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.
A poet who writes about the complexities of fatherhood while witnessing social injustice and inequities of race in America will return to SUNY Canton this month for the college’s Living Writers Series.
The detective who helped solve a 30-year-old child murder cold case by using a public genealogy database will be speaking at SUNY Canton as part of the college’s 9th annual Law Enforcement Day.
A SUNY Canton staff member asserts free enterprise is the motivator for entrepreneurs to follow their dreams in an award-winning speech. Sean M. Conklin, the college’s catering and concessions manager and a senior in the Management program recently placed second in SUNY Plattsburgh’s seventh annual Entrepreneurship Marathon with his speech “Free Enterprise: Why it is Essential for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs.”
SUNY Canton will be offering a new course to help students understand issues related to the emerging cannabis market. CannaBusiness Management (BSAD 399) will be offered in the fall 2019 semester as an online special topics course. SUNY Canton regularly offers courses on current and future business trends to complement its entrepreneurial-focused Management program.
A SUNY Canton alumnus will share his tale of transitioning from a ski bum to a successful North Country entrepreneur during the college’s first spring installment of the Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series.
St. Lawrence County’s Associated Colleges are coming together to cohost a TRIO Student Support Services Day of Service honoring area veterans. The TRIO programs will be hosting a community luncheon at noon Saturday, March 2, at the Presbyterian Church Community Center, 42 Elm St. Potsdam. Retired Chief Master Sergeant Patrick R. Rourk, Co-Chair of the Fort Drum Retiree Council will be speaking about facing adversity and accomplishment at the event. There will also be live music at the luncheon.
SUNY Canton has hired a full-time esports coordinator to help continue its extraordinary growth in competitive video games. The college’s Athletic Director Randy B. Sieminski announced Charles Murray III will lead the Kangaroos esports program on a full-time basis. Head Coach Robert J. Snow will also be continuing to add leadership in his part-time role.