SUNY Canton will welcome Kristina M. Johnson, the 13thChancellor of the State University of New York, during an afternoon tour on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The occasion will mark her first visit to SUNY Canton. At the beginning of her visit, Chancellor Johnson will be the guest of honor at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the college’s new eSports Arena. The event is scheduled for 1:50 p.m. in Nevaldine South Room 133, with media interview opportunities immediately following.
The SUNY Canton College Council is seeking nominations for its annual Distinguished Citizen Award. Since 1976, the council has given this prestigious award in recognition of distinguished service to SUNY Canton and/or to the community.
SUNY Canton has announced the final guest speaker for the fall semester’s Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series. Bart Tuttle, Corning Canton plant manager, will speak at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Nevaldine Hall, Room 102 (North). The event is free and open to the public.
Acclaimed memoirist, poet and bestselling author Mary Karr will visit SUNY Canton this month to discuss her recently published poetry collection “Tropic of Squalor” as part of the college’s Living Writers Series. She will appear at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the event.
The Clinton County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has relocated to Clinton Community College. There will be an official ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in the Ronald B. Stafford Center atrium, followed by tours of the SBDC offices in the Pines Cottage.
SUNY Canton aims to make it easier to learn about the many health-related resources available in the North Country. The college will be hosting about 30 organizations to participate in its fall Health Fair, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Woodcock Conference suites. The event is free and open to the public and is offered through the college’s Davis Health Center.
SUNY Canton will be offering Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training to the extended campus community at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the college’s Kingston Theater. The event is free and open to the public. Instruction will be led by University Police Chief Alan P. Mulkin, who has spearheaded preparedness training on campus. Mulkin emphasizes the tactics avoid, deny and defend during the engaging 2-hour presentation.
Nearly 40 employers will be recruiting qualified applicants at SUNY Canton’s Fall Career Fair. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in both the Miller Campus Center Woodcock Conference Suite 212 and in the Nevaldine Hall South Automotive Lab. Both areas are free and open to the public, with the Nevaldine location catering primarily to engineering and technology focused career opportunities for students of the Canino School of Engineering Technology.
SUNY Canton has announced the first guest for the fall semester’s Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series. Owner of Blue Heron Realty Jennifer Stevenson will speak at noon, Oct. 16, in Cook Hall, Room 201.
The SUNY Canton Early Childhood Studies program will be hosting a “Trunk or Treat” event from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in the campus’ French Hall parking lot (Lot 8). “A ‘trunk or treat’ is similar to the traditional trick or treat that takes place on Halloween,” explained Maureen P. Maiocco, Ed.D., Early Childhood Studies program coordinator. “Children wear costumes and collect candy and prizes in one safe location, as they visit vehicles decorated by SUNY Canton faculty, staff and students. It is a fun way to celebrate.”