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Morrisville State to host field hockey and girls basketball summer camps

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College will be hosting a field hockey and girls basketball camp on the Morrisville State campus this summer.

The field hockey camp will run Monday, July 28 through Wednesday, July 30 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily for girls ages 8-18 or grades 3-12. Campers will be instructed in several daily training topics, including attack and defensive situations as well as side-in hits. Focus will also be on skill and fitness stations and will involve small sided games as well as full field scrimmages. Cost for the camp is $150. Please contact Coach Adair Milmoe at 315-684-6830 or at for additional information and registration.

The girl’s basketball camp will run Wednesday, August 6 through Friday, August 8 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily in the Student Activities Center (STUAC) for girls entering 8-12 grade in the fall. Instruction will include, but is not limited to the following: fundamental skill improvement including shooting, passing and ball handling, point guard decision making, defense, guard and forward play, and 5v5 full court team play. Daily skills will be applied to small and large game scenarios including fast breaks and recovery defense. The deadline to register for the camp is July 21st and the cost is $150. Please contact Coach Pat Smouse at 315-684-6749 or at for additional information and registration.

Morrisville State completed its second year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2007-08. 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 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.