SUNY Canton and Area Agencies Offer Free Tax Assistance

January 23rd, 2018

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. The college’s program is overseen by Accounting Professor Ran Li and Legal Studies Professor Jondavid S. DeLong, who are committed to helping individuals and families file their 2017 tax returns. This is the first year that the college has joined with outside agencies in an effort to offer the valuable assistance to a broader audience.


SUNY Canton Police Academy Emphasizes De-Escalation Tactics

January 12th, 2018

The St. Lawrence County-David Sullivan Law Enforcement Academy begins its 23rd session with an emphasis on de-escalation tactics. More than a dozen future law enforcement professionals began their training on Monday, Jan. 8, representing agencies from across the North Country.


SUNY Canton Announces Fall 2017 Honor Roll

January 11th, 2018

SUNY Canton recognizes the students who earned academic honors during the Fall 2017 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 Winterterm Enrollment at All-Time High

January 9th, 2018

Enrollment for SUNY Canton’s online Winterterm session has reached a record high for the fourth consecutive year. Total enrollment for the 2017-18 session is 1,487, which breaks the previous record of 1,474, set last year. Courses began Dec. 20 and continue until Jan. 18.


ESPN Highlights SUNY Canton’s Holistic Approach to eSports

December 18th, 2017

SUNY Canton was featured in an ESPN article for launching varsity eSports. In early December, the college announced it would begin competing in League of Legends, Hearthstone and Overwatch nationally for the spring 2018 semester. SUNY Canton is the first college in New York to join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and plans […]


Giving Tree Wraps Up a Heartwarming Semester at SUNY Canton

December 18th, 2017

The extended SUNY Canton community provided more than 100 gifts for north country families this holiday season. In an effort led by the President’s Office, the college displayed a tree in the Halford Lobby in MacArthur Hall decorated with tags requesting donations for Canton’s Church and Community Program. The decorations didn’t stay on the tree very long. Students, faculty and staff quickly selected the tags asking for toys for children, donations for a holiday meal and warm winter coats.


SUNY Canton Announces Varsity eSports Program

December 5th, 2017

SUNY Canton announced today the college will begin competing nationally in eSports this spring. The college will become the first New York State eSports team to join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), the most prominent nationally recognized organization dedicated to competitive collegiate video gaming.


SUNY Canton Launches Four-Year Early Childhood Care and Management Degree

December 4th, 2017

SUNY Canton’s newest bachelor’s degree will offer advanced learning opportunities for students seeking careers in the childcare field. The Bachelor of Business Administration in Early Childhood Care and Management builds upon the college’s popular Associate of Science in Early Childhood Studies degree. It offers courses related to child development, curriculum planning, program administration, leadership, and business management.


SUNY Canton Students Help Build the North Country Children’s Museum

November 17th, 2017

Students in SUNY Canton’s Wood Structures lab gained valuable real-world experience by helping the North Country Children’s Museum renovate their new Potsdam location. Led by experienced faculty, the students have helped with several projects at the museum’s building behind The Tile Co. at 10 Raymond Street. Most recently, the students leveled the floors and framed walls in the building’s classroom space.


SUNY Canton Adds Cybersecurity to its List of Tech-Focused Four-Year Programs

November 15th, 2017

SUNY Canton continues its career-driven academic expansion by creating a new Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. “Our newest program leverages our strength in Information Technology,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. “The field of Cybersecurity continues to grow as we continually adopt an omnipresent digital lifestyle and become more aware of digital security concerns. SUNY Canton will now be the college to train new students for placement in these much-needed areas.”