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SUNY Canton Sorority Hosts Spring Blood Drive April 20, 21

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SUNY Canton will be trying to top its blood donation goals again at a two-day spring drive.

The college’s Beta Sigma Zeta Sorority, Inc., will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 and 21 in Dana Hall. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment prior to the dates available by visiting the Red Cross’ website for available times.

During the college’s most recent blood drive, donors stepped up to give 113% of goals with 26 units collected. Those donations had the potential to save 78 lives. The college has held 86 total drives and collected nearly 4,000 units.American Red Cross logo

Donors can also download the Red Cross Blood Donor App and join SUNY Canton to track their donation’s impact. The day of the drive, they can save time by completing the rapid pass in the blood donor app. Following the drive, donors can track their blood journey to where it was used. For a limited time, the Red Cross is testing for COVID-19 antibodies with results available through the Red Cross app.

 

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As Northern New York's premier college for career-driven bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs, SUNY Canton delivers quality hands-on programs in digital design, engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. As SUNY's leader in online education, SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as 23 online degree programs. The college placed first in 14 categories in a SUNY-Wide Student Opinion Survey, most notably in career services, tutoring, library resources, and classroom facilities. The SUNY Canton Kangaroos 15 traditional athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division III level as part of the North Atlantic Conference. SUNY Canton also features varsity esports and cheerleading.