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An Adirondack Autumn: Plattsburgh Edition

  “Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ― William Cullen Bryant     Say ‘hello’ to Autumn! Our North Country foliage gently shifts from neutral greens to a beloved frenzy of oranges, yellows, and reds.  We eagerly replace our sandals with boots, cover our tank-tops with sweaters, and relinquish our shorts for jeans.  The drink of choice… Continue reading An Adirondack Autumn: Plattsburgh Edition

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Cultivating Community: A ‘thank you’ to all of our PSU grads!

  First of all… We want to say thank you to all of our grads (new, current, and graduated!). You’ve shown continuous support for our efforts in planning and executing grad student social events. In turn, you’ve built a solid and exceptional community of people.   Photo from: Naked Turtle Summer Social, July 2017  … Continue reading Cultivating Community: A ‘thank you’ to all of our PSU grads!

General Grad School Advice · Graduate Student Experiences · Student Perspectives · Tips and Hints for Grad School

Summer Blues: Transitioning From the Sunshine to the Classroom

  As of right now, there are 05 days, 17 hours, and 47 minutes before the fall 2017 semester begins…You feeling bummed yet? Or maybe you’re frantically indulging in the sweetness of these final days.  Maybe you’re on to your next year of grad school, or maybe you’re a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed newcomer…  No matter,… Continue reading Summer Blues: Transitioning From the Sunshine to the Classroom

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Teacher Education Student Perspectives: Take II

“When one teaches, two learn.” -Robert Heinlein ••• Our Plattsburgh State Teacher Education graduate students are learning about learning! This is the second installment of our summer blog series: Teacher Education Student Perspectives. Our campus has amazing Teacher Education programs, and there’s so much to learn about them.  We’re excited to shine a spotlight on these… Continue reading Teacher Education Student Perspectives: Take II

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Teacher Education Student Perspectives

Education [ej-oo–key-shuhn]: the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. ••• Joseph Joubert said, “To teach is to learn twice.” Our Plattsburgh State Teacher Education graduate students are learning about learning! We’re starting a new… Continue reading Teacher Education Student Perspectives

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Write This Down!: Grads Reveal Their Most Treasured On-Campus Resources

Whether you’re new to campus, or you attended SUNY Plattsburgh for your undergraduate degree, you may not be aware of some of the incredible resources available to you as a graduate student.  From library resources, to book nooks, we’ve got the inside scoop about the on-campus resources from the staff/current graduate students in the Graduate… Continue reading Write This Down!: Grads Reveal Their Most Treasured On-Campus Resources

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Packing Tips: A not-so-comprehensive list (because moving is complicated!)

So you’re moving to Plattsburgh and you haven’t started packing, or you have but very s…l…o…w…l…y. Picking up and putting down new roots can be exciting: you get to rearrange stuff, throw out stuff, buy new stuff, but mostly be overwhelmed by all the stuff. As the title of this blog suggests, moving is synonymous… Continue reading Packing Tips: A not-so-comprehensive list (because moving is complicated!)