SUNY Canton Seeks Nominations for Distinguished Citizen Award

SUNY Canton invites community members to submit nominations for the 2015 College Council Distinguished Citizen Award.

The college has given this prestigious award every year since 1976 in recognition of exceptional and distinguished service to SUNY Canton, to the community, to the state, or to the nation.

Nominations must be submitted in writing and should include the nominee’s name, position or title, and a brief biography. At least three letters of support from non-family members should accompany the nomination.

Nominations, which are due Feb. 2, 2015, should be submitted to Mr. Ronald O’Neill, College Council Chairman, SUNY Canton, 34 Cornell Drive – FOB 616, Canton, NY 13617.

The award will be announced in May, and the recipient’s name will be prominently displayed on a plaque in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center.

Last year’s recipient was Rev. Mother Evette Austin of Grace Episcopal Church in Canton.

For more information, contact the Assistant to the President Michaela J. Young at (315) 386-7049 or by email at


About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as eight exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

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