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SUNY Canton Receives $20,000 Instruction Technology Grant

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Engineering course among 27 proposals chosen as part of innovation project 

craigA SUNY Canton project that will attract engineering technology students has been selected to receive $20,000 as part of the State University of New York’s 2015 Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG) Program.

The funding will be used to develop a general elective engineering technology course that will be open to current SUNY Canton students and local high school students. The curriculum will include an introduction to several areas of engineering technology, such as electrical, mechanical, civil and environmental.

Students will utilize a 3-D projector system and a gesture-controlled armband, called the Myo, which will also be purchased with the grant funding. The projector system allows students to view items in a three-dimensional space, and the Myo analyzes muscle movement by the users’ arm to control technology such as computers, smartphones and robots.

“This project is designed to excite students about science, technology, engineering and math,” said SUNY Canton Assistant Professor of Mechanical Technology Lucas Craig, Ph.D., who submitted the proposal and will help oversee its implementation. “They will have the opportunity to utilize innovative technology to solve problems and present concepts.”

SUNY Canton Assistant Professor Lucas Craig works with a student during a Mechanical Engineering Technology lab. Craig recently received a $20,000 Innovative Instruction Technology Grant.

SUNY Canton Assistant Professor Lucas Craig works with a student during a Mechanical Engineering Technology lab. Craig recently received a $20,000 Innovative Instruction Technology Grant.

This is the first time SUNY Canton has received a grant through the IITG program, which was established in 2012.

“IITG is an opportunity for faculty to take their most innovative teaching and learning techniques to the next level, not only fostering their ideas on their home campus but teaming with colleagues across SUNY to implement them elsewhere within our system,” said SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. “We look forward to bringing these outstanding programs to even more of our students, faculty and staff as a result of this year’s grants.”

In total, more than $600,000 was awarded for 27 projects throughout the state. The entire list of funded projects is available online.

 

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About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as ten exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

Roos Complete NCAA DIII Membership Process

Friday, June 26th, 2015

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Management Council announced that SUNY Canton has officially completed its provisional membership process and will become full-time members of NCAA Division III, effective Sept. 1st.

“This is a tribute to the hard work the SUNY Canton Athletics staff have done to make sure that our programs meet and exceed the expectations of the NCAA,” said SUNY Canton President Dr. Zvi Szafran. “Our student-athletes consistently demonstrate their outstanding dedication in their sport and their studies.”

SUNY Canton - NCAA Division III

SUNY Canton completed its provisional status in just three years. Colleges typically must go through four years of provisional status along with an exploratory year before they are recommended for active membership. SUNY Canton applied for and was granted a waiver to consolidate years three and four of the process.

“We are thrilled with the NCAA’s decision to accept us as full members of NCAA Division III,” said SUNY Canton Athletic Director Randy B. Sieminski. “It has been a group effort from our coaches, student-athletes, staff, faculty, administration, College Council and numerous departments campus-wide. This is a huge step for our student-athletes and teams as we now become eligible for NCAA postseason competition during the 2015-16 academic year.”

In the past four years, SUNY Canton has added five new sports to their athletics program offerings. The athletics department has seen tremendous growth during this time, doubling the number of female student-athletes, and increasing its total number of student-athletes from approximately 150 to nearly 300. The college sponsors intercollegiate teams in men’s and women’s soccer; men’s and women’s cross country; women’s volleyball; men’s golf; men’s and women’s ice hockey; men’s and women’s basketball; men’s baseball; women’s softball; and men’s and women’s lacrosse.

Sieminski added the membership process encompasses nearly every area of the college, and the Athletic Department greatly appreciates the efforts of colleagues, administrators and professionals campus-wide.

“I’d also like to thank all the outstanding people we work with from the NCAA, especially Director of Division III Louise McCleary, Assistant Director of Academic and Membership Affairs Jean Orr and our NCAA Mentor Joe Walsh from the Great Northeast Athletic Conference,” added Sieminski. “They’ve been extraordinarily helpful and welcoming in guiding us through this process. It’s been an outstanding and rewarding process.”

Sieminski also expressed his appreciation for the SUNY Canton leaders who helped to start the transition to the NCAA, including College Council Chair Ronald M. O’Neill, Dean of Academic Support Services Molly A. Mott, Vice President of Student Affairs Courtney B. Bish, former President Joseph L. Kennedy, former Vice President for Advancement David M. Gerlach, former Vice President for Student Affairs Daniel J. Sweeney and former Athletic Director Diane J. Para.

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About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as 10 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

Successful Entrepreneur Named as SUNY Canton 2015 Distinguished Alumnus

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Kevin FearA local business leader who has given back to SUNY Canton and the community was selected to receive the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Kevin Fear, class of 1987, was presented with the award during the college’s recent Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

After earning his associate degree in Banking, Insurance and Real Estate, Fear opened AA&J Insurance in Watertown in 1990. By 2000 the company had six offices throughout Central and Northern New York. Fear sold his share of the business and began Universe Cellular & Dish, which became one of the most successful Verizon agents in New York State. In 2009 he opened Mattress Express, which has locations in Watertown, Fort Drum and Pulaski.

Throughout his career, Fear has spearheaded countless philanthropic efforts, which range from organizing drop-off locations for Toys for Tots to matching donations for food drives. He has also given back to SUNY Canton by serving on the College Foundation Board of Directors since 2006 and establishing an endowed scholarship that has benefitted students with learning disabilities.

Fear also hosts alumni events and is a strong supporter of his fraternal organization Alpha Theta Gamma. In 2008 he donated $1,000 toward a scholarship for a Syracuse student whose family’s home was burglarized after a fire.

“Kevin is an incredibly successful businessman who has given generously of his time and talents to SUNY Canton and the community,” said SUNY Canton Director of Alumni and Development Peggy S. Levato. “His dedication to helping others serves as an inspiration to our students.”

Fear is a Syracuse native and currently resides in Brewerton with his wife, Kim.

 

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as ten exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

SUNY Canton Continues Record-Breaking Summer Session

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

SUNY Canton’s Summer Session has reached an enrollment record for the second year in a row.

The college saw approximately 1,782 enrollments as of June 2, a day after courses began. Comparatively, the college had 1743 Summer Session enrollments last year and 1550 in 2013.

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The college uses enrollments to measure overall growth of its supplementary sessions to count students who have enrolled in more than one course. Approximately 1,130 students enrolled in about 160 courses this year.

“Our online Summer Session and Winterterm courses help students finish in four years,” said Molly A. Mott, dean of academic support services and instructional technologies. “Many students from other colleges often enroll in our courses to fulfill their general education requirements. The courses help SUNY Canton support SUNY System-wide goals for access and completion.”

outside-computer

The top three colleges with students enrolled in Summer Session other than SUNY Canton were Syracuse University, SUNY Binghamton and SUNY Albany. The majority of courses are offered online, allowing students to continue with summer jobs and vacations while completing their coursework.

SUNY Canton offers the same high-quality instruction as a traditional classroom setting. “Our faculty members present interesting courses on in-demand topics in a very accessible format,” Mott said.

Summer Session Enrollments by Year

The college anticipates continuing its record-breaking enrollment streak next year by offering even more Summer Session courses.

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as 10 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

 

SUNY Canton Hires New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Doug ScheidtThe college’s newest senior academic administrator was hired to help expand academic programs and strengthen student success.

SUNY Canton President Dr. Zvi Szafran announced that the college has selected Douglas M. Scheidt, Ph.D., as its new provost and vice president for academic affairs.

“Dr. Scheidt’s background in program development and assessment will be crucial as we continue to grow our college and expand our offerings,” Szafran said. “He has a record of encouraging academic growth and supporting faculty. I think he will be a very good fit for SUNY Canton.”

Scheidt will be leaving his position as the founding dean of the School of Education and Human Services at The College at Brockport and will begin his new career with SUNY Canton in mid July.

As dean, Scheidt led the proposal of 16 new programs, program revisions and changes in instruction to meet the strategic goals of Brockport. He is experienced with the duties and scope of his new position and previously served as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs. He also held the positions of assistant and associate professor with his previous college.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to team with Dr. Szafran, campus leadership, faculty, staff and students to advance the mission of SUNY Canton,” Sheidt said. “More personally, my entire family is looking forward to joining the Canton community, on and off campus.

