“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
Are you living in Plattsburgh or the surrounding area this summer? New to the area? Or simply looking for something fun to do while visiting campus? Plattsburgh has a lot of amazing summer opportunities! From food and drinks, to sights and events, we’ve got a comprehensive list of some “must trys” for a… Continue reading Summer “Soul”-stice in Plattsburgh, NY
The warm season is upon us–finally! After a typically brutal winter here in Plattsburgh, Graduate Admissions is coming out of hibernation to prepare for the fall semester. Planning ahead is probably one of the most valuable habits in the academic world. But it’s summer and summer means Netflix, reading for fun, and picnics by Hawkins… Continue reading Getting Ready and Planning Ahead: Coming to Graduate School
Graduate school can be an opportunity for many to change their lives, reinvent themselves, and discover their true passions. Some graduate programs at SUNY Plattsburgh accept applicants who have an unrelated undergraduate degree, like the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.), Fitness and Wellness Leadership (M.S.), Master of Science for Teachers (M.S.T.), and Student Affairs & Higher Education… Continue reading A Change of Heart: Pursuing Graduate Study in a New Field
Funding your graduate education can feel like a completely different process from your undergraduate experience. Most institutions have fewer financial awards available for graduate students than there are for undergraduates, while simultaneously charging a higher tuition rate for graduate credit hours. Hopefully you started thinking about how to fund your graduate education before you even… Continue reading How to Pay for Grad School
Have you ever wondered about our current graduates and alumni’s perspectives about their programs? Look no further! In this edition of Student Perspectives, we asked Alexis Clune, a second-year Professional Science Master’s: Environmental Science (M.S.) graduate student for her perspective on her program. “I was originally drawn to SUNY Plattsburgh’s Professional Science Master’s: Environmental Science (M.S.)… Continue reading Student Perspectives – January 2017
In this edition of Student Perspectives, we’ve asked Scott Sheehan, a 2016 graduate of the Student Affairs and Higher Education (M.S.) program some questions about his time in grad study at SUNY Plattsburgh.