George Irwin, CEO and founder of the Rochester-based company Green Living Technologies, will discuss revolutionary trends in environmentally conscious design at SUNY Canton during the final installment of the spring Sustainability Lecture Series. He will speak at 6 p.m. April 22 in Nevaldine North, Room 102. This event is free and open to the public.
A professor who has dedicated her career at SUNY Canton to ensuring student success will receive this year’s Distinguished Faculty Award. The College Council will present Deborah S. Molnar, DPT, with the award during the David V. Guccione Honors Convocation ceremony at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in the SUNY Canton Roos House Athletic Center. Molnar is a professor and also the program director of the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program.
SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher presented the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence to three highly deserving SUNY Canton students. “Students honored with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence truly embody the power of SUNY,” Zimpher said. “As proven leaders and role models, scholar athletes, creative artists, and civic volunteers, each student is recognized not just for academic achievement, but also for the profound impact they have on college campuses and local communities across New York State.”
SUNY Canton graduate Richard A. Destito will speak about how he has taken his skills and used them to improve one of the poorest neighborhoods in Syracuse as part of the College’s Sustainability Lecture Series. Destito will speak at 6 p.m. April 16 in Nevaldine North, Room 102. This event is free and open to the public.
More than 250 North Country residents learned how to prepare for disasters at the Citizen Preparedness Corps training hosted at SUNY Canton on Saturday, April 5. New York State Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo started the trainings with a goal of preparing 100,000 New York residents to protect themselves, their families and their neighbors if an emergency strikes. Members of the state’s National Guard presented a variety of ways to help residents to be proactive.
A Harlem rapper who received the “Rookie of the Year” honor at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards will headline SUNY Canton’s spring concert this month. ASAP Ferg will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in the Dana Hall Gym. Tickets are $10 for SUNY Canton students $15 for the public. They can be purchased at the SUNY Canton Activities Office in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center or at Northern Music and Video in Potsdam.
The ceremony’s namesake has 40 years in the law enforcement field as a police officer and an educator. SUNY Canton has named its annual student award ceremony to honor a retired Criminal Justice professor who co-created the College’s first bachelor’s degree program. The 2014 Professor Emeritus David V. Guccione Honors Convocation will be held at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in SUNY Canton’s Roos House Athletic Center.
The SUNY Board of Trustees today appointed Dr. Zvi Szafran as SUNY Canton’s fourth president. Dr. Szafran is currently the vice president for academic affairs and professor of chemistry at Southern Polytechnic State University in the University System of Georgia, a position he has held since 2005. He will begin his duties at SUNY Canton in the beginning of July.
The New York State governor’s office is providing a two-hour training session designed to equip area residents with the tools and resources to prepare for disasters. A team of New York National Guard Soldiers will be teaching civilians to be ready for almost any disaster as part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Citizen Preparedness Program.
Students from SUNY Canton have orchestrated a series of speakers in April to increase knowledge and understanding for Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The “Human Wrong Campaign” was the brainstorm of the International Student Activist Organization (ISAO), according to Sabel Bong, an Educational Opportunity Program counselor and the club’s advisor.