The college’s newest vice president already has plans for development within the student population. He said he plans to continue the college’s emphasis on retention, graduation and placement rates. “Focusing on future students, I look forward to continued enrollment growth and programmatic innovation,” he added.

Scheidt is a New York State Licensed Psychologist who received his doctorate of Counseling Psychology from the University at Buffalo in 1991. He earned his bachelor’s in Psychology from Colgate University in 1986. Additionally, he completed the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Institute for Management and Leadership in Education.

The responsibilities of a provost vary at colleges. At SUNY Canton, the provost oversees the academic deans and faculty members, and is the senior-most academic administrator other than the president.

Karen M. Spellacy most recently held the provost position on an interim basis. She will be reassuming her duties as a professor of economics.

 

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as 10 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

SUNY Canton Police Academy Finishes 20th Year With 23 New Graduates

Friday, June 12th, 2015

The David Sullivan-St. Lawrence County Law Enforcement Academy completed its 20th year of operation by saluting 23 newly trained law enforcement professionals. More than half of those graduates were sworn in as officers for area police departments.

“Cadets complete 21 weeks of intensive and rigorous instruction,” noted Academy Director Albert R. “Sonny” Duquette. “We constantly update and revise our training sessions, so every year graduates are more than prepared to start their careers.”

The 2015 graduating class of the David Sullivan-St. Lawrence County Law Enforcement Academy stands with Academy Director Albert R. “Sonny” Duquette.

The 2015 graduating class of the David Sullivan-St. Lawrence County Law Enforcement Academy stands with Academy Director Albert R. “Sonny” Duquette.

In addition to the traditional Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Vehicle Operation and Defensive Tactics courses, cadets are now taught to administer Narcan, a lifesaving drug used to counteract opioid overdose.

The academy recently held a graduation ceremony for this year’s class. Cadets are recognized for either completing the pre-employment training or are sworn in as officers of their respective sponsoring agencies. Among the officers and graduates in this year’s class were:

  • Dylan T. Barringer completed the pre-employment training.
  • Nicholas C. Belile was sworn in as an officer of the Norfolk Police Department.
  • Kyle J. Blackmer was sworn in as an officer of the Ogdensburg Police Department. Blackmer received an award for best overall physical fitness.
  • Jose Colon was sworn in as an officer of the Norfolk Police Department.
  • Seth D. Donalis completed the pre-employment training. Donalis received an award for emergency vehicle operations.
  • Aaron C. Emerson completed the pre-employment training.
  • Travis N. Farmer was sworn in as an officer of the Saranac Lake Police Department. Farmer received an award for best overall academics.
  • Tyler R. Greene completed the pre-employment training.
  • John R. Harriman completed the pre-employment training.
  • Sarah J. Hinrichsen completed the pre-employment training.
  • Brandon A. Huckle was sworn in as an officer of the Norwood Police Department. Huckle received a marksmanship award.
  • Travis M. Labar was sworn in as an officer of the Norfolk Police Department.
  • Holly M. Lyndaker was sworn in as a deputy of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.
  • Brooke A. Massia completed the pre-employment training.
  • Peter K. Mueller completed the pre-employment training.
  • Gregory T. Pecore was sworn in as an officer of the Malone Police Department.
  • Jay M. Peets was sworn in as an officer of the Tupper Lake Police Department. Peets received the academy director’s 110 percent award.
  • Marc R. Plante was sworn in as an officer of the Norwood Police Department.
  • Michael B. Roman completed the pre-employment training.
  • John J. Smith was sworn in as an officer of the Gouverneur Police Department. Smith received an award for arrest techniques and defensive tactics. He also won the David Sullivan best overall cadet award.
  • Codie B. Southworth completed the pre-employment training.
  • Nathan E. Stark completed the pre-employment training.
  • Kailyn Walker-Law was sworn in as an officer of the Norwood Police Department.

Of the pre-employment graduates, seven were SUNY Canton alumni.

