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Three SUNY Potsdam students explore marine biology in the Mississippi Gulf Coast

08.21.08

Marine biology may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of SUNY Potsdam, but thanks to the College’s partnership with the University of Southern Mississippi, biology students have the opportunity to spend their summers in the field at its Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs, MS.

SUNY Potsdam Provost awarded Psychology Distinguished Service Award

08.21.08

Dr. Margaret E. Madden, provost, vice president for academic affairs and professor of psychology at SUNY Potsdam, recently was awarded the Sue Rosenberg Zalk Award for Distinguished Service to the Society for the Psychology of Women, which is a division of the American Psychological Association, in recognition of “significant, substantial and longstanding contributions” to the society.

SUNY Potsdam faculty recital to feature Britten's works for voice, guitar and harp

08.21.08

Several SUNY Potsdam faculty members from The Crane School of Music will present a recital featuring Benjamin Britten’s music for voice, guitar and harp on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sara M. Snell Music Theater.

KeyBank gives NCSTEP $5,000 grant

08.14.08

KeyBank's Key Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to SUNY Potsdam's North Country Science and Technology Entry Program (NCSTEP), which completed its 20th Annual Summer Math and Science Camp at SUNY Potsdam in July. Twenty-four middle school students from St. Lawrence County, Franklin County and the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation at Akwesasne attended the camp, which included classes in robotics, math, forensics and renewable energy design. Pictured at the Student Project Exhibition and Family Luncheon (from left) are Gerhard O.

SUNY Potsdam Professor Emeritus's career as a composer inspires photographic works of art

08.07.08

Crane School of Music Professor Emeritus Dr. Arthur Frackenpohl and photographer Jane Lammers of Canton have created music-related photo projects based on Dr. Frackenpohl’s career as a composer, one of which is now on display at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.

SUNY Potsdam student earns honors in international competition

08.07.08

Alexandra “Sasha” Shatalova, a SUNY Potsdam senior from New Paltz, recently was awarded second prize in the First International Double Reed Society (IDRS) Young Artist competition for oboe.

Shatalova competed against 33 young oboists from colleges and conservatories in the United States, Canada and China. The final stage of the competition, restricted to artists who have not reached their 22nd birthday, was held in July at the 2008 IDRS Convention in Provo, UT, on the campus of Brigham Young University. Shatalova received a $1,000 cash award for her placement in the competition.

SUNY Potsdam to be home to five Chinese students from earthquake ravaged region

07.24.08

Of the 150 Chinese undergraduate students who will be attending State University of New York Colleges this fall as part of SUNY’s initiative to provide an education to students from the Sichuan Province of western China, the site of a massive earthquake in May, five will call SUNY Potsdam home for the next year.

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Jason Hunter
College Communications
(315) 267-2114
news@potsdam.edu