Alumni Association

Mission Statement of the SUNY Potsdam Alumni Association

Building upon the proud history and tradition of the State University College at Potsdam, the Association will strive to cultivate, build and maintain strong relationships on behalf of the College, work to engage members of the Potsdam Family, serve as ambassadors for the College, work to ensure all alumni and friends are informed of College developments and happenings, and provide opportunities for members of the Potsdam Family to gather and celebrate their Potsdam experiences and create new memories.

Alumni Board of Directors

Originating over a hundred years ago, the Charter of Alumni Association was signed on October 27, 1910, by the Regents of the University of the State of New York.  The founding board members were: Julia E. Crane, Henry C. Curtis, Freeman H. Allen, George W. Sisson, Albert Rutherford, Elizabeth Reynolds, Roy B. Stowell and Frank L/ Cubley.  The alumni association has grown to engage and currently serves over 38,000 SUNY Potsdam graduates nationwide.

Learn more about the Alumni Board of Trustees

Alumni of Note

You will find prominent SUNY Potsdam alumni making their mark in a variety of fields including music, education, journalism, arts, media, business and more. Here are a few.

Population Statistics

Over 36,000 strong, the alumni population continues to expand regionally across the continent, across industries, and across generations. See where SUNY Potsdam alumni are currently located.

Mascot History

Do you know the history of the Potsdam Bear?

Alumni Directories

Looking for a classmate or roommate? View our current directory.

School of Education Alumni Advisory Board

The School of Education Alumni Association and Advisory Board was established in 1999, with the purpose of reaching out, in more meaningful ways, to our alumni, as well as build affinity for the School of Education. Learn more about the School of Education Alumni Advisory Board.

Julia E. Crane Alumni Association

The oldest Alumni Association on campus. View the advisory board members. 

Business Administration Advisory Council

The primary goal of the Business Administration Advisory Council is to ensure that the program is successful and relevant to the changing needs of business and industry.

Members consist of successful alumni and friends in the field of business.

View current members.