Humans of SUNY ADK
SUNY Adirondack is a diverse community of individuals. Each student, faculty member and alumnus has an interesting tale to tell.
Humans of SUNY ADK is a multimedia project that documents the people of our campus through their own words.
"It is clear to me that no other educational institution guides our region's future more than SUNY Adirondack. It prepares our community to meet its needs and stimulates our economic development."
Tori J. E. Riley
President and CEO, Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce
Veterans are important at SUNY Adirondack.
Find out everything we have to offer to the men and women who have served our country and their family members at the Randles Veterans Resource Center on our Queensbury campus.
Meet Eddy Rondack, the official mascot of the SUNY Adirondack Timberwolves.
A Year of Achievement
• $350,000 Health Program Opportunities Grant to train more healthcare workers
• $8.5 million from Warren and Washington counties, matched by New York State, for a $17 million building project for new science and nursing facilities
• 1,500 employers offer job internships to SUNY Adirondack students
• $9.7 million from New York State SUNY 2020 grant program to build the Workforce Readiness Center (WORC)
Leading the way
SUNY Adirondack is a two-year community college with an emphasis on community.
With more than 30 unique academic programs, SUNY Adirondack is a leader in the region’s workforce development, preparing the next generation of leaders for a bright future.
The learning goes beyond the classroom, with one-on-one mentoring and counseling and practical experience available through on-campus research projects and internships at local businesses.
Students are our top priority. From high school valedictorians to working moms, SUNY Adirondack students are a diverse group of people all pursuing the same goal – a better life. The college experience opens minds and shapes lives, offering an educational foundation that can be built on for years to come.
The faculty at SUNY Adirondack have the credentials to teach at the country’s leading universities, yet they choose to be a part of a team of educators who are building the future of upstate New York -- one student at a time. Support is critical to the educational experience at the college. From structured classes to one-on-one guidance and mentoring, our faculty guide students through the academic process and on to graduation.
Alumni are the bricks and mortar of any college. The generations of students who have attended SUNY Adirondack since its founding in 1961 paved the way for the innovative direction the campus is headed. Our alumni have successfully built a 21st century learning institution that is a stimulus for economic development, partnerships and leadership.
SUNY Adirondack is a leader in a vibrant region known for its natural beauty and entrepreneurial spirit. As a teaching- and learning-centered community college, the school is committed to the educational needs of the community and serves as a driving force in the area's economy.