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.
The SUNY Canton employee responsible for recruiting North Country students has won an award for exceptional service to the high school counseling community. Assistant Director of Admissions Chelsea E. Chase received special recognition at the annual SUNY College Admissions Professionals (SUNYCAP) conference in early June. She was nominated for the award by her peers and area high school guidance counselors and selected from a pool of employees from across the entire SUNY system.
SUNY Canton raised more than $600 to benefit St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House in Canton. The college held a Denim Day fundraiser and encouraged faculty, staff, students and administration to make a donation and wear jeans to work on April 29. Denim Day is a symbolic gesture of how a community can help change perceptions about violence against women, men and children.
SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran recently received the Robert H. Goddard Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement for his impressive career as a distinguished academic leader by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Alumni Association. Szafran is a 1976 graduate of WPI. After earning his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from WPI and a Ph.D. in […]
SUNY Canton’s President and Deans have released the academic honor rolls for the Spring 2016 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.
The Upstate New York region’s hidden gems of tourism and recreation activities are discoverable this summer during a new online workshop program at SUNY Canton. The college is partnering with the 1,000 Islands and Adirondack Regional Tourism Development Councils the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority and I Love New York to create a free tourism sales support program specifically designed for hospitality and customer service employees.