SUNY Canton and Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) will host author and narrative artist Arthur Flowers as part of the college’s Living Writers Series. Flowers will discuss and perform excerpts from his latest children’s book, “Brer Rabbit Retold,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at The TAUNY Center, 53 Main Street in Canton. The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.
SUNY Canton aims to inspire students to pursue STEM careers at the fifth annual Engineers Week Open House from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in Nevaldine Hall. The event, sponsored by Corning Incorporated Foundation, is free and open to kids of all ages and their families. There will be more than 15 hands-on activities that offer a glimpse into the college’s tech-focused programs.
Educators should look at presenting topics in a way that is directly related to the lives of their students, according to a SUNY Canton professor’s new research. Eunjyu Yu, who teaches English at the college, suggests relevant subject materials, and support from parents, can help urban American students advance farther in math and science. Yu recently published “The Impact of Culturally Inclusive Pedagogy on Student Achievement in a Multicultural Urban School Setting” in Urban Education, a bi-monthly peer-reviewed journal.
Missing an in-class lecture won’t put a student behind in SUNY Canton’s Flex Classes. The integration of the new course options allows students to physically attend, participate virtually or complete their work entirely online.
The remodeled building stands among the college’s greatest recent physical improvements, dramatically augmenting the student experience. The newly renovated Chaney Dining Center at SUNY Canton has reopened to welcome students with an expanded menu and a completely redesigned dining area.
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.
SUNY Canton is accepting gently used professional attire from the community for their annual clothing fair, which, for the second year in a row, will be held online. “The website allows all students—online and on campus—and members of the local community who are in need of business wear to browse clothing at their convenience via the internet,” said Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Support Services Molly A. Mott. “We had an overwhelmingly positive response to the new online format last year, and we expect to fulfill even more orders this year.”
SUNY Canton recognizes the students who earned academic honors during the Fall 2018 semester.
To receive President’s List honors, full-time students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. For Dean’s List, full-time students must earn at least a 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Part Time Honors recognize students who earned at least a 3.25 GPA in 6 to 11 credits of course work.
SUNY Canton is launching a brand-new corrections academy as part of its full lineup of Criminal Justice-related academic programs. The college has entered into an agreement with the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, and the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) to create the SUNY Canton Corrections Academy, which will both prepare current and future corrections officers for their careers.
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