Virtual Events

Spring 2024 Virtual Events

April 1 – April 30: Sustainability Month - Learning Commons Padlet 

  • Join the Learning Commons throughout the month of April as we work to raise awareness for the various sustainability initiatives on campus. Check out our “Creating a Sustainable Future” Padlet on the Learning Commons’ Virtual Makerspace. Here, you can find our sustainability-themed virtual book display and various articles with tips and tricks for gardening, recycling, and making greener choices in everyday situations.  

April 18: Scholarly Activities Poster Presentations and Research Presentations – Teams 

  • Poster & Artwork Presentations, from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM: Research posters and various artwork will be on display in the Learning Commons the entire week of April 15 with a live Q&A session livestreamed on Teams on April 16. All posters will be uploaded to the Scholarly Activities webpage for remote viewing. 
  • 10-minute Live Research Presentations with Q&A starting at 3:30 PM in Nevaldine South (NS) 125: Students, faculty, and staff will be presenting their research findings during a 10-minute live research presentation with a Q&A to follow each presentation. All presentations and Q&A sessions will be live-streamed on Teams. 

April 25: Scholarly Activities Open Mic Night, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Microsoft Teams 

  • Students, faculty, and staff are invited to share their creative talents with the campus community.  Art performances include visual art, poetry, music, dance, or any other creative talent you would like to showcase. Performances will be held at the Cyber Café in the Learning Commons. All performances will be livestreamed via Microsoft Teams. 

April 25: DIY Air Terrariums & Alcohol Ink Workshop, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM – Learning Commons Padlet 

  • Join us on April 25 for the DIY Air Terrariums & Alcohol Ink Workshop! During this workshop you will be able to build your very own air terrarium and/or paint glass jars with alcohol-based ink. No painting experience or green thumbs required! Supplies and directions are listed on the Learning Commons Padlet. 

Diversity in STEM Series

Diversity in STEM Series on the Learning Commons Virtual Makerspace

  • January: National Mentoring Day 
  • February: Great Backyard Bird Count 
  • March: Celebrating Mathematics on Pi Day 
  • April: Rooclipse Totality in Canton 
  • May: National Week of Making 
  • June: National Dairy Month

Monthly Virtual Book Displays

Monthly Virtual Book Displays on the Learning Commons Padlet

January: National Poverty in America Awareness Month

  • Featured book: Poverty, by America by Matthew Desmond, available as an eBook and as a physical book

February: Celebrating Black History Month (Theme: Historical Fiction); Blind Date with a Book Month 

  • Featured book: Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez, available as an eBook and as a physical book

March: Women’s History Month: (Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) 

  • Featured book: The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward, available as an audiobook and as a physical book

April: Celebrate Diversity Month

  • Featured book: Chain-Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, available as an eBook and as a physical book

May: Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM)

June: Celebrating Pride Month

Learning Commons
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Phone: 
315-386-7228
E-mail:
learningcommons@canton.edu

Building Hours

Fall and Spring Semester Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Spring Break Hours:
March 8 - March 17
March 8: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
March 9 & 10: Closed
March 11 - 15: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
March 16: Closed
March 17: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM

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