SUNY Canton Prepares New Crime Analysis Four-Year Degree for Fall 2020
SUNY Canton’s newest four-year degree integrates data analysis into the Criminal Justice field and offers new avenues for students beyond the traditional law enforcement setting. The Bachelor of Science in Crime Analysis will be offered through the college’s Center for Criminal Justice, Intelligence and Cybersecurity (CJIC) beginning in Fall 2020. Students can take classes on campus, online and in Flex Class format. It is the first four-year pro
SUNY Canton Prepared for August 31 Start Date with Restart Plan
The plan allows for face-to-face classes and labs through testing, use of face-covers and social distancing in the classroom. SUNY Canton has moved its start date to August 31 as it prepares for an in-person fall semester. To maximize safety, the college will be systematically testing its on-campus population for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
SUNY Canton SBDC Hires New Consultants and Employees Through CARES Act Funding
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at SUNY Canton will be expanding its ability to help north country businesses in St. Lawrence and Clinton County through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
SUNY Canton Student Research Team Presents Recycling Strategies for 3D Printing
A team of SUNY Canton students has been researching best ways to recycle plastic from 3D printers. Under direction of SUNY Canton Professor Matthew J. Burnett, who teaches in college’s Graphic and Multimedia Design program, students have been examining technical and entrepreneurial aspects of reclaiming and reusing waste plastic filament. Burnett introduced 3D printing as part of design-focused curriculum.
SUNY Canton Recognizes Spring 2020 Honor Students
Congratulations to the students who’ve earned President’s List, Dean’s List or Part Time Honors! “The spring semester created a truly unique set of challenges,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. “Honor students have risen to that challenge and demonstrated true excellence in the new academic landscape. The entire college applauds your success.”
Congratulations to the Amazing Class of 2020!
SUNY Canton recognizes its spring 2020 graduates for their milestone achievements. SUNY Canton president Zvi Szafran said graduates will have a unique role to play as the nation and society move forward during a video address to the class of 2020. The college plans to hold an in-person commencement ceremony as soon as it is safe to do so.
SUNY Canton President Selects 2020 Meritorious Service Award Recipients
SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran recently announced the recipients of the 2020 President’s Meritorious Service Award. In a video message to the campus community, he congratulated college employees Christina L. Martin and Teresa K. Minckler on receiving the honor.
SUNY Canton Selects Longtime College Volunteer and Military Veteran as Distinguished Alumnus
A 1986 graduate and a former Marine Corps and Army Reserves member has received SUNY Canton’s 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award. The college selected Edward N. Coombs, current vice chair of the Canton College Foundation Board of Directors, to receive this year’s honor.
SUNY Canton Student Receives Red Cross Scholarship
The student volunteer who helped orchestrate SUNY Canton’s blood drives has been selected to receive a scholarship from the American Red Cross. Simone N. Moultrie of the Bronx recently received notification that she had won the SUNY Challenge Scholarship Award for $2,500. Moultrie just graduated from the college’s two-year Liberal Arts – General Studies program and will be continuing on in the Early Childhood program.
SUNY Canton CREST Center Offers Free Professional Development Opportunities
The SUNY Canton Career Ready Education and Success Training (CREST) Center is offering a variety of free self-improvement and industry certification online programs for students and workers during stay-at-home initiatives.
SUNY Canton Earns Top-Tier Ranking for Adaptability, Affordability in Light of Pandemic
The college ranking organization Educate to Career has named SUNY Canton among the top schools in the state that have the flexibility to deliver education in a variety of formats and in an economical way in light of COVID-19. The organization used several criteria to determine the ranking and announced that SUNY Canton earned a “Tier 1” classification.
SUNY Canton Faculty Member Publishes New Book on the Fictional Heroines of WWI
The adventures of young women in World War I fiction created avenues of leadership and self-discovery, according to SUNY Canton Associate Professor Emily Hamilton-Honey, Ph.D. Hamilton-Honey has coauthored the new book “Girls to the Rescue” with SUNY New Paltz Professor Emerita Susan Ingalls Lewis, Ph.D., through McFarland & Company Inc., an independent publisher of academic nonfiction.
A Message of Sadness, Reflection, and Action
I have watched with you in sadness and anger the painful events of recent days. A Black man, George Floyd, was killed by a Minneapolis police officer as Mr. Floyd gasped, “I can’t breathe.” People of color, their friends, and their allies have risen up to protest his tragic and unacceptable death.
