SUNY Canton’s Top 10 News Stories from 2015
As we celebrate a new year, let’s take a look back at the 10 biggest SUNY Canton headlines of 2015.
A SUNY Canton instructional support associate has invented a new and more reliable way to oil the bar and chain on commercial chainsaws. Neil A. Haney of Chase Mills came up with an idea for improvements while building a homebuilt firewood-processing machine. » WDT
According to the 2015 SUNY Student Opinion Survey, SUNY Canton is excelling in student service-, academic- and facility-related areas. The college earned number one rankings in three categories: library resources, library services and tutoring services. » SUNY Canton News
SUNY Canton has been ranked as one of the best colleges in the nation for animal lovers, according to Great Value Colleges.net. The college placed ninth out of 25 schools and was chosen in large part for its well-known Pet Wing housing option that began in 1997.
SUNY Canton has received approval to begin its first Start-Up NY partnership. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Adirondack Operations LLC, has been approved to begin working with the college. The business will receive tax incentives as it expands its operations in Canton. » WDT | NCPR
SUNY Canton freshman Àine McMorrow closed out her phenomenal rookie season in thrilling fashion as she finished in first place at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Championships. » Roo Athletics
SUNY Canton has been ranked among the best colleges in the northern region, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Colleges” edition. The college moved up several spots to 44th this year, which puts SUNY Canton in the top tier of the rankings. » SUNY Canton News
SUNY Canton student and Akwesasne St. Regis Mohawk Nation (Bear Clan) member Brayden S. White had a special opportunity to serve as a youth delegate at the seventh annual White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 5. » WDT
More than 700 students, faculty and community members from throughout the North Country region packed the Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center to hear McKibben discuss the alarming rate at which global warming is progressing. » WDT
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Management Council announced that SUNY Canton has officially completed its provisional membership process and will become full-time members of NCAA Division III, effective Sept. 1st. » WDT
An investiture ceremony held at SUNY Canton April 10 officially inaugurated Zvi Szafran, Ph.D., as SUNY Canton’s fourth president. More than 300 guests gathered in the Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center to celebrate a new era in the college’s more than 100-year history . » WDT
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