Sustainability Lecture Series Guest Speaker Brings Attention to Global Warming

March 11th, 2014

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.

SUNY Canton Hosts Wounded Warrior Project’s Sled Hockey Tournament

March 10th, 2014

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.

SUNY Canton Students Advocate for Equal Opportunity Program in Albany

March 6th, 2014

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.

Learn to Make the Most of Facebook at the SBDC’s Women’s Business Bootcamp

March 4th, 2014

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.

Chaney Dining Center Hosts Canton Jamaican Restaurant ‘Da Kitchen’

March 4th, 2014

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’s Megan Mydosh Receives Prestigious Ronald LaValle Leadership Award

March 3rd, 2014

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.

Sustainability Lecture Series Hosts Climate Change Expert

February 28th, 2014

Jon Rosales, Ph.D., will discuss “climate refugees” as part of the SUNY Canton spring Sustainability Lecture Series. Rosales will speak at 6 p.m. March 6 in Nevaldine North, Room 102. The event is free and open to the public.

New SUNY Canton Grant Funded Research May Help Offset High Home-Heating Costs

February 27th, 2014

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.

Noted African-American Poet To Speak at SUNY Canton

February 19th, 2014

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 Polar Plunges for Charity

February 19th, 2014

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.