SUNY Canton invites the community to attend the inauguration of the college’s fourth president, Zvi Szafran, Ph.D., at 2 p.m. Friday, April 10, in the Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center.
After a hard-won battle against Hammond Central School, Potsdam High School emerged as the county winner of the 2015 Mock Trial Tournament hosted by SUNY Canton. The Potsdam team will now represent St. Lawrence County in the regional Mock Trial Competition to be held on April 25 in Albany, New York. If successful, the team will then compete in the state-wide competition.
Students now have the option of adding free training from the U.S. Coast Guard to their SUNY Canton education. The college was recently selected for the Auxiliary University Program (AUP), which allows students to gain nautical education, operational training experiences, aviation studies training and homeland security training. SUNY Canton is the 20th AUP in the nation and among the first in New York, according to Professor Brian K. Harte, Ph.D. Harte is the faculty member responsible for establishing the new partnership.
Bestselling author and climate change pioneer Bill McKibben will discuss the consequences of global warming at 6:30 p.m., April 1, in SUNY Canton’s Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center. The event is free and open to the public. McKibben has been on the forefront of environmental activism since the 1980s when his book “The End of Nature” brought the issue of global warming to the forefront of America’s consciousness. Since then, the book has been translated into 24 languages and has earned McKibben a place as a foremost authority on climate change.
Students in the four-year Management program recently participated in an entrepreneurial competition to redesign the Raquette River Gift Company’s website and provide recommendations for future expansion. Senior Andrew M. Lang of the Bronx was selected as the best speaker. He joined the best students to represent SUNY Canton at the recent Free Enterprise Marathon at SUNY Plattsburgh. All winning teams received gift cards redeemable at the Campus Center Store and the college’s eateries.
State University of New York Board of Trustees Chairman H. Carl McCall and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel, chair of the Board’s Communications and External Affairs Committee, today led a delegation of SUNY trustees and leaders at an Albany press conference calling for increased state investment in SUNY. SUNY campus presidents in every region of the state have called on the Legislature to “Invest in SUNY” at press events in recent weeks as the system campaigns for the establishment of a SUNY Investment Fund and extension NYSUNY 2020 legislation in the 2015-16 New York State Budget. The system has also established an Invest in SUNY website, outlining the details of its request and providing a vehicle for New Yorkers to lend their support.
A SUNY Canton Criminal Investigation major from the Bronx has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Silver Spoon Foundation’s Successful Transitions scholar program. Thalia I. Navedo was chosen from hundreds of applicants to attend a professional leadership conference paid for by the foundation. Navedo has selected to attend the Women in Strategy Summit […]
A SUNY Canton English adjunct instructor is being recognized for her dedication to her students, colleagues and community. Jill L. Martin has been selected as a recipient of the 2014-15 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching. It honors consistent superior professional achievement and encourages the ongoing pursuit of excellence.
Students and community members who are searching for business attire are invited to SUNY Canton’s annual Professional Clothing Fair being held March 17 to 19 in the Dana Hall gymnasium.
A SUNY Canton business administration major is launching his professional rap career. Michael I. Wallace of Harlem was recently invited to participate in the second round of the TeamBackpack’s 2015 Cypher auditions, which brings together up-and-coming and professional hip-hop artists. Wallace, who performs under the name Don Mykel, is planning on participating during early May in Los Angeles, Calif.