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2012 March Moments


March 2012

Department Newsletters

Institute for
Civic Engagement

Multicultural Life and Diversity

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 31,
5:30 p.m.

B-Sens Hockey Game:
Join us for a buffet dinner in the Arena Club at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton. Watch the defending Calder Cup Champion Binghamton Senators take on the Syracuse Crunch.

Saturday, March 31,
5:30 p.m.

Dinner and a Musical:
Enjoy dinner at the Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House with special guest speaker Thomas Hischak, a SUNY Cortland professor of performing arts. The evening concludes with a performance of 'Violet' in the Dowd Performing Arts Center.

Thursday, April 12
6 p.m.

Phoenix Educators Social:
Phoenix-area alumni who are educators are invited to attend a free event in Arizona hosted by the Alumni Association and the Field Experience and School Partnerships Office.
Register online

Sunday, April 29,
4 p.m.

Gospel Choir Concert:
Attend the spring concert in Old Main Brown Auditorium featuring special tributes to Whitney Houston, Sam Cooke, Moses Hoga and Kirk Franklin. For tickets and more information email Sam Kelley, SUNY distinguished service professor of communication studies.

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Thanks, Alumni

Michael Tota
The menís lacrosse attackman, who just received the Irmgard Mechlenburg Taylor Award for earning the highest GPA in the School of Arts and Sciences, says alumni contribute to each victory.


Raquette Lake's 42-Year Field Trip

For more than four decades, a program created by Douglas Pens '67, M '71 has taken high school students to the Adirondacks, courtesy of SUNY Cortland. Thanks to his vision, thousands of teens have experienced the College's Outdoor Education Center at Raquette Lake. Many developed a lifelong love of science and the wilderness.

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WW II Era Alumni to Honor Influential Campus Leader

Anthony "Tony" Tesori '39 helped put SUNY Cortland on the map, almost literally. Now, World War II era alumni have launched a campaign to honor his contributions.

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Lacrosse Weekend Calls Red Dragon Nation

One hundred and sixty six All-America selections. Four national championships. One program. Men's lacrosse alumni and fans are invited to celebrate one of Cortlandís most decorated sports programs during a special weekend in October.

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Academic Hall of Fame Welcomes Suad Joseph '66

Suad Joseph '66, a groundbreaking anthropologist who specializes in Middle Eastern studies, becomes the 11th inductee into the SUNY Cortland Academic Hall of Fame on Monday, April 2.

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Educating a Champion: Laura Platt

Laura Platt spent two weeks studying biology deep in the Adirondack Mountains at the Raquette Lake Outdoor Education Center and discovered a career path that might let her stay outside.

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Young Cultural Fraternities Offer Latino Flavor

Three Latino fraternal organizations have sprung up at the College in recent years. The Sigma Lambda Upsilon sorority, dormant on campus since the mid-1990s, will bring that number to four.

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You're Invited to Raquette Lake This Summer

Don't make it through the summer without making a trip to the Adirondacks. The Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education offers many getaway and reunion options between June and September.

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