Consul General of Germany to Visit SUNY Canton, April 12

WagenerGerman Consul General Brita Wagener will be discussing recent developments in transatlantic relations at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in Payson Hall Room 219 at SUNY Canton. The event is free and open to the public and a reception will follow the presentation.

“We are hosting the Honorable Brita Wagener as part of our ongoing international learning opportunities,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. “We extend a special invitation to our area businesses and elected officials to join us for the program.”

Before assuming her duties as the consul general in the U.S., Wagener served as German ambassador to Iraq, the consul general in Istanbul, as commissioner for German personnel in international organizations at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, among other high-ranking international positions. Prior to those posts, she held various positions for the German Federal Foreign Office. Wagener studied law at both the University of Bonn and at the University of Hamburg.


About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service and recently received number one rankings in library resources, library services and tutoring services in the SUNY Student Opinion Survey. The college’s 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 15 athletic teams compete as members of the NCAA Division III.

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