The State University of New York Council for Advancement (SUNYCUAD) presented the SUNY Canton Public Relations Department with four first-place awards for video production, advertising and community relations at the council’s annual conference June 12-14 in Saratoga.
SUNY Canton Instructional Support Associate Neil A. Haney is known for creating innovative solutions to complicated problems. The Canino School of Engineering Technology staff member was recently notified that his lubricating device designed for commercial chainsaws had been assigned U.S. Patent No. 10,307,931.
Congratulations Graduates! “The sky’s the limit on the possibilities that lie ahead,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran during this year’s Commencement Ceremony. “Your time here at SUNY Canton has opened many doors. You’ve worked hard and learned much You’ve developed academically and made life-long friends. Now I encourage you to go out there and make the best future for everyone!”
A SUNY Canton employee and alumnus has been selected by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson to receive the 2019 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Classified Service. Plant Utility Engineer Brett M. Furnia was presented with the honor at the college’s annual Recognition Day event.
The SUNY Canton Steel Bridge team locked in a ninth-place finish at the 2019 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) National Competition. The student team traveled with faculty members to compete Friday, May 1, at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
SUNY Canton will be hosting its inaugural series of summer esports day camps for middle and high-school students. Students will work directly with the college’s professional coaching staff and members of the championship-winning teams in Blizzard’s “Overwatch” and Epic Games’ “Fortnite.”
The SUNY Canton student body has selected a College Association retail dining associate to receive the 2019 Northstar Award. Vicki J. Lavoie, who has worked at the college for 20 years, was presented with the honor by student representatives from the College Activities Board and the Student Government Association.
A joint venture will allow SUNY Canton to move forward with plans to create an Entrepreneurship Center at the former Jubilee grocery store location in downtown Canton. Roo Riverwoods, LLC, an affiliate of the Canton College Foundation, has secured a purchase option on the vacant midtown plaza properties currently owned by Garry L. Cohen. The agreement allows the foundation to conduct studies to determine if the properties are suitable for development. During the term of the option, Roo Riverwoods has the exclusive right to purchase Mr. Cohen’s properties or to assign them to a third party.
SUNY Corning Community College and SUNY Canton have implemented a “1+3” program in Game Design. Students who complete the first year of the program at SUNY CCC and meet the appropriate academic requirements will be accepted into the Game Design and Development bachelor’s degree program at SUNY Canton.
The President’s List, Dean’s List and Part Time Honor Roll have been released for the spring 2019 semester. “We are celebrating the students with the highest grades at the college,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. “Your success is a point of pride for us. The college’s faculty, staff and administration are proud to share […]