Spring 2021 Guide and COVID-19 information

Special Events for the President

Important Information:

COVID-19 Update: Special Events for the President is open but all staff members are working remotely.
We invite you to connect with us via email at special.eventsoffice@cortland.edu.
For more information regarding COVID-19, please review SUNY Cortland's website for resources and updates.

Special Events for the President is responsible for programming many significant college-wide events which contribute towards the enhancement of academic and student life, scholarly recognition and our community of "Champions."

The activities planned by our office offer a consistent means to showcase SUNY Cortland as a prospering, lively and unified family of faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends and community. Special Events for the President continually strive to seek new opportunities that will enhance our partnerships with organizations, schools, agencies, and businesses throughout the region, the nation, and the world.

Programs and Services

  • Coordinates All-College Ceremonial Events:
    • Honors Convocation, President's List, and Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement.
  • Supports the College President in the organization and implementation of high profile, high-impact events.
  • Organizes presidentially hosted events for important guests to campus, including but not limited to high-level state, national, and international visitors and delegation.

If you need information and/or event planning resources, please contact our office to see how we can provide event planning management and services on behalf of your department or organization.

Special Events for the President

Miller Building, Room 216

Samantha Howell
Special Events Coordinator
President’s Office
607-753-5453

Susan Vleck
Special Events Assistant
President’s Office
607-753-2377

Tracey DelVecchio
Event Relations Assistant
President's Office
607-753-2201

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