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Norwich Campus to host first open house in Follett Hall Oct. 22

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.--On Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon, Morrisville State College’s Norwich Campus will host prospective students and their families during its first open house at the college’s new academic building, Roger W. Follett Hall. The college will offer a variety of activities designed to introduce students to the Norwich Campus and assist them with the college search process.

The open house sessions will enable prospective students to tour Follett Hall, attend a financial aid workshop, learn about the admission process and academic programs, and shop in the campus store. Administrators, faculty, staff and students will be available to meet with students and parents in an effort to provide them with as much information as possible about life and education at Morrisville State College’s Norwich Campus.

“Morrisville State College offers incredible quality, convenience, and value in educational programming and technology,” Dr. Edward “Ted” Nichols, dean of the Norwich Campus, said. “The open house will provide prospective students with the opportunity to experience what the Norwich Campus can offer and help them make informed choices about their future academic goals.”

Online registration and a schedule for the day is available at Participants may also register by calling 607-334-5144 or 800-258-0111.

Morrisville State College offers 12 bachelor degrees and a wide variety of 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.

The Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in business, technologies, liberal arts transfer, and nursing to Chenango County area residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus. Its new academic building, Roger W. Follett Hall, opened in June 2005 to accommodate the growing need for programs and services.