SUNY Canton Seeks Distinguished Citizen Nominations

CANTON -SUNY Canton is seeking nominations for its annual College Council Distinguished Citizen Award, to be presented at its Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2008.

Since 1976, the College has given this prestigious award in recognition of exceptional, unusual, and distinguished service to SUNY Canton, to the community, to the state, or to the nation.

Members of the community are invited to submit written nominations for the award. All nominations must include the name; position/title; a description; a brief biography of the nominee; and at least three letters of support from non-family members. Nominations are due February 2, 2008, should be submitted to:

Mr. Ronald O’Neill
College Council Chairman
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
FOB 616
Canton, NY 13617

Recipients of this award have the honor of having their names displayed on a plaque in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center.

The SUNY Canton College Council will select the recipient at its March 27, 2008 meeting. 

For more information, contact Mrs. Stacey Basford, Executive Assistant to the President, at (315) 386-7204 or by email at

SUNY Canton offers a wide variety of career-driven bachelor’s, associate, and certificate programs, as well as three master’s degrees in conjunction with SUNYIT, Utica. Most of SUNY Canton’s new four-year programs are designed so students can take them on-campus, online, or both. SUNY Canton OnLine features more than 100 courses online each semester. The college’s athletic teams belong to the NAIA’s Sunrise Conference, enabling students to compete in their respective sports for four years.

Media inquiries should be directed to Gregory Kie, Media Relations Coordinator, or call 315/386-7528.

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