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Support SUNY Canton on Giving Tuesday

Monday, November 28th, 2016

The Canton College Foundation is joining the Giving Tuesday movement by celebrating donors and asking for new contributions to the Canton Fund.

Halford Hall

The college is adorning all of the places on campus with golden ribbons that were named for or sponsored by SUNY Canton patrons for Giving Tuesday. Pictured are Halford Hall, named in honor of 1949 Alumnus John L. Halford, Sr., and the statue of Former Men’s Hockey Coach Terry Martin outside of the Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center.

“Thanks to past support, this year we’ve awarded more than $460,000 in scholarships to 291 students,” noted Anne M. Sibley, vice president for advancement. “Faculty, staff and students are receiving almost $50,000 for special projects and professional development. We want to thank everyone who makes this possible.”

Terry Martin StatueIn celebration of Giving Tuesday, the College Foundation will be hanging bright gold bows on buildings and areas that were named for, or substantially improved by, charitable benefactors. Faculty and staff members who donate to the college will be personally thanked throughout the day.

“The Canton Fund has a positive impact across the campus,” Sibley said. “We are encouraging everyone to join us during this national celebration of generosity.”

The Canton College Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that supports the educational mission of SUNY Canton. Donations to the Canton Fund directly support scholarships, campus enhancement awards, faculty and staff grants and alumni activities.

To make a gift, contact the Canton College Foundation by phone (315) 386-7127 or email

Spring Campaign Raises $30,000 for Canton College Foundation

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

The SUNY Canton College Foundation has raised a total of $30,000 during the first “Spring Ahead and Give Back” campaign, which ran from April 1 to June 30.

Money raised will benefit the Canton Fund, formerly known as the Annual Fund, which supports scholarships, campus enhancements, faculty and staff grants, alumni activities and more.

Scholarship Luncheon and Classroom

“The Canton Fund helps us maintain and develop the excellent college experience at SUNY Canton,” said Keith Rosser, acting vice president for advancement. “Contributions help bridge a critical gap between state funding and the rising cost of education.”

Rosser added that it is due to the generosity of alumni and friends of the college during this campaign that SUNY Canton will be able to offer scholarships, grants and quality academic programs to current and incoming students.

Woodcock Centennial Clock, Scholarships and Classroom

“It is great to see such widespread participation from not just alumni, but faculty, staff, parents and community members,” he said.

For any inquiries about contributing to the Canton Fund, please call the Canton College Foundation at (315) 386-7127 or donate online at


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.