Halloween Reading and Chemistry Magic Show, Oct. 30

October 22nd, 2014

The SUNY Canton Early Childhood program will be holding a Halloween Read Aloud from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The program partners with the national Read Aloud 15 Minutes initiative, which promotes reading to children from birth. Early Childhood Program Director Maureen. P. Maiocco, Ed.D., will be reading the interactive book “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything” by Linda Williams.


Nanotechnology Expert to Speak at SUNY Canton

October 22nd, 2014

Elroy Tatem, Ph.D., a graduate research assistant at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany will discuss the nanotechnology industry at SUNY Canton at noon, Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Nevaldine North, Room 102. Tatem will provide an overview of his research and share his experiences as a graduate student in a STEM field. The event is free and open to the public.


SUNY Canton Honors Area Business at Classroom Dedication

October 20th, 2014

SUNY Canton has named one of its newest classrooms in honor of Canton’s Coakley family. William J. (Bill) and Carol M. Coakley, Carol J. and Ronald J. Spadaccini, and Thomas F. (Tom) and Nellie E. Coakley, the owners of Coakley Carpet One Ace Hardware in Canton, previously made a donation to the SUNY Canton Foundation for the college’s Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center. The family’s gift secured the right to name the Coakley Family Student-Athlete Study and Classroom.


SUNY Canton to Offer Online Degrees as Part of Open SUNY+

October 17th, 2014

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher recently announced that SUNY Canton will offer ten online degree programs as part of the Open SUNY+ initiative, the university system’s signature online learning program. The college is one of 17 SUNY schools that were chosen to participate. The SUNY Canton programs that were selected met a number of criteria, including student interest, accreditation and their capacity to meet current and future workforce demands throughout New York State.


SUNY Canton Veterans Association and Alum Team Up to Create Scholarship

October 17th, 2014

The SUNY Canton Student Veterans Association and a college alumnus have joined together to establish an endowed scholarship to benefit a SUNY Canton veteran student or a spouse or family member of a former service member.


SUNY Canton ‘Zombie Run’ Set for Oct. 18

October 15th, 2014

SUNY Canton will host a “Zombie Run” at 1 p.m., Oct. 18, at the Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center, also known as Roos House. Participants will evade “zombies” that will be stationed along the 5K course. Registration begins at noon in the Roos House field house. Entry fees are $10 for SUNY Canton faculty, students and staff and $15 for community members. Racers will receive a backpack, t-shirt and race bracelet. Funds raised will benefit SUNY Canton’s Intramural program.


SUNY Canton to Host Down Syndrome Association’s ‘Buddy Walk’

October 14th, 2014

The Down Syndrome Association of St. Lawrence County invites the community to participate in the annual one-mile Buddy Walk at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at SUNY Canton’s Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center, also known as Roos House.


Pioneering Author Jennifer Finney Boylan to Speak at SUNY Canton

October 14th, 2014

Bestselling novelist and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activist Jennifer Finney Boylan will discuss her groundbreaking memoir about transitioning from male to female as part of SUNY Canton’s Living Writers Series. Boylan will speak at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Richard W. Miller Kingston Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.


SUNY Canton Launches Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign with Selfie Challenge

October 9th, 2014

SUNY Canton is joining the growing movement to combat sexual assault on college campuses by challenging all students to a selfie competition.


SUNY Canton Burns a Model Dorm Room to Promote Fire Safety

October 7th, 2014

SUNY Canton will be staging a fire in a model dorm room to raise awareness of fire safety.