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2011 August Moments


August 2011


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Upcoming Events

Saturday, Aug. 13

Alumni Picnic and B-Mets:
A picnic and Binghamton Mets baseball game are planned for this Southern Tier Chapter Event. NYSEG Stadium, Binghamton, N.Y., at 5:30 p.m. Register today.

Friday, Aug. 19-22

Rugby Alumnae Reunion:
Reconnect with SUNY Cortland friends and meet new ones! Lansing, N.Y. Contact Lori Panarello ’84 at 

Saturday, Aug. 21

WNY Golf TournamenProceeds benefit the Western New York Cortland Alumni Scholarship Fund. Glen Oak Golf Course, East Amherst, N.Y. Register today.




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Former Football Player Writes His Own Song in the Pros

Joseph “Joe” Lopez ’11, who in July signed a professional contract to play in the Arena Football League, piled up honors and set school records in Cortland.

And during his college days, his singing ability matched his athletic prowess. Learn more about Lopez’s lesser-known vocal talent and his early experiences in professional football.

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Alumna Makes Her SUNY Cortland Legacy Permanent

Margaret “Peg” Curry ’52 attended SUNY Cortland during an historic era. Through a lifetime of giving, she has permanently etched her name in the College’s story.

Learn more about SUNY Cortland’s upcoming dedication of the Brockway Hall first-floor lobby to Curry and more about supporting The Cortland Fund.

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Multicultural Reunion Will Honor Late Alumnus

The Multicultural Reunion, coordinated by the Alumni Affairs and Multicultural Life and Diversity Offices, will take place Sept. 23-25. The weekend will honor the late Calvin Louis-Juste ’09 with a memorial and 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Russell Ferguson ’81, the director of diversity management for New York state's Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, will offer the keynote speech.

The Alumni Affairs Office wants to make sure all interested alumni are invited. To receive a mailing and notification for future Multicultural Life and Diversity events, please complete the Diversity, Equity, Social Justice or Multicultural interest form.

Check Out Alumni Reunion 2011 Highlights

More than 550 alumni and friends returned to a buzzing campus July 15-17 for Alumni Reunion 2011. A packed weekend included a golf tournament, decade parties and exclusive events for special guests. The SUNY Cortland Alumni Association recognized the service of four graduates and an emeritus staff member with its highest honors during the Alumni Luncheon.

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Join Us For WNY Golf Scholarship Tournament

Take the opportunity to raise money for a local SUNY Cortland student from Western New York and reconnect with old friends. The Western New York Annual Golf Tournament and Fundraiser will take place on Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Glen Oak Golf Course in East Amherst, N.Y. The tournament will start at 1 p.m.

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