Alumni Activities

Upcoming Events

 

Wednesday, April 16 Alumni Book Club - all are welcome!

  • 6:30 - 7:30 in the Bishop Community Conference Center of the Scoville Learning Center
  • Members of the Club choose the books.  This month's read is "The Kitchen House" by Kathleen Grissom.
  • The Book Club is being facilitated by alum Pam Frazier, Class of 1976. Bring a beverage and Pam will supply the snacks!
  • For Book Club information, contact Pam at librarypamf@hotmail.com.

Wednesday, April 23, Alumni Culinary Dinner

  • We have reserved a table for alumni for a meal prepared by our fourth semester culinary arts students under the supervision of Chef William Steele.  The theme for the menu is California Cuisine.
  • The price is $23.95 per person for a three course meal.  We will meet at 6:00pm at the Culinary Center, 410 Bay Road, Queensbury.
  • Please RSVP to Jill Vogel, SUNY Adirondack Foundation, 640 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804 to reserve your seat.  Checks can be made out to the SUNY Adirondack Foundation.

Friday, May 2 Expo and $5,000 cash raffle to benefit scholarships at SUNY Adirondack

  • Enjoy a night of music, art, silent auction and cash raffle prizes as the college celebrates the last Friday of the academic year.  
  • Raffle tickets are $50.00 each with a chance to win $5,000, $1,000 or $500 cash prizes plus three $300 door prizes.  Over 100 silent auction items will be available to bid on.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres are included and a cash bar will be available.
  • Proceeds benefit student scholarships.  Click HERE for more information.

Thursday, May 15 Commencement

  • Volunteers are welcome to greet guests and hand-out programs, seat graduation attendees and staff the refreshment tables during the graduation reception.  Please RSVP to alumni@sunyacc.edu.

Wednesday, May 21 Alumni Book Club - all are welcome

  • 6:30 - 7:30 in the Bishop Community Conference Center of the Scoville Learning Center
  • Members of the Club choose the books.  This month's read will me selected at the April 16 meeting.
  • The Book Club is being facilitated by alum Pam Frazier, Class of 1976. Bring a beverage and Pam will supply the snacks!
  • For Book Club information, contact Pam at librarypamf@hotmail.com.

Friday, May 30 Lyman A. Beeman, Jr. 25th Annual Golf Tournament

  • Held at the Hiland Golf Club in Queensbury, NY, the tournament is organized by the SUNY Adirondack Foundation and proceeds benefit SUNY Adirondack student scholarships.  Over $25,000 was raised in 2013 for students.

  • Click HERE for more information.

Members of the SUNY Adirondack Association Book Club - all are welcome!

SUNY Adirondack Alumni Book Club Meeting Schedule for Spring 2014

Wed., April 16 - 630pm to 730pm - Bishop Community Conference Center, Scoville Learning Center. We will be discussing The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

Wed., May 21 - 630pm to 730pm - Bishop Community Conference Center, Scoville Learning Center.

Members of the Club choose our topics and the topics have been varied from young adult realistic fiction to plays. Our discussions are always lively and animated.

The Book Club is being facilitated by alum Pam Frazier, Class of 1976. Bring a beverage and Pam will supply the snacks!

For Book Club information, contact Pam at librarypamf@hotmail.com.

 

 

Past Events

14th Annual Business Division Alumni Dinner - at Hiland Park Country Club - April 12, 2014

The SUNY Adirondack Business Division held its 14th annual Business Alumni Dinner April 12 at Hiland Park Country Club. Guest speakers included Sammantha Ball, Shirley Demers, Jonathan Martel and Daniel Paolucci. Thanks to Heidi Durkee for the planning of this great event! (Photos by SUNY Adirondack New Media student Mike Davis.)

Alumni Lunch at the Culinary Arts Center - November 2, 2013

On Saturday, November 2, a group of our alumni enjoyed a delicious three-course lunch at the SUNY Adirondack Culinary Arts Center! Many thanks to Bill Steele and our Culinary Arts students for an afternoon of gastronomic delight!

Left to right - Patricia and Richard Dudley (Dick's a member of the Class of 1963), Julie Gorman '76, Bonnie Yanklowitz '65, and Sean Mathews, an English adjunct instructor at SUNY Adirondack.

Bill Steele, associate professor of commercial cooking and director the SUNY Adirondack Culinary Arts Program, chats with Bonnie Yanklowitz.

Homecoming and Family Weekend October 11 - 13, 2013

We had a great turnout for Homecoming and Family Weekend, and many thanks to the alumni who attended! The weather was perfect, the food and entertainment were first rate, and the men's soccer team beat Fulton-Montgomery CC!

Here are some photos from the weekend, which began with an exclusive alumni-only reception Friday evening with Dr. Kristine Duffy and ended with brunch on Sunday, courtesy of Chartwells.

Business Professor Emeritus Mac Edwards chats with Brenda Bulman, Class of 1965.

Former Director of Athletics and Hall of Fame inductee Bob Harris talks with John Paul Brown, Class of 1968.

Betsy Rabida, former Director of Financial Services at SUNY Adirondack and Class of 1973, meets up with Julie Steves Gorman, Class of 1976.

Dominic Barber (Class of 1969) and Kathy Barber and Diane Santa Croce (Class of 1967) and Jon Santa Croce (Class of 1968).

Hey - Dick Dudley, Class of 1963, shows that he still fits into his ACC college jacket! He's chatting with his wife Patricia and college president Dr. Kristine Duffy.

 

The Jonathan Newell Band warms up the crowd prior to Friday fireworks.

 

SUNY Adirondack CARES 5K race/walk Saturday morning

 

 

 

All (or most of) our winners - and SUNY Adirondack's Business Division wins Best Team Finish! (That's Business Division Chair Nick Buttino in the yellow and green shirt in front with the trophy.)

Physics Professor Emeritus Stu Leinoff and Colleen Massa, Class of 1987 and former coordinator of SUNY Adirondack's Wilton Center, re-connect at Saturday's tailgate party.

 

Athletic Hall of Fame inductees Doug Luke, Rich Johns and Bob Harris outside following halftime of the men's soccer game.

Doug Luke, Bob Harris and Rich Johns with their plaques following the induction ceremony. Congratulations, gentlemen, to the Class of 2013!

More photos of Homecoming can be found HERE.

 

Alumni Volunteer for Move-In Day!

Thank you to Dominic Barber, Regina Hillier, Jennifer Rhal Dray and Brian Dray, Bristie Harrington and Connie Bosse for your help.  Scenes from the big move can be found HERE.

Special Reception for alumni who graduated from 1961-1968

The SUNY Adirondack Alumni Association hosted a special gathering on July 24, 2013, for all alumni who attended classes at the original building in Hudson Falls from 1961 to 1967. The building is now known as the Washington County Annex, part of the Washington County Municipal Center.  Kevin Hayes '76, Washington County Administrator led a tour which was followed by refreshments and a question an answer with former faculty Dr. Norman Enhorning, Mac Edwards, Ron Moss, Steve Borgos, Bob Addison, and Business Division Chair Nick Buttino.

 

A photo of the former Griffin Lumber Co. building in Fort Edward. The building served as the site of the Adirondack Community College campus from 1961 to the spring of 1967.

 

 

 

 

 

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