SUNY Canton Hosts Broker and Owner of Blue Heron Realty for Leadership Lecture Series Event

October 9th, 2018

SUNY Canton has announced the first guest for the fall semester’s Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series. Owner of Blue Heron Realty Jennifer Stevenson will speak at noon, Oct. 16, in Cook Hall, Room 201.


SUNY Canton to Host ‘Trunk or Treat’ Event

October 9th, 2018

The SUNY Canton Early Childhood Studies program will be hosting a “Trunk or Treat” event from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in the campus’ French Hall parking lot (Lot 8). “A ‘trunk or treat’ is similar to the traditional trick or treat that takes place on Halloween,” explained Maureen P. Maiocco, Ed.D., Early Childhood Studies program coordinator. “Children wear costumes and collect candy and prizes in one safe location, as they visit vehicles decorated by SUNY Canton faculty, staff and students. It is a fun way to celebrate.”


SBDC Women’s Business Bootcamp Focuses on Management, Leadership and Delegation

October 5th, 2018

The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer leadership solutions and managerial strategies for area entrepreneurs at their Women’s Business Bootcamp. “If you’re a business owner, you have likely struggled with finding the help you need to keep your business running smoothly,” said SBDC Director Dale A. Rice. “Whether you have employees, work with family members or enlist interns, honing your leadership skills can help assure that you’re getting the best value from your work and from those who work with you.”


SUNY Canton Hosts 116th District Assembly Debate

October 5th, 2018

Candidates running for the 116thDistrict seat in the New York State Assembly will be participating in a debate at SUNY Canton. Incumbent Addie Jenne (D-Theresa) and challenger Mark Walczyk (R-Watertown) have agreed to discuss their platforms and answer questions to help voters make informed decisions for the Nov. 6 general elections.


SUNY Canton Student Manages Social Media for Parkland, Fla. Benefit

September 26th, 2018

A SUNY Canton student is running the social media campaign for a festival to help heal the community following the Feb. 14 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings in Parkland, Fla. Tia M. Tassava, a Management student from Chubbuck, Idaho, who lives and works in Canton, is in charge of the Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts for the inaugural “Actions for Change Food and Music Festival.” The event is the grand finale of a weeklong series of concerts across the U.S. held with the goal of providing love, hope and healing while encouraging voter registration and activism. Tassava is a multi-sport athlete who plays hockey and golf at the college and works in the SUNY Canton Admissions Office.


SUNY Canton Student Selected to Present Research at Prestigious Scientific Conference

September 26th, 2018

A SUNY Canton Mechanical Engineering Technology student has been chosen to discuss his cutting-edge research at one of the most prominent undergraduate research conferences in the country. Heath J. Boyea, a native of Malone, will travel to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in October to present at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Annual Conference. The event brings together students from around the world to share their scientific work.


SUNY Canton Hosts Renowned Motivational Speaker David Flood Sept. 28

September 26th, 2018

SUNY Canton’s new Leadership Badge series kicks off Friday, Sept. 28 with speaker David Flood. Flood is a motivational speaker who has been helping teens and young adults for more than 20 years. He shares his own very personal stories about his family and his upbringing.


Ford Motor Company Focuses on SUNY Canton’s Automotive Program

September 25th, 2018

Ford Motor Company has added more Focus to SUNY Canton’s Automotive Technology program. Representatives from the prominent American car company, along with staff from Blevins Ford Inc. in Gouverneur, recently presented the college with a late-model Ford Focus. The car will be used exclusively by students to hone their mechanical skills and help them prepare for their chosen careers.


SUNY Canton Living Writers Series Hosts Keely Hutton Sept. 25

September 20th, 2018

An author who has written a critically acclaimed novel about the Ugandan civil war will visit SUNY Canton this month as part of the popular Living Writers Series. Keely Hutton will speak at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public.


SUNY Canton Receives U.S. News Best Colleges and Other Rankings

September 11th, 2018

SUNY Canton has earned a spot in the annual U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges publication. The college was ranked 26thamong its peer institutions in the “Regional Colleges – North” Division for 2019. The ranking was released Monday, Sept. 10 and is based on graduation and retention rates, assessment of academic standing, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate, alumni giving, and other statistics.