The Republic of Korea’s consul general will discuss U.S.-Korean economic partnerships, and the CEO of Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center will talk about leadership opportunities in the healthcare field as part of SUNY Canton’s ongoing lecture series. Gheewhan Kim, consul general for the republic of Korea, will speak at noon Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center, Room 218. Before assuming his current position, Kim was the minister for economic affairs at the Korean Embassy in Washington, D.C. He has also served at various overseas posts and completed his military service as a lieutenant in the Korean Navy.
Area agencies and campus resources will be showcased at SUNY Canton’s Fall Health Fair. The Health Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Room 212. The event is free and open to the public. The first 100 students at the event will receive a free backpack.
SUNY Canton will hold its annual fall Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18. The event will host more than 45 local, regional and national employers at two locations on campus. Companies seeking applicants with technology-based skills will be located in Nevaldine Hall. All other recruiters, including those seeking to fill positions in the health, business and criminal justice fields, will be stationed in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center, Rooms 212 and 214. Both locations are free and open to the public.
Watercolorist and architect Jay A. Waronker will be displaying his vibrant depictions of synagogues in sub-Saharan Africa during an upcoming exhibit at SUNY Canton. A reception with the artist will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17 in the college’s Southworth Library Learning Commons. The event is free and open to the public.
Women entrepreneurs will have the chance to learn about the latest digital technologies for business at the SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) Fall Women’s Business Bootcamp Luncheon. The Bootcamp will run from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the SUNY Canton Campus Center’s Woodcock Conference Suites.
The president and a founder of the Social Justice Training Institute will visit SUNY Canton to discuss the challenges and opportunities for higher education related to diversity and inclusion. The Rev. Jamie Washington, Ph.D., will speak at 6 p.m., Oct. 13, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
Financial Aid professionals from SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam will be available to help students and their families with their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, in SUNY Canton’s Nevaldine Hall South Rooms 117 and 119.
SUNY Canton’s online bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management was ranked as the best program of its kind in the country by the Emergency Management Degree Program Guide. The program jumped from eighth place in 2014 to the top spot this year, primarily due to high graduation rates and affordable tuition.
Customer service is the key factor that will make or break businesses in the hospitality industry. Christina Lesyk, a lecturer in the SUNY Canton School of Business and Liberal Arts, has co-authored “Where Did Our Server Go? A Case of Service Failure in a College Hotel Restaurant,” to be published in the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Cases.
SUNY Canton’s newest faculty members at an orientation workshop. Pictured are (L to R) in the back row: Michelle Currier, lecturer, Criminal Justice; Kebbyn Giffin, adjunct instructor, Heating and Plumbing Service; Prabhjot Singh, adjunct instructor, Science; William A. Myers, assistant professor, Business Administration; Charles M. Russo, lecturer, Criminal Justice; and Martin J. Wimmer, adjunct instructor, humanities. In the front row are: Marcy L. Blackmer, instructor, Nursing; Ann E. Petroccione, instructor, Nursing; Summer Dorr, adjunct instructor, humanities; Holly A. Young, instructor, Nursing; Jenna R. Stutzman, lecturer, Nursing; Cynthia A. Eyler, adjunct instructor, Legal Studies; Ran Li, Assistant Professor, Accounting.