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SUNY Potsdam Celebrates Class of 2023 at Commencement

The State University of New York at Potsdam honored the Class of 2023 in the shadow of the Satterlee Hall clocktower, surrounded by thousands of guests, on Saturday, May 20. A short drizzle of rain prior to the ceremony didn’t deter the joyous graduates—or the proud families and friends there to celebrate them. 

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Robert & Beverly Washburn Rehearsal Room Dedicated, in Special Ceremony at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music

Excited chatter and the scattered sounds of scales gave way to lively tunes in the premier ensemble rehearsal room at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music on Friday, April 21. For the crowd gathered to honor two longtime members of the Crane community, Dr. Robert B. Washburn ’49 and Beverly Darnell Washburn ’63, the setting and the soundtrack couldn’t have been more appropriate. 

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SUNY Potsdam’s Newest Online Grad Program Helps Address Teacher Shortage in Middle/Secondary Science Education

SUNY Potsdam is adding to its growing list of virtual graduate programs, with a new 100 percent online option for the College’s longstanding Master of Science in Teaching (MST) degree in adolescence education: science, which leads to certification in Grades 7 to 12. 

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Registration Open for Crane Youth Music Camp

SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 50th anniversary season of Crane Youth Music. The popular summer camp will welcome young musicians from ages 12 to 18 from Sunday, June 25 to Saturday, July 1, 2023.

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SUNY Board of Trustees Appoints Dr. Suzanne Smith as President of SUNY Potsdam

We're extremely excited to announce that the SUNY Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Suzanne Smith as SUNY Potsdam’s next president! The announcement was made in Albany by the Board and Chancellor King, and becomes effective on April 17, 2023. Dr. Smith will be the College's 18th president!

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SUNY Potsdam Launches 100% Online Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate in Special Education

SUNY Potsdam is opening up new pathways in the rewarding field of special education, with the addition of two 100 percent online graduate programs—each designed to meet current and future educators’ needs, wherever they are in their career. 

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SUNY Potsdam Announces President’s & Dean’s Lists for Fall 2022

SUNY Potsdam recently honored 1,019 students who excelled academically in the Fall 2022 semester by naming them to the President’s List and Dean’s List. The College recognized 809 students for earning top marks in the fall semester, as they were added to the President’s List. An additional 210 students were honored for making the Dean’s List in the fall semester. 

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SUNY Potsdam Launches 100% Online Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

The State University of New York at Potsdam is proud to announce its first fully online baccalaureate program—a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. The program is the first of its kind to be offered 100% virtually within the SUNY System. 

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Washington Monthly Ranks SUNY Potsdam in Top 5 Percent of American Master’s Universities in 2022 Rankings

Washington Monthly has ranked The State University of New York at Potsdam at No. 29 in the country in its national master’s universities ratings, in the magazine’s 2022 College Guide, released today. Since the rankings were first created 17 years ago, SUNY Potsdam has continually climbed the list—including the leap from No. 62 last year to breaking the top 30 in 2022. 

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