SUNY Canton Students Receive Chancellor’s Awards
A commitment to community service helps two graduates garner SUNY’s highest accolades. A north country native with ties to the farming community joins an international women’s hockey player to receive 2020 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence at SUNY Canton. Tyler Bowman of Gouverneur and Debora Bartosova of the Czech Republic both received the accolade, which is the highest honor bestowed upon a student by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M
SUNY Canton SBDC Helps Prepare Business Owners with Reopening Plans
With area stores reopening, the SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is looking to help its clients think beyond business as usual. New York state has asked every business to have a safety plan that encourages social and physical distancing in addition to new cleaning and disinfection strategies, according to SBDC Business Advisor Michelle A. Collins.
Students Showcase Research and Digital Creativity at SUNY Canton’s Scholarly Activities Celebration
From peat moss water filtration to exploring Public Health’s function in the COVID-19 pandemic, students presented new research during SUNY Canton’s Scholarly Activities Celebration. The college held an online version of the annual student-research symposium to correspond with the semester of remote learning.
SUNY Canton Establishes New Partnerships with the University at Albany
Recent articulation agreements will offer graduate-level education for students beginning in fall 2020. Students enrolled in SUNY Canton’s Center for Criminal Justice, Intelligence and Cybersecurity (CJIC) have two new fast-track pathways to earn their graduate degrees.
SUNY Canton College Foundation to Cover Application Fees for Virtual Admissions Event Attendees
The SUNY Canton College Foundation has announced it will cover the application fee for any prospective student who attends the college’s upcoming Virtual Admissions Drop-In Days being held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, May 18 through Thursday, May 21.
SUNY Canton Applied Psychology Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Award
The SUNY Canton College Council has chosen an admired educator to receive the 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award. Lecturer Edward G. Boyd was presented with the honor by Council Chair Ronald M. O’Neill ’63 during the Daniel G. Fay Honors Convocation virtual ceremony April 22. The event celebrated students with the top GPA for their class year in their major.
SUNY Canton Healthcare Management Major Starts New Career During Pandemic
From online to the frontline, SUNY Canton’s Healthcare Management majors are contributing to the COVID-19 pandemic response while completing their coursework. One student has even landed a new career before graduation. Christopher S. Ponsammy a senior in the program, has been working at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady for about four years. He’s been able to take classes in the college’s most popular online bachelor’s degree and complete an interns
Academic Calendar Shifts for Fall 2020 Semester at SUNY Canton
SUNY Canton has moved its start date one week later for the fall 2020 semester to prepare for any continuing eventualities related to COVID-19. Fall classes will begin Aug. 27, according to SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. The former academic calendar scheduled Aug. 20 as the first day of classes and was among the earliest start dates in the country.
SUNY Canton Funeral Services Administration Program Joins COVID-19 Effort
Faculty members and students from SUNY Canton’s Funeral Services Administration program are volunteering in New York City during the ongoing COVID-19 battle. David R. Penepent, Ph.D., director of the college’s four-year funeral services program, has orchestrated “Hands with a Heart,” a grass-roots effort to help alleviate the strain on the city’s overworked funeral homes.
SUNY Canton Helps Launch SUNY Esports Challenge Co-Sponsored by Extreme Networks
SUNY Canton is working with SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson on the first SUNY-wide esports competition. The SUNY Chancellor Esports Challenge Co-Sponsored by Extreme Networks offers a $20,000 prize pool for COVID-19 relief efforts as part of the #SUNYTogether campaign.
SUNY Canton Recognizes Top Scholars at Virtual Honors Convocation
SUNY Canton students received academic awards at the college’s Daniel G. Fay Honors Convocation Wednesday, April 22. For the first time in college history, Honors Convocation was held in a virtual format to correspond with stay-at-home directives used to combat COVID-19. Professor Emeritus Fay joined college officials to celebrate students’ success in video presentations.
SUNY Canton Educators Weigh in on How Instruction is Evolving During COVID-19
When the entirety of the spring 2020 was pushed to an online or distance learning format across the state to help quell the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), SUNY Canton has seen a fundamental shift in education.
SUNY Canton Postpones Commencement Ceremony due to COVID-19 Concerns
SUNY Canton’s administration announced today that the college will be postponing its 112th Commencement scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 9, in Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center. The decision was made as the latest in a series of college-wide efforts to ensure the safety of the extended college community during the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
SUNY Canton Sets Law Enforcement Day ‘Resilience and Recovery’ Presentations for Nov. 16
The SUNY Canton Center for Criminal Justice, Intelligence and Cybersecurity has scheduled a series of dynamic presentations focused around “Resilience and Recovery” for the college’s 10th annual Law Enforcement Day.
SUNY Canton and Area Agencies Offer Free Tax Assistance
Students and faculty from SUNY Canton’s Accounting and Business programs are partnering with AARP Tax-Aide, the Potsdam Neighborhood Center, and SeaComm Federal Credit Union to offer free tax assistance at locations around the North Country.