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Morrisville State College's Norwich Campus to Host Halo 3 Tournament

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– Registration is under way for a Halo 3 tournament which will be held Saturday, April 19 at the Norwich Campus of Morrisville State College.

The tournament, which will consist of various 4 on 4, team-based matches, will begin at 2 p.m. with team check-in at 1 p.m. The event is open to high school students and Morrisville State College students. Students under age 17 must sign a waiver. Space is limited to the first 16 teams to register with a $25 payment. The registration deadline is April 11.

“Norwich Campus staff is hosting this second annual tournament to bring area gamers together to test their skills in a high-tech campus environment,” Brian Tefft, computer service technician/library assistant, said.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams.

XBOX 360, big screen, high def projectors and refreshments will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own controller.

Most of the tournament will be held in the Community Room, Room 132, of Roger W. Follett Hall of the Norwich Campus, 20 Conkey Ave., adjacent to the Eaton Center in downtown Norwich.

For more information or to register, call Brian Tefft at 607-334-5144, ext. 5053 or e-mail

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York 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.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options with eight new degrees being offered this fall: entrepreneurship and small business management, B.B.A.; nursing, B.S.; science, technology, and society, B.S.; journalism and communication for online media, B.S.; horticulture business management, B.T.; human performance and health promotion, B.S.; criminal justice, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only); and human services, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only).

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.