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SUNY Canton Hosts Disability Awareness Training April 3

Monday, March 27th, 2017

SUNY Canton will be hosting a nationally recognized training for those who may encounter emergencies involving individuals with autism or other disabilities.

Niagara University’s Law Enforcement Disability Awareness Training will be available for two sessions on April 3 in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater.

  • The first session will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and is specifically for college faculty, staff and community members
  • The second session will run from 1 to 5 p.m. and is designed for law enforcement personnel.

“Autism Spectrum Disorder affects one in 68 children,” noted SUNY Canton University Police Chief Alan P. Mulkin. “The need to ensure accurate and appropriate response is critical for police and educators alike.”

The chief noted that this training is part of the Basic Course for Police Officers, or the first section of SUNY Canton’s police academy training.

This training is sponsored by the SUNY Canton Center for Diversity and Inclusion, St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House and the David Sullivan-St. Lawrence County Law Enforcement Academy.

 

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 13 exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 15 athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division III level and are conference members of the newly formed American Collegiate Athletic Association.

SUNY’s Got Your Back in Canton

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Tajahre N. Gray, a SUNY Canton Health Care Management major from Syracuse, helps prepare comfort bags for the Renewal House in Canton.

SUNY Canton joined a State University of New York-wide effort to assemble and distribute comfort kits for survivors of sexual assault and interpersonal violence. Earlier this week Amanda D. Rowley, Title IX coordinator, Farren C. Lobdell, health educator and wellness coordinator, and Amanda L. Deckert, director of Greek life, helped students assemble 25 backpacks for children utilizing St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House services in Canton. Each bag contained coloring books, toys, toiletries, stuffed animals and snacks.

“We reached out to the campus community for donations, and we received much more than what we needed to fill the bags,” Rowley said. “We gave the remainder of the toys and any cash we received to Renewal House to supplement the backpacks.”

The college has a relationship with Renewal House, and holds fundraisers on campus, including Denim Day, a day in April  when faculty and staff contribute donations for the privilege of wearing jeans to work.

A group of dedicated SUNY Canton volunteers helped package donations into backpacks and deliver them to Renewal House in Canton as part of “SUNY’s Got Your Back.” Pictured are (l to r): Amanda L. Deckert, director of Greek life; Christopher E. Simms, a Veterinary Services Management major from Rochester; Jobany Calderone, a Homeland Security major from New Windsor; Amanda D. Rowley, Title IX coordinator, Ryan DeRosa, a Criminal Investigation major from Canton; Tajahre N. Gray, a SUNY Canton Health Care Management major from Syracuse; and Farren C. Lobdell, health educator and wellness coordinator.

SUNY Canton Community Wears Jeans and Raises Funds for Renewal House

Monday, June 20th, 2016

SUNY Canton raised more than $600 to benefit St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House in Canton.

The college held a Denim Day fundraiser and encouraged faculty, staff, students and administration to make a donation and wear jeans to work on April 29. Denim Day is a symbolic gesture of how a community can help change perceptions about violence against women, men and children.

It was the second time SUNY Canton participated in the annual, internationally recognized, event.

Pictured are (l to r) - St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House Executive Director Ilene Burke, SUNY Canton University Police Chief and President of the Renewal House Board of Directors Alan Mulkin, Renewal House Program Director Shari Fawcett, Renewal House Advocate Kelly Forsyth, Renewal House Campus Advocate Angelica Soto, Renewal House Advocate Lauren Matott, Renewal House Advocate Stephanie Hall, SUNY Canton Greek Life Coordinator Amanda Deckert, Renewal House Advocate Alison Wells, and SUNY Canton Title IX Coordinator Amanda Rowley.

Pictured are (l to r) – St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House Executive Director Ilene Burke, SUNY Canton University Police Chief and President of the Renewal House Board of Directors Alan Mulkin, Renewal House Program Director Shari Fawcett, Renewal House Advocate Kelly Forsyth, Renewal House Campus Advocate Angelica Soto, Renewal House Advocate Lauren Matott, Renewal House Advocate Stephanie Hall, SUNY Canton Greek Life Coordinator Amanda Deckert, Renewal House Advocate Alison Wells, and SUNY Canton Title IX Coordinator Amanda Rowley.

 

About St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House

Renewal House is a not-for-profit organization committed to providing support and shelter to victims of domestic violence and their families. It is a client-centered service emphasizing self-help and empowerment headquartered in downtown 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. For more information, visit www.canton.edu.

Denim and Paint Help SUNY Canton Support Renewal House

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

SUNY Canton recently raised more than $1,000 to benefit St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House in Canton.

