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The Bulletin: Campus News for the SUNY Cortland Community

  Issue Number 2 • Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013  


Campus Champion

Dancing, singing or acting, senior Lauren Puente is equally comfortable on stage. Catch this talented woman, named Outstanding Dance Student for 2013 by the National Dance Association, in several performances this fall, including the rock musical “Rockabye Hamlet” Sept. 27 and 28, “The Rocky Horror Show” on Oct. 11, and, if she receives the callback, as Ghost of Christmas Future in the November production of “A Christmas Carol.” Time permitting, Lauren will sing in the College Singers and Choral Union concerts on Nov. 10 and Dec. 3. Stay tuned for what lies ahead for what’s certain to be a production-packed future.

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Wednesday, Sept. 11

Wartime Italy Film Series: “Roma, città aperta” (“Rome, Open City”), by filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, 1945, Sperry Center, Room 205, 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, Sept. 11

September 11th Remembrance Ceremony: Corey Union steps, 9 p.m. Rain site: Corey Union Function Room

Thursday, Sept. 12

Dowd Gallery Artist’s Talk: Lin Price on the exhibition “Connective Existence,” Dowd Gallery, 9 Main St., 3rd Floor, 5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Cortland Nites: “ThinkFast Trivia Game Show,” Corey Union Function Room, 8-11:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Constitution Day Lecture: “Facebook Challenges the First Amendment,” Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge, 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Wartime Italy Film Series: “L’uomo che verrà” (“The Man Who Will Come”), by filmmaker Giorgio Diritti, 2009, Sperry Center, Room 205, 7 p.m. 

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Open Mic Night: Corey Union Exhibition Lounge, 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Rozanne M. Brooks Lecture Series: “Conflict Resolution in the Congress: an Oxymoron?” by Jay Pierson, the former floor assistant to the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Moffett Center, Room 2125, 4:30 p.m. A speaker reception begins at 4 p.m. in the Brooks Museum, Moffett Center, Room 2126.

Thursday, Sept. 19

Beard Gallery Exhibition: Interactive Media Student Exhibition by Associate Professor of Art and Art History Martine Barnaby and her students, exhibit runs through Tuesday, Oct. 1, Beard Gallery, Main Street SUNY, 9 Main St., first floor. 

Friday, Sept. 20

C-Club Hall of Fame Weekend: Continues through Saturday, Sept. 21.

Monday, Sept. 23

Concert: Brass-hoppers, Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge, 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in Corey Union, Room 406, or beginning one hour prior to the performance at Brockway Hall. 

Monday, Sept. 23

Wartime italy Film Series: “Baciami, piccina” (“Kiss Me, Baby”) filmmaker Roberto Cimpanelli, 2006, Sperry Center, Room 205, 7 p.m. 

Tuesday, Sept. 24

National Voter Registration Day 

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Panel Presentation: “The Cortland Educational Experience: A Diversity of Student Stories,” as part of the CICC Inter/Action themed series, Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge, 4:30 p.m. 

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Dowd Gallery Artist’s Talk: “Connective Existence: Paintings by Lin Price and Projects by Simon Høgsberg,” artist Høgsberg and art and art history students will participate in an interactive talk, Dowd Gallery, 9 Main St., 3rd Floor, 5:30 p.m. The exhibit continues through Thursday, Oct. 3.

SUNY Cortland Ranked One of America’s “Best Colleges”

The College leaps 10 places higher in the annual ranking list. read more

Students Pounce on Belize Zoo Project

These recreation majors tackled a big accessibility project over Spring Break. read more

Capture the Moment


Campus was brimming with Red Dragon pride for SUNY Cortland's celebration of College Colors Day on Aug. 30. Students enjoyed an ice cream social while scores of campus community members posed for an afternoon photo on the steps of Corey Union. Graduates also joined in the fun by sharing their photos on the Alumni Association's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

In Other News

Top State Constitution Experts to Meet at SUNY Cortland

College to Remember 9/11 with Ceremony

National Speaker to Raise Alcohol Awareness

Brass-hoppers to Perform on Sept. 23

Constitution Day Talk Considers Free Speech on Facebook

Quit Challenge Backs Tobacco-Free Pledge

‘Wartime Italy’ Film Series Continues

College Council to Meet Sept. 23

Nominations Sought for Dedicated Teacher’s Award

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People on the Move

Alexandru Balas Heads Clark Center

Faculty/Staff Activities

Timothy J. Baroni had two papers published in Mycotaxon, the international journal of fungal taxonomy and nomenclature. read more

Alexander G. Gonzalez had an article published in ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews. read more

Jordan Kobritz wrote an article commenting on the proposed settlement of the NFL concussion lawsuit. read more

Kathryn Kramer reviewed the Shanghai Biennale art exhibition for publication in Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism. read more

Jean W. LeLoup had her article published in The IALLT Journal for Language Learning Technologies. read more

Robert Ponterio and Jean LeLoup along with a co-author, had an article published in the September issue of The NECTFL Review. read more

Robert Spitzer authored an article titled “What’s Old Is New Again: Political Science, Law, and Constitutional Meaning.” read more

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