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Morrisville State College Honors 2005-2006 Retirees

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.—Ten former employees at Morrisville State College were honored recently during a retirement reception held at the college.

“They take with them a great deal of institutional knowledge which will be difficult to replace,” Ray Cross, Morrisville State College president, said.

This year’s retirees are:

Sharon Bassett, of Madison, secretary 1, 1978-2006
William Burt, of Cazenovia, professor, automotive technology, 1979-2006
Beverly Donlon, of Waterville, secretary 1, 1989-2006
Marilyn Geruntino, of Sherburne, maintenance assistant, 1979-2005
Virginia Gilbank, of Oneida, secretary 1, 1984-2006
Danielle Hedger, of Morrisville, keyboard specialist 1, 1970-2006
William Maddison, of Morrisville, associate professor, equine science, 1982-2006
Colleen McSweeney, of Erieville, director of counseling, 1997-2006
Roger Powers, of Bouckville, professor, automotive technology, 1973-2006
Shelly Williams, of Syracuse, director, Educational Opportunity Center, 1981-2005

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. 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 programs in business, technologies, liberal arts/education transfer, and nursing to Chenango County area residents and employers.