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2011 October Moments

October 2011


Department Newsletters

Civic Engagement
Multicultural Life & Diversity

Upcoming Events

Monday, Oct. 24

Interview Etiquette Dinner:
6 p.m., Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge, SUNY Cortland.

Friday, Oct. 28

C-Club Hall of Fame Weekend:
Celebration of Robert Wallace ’53, Hall of Fame Room, Park Center, SUNY Cortland.

Saturday, Oct. 29

C-Club Hall of Fame Weekend:
C-Club Hall of Fame Banquet, Corey Union Function Room, SUNY Cortland.
Saturday, Oct. 29

Performing Arts Alumni Reception and Musical:
Dowd Fine Arts Center, SUNY Cortland.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Cortaca Jug Football Game:
The Red Dragons take on the Ithaca Bombers at Butterfield Stadium, Ithaca. Cheer them on!

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College Launches $25 Million Campaign

“Educating Champions, the Campaign for Cortland,” the second capital campaign in the College’s 143-year history, was formally announced Sept. 24 at a special kick-off event for College alumni and supporters. The campaign will support programs focused on four campus priorities. The effort has already raised nearly $20 million during a three-year “silent phase.”

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Help Secure a Cortaca Jug Win

The football game Sports Illustrated dubbed “the biggest little game in the nation” is only a month away. Alumni are encouraged to purchase a limited number of tickets early and help turn Butterfield Stadium red and white when Cortland squares off against Ithaca on Saturday, Nov. 12, at noon. This year’s alumni offerings include a VIP experience with bus transportation to the game, an Alumni House breakfast and a New York City gathering.

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Educating a Champion: Annali Fuchs

The musical theatre major from Freeville, N.Y., has Broadway aspirations and the talent to back them up. She knows that a comfortable, small town university can launch her big city dreams.

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Multicultural Reunion Prompts Important Conversations

Powerful speakers and a touching memorial service for Calvin Louis-Juste ’09 made the 2011 Multicultural Reunion an event to remember. Alumni speakers, including Russell Ferguson ’81, pictured at left, addressed the importance of practices such as inclusion and intentional action in their talks.

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SUNY Cortland to Become Tobacco-Free Campus

As part of its ongoing effort to become one of the healthiest higher education institutions in the United States, the College will become a tobacco-free campus on Jan. 1, 2013. The new policy, developed over the course of a year, prohibits all tobacco use on campus, not just smoking.

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Room Dedications Honor Alumnae

A pair of September naming dedications permanently established the SUNY Cortland legacies of two alumnae. The lecture hall formerly known as Sperry Center, Room 104 was named the Mary L. Hobson '61 Lecture Hall to honor the late alumna and the former small gallery room in the Ruth E. Dowd Fine Arts Center became the Marjorie Bremiller Wheeler '43 and Henry Adams Wheeler Gallery to recognize the alumna, pictured to the left, and her late husband.

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View Highlights from Room Dedications

Photo galleries have been added to commemorate the room dedications for Mary L. Hobson '61 and Marjorie Bremiller Wheeler '43 and Henry Adams Wheeler. Hobson’s husband, Robert, is pictured to the left.

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Super Bowl Raffle Tickets Offer Chance of a Lifetime

Super Bowl XLVI raffle tickets for the Feb. 5 game in Indianapolis, Ind. are now available. A drawing will be held Dec. 22 to pick the winner of two game tickets, a three-night hotel stay and $1,000 cash for travel and expenses. Only 500 tickets will be sold at $100 apiece. All proceeds benefit the Cortland College Foundation.

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