Chancellor Selects SUNY Canton Students to Receive Prestigious Award

April 12th, 2018

Two SUNY Canton students were selected by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson to receive the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. Senior Jessica L. Fischer, a Mechanical Engineering Technology major, and senior Kaitlyn N. Tibbetts, a Criminal Investigation major, were recognized at a special ceremony held April 10 in Albany. They will wear a medallion denoting their accomplishments at the college’s 110thCommencement Ceremony Saturday, May 12.


Symposium on Natural Medicine Arrives April 28 at SUNY Canton

April 12th, 2018

SUNY Canton and the Northern New York Chapter of the American Chemical Society will present the second annual Symposium on Natural Medicines from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (April 28) in Payson Hall Room 219. Presentations include two sessions with natural medicine experts. Community Health Educator Paula Youmell, a registered nurse from Wise Woman Nurse and a 1985 SUNY Canton graduate, will be presenting on the rejuvenating and disease preventing properties of whole foods and common herbs. Aswini Pai, Ph.D., an ethnobotanist and plant ecologist from St. Lawrence University, will be taking a look at the exchange of traditional and new age herbal medicine.


SUNY Canton Scholarly Activities Celebration Features Research, Art and Music

April 2nd, 2018

A week dedicated to showcasing student and faculty research and art will be held this month at SUNY Canton. The annual Scholarly Activities Celebration will kick off at 4 p.m. Monday, April 16, with a special musical performance by Canadian vocalist Aviva Chernick and guitarist Joel Schwartz in the Southworth Library Learning Commons Cyber Café.


SUNY Canton Honors Convocation Named for Retired Criminal Justice Faculty Member

March 30th, 2018

SUNY Canton Provost Douglas M. Scheidt recently announced that the college’s annual Honors Convocation celebration has been named to honor a retired faculty member who taught in the Criminal Investigation and Criminal Justice programs. “I’m pleased that the 2018 Honors Convocation will be named for Professor Emeritus William J. Fassinger, Ph.D.,” Scheidt said. “Dr. Fassinger will be the guest of honor as we celebrate our best and brightest students, and their academic achievements, for the past year.”


SUNY Canton Law Enforcement Day to Feature Officers, Investigators Involved in Dannemora Fugitive Manhunt

March 26th, 2018

Four New York State Police officers and an official with the New York State Office of Special Investigations who were involved in the 2015 high-profile pursuit of Dannemora prison escapees Richard Matt and David Sweat will speak at SUNY Canton as part of the college’s annual Law Enforcement Day Wednesday, March 28. Retired New York State Police Maj. Charles E. Guess, who was the incident commander during the 23-day manhunt, will speak at 9 a.m. in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. He is the author of the 2017 book “Relentless Pursuit,” a first-hand account of the largest search in state history.


SUNY Canton Management Courses Bolster Area Businesses

March 22nd, 2018

SUNY Canton’s Management program is helping four area businesses identify ways to become more profitable. “Students are able to apply what they learned in class to real world business problems,” said Professor Charles R. Fenner, who teaches business classes in the Management program.  “It’s this application of theory to practice that is at the heart of SUNY technology sector education while preparing the students to follow their entrepreneurial dreams.”


SUNY Canton Brings Solar Ready Vets Program to the Capital District

March 21st, 2018

SUNY Canton is expanding one of its premiere workforce development initiatives to help veterans and retiring soldiers in the greater Albany area. The college’s Solar Ready Vets program will run from June 25 to July 27 through a collaboration with Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART extension campus in Malta, Saratoga County. The deadline for application will be May 25.


SUNY Canton Honors Renowned Nurse and Educator With Naming

March 21st, 2018

A dedication ceremony was held March 1 to celebrate the naming of SUNY Canton’s School of Nursing for the late Margaret D. Sovie, Ph.D., a pioneer in health care. The naming was in recognition of a generous gift from Margaret’s husband, Alfred L. Sovie, in honor of her accomplished career. Alfred, a 1958 SUNY Canton graduate, passed away in 2016 and wished to keep his wife’s legacy alive in the North Country.


SUNY Canton Supports Scouts, Contributes Cookies

March 16th, 2018

SUNY Canton students recently got a free box of Girl Scout cookies when they went to dinner at Chaney Dining Center. The College Association, which oversees retail and dining operations at SUNY Canton, has worked with young women from Troop 50328 to purchase and distribute cookies to students with a meal plan for the past […]


SUNY Canton Seeks Donations for Online Clothing Fair

March 13th, 2018

SUNY Canton is accepting gently used professional attire for their annual clothing fair, which, for the the first time, will be held online. “We are expanding the fair to service our entire student body–both on-campus and online–and members of the local community via the internet,” said Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Support Services, Molly A. Mott. “We are also providing student volunteers with real-world skills and retail experience by allowing them to run an online storefront.”