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2012-05-01 02:27:32

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: SUNY Plattsburgh has been awarded Best of Category at the Awards for Excellence by SUNYCUAD. The award comes after the school's work with Manhattan-based ad agency Conversation. The campaign featured a wide range of tactics, including radio spots, online display ads, search engine marketing and landing pages, which provided insight into real-life student experiences and the opportunities for prospective students in attending SUNY Plattsburgh. It...

2012-04-19 02:28:20

NEW YORK, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Conversation is proud to announce that it has been selected as the winner of the Bronze Award for Radio Advertising/Series in the 27th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. The award specifically pertains to the work done by Conversation on their recent SUNY Plattsburgh campaign. "The objective was to reach potential students, as well as decision makers, from the Hudson Valley region of New York and Long Island," said Client Services Account...

2011-07-21 06:45:00

NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh announces that it has retained New York City-based Conversation, LLC to assist with overall advertising needs. SUNY Plattsburgh, whose tagline is "Imagine what you will accomplish," offers more than 60 majors. "We're excited to move forward with a new campaign," said Bryce Hoffman, executive director of marketing and communications for Plattsburgh. "We have a lot of opportunities to offer,...

2011-07-19 06:45:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NYC-based ad agency Conversation, LLC announces the win of a new account today - SUNY Plattsburgh - after an unusual pitch in early June. "We decided to take our pitch to the next level," said Conversation founder Frank O'Brien. "Education accounts are extremely important to us, and we wanted to show that we truly believe in everything we promote and offer." Conversation's team decided to follow their motto and "bridge the gap" by decreasing the...

2010-06-14 14:32:00

PLATTSBURGH, NY, June 14 /PRNewswire/ - Community leaders and the Canadian Pacific Police Service will brief media on trespassing problems at the Cumberland Ave overpass. Who: Canadian Pacific Police Service Plattsburgh Police Department When: 11AM Tuesday, June 15, 2010 Where: Cumberland Avenue bridge. Trespassing on railway property is both illegal and very dangerous, with serious injuries or fatalities resulting from past incidents. About the...

2009-09-18 11:25:24

A college student collecting mud samples in Plattsburgh, N.Y., found seal bones dating to prehistoric times, officials said. The 15 bones found by Jake McAdoo, a State University of New York, SUNY, student, include the tibia, jaw, a tooth and ribs, the college said in a release Thursday. Seal fossils are a pretty rare find for New York, said Robert Feranec, curator of vertebrate paleontology at the New York State Museum. McAdoo and his fellow geology students found the bones earlier this...

2009-06-09 08:00:00

Who says business and pleasure don't mix? ROUSES POINT, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Settled in 1783 by Canadian refugees, Rouses Point is not only on the northernmost border of New York State, it's also where Lake Champlain meets the rest of the world. Named after Jacques Rouse, an early settler in the area, the village grew gradually from land grants awarded to soldiers of the Revolutionary War. Steamboats soon became a major business in the village. Although the steamboats are gone...

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By Andrea VanValkenburg, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Aug. 6--PLATTSBURGH -- A propane spill led to the evacuation of parts of Champlain Centre around midday Tuesday. Dozens of shoppers and employees were evacuated from the mall shortly before noon when propane was spilled in the parking lot near the Food Court entrance. "When we got out of the movies, all we could smell was gas. And they said we couldn't go outside (the Food Court) or get our cars," Penny Conroy of...

2008-08-05 18:00:19

By Andrea VanValkenburg, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Aug. 5--PLATTSBURGH -- A propane spill led to the evacuation of parts of Champlain Centre midday Tuesday. Dozens of shoppers and employees were evacuated from the mall shortly before noon when propane was spilled in the parking lot near the Food Court entrance. "When we got out of the movies, all we could smell was gas. And they said we couldn't go outside (the Food Court) or get our cars," Penny Conroy of Morrisonville...

2008-08-01 09:00:43

By Joe LoTemplio, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Aug. 1--PLATTSBURGH -- Not only is Clinton County expecting $5.2 million from the federal government for airport runway improvements, it looks like another $1.3 million is on the way. Legislators learned this week that they most likely will receive $800,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration to demolish the former Alert Facility at Plattsburgh International Airport and $500,000 to tear down the shelters that used to protect...


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2010-11-17 16:32:47

Michael Anderson was a United States Colonel (USAF) and NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Philip Anderson on December 25, 1959 in Plattsburgh, New York. He grew up in Spokane, Washington and graduated from Cheney High School in 1977. He went on to attend the University of Washington and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics/astronomy in 1981. Following his graduation, Anderson was commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force. After completing a year of...

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