Archive for May, 2016

SUNY Canton Selects Thomas Coakley as 2016 Distinguished Citizen

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Thomas CoakleyA longtime benefactor and advisor to SUNY Canton has received SUNY Canton’s Distinguished Citizen Award.

Thomas F. Coakley was chosen for his 35 years of service on the Canton College Foundation Board of Directors, where he served as chair from 1988 to 1996 and treasurer from 2013 to 2016. During that time, he and his family have been generous donors to SUNY Canton and most recently made a substantial gift to the Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center.

“Not only has Tom been an ardent supporter and advocate for SUNY Canton, he has also shared his leadership skills and financial knowledge with a number of other community organizations, including Canton-Potsdam Hospital and the boards of both Canton and St. Lawrence County chambers of commerce,” said President Zvi Szafran. “His longstanding dedication to the well-being of the North Country has earned the respect of our entire community.”

A Canton native, Coakley earned his bachelor’s degree from Brown University and subsequently served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. After being wounded in battle, he returned to earn his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

College Council Chair Ronald M. O'Neill presents Thomas Coakley with the Distinguished Citizen Award

College Council Chair Ronald M. O’Neill presents Thomas F. Coakley with the SUNY Canton Distinguished Citizen Award

He joined St. Lawrence University in 1982 as a visiting lecturer in economics and rose to the rank of vice president for administrative operations where he oversaw major campus enhancements and became a leader in improving town-gown relationships. In honor of his contributions, St. Lawrence University established the Thomas F. Coakley Distinguished Service Award for employees who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the university.

He and his wife, Nellie, a former Army nurse who also served in Vietnam, advocate on behalf of the physically disabled through their work with the Amputee Coalition and the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics and Pedorthics.

Coakley is a previous recipient of the Canton College Foundation’s Community Leadership Award and was inducted into the SUNY Canton Hall of Fame in 2013.

 

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.

SUNY Canton Jump Start Program Launches July 25

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

SUNY CantonMore than 50 students will start college early this year at SUNY Canton.

The college will be holding its Jump Start residential program to help students as they transition from high school to college beginning July 25, approximately five weeks before the start of the Fall 2016 semester.

“Jump Start helps strengthen students’ English, writing and math skills and has a special segment targeting financial literacy,” said Molly A. Mott, dean of academic support services. “It is designed to create a sense of belonging and community for students through a highly structured routine of morning physical activities, group meals and even study sessions.”

The program was funded through a $575,000 grant from SUNY’s Investment and Performance Fund, which helps support the goal of boosting the number of degrees awarded annually statewide to 150,000 by 2020. Other than a $105 deposit, which will be applied toward the semester’s fees, the program is offered free of charge to deserving students.

Students will begin the classes in one of the college’s more than 40 applied learning programs after successfully completing the program.

“By the end of the five week program students will be better prepared for classes, in stronger physical condition, and will have a group of friends who can help support each other throughout college,” said Melissa Evans, SUNY Canton’s director of admissions.

For more information about the program, contact the college’s Office of Admissions, by phone, (315) 386-7123 or email admissions@canton.edu.

 

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.

SUNY Canton Staff Member Receives Prestigious Award

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

An administrative professional who has worked at the college for more than 38 years has been chosen as the recipient of the 2016 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Classified Service.

Janet E. Livingston, a secretary 2 in the office of the Dean of Academic Support Services and Instructional Technologies, was presented with the award at the college’s annual Recognition Day ceremony May 13.

Janet-Livingston

Established in 2008, the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Classified Service rewards exceptional achievements and superior performance. Livingston is the first SUNY Canton employee to receive this honor.

She began her career at SUNY Canton as a stenographer in the Word Processing Center in 1977 and was promoted several times while working for Residence Life and Student Affairs. Her responsibilities in the Office of the Dean of Academic Support Services and Instructional Technologies include organizing the college’s academic recovery effort, which is critical to student retention.

“Janet understands student challenges and provides exceptional customer service to those who may be struggling academically,” said President Zvi Szafran. “She offers guidance and support to help them work through stressful situations.”

Szafran also noted that Livingston has regularly gone above and beyond the scope of her duties during the course of her career, most notably during a recent leadership transition where she supported two divisions. She is a member of the college’s Emergency Communications Team and volunteers her time to assist students with their transition from high school to college, particularly during new student orientation events.

“Above all, Janet is a strong student advocate and passionate supporter of student success,” Szafran added. “She uses her incredible knowledge about the college to help students complete whatever process they are seeking to navigate.”

 

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.

SUNY Canton College Council Announces 2016 Award Winners

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

The SUNY Canton College Council recently presented two awards that recognize outstanding professional achievements and dedication to the college.

