For the second year, SUNY Canton students celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of community service. The Student Affairs Division invited more than 50 children from the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club to campus to play basketball, volleyball, kickball and ice skate with students.
Students are being recognized for their outstanding achievement at SUNY Canton during the fall 2014 semester. “On behalf of the entire SUNY Canton community, I’d like to congratulate each of you on your academic success this semester,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. “We applaud the hard work and perseverance you’ve demonstrated to attain this […]
Three faculty members from SUNY Canton’s Graphic and Multimedia Design program are displaying artwork at a faculty exhibition. Associate Professor Matthew J. Burnett, Assistant Professor Kathleen Mahoney and Assistant Professor Christopher Sweeney collaborated on a multimedia installation integrating components of their individual work for the “North of the Blue Line” invitational presented by the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley. Burnett also contributed a modular Adirondack-inspired painting.
SUNY Canton has reached an all-time enrollment record for the online Winterterm session, which began Dec. 17 and concludes Jan. 15. “Our Winterterm session enrollment total is 1,322, which breaks our 2011 record of 1,311 enrollments,” said Molly A. Mott, dean of academic support services and instructional technologies. “The session’s popularity continues to grow, due in large part to the expansion of course offerings.”
SUNY Canton’s online bachelor’s degree programs have been ranked among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 “Best Online Programs” list. U.S. News placed the college at 58th, and the rankings were based on student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation and student services and technology.
Financial aid professionals from SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam will be presenting hands-on training sessions for students who are looking to finance their education. Both colleges are participating in the SUNY Statewide Financial Aid Day, with workshops at 9 a.m. and noon Saturday, Jan. 24, in Wicks Hall at SUNY Canton.
Students from SUNY Canton’s Powersports Performance and Repair club decided to help spread cheer to young patients at Canton-Potsdam Hospital during the holidays. By collecting donations from local businesses, and holding numerous raffles, 10 students raised approximately $1,340. The students used the funds to purchase two well-equipped Xbox video-game systems and a handful of games.
SUNY Canton invites community members to submit nominations for the 2015 College Council Distinguished Citizen Award. The college has given this prestigious award every year since 1976 in recognition of exceptional and distinguished service to SUNY Canton, to the community, to the state, or to the nation.
A reporter from the social news and entertainment site BuzzFeed recently profiled SUNY Canton’s Funeral Services Administration program.
Staff writer Katie Heaney investigated the changing attitudes about death, grieving and the changing gender roles in the industry in an article titled Can The Next Generation Of Morticians Breathe Life Into The Death Industry?