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Morrisville State College Students Pitch in With Habitat Restoration in Rome Sand Plains Saturday, May 2

MORRISVILLE, NY—Morrisville State College students from the departments of Environmental Sciences and Plant Sciences will be assisting the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Division of Lands and Forests and The Nature Conservancy with habitat restