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Morrisville State College to Participate in Winter Fest March 8

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.— Sledding, cross country skiing and making snow sculptures are among the activities planned for Winter Fest which will be held March 8 from 2-7 p.m.

Events will take place at the Cornell Cooperative Building and the Morrisville-Eaton Elementary School baseball field, both located on Eaton Street.

Winter Fest, which is free and open to the public, will feature sledding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, making snow sculptures, indoor games and a bonfire. Chili, hot cocoa, lemonade and coffee will be served.

Students from some of Morrisville State College’s student organizations will be assisting with the events.

Winter Fest is cosponsored by the Campus/Community Relations Committee, an organization comprised of local business representatives and faculty, staff and students at Morrisville State College who meet monthly to discuss and plan special annual events throughout the village such as the Halloween parade, Easter egg hunt, and Christmas tree lighting.

Other college sponsors include the Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation (MAC), Morrisville Outdoor Recreation Club, Morrisville Fisheries Society, Architecture Club, Gamers Guild, the Copper Turret and WCVM Media; and off-campus sponsors including Crouse Community Center, the Morrisville Area Improvement Network (MAIN), the Fort and Morrisville Lions Club.

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.

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.