Posts Tagged ‘Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series’

CEO of C&S Companies Speaks at SUNY Canton, March 21

Monday, March 14th, 2016

trimbleJohn Trimble, the President and CEO of C&S Companies in Syracuse, will be the next featured speaker in SUNY Canton’s Leadership Lecture Series.

Trimble will be presenting at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, in Richard W. Miller Campus Center Room 218. All of the Leadership Lecture Series presentations are free and open to the public.

SUNY Canton has a well-established connection with Trimble and C&S Companies. The engineering, architecture, planning and construction service provider was responsible for consulting and other services for the college’s new footbridges, the renovation of the college’s four original residence halls, as well as the Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center.

“In addition to being active advisors for several of our programs, C&S has hired many of our alumni,” said Michael J. Newtown, interim dean of the Canino School of Engineering Technology. “Mr. Trimble is sure to start a great conversation on how to start and advance a career in the engineering technology fields.”

Trimble began his career with C&S in 1990. He is responsible for overseeing all of the company’s design and construction projects and staff. He has also served as the company’s vice president, managed the industrial facilities design group, worked as a general manager for the construction management group, and was a design engineer in the transportation design group, among other positions.

He’s a professional engineer and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (commonly known as LEED) accredited professional.

About C&S Companies

Founded in 1968, C&S Companies has an annual revenue exceeding $100 million and employs more than 450 professional staff. The company’s main service areas are centered on facilities, aviation, surface transportation, environmental, site development, technology solutions, land use and market strategies, construction & program management, and construction services. C&S primarily serves local, state, and federal governments; industry and manufacturing; and private businesses.

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.

CEO of Nicholville Telephone Co. Speaks at Feb. 25 Lecture Series

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

DzwonczykThe latest installment of SUNY Canton’s Leadership Lecture Series highlights an entrepreneur who transitioned from Silicon Valley to St. Lawrence County.

Mark Dzwonczyk, the President and CEO of Nicholville Telephone Company, will be speaking about his experiences at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Richard W. Miller Campus Center Room 212. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Similar to the classic start-up story of Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, the legendary creators of Apple, Dzwonczyk built his first start-up company in a garage. He expanded the company into a leading VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) product design business with operations in both the U.S. and China.

Dzwonczyk moved to the North County to join the Board of Nicholville Telephone Company in 2011, and became its CEO later that year. His leadership brought a cultural change to the business that enabled an increase in subscriptions and recognition as a leading regional broadband company.

Nicholville Telephone Company is the parent company of Slic Network Solutions. The company has been heralded for providing high-speed Internet access to rural communities where it previously was not available.

He has been described as a recognized expert in telecom networks and technology. He’s also a Clarkson University Trustee and wholly committed to regional economic development.

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.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital President to Present at SUNY Canton

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

David AckerThe President and CEO of Canton-Potsdam Hospital and the St. Lawrence Health System will be presenting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in SUNY Canton’s Woodcock Conference Suites room 212. The event is free and open to the public.

David B. Acker, J.D., is the latest area business leader to join the college’s ongoing Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series. He will be sharing his career path beyond college and imparting his strategies for success in the healthcare industry.

Acker is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a former chairman of the American Hospital Association Governing Council for Small and Rural Hospitals. He was also the chairman of the Education Committee of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council and has numerous other outstanding professional credentials.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a leading healthcare provider and a part of the St. Lawrence Health System (SLHS). In addition to operating the two main hospital campuses in Potsdam and Gouverneur, SLHS also operates extension outpatient facilities in Antwerp, Gouverneur, DeKalb Junction, Edwards, Canton, Colton, Potsdam, Norwood, Norfolk, Brasher Falls, and Massena. It has 130 full-time medical staff members, 1,350 employees and is a major area employer for SUNY Canton alumni.

 

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.

Excellence In Leadership Lecture Series Features Corning Executive, Sept. 1

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

logo-lectureAn executive from Corning Inc. will be speaking to SUNY Canton students who want to become business leaders.

The Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series will be hosting a presentation by Margaret A. DiFabio, Corning’s Canton division manufacturing director, from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, in Richard W. Miller Campus Center Room 212. The event is free and open to students.

DiFabio will be discussing the challenges and opportunities that came with her career path beyond college. She received her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and her Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University. She joined Corning in 1986 and has worked in a variety of positions with company.

 

CorningAbout Corning, Inc.

For more than 160 years, Corning Inc. has been one of the leading innovators in material science, specialty glass, ceramics and optical physics. Its net sales exceed $10 billion and the company employs approximately 35,000 people worldwide. In Canton, the company manufactures specialized glass products for the aerospace industry.