The college held a Denim Day event encouraging faculty, staff and administration to make a donation and wear jeans to work on April 29. The nationally recognized Denim Day is a symbolic gesture of how a community can help change perceptions about violence against women, men and children.

In addition, residence assistants and resident directors from SUNY Canton’s five residence halls volunteered to let students douse them with paint and glitter for an innovative and messy fundraiser.

Pictured are (l to r): back row - Ilene J. Burke, executive director of St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House; Alison M. Wells, advocate counselor for Renewal House; Sarah L. Chamberlain, SUNY Canton assistant director of Residence Life; middle row -Valarie L. Dana, child advocate and educator for Renewal House; Shari L Fawcett, program director for Renewal House; Amanda L. Deckert, SUNY Canton Greek life and community relations coordinator; front row - Catlin P. Hill, legal advocate for Renewal House, receiving a check from Amanda D. Rowley, SUNY Canton Title IX coordinator.

Pictured are (l to r): back row – Ilene J. Burke, executive director of St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House; Alison M. Wells, advocate counselor for Renewal House; Sarah L. Chamberlain, SUNY Canton assistant director of Residence Life; middle row -Valarie L. Dana, child advocate and educator for Renewal House; Shari L Fawcett, program director for Renewal House; Amanda L. Deckert, SUNY Canton Greek life and community relations coordinator; front row – Catlin P. Hill, legal advocate for Renewal House, receiving a check from Amanda D. Rowley, SUNY Canton Title IX coordinator.

 

About St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House

Renewal House is a not-for-profit organization committed to providing support and shelter to victims of domestic violence and their families. It is a client-centered service emphasizing self-help and empowerment headquartered in downtown Canton.

 

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.

Silent March Against Domestic Violence Oct. 28 at SUNY Canton

Monday, October 26th, 2009

SUNY Canton students will be speaking out against domestic violence through absolute silence.

Silent March

For the fifth year, the college will be holding a “silent march” to raise awareness about the issue at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, beginning in the Roselle Academic Plaza. The march is free and open to the public.

“Domestic violence is commonly unrepresented and often unreported,” said Melinda Miller, the College’s Director of Counseling. “We are making a statement without sound to give voice to those victims who remain unheard.”

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the “Walk With Me,” silent march is promoted by New York State Assembly member Naomi Rivera of the Bronx to raise awareness at college campuses throughout the state.

Silent MarchThe march will go down the Plaza by the Faculty Office Building, up to French Hall, then back to the plaza. Renewal House will be providing information about preventing and recognizing domestic violence.

SUNY Canton offers a wide variety of career-driven bachelor’s, associate, and certificate programs. Most of SUNY Canton’s new four-year programs are designed so students can take them on-campus, online, or both. SUNY Canton OnLine features more than 100 courses online each semester. The College’s athletic teams belong to the NAIA’s Sunrise Conference, enabling students to compete in their respective sports for four years. Construction is now underway for the College’s new Convocation, Athletic, and Recreation Center.

Media inquiries should be directed to Gregory Kie, Media Relations Coordinator, or call 315/386-7528.


SUNY Canton Honor Society Supports Renewal House

Friday, October 31st, 2008

 

RENEWAL HOUSE DONATION – SUNY Canton’s Lambda Eta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society members recently made a donation to the St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House as part of their Project Graduation. Through Project Graduation, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapters all over the United States and Canada collect donations of canned goods and children’s books for area service organizations during their commencement activities. Pictured are (l to r) back row, Jacob Neely, PTK President and an air conditioning engineering technology major from Syracuse; Kelly Forsyth, counselor and women’s group facilitator at Renewal House; Amy Robinson, legal advocate at Renewal House; Ilene Burke, director of Renewal House; Brad VanPatten, PTK senator and an air conditioning engineering technology major from Madrid; Brandon Baldwin, PTK advisor and assistant professor of automotive technology; front row, Michaela Young, PTK advisor and secretary in the president’s office; Linda Akatsu, PTK secretary and veterinary science technology major from Brooklyn; and Cassandra Hamilton, PTK vice president for leadership and a veterinary science technology major from Hannawa Falls.

SUNY Canton offers a wide variety of career-driven bachelor’s, associate, and certificate programs, as well as three master’s degrees in conjunction with SUNYIT, Utica. Most of SUNY Canton’s new four-year programs are designed so students can take them on-campus, online, or both. SUNY Canton OnLine features more than 100 courses online each semester. The college’s athletic teams belong to the NAIA’s Sunrise Conference, enabling students to compete in their respective sports for four years.

Media inquiries should be directed to Gregory Kie, Media Relations Coordinator, or call 315/386-7528.