SUNY Canton Professor Stephen F. Ledoux, Ph.D., will discuss the value of behaviorology in helping to solve global climate problems as part of the College’s spring Sustainability Lecture Series. Ledoux will speak at 6 p.m. March 19 in Nevaldine North, Room 102. This event is free and open to the public.
The Wounded Warrior Project will be holding a Sled Hockey Tournament starting on Friday at SUNY Canton. It will be the second time that the organization has used the College’s facilities. The matches will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, March 14, at the Convocation Athletic and Recreation Center, nicknamed Roos House. Games will follow at 6 and 8 p.m. and will continue throughout the day on Saturday, March 15. A championship match will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 16.
Eight SUNY Canton Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) students traveled to Albany recently to share their concerns about state budget cuts with lawmakers. The EOP Advocacy Day is a statewide event that allows constituents to discuss higher education issues with their representatives. In all, 15 SUNY schools participated.
The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) spring Women’s Business Bootcamp Luncheon will feature a panel of local businesswomen who will be presenting “Best Practices for Facebook.” The Business Bootcamp will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the SUNY Canton Campus Center’s Woodcock Conference Suites.
SUNY Canton’s Chaney Dining Center recently presented students with a full menu of Jamaican cuisine. Dining center staff invited guest cook Jody A. Pitt from Da Kitchen in downtown Canton to cook her specialties. Pitt is a former student who saw the opportunity to share her cooking alongside the dinner service at Chaney.
SUNY Canton junior Megan M. Mydosh of Warwick is the first woman to receive the Ronald LaValle Leadership Award, a SUNY system-wide accolade. Mydosh was chosen out of thousands of eligible SUNY student-athletes due to her numerous accomplishments in leadership, sportsmanship, as well as her role as an ambassador for the campus and SUNY.
Rural residents in upstate New York may be able to offset the high cost of fossil fuels by implementing new wood pellet boilers with large-capacity feeding capabilities. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced a $163,000 grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for SUNY Canton to measure the efficiency of automatic-feeding wood pellet boilers.
A poet who challenges and investigates language, history and race will kick off the spring installment of SUNY Canton’s Living Writers Series. Tyrone Williams will speak at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
SUNY Canton’s Outdoor Adventure Club participated in the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Ogdensburg Feb. 15. Students Andrew S. Conlan, Melissa Cummins, Tyler Hawley, Tanner Chauvin, and well as club adviser Jim L. Sheppard braved the icy St. Lawrence River to raise more than $300 for the Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce and the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue.