Congratulations 2018 Graduates!

July 9th, 2018

SUNY Canton is celebrating nearly 900 graduates in the class of 2018.

“I’m tremendously proud of this year’s graduating class,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. “Many of our graduates will go directly into careers corresponding with their field of study, while others will seek to continue their education. Regardless of their decision, I’m confident that they will be well prepared for their next adventure.”


SUNY Canton Public Relations Wins SUNY Design Award

June 29th, 2018

The SUNY Canton Public Relations Department recently received a State University of New York Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) excellence in design award for a recruitment publication that introduces prospective students to the college. Publications Coordinator Matthew J. Mulkin received a Judges’ Citation for an origami-style brochure that allows users to fold various panels to discover facts about SUNY Canton, such as student-to-faculty ratio, athletic and academic degree offerings, student life and more. The compact, easy-to-carry reference brochure was utilized by the Admissions Office during visits to college fairs and high schools. Mulkin designed the piece using a proprietary template by ProForma Infinity Printing.


SUNY Canton Selects New Dean of Business and Liberal Arts

June 26th, 2018

SUNY Canton has named Philip T. Neisser, Ph.D., as its new dean of the School of Business and Liberal Arts. Neisser comes to SUNY Canton from SUNY Potsdam, where he was the coordinator of professional development and chairperson of the Politics and Economics departments. He is also a previous associate dean of SUNY Potsdam’s School of Arts and Sciences.


SUNY Canton Sets Summer Session Enrollment Record for Fifth Consecutive Year

June 26th, 2018

SUNY Canton has set a new enrollment record for its popular online Summer Session five years in a row. Registration has increased every year since 2013 and reached an all-time high of 2,003 enrollments this summer, which surpasses the previous record of 1,966 enrollments set in June 2017. The college’s Winterterm session has also seen dramatic growth during the same time period.


Area Police Officers Graduate from SUNY Canton’s Law Enforcement Academy

June 20th, 2018

Most of the area’s newest police officers started their careers at SUNY Canton’s St. Lawrence County-David Sullivan Law Enforcement Academy. The academy recently celebrated its 23rd graduation ceremony, recognizing its 2018 class of 13 cadets.


SUNY Canton Plants Tree in Memory of Campus Construction Worker

June 18th, 2018

SUNY Canton has planted a tree in remembrance of an area worker who lost his life during the construction of the new hill campus more than 50 years ago. “During the course of our research into our history corresponding with our milestone ‘50 Years on the Hill’ anniversary, we learned that Merlin L. Rafter was involved in a tragic accident,” said Vice President for Advancement Anne M. Sibley. “We are remembering this historically significant event to recognize the devoted worker who spent his final days building SUNY Canton.”


SUNY Canton Student Selected to Join Puerto Rico Recovery Effort

June 18th, 2018

Lucas C. Coyne, a SUNY Canton senior in the Homeland Security program, will join 500 fellow SUNY and CUNY student volunteers traveling to Puerto Rico this summer to assist in recovery efforts of communities damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria. The service learning opportunity is in partnership with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s New York Stands with Puerto Rico Initiative.


SUNY Canton Spring 2018 Student Honor Roll

June 13th, 2018

Congratulations Honor Students! SUNY Canton recognizes the students who earned academic honors during the Spring 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.


Three SUNY Canton Employees Recognized for Meritorious Service

June 11th, 2018

SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran recently selected three employees to receive one of the college’s highest honors. At the annual Recognition Day event, Szafran presented the 2018 President’s Meritorious Service Award to Director of Financial Aid Kerrie L. Cooper, Assistant Professor Lucas W. Craig, Ph.D., and Executive Assistant to the President Michaela J. Young.


SUNY Canton College Council Honors Two Employees at Recognition Day

June 1st, 2018

SUNY Canton College Council Chair Ronald M. O’Neill recognized two employees for exceptional job performance at the annual Recognition Day event Friday, May 18. Director of Career Services Julie A. Parkman received the Excellence in College Service Award, and Payroll Assistant Amber Riordan received the Employee Recognition Award.