SUNY Jefferson
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Community & Workforce Education

Jefferson is the local community's only higher education provider with campus centrally located in the North Country.  We are a primary partner in many local educational partnerships and programs.  We are proud to serve in this role and will continue to strengthen our community through partnerships and collaboration.

We offer educational opportunities and partner with our local community in so many ways!

  • Trainings and workshops, offered by the Workforce Development and Business Division (WDBD), provide non-credit learning opportunities throughout the year in areas of professional growth, personal enrichment, pre-certification programs and youth workshops. Workshops are delivered on campus, online, and in the community.
  • Employer driven skills training. The WDBD also offers education and training designed to meet employers needs in a variety of skills areas: construction, manufacturing, professional skills, communication.
  • Jefferson’s Higher Education Center provides the opportunity for many bachelor’s and master’s degree programs to be earned on Jefferson’s campus through partnerships with four-year colleges and universities.
  • The NYS Small Business Development Center provides business advising services, assistance with business plan development, and workshops for small business owners and budding entrepreneurs.
  • CannonLink provides a means for local employers to post jobs online and recruit Jefferson students and alumni for current employment openings.
  • The Center for Community Studies conducts community-based research and provides a forum for the productive discussion of ideas and issues of significance to the community through its annual speaker series.
  • Additionally, Jefferson’s facilities are available for use by local organizations and businesses. If you would like to hold a meeting or event at Jefferson, please review our facilities use information and contact our facilities department at (315) 786-2405.