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.


SUNY Potsdam Recognizes 2015 Graduates at Commencement

The State University of New York at Potsdam recognized more than 1,000 candidates for graduation during the College's 2015 Commencement celebrations. SUNY Potsdam honored students who either earned their degree or were eligible to graduate between December 2014 and December 2015.

3 days ago

SUNY Potsdam Students Awarded 2015 PACES Scholarships

Six SUNY Potsdam students were recently awarded the 2015 PACES Scholarships, by Potsdam Auxiliary and College Educational Services. PACES Scholarships are given to children of PACES employees or PACES student workers who apply and demonstrate notable achievement in academics and co-curricular ...

12 days ago
Student Leadership

SUNY Potsdam Students Receive 2015 PACES Awards

Three SUNY Potsdam students were recently honored with the 2015 PACES Student Awards, presented by Potsdam Auxiliary and College Educational Services. The awards recognize graduating seniors who have excelled academically while providing exceptional service to the College. They must also be engag...

13 days ago

SUNY Potsdam Students Honored with 2015 Chancellor's Award

Three outstanding SUNY Potsdam students were recently among those honored with the 2015 Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher presented the awards to students from across the SUNY system in a ceremony held in Albany.

13 days ago

SUNY Potsdam Students Win Innovative Idea Competition

SUNY Potsdam recognized three undergraduates who won top prizes in the College's student innovative idea competition, held during Economic Fusion 2015.

about 1 month ago