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Morrisville State College's Norwich Campus to hold event for prospective and admitted students

NORWICH, N.Y.Morrisville State College’s Norwich Campus will hold an event on April 3 for prospective and admitted students. The event, part of the college’s “Destination Days” series, will provide academic and career information to students through a series of workshops, panel discussions and presentations.

It will be held at Follett Hall, the Norwich Campus’s academic building, at 20 Conkey Ave., adjacent to the Eaton Center.

Accepted students can register to spend the day with a current Norwich Campus student in their major, attend classes, see what campus life is like, and take part in other activities.

Current and prospective students may also take part in the 2007 CDO Workforce Job Fair and Career Expo, taking the opportunity to meet with area employers to discuss current openings and future industry needs.

Morrisville State College alumnus, Luke Murphy, of Staffworks, Inc., will deliver the keynote address at 1 p.m. in the Everett Gilmour Memorial Library. His presentation will focus on regional employment opportunities and the role of continuing education.

The schedule of events for the day is as follows:
8:30 a.m.             Morning Session Check-In Shadow Student*(Atrium)
8:30 a.m. – noon Classroom Observation
9-10 a.m.            Emloyer Panel Discussion Careers in Healthcare (Library)
10 a.m.-2 p.m.    2007 CDO Workforce Job Fair and Career Expo (Community Room)
10 a.m.- 3 p.m.   Academic Fair (Atrium)
10-11 a.m.         Tours of Campus (Atrium)
11-11:45 a.m.     Financial Aid Presentation- Covering College Costs (Room 121)
11:30 a.m.-noon Afternoon Session Check-In Shadow Student*(Atrium)
1-1:45 p.m.         Keynote Speaker: Luke Murphy Staffworks (Library)
1-3 p.m.             Classroom Observation
2-3 p.m.             Employer Panel Discussion Careers in Manufacturing (Library)
2-3 p.m.             Tours of Campus (Atrium)
*Option open only to students that have applied and been accepted to Morrisville State College

To register for the Destination Days event or for more information, visit the college’s Web site at www.morrisville.edu/destinationdays_students or contact Heather Jones at joneshr@morrisville.edu or 315-684-6275.

The Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in business, computer technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, early childhood and nursing to Chenango County area residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus. The Norwich Campus also offers a range of non-credit/community education courses, customized training, and conference services. For more information, call (607) 334-5144 or visit www.morrisville.edu/norwich

Morrisville State College offers more than 70 bachelor and associate degrees. 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.



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