Photo of 1967 Tug of War

Homecoming 2012 to Bring Back Tug-of-War, Sporting Events, Friends

A tug-of-war. Friends. A tailgate tent party. Faculty. Sporting events. Memories.

There may be hundreds of reasons to come back to campus, but according to Director of Alumni Relations Joanne Nelson, one tends to stand above the rest, and that is the chance to reconnect. Read more.

Events Calendar

View complete or alumni event listings.

  • Gibson Brothers
    Bluegrass for the Next Generation Concert
    Nov. 16
    E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall
  • Night of Nations
    Nov. 23
    E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall
  • Reception for Alumni in Legal Professions
    Dec. 2
    SUNY Plaza, Albany, N.Y.
  • Winter Jazz Concert
    Dec. 7
    E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall
  • Soulful Christmas
    Gospel Choir Concert
    Dec. 8
    E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall
  • Commencement Receptions
    Dec. 13
    Main and Queensbury Campuses
  • Culinary Institute of America Tour and Dinner
    Hyde Park, N.Y.
  • Albany Networking Night
    Jan. 9
    6-8 p.m.
    SUNY Plaza, Albany, N.Y.
  • New York City Networking Night
    Jan. 23
    6-8 p.m.
    SUNY Global Center, New York City
  • Plattsburgh Networking Night
    Jan. 30
    6-8 p.m.
    Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center

  • July 10-13, 2014

Photo of Dr. Stephen Danna at the Queensbury campus

New Dean of Branch Campus is Educational Agent for Change

SUNY Plattsburgh has appointed Dr. Stephen Danna as new dean of the college’s branch campus at Queensbury.

The Long Island native didn’t start out as an educator. In fact, his interest in biology and marine life led him to a degree in oceanography and a stint with the government as an oceanographer. It wasn’t until he was invited to be a guest speaker at a small middle school in Bay St. Louis, Miss., that he unearthed a desire to teach. Read more.


Photo of SUNY Plattsburgh students working out in the Fitness Center

Satellite Fitness Center Opens in Renovated Hood Hall

Students in Hood Hall can now roll of out bed and head straight downstairs for a workout. The opening of a new fitness center right in the residence hall means they don’t have to leave the building to lift weights or run on the treadmill.

Open to students who are fitness center members, the new site is designed to ease congestion at the Memorial Hall location and offer up convenience to on-campus students. Read more.

Scholarship Recipient Makes Most of Experience

Erin Burdick is a self-described former over-perfectionist.

She didn’t just strive for perfection. She expected perfection. Read more.



Photo of students carrying belongings to their dorms on Move-In DayNew Students Diverse, Academically Strong

Having surpassed its enrollment goals for fall 2012, the college is welcoming the most diverse freshman class in its history. Read more.

Contact Information

For more information about the SUNY Plattsburgh alumni newsletter, please contact:

Aubrey Bresett '01
Director of Advancement Communications
Phone: (518) 564-3095

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