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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.