About SUNY Potsdam

Founded in 1816, and located on the outskirts of the beautiful Adirondack Park, The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of America’s first 50 colleges. SUNY Potsdam currently enrolls approximately 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students. Home to the world-renowned Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam is known for its handcrafted education, challenging liberal arts and sciences core, excellence in teacher training and leadership in the performing and visual arts. Empowered by its culture of creativity, the campus community recently launched Take the Lead: The Campaign for Potsdam, which aims to raise $27 million by the College's bicentennial in 2016. For more information, visit http://www.potsdam.edu.

Student Leadership

SUNY Potsdam Students Complete Leadership Conference

150 SUNY Potsdam students representing more than 50 clubs and organizations took part in the Dr. Millard and Ruth Harmon Student Leader Conference to open the Fall 2015 semester.

29 days ago

SUNY Potsdam Students Complete Spring 2015 Internships

Nearly 250 SUNY Potsdam students completed internship placements at companies, non-profits or campus departments in Spring 2015. SUNY Potsdam's internship program places students with employers whose interests align with their studies. Each student intern has a faculty sponsor, and earns between ...

about 1 month ago

46 SUNY Potsdam athletes named to SUNYAC Spring Commissioner's List

The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) has named 46 SUNY Potsdam student-athletes to its Commissioner's List for the Spring 2015 semester, the conference announced Tuesday, June 16. Players named to the commissioner's list have a minimum 3.3 GPA based on three semesters at ...

4 months ago

79 Potsdam Athletes Named to SUNYAC All-Academic Team

The State University of New York Athletic Conference has announced that 79 SUNY Potsdam student-athletes competing during the winter and spring sports seasons have been recognized for their academic success during the Spring 2015 semester. The SUNYAC All-Academic Team includes players maintaining...

4 months ago
President's List

SUNY Potsdam Students Named to President's List

The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 907 students to the President's List, in recognition of their academic excellence in the Spring 2015 semester. The SUNY Potsdam students were honored for earning top marks by President Kristin G. Esterberg.

4 months ago