In response to increased requests for pet-friendly lodging this fall, the college’s Office of Residence Life has doubled the size of its popular Pet Wing in Mohawk Hall. “Prior to this academic year, we had 70 beds in the Pet Wing,” said SUNY Canton’s Director of Residence Life John M. Kennedy. “Growing demand led us to make the decision to add an additional 70 beds, which brings our total number of pet-friendly accommodations to 140 beds.”
SUNY Canton’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has received a $45,000 grant to help existing small businesses expand their marketing reach through commerce. Through a series of targeted workshops and one-on-one counseling to help business owners improve their websites and utilize social media tools, the goal of the program is to help existing small- and medium-size businesses thrive and grow.
Thanks to a Campus Enhancement Award from the SUNY Canton College Foundation, the Peace Garden has been adorned with native perennial wildflowers and other late-blooming plants that provide an ideal food source and environment for pollinators.
Joining the State University of New York system-wide initiative, SUNY Canton has appointed one faculty and one staff member to help lead efforts to foster diversity on its campus.
The service allows students to respond to on-campus calls, supporting both University Police and Canton Fire and Rescue. SUNY Canton students will be on call to help their peers with medical emergencies this fall. The college recently received approval from the New York State Department of Health to launch its own Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Squad, an officially designated Basic Life Support First Response Agency that provides support for medical emergencies at the college’s main campus.
SUNY Canton is employing state-of-the art methods to help its police force understand and address the issue of bias in law enforcement. A recent training program held on campus offers a science-based approach to providing an understanding of the differences between implicit and explicit bias; the impact of biased policing on community members; and skills for fair, impartial and effective policing.
Enrollment for SUNY Canton’s online Summer Session has been growing steadily for three consecutive years in a row. The college currently has 1,862 enrollments, which is an increase from 1,722 last year and 1,743 in 2014. The Summer Session, which runs from May 26 until late August, consists of courses ranging from five to eight weeks. Students can choose from more than 130 courses in a variety of topics including art, management, law, economics and history.
SUNY Canton is hosting several events in July for prospective students who are interested in applying for the fall semester. The college’s Admissions Drop-In Days will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 27, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 25 and Thursday, July 28. Walk-in visitors are welcome and no prior registration is needed.
The final day of the Liberty Partnerships Program’s Summer Aeronautical Camp was a blast. SUNY Canton’s Assistant Professor Lucas Craig gave a countdown and then four middle-school students fired model rockets high into the sky on the afternoon of Friday, July 1, on the field bordering the college’s entryway. As soon as they were done, […]
SUNY Canton will again be hosting Camp Invention, a summer experience emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for students entering grades 1-6. The weeklong day camp will run 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from July 25 to July 29 in the college’s Richard W. Miller Campus Center.