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MSC to Host Symposium: How Green is CNY?

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.--Morrisville State College will host a Science, Technology and Society symposium, “How Green is Central New York?” on April 19 at 6 p.m. in the John W. Stewart Center for Student Activities on campus. A simultaneous telecast will also be available at the college’s Norwich Campus, at Roger W. Follet Hall, 22 Conkey Ave. in Norwich.

The symposium will begin with a showing of “An Inconvenient Truth,” the Academy Award-winning documentary about climate change and global warming which features former United States Vice President Al Gore.

Following the film, Dr. Ray Cross, Morrisville State College president, will provide an introduction to a panel discussion between the audience and Morrisville State College faculty, including:
• Paul Crovella, associate professor of agricultural engineering technology
• Dr. Wyatt Galusky, assistant professor of humanities
• Nick Hunter, professor of natural resources
• Dr. Kurt Reymers, assistant professor of social science, representing STOP NYRI, Inc.
• William Snyder, professor of environmental sciences

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Paul Buckingham at or 315-684-6027, or Reymers at or 315-684-6193.

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. The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus also offers programs in business, computer technology, office administration, liberal arts/education transfer, early childhood and nursing to Chenango County area residents and employers.