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Morrisville State College Hosts Workshops on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. —Morrisville State College’s Renewable Energy Training Center (RETC) will hold a workshop on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency at four different locations from Nov. 6 to 17.

• The first workshop will be held on Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), with video conferencing taking place at the Rochester and Buffalo EOC locations.
• The second workshop will be held on Nov. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m., in room 132A of Follett Hall at the Norwich campus.
• The third workshop will be held on Nov. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m., in room 104 B of Shannon Hall at the Morrisville campus.
• The fourth workshop will take place on Nov. 17, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Herkimer County Community College.

Each workshop will cover how renewable energy technology has continued to progress and create job and career opportunities during times of economic instability. The seminar is designed to serve as basic training in the different fields of renewable energy, as well as point participants in the right direction for furthering their training and education.

All four workshops will be presented by Jim Stanko, an RETC instructor with 30 years of experience in the field as a project manager and product marketing manager, investigating and selecting product-market opportunities for power conversion technology.

These workshops are free for participants who meet Department of Labor (DOL) eligibility requirements.

To register for the workshop at the Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo EOC locations, contact Joanne Perez at 315.472.0130, ext. 105. For Norwich and Morrisville campus locations, call 315.684.6391. For Herkimer County Community College, call 315.866.0300, ext. 8251. For more information, visit

Morrisville State College’s RETC is a multi-county alliance of employers, training providers, economic development partners and K-12 schools to address the long- and short-term needs of New York State’s high-growth, high-demand renewable energy sector. It is funded in part, by a grant under the President’s Community-Based Job Training Grant Initiative administered by the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.

Morrisville State College, one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degrees and options.

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 Morrisville campus.

Morrisville State College is an EEO/AA employer.