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Morrisville State to host TAKG program Saturday, October 23 against SUNY Cortland

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department invites all area children to take part in the NCAA Football’s sixteenth annual “Take a Kid to the Game” (TAKG) program as the Mustangs take on nationally ranked SUNY Cortland, Saturday, October 23 at 1 p.m. in the college’s stadium. Kids, ages 12 and younger, will receive free admission with the purchase of an adult ticket.

The first 100 kids admitted to the game will receive a free “goodie game day” pack, including a t-shirt! A meet and greet with the Mustangs along with an autograph session will follow the conclusion of the game.

“We are excited about this event,” Greg Carroll, athletic director at Morrisville State College stated. “It’s a great opportunity to introduce not only our athletics program to the surrounding community members, but our new stadium facility as well.”

Morrisville State College is one of more than 200 schools across the nation participating in this campaign focused on allowing youth the opportunity to attend college football games. The NCAA is in its 16th year of this grassroots program.

Tickets for the game are available at the gate up to one hour prior to the contest. Adult admission is $5, $2 for students and senior citizens.

For more information on the TAKG program, please contact the sports information office at 315-684-6250.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.