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The St. Lawrence County Branch was formed in 1927 - Celebrating 87 years in 2014!

We have 60 members from a diverse educational and employment background who work together to fulfill the mission of the American Association of University Women: Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Membership in the St. Lawrence County Branch is open to anyone who supports the mission of AAUW. In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There are no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.

The St. Lawrence County Branch created the first AAUW Branch website in the country!

The AAUW Educational Opportuntities Fund provides funds to advance education, research, and self-development for women and to foster equity and positive societal change.

The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund provides funding and a support system for women seeking judicial redress for sex discrimination.

AAUW-St. Lawrence County Branch, PO Box 909, Potsdam, NY 13676-0909.


Upcoming Events of Note:

October is Domestic Violence Awareness / National Bullying Prevention / Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 21: Watch the third NY 21 Congrerssional Candidate Debate at 7 pm on WWNY Watertown and WPBS-TV.

October 21: The Makers: Women in War at 9 pm on PBS.

October 22: The North Country Regional Center for Independent Living will hold a Bully Prevention Conference from 9 am to 4 pm at the Bruce M. Wright Memorial Conference Center, 1291 Faichney Drive, Watertown in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month for anyone interested in learning more about dealing with emotionally damaging effects of bullying on youths. For more information or to register for the event, call the North Country Regional Center for Independent Living at 785-8703.October 22: Four candidates for New York governor will face off in a debate in Buffalo at the WNED|WBFO studios in downtown Buffalo at 8 p.m. The debate will be broadcast on WXXI-TV and WXXI Radio-AM 1370, as well as streamed online at wxxinews.org. The debate will include Republican Rob Astorino, Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Michael McDermott.

Octobder 24: United Nations Day

October 24: Last day to register in-person to vote in NYS

October 30: Branch Board Meeting at SUNY Canton's SUNY Canton-Miller Campus Center room 208 at 4 pm. Branch members are welcome.

October 30: The two candidates for the NYS Attorney General - Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican John Cahill - will debate in front of a live audience at Hilbert College in Hamburg at 7pm. It will be shown live on Time Warner Cable News and NY1.

November 4: Election Day

November 4: Election Day

November 19: Branch Board meeting at SUNY Canton at 4:30 pm. We'll hear a report on the Student Leadership conference.


2014-15 Officers

  • AAUW Development VP: Sue Rice


    2014-15 Committee Chairs

  • St. Lawrence County College/University Partners:


    2014 AAUW-NYS Convention Awards for AAUW-St. Lawrence County Branch:


    Read the remarks of Mitzi Witchger, GREAT! who was the keynoter for our Celebrating 35 Years of Change: Title IX & Girls' & Women's Sports event on March 5, 2007. Hear an audio interview with her on NCPR!

    Read the Executive Summary of the KIDS at RISK: A North Country Forum, held on Sept. 24, 2005.

    Toxic Tide: No Place to Hide - A Preliminary Report on Cancer and the Environment in the North Country - from the 1998 Cross-Border Conference.

    See the lastest news from on AAUW STEM.



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    Updated October 20, 2014

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