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Potsdam Prepared: Spring 2022 Updates

Commencement

Commencement: Saturday, May 21, 2022

Congratulations Class of 2022!
Keynote Speaker: Bernie Williams

SUNY Potsdam will welcome former New York Yankee and award-winning recording artist Bernie Williams as the keynote speaker for its 2022 Commencement ceremony, on Saturday, May 21. Read Full Biography

Eligibility Criteria

To make sure you are eligible to participate in Commencement, check out our Information for Graduates webpage.

Guest Information

An unlimited number of guests may attend the outside Commencement ceremony in the Academic Quad and no tickets are required. Seating for guests who are physically challenged or require special accommodations will be available. Learn More

Keynote Speaker

SUNY Potsdam will welcome former New York Yankee and award-winning recording artist Bernie Williams as the keynote speaker for its 2022 Commencement ceremony, on Saturday, May 21.  Read Full Biography

His visit will kick off with a special concert with the Bernie Williams Collective, presented by the Community Performance Series. The performance will be held on Friday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m., in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall at The Crane School of Music. Tickets are on sale now at www.cpspotsdam.org.

Graduate photos

Please visit the Genesee Photo website for professional photos of each graduate, which will be made available for purchase once they have been uploaded.

#SUNYPotsdamGrad

Share your favorite memories, words of wisdom, notes of gratitude and salutes to our grads. We will feature your public posts on our Commencement social media feed, and we’ll send prizes to recognize some of the best posts. View the full social media feed.

#SUNYPotsdam #PotsdamProud #SUNYPotsdamGrad

Printables

Add some maroon & gray to your commencement celebrations! Show off your Potsdam Pride with these signs, pennants, party banners and food toppers.

Signs

Simply download the sign(s) below and print at home on standard 8.5" x 11" paper or resize and send to your local print shop. The files below are vector images, which can easily be resized for larger formats.

Potsdam Proud

Potsdam Proud Banner

Download here (PDF)

Proud of My Grad

Proud of My Grad Banner

Download here (PDF)

Class of 2022

Class of 2022 Sign
Download here (PDF)

 

 

Pennants

Simply download the pennant(s) below and print at home on standard 8.5" x 11" paper or  cardstock. You can also send to your local print shop. The files below are vector images, which can easily be resized for larger formats. Once printed, trim around edges and display your pennant proudly!

Pennant preview

SUNY Potsdam Bear Download file
Black Potsdam Pennant Download file
Go Bears Pennant Download file
Red Potsdam Banner Download file

 

Party Banners

The signs below, available in three different color combinations, are to be printed on 8.5" x 11" paper or cardstock. The files are multi page documents. Once you've printed the file trim around each banner piece.  To assemble, simply glue or tape the banner pieces to twine and hang where you’d like.

sign

 

Mask

Download the file below and print on cardstock. Once printed, trim around the edge of Max C. Bear as well as the eyes. Glue the mask to a small wooden dowel rod. 

mask

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Cupcake Toppers

Download the file below and print on 8.5" x 11" paper or cardstock. Trim around toppers and glue to a toothpick or small dowel rod. Insert in top of cupcake.

cupcake toppers

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