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Bears Return to Home Ice

01.07.09
The men’s hockey team returns to action after a long hiatus to face Neumann College on Thursday at 7 pm in Maxcy Arena. The Bears record is 3-7-3. Their last game was December 9 against Castleton College which Potsdam lost to 6-2. Connor Treacy (Markham, ONT/Markham Waxers) leads the team in goals with 10 and points with 15. Luke Beck (Charlottetown, PEI/Charlottetown Abbies) leads in assists with 13 and is second on the team in points with 15.

SUNY Potsdam's Winterim session offers a three week session & increases enrollment

01.05.09
SUNY Potsdam’s two-week Winterim session has always been a popular choice for hundreds of students to either catch up on credits, get ahead of the game or explore an area of interest, but now with an additional three-week offering, the enrollment has seen an increase.

Brown scores 19 but Men Fall to Montclair St.

01.03.09
(KISSIMMEE, FL)- The men’s basketball team continued play at the ECAC Holiday Festival at Disney World on Saturday afternoon and lost to Montclair St. 75-66. Damon Brown (Brooklyn/Port Richmond) led the Bears in scoring with 19 points on 7-for-15 shooting from the field and was 3-for-6 from behind the 3-point arc. He also led the team in rebounds with eight. Alvin Dike (Bronx/Msgr. Scanlon) was the only other Bear to score in double figures as he had 16 points. Tom Bonard led Montclair St. in scoring with 19 points.

Poirier's 24 Points Leads Women to Victory

01.03.09
(GENEVA, NY)- Courtney Poirier (Moira/Bruston-Moira) scored 24 points and had five steals to power the women’s basketball team to victory over the host William Smith Herons 90-74 on Saturday afternoon. Four other Bears players scored in double figures in the win. Maureen Curley (Madrid/Madrid-Waddington) scored a season high 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Rachel Graf (Elbridge/Jordan-Elbridge) had 13 points, and Hannah Fairchild (Brushton/Bruston-Moira) scored 11 points. Molly Krauza (Fredonia/Fredonia) came off the bench and had 13 points to go along with eight rebounds.

Men Lose to St. Joseph's

01.02.09
(KISSIMMEE, FL)- The men’s basketball team lost a close game to St. Joseph’s (LI) 76-73 on Friday afternoon at the ECAC Holiday Festival at Disney World. Four Bears scored in double figures led by Damon Brown (Brooklyn/Port Richmond) who had 18 points and eight rebounds. Alvin Dike (Bronx/Msgr. Scanlon) had 14 points, Brandon Siskavich (Peru/Peru) chipped in 12, and Brendan Graney (Ticonderoga/Ticonderoga) contributed 10 points. David Acree was one of five St. Joseph’s players to score in double figures as he finished with 18 points to lead the team.

Saxophone and harp recital to feature guest artist & world premiere

12.30.08
SUNY Potsdam faculty member in the Crane School of Music Dr. Christopher Creviston and guest artist Frances Duffy will present “An Evening of Music for Saxophone and Harp” that will feature a world premiere performance on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sarah M. Snell Music Theater.

“La Rondine” comes to the Roxy through the Met's Live in HD series

12.23.08
The Metropolitan Opera’s “The Met: Live in HD” series will continue at the Potsdam Roxy Theater with the presentation of “La Rondine,” Giacomo Puccini’s unique and remarkably modern work about one failed and one successful romance. The live broadcast will take place Saturday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m., with an encore showing on Sunday, Feb. 1, at 1 p.m.

SUNY Potsdam to host Martin Luther King Jr. teach-in & dinner

12.18.08
To celebrate and honor Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. and his message, SUNY Potsdam will host a daylong teach-in on Monday, Jan. 19, in the Student Forum room of the Barrington Student Union. King was the chief spokesman of the nonviolent civil rights movement, which successfully protested racial discrimination in federal and state law. He was assassinated in 1968.

SUNY Potsdam’s Psychology Club raised money to purchase gifts

12.18.08
SUNY Potsdam’s Psychology Club recently raised $165 to purchase gifts for 12 children ranging in age from 2 months to 16 years old served by Cerebral Palsy of the North Country. Their presents include remote control cars, books, craft kits and many other fun toys. Pictured are (l to r) Junior Victoria (Tori) McAdam of Governeur, senior Brittany Deno of Downsville and senior Allie Nettles of Carthage who helped pack the car for delivery.

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