SUNY Canton recognizes the students who earned academic honors during the Fall 2017 semester. To receive President’s List honors, full-time students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. For Dean’s List, full-time students must earn at least a 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Part Time Honors recognize students who earned at least a 3.25 GPA in 6 to 11 credits of course work.
Enrollment for SUNY Canton’s online Winterterm session has reached a record high for the fourth consecutive year. Total enrollment for the 2017-18 session is 1,487, which breaks the previous record of 1,474, set last year. Courses began Dec. 20 and continue until Jan. 18.
SUNY Canton was featured in an ESPN article for launching varsity eSports. In early December, the college announced it would begin competing in League of Legends, Hearthstone and Overwatch nationally for the spring 2018 semester. SUNY Canton is the first college in New York to join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and plans […]
The extended SUNY Canton community provided more than 100 gifts for north country families this holiday season. In an effort led by the President’s Office, the college displayed a tree in the Halford Lobby in MacArthur Hall decorated with tags requesting donations for Canton’s Church and Community Program. The decorations didn’t stay on the tree very long. Students, faculty and staff quickly selected the tags asking for toys for children, donations for a holiday meal and warm winter coats.
SUNY Canton announced today the college will begin competing nationally in eSports this spring. The college will become the first New York State eSports team to join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), the most prominent nationally recognized organization dedicated to competitive collegiate video gaming.
SUNY Canton’s newest bachelor’s degree will offer advanced learning opportunities for students seeking careers in the childcare field. The Bachelor of Business Administration in Early Childhood Care and Management builds upon the college’s popular Associate of Science in Early Childhood Studies degree. It offers courses related to child development, curriculum planning, program administration, leadership, and business management.
Students in SUNY Canton’s Wood Structures lab gained valuable real-world experience by helping the North Country Children’s Museum renovate their new Potsdam location. Led by experienced faculty, the students have helped with several projects at the museum’s building behind The Tile Co. at 10 Raymond Street. Most recently, the students leveled the floors and framed walls in the building’s classroom space.
SUNY Canton continues its career-driven academic expansion by creating a new Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. “Our newest program leverages our strength in Information Technology,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. “The field of Cybersecurity continues to grow as we continually adopt an omnipresent digital lifestyle and become more aware of digital security concerns. SUNY Canton will now be the college to train new students for placement in these much-needed areas.”
SUNY Canton students are helping Birdsfoot Farm in Canton remain an environmentally-friendly community. Kibria K. Roman, an instructor in the Alternative and Renewable Energy Systems program, said that his students will be augmenting their classroom instruction this semester by volunteering their time to troubleshoot and make repairs to the farm’s solar units.
SUNY Canton senior Randyl S. Chase said he didn’t know if he’d be able to attend college without the support and camaraderie he found in the Veterans Lounge. After being deployed twice, and sustaining a career-changing back injury, the Lyons native decided to continue his education to become a social worker.