SUNY Canton Hires New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

June 16th, 2015

The college’s newest senior academic administrator was hired to help expand academic programs and strengthen student success. SUNY Canton President Dr. Zvi Szafran announced that the college has selected Douglas M. Scheidt, Ph.D., as its new provost and vice president for academic affairs.

SUNY Canton Police Academy Finishes 20th Year With 23 New Graduates

June 12th, 2015

The David Sullivan-St. Lawrence County Law Enforcement Academy completed its 20th year of operation by saluting 23 newly trained law enforcement professionals. More than half of those graduates were sworn in as officers for area police departments.

Camp Invention Returns to SUNY Canton

June 12th, 2015

Children can explore the connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation at this year’s Camp Invention. The day camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with weeklong sessions beginning July 20 and July 27 in the college’s Richard W. Miller Campus Center.

SUNY Canton Recognized for Remodeling Student Residence Halls

June 12th, 2015

The magazine Learning By Design recently recognized SUNY Canton with a 2015 Outstanding Project award for its residence hall renovation project. The college was commended for its adaptive reuse of its existing facilities. The roofs, walls and exterior doors of 4 dormitories were completely replaced, but the structures retained their overall design. The entryways were remodeled to match the nearby academic buildings.

Two SUNY Canton Buildings Named for Former College Leaders

June 8th, 2015

SUNY Canton has renamed two buildings in honor its former presidents during its Alumni Weekend celebration. The Faculty Office Building was renamed for President Emeritus Earl W. MacArthur, and the Grasse River Suites was named after retired President Joseph L. Kennedy.

SUNY Canton Hosts ‘Edge on Science’ Stargazing, Bridge and Rocket Opportunities

June 2nd, 2015

Two weeklong day camps at SUNY Canton will help children explore bridge design and rocket science. Edge on Science will be offering bridge building camp July 6 to 10 and summer rocket camp from. July 13 to 17. Each camp will run daily from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Two Staff Members Receive SUNY Canton Awards

June 2nd, 2015

SUNY Canton recently recognized two staff members from Canton with top awards for professional staff. Donna K. Matoes, an administrative assistant II in the TRiO Student Support Services Office, received the Employee Recognition Award, and Theresa C. Corbine, director of academic computing, received the Excellence in College Service Award. The SUNY Canton College Council bestows both awards after careful consideration of recommendations from the college community.

Congratulations SUNY Canton Honor Students!

May 29th, 2015

SUNY Canton’s President and Deans have announced the honor rolls for the spring 2015 semester. “On behalf of the entire SUNY Canton community, I’d like to congratulate each of you on your academic success this semester,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. To receive President’s List honors, full-time students must earn a semester grade point […]

SUNY Canton Graduates to Reunite for Alumni Weekend

May 29th, 2015

SUNY Canton will welcome back graduates to reconnect with classmates, celebrate the contributions of two past presidents and honor those who have made a lasting impact on the college during Alumni Weekend June 5-7. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. Friday, June 5, with a dedication ceremony to rename the Faculty Office Building in honor Earl W. MacArthur, Ph.D., who served as president from 1972 to 1992. His many accomplishments include creating the Canton College Foundation and the Office of Sponsored Research.

Denim and Paint Help SUNY Canton Support Renewal House

May 28th, 2015

SUNY Canton recently raised more than $1,000 to benefit St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House in Canton. The college held a Denim Day event encouraging faculty, staff and administration to make a donation and wear jeans to work on April 29. The nationally recognized Denim Day is a symbolic gesture of how a community can help change perceptions about violence against women, men and children.