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 4,350 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.


SUNY Potsdam Graduate Student Awarded the 2014 Stephen K. Tompsett Memorial Scholarship

Abigail Spillane, a SUNY Potsdam graduate student who is studying toward her Master of Science in Teaching degree in childhood education, is the recipient of the 2014 Stephen K. Tompsett Memorial Scholarship. The Stephen K. Tompsett Memorial Fund for Technology in Education ("Stephen's Fund") was...

21 days ago
Crane School of Music

Concerto Competition Winner to Perform Alongside Crane Symphony Orchestra

SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music will present a concert featuring the Crane Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall. The performance will include "Viola Concerto" by Cecil Forsyth, featuring Timothy MacDuff of Hudson Falls, NY, who is a winner...

22 days ago
Crane School of Music

Crane Opera Ensemble Announces Cast and Crew for Upcoming 'Angelic' Productions

The Crane Opera Ensemble will present a pair of "angelic" one-act operas this spring, with performances on Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater at SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music. The award-winning Crane Opera Ensemble will perform the tragic y...

27 days ago
Theatre and Dance

SUNY Potsdam Students Star in Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night,' Debuting at New Performing Arts Center

SUNY Potsdam's Department of Theatre and Dance is set to debut the premiere production in the Proscenium Theater at the College's new Performing Arts Center. William Shakespeare's comedy "Twelfth Night" will feature a cast of talented students. The show will open April 3 and close April 13.

28 days ago

Local SUNY Potsdam athletes earn SUNYAC Fall Commissioner's List accolades

The following local residents were among 23 SUNY Potsdam student-athletes to earn a spot on the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Commissioner's List for the Fall 2013 semester, the conference announced last week. Players named to the Commissioner's List have a minimum 3.3...

about 1 month ago