Director of Institutional Research Sarah E. Todd received the 2016 Excellence in College Service Award, and Secretary I Aimee E. Felt received the 2016 Employee Recognition Award. The council selects both winners after reviewing nominations from the entire campus community.

The Excellence in College Service Award is given annually to a member of the non-teaching professional staff for exceptional performance, professional ability and university service.

Todd, who began working at SUNY Canton in 2011, was recognized for playing a central role in helping the college’s leadership make informed decisions through her work to gather and report data. Her expertise has been instrumental in assisting with a number of initiatives, including SUNY Canton’s reaccreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in 2013 and the development of a strategic enrollment management plan.

Sarah Todd

“Sarah’s hard work, dedication, and commitment to personal and professional growth have helped SUNY Canton improve in ways that are critical to student success,” said President Zvi Szafran.

The Employee Recognition Award is given annually to a member of the college’s classified staff in recognition of outstanding service through performance and continued growth.

Felt was nominated for her administrative support to the School of Business and Liberal Arts. Colleagues and students praised her professionalism and exceptional customer service skills, noting her helpful and collegial demeanor. She has also demonstrated a desire to take on new challenges, including an adjunct teaching position.

Aimee Felt

“Aimee’s exceptional insight, judgment and ability to adapt readily to a changing working environment are just a few reasons why we are honoring her with this award,” said Szafran.

In addition to her professional responsibilities, Felt was also recognized for her involvement in a number of community service endeavors, including a campus food drive and an awareness campaign about sexual assault.

Both awards were presented at the college’s annual Recognition Day ceremony May 13.

 

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.

Two SUNY Canton Faculty Members Win Meritorious Service Awards

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran selected two faculty members as the recipients of the 2016 Meritorious Service Award.

Elizabeth A. Brown, an associate professor who teaches in the Criminal Investigation program, and Janet Parcell-Mitchell, an assistant professor who teaches in the Health and Fitness Promotion program, both received their awards at the college’s recent Recognition Day Ceremony.

Pictured are SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran and Associate Professor Elizabeth A. Brown. Brown was one of the recipient’s of the President’s Meritorious Service Award this year.

Pictured are SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran and Associate Professor Elizabeth A. Brown. Brown was one of the recipient’s of the President’s Meritorious Service Award this year.

Brown was selected for her commitment to enriching the academic experience for students. She is the curriculum coordinator for the Criminal Investigation program, chair of the Strategic Planning Committee and the faculty athletic representative at the college. She also is the outgoing presiding officer of the faculty assembly, or the governing body for SUNY Canton academics.

“Liz has been invaluable to the college, and is someone who is highly respected for their diplomacy and willingness to make sure every voice is heard,” Szafran said. “In addition to her service, teaching requirements, and advising duties, she has completed her doctorate and published a book, which has become a popular teaching aid in her field.”

Parcell-Mitchell was recognized for the growth in the Health and Fitness Promotion program, which has more than tripled in size since she began her faculty appointment. Szafran also noted that she has helped employees and the community become healthier through the college’s Roo Watcher’s weight loss program and student-led exercise sessions.

SUNY Canton Assistant Professor Janet Parcell-Mitchell receives her Meritorious Service Award from College President Zvi Szafran.

SUNY Canton Assistant Professor Janet Parcell-Mitchell receives her Meritorious Service Award from College President Zvi Szafran.

“Janet volunteers to do whatever it takes to improve this campus for students, faculty and staff,” Szafran said. “She is truly an unsung hero on our campus as she takes on additional duties and works to provide the best education and service possible.”

The President’s Meritorious Service award is bestowed annually to members of the college’s faculty or staff who have performed significantly above and beyond normal job expectations. It is given at the discretion of the president and is widely considered one of the top honors at SUNY Canton.

 

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.

SUNY Canton Graduates Nearly 900 Students at 108th Commencement

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

The SUNY Canton class of 2016 was honored at the college’s 108th Commencement Ceremony held Saturday, May 7, in the Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center.

SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran, Ph.D., congratulated the nearly 900 graduates on their hard work and dedication.

SUNY Canton Interim Dean Kenneth A. Erickson of the School of Science Health and Criminal Justice shakes hands with Steven J. Bueno of Yonkers. Bueno was one of about 900 students who were eligible to graduate this year.

SUNY Canton Interim Dean Kenneth A. Erickson of the School of Science Health and Criminal Justice shakes hands with Steven J. Bueno of Yonkers. Bueno was one of about 900 students who were eligible to graduate this year.

“I am extremely proud of you as you achieve this major goal in your lives,” he said. “I know that as you move forward in life, you’ll be able to accomplish many great things, as have the many alumni from SUNY Canton who have preceded you.”

Alumnus John G. Duken, class of 1981, delivered the keynote speech and talked about the importance of hard work and preparation as they begin their careers.

