A SUNY Canton Criminal Investigation major from the Bronx has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Silver Spoon Foundation’s Successful Transitions scholar program.
Thalia I. Navedo was chosen from hundreds of applicants to attend a professional leadership conference paid for by the foundation. Navedo has selected to attend the Women in Strategy Summit being held March 19-20 in New York City.
“I will have the opportunity to hear from amazing women in the corporate world discuss their successes,” Navedo said of the conference. “I plan on becoming a homicide detective for the NYPD, and the knowledge I will gain from attending this conference will contribute to reaching my career goals.”
Navedo is the president of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society and is a member of the Chi Alpha Epsilon honor society. She has received both President’s and Dean’s List honors and is a member of the Criminal Justice Student Association.
“I have learned so much from my advisers and professors while attending SUNY Canton,” she said. “I have been presented with many wonderful opportunities, and I am nothing short of thankful for all the support I’ve received.”
The Successful Transitions scholar program is designed to allow underprivileged students access to a professional network associated with their industry of study while still in school.
About the Silver Spoon Foundation
The Silver Spoon Foundation is a nonprofit organization that empowers supporters of the young and driven to invest in an innovative career development pipeline that supplements traditional post-secondary education.
About SUNY Canton
SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as ten exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.