175 Years: 1828-2003
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Events

175th Anniversary Closing Ceremony and Time Capsule Dedication
April 13, 2004
11:30 a.m.
Sojourner Truth Library Lobby

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"The Star Spangled Banner"
The Plaids
Owen Smith, Daniel Battista, Chuck Kraus and Angelo Miliano

Introduction
Eric Gullickson
Office of Public Affairs

Welcome
Steven G. Poskanzer
President, SUNY New Paltz

Remarks
Barbara Hardgrave
Presiding Officer, SUNY New Paltz Faculty

Remarks
Harrison Harvey
President, SUNY New Paltz Student Association
movie clip Listen to Harrison read part of the letter to future students that will be in the time capsule!

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Time Capsule Dedication
Steven G. Poskanzer
President, SUNY New Paltz
movie clip Listen to President Poskanzer read part of his letter to future students, faculty, and staff that will be in the time capsule!

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Time Capsule Display prepared by the 175th Anniversary Steering Committee and the Office of Public Affairs

Time capsule to be housed in the Sojourner Truth Library

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Reception
Compliments of the SUNY New Paltz Alumni Association

Music
Steven Kitsakos, Piano
Thomas McGrath, Bass

Crazy About You Baby & No Not Much sung by Owen Smith, Daniel Battista, Chuck Kraus and Angelo Miliano

Broadway Baby sung by Stephen Kitsakos

Winter's on the Wing sung by Greg Barresi

Holding Out For a Hero sung by Cassandra Walker

Corner of the Sky sung by Daniel Battista

When I Fall in Love sung by Abby Hollander

Bring Him Home sung by Owen Smith

I'm Still Here sung by Donna Scheer