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Third Thursdays

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Third Thursdays

The Young Alumni Council is excited to announce Ignite, events and outreach targeted to young alumni, and its first program, Third Thursdays! Young alumni ambassadors will host alumni who graduated in the last decade at locations across the nation the third Thursday of every month. 

No registration is necessary. Just show up and enjoy hanging out with your fellow Red Dragons. Look for your young alumni host in red near a SUNY Cortland banner.

Kick off the first day of Spring at the next Third Thursday, held March 20 in the following areas:

  • Rockland County
    T.G.I. Fridays
    Palisades Mall, 4482 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack
    7 p.m.
    Featuring $3 drinks and appetizers 

  • Syracuse
    120 Walton St.
    7 p.m.

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SUNY Cortland encourages all alumni to show their Red and White spirit at all times. SUNY Cortland alumni are reminded that they serve as ambassadors of the College at collegiate events. We ask that you have fun and that your behavior in the community be reflective this role. We appreciate and thank you for your support and encouragement.

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Become a Young Alumni Host

Want to host a Third Thursday? It's simple:

  • Contact the Alumni Affairs Office at or 607-753-2516 and let us know you are interested in becoming a young alumni host. 
  • Obtain a venue in your area that is willing to host the event.
  • The Alumni Affairs Office will advertise the event and send you a box of event materials.
  • Wear red the day of the event.  Mix and mingle with Red Dragons!
  • Following the event, share your feedback and the event sign-in sheets with the Alumni Affairs Office.
Questions? Contact the Alumni Affairs Office at 607-753-2516 or