Potsdam in the Headlines

October 15, 2015

North Country Public Radio, “Preview: The St. Lawrence International Film Festival” (SUNY Potsdam screenings/sponsorship)

Watertown Daily Times, “SUNY Potsdam will stage ‘Eurydice’ beginning Tuesday” (Department of Theatre and Dance)

North Country Now, “Potsdam’s Crane School of Music presenting rising opera star” (Crane alumnus Dimitri Pittas)

Daily Courier-Observer
, “Keynote speaker at Local Government Conference preaches responsibility to legal duties” (SUNY Potsdam)

October 5, 2015

WWNY TV, “SUNY Potsdam breaks ground on WISER Greenhouse” (Take the Lead Campaign / Wagner Institute for Sustainability and Ecological Research — click to play segment)

North Country Now, “SUNY Potsdam breaks ground on new greenhouse

North Carolina State University, “Educator, drummer, arts advocate” (Crane School of Music alumnus Rich Holly)

Watertown Daily Times, “College sports: SUNY Potsdam to induct three into Hall of Fame” (Bears Athletics)

Watertown Daily Times, “The Met: Live in HD kicks off with a ‘return to opera’s golden age’” (Crane School of Music / Alumnus Dimitri Pittas)

October 1, 2015

Daily Courier-Observer,Award-winning composer will be at SUNY Potsdam for week-long residency” (SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music / 2015 Joy Anthony Douglass Visiting Master Teacher Jodie Blackshaw)

WWNY TV, “‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ on Elm Street” (SUNY Potsdam / St. Lawrence International Film Festival)

Daily Courier-Observer, “‘Intern Queen’ speaking Oct. 7 at SUNY Potsdam” (Center for Applied Learning / Office of Experiential Education)

North Country Now, “Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain concert set for Oct. 2 in Potsdam” (Community Performance Series)

Tap Into Soma, “MidAtlantic Opera to donate one-third of net proceeds” (Crane School of Music alumnus Jason Tramm)

Nerdy Frames, “Joywave remixes Mikaela Davis” (Crane alumna)

Daily Courier-Observer, “GardenShare organizing third biennial North Country Food Day Youth Summit” (SUNY Potsdam/PACES Dining Services)

North Country Now, “Teachers’ Learning Center to offer substitute teaching training, other courses in Potsdam next month” (SUNY Potsdam)

North Country Now, “SUNY Potsdam Athletics to host Bears Alumni and Hall of Fame Weekend Oct. 2-3

Daily Courier-Observer
, “PACES planning annual Farm to Table Dinner at SUNY Potsdam

September 21, 2015

Watertown Daily Times, “SLNYSARC partners with SUNY Potsdam to hold classes in College’s PAC” (Department of Theatre and Dance / Performing Arts Center)

Westchester Business Journal, Column
: “Colonel’s class is one part chemistry, one part philosophy” (SUNY Potsdam alumnus Col. Leon L. Robert Jr.)

Watertown Daily Times
, “Potsdam’s Bayside, a cemetery rich in history” (SUNY Potsdam bicentennial/emeriti/alumni)

Watertown Daily Times, “Orchestra of Northern New York to ‘Celebrate the Magic of Live Music’ this season” (Crane School of Music)

North Country Now, “Virginia Tech Chamber Players to perform in Potsdam Monday” (Crane)

North Country Now, “St. Lawrence County families, institutions feeling effects of high egg prices” (Potsdam Auxiliary and College Educational Services Dining Services)

September 17, 2015

Watertown Daily Times, “College students play important role at Potsdam Humane Society during school year” (SUNY Potsdam)

Daily Courier-Observer
, “Kellylee Evans and La Santa Cecilia bring soul, jazz and Latin rock to CPS Guest Artist Series concert on Sept. 26” (Community Performance Series)

North Country Now
, “Female serial killer expert who was featured in Washington Post to speak at SUNY Potsdam Friday

The Ogdensburg Journal, Letter to the editor: “SOAR thanks SUNY Potsdam for its support

North Country Now, “Clarkson gets $1 million to develop Potsdam microgrid” (SUNY Potsdam Combined Heat & Power Plant)

September 14, 2015

North Country Now, “SUNY Potsdam President Esterberg calls new SUNY diversity policy ‘bold and unflinching’”

New York Post, Editorial: “SUNY jumps on the PC extremism bandwagon” (Diversity Policy / SUNY Potsdam)

North Country Public Radio, “SUNY board calls for diversity officers on every campus” (SUNY Potsdam)

North Country Now, “SUNY Canton, SLU, Clarkson and SUNY Potsdam rank high in new national surveys

Watertown Daily Times, “Seniors in St. Lawrence County stay active and stimulated through SOAR program” (Seeking Opportunities After Retirement / SUNY Potsdam)

Watertown Daily Times, “Potsdam’s Sandstone Festival offering a variety of tours to the public” (SUNY Potsdam bicentennial)

North Country Now, “Planned ‘microgrid’ in Potsdam could be first in nation, would keep essential services going in emergencies” (SUNY Potsdam Combined Heat & Power Plant)

Watertown Daily Times, “Crane School of Music students to offer free youth instrument lessons

