And away we go!

June 16, 2010

I expect to see many of you tomorrow at Registration or at the picnic, and the rest on Thursday. Here’s to a great conference!

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Sharing Your SUNYLA Kodak Moments

June 14, 2010

Please share your SUNYLA Kodak Moments, aka photographs, by tagging them in Flickr with sunyla2010. More information on tagging in Flickr is available here.

Drake Library’s Flickr page is found at http://www.flickr.com/photos/drake_library_suny_brockport/

If you would like to learn more about Rochester’s connection to Photography, check out the world’s oldest photography museum, the George Eastman International Museum of Photography and Film on East Avenue, in Rochester.


All Jazzed Up

June 14, 2010

If you are an afficionado of Jazz, or just like good live music, Rochester is in the midst of its annual Jazz Festival.  Get information on tickets, acts and venues here.


Conference Program

June 12, 2010

The SUNYLA 2010 Program is now available. Because of our green initiatives, the full program will only be online. At check-in you will receive pages 1-6 and there will be packets of session descriptions available; however, we’re hoping that you’ll either save the file electronically or share any paper copies with friends.


Questions for the Chancellor?

June 9, 2010
Chancellor Zimpher will be joining us via video during the plenary session on Thursday morning (8:45 – 10am).  Due to the time constraints, we are accepting questions for the chancellor ahead of time.  Please provide your name, cell phone number, and question in the form below. We will contact you by Wednesday, June 16th at 9pm. You must agree to sit in the front of the auditorium to limit travel time.  You must be present to ask your question.

Google Form


Conference Calendar

June 9, 2010

Below are links to the Conference Google Calendar with Session listings and tentative room assignments.

Standard Google Calendar Link: http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=vdi5e4nim9l27k7q0og5cv59ac%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York

Link for importing the entire SUNYLA 2010 session calendar into any iCal supported application: http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/vdi5e4nim9l27k7q0og5cv59ac%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics


Food is our common ground, a universal experience. James Beard

June 7, 2010

You will find on the map references in the May 17th post “Create your own diversions”, a number of local eateries.  Some are the ubiquitous chains the sprout like mushrooms in the path of the travelling public, but there are also many unique and worthwhile local eateries, should you want to take in a meal on your own or with a group of friends. Some Drake library staff favorites:

58 Main and the Brockport Diner (also on Main St.), which both do good lunches. Stoneyard Bar and Grill is on Main Street right next to the canal. Weather permitting, you can eat outside. They’re open for lunches and dinners, with a full bar and some yummy sandwiches and fries. The Golden Eagle, at the junction of Rtes. 19 and 31, gives you large portions, homemade, and a number of healthy options.  Back to Main St., Java Junction has great coffee (fair trade), homemade pastries and desserts, and wonderful salads and paninis, with free wi-fi to boot. Colleen’s Cafe does great breakfasts, if you want to get off campus for a breakfast one day; they open around 6 AM.  Jimmy Z’s Texas Hots has all the usual hot dog/hamburg fare, plus some interesting additions–try the jambalaya. Mythos Cafe is a small Greek restaurant with a peaceful ambiance and great food. If you are up to a bit of a drive, Rohrbachs is a local microbrewery that is worth visiting for the beer and the wursts; they are at 3859 Buffalo Road, about 15 minutes east and south of the campus.