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 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 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.
A representative from the SUNY Canton President’s Office will be presenting the College’s Start-Up NY plans and progress at the Village of Canton’s board of trustees meeting. Executive Director of University Relations Lenore E. VanderZee will be attending the monthly meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, at the Canton Municipal Building. The meeting is free and open to the public.
SUNY Canton invites prospective fall 2014 students and their families to learn more about the College and receive assistance with submitting their application. Spring application day events will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29 and from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 in French Hall. Guests will have the opportunity to talk with current students, admissions counselors, financial aid representatives and career service experts.
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.