September 10, 2015

The Chronicle of Higher Education, “A university system makes a big push to strengthen diversity on its campuses” (SUNY / SUNY Potsdam)

Daily Courier-Observer, “SUNY Potsdam named one of best regional universities in Northern United States by U.S. News & World Report

The Wrap
, “‘Supergirl’ Melissa Benoist, Matthew Gray Gubler comedy headed to St. Lawrence International Film Festival” (SUNY Potsdam / Crane School of Music / Crane Latin Ensemble - ‘For the Love of the Mambo')

September 9, 2015

North Country Now, “SUNY Potsdam awarded $2.8 million for science and technology entry programs” (CSTEP/NCSTEP)

Daily Courier-Observer, “State education department grants fund NCSTEP, CSTEP programs for next five years” (SUNY Potsdam)

North Country Now, “SUNY Potsdam to convene History and Future Conversation Series to celebrate 200th anniversary

Watertown Daily Times, “New SUNY policy helps students easily move form two- to four-year schools on track to graduate” (SUNY Potsdam Director of Academic Transfer Services Susan Manfred)

North Country Now, “Crane prof to share lessons learned as a faculty member during presentation Sept. 9 at SUNY Potsdam” (Dr. Michael Schaff / Disciplined Inquiry in Education Seminar Series)

North Country Now, “Crane Alumni Recital to be held Sept. 10

Daily Courier-Observer, “Crane School of Music to host Virginia Tech Chamber Players in concert

Watertown Daily Times, Photo: “An exercise in geology at SUNY Potsdam

North Country Now, “Potsdam Sandstone Festival opens Thursday with music, tours, other events though Sept. 20” (SUNY Potsdam bicentennial)

Watertown Daily Times, “North Country demographics seen as ideal for film festival” (SUNY Potsdam / St. Lawrence International Film Festival)

August 29, 2015

Watertown Daily Times, “Area colleges welcome students with new programs and continuing traditions as week 1 finishes” (SUNY Potsdam)

WWNY TV, “Feedback: Under cloud of racist threat, more minority students enter SUNY Potsdam

May 20, 2015

NY State of Politics, “Here and now” (Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul / SUNY Potsdam visit)

North Country Now, “Lt. Governor to visit local colleges, meet with local officials, business leaders in Massena today” (SUNY Potsdam)

Siena College News, “Dr. Margaret Madden named vice president for academic affairs” (SUNY Potsdam Provost and VP for Academic Affairs)

Mass Live, “Anna Maria College hires its first lay woman as president” (former SUNY Potsdam Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management Mary Lou Retelle)

Syracuse Post Standard, “Lifetime friends host Baldwinsville benefit for couple who lost daughter, 2, in fire” (SUNY Potsdam alumni)

Watertown Daily Times, “St. Lawrence International Film Festival announces student-entry winners” (SUNY Potsdam student winner Elissa Murphy)

North Country Now, “First annual St. Lawrence International Film Festival names college finalists for October event in Canton

Lake Placid News, “On the scene: Following one’s passion” (SUNY Potsdam Associate Professor Dr. Hadley Kruczek-Aaron)

Watertown Daily Times, “Watertown musicales to host eclectic organ concert Monday at First Presbyterian Church” (Crane School of Music Instructor Michelle Martin-Atwood)”

Amherst Bulletin, “Much credit goes to collaborative pianist Scott Bailey as Hampshire Choral Society prepares for concert” (Crane School of Music alumnus)

The Saratogian, “Friends of Music brings a note of encouragement” (Crane School of Music alumnus Peter Nelson)

North Country Now, “St. Lawrence County students join in Very Special Arts Festival in Potsdam, for people with special needs” (SUNY Potsdam)

May 18, 2015

Watertown Daily Times, "SUNY Potsdam recognizes 905 students during Bachelor's Commencement Ceremony"

North Country Now, "Opera star Stephanie Blythe addresses over 900 graduates at SUNY Potsdam's Bachelor's Commencement Ceremony"

WWNY TV, "SUNY Potsdam honors 900 at Commencement"

North Country Now
, "Community leader and educator Marie Regan addresses graduates Saturday at SUNY Potsdam's Master's Commencement Ceremony"

May 13, 2015

North Country Now, “Massena, Potsdam residents responding to survey give villages high marks for quality of life” (SUNY Potsdam Assistant Professor of Politics Dr. Robert Hinckley, SUNY Potsdam Associate Professor of Politics Dr. Jack McGuire)

WWNY TV, “‘An Evening with Ricky Ian Gordon’” (Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar / Crane School of Music)

Niagara Frontier Publications, “Caitlin Jones of North Tonawanda honored with 2015 PACES Scholarship” (SUNY Potsdam student)

May 7, 2015

Watertown Daily Times, “Colorful play blends Chinese opera and hip hop to entertain and teach kids” (SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance / LoKo Festival)

WWNY TV, “SUNY Potsdam launches ‘Night Guides’ program after threats

North Country Now, “SUNY Potsdam Math Alliance to unveil new sculpture on Thursday

North Country Now, “ ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ to be presented in Potsdam Thursday” (Community Performance Series)

Bakersfield Californian, “Sixth Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra finalist: ‘Leading but staying out of the way’” (Crane School of Music alumnus Roger Kalia)