Bestselling Author to Speak at CSTEP Symposium at SUNY Canton

January 24th, 2014

Daniel Seddiqui, author of the bestselling book “50 Jobs in 50 States,” will speak to area college students at Northern New York’s annual career symposium for the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) at SUNY Canton Feb. 1.

SUNY Canton Students Receive College Honors for Fall 2013

January 23rd, 2014

Students were recently recognized for outstanding academic achievement during the Fall 2013 semester at SUNY Canton. “Congratulations to our President’s List, Dean’s List and Part-Time Honors students! The Provost, deans, faculty and I are very proud of the way you applied your best efforts to the semester’s coursework,” said SUNY Canton Acting President Joseph C. Hoffman. “The work ethic and the enthusiasm for learning you develop here at the College will serve you well in your professional careers after graduation.”

SUNY Canton Hosts First Annual MLK Day of Service

January 21st, 2014

The SUNY Canton division of Student Affairs welcomed members of the Boys & Girls Club of Ogdensburg to campus on Monday to participate in a play day in celebration of Martin Luther King Day.

Sustainability Lecture Series Brings Environmental Experts to SUNY Canton

January 16th, 2014

A renowned science journalist and paleoclimatologist will kick off the spring 2014 installment of the popular Sustainability Lecture Series at SUNY Canton. Curt Stager, Ph.D., a professor of Natural Science at Paul Smith’s College, will discuss climate change at 6 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public.

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.