SUNY Canton Distinguished Automotive Alumnus Presents Monday, Feb. 27

February 22nd, 2017

One of SUNY Canton’s most successful Automotive Technology graduates will be a featured speaker in the college’s Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series. Mark Bondoni, a 1982 alumnus and global remanufacturing and core supply manager for Ford Motor Company, will be presenting “Driving Your Future” at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in Nevaldine Hall Room 102. The lecture is free and open to the public.


SUNY Canton to Award Scholarships, Prizes at Engineering Open House

February 20th, 2017

SUNY Canton invites the community to explore the fun side of technology at the annual Engineers Week Open House from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 28 in Nevaldine Hall. Children in grades K-12 and their families are invited to take a tour, meet with faculty and participate in 20 exciting hands-on demonstrations that offer a unique glimpse into the college’s engineering technology programs. Guests will be able to experiment with lasers, learn about 3-D software, test out a thermal camera and more.


SUNY Canton Named Among Most Pet-Friendly Colleges in U.S.

February 16th, 2017

The website LendEDU.com recently announced SUNY Canton has earned a spot on their list of the top 25 most pet-friendly colleges in the country. SUNY Canton placed 13th and was chosen largely because of the college’s well-known pet-friendly housing option that began in 1997. Students are able to bring a variety of pets with them to live on campus, including cats, ferrets, rabbits, hamsters, gerbils and fish.


SUNY Canton Faculty Member Wins Prestigous Media Arts Award

February 15th, 2017

Kamal A. Turner, an instructional support assistant and adjunct faculty member who teaches in SUNY Canton’s Graphic and Multimedia Design Program, has received a scriptwriting award from the Broadcast Education Association (BEA). Turner submitted his short-film script titled “One Awkward Ride” to BEA’s annual Festival Of Media Arts competition, which recognizes faculty and student creative excellence. The contest is open to all BEA members, and categories range from sports and news broadcasting to documentary video production. More than 175 colleges and universities submitted entries this year.


SUNY Canton Lands New Four-Year Agribusiness Program

February 14th, 2017

SUNY Canton reconnects with its roots as the North Country’s agricultural college with a new four-year degree program. SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran has announced the college received final approval to offer a Bachelor of Business Administration Agribusiness Management, commonly known as Agribusiness. The program will begin at the start of the Fall 2017 semester and can optionally be earned in an online format.


SUNY Canton Student’s Short Story Published on Literary Website

February 13th, 2017

Kaitlin J. French, a SUNY Canton senior from Governeur, recently had her short story “The Seek” selected for publication by the website Everydayfiction.com. A Psychology major, French penned the story for a creative writing class taught by Assistant Professor Kirk K. Jones, who encouraged her to submit it for publication.


SUNY Canton Partners with Yamaha Marine

February 8th, 2017

SUNY Canton’s Powersports Performance and Repair program has partnered with another internationally acclaimed company in the recreational vehicle industry. The college recently entered a partnership with Yamaha Marine Group and is expanding its professional technical training to include the company’s outboard boat motors.


Home Energy Performance Presentation Friday, Feb. 10, at SUNY Canton

February 8th, 2017

SUNY Canton will be holding a free Home Energy Performance presentation at noon, Friday (Feb. 10) in Halford Hall. Jerry K. Loch, outreach coordinator for the Watertown-based Green Jobs, Green New York program, will be describing the best questions to ask when considering updates.


Free Income Tax Assistance Available at SUNY Canton

February 2nd, 2017

Students and faculty from SUNY Canton’s Accounting and Business programs will be helping individuals and families file their tax returns through the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The college’s Financial Literacy Center and the School of Business and Liberal Arts sponsor the program as a service to those who cannot afford to visit an accountant or are unable to prepare their taxes on their own. The free tax assistance will be available by appointment between Feb. 1 and April 14 in SUNY Canton’s Accounting, Business and Finance Center in Cook Hall Room 100.


SUNY Canton Announces New Four-Year Game Design Program

January 26th, 2017

SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran has announced that the college has received approval to offer a new four-year Game Design and Development program. The new Bachelor of Science degree is thSUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran has announced that the college has received approval to offer a new four-year Game Design and Development program. The new Bachelor of Science degree is the first of several new academic offerings created by the college’s professional faculty members to continue the college’s growth and expansion. It stands alongside 22 other career-driven four-year programs.