SUNY Canton Faculty Member’s Research Could Boost North Country Tourism

November 18th, 2014

A SUNY Canton faculty member’s research could help area hospitality and tourism businesses. Christina Lesyk, who currently teaches Social Sciences courses, is the primary author of three research proposals that have been accepted for presentation at the 20th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. The proposals have direct implications on hospitality management and tourism concerns in the Adirondack and Thousand Islands regions.


SUNY Honors University Police for Heroism

November 14th, 2014

Three members of SUNY Canton’s University Police Department received the State University of New York’s Heroism Award. Deputy Chief Alan P. Mulkin, Lt. Brian E. Kurish, and Officer Daniel V. Callahan were awarded alongside Canton Village Sgt. James Santimaw for saving a student’s life during the spring 2014 semester.


Nationally Known Poet to Speak at SUNY Canton

November 12th, 2014

A writer known for his award-winning poetry collections will cap off the fall semester installment of SUNY Canton’s Living Writers Series. Patrick Lawler will speak at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Richard W. Miller Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public.


SUNY Canton Researchers Say Investors Don’t Buy Bad Business

November 6th, 2014

Corporate crime doesn’t pay for a company trying to gain or retain investors, according to two SUNY Canton faculty members’ research. Professor Brian K. Harte, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Umesh Kumar, Ph.D., recently received a best paper in session award at the Academy of Business Research fall international conference. Their presentation, “Investor Response to Convicted Firms Within and Outside of the United States,” examines stakeholders’ reaction to firms convicted of corporate wrongdoing.


SUNY Canton Knows About Superheroes Running a University (Chronicle of Higher Education Editorial, Dr. Zvi Szafran)

November 6th, 2014

President Szafran recently wrote into The Chronicle of Higher Education to tell them about SUNY Canton’s superheroes. President Szafran is pictured here with Advising Center Wonder Twins, Marianne DiMarco-Temkin and Sharon Tavernier. SUNY Canton staff dressed-up like superheroes on November 3rd to promote Academic Advising Week.


SUNY Canton Students Lend a Hand at ‘Phantoms in the Park’

October 29th, 2014

SUNY Canton sorority and fraternity members volunteered at the annual “Phantoms in the Park” event in Canton Oct. 25.  Related Posts:No Related Posts


Arrest Made In SUNY Canton Social Media Threats

October 25th, 2014

The individual who posted the threat against SUNY Canton’s campus via the anonymous social media site, Yik Yak, has been apprehended. The suspect, Alexis Vazquez, has been arraigned by The Honorable Gary L. Favro, U.S. Magistrate Judge, on federal charges in Plattsburgh. He is currently in the custody of the U.S. Marshall Service pending a bond hearing, scheduled for Tuesday. He was charged under 18 U.S. Code Section 875 (c), a law that prohibits the transmission of any communication containing a threat to injure any person or persons. He could face up to five years in federal prison.


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.