SUNY Canton International Student Activist Organization Launches ‘Human Wrong Campaign’ in April

April 1st, 2014

Students from SUNY Canton have orchestrated a series of speakers in April to increase knowledge and understanding for Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The “Human Wrong Campaign” was the brainstorm of the International Student Activist Organization (ISAO), according to Sabel Bong, an Educational Opportunity Program counselor and the club’s advisor.


SUNY Canton Admitted Student Day Draws Record Numbers

March 28th, 2014

SUNY Canton broke an attendance record March 21 when it welcomed 155 incoming students to campus for the first spring Admitted Student Day. Director of Admissions Bruce L. Smith credited the high turnout to the appeal of the College’s career-focused majors and the faculty’s reputation for possessing professional, real-world experience.


Acclaimed Central New York Author to Speak at SUNY Canton

March 25th, 2014

Short story author Jennifer Pashley will visit SUNY Canton this month as part of the popular spring Living Writers Series. She will speak at 6:30 p.m., March 26 in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public.


Sustainability Lecture Series Brings Environmental Activist to SUNY Canton

March 25th, 2014

Hilary Smith, the director of the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP), will discuss the issue of invasive species in Northern New York as part of the SUNY Canton’s spring Sustainability Lecture Series. Smith will discuss local invasive species, potential future threats and efforts to stop their spread at 6 p.m. April 2 in Nevaldine North, Room 102. This event is free and open to the public.


Chancellor Zimpher To Recommend Dr. Zvi Szafran As President of SUNY Canton

March 21st, 2014

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today announced that she will recommend Dr. Zvi Szafran to be appointed as president of SUNY Canton. Dr. Szafran is currently the vice president for academic affairs at Southern Polytechnic State University in Georgia. The SUNY Board of Trustees will consider Dr. Szafran’s appointment at its next meeting, scheduled for Thursday, April 3.


Sports Management Students Learn Professional Lessons at Syracuse University

March 19th, 2014

Senior Sports Management students recently received a first-hand look at the behind-the-scenes operations of Syracuse University’s Manley Field House and the Carrier Dome. Students taking Applied Sports Event Management and Applied Sports Media and Broadcasting courses also learned event management operations during a Division I Men’s Basketball game.


SUNY Canton SBDC Joins Nationwide ‘Start Your Business’ Social Media Campaign to Help New Companies

March 18th, 2014

The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is partnering with its national affiliates to help would-be entrepreneurs through a six-week social media campaign. America’s SBDC and small business expert Rhonda Abrams launched the Start-Up Campaign on Monday, March 17. Through social media outlets Twitter and Facebook, the campaign will provide entrepreneurs with information, advice, and resources they need to get started with their new businesses.


SUNY Canton and AAUW Host Professional Clothing Fair

March 17th, 2014

Students and community members who are searching for business attire are invited to SUNY Canton’s annual Professional Clothing Fair March 25 – 27 in the Dana Hall gymnasium. The fair is co-sponsored by SUNY Canton and the St. Lawrence County Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The event will start with a special student-only day from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 25.


SUNY Canton to Hold Information Session at St. Lawrence County Career Center

March 17th, 2014

SUNY Canton representatives will be on hand to answer questions about certificate and degree programs at the Saint Lawrence County One Stop Career Center. The free event will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, April 7 in the Human Services Center building located at 80 State Highway 310, Suite 8, Canton. Walk-ins are welcome.


SUNY Canton Students to Honor K-9 Officers with Kevlar Vest Donations at Law Enforcement Day

March 14th, 2014

SUNY Canton students will help keep local K-9 officers safe in the line of duty by presenting Kevlar vests to three dogs that work side-by-side with police during the College’s Law Enforcement Day March 19. Three student-run organizations raised the funds to outfit dogs working for the Massena Police Department, Lewis County Sheriff’s Office and the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office. The ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater.