A Fusion of Art And Spirit : Creating and teaching from within

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Christine Tisa puts the finishing touches on a painting in her studio located in Clayton.

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More Than Just A Boat Show: Education for kids of all ages at the Antique Boat Museum

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SUNY Potsdam opens first center for applied learning in Crumb Library

SUNY Potsdam senior Cynthia Humphrey, right, talks with Jason Ladouceur, SUNY Potsdam’s director of planned giving at SUNY Potsdam’s new Center for Applied Learning, which opened Wednesday in the school’s Crumb Library. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

SUNY Potsdam senior Cynthia Humphrey, right, talks with Jason Ladouceur, SUNY Potsdam’s director of planned giving at SUNY Potsdam’s new Center for Applied Learning, which opened Wednesday in the school’s Crumb Library. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

POTSDAM — With its new offices now open in Crumb Library, SUNY Potsdam’s new Center for Applied Learning, a first for the state system, is now ready to make experiential education a focus for the college and SUNY. [Read more…]

Science Saturday makes learning super fun for kids

People check out the walk-through inflatable colon exhibit during Super Science Saturday at Jefferson Community College. Photo by Justin Sorensen/Watertown Daily Times.

Clutching a PlayStation video game controller with both hands, 10-year-old Seth E. Filkes deftly took command of a 68-pound, explosive-detecting robot Saturday at Jefferson Community College in Watertown.

It took the boy just a few minutes to figure out the controls. He used them to lower the robot’s arm to grasp a mock grenade on the floor. Then, extending the arm upward, he made the robot drop the device. [Read more…]

JCC winery marketing and management concentration approved

Students at Jefferson Community College finally can join a degree program to fuel their oenophilia.

The college’s winery marketing and management concentration for the hospitality and tourism associate degree was approved by the state Education Department just in time for the spring semester. [Read more…]