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Students Moving In at SUNY Canton

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

SUNY Canton faculty, staff, and student volunteers will be on campus throughout the weekend to assist new students as they move in for the first time.

The Fall 2010 academic semester starts at 8 a.m. Monday, August 23, at the College, making this the first busy weekend of the semester.

Welcome Incoming 2010 Students

“We’re anticipating a third consecutive year of record enrollment,” noted SUNY Canton President Joseph L. Kennedy. “We were hard-pressed to top last year’s enrollment of 3,300 students, but our admissions office has brought in another outstanding class while increasing selectivity.”

Among the events surrounding opening weekend include:

  • Freshman and transfer students will be moving on campus beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, August 21 at SUNY Canton.
  • Representatives from the SUNY Canton Parent-Family Association will be staffing hospitality areas all-day Saturday.
  • Returning students are scheduled to move back in beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday, August 22.
  • Games and orientation events will be held beginning at 10:45 a.m. Sunday on the College’s turf field.
  • A special welcome for all 400 first-year experience students will be held at noon Sunday on the College’s turf field.
  • A College-wide picnic will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, August 23, on the Roselle Academic Plaza.

On-campus housing is full, and courses are filling up quickly. Students are encouraged to process their bills before the start of the semester to ensure a smooth transition. Most student-centered services will be available from 8-4 on Saturday and 12-4 on Sunday. For more information call the SUNY Canton main line, 315.386.7000, or 1.800.388.7123.

Media inquiries should be directed to Gregory Kie, Media Relations Coordinator, or call 315/386-7528.

Students Are Arriving at SUNY Canton

Friday, August 21st, 2009

SUNY Canton will be welcoming potential record numbers of students for the Fall 2009 semester.

Early projections indicate that total college student population will exceed last year’s record-breaking enrollment of more than 3,000 students.

A complete student population will be calculated in September.

Moving In

The following events and activities are scheduled for SUNY Canton’s opening weekend:

  • New students will be moving into the residences throughout the day beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22, at SUNY Canton.
  • Orientation Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug 23, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Intramural Gym.
  • SUNY Canton President Joseph L. Kennedy will welcome the incoming students at 10 a.m. Sunday in the tent in Parking lot 13, behind the Miller Campus Center.
  • Group games and team building exercises will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on the front-fields of the campus, near the water tower, immediately following Dr. Kennedy’s welcome
  • Bands and entertainment are scheduled from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday on the Roselle Academic Plaza.
  • The College’s Opening Convocation will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug 24, in the tent on Parking lot 13.
  • Returning students will be moving into the residences on Monday.
  • The annual campus-wide picnic will be held at 5 p.m. Monday on the Roselle Academic Plaza.
  • The College’s first day of classes begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25.

SUNY Canton offers a wide variety of career-driven bachelor’s, associate, and certificate programs, as well as three master’s degrees in conjunction with SUNYIT, Utica. Most of SUNY Canton’s new four-year programs are designed so students can take them on-campus, online, or both. SUNY Canton OnLine features more than 100 courses online each semester. The College’s athletic teams belong to the NAIA’s Sunrise Conference, enabling students to compete in their respective sports for four years. Construction is now underway for the College’s new Convocation, Athletic, and Recreation Center.

Media inquiries should be directed to Gregory Kie, Media Relations Coordinator, or call 315/386-7528.