SUNY Canton Lecturer Makes a Case for Better Customer Service

September 30th, 2016

Customer service is the key factor that will make or break businesses in the hospitality industry. Christina Lesyk, a lecturer in the SUNY Canton School of Business and Liberal Arts, has co-authored “Where Did Our Server Go? A Case of Service Failure in a College Hotel Restaurant,” to be published in the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Cases.

SUNY Canton Announces Newest Faculty Hires

September 30th, 2016

SUNY Canton’s newest faculty members at an orientation workshop. Pictured are (L to R) in the back row: Michelle Currier, lecturer, Criminal Justice; Kebbyn Giffin, adjunct instructor, Heating and Plumbing Service; Prabhjot Singh, adjunct instructor, Science; William A. Myers, assistant professor, Business Administration; Charles M. Russo, lecturer, Criminal Justice; and Martin J. Wimmer, adjunct instructor, humanities. In the front row are: Marcy L. Blackmer, instructor, Nursing; Ann E. Petroccione, instructor, Nursing; Summer Dorr, adjunct instructor, humanities; Holly A. Young, instructor, Nursing; Jenna R. Stutzman, lecturer, Nursing; Cynthia A. Eyler, adjunct instructor, Legal Studies; Ran Li, Assistant Professor, Accounting.

SUNY Canton Unveils Financial Literacy Center

September 19th, 2016

SUNY Canton held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 15 to celebrate the establishment of the college’s Financial Literacy Center. In operation for nearly a year, the center is located in Cook Hall and has been the site of numerous no-cost financial seminars and counseling services for community members, as well as high school and college students.

SUNY Canton Trains Fourth Solar Ready Vets Class

September 19th, 2016

Twenty-three Army personnel stationed at Fort Drum graduated from the fourth U.S. Department of Energy’s national Solar Ready Vets training program Aug. 30. soalSince the program began in January, 83 students have successfully completed the five-week course, which is taught by SUNY Canton’s Career Ready Education and Success Training (CREST) Center for Workforce Development. The program aims to offer hands-on training to military personnel who are transitioning from active duty to civilian professions.

College Council Seeks Distinguished Citizen Nominations

September 19th, 2016

SUNY Canton is seeking nominations for its annual College Council Distinguished Citizen Award. Since 1976, the College has given this prestigious award in recognition of exceptional, unusual, and distinguished service to SUNY Canton, to the community, to the state, or to the nation.

SUNY Canton Moves Up and is Recognized for Diversity in U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings

September 13th, 2016

SUNY Canton has moved up 21 spots and received a new mention for its student diversity in this year’s U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings. The college jumped from 44 to 23 on the list of Regional Colleges North rankings and was ranked 13 in Top Public Schools. It is noted among its peer universities and is one of only six SUNY colleges in the category.

SBDC and ANCA Help Small Businesses Prepare to be Wholesalers

September 13th, 2016

Small businesses in the local area have a new opportunity to expand by selling their wares at wholesale to stores and retail outlets around the region. Following a successful seminar last year, the SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) will be presenting “Strategies for a Successful Wholesale Show” from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in SUNY Canton’s Richard W. Miller Campus Center Room 212.

SUNY Canton Faculty Member Places Second in National Competition

September 13th, 2016

A SUNY Canton faculty member found a new way to save his students money on classroom software. Charles R. Fenner, Ph.D., who teaches in the School of Business and Liberal Arts, recently took second place in the “CapsimCore Professor Challenge,” earning free business simulation software licenses worth $2,000. Fenner competed against more than 240 college […]

SUNY Canton Welcomes Fulbright Scholar from New Zealand

September 9th, 2016

A respected academic leader from New Zealand has embarked upon an American educational adventure at SUNY Canton. Caroline McCaw, Ph.D., who taught communication design at Otago Polytechnic, won a prestigious Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Award to teach in the college’s Graphic and Multimedia Design (GMMD) program.

New York Supreme Court Justice to Speak at SUNY Canton for Constitution Day

September 8th, 2016

SUNY Canton and the Office of the St. Lawrence County Attorney will be hosting New York State Supreme Court Justice Vito C. Caruso for its Constitution Day celebration. Caruso will be presenting “The Constitution, its Origins – and its Future” at 1 p.m. Friday (Sept. 16) in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public and parking will be available in Lot 7 near French Hall.