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as 10 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

Camp Invention Returns to SUNY Canton

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Children can explore the connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation at this year’s Camp Invention.

The day camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with weeklong sessions beginning July 20 and July 27 in the college’s Richard W. Miller Campus Center.

camp-invention

During week one, children will build and modify their own freestyle-racing cart. Additionally, students will learn about prototypes and how to create a live representation of a video game using found objects. During week two, students will construct their own motorized creatures and explore alternative energy. Hands-on activities will help students study the connection between mathematics, patterns and relationships.

Camp Invention is intended for students entering grades 1-6. It offers innovative sessions that are taught by certified teachers. All sessions use teamwork and subject immersion to enhance each student’s appreciation for discovery.

The program is $220 each week per student. Families enrolling two children receive $25 off per child. Families registering three or more children will save $50 per child. Special rates are available for children of SUNY Canton employees.

Parents can register their children online at www.campinvention.org, or by calling 1-800-968-4322. For more information contact April Barnes at abarnes@potsdam.k12.ny.us.

 

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as 10 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

SUNY Canton Recognized for Remodeling Student Residence Halls

Friday, June 12th, 2015

The magazine Learning By Design recently recognized SUNY Canton with a 2015 Outstanding Project award for its residence hall renovation project.

The college was commended for its adaptive reuse of its existing facilities. The roofs, walls and exterior doors of 4 dormitories were completely replaced, but the structures retained their overall design. The entryways were remodeled to match the nearby academic buildings.

A high dynamic range image showing some of the renovations to the exterior of SUNY Canton’s Heritage Hall. The entryways were revamped and the roof and roof tiles were replaced on all four of the college’s original residence halls.

A high dynamic range image showing some of the renovations to the exterior of SUNY Canton’s Heritage Hall. The entryways were revamped and the roof and roof tiles were replaced on all four of the college’s original residence halls.

The architectural team at C&S Engineers, Inc. chose multicolored synthetic slate shingles made by DaVinci Roofscapes to replace the residences’ drab cement-tile roofs. The application was so successful that DaVinci featured SUNY Canton’s residence halls on their website to showcase their product.

Built in 1968, the four residence halls accommodate approximately 850 students. Each building is approximately 600,000 square feet and separated into three wings that vary between three and four stories in height.

SUNY Canton was recognized for renovating its residences while maintaining the original unique structure of the buildings. Pictured is the rear side of Smith Hall, shot using high dynamic range imaging to highlight the new roof tiles.

SUNY Canton was recognized for renovating its residences while maintaining the original unique structure of the buildings. Pictured is the rear side of Smith Hall, shot using high dynamic range imaging to highlight the new roof tiles.

The college completed its newest residence hall, Grasse River Suites, in 2011. It was recently renamed Kennedy Hall, and offers students single occupancy rooms in an apartment-style setting. Combined, the buildings offer several options to best-fit students’ housing needs.

In 2013, Learning By Design named SUNY Canton a recipient of an Honorable Mention award for its footbridges. The two timber-framed covered walkways serve as safe, short paths between campus and downtown Canton. Originally installed in the 1960s, the iconic bridges are specific to SUNY Canton and resemble the college’s connection with the community.

An aerial shot of the campus shows two of the SUNY Canton residence halls that underwent extensive renovations.

An aerial shot of the campus shows two of the SUNY Canton residence halls that underwent extensive renovations.

Learning By Design recognizes the nation’s most distinguished architectural organizations twice a year. The award-winning magazine showcases companies that exhibit innovation excellence and facilitate optimal learning environments.

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as 10 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

Two SUNY Canton Buildings Named for Former College Leaders

Monday, June 8th, 2015

SUNY Canton has renamed two buildings in honor its former presidents during its Alumni Weekend celebration. The Faculty Office Building was renamed for President Emeritus Earl W. MacArthur, and the Grasse River Suites was named after retired President Joseph L. Kennedy.

Kennedy, Szafran, MacArthur

Retired President Joseph L. Kennedy, current President Zvi Szafran and President Emeritus Earl W. MacArthur pose in front of the newly named MacArthur Hall, formerly known as the Faculty Office Building.

