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Alumni Weekend 2015: JUNE 5-7


Friday, June 5

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Campus Store Open - Miller Campus Center

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Registration - Miller Campus Center

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.MacArthur Hall Dedication - MacArthur Hall
Dr. Earl W. MacArthur served as the College’s President from 1972 to 1992. He achieved record-setting enrollment numbers and created the Office of Sponsored Research. The Canton College Foundation was also created through his vision and foresight and it continues to thrive with his continuing input and guidance as an honorary director.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Golden Hospitality Area - Members of the Class of 1965 and their guests may gather and reminisce. Refreshments served. - Miller Campus Center

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Half-Century Photographs - Class of 1965 will gather for pictures prior to the luncheon. Please be prompt. - Miller Campus Center

Noon – 1:30 p.m.Honoring the Class of 1965. Join your Golden Anniversary Classmates for a luncheon. Special invitation to the classes prior to 1965. - Miller Campus Center, Woodcock Conference Suite 212-214

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Memorial Tree Dedication - Remembrance service of SUNY Canton alumni and friends. See reservation form to purchase a memorial tree leaf for a loved one. - Miller Campus Center

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Campus Tours - Miller Campus Center

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Kennedy Hall Dedication, Grasse River Suites
Dr. Joseph L. Kennedy served as the College’s President from 1993 to 2012. He began rebranding the College by increasing enrollment, completely transforming and growing the campus, and moving the College from a two-year to a four-year baccalaureate-granting institution. Kennedy’s service will have a lasting impact for years to come.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Afterglow Reception, Class of 1965, Kennedy Hall
Join fellow classmate Jim Masterangelo ’65 to reminisce and reconnect! Refreshments will be served.

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Pizza Buffet, Kennedy Hall - Open to all alumni.

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. -  Hall of Fame Cocktail Reception, Miller Campus Center   

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner - Miller Campus Center, Woodcock Conference Suite 212-214

6:00 p.m. - LeBerge & Curtis Block Party
Part of the Dairy Princess Weekend events! Join the Canton community down in the park (corner of Main and Park Streets). Food and craft vendors, entertainment, big wheel races, and much more! Shuttle service will be provided.

Saturday, June 6

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Registration - Miller Campus Center

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Campus Store Open - Miller Campus Center

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Breakfast Buffet - Miller Campus Center - Woodcock Conference Suite 212-214

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. - Alumni 5K Walk/Run, Roos’ House

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Alumni Golf Outing, Partridge Run Golf & Country Club

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Annual Alumni Board Meeting - Miller Campus Center - Woodcock Conference Suite 212-214

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Alpha Theta Gamma Membership Meeting - Miller Campus Center - Kingston Theater

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. - Dairy Princess Festival
Join the Canton community down in the park (corner of Main and Park Streets). Food and craft vendors, entertainment, and much more! Shuttle service will be provided.

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. - Dairy Princess Parade
Join the Canton community and local businesses on Main Street for the Annual Dairy Princess Parade. Shuttle service will be provided.

3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - AlumFest – Bands, Brews & BBQs, Roselle Plaza

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Pizza Roll Eating Contest, Roselle Plaza

Featured Bands:
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Pure Country
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Waydown Wailers
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Double Axel

Beer & Wine Vendors:
Bella-Brooke Vineyard
High Peaks Winery
Lake Placid Brewery (provided by A.J. Missert, Inc.)
River Myst Winery
Saranac Brewery
St. Lawrence Brewing Company

1000 Islands River Rat Cheese
Amo’s Country Barn
EG Wreaths
Fauna on Flora
Fisher & Son Scroll Saw Art
Homemade Slippers
It Works
Jamberry Nails
Jewel Scent
Mary Kay
Origami Owl
Pampered Chef
Paparazzi Jewelry
Premier Designs
Prim and Proper
Silver Spoon Jewelry
Soy Candles
Tastefully Simple
Thirty One
Verizon Wireless
and many more!

9:00 p.m. Fireworks, Roselle Plaza

Sunday, June 7

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast - Kennedy Hall

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Alumni Golf Outing, Partridge Run Golf & Country Club

Methods of Registration

Registrations must be received no later than May 27, 2015

Mail-in Registration form [pdf]

Mail forms to:
Office of Alumni Affairs
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Register Online using the form below

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 315-386-7127 or 800-811-6727.

GENERAL INFORMATION (Please help us keep up-to-date information)

First Name and Maiden Name

Last Name

Nickname   Class Year
                        (for name tag)


Greek Affiliation


City State Zip

Phone* A phone number is required.

Email* An email is required.

                            First            Maiden (Canton Alum)     Last

Is spouse attending reunion? Yes No

Did spouse graduate from Canton? Yes No Class Year

Spouse Major

Spouse Greek Affiliation

Do not list my name on the Alumni Weekend Website.



Grasse River Suites – 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, 4-bedroom, and 5-bedroom single bed suites available. All suites have a locked main door as well as privacy locks on the bedroom doors within the suite. There is a main living room and kitchen area. The suite also has either one or two private bathrooms. Air conditioning is available in the main area of the suites.

*Guests must supply their own personal hygiene products, bed linen, and pillows.

Thursday $40.00 x
Friday $40.00 x
Saturday $40.00 x

Off-Campus Accommodations
Best Western University Inn – A block of rooms has been reserved at a discounted rate under SUNY Canton Alumni Weekend. Please contact the Best Western University Inn to reserve a room at 315-386-8522.

For a listing of other local accommodations, please check out Canton Lodging & Dining

Small logo Please indicate if you need special accommodations for any events. Each suite has multiple rooms and each room has one single bed. Please list names below of anyone you wish to share a suite with.


MacArthur Hall Dedication 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Free x
Half-Century Luncheon Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Class of 1965 Free x
Other classes or guests $12.00 x
Memorial Tree Ceremony 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Free x
To purchase a memorial leaf engraved with the person’s name which will also be listed in the Memorial Program along with the donor's name. $100.00 x
In memory of:  
Donor(s) Name(s) as listed for program:
Campus Tours 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free x
Kennedy Hall Dedication 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Free x
Afterglow Reception (Class of 1965) 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free x
Pizza Buffet 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. $10.00 x
Cocktail Reception 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. $10.00 x
HALL OF FAME INDUCTIONS Cocktail Reception & Dinner 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
   Dinner Option #1 - Beef Tenderloin $30.00 x
   Dinner Option #2 - Summer Vegetable Tart $30.00 x
Hoot Owl 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Free x


Breakfast Buffet 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. $12.00 x
Alumni 5K Walk/Run 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Free x
Alumni Golf Outing 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 am $20.00 x
Campus Tours 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Free x
AlumniFest 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Price includes Bands, Brews & BBQs, Variety of Vendors, and Fireworks
$40.00 x
(Class of 1965 & 1990, Fraternity, and Sorority)
$5.00 x



Continental Breakfast 7:30 am - 9:30 am $6.00 x
Alumni Golf Outing 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 am $20.00 x



Recognition gift in honor of Dr. Joseph L. Kennedy and/or Dr. Earl W. MacArthur $

For more information please contact the Alumni Office:
1-800-811-6727 or alumni@canton.edu

SUNY Canton Alumni Association
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
Phone: 315-386-7127

Fax: 315-386-7995