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  Issue Number 18 • Tuesday, June 7, 2022  


Campus Champion

University Police Officer Danielle Salisbury designed official Pride Month patches that let campus police officers across New York state show support for the LGBTQ+ community throughout June. The patch project doubles as a fundraiser for the Point Foundation and you can read more about it online. Officer Salisbury also instructs students and staff on behalf of the Green Dot bystander intervention programs and she teaches self-defense for UPD’s Rape Aggression Defense sexual assault prevention training. Plus, she’s a certified New York Police Juvenile Officer, bringing to the department skills needed to assist with issues impacting young people on campus.

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Monday, June 13

Newman Foundation Golf Tournament: Golf to support a good cause at the Newman Foundation of Cortland Third Annual Golf Tournament, Cortland Country Club, shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. To register, contact Tricia Wilder, director of Catholic Campus Ministry.

Saturday, June 18

Juneteenth Celebration in Cortland: Speakers, family friendly vendors, music, hosted by the Cortland County Community of Color (C4), Courthouse Park on Church Street, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, June 24

Orientation for transfer students: Session 1, online via Webex, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 28

Orientation for first-year students: Session 1, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, June 29

Orientation for transfer students: Session 2, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, June 30

Orientation for first-year students: Session 2, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, July 14 to Sunday, July 17

Reunion 2022: Alumni return to campus for this annual event, register online.

UPD officers showing pride

A Pride Month patch designed by a SUNY Cortland officer will be worn throughout the SUNY system read more

Graduate students build awareness of aphasia

June has been declared Aphasia Awareness Month locally thanks to the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department. read more

Capture the Moment


Signing off from the 2022 Blackbird Film Fest are filmmakers, student interns, alumni and others who helped make this year’s event a success. Films were shown May 19 to 22 in Old Main Brown Auditorium, with other events taking place throughout the community. Of the 1,196 films submitted to Blackbird’s judges, 136 films were screened over the four days. View more photos from the festival.

In Other News

Two community members honored for service

SUNY Cortland, TC3 to host Juneteenth celebration

Celebrating Pride Month at SUNY Cortland

Religious inclusion at SUNY Cortland

Orientation sessions to begin June 24

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Faculty/Staff Activities

Eileen Gilroy shared that her graduate students accepted a proclamation declaring June 2022 as Aphasia Awareness Month in Cortland County. read more

Daniela Baban Hurrle was awarded the Clark Center Internationalization Award in April. read more

Jeremy Jimenez had an essay advocating for indigenous land management in a climate changing world published. read more

Patricia Martinez de la Vega Mansilla received the Clark Center Internationalization Award in April. read more

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In Memoriam

Josephine Ogden, who was employed at SUNY Cortland as a secretary for 37 years, died on Sunday, May 15.

Russell R. Scott, who worked as an office assistant in the Duplicating Center for over 21 years until his retirement in 2021, died on Monday, May 23.

Willi A. Uschald, director of International Programs emeritus and professor emeritus of foreign languages, died on Sunday, May 22.

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