Erin Hamlin ‘11 Contender for “Best of U.S.” at 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Feb28

Erin Hamlin ‘11 Contender for “Best of U.S.” at 2014 Winter Olympic Games

Bronze-medal-winning Erin Hamlin ’11, SUNY Empire State College, is in the running for Female Olympian of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Hamlin is the first American ever in to win an Olympic medal in luge singles competition. “I came in with no expectations, which was huge,” said Hamlin. “Training started to go really well and I got comfortable on the track early in the week. I started having pretty solid runs and so I thought this...

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SUNY Students and Alumni Take on Sochi
Feb10

SUNY Students and Alumni Take on Sochi

One thing that SUNY has an amazing opportunity to do is brag about our outstanding alumni and all of the amazing accomplishments they achieve using their SUNY education! All across the state, SUNY students are encouraged to excel both inside and outside of the classroom. For many students, sports training and competition become a significant part of their experience and can take them to great heights! With the 2014 Winter Olympics in...

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Ask An Expert: How will cold weather affect athletes’ performance during the Super Bowl?
Feb01

Ask An Expert: How will cold weather affect athletes’ performance during the Super Bowl?

With the Super Bowl taking place in New Jersey this year, we know one thing is for sure: it’s going to be cold. Since temperatures are expected to reach a low of 29 degrees this Super Bowl Sunday, we wonder if the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos are going to be at a disadvantage due to the cold temperatures during the game. So, if they are, why? Expert Response Names: James Penna, MD; James Paci, MD; Brian Cruickshank,...

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SUNY Potsdam Alumna, Renée Fleming, to Perform at Super Bowl XLVIII
Jan28

SUNY Potsdam Alumna, Renée Fleming, to Perform at Super Bowl XLVIII

The honor of singing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl is one that would be coveted by any musician. The globally televised event draws over 100 million viewers and kicks off with a rendition of the patriotic tune. This year, the honor has been bestowed upon four-time Grammy winning opera soprano, and SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music alumna Renée Fleming. Fleming is a 1981 graduate of SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music,...

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SUNY and the Road to the Next Level
Sep27

SUNY and the Road to the Next Level

SUNY athletic departments strive to provide preparation and knowledge to succeed at the next level. Throughout SUNY’s 64 campuses, they provide collegiate athletic programs ranging from Division III, up to Division I. Being able to make it to the next level after playing college ball is an achievement, but talent is not the only thing needed in order to achieve success. SUNY allows students to not only be physically ready for...

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5 SUNY Athletic Programs to Look Foward to This Fall
Sep12

5 SUNY Athletic Programs to Look Foward to This Fall

All over New York State, SUNY athletics play a significant role in each one of our 64 state wide campuses. SUNY athletics range from NJCAA and Division III all the way up to Division I. Not only are school athletics important for the obvious reason of competition, but they are also important in creating and building strong school pride and community spirit. Being a part of such a program is not something to be overlooked and being...

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