St. Lawrence County’s four associated colleges are coming together to celebrate TRiO Student Support Services Week with a book drive and a reading by New York State Assemblymember Addie Jenne. “It is fitting that TRIO is supporting another fantastic educational program, Head Start, as part of its 50th anniversary celebration,” Jenne said. “These programs are fantastic and help so many working families help their children attain the American dream. I’m excited to help raise awareness and support their continued success.”
Six athletes make travel plans to compete in the college’s first eSports away game. One of SUNY Canton’s eSports teams will be competing in the inaugural Eastern College Athletic Association (ECAC) eSports Invitational on Thursday, March 1, at the Albany Capital Center. The event will be held as part of the 2018 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Basketball Championships Fan Fest.
SUNY Canton is continuing its tradition as a military-friendly college by waiving application fees for active-duty military, National Guard members, reservists, and veterans. The college is currently the only four-year SUNY institution that has the military waiver policy. The $50 fee will be paid for by generous donations from alumni and friends to the Canton College Foundation.
SUNY Canton’s new eSports Hearthstone team will be participating in its first live broadcast match-up against the University of Utah at 9 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, Feb. 20) on the PlayHearthstone channel on twitch.tv. To watch the match, visit www.twitch.tv/playhearthstone. The channel has more than 89 million views. Similar college eSports matchups have drawn about 8,000 […]
SUNY Canton welcomes students of all ages and their families to explore the fun side of technology at the fourth annual Engineers Week Open House from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Nevaldine Hall. Participants can take part in 15 exciting hands-on activities that offer a unique look into the college’s engineering technology […]
SUNY Canton is developing new course options that adapt to the needs of modern learners. Until last semester, courses have been offered in two formats: through traditional on-campus classes; or by participating in online lectures and discussion boards through SUNY Canton OnLine. Last semester, the college began offering Flex Classes, which allows a student to attend a lecture one day and participate online the next.
SUNY Canton University Police Lieutenants Brian E. Kurish and Brian J. Perry recently received the FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA) Trilogy Award. The two ranking officers were decorated after successfully completing advanced law enforcement training courses through the FBI-LEEDA Supervisor Institute, Command Leadership Institute and Executive Leadership institute. Kurish and Perry completed the three trainings within one year.
SUNY Canton Air Conditioning Engineering Technology students Zackary T. Flanagan, Brendan J. Jerkowski and Garrett J. Fields measure a feedback signal on a newly constructed training board for air handler devices located in the college’s Harry King Air Conditioning laboratory. The training board was assembled with components and measurement equipment purchased through an undergraduate program equipment grant from the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). Flanagan is an ASHRAE student member from Madrid, Jerkowski hails from Tillson and Fields is from Dexter.
Corning Incorporated Foundation is continuing its generous support of SUNY Canton through two recent donations. A gift to the Canton College Foundation will help fund the Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series program, which brings alumni and regional business leaders to campus to share their perspectives and insights into their career field. This spring, the series will welcome leaders in engineering, funeral services, and emergency management and homeland security.
SUNY Canton is doubling its textbook loan program in an effort to offset the cost of attending college. “Our Southworth Library Learning Commons has an extensive collection of textbooks held on reserve for students who cannot afford to purchase them,” said SUNY Canton Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Douglas M. Scheidt. “This year I’ve doubled their budget, from $6,000 to $12,000, to help further reduce financial barriers to education.”