The Great Adirondack Eclipse

SARANAC LAKE -- The college is excited to announce an upcoming program about the April 8 solar eclipse, as well as a new page on our website with information and resources about the eclipse.

Seth McGowan of the Adirondack Sky Center and Observatory in Tupper Lake (and a member of the college Board of Trustees) will host a program for the college community and the public on the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse exactly one month before it happens. Here are the details:

NAME: The Great Adirondack Eclipse with Seth McGowan, President, Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory
DATE: Friday, March 8, 3 p.m.
LOCATION: Petty Lecture Hall, S-19, Mullholland Hall, Saranac Lake
ONLINE: via Zoom (link will be posted at in advance of the program)
DETAILS: Seth McGowan, President of the Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory, will describe the 'secret recipe' behind the upcoming April 8th Total Solar Eclipse destined to grace the Adirondacks. He will share a number of perspectives on the upcoming eclipse, as well as the history of eclipses within the Adirondack Blue Line. You will hear about the impact to communities within the path of totality, and what is expected in the six-million-acre park.
In addition to this upcoming program, we've compiled some helpful information about the eclipse at
Seth McGowan stands next to a telescope