The Clinton County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has relocated to Clinton Community College. There will be an official ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in the Ronald B. Stafford Center atrium, followed by tours of the SBDC offices in the Pines Cottage.
SUNY Canton aims to make it easier to learn about the many health-related resources available in the North Country. The college will be hosting about 30 organizations to participate in its fall Health Fair, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Woodcock Conference suites. The event is free and open to the public and is offered through the college’s Davis Health Center.
SUNY Canton will be offering Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training to the extended campus community at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the college’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public. Instruction will be led by University Police Chief Alan P. Mulkin, who has spearheaded preparedness training on campus. Mulkin emphasizes the tactics avoid, deny and defend during the engaging 2-hour presentation.
Nearly 40 employers will be recruiting qualified applicants at SUNY Canton’s Fall Career Fair. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in both the Miller Campus Center Woodcock Conference Suite 212 and in the Nevaldine Hall South Automotive Lab. Both areas are free and open to the public, with the Nevaldine location catering primarily to engineering and technology focused career opportunities for students of the Canino School of Engineering Technology.
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.
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.”
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.”
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.
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.
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.