Accreditors Seek Feedback on SUNY Canton's Practical Nursing Program

CANTON, NY (01/23/2017)(readMedia)-- The Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) will be holding a public forum seeking feedback about SUNY Canton's Practical Nursing Program from 3 to 4 p.m. January 31 in Cook Hall Room 121.

The college's practical nursing certificate degree program is undergoing a site review. During this review, the accreditors wish to hear comments and suggestions from the public to help measure the program's effectiveness.

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that the education provided by SUNY Canton meets acceptable levels of quality as a premiere educational institution. Members of the college's faculty, staff and administration use accreditation as another way to measure the success of programs and evaluate the quality of each career-driven major.

The practical nursing program was established in 2009 and is noted for providing a highly respected nursing workforce for physicians' offices, clinics, nursing homes, hospice and hospitals.

Written comments are welcome and should be submitted by January 30, 2017 to Marsal P. Stoll, Chief Executive Officer, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, or by email,

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York's premier college for career-driven bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service and recently received number one rankings in library resources, library services and tutoring services in the SUNY Student Opinion Survey. The college's 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 11 exclusively online bachelor's degrees. The college's 15 athletic teams compete as members of the NCAA Division III.