“Luck is found at the crossroads of preparation and opportunity,” he said.

SUNY Canton Alumnus John G. Duken, class of 1981, delivered the keynote speech at Commencement 2016. Duken is a former top executive with Dick’s Sporting Goods.

SUNY Canton Alumnus John G. Duken, class of 1981, delivered the keynote speech at Commencement 2016. Duken is a former top executive with Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Duken is a former top executive with Dick’s Sporting Goods and helped lead the multi-billion dollar company during a remarkable period of growth from 1999 until his retirement in 2014. He earned his Associate Degree in Accounting at SUNY Canton prior to attending the University of Southern California.

The Student Government Association President and David R. Maynard Student Activities Award winner Khaina Solomon also congratulated her fellow graduates on their achievements and advised them to continue to learn from their accomplishments and mistakes. Solomon is from Brooklyn and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Management.

SUNY Canton Alumni Association President Kelly Obermayer (class of 1979) gives Sarah M. Ray a special medallion at the college’s Commencement Ceremony. Ray is a graduate of the Veterinary Technology program and the college’s Outstanding Graduate at the Bachelor’s degree level.

SUNY Canton Alumni Association President Kelly Obermayer (class of 1979) gives Sarah M. Ray a special medallion at the college’s Commencement Ceremony. Ray is a graduate of the Veterinary Technology program and the college’s Outstanding Graduate at the Bachelor’s degree level.

Several other students were recognized at the ceremony, including:

  • Veterinary Technology major Sarah M. Ray from New Windsor, who earned the Outstanding Baccalaureate Graduate Award.
  • Criminal Justice major Kaitlyn N. Tibbetts from Farmingville, who earned the Outstanding Associate Graduate Award.

A special medallion was presented to all graduates on behalf of the SUNY Canton Alumni Association.

The top six bachelor’s degrees awarded, in order of popularity, were Management, Nursing, Criminal Investigation, Sports Management, Veterinary Technology.

The top five associate degrees awarded, in order of popularity were Nursing, Criminal Justice, Veterinary Technology, Liberal Arts and Business Administration.

 

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.

Kaitlyn Tibbetts Earns SUNY Canton’s Outstanding Graduate Award

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

TibbettsKaitlyn N. Tibbetts of Farmingville was named SUNY Canton’s Outstanding Graduate for the class of 2016.

Tibbetts is graduating with her Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and has dedicated much of her free time to volunteering on campus and in the community while earning her degree.

Her leadership experience includes positions as vice president of the American Criminal Justice Association, senator for the Criminal Justice Student Association, treasurer of the Residence Hall Association, and secretary of the SUNY Canton Emergency Medical Service (EMS) squad. She is also a volunteer firefighter with Canton Fire and Rescue.

“As one of the founding members of SUNY Canton’s on-campus EMS program, we have relied on Kaitlyn to help get our organization off the ground,” said EMS Advisor Richard J. Mattimore. “She is incredibly mature and has proven to be a great asset.”

She has also volunteered at campus fundraising events, such as the Buddy Walk, the Alzheimer’s Walk, and the Nicole Fleury Run. She has earned both Dean’s List and President’s List honors while fulfilling her work obligations as an assistant in the Athletics Department, a note taker for the Office of Accommodative Services and a Resident Assistant in Kennedy Hall.

Tibbetts plans to continue her studies at SUNY Canton in the four-year Criminal Investigation program.

 

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.

SUNY Canton Announces Outstanding Graduate Sarah M. Ray

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Sarah RayA SUNY Canton student Veterinary Technology graduate will be receiving the college’s Outstanding Graduate Award at the college’s 108th Commencement this weekend.

Sarah M. Ray of New Windsor is being recognized for her community service endeavors, academic achievements and leadership abilities. As a graduate of the Veterinary Technology program and member of the student Veterinary Technology Association, she has volunteered at animal shelters in the North Country and in her hometown.

She has been both a member and President of SUNY Canton’s Habitat for Humanity student chapter and has helped build homes for families in need in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Delray Beach, Fla.

“Sarah has played an integral part in the alternative spring break trips,” said Grants Coordinator and former Habitat for Humanity chapter advisor JoAnne M. Fassinger. “She also has superior organizational skills, which are evidenced through her coordination of several bottle and can drives that raised funds to cover travel expenses for the students.”

Ray is the Secretary of the Tau Phi Zeta honor society and was named to the SUNY Canton President’s List every semester. She works as a peer tutor in the Office of Accommodative Services and the Math and Science Tutoring Center. She previously earned an Associate Degree in Veterinary Science Technology from SUNY Canton and is a licensed veterinary technician. Following graduation, she plans to continue her education at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

 

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.

