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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!)

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Summer “Soul”-stice in Plattsburgh, NY

    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

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Getting Ready and Planning Ahead: Coming to Graduate School

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

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Where Are They Now? Graduate Alumni Perspectives

Danielle Morales graduated from the School Psychology (M.A./C.A.S.) program in 2014. She is now working and living in California as a school psychologist. Read on for more about Danielle’s experiences: “I was initially drawn to the School Psychology (M.A./C.A.S.) program at SUNY Plattsburgh due to the positive things I read online regarding the careers of school psychologists. I read… Continue reading Where Are They Now? Graduate Alumni Perspectives

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New Experiences in Grad School: Study Abroad

Graduate study is all about experiencing new things, be they in the classroom or outside of it. As a graduate student at SUNY Plattsburgh, you are welcome to study abroad — provided you have time in your schedule to do it! Here is a perspective on studying abroad from a current graduate student in the… Continue reading New Experiences in Grad School: Study Abroad