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SUNY Canton is a small coeducational college of science and technology in Canton NY, offering both two and four-year undergraduate degrees. This unit of the State University of New York is widely noted for programs in veterinary science, nursing, mortuary science and criminal justice.

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Farm equipment repair
Slideshow
The School of Agriculture, Canton NY
SUNY Canton started life as The School of Agriculture in 1906. This slideshow is part of a display from the school archives presented at the Third Annual Symposium on Education, Environment and Economic Vitality in April 2005.
Photo Audio Essay
Teaching Technology: Just Throw Tomatoes
A class at SUNY Canton gives high school students a chance to grapple with real engineering problems, but with a seasonal twist. Students have to design and build a catapult to launch rotten tomatoes the furthest.

Heard Up North: Moving back into the dorm

Across the North Country, college students are moving into their dorms this week. On this Heard Up North, a St Lawrence University student is unloading his parents' packed SUV. Jefferson Community College, SUNY Canton and Paul Smiths all report record numbers of first-year students. Clarkson University in Potsdam will have its largest freshman class in 22 years. SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Plattsburgh and St Lawrence University say this year's class won't be their biggest, but all say the number of applications is up and each school is being more selective in the admissions process.  Go to full article

Protests against budget cuts begin

SUNY professors held a demonstration at the State Capitol against a Governor Paterson's decision to hang onto some of funds collected through student fees to help plug the budget gap. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Preview: 13th annual Sustainable Energy Fair

NCPR is media sponsor for the 13th annual North Country Sustainable Energy Fair at SUNY Canton this weekend. The fair includes more than 50 workshops, panels and demonstrations from alternative energy to zero carbon houses. Todd Moe talks with Patricia Greene of Community Energy Services, one of the organizers of the event.  Go to full article

Spitzer urges SUNY leaders to fight for funding

With budget battles looming, Governor Spitzer is rallying his closest allies in the creation of a $4 billion higher education endowment fund. In a conference call yesterday,...  Go to full article

Spitzer: education funding a down payment on the future

Gov. Spitzer drew a straight line between education and New York's economy saying investment in the SUNY and CUNY systems would be a "down payment on tomorrow's dreams." He...  Go to full article

Support for proposals to update and invest in SUNY

A state commission released a study this week recommending sweeping changes and more financial support for SUNY schools. School officials for the most part welcome the...  Go to full article

NYS tuition aid aimed at building upstate workforce

Fewer adults are going to college in New York than they did ten years ago and advocacy groups say that doesn't bode well for the state's economic future. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Spitzer calls for improvements to SUNY schools

Governor Eliot Spitzer has set up a commission to study the strengths and weaknesses of New York's two public university systems, SUNY and CUNY, with the aim of improving...  Go to full article

Trim case takes unexpected turns

In the aftermath of the firefight that killed trooper David Brinkerhoff and Travis Trim, attention focused on a lost arrest warrant issued for Trim in December in St....  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Youth Energy & Environment Expo

On this Heard Up North: The Youth Energy and Environmental Expo. It's part of the Sustainable Energy Fair running April 27-29 at SUNY Canton.
Middle and high-schoolers...  Go to full article

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