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Master’s Speech-Language Pathology Program Earns Reaccreditation

Mia Morgillo For those who wish to go into clinical work for speech, language and communication disorders, completing a graduate degree at an accredited speech-language pathology program is a necessity. SUNY Plattsburgh just received such reaccreditation from the Council on...

Tech fee increase proposed for next year

Adeeb Chowdhury Proposals for an increased 2021-22 Educational Technology fee as well as the optional Green Fee were presented during the SA meeting March 13. Dean of Library and Information Technology Services Holly Heller-Ross, presented the proposal for the 2021-22 Educational...

College Honors victims of Sexual Assault

John Church This April, SUNY Plattsburgh Title IX and RADIUS is taking the time to honor individuals who have experienced sexual assault. Since April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, SUNY Plattsburgh is bringing awareness to campus. Throughout the month, the...

In the Cards

Joseph Kile, a public relations major at SUNY Plattsburgh and member of the men’s hockey team, has felt frustration and dismay toward this hockey season due to the pandemic. He is itching to play a true game. “It has been...

Programming Advocate role opens up

Natalie St. Denis Campus Housing and Community Living is welcoming a new position to residential life. A Programming Advocate has the role of creating programs for students, which is something Community Advocates currently have to tackle on top of their...

Alumnus leads saliva-based testing

Johanna Weeks SUNY Plattsburgh Alumnus, Dr. Frank Middleton, has led statewide COVID-19 pool testing. His idea to measure coronavirus through saliva was criticized and doubted. However, the saliva swab testing has impacted the campus community as well as other SUNY...

Campus frustration sparks conversation

Cromwell hosts Zoom to discuss racist comment Mataeo Smith About 90 members of the SUNY Plattsburgh community gathered Wednesday afternoon via Zoom to discuss the college’s response to Sports and Wellness Administrative Assistant Rebecca Barnes’ racist Facebook reply last May. Vice...

Social Work program gets re-accredited

Mia Morgillo The professionalism of SUNY Plattsburgh’s social work program has been backed by Council on Social Work Education accreditation since 1994, and is now re-accredited for another eight years. The program allows students to not only earn their Bachelor of...

Bjelko competes for track and volleyball

Bio-med major finds time to compete in two sports Jonas Ward Kaitlyn Bjelko, better known as KB by her friends, decided to branch out from the women’s volleyball team, to the women’s track team. She is a junior track and field...

Employee makes racist comment online

Mataeo Smith A SUNY Plattsburgh 2014 alumna, who asked to remain anonymous for safety concerns, discovered a racist reply on Facebook last May, written by Sports and Wellness Administrative Assistant Rebecca Barnes, validating an initial comment by another user saying,...
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