Alumni Activities

Upcoming Events

Nursing Alumni Group Speaker Series presents Loretta LeBar, JD.  

Risk Management: Legal Issues in Nursing Today

4:00pm Thursday, October 9, Miller Auditorium of Dearlove Hall

Loretta is the managing member of LeBar Law LLC, certified in health care compliance and health care privacy, and a member of the New York State Bar Association. Her presentation will focus on why nurses get sued and the growing number involved in litigation, either as part of a legal action against a facility, a medical practice or as an individual defendant. She will share risk management steps nurses can take to protect against lawsuits and will discuss a few recent cases where nurses have found themselves facing criminal charges and even jail terms for medication errors that have resulted in patient deaths.   The presentation will last about an hour, with a social hour with light refreshments to follow.

The SUNY Adirondack Nursing Alumni Group was established last spring with the purpose of engaging, enriching and educating nursing alumni and building a bridge to the future for SUNY Adirondack nursing students.  Nursing alumni interested in joining the Nursing Alumni Group Steering Committee can contact Jill Vogel, assistant director of the SUNY Adirondack Foundation, at 743-2244. 

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Homecoming and Family Weekend is scheduled for October 10  - 12, 2014.  Click here for registration information.


Alumni Book Club - Monday, October 20 at 6:30pm in the Regional Higher Education Center Room 144.  This month's book selection is "The Name of the Wind" by Patrick Rothfuss.  


Health Sciences Job and Transfer Fair - Alumni - are your looking for a new job or an advanced degree in your field?  Please click on the link to learn more about the October 29 event.  Free admission.


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.