POTSDAM -- The SUNY Potsdam Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program and the Teacher Opportunity Corps recently honored a Potsdam residents as well as more than 30 other graduates at a reception at the home of Christine and John Lancaster.
Graduating CSTEP seniors recognized for completion of their degree programs included Dannielle Kreider of Potsdam, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in childhood/early childhood education.
Each CSTEP and TOC graduate invited a faculty or staff member who had been significant to their academic success to share in the celebration.
Dr. Margaret Madden, provost and vice president of academic affairs, participated in the event along with Dr. Peter Brouwer, dean of The School of Education and Professional Studies, William Morris, dean of students, and Sheila Marshall, director of the Center for Diversity, as well as the students' invited guests.
Provost Madden congratulated the graduates and thanked the faculty and staff guests for their encouragement and support of the graduates. TOC program director Diana Fisher and CSTEP program director Sean Partridge expressed their appreciation to the Lancasters for hosting the graduate reception for the fourteenth year. All wished the graduates continued success in their future graduate studies and professional careers.
SUNY Potsdam and the New York State Department of Education's Office of Higher Education, K-16 Initiatives and Access Programs Collegiate and Pre-Professional Programs Unit and Teacher Development Programs Unit sponsor the CSTEP and TOC programs.