A SUNY Canton project that will attract engineering technology students has been selected to receive $20,000 as part of the State University of New York’s 2015 Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG) Program.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Management Council announced that SUNY Canton has officially completed its provisional membership process and will become full-time members of NCAA Division III, effective Sept. 1st.
A local business leader who has given back to SUNY Canton and the community was selected to receive the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Kevin Fear, class of 1987, was presented with the award during the college’s recent Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
SUNY Canton’s Summer Session has reached an enrollment record for the second year in a row. The college saw approximately 1,782 enrollments as of June 2, a day after courses began. Comparatively, the college had 1743 Summer Session enrollments last year and 1550 in 2013.
The college’s newest senior academic administrator was hired to help expand academic programs and strengthen student success. SUNY Canton President Dr. Zvi Szafran announced that the college has selected Douglas M. Scheidt, Ph.D., as its new provost and vice president for academic affairs.
The David Sullivan-St. Lawrence County Law Enforcement Academy completed its 20th year of operation by saluting 23 newly trained law enforcement professionals. More than half of those graduates were sworn in as officers for area police departments.
Children can explore the connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation at this year’s Camp Invention. The day camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with weeklong sessions beginning July 20 and July 27 in the college’s Richard W. Miller Campus Center.
The magazine Learning By Design recently recognized SUNY Canton with a 2015 Outstanding Project award for its residence hall renovation project. The college was commended for its adaptive reuse of its existing facilities. The roofs, walls and exterior doors of 4 dormitories were completely replaced, but the structures retained their overall design. The entryways were remodeled to match the nearby academic buildings.
SUNY Canton has renamed two buildings in honor its former presidents during its Alumni Weekend celebration. The Faculty Office Building was renamed for President Emeritus Earl W. MacArthur, and the Grasse River Suites was named after retired President Joseph L. Kennedy.
Two weeklong day camps at SUNY Canton will help children explore bridge design and rocket science. Edge on Science will be offering bridge building camp July 6 to 10 and summer rocket camp from. July 13 to 17. Each camp will run daily from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.