SUNY Canton Fraternity Gives Back Through Community Service

Friday, May 6th, 2016

The brothers of Alpha Omega Chi fraternity at SUNY Canton have helped St. Mary’s Church in Canton with various maintenance projects during the past year. They have collectively spent more than 60 hours helping with lawn and facility cleanup efforts.

According to Paul J. Schrems, St. Mary’s pastoral associate for administration, the fraternity has pitched in on numerous occasions to help their limited staff with labor-intensive maintenance tasks.

Pictured from left to right are St. Mary’s Pastoral Associate Paul Schrems, Matheus Righi, Christopher Fayer, Ben Amatucci, Ryan DeRosa, Andrew Harris, Jobany Calderon, Trevon Robertson, Brendan Leahey, Bobby Simmons, Chapter President Dylan Brenno, Kieran McNamee and Connor McAdam.

Pictured from left to right are St. Mary’s Pastoral Associate Paul Schrems, Matheus Righi, Christopher Fayer, Ben Amatucci, Ryan DeRosa, Andrew Harris, Jobany Calderon, Trevon Robertson, Brendan Leahey, Bobby Simmons, Chapter President Dylan Brenno, Kieran McNamee and Connor McAdam.

“Their commendable efforts belie the assumption that today’s students are only concerned with themselves,” he said. “They are certainly doing their part to bridge the town-gown divide and are a credit to SUNY Canton.”

Fraternity Chapter President Dylan Brenno said the brothers are always willing to help local organizations in any way they can.

“I continue to be impressed by Alpha Omega Chi’s willingness to assist our friends in the community,” said SUNY Canton Greek Life and Community Relations Coordinator Amanda L. Deckert. “I am always able to call them with any request, and they are enthusiastic and eager to help.”

 

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 14 athletic teams compete as members of the NCAA Division III.

SUNY Chancellor’s Award Winners Honored at SUNY Canton Commencement

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

SUNY Canton will be honoring four faculty and staff members alongside nearly 900 graduates at its 108th Commencement Ceremony.

Commencement will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at SUNY Canton’s Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center.

Among those receiving special recognition this year are:

  • Michelle CurrierMichelle L. Currier, director of library services, received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service for helping to transform Southworth Library Learning Commons into one of the best libraries in the SUNY System. Among other improvements, Currier has increased the library’s technology offerings by adding iPads, expanding the electronic textbook collection and increasing the number of circulating laptops. She has engaged students through the use of platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and SoundCloud. Currier has also met student requests for expanded library hours on weekends and 24-hour availability during midterms and finals. As a result of improved customer service, the library won the prestigious Joseph F. Shubert Excellence Award from the New York State Regents Advisory Council on Libraries, in addition to becoming the highest-ranked library as determined by students in the SUNY-wide student opinion survey.
  • William JonesAssociate Professor William T. Jones, J.D., received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. Jones teaches in the Business Administration and Legal Studies programs and is also the chair of the Business Department. He has become one of the college’s top advocates for Native American students. He helped orchestrate the first-ever round table discussion with members of the Six Nations tribes to help envision and guide the creation of a Haudenosaunee University. He is the faculty advisor for the new Native American Student Association and the men’s soccer team. Jones’ educational and professional careers have been built on public service. Prior to joining SUNY Canton, he held faculty positions at SUNY Oswego, was a law enforcement officer with the Sackets Harbor Police Department, was a New York State certified police instructor and a corrections officer.
  • Umesh KumarAssistant Professor Umesh Kumar received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities for his role as a collaborative scholar. Kumar teaches in the Finance program and recently advocated for and assisted with the design of the college’s Business Learning Center, which employs new technology to help students analyze stock market data in real time. He’s held in high regard for helping students develop a comprehensive understanding of the financial industry. He also led the creation of the Investment Club, which has allowed more than 600 students to gain real-world investing experience. He has won four awards from the Academy of Business Research with collaborator Brian K. Harte, Ph.D. Together, they have presented research related to retirement investing and the financial implications of corporate crime. His work has also been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including Climate and Development, the Journal of Future Markets, and the Global Finance Journal.
  • Di ParaProfessor Diane J. Para, Ph.D., received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. In addition to her faculty position, Para is the director of the Sports Management and Health and Fitness Promotion programs. She was nominated by her peers for this award for enriching athletic and academic experience for students during her 27-year career at the college. Prior to her academic career, Para served as the college’s athletic director and helped lead the transition from a two to a four-year athletic program. She was a member of the design team for the college’s Roos House Convocation, Athletic, and Recreation Center and was instrumental in advocating for facility improvements such as a new turf field, baseball field and softball field. She earned the SUNY Canton President’s Meritorious Service Award in 2007.

For more information about SUNY Canton’s Commencement, visit www.canton.edu/commencement.

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.