SUNY Canton has recently garnered two prestigious awards recognizing the college’s support of veteran students and their families. Military Times has named SUNY Canton as one of the best technical colleges in the nation for veterans, and G.I. Jobs magazine has also selected the college for their 2016 list of military-friendly schools. “It is an […]
SUNY Canton will be holding a virtual open house from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 for students from anywhere with a computer and Internet access. The open house is offered through the same software used to offer the college’s popular online courses and is designed for students who are interested in one or more of the college’s 10 online degree programs.
SUNY Canton Professor Brian K. Harte, Ph.D., recently received a U.S. Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation for creating an auxiliary detachment at the college. The professor was praised for demonstrating exceptional resourcefulness and work ethic for helping to create the 20th university partnership in the nation.
The final guest of SUNY Canton’s 2015 Living Writers Series challenges perceptions of what it means to be a Native American woman in her first poetry collection. Jennifer Foerster will appear at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
SUNY Canton has been ranked as one of the best colleges in the nation for animal lovers, according to Great Value Colleges.net. The college placed ninth out of 25 schools and was chosen in large part for its well-known Pet Wing housing option that began in 1997. Students are able to bring a variety of pets with them to live on campus, including cats, ferrets, rabbits, hamsters, gerbils and fish.
A Subaru Distributers Corp. executive will be discussing career paths after college and a Native American clan mother will help students learn about cultural identity during the second week of November at SUNY Canton.
SUNY Canton Student Speaks With President Obama During Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.November 6th, 2015
SUNY Canton student and Akwesasne St. Regis Mohawk Nation (Bear Clan) member Brayden S. White had a special opportunity to serve as a youth delegate at the seventh annual White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 5. White, a freshmen in the Early Childhood program, participated in a panel discussion with President Obama and four other Native American youth representatives where they examined topics important to indigenous peoples, including education, poverty, health and employment.
The SUNY Canton College Foundation recently announced its student scholarship recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year. In total, the foundation distributed more than $302,000 in the form of 265 scholarships granted to approximately 195 students. More than 60 percent of those scholarships were given to students from St. Lawrence County.
Anne M. Sibley was recently appointed as vice president for advancement and executive director of the Canton College Foundation at SUNY Canton. She will be responsible for leading advancement and alumni affairs activities and personnel, as well as developing fundraising strategies to support the college’s mission and priorities.
The SUNY Canton Davis Health Center has invited more than 25 area agencies to campus to help educate students, faculty, staff and the community about healthy lifestyles. The fall Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.