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Morrisville State athletic teams lend helping hand

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– The Morrisville State College football, men’s soccer and women’s soccer teams lent a helping hand Thursday afternoon, assisting freshmen on move in day into their residence halls.

As part of a continuing program within the athletic department, student-athletes are involved in a variety of community service programs, benefiting the campus and neighboring community members.

The volleyball and field hockey teams open their regular season schedules on the road August 31st, while football, men’s soccer and women’s soccer are scheduled to open their seasons on Saturday, September 1 at home.

For schedules and scores of Morrisville State College Athletics, please contact the sports information office at 315-684-6250 or visit the college’s web site at

Beginning in the fall of 2006, Morrisville State will enter its first year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

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