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Shannon Mattice '19

Shannon Mattice ’19, a history major with a minor in women’s studies, has developed a dual-focus within the areas of medical history and women's history at SUNY Potsdam. Whether she's focused on the role of women in the New Netherlands for her Presidential Scholars project, or writing one of her many papers about smallpox, she likes to explore less mainstream historical topics.

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Alaina Dochylo '17

Alaina Dochylo '17 traveled to Mexico Beach, Fla.—two days after Hurricane Michael hit the coast—to help with recovery efforts through a deployment with AmeriCorps NCCC. She continued her volunteer work in December with a trip to Panama City, Fla., where she has been interacting with people affected by the hurricane, using chainsaws to cut fallen trees and removing moldy drywall from damaged homes.

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Jessica Hurlbut '19

In an effort to raise awareness about the 110,000 children currently in foster care who are up for adoption across the country, Jessica Hurlbut ’19—a graduate student pursuing an MST in childhood education at SUNY Potsdam, set out to run 110 miles in 24 hours.

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Rafael Villa '19

Rafael Villa '19 is a pioneer in several new academic programs on campus. He will be the first student to graduate from SUNY Potsdam’s new arts management program this spring and he is also the first "auto-admit" student to be accepted into the M.S. in Management program—a new master’s program that offers auto admission to Potsdam undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

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Jeffrey Milroy '02

Alumnus Dr. Jeffrey Milroy ’02 has built his career around promoting physical activity and safety in collegiate sports. After being recruited from Canada to play hockey at SUNY Potsdam in 1999, he went on to graduate with a degree in community health—the stepping stone for a successful career in public health.​ 

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