Conferences and Events

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Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley’s Events:

Registration is now open for the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference. This year’s conference theme is “Understanding & Engaging the Post-Pandemic College Student”. The full-day conference will consist of a keynote address by Dr. Jennifer Ball, panels, and a facilitated roundtable discussion. Conference participants will have the opportunity to learn from and interactively engage with fellow colleagues from the Associated Colleges, to discuss critical issues related to mental health and digital challenges that our students and faculty are experiencing post-pandemic. Details are as follows: 


Registration deadline: November 17, 2023.

Understanding & Engaging the Post-Pandemic College Student

Saturday, December 2, 2023.
Clarkson University 
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Registration & check-in at 8:15 a.m.)


Opening Remarks:
President Marc Christensen, Clarkson University

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Jennifer Ball, Professor of History & Social Documentation / VP Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Access

Panel 1 – Supporting Students’ Mental Health:
Directors of Counseling Centers from the four local colleges have been invited to speak to faculty about how the pandemic has impacted students’ mental health and their college experience, and how faculty can better understand and support them.

Panel 2 – Digital Opportunities & Challenges:
Field experts from the Associated Colleges will cover an array of topics including AI Chat GPT, digital literacy, and academic integrity and dishonesty.

Facilitated Roundtable Discussions:
Participants will have the opportunity to dive into in-depth conversations with their peers on the topics discussed throughout the conference. These dialogues will helps us generate insights on critical issues that impact a student’s learning experience and faculty’s teaching practices and identify strategies to best support students.

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Faculty/Student Dialogues: Microaggressions: Classroom, Campus, Community
Please be sure to register here or use the QR code within the flyer below

Any questions, please contact:  Christina Leshko, Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, SUNY Canton,


Faculty Seminar: Mathematics Conference and Competition of Northern New York (MCCNNY) 2024

(More details coming soon)

Anticipated Date of Seminar: March 2, 2024

The Mathematics Conference and Competition of Northern New York (MCCNNY) 2024 is a one day conference that will bring faculty and students from the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley. All undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty who are interested in the mathematical sciences (not necessarily majoring in mathematics) are welcomed to participate in the conference. We aim to foster collaborations between the mathematics departments within the Associated Colleges, interdisciplinary work between mathematics and applied sciences between all faculty and students in the local area, and to increase participation from other disciplines in local, national, and international mathematics communities.

Any questions, please contact:  Guangming Yao, Dept. of Math, Clarkson University,, (315) 268-6496

Past Conferences & Events:


Business in the Spotlight-Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley

Academic Counselors Conference 2023

Faculty Seminar: “The Role of Generative A.I. in Classrooms”

Responsible Teaching in a Violent Culture Zoom Worskhop by Koritha Mitchell

Workshop on Interdisciplinary Scholarship and Collaborations

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Symposium at SUNY Potsdam

North Country Sustainability Day and Green Living Fair

Clarkson University

Clarkson is a nationally ranked research university located in Potsdam, New York offering comprehensive programs in business, engineering, arts and sciences and health sciences. As a student-centered institution, Clarkson emphasizes a dynamic collaborative approach to learning through programs that span boundaries across disciplines and outstanding focused research.

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SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton provides an accessible, affordable, high-quality education to students in New York and beyond. With diverse academic programs and a focus on real-world application, our hands-on education SUNY College of Technology at Canton prepares students for successful careers. The College offers 23 bachelor’s degrees, 22 associate degrees, and 7 one-year professional certificate programs. SUNY Canton OnLine offers 8 bachelor’s degrees, and more than 370 courses, fully online, so students can access our outstanding programs from anywhere with internet access. Ranked among the top U.S. Colleges for being military-friendly and environmentally focused, SUNY Canton invests in the potential of each of its

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SUNY Potsdam

The State University of New York at Potsdam prepares students to act as engaged global citizens and to lead lives enriched by critical thought, creativity and discovery. As an inclusive scholarly community rooted in its historic role in providing exemplary teacher and music education and leadership in the fine and performing arts, SUNY Potsdam is committed to the liberal arts and sciences as an academic foundation.
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St. Lawrence University

Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

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