SUNY Canton Business Major Rhymes His Way to L.A.

March 6th, 2015

A SUNY Canton business administration major is launching his professional rap career. Michael I. Wallace of Harlem was recently invited to participate in the second round of the TeamBackpack’s 2015 Cypher auditions, which brings together up-and-coming and professional hip-hop artists. Wallace, who performs under the name Don Mykel, is planning on participating during early May in Los Angeles, Calif.


SUNY Campus Presidents Ask State Legislature to Invest in SUNY

March 4th, 2015

Jefferson Community College (JCC) President Carole A. McCoy and SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran today called on local elected officials to continue their leadership in supporting New York’s public higher education sector by creating a new Investment Fund and extending NYSUNY 2020 — including the broadly successful rational tuition policy — in the 2015-16 New York State Budget.


SUNY Canton Hosts Wounded Warrior Sled Hockey Tournament March 6-8

March 2nd, 2015

The Wounded Warrior Project will be holding a Sled Hockey Tournament starting at 11 a.m. Friday, March 6, at SUNY Canton’s Convocation Athletic and Recreation Center. There will be a total of 15 tournament-style games on Friday and Saturday, culminating in the consolation and championship games Sunday morning. The tournament champion will be decided at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 8. The team from Fort Drum features U.S. Paralympic Gold Medalists Adam Page and Paul Schaus.


SUNY Canton President Says SUNY is Great Investment

February 27th, 2015

The State University of New York has been investing in students for generations, creating unparalleled opportunities for personal success and sustained economic growth. With increased investment from the State, SUNY can do even more.


SUNY Canton Online Degrees Garner National Recognition for Affordability

February 27th, 2015

Affordable Colleges Online has chosen SUNY Canton’s bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Leadership and Legal Studies as two of the most economical online programs of their kind in the nation. The 2015 list ranked both programs at 36th in the country. In addition to affordability, degrees were rated on quality, graduate job placement, […]


Students of All Ages Learn About Engineering at SUNY Canton Open House Event

February 26th, 2015

Students and families from across the North Country were welcomed to tour the Canino School of Engineering to learn about future career paths in engineering and technology. Faculty and current students showcased our award winning steel bridge team, Lego Mindstorm robots, 3D topographical mapping, a massive wood splitter, smashing concrete cylinders, digital wrenches, laser communicators, and many other innovative technologies. The main event of the night was the Marshmallow Challenge which saw 20 teams consisting of students from 5-17 years old competing for a SUNY Canton scholarship and other exciting prizes.


Direct Mail Marketing and Business Plan Competition Featured at Women’s Business Bootcamp

February 25th, 2015

Women business owners can learn how direct mailing can be used to promote their business at the SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Women’s Business Bootcamp Luncheon. The annual workshop is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center.


SUNY Canton to Host St. Lawrence County High School Mock Trial Tournament

February 19th, 2015

Area high school students will compete in the St. Lawrence County Mock Trial Tournament from March 2 to 18 at SUNY Canton. Six St. Lawrence County schools, coached by local attorneys, will argue a civil case involving the alleged embezzlement of funds. Participating local high schools will include Hammond Central School, Heuvelton Central School, Madrid-Waddington Central School, Morristown Central School, Ogdensburg Free Academy and Potsdam High School.


Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Visits SUNY Canton Alum’s ‘Gear Factory’ For New Web Series

February 9th, 2015

Television personality, author and famed chef Anthony Bourdain traveled to Syracuse in December to film a metal artisan company working in a studio owned by SUNY Canton alumnus Rick Destito for a web series titled “Raw Craft.” Bourdain and his crew spent a day filming Destito’s tenants, John Truex and Liz Seru, who are the owners of Borough Furnace, a small cast-iron skillet manufacturing business. The skillets are handmade by Truex in a 2,000-square-foot studio in Destito’s building, named the Gear Factory.


Prizes and Scholarships Up for Grabs at SUNY Canton Engineers Day

February 4th, 2015

A $500 scholarship and other prizes will be up for grabs during SUNY Canton’s Engineers Day from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Nevaldine Technology Center. The event will feature a team marshmallow design competition that will test participants’ engineering skills. The first place team will each receive a $500 SUNY Canton scholarship, and the second place team will each receive a waived tuition deposit. The competition and event are free and open to anyone.