The president and CEO of COP Construction will be presenting at SUNY Canton as part of the college’s Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series. Edward Bedell is a 1969 alumnus who has established a successful career in construction project management. He is scheduled to speak at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in Nevaldine Hall Room 102. Leadership Lecture Series presentations are free and open to the public.
SUNY Canton will be hosting a nationally recognized training for those who may encounter emergencies involving individuals with autism or other disabilities. Niagara University’s Law Enforcement Disability Awareness Training will be available for two sessions on April 3 in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater.
The Northern New York Chapter of the American Chemical Society will be holding a symposium on natural medicines beginning at 10:20 a.m. Saturday (March 25) in SUNY Canton’s Cook Hall rooms 200 and 201. The event is free and open to the public.
SUNY Canton’s seventh annual Law Enforcement Day will feature new crime scene investigation methodology and will show the limited-distribution documentary by a north country native filmmaker. Law Enforcement Day 2017 is titled “Investigative Perceptions” and will begin at 9 a.m. Monday (March 27) in the college’s Kingston Theater. It is held by the college’s Criminal Investigation and Criminal Justice departments to highlight the latest trends and developments in the law enforcement industry. All sessions are free and open to the public, but are specifically designed for current and future police officers.
The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will join its peer centers across the state and nation to recognize the inaugural SBDC Day, celebrated today, (Wednesday, March 22). SBDC Day is a national recognition movement to share the small business success stories and notable impact SBDCs have fostered in their respective communities.
A new study has been set to determine the effects of mind and body exercises in a higher education setting. A SUNY Canton faculty member aims to prove yoga can help students battle the stresses of college life. Assistant Professor Erica M. Sharpe, Ph.D., is seeking student volunteers for a new four-week study to determine the effects of yoga on anxiety, mood, mindfulness, body awareness and overall mental health.
SUNY Canton’s Mascot, Roody Roo, will be competing in the fifth annual SUNY-Wide Mascot Madness tournament. Approximately 40 mascots from SUNY Colleges across the state enter in the running. The competition is determined by online voting through the SUNY Big Ideas Blog. The most popular characters advance through a NCAA March Madness inspired bracket.
SUNY Canton, in partnership with the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization and the North Country Initiative, is offering a Care Coordination Certificate Program beginning May 23.
The Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley invites the community to attend a college fair at SUNY Canton from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center. There will also be a student panel discussion from 10:30 to 11 a.m. and an admissions panel discussion from 11 to 11:30 a.m. where visitors can learn and ask questions about the admissions and enrollment process, as well as get a sense of what it’s like to be a college student.
More than 200 guests attended SUNY Canton’s third Engineering Open House, held Tuesday evening in Nevaldine Hall. Faculty and students from the Canino School of Engineering Technology prepared more than 20 hands-on demonstrations. Guests could drive robots, take thermal images, learn to solder and crack computer passwords, among other activities.