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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:

September is Ovarian and Uterine Cancer Awareness Month and Hunger Action Month

September 1: Labor Day

Sept.: Start of the ˇAdelante! Books of the Month for 2014-15

September 9: Primary Election Day

September 11: Branch Board Meeting at Clarkson's BS Snell Hall (hill campus) Room 346 at 5 pm. Branch members are welcome.

September 12: ERA Constitution Action Day

September 17: U.S. Constitution Day

September 22: GardenShare has teamed up with Cinema 10 to birng Fed Up, a new documentary from Katie Couric, at 7:15 pm at the Roxy Theater, 20 Main St., Potsdam. Upending the conventional wisdom of why we gain weight and how to lose it, Fed Up unearths the dirty little secret the food industry doesn't want you to know- far more of us are sick from what we are eating than anyone has ever realized. The truth is, only 30% of people suffering from diet-related diseases are actually obese; while 70% of us - even those of us who look thin and trim on the outside - are facing the same consequences, fighting the same medical battles as the obese among us.

September. 23: National Voter Registration Day

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

October 1: AAUW-St. Lawrence County Branch fall membership meeting at the Potsdam Town Hall from 5 to 8 pm.

October 8: TWC News debate between the three candidates in the 21st Congressional District, Republican Elise Stefanik, Democrat Aaron Woolf, and Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello, will air at 7pm on TWC News in the Capital Region, Northern New York, and Central New York and online.


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 August 31, 2014

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