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Morrisville Resident Appointed to College Council at Morrisville State College

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.— Steven Jones, of Morrisville, has been appointed by Gov. David Paterson to serve on the College Council at Morrisville State College.

Jones, an attorney and partner in the firm of Nodell, Jones and Kendall, with offices in Morrisville and Hamilton, is an active member of the local community, serving as a member and past president of the Morrisville Lions Club and serving as a member of the New York State Democratic Committee, the Madison County Democratic Committee and the Executive Committee of the New York State Democratic Committee.

A founding member of the Democratic Rural Conference of New York State where he served as secretary from 1996-2007, Jones also served as county chair of the Madison County Democratic Committee and was a delegate to the 2000 Democratic National Convention.

An honorary member of the Morrisville Fire Department, Jones is a past board member of the Community Action Program of Madison County, the local chapter of the American Heart Association and the Morrisville Village Library Board of Directors. Additionally, he is a member and past president of the Madison County Bar Association and served as a member of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association.

“I am pleased to welcome Steven Jones to the College Council,” Ray Cross, Morrisville State College president, said. “His knowledge, experience and community commitment will greatly benefit the college.”

“Morrisville is my home town and Morrisville State College has always been an important part of my life and our community,” Jones said. “Dr. Cross has brought great vision and progress to Morrisville. I look forward to strengthening the ties between our college and our community.”

Jones earned a bachelor of arts degree from the State University of New York College at Oneonta and a juris doctorate degree from the Syracuse University College of Law.

He and his wife, Lucinda, have three children, Kellaura, Andrea and Dustin.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options. 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.