MacArthur Hall and Kennedy Hall will stand alongside Wicks Hall, Nevaldine Hall, Payson Hall and Cook Hall, which were all named after the most famous educators and administrators in the college’s history.

“Dr. MacArthur implemented the first set of formal building dedications on this campus,” SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran said. “We are continuing his legacy of naming buildings after key individuals.”

Joyce MacArthur and President Emeritus Earl W. MacArthur pose in front of a new plaque signifying the MacArthur Hall milestone.

Joyce and President Emeritus Earl W. MacArthur pose in front of a new plaque honoring their twenty years of service to the College.

MacArthur was president from 1972 to 1992. During his time at the college, he established the Canton College Foundation, which helps provide scholarships for students and financial support for faculty initiatives. He set new enrollment records when the college added nearly 1,000 students during his first four years as President. He was an advocate for the Educational Opportunity Program, which helped SUNY Canton continue its mission of access for all students. He also championed computer literacy and created one of the very first academic computing and word processing centers in the SUNY system.

“Whatever I achieved was because of the team that I worked with,” MacArthur humbly said. “I worked with a great group of administrators and outstanding faculty.”

He received the college’s Distinguished Citizen Award in 2005 and received an honorary doctorate from Clarkson University. He and his wife Joyce were inducted into the SUNY Canton Hall of Fame in 2011 for the continuing contributions to the college and community.

Retired President Joseph L. Kennedy poses with family in front of the newly named Kennedy Hall.

Retired President Joseph L. Kennedy poses with family in front of the newly named Kennedy Hall.

Kennedy was President from 1993 to 2013. He also grew the college’s student enrollment, which doubled during his tenure. Among his numerous accomplishments, he added four-year programs to the college’s strong selection of two-year and certificate offerings. In fact, all of SUNY Canton’s bachelor’s degrees were created through his leadership. Kennedy orchestrated and endorsed online academic offerings, and the college became one of the largest online programs in the SUNY System.

“Among his other accomplishments, Dr. Kennedy helped bring college courses to high school students,” Szafran added. “First face-to-face and then online.”

Kennedy also helped fuel growth in the college’s athletic program, which expanded from a two-year to a four-year conference, became a provisional member of the NCAA and added five new sports. Alongside the growth, the college adopted the Kangaroo as its athletic name and mascot.

“It was an honor for me to serve as the president of SUNY Canton,” Kennedy said. “It was exciting, always challenging and almost always fun.”

three-presidents

Current President Zvi Szafran, Retired President Joseph L. Kennedy, and President Emeritus Earl W. MacArthur

Kennedy worked with the SUNY Canton foundation and alumni association to construct the suite-style living complex, which opened in 2011. The former president also oversaw the completion of the Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center that same year.

 

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as 10 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

SUNY Canton Hosts ‘Edge on Science’ Stargazing, Bridge and Rocket Opportunities

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Students building a bridge

SUNY Canton will be hosting a science enthusiast who will help children explore astronomy, bridge design and rockets.

Edge on Science will be holding a stargazing session from 7 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, on the field in front of SUNY Canton near the water tower. The event is free and open to the public.

Additionally, the same organization will be offering bridge building camp July 6 to 10 and summer rocket camp from. July 13 to 17. Each camp will run daily from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The programs are designed for children ages 10 to 14. Camp Director John Aviste said middle school children are exactly the right age to take an interest in science and technology.

“I really enjoy offering students an immersive experience,” Aviste said. “SUNY Canton is a great place to hold camp because the college already has a focus on hands-on learning.”

The bridge building camp allows students the opportunity to engineer and build a model bridge. At the rocket camp, students build and test their own rockets.

The camps include hands-on activities and real-life challenges. Each camp emphasizes teamwork, creativity and imaginative thinking. On the fifth and final day of the rocket camp, family and friends are welcome to come and watch a rocket launch.

Student launching a rocket

Both camps are limited to 14 children. Parents can register their child online at edgeonscience.com. The cost is $260 per student for each camp.

For more information, call Aviste at (315) 773-5673 or email info@edgeonscience.com.

 

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as 10 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.