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2013 April Moments


April 2013

Department Newsletters

Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education

Institute for Civic Engagement

Multicultural Life and Diversity Office

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 22
Concert by Guy Webb:

Guy B. Webb, former director of the College Singers, will bring his Missouri State University Concert Chorale to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 46 N. Main St., Cortland. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 25
Parks Alumni House Garden Clean-up:

Alumni are asked to help prepare the historic grounds for the upcoming summer season. Please email the Parks Alumni House if you are available for a shift between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Saturday, June 1
Family Day at the Zoo:
Save the date to join us at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, N.Y.

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Association Names Distinguished and Honorary Alumni

The SUNY Cortland Alumni Association will honor three alumni with its highest honors at Alumni Reunion 2013, scheduled for July 12-14.

Mary Joy Greene Sherlach '78, Distinguished Alumna (posthumously)

Sarah F. Child '07, Distinguished Young Alumna

Louise M. Conley, Honorary Alumna

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National Teacher of the Year Puts Students First

Tom Winiecki ’81, M.S.Ed. ’86, a physical education teacher of more than 30 years, recently was named the 2013 NFL Network Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Thousands of teachers from across the country were nominated for the award.

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Alumni Couple Builds Green Dream Home

Chad DeVoe M.A.T. '04 and his wife, Courtney Coffey DeVoe M.S.Ed. '08, work for several hours each day on their earthship in Freeville, N.Y. — a sustainable housing structure made entirely of recycled materials that gets all of its water and heat by natural means.

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Alumnus Takes Lessons from Weight Room to Classroom

Tony Gentilcore ’02, a respected Boston-based fitness trainer for nearly 100 professional baseball players, returned to campus in early April to inspire students, even finding time to lift weights with them in Tomik Fitness Facility.

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Practicality Defines College’s Two New Graduate Programs

Two new master’s programs in sustainable energy systems and communication sciences and disorders are aimed at preparing people for fields with job growth opportunity. Both programs offer degrees on a two-year track.

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New Grads Looking to Get Linked With Alumni 

Members of the Class of 2013 are celebrating the final days of their undergraduate careers. Help them off to a great start as young alumni by posting advice, answering questions or submitting a new job opportunity at your organization.

Visit the SUNY Cortland LinkedIn page

Sibling Stage Celebrities Make Final Curtain Call

Siblings Timothy and Annali Alexander Fuchs, who recently performed their final show at SUNY Cortland, represent the type of student talent that will reside in a renovated Dowd Fine Arts Center. The star musical theatre majors are set on making it big in New York City.

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