Prospective SUNY Canton college students and their families will spend a day touring campus, visiting academic departments and speaking with faculty and current students during an open house Saturday, April 25. Registration will begin at 9 a.m., with a meet-and-greet session immediately following. Representatives from financial aid, tutoring, career services, admissions, athletics and student clubs and organizations will be available to speak with attendees.
Students from SUNY Canton’s Canino School of Engineering Technology won third place for their steel bridge entry in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Upstate Regional Conference. The ASCE Student Chapter, commonly known as the Steel Bridge Team, designed their bridge to be assembled faster than their competitors. Overall, the team won first in speed, third in lightness, fifth in stiffness, third in aesthetics, first in economy and fifth in efficiency.
SUNY Canton will be honoring a well-respected distinguished professor emerita alongside the college’s top-achieving students. The 2015 Honors Convocation celebration has been named in honor of Rosanna M. Moser, the former program director of the Office Technology Program. More than 150 students will be receiving awards for their outstanding academic achievement and civic involvement at the ceremony. Honors Convocation will be held at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in the Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The SUNY Canton College Association recently surprised more than 1,000 college students with a free box of Girl Scout cookies. Young women from Troop 328 in Russell visited Chaney Dining Center to distribute desert to diners with a campus meal plan.
SUNY Canton’s Criminal Justice Department has chosen “Emerging Issues in Homeland Security” as the theme for the fifth annual Law Enforcement Day. All presentations will be held April 20 in SUNY Canton’s Kingston Theater. A variety of experts in the field are invited to speak at the event.
SUNY Canton will host an event designed to help high school juniors and seniors determine their future career paths. The “Choosing Your Major” workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 18, in Wicks Hall, Room 006. Participants will be asked to complete a self-directed search (SDS) questionnaire, which evaluates individual vocational preferences. Consultants will be on hand to help students interpret the results and explore possible career opportunities.
WPBS, the two-nation public broadcasting station will air a special one-hour broadcast, Public Eye Special Edition with Jeff Cole: TITLE IX: Sexual Harassment in Colleges on Monday, April 13, at 10 p.m. and again on Sunday, April 19, at 8 a.m. Viewers will also have the opportunity to watch this Special Edition of Public Eye online at watch.wpbstv.org after the broadcast.
An investiture ceremony held at SUNY Canton April 10 officially inaugurated Zvi Szafran, Ph.D., as SUNY Canton’s fourth president. More than 300 guests gathered in the Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center to celebrate a new era in the college’s more than 100-year history. Distinguished Alumnus and Chairman of the SUNY Canton College Council Ronald M. […]
Local high school and college students who are interested in chemistry can test their knowledge at an upcoming event at SUNY Canton. The Amazing Chemistry Race will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The event is designed to stimulate interest in the field of chemistry through fun activities, such as a trivia contest and demonstrations. The day’s main event will be a team competition where students will be asked to uncover clues and solve chemistry problems by completing a series of challenges, which will range from performing experiments to completing team-building exercises.
The SUNY Canton Davis Health Center has invited more than 25 area agencies to help promote a healthy lifestyle for the college and community. Each agency will be providing health screenings or education at the college’s Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in Dana Hall. The event is free and open to the public.