A highly-regarded educator and assessment expert from Purchase College has been selected to lead the future of academics at SUNY Canton. SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran announced that Peggy A. De Cooke, Ph.D., has been selected as the college’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Two SUNY Canton professors have been recognized by the Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence (COTE) for their contributions to distance learning. Michelle L. Currier, Ph.D., who is an instructor in the Criminal Justice Department, and Assistant Professor Marela M. Fiacco, Ph.D., who teaches in the Healthcare Management program, have been named as 2019 Open SUNY Online Teaching Ambassadors.
The SUNY Canton Admissions Office will be open late in May for prospective students unable to come to campus during traditional business hours.
SUNY Canton Scholarly Activities Celebration Features Nutrition Expert, Natural Medicine Symposium, and Student Design and ResearchMarch 28th, 2019
A world-renowned leader in sports nutrition and two natural medicine experts will speak at SUNY Canton during the weeklong Scholarly Activities Celebration. SUNY Canton alumnus and Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist Dan Benardot, Ph.D., class of 1968, will return to his alma mater to deliver the keynote speech at 5 p.m. Monday, April 15, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater. He will discuss how nutrition strategies designed for professional athletes can be used by anyone looking to maximize their health and fitness.
SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran announced that the college is creating a new Center for Criminal Justice, Intelligence and Cybersecurity.
SUNY Canton students have selected a three-act rap and R&B lineup to perform for the college’s spring concert. The concert will be headlined by Georgia-based rapper Gunna, along with performances by City Girls and North Country artist Eddie Cito. Doors open at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center. Tickets cost $20 for SUNY Canton students, $40 for general admission advanced tickets with $50 tickets available at the door for cash only.
The college’s growing varsity esports program was highlighted in a recent episode of ABC’s evening news show “Nightline.” The segment explores the rise in popularity of collegiate competitive gaming and features SUNY Canton as a leader in the field. It includes interviews with sophomore and “Overwatch” team captain Emily A. Oeser and Athletic Director Randy B. Sieminski.
In line with autism awareness month, SUNY Canton will be hosting nationally-recognized “autism ambassador” Aaron Likens for a day of awareness-raising presentations.
The Canino School of Engineering Technology at SUNY Canton has developed a new two-year degree in response to the growing demand for technicians specializing in heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration.
An outstanding online SUNY Canton student has made it her personal mission to support families of children with heart defects. Madeline F. Hewitt, a Legal Studies major, recently ran a college-wide donation drive to supply materials to create Heart Bags for the Congenital Heart Defect Coalition. Each bag is given to a family to help them through extensive hospital visits.