A $20,000 pledge from Alesco Advisors helps students access and analyze current financial information as part of their business education. Business students can become savvy investors in SUNY Canton’s new Business Learning Center. The new learning space in the recently renovated Cook Hall Room 100 features a large interactive touch screen display showing financial indicators […]
SUNY Canton will begin the fall semester installment of the popular Living Writers Series when African-American author Arthur Flowers performs at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24 in the Richard W. Miller Kingston Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. A native of Memphis, Tenn., Flowers utilizes African instruments in his unique style of storytelling. He considers himself a modern-day “griot,” a person who maintains a tradition of oral history, most notably in West Africa.
SUNY Canton’s online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program recently earned its initial five-year accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The announcement was a result of a successful site visit by ACEN accreditors in February. The program was previously operating under ACEN candidacy status since its creation in 2009.
Several key offices have moved into one location to provide students fast and easily accessible services. The SUNY Canton Registrar’s office, Financial Aid office and representatives from the College Association have relocated to the bottom floor of the Richard W. Miller Campus Center creating the “One-Hop Shop.” Students can register or change classes, pay their bills, set up a meal plan and get their college identification card all in one location. Previously these departments were in at least two buildings and were across campus from one-another.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Management Council has announced that SUNY Canton has been approved to enter its fourth and final year of provisional membership, effective Sept. 1. The decision affirms a June vote by the Division III Membership Committee recommending the College’s advancement toward full membership. SUNY Canton recently completed its second year of provisional status, and is just one year away from becoming an active NCAA Division III member. Schools typically must go through four years of provisional status before they are recommended for active membership. However, SUNY Canton applied for and was granted a waiver to consolidate year three and year four of the process.
SUNY Canton’s four-year bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Legal Studies are among the most economical online programs in the U.S, according to SR Education Group, an organization that advocates for accessible higher education. The group surveyed and ranked schools based on affordability. To be considered for inclusion, colleges are required to offer programs that are entirely online.
The application deadline for first-time freshmen is set for August 1. Students should submit their college application by the closing date to receive full consideration for acceptance. College officials set the August 1 deadline to help ensure that students obtain the courses they need in high-enrollment programs. Classes will begin on August 25 at SUNY Canton. Students who submit an application after the August 1 deadline will be encouraged to begin their education during the Spring 2015 semester.
A summer day camp at SUNY Canton can help area children become inventors. SUNY Canton will be hosting Camp Invention from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning July 28. The weeklong program will be held in the college’s Richard W. Miller Campus Center. Camp Invention, a program of Invent Now, is designed for youth in first through sixth grades. It provides students with the opportunity to cultivate the concepts in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The “Morphed!” theme this year focuses on objects, minerals and organisms that change or can be changed.
SUNY Canton has chosen David A. Frary, class of 1970 and 1972, as the recipient of this year’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. A Massena native, Frary received degrees in Banking, Insurance and Real Estate, as well as Mortuary Science. As a licensed funeral director, owner and manager of Phillips Memorial Home, he is an advocate of quality end-of-life care for community members through his volunteer work with the St. Lawrence Valley Hospice and Palliative Care. He also uses his skills as a funeral director to reach out to grieving families and provide comfort at difficult times.