SUNY Canton Patron Helps Air Conditioning Engineering Technology Students

June 19th, 2014

One of SUNY Canton’s most dedicated supporters has made a donation to assist students working toward careers in his major. Gouverneur’s John L. Halford Sr. recently established an endowment to purchase modern equipment in SUNY Canton’s Air Conditioning Engineering Technology program. Halford is a 1949 graduate who launched his own successful career based on his education.

SUNY Canton Recognizes the Area’s Newest Police Officers

June 12th, 2014

Some of the newest officers in the North Country started their careers through the David Sullivan-St. Lawrence County Law Enforcement Academy at SUNY Canton. Approximately 26 cadets recently completed the rigorous training necessary to graduate, according to Academy Director Albert R. Duquette.

SUNY Canton Moves Ahead With Start-Up NY Plan

June 9th, 2014

SUNY Canton received approval to begin reviewing applications from businesses interested in partnering with the College in the Start-Up NY initiative. Start-Up NY was developed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to transform SUNY campuses and other university communities across the state into tax-free communities for new and expanding businesses. Eligible businesses that partner with SUNY Canton will be able to operate state tax-free for 10 years, including property, income, sales and corporate tax.

Diagnostic Training for Mechanics Offered at SUNY Canton

June 9th, 2014

SUNY Canton’s Career Ready Education and Success Training (CREST) Center for Workforce Development and the SUNY Canton Automotive Department will be offering a course on Snap-On’s VERUS PRO automotive diagnostic equipment.

SUNY Canton Career Services Director Receives NYSCDA Award

June 3rd, 2014

The New York State Career Development Association (NYSCDA) chose SUNY Canton’s director of career services as the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Career Practitioner Award. The award was presented to David F. Norenberg at the NYSCDA conference May 30 in Buffalo.

SUNY Canton Employees Elected to Local AAUW Chapter

June 2nd, 2014

Two SUNY Canton employees were recently elected to the St. Lawrence County Branch of the American Association of University Women, which promotes equity and education for women and girls. Executive Director for Community Programs Betty Connolly was elected as president and Travel Coordinator Tina Flanagan was elected as vice president. They were installed by 116th Assemblywoman Addie Russell, a member of the Jefferson County Branch.

SUNY Canton Steel Bridge Team Finishes 13th in National Competition

May 30th, 2014

A group of SUNY Canton students placed 13th in the National Student Steel Bridge Competition. The 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers and American Institute of Steel Construction competition was held May 23 through 24 at the University of Akron, Ohio. The team competed against approximately 50 other distinguished colleges and universities.

SUNY Canton Breaks Summer Session Enrollment Record

May 28th, 2014

SUNY Canton has reached an all-time enrollment record for the College’s Summer Session term, which begins June 2. “We have 1,808 students enrolled in our classes so far,” said SUNY Canton Dean of Academic Support Services and Instructional Technologies Molly A. Mott. “This breaks our 2012 record of 1,796 students.”

SUNY Canton STEM Scholar and Alumnus Selected for Summer Neuroscience Internship

May 23rd, 2014

A SUNY Canton Mechanical Technology major has been selected by the SUNY Research Foundation to participate in the first SUNY Brain Summer Scholars Program.
Diana Norman, from Honey Brook, Pa., will conduct research at Upstate Medical Center to support President Obama’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, which aims to increase understanding of how the brain works in order to develop new ways to treat, cure and even prevent brain disorders.

Three SUNY Canton Staff Members Receive College Awards for Exceptional Service

May 22nd, 2014

A recent retiree was the surprise recipient of SUNY Canton Acting President Joseph C. Hoffman’s Meritorious Service Award. Sandy J. Livernois, the former assistant to the provost, received her award at the College’s annual recognition day ceremony, designed to acknowledge the College’s faculty and staff for exemplary service and milestone anniversaries.