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Bicentennial Bash at SUNY Potsdam: College Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Founding


The State University of New York at Potsdam is approaching a big milestone—the 200th anniversary of the College's founding. SUNY Potsdam will mark the occasion with a bicentennial bash for the ages, on Friday, March 25.

SUNY Potsdam to add Track and Field


POTSDAM, N.Y.—The SUNY Potsdam Athletic Department is pleased to announce that it will add men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field programs to its intercollegiate sports offerings. The programs will have club status for the 2016-17 school year and become full fledged NCAA Division III varsity teams in 2017-18. "This is an exciting opportunity for our department and college," said Athletic Director Jim Zalacca. "It aligns itself with track and field programs offered within the SUNYAC and with high school programs within our recruiting boundaries.

54 Bears earn SUNYAC Academic honors

POTSDAM, N.Y. – SUNY Potsdam student-athletes competing in fall sports were recognized by the State University of New York Athletic Conference for their academic success during the Fall 2015 semester the league announced today. A total of 54 student-athletes were named to the All-Academic Team, which includes players maintaining a minimum 3.3 grade-point-average for the semester. 28 of the 54 total student-athletes were given Commissioner's List accolades. Players named to this list have carried a minimum 3.3 grade-point-average over three consecutive semesters at Potsdam.

Lakers hold off Bears

POTSDAM, N.Y.- The SUNY Potsdam women's basketball team's (1-20, 0-14) fell short against Oswego State (4-18, 2-13) with a score of 62-55. The Bears were led by senior forward Katie LaVoie (Malone, N.Y./Franklin Academy) with 20 points and eight rebounds for the game-high. Two Lakers recorded double-doubles, sophomore forward Zana Dillard (Rochester, N.Y./Rush-Henrietta) and junior guard Mary Mazzella (Peru/Peru).


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Alexandra Jacobs Wilke
College Communications
(315) 267-2114