New Executive Chef Will Serve Up Local Flavor at SUNY Canton

January 16th, 2014

SUNY Canton’s new executive chef will bring the best food the North Country has to offer to the campus’ community table. Steven W. Maiocco assumed his duties as assistant director of dining and executive chef in December. The guiding principle of his culinary approach is to serve fresh, local food.

SUNY Canton Physical Therapist Assistant Program Earns Reaccreditation

January 10th, 2014

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) recently reaffirmed SUNY Canton’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program’s accreditation. The process included submission of a self-study report and an external review in which CAPTE representatives met with faculty, administrators, clinicians and students. The reaccreditation was granted for a period of 10 years.

SUNY Canton Dental Hygiene Program Receives X-Ray Unit Donation

December 23rd, 2013

Sirona Dental Systems, in conjunction with Patterson Dental Supply, recently donated a digital X-ray unit to the SUNY Canton Dental Hygiene program so students may learn by using the most up-to-date technology.

SUNY Canton Graduate Receives Officer Commission

December 23rd, 2013

A SUNY Canton graduate was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army during a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) ceremony in Potsdam Dec. 18. Second Lt. Thomas C. Hamberger, from San Antonio, recently graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Investigation. He will attend the military intelligence officer basic course at Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

SUNY Canton Students Spread Holiday Cheer Through Fundraising Events

December 11th, 2013

Two SUNY Canton student clubs are spending the holiday season raising money and collecting donations for kids being cared for at local hospitals, as well as homeless animals at area shelters. The president of SUNY Canton’s Powersports Performance and Repair student club has a personal interest in giving hospitalized children a special gift during the holiday season. Student members of the SUNY Canton Veterinary Technician Association collected donations and supplies for the Potsdam Humane Society and the North Country Animal Shelter.

SUNY Canton SBDC Event Provides Link Between Small Businesses and Purchasers

December 9th, 2013

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at SUNY Canton hosted its first Matchmaker event in October to connect local small businesses with large purchasers in Northern New York, such as hospitals and colleges. According to organizer and SBDC Business Advisor Brooke Rouse, each of the purchasing agencies that attended the event plan to work with at least one local business.

SUNY Canton to Host Programmable Logic Controller Training

December 9th, 2013

SUNY Canton’s Career Ready Education and Success Training (CREST) Center for Workforce Development will offer a hands-on workforce development course in programmable logic controllers. The course will begin Jan. 15, 2014 and will be held every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. until May 7, 2014.

SUNY Canton Releases Two New Television Commercials

December 3rd, 2013

SUNY Canton is airing two new commercials emphasizing real-world educational opportunities. Both of the commercials are designed to show a glimpse of the overall experience of participating in SUNY Canton’s signature majors. One was developed to demonstrate the hands-on technology available within engineering technology programs.

SUNY Canton Opens Winterterm Registration

November 22nd, 2013

Registration is now open for SUNY Canton’s popular Winterterm online session, which begins Dec. 18 and concludes Jan. 16, 2014. More than 80 courses are being offered in a number of disciplines, including business, economics, history and English.

SUNY Canton Nursing Program Ranked Among Most Affordable in the U.S.

November 21st, 2013

A university research company, SR Education Group, has recognized SUNY Canton’s four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree as one of the most economical online programs in the nation. The results for 2014 were released on the company’s website, To be considered for inclusion, colleges are required to offer programs that are entirely online.