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.

President's List

SUNY Potsdam Students Named to President's List

The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 925 students to the President's List, in recognition of their academic excellence in the Fall 2014 semester. The SUNY Potsdam students were honored for earning top marks by President Kristin G. Esterberg.

21 days ago
Dean's List

SUNY Potsdam Names Students to Dean's List

The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 391 students who excelled academically in the Fall 2014 semester to the SUNY Potsdam Dean's List.

21 days ago
Crane School of Music

Crane Symphony Orchestra Performs at NYSSMA Conference

The Crane Symphony Orchestra from SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music has been invited to perform at the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, N.Y. Eighty students will present Edward Elgar's "Enigma Variations" on Thursday, Dec. 4, in the opening concert.

about 1 month ago
Visual Arts

SUNY Potsdam Student Works Featured in Art Attack Exhibition

The Art Museum at SUNY Potsdam will showcase works by 21 students for Art Attack, the upcoming juried exhibition featuring student works. The annual show will open on Nov. 20 and close on Dec. 6.

2 months ago
Crane School of Music

Crane School of Music Students Perform for Guitar Symposium in NYC

Two Crane School of Music students were invited to perform at the Guitar Foundation of America Regional Symposium in New York City on Oct. 25. SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music was one of only four music schools from New York State to be invited to perform at the College Guitar Ensemble Showca...

3 months ago