Top 10 News Stories of 2014

January 2nd, 2015

Happy New Year! In case you missed it, here are the top 10 SUNY Canton stories from 2014.

SUNY Canton Powersports Club Continues Tradition of Holiday Giving

December 19th, 2014

Students from SUNY Canton’s Powersports Performance and Repair club decided to help spread cheer to young patients at Canton-Potsdam Hospital during the holidays. By collecting donations from local businesses, and holding numerous raffles, 10 students raised approximately $1,340. The students used the funds to purchase two well-equipped Xbox video-game systems and a handful of games.

SUNY Canton Seeks Nominations for Distinguished Citizen Award

December 16th, 2014

SUNY Canton invites community members to submit nominations for the 2015 College Council Distinguished Citizen Award. The college has given this prestigious award every year since 1976 in recognition of exceptional and distinguished service to SUNY Canton, to the community, to the state, or to the nation.

BuzzFeed Profiles SUNY Canton’s Funeral Services Administration Program

December 16th, 2014

A reporter from the social news and entertainment site BuzzFeed recently profiled SUNY Canton’s Funeral Services Administration program.

Staff writer Katie Heaney investigated the changing attitudes about death, grieving and the changing gender roles in the industry in an article titled Can The Next Generation Of Morticians Breathe Life Into The Death Industry?

SUNY Canton Selected as a Top School for Military and Veteran Students

December 16th, 2014

SUNY Canton has once again been awarded the designation of a top school in Military Advanced Education (MAE) magazine’s 2015 Guide to Colleges and Universities. The annual publication enables prospective students to identify schools that follow best practices in military education. SUNY Canton was specifically chosen for its military-friendly culture, financial aid opportunities, flexibility, and on-campus and online support services. This is the third year SUNY Canton has been chosen as an MAE top school.

Enrollment for SUNY Canton’s 2014-15 Winterterm Session Now Open

December 5th, 2014

Registration is open for SUNY Canton’s Winterterm online session, which begins Dec. 17 and concludes Jan. 15, 2015. More than 1,000 students have already enrolled in courses in business, finance, criminal justice, social science and other disciplines, which are accessible via computer anywhere. “Winter break is the perfect time for students to take advantage of […]

SUNY Canton Named a ‘STEM Jobs Approved’ College

December 2nd, 2014

STEM Jobs magazine today announced that SUNY Canton is included in its 2015 list of STEM Jobs Approved Colleges. The list is the first of its kind to rate universities, colleges, community colleges and trade schools on their responsiveness and relevance to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) occupations. SUNY Canton was chosen specifically for its program diversity and successful job placement.

SUNY Canton Faculty Member’s Research Could Boost North Country Tourism

November 18th, 2014

A SUNY Canton faculty member’s research could help area hospitality and tourism businesses. Christina Lesyk, who currently teaches Social Sciences courses, is the primary author of three research proposals that have been accepted for presentation at the 20th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. The proposals have direct implications on hospitality management and tourism concerns in the Adirondack and Thousand Islands regions.

SUNY Honors University Police for Heroism

November 14th, 2014

Three members of SUNY Canton’s University Police Department received the State University of New York’s Heroism Award. Deputy Chief Alan P. Mulkin, Lt. Brian E. Kurish, and Officer Daniel V. Callahan were awarded alongside Canton Village Sgt. James Santimaw for saving a student’s life during the spring 2014 semester.

Nationally Known Poet to Speak at SUNY Canton

November 12th, 2014

A writer known for his award-winning poetry collections will cap off the fall semester installment of SUNY Canton’s Living Writers Series. Patrick Lawler will speak at 3:00 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5, in the Richard W. Miller Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public.