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2012 October Moments


October 2012

Department Newsletters

Multicultural Life and Diversity

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Oct. 27

NYC Chapter Event:
A pre-game tailgate and Cortland football action calls all alumni in the New York City area.
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Saturday, Nov. 10
11:30 a.m.

Cortaca Game:
Need tickets to the big game? SUNY Cortland Athletics and the Alumni Association are happy to give you the opportunity in our annual ticket lottery.
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Cortaca Parks Alumni House Party:
Cheer on the Red Dragons in style at the Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House. Watch the game on an 80-inch projection screen and be treated to a delicious lunch.
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Cortaca Stone Lounge Party:
Want to enjoy the game and mingle with friends at the same time? Join fellow alumni and friends at the Stone Lounge, in downtown Cortland. 
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Cortaca Reunion for 1990-2012 Varsity Athletes:
The Alumni Association is excited to host alumni at a special Reunion for varsity athletes who graduated between 1990-2012. We have tickets exclusively for varsity alumni athletes on a first-come, first-served basis.
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NYC Chapter Cortaca Event:
Share the Cortaca experience from noon to 4 p.m. with the New York City Chapter at Manny's on Second, located at 1770 2nd Ave. in Manhattan (between 92nd and 93rd Streets). Contact Robert Vinal '71, NYC Chapter Chair, if you plan to attend or need additional information. Registration is not required.
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Wednesday, Nov. 28 -
Thursday, Nov. 29

California Alumni Socials:
You and a guest are invited to join alumni and friends on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the home of Seth Meisler ’76 and John Devine, in San Francisco or on Thursday Nov. 29, at the home of James Benham ’67 and Jane Sheehy Benham ’68 in Pleasanton, Calif.
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Have You Caught Cortaca Fever?

One game. One tradition. One unforgettable afternoon of memories. The 54th Cortaca Jug game takes place at noon Saturday, Nov. 10, at the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex. Whether you’re looking to watch the game from near or far, the Alumni Association has you covered. And if you're looking for a ticket, be sure to act fast. The deadline to enter the ticket lottery is Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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Grad Takes Funny Guy Approach to TV, Life

A playful approach to life is one of the reasons R.J. Kelly III ’87, who TV viewers might recognize from popular Ally Bank commercials, has found success in national advertisements. His demeanor at SUNY Cortland was just as light-hearted, he remembers.

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For One Winner, Super Seats for Super Cheap

With $100, you can almost afford one of the newest iPod nanos from Apple. Or, for the same amount, you can earn a shot at an all-inclusive Super Bowl trip for two in New Orleans. All proceeds from SUNY Cortland’s Super Bowl raffle benefit student scholarships. The drawing takes place Friday, Dec. 21.

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Educating Champions: Taking Future Teachers to Thailand

Thanks to a unique partnership with a university in Bangkok, SUNY Cortland is in the process of establishing a regular study-abroad partnership for future teachers. This summer, childhood/early childhood education majors traveled to Southeast Asia for the first time.

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A Weekend to Remember for Lax Alumni

Hundreds of former players and supporters of College's men's lacrosse team gathered in mid-October for the Friends of Cortland Lacrosse reunion weekend. Relive the memories with a photo gallery of the weekend's events.

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The weekend also highlighted the men's lacrosse fundraising initiative. Consider supporting the ongoing Friends of Cortland Lacrosse Fund by indicating on the online form that your gift should be directed to Friends of Cortland Lacrosse.


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