Latest News

Fall 2013 SOAR Luncheon
Photos are posted!
Meet-the-Chef: Sergi's Restaurant - Potsdam
Photos are posted! View them from the "Events/Trips" link here on the Home Page.
Fall 2013 Bus Trip to Syracuse Stage
Photos are posted! View them from the "Events/Trips" link on the Home Page.
Where can you find what on this web site? Why should you visit it often?

View News Archive

Course Updates

September 19, 2014 - Check the list below often to view currently relevant notices about changes and other information.
November 06, 2014 - Congratulations to our newest "Leon LeBeau SOARing Educator" awardee - Neil Garner!
September 30, 2014 - NOTE: If you are attending a SOAR class at SLU, park ONLY in "LOT J" or "LOT D." MORE NOTES: 1) Do not park in any spot reserved for "Faculty" or "Visitor"; 2) In "LOT J" you need to hang your SUNY Potsdam permit on your rearview mirror; your SUNY retiree's sticker should also work; 3) "LOT D" is open parking; no permit required. LOCATION NOTES: "LOT J" is just beyond the science complex; "LOT D" is behind and on the tennis court side of the sports complex (and it does NOT include "LOT K", the small lot that faces Park St.) (the back area of "LOT H" - by Vilas Hall - is no longer available. The Campus Safety and Security knows when and where our SOAR classes are. If you have followed these rules and do get a ticket; contest it. Entrance to the "Campus Safety and Security" office is located at the back of the student health center at 76 Park St.
October 18, 2014 - CLOSED COURSES: AARP Smart Driver Course (Group B) * Amazonian Army Ants..." Art and Symbolism of the Hand * Boy Did I Get a Good Deal...or Maybe Not * CSI-Effect: Fact vs. Fiction * Decorative Painting Techniques * Financial Planning for Seniors * Galaxies * Monet to Van Gogh: A History of Impressionism * North Country Trees and Shrubs * Oil and Chaos: Ukraine, Russia and USA * Oral History: Voices or the Past * Our Neighbors' Faith: Mormon, Jewish, Islam * Remington: "He Knew the Horse" * Searching NY State Historical Newspapers * Smart Phones and Tablets: An Introduction
September 05, 2014 - CANCELED COURSES: "First Ladies of the Civil War," "Kayakalp Yoga," "The Musicals of Stephen Sondheim," "Pre- and Post-Election Analysis," "The Virtual Sublime: Simulating the Romantic and the Uncanny"

View Full Course List


Spring 2015 Preliminary List of Courses (pdf)
(listed by instructor's last name)
SOAR Trifold (pdf)
Brochure with general info about SOAR

Events / Trips

Fall 2014 SOAR Luncheon
(RESERVATIONS DUE: Monday 11/10. (Come early: t...
Fall 2014 Meet-the-Chef Jake's
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 1:00pm

View Events / Trips Archive


389 Van Housen Ext.
SUNY Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Ave.
Potsdam, New York 13676

In person visit us at:
Van Housen Hall Extension
Room 382 (on the SUNY Potsdam Campus)

Office hours: 9:00-2:00 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday (hours may vary when SOAR is not in session)

Phone: 315-267-2690


Visit our sponsoring institution:
SUNY Potsdam

Send comments to:
R. Kreuzer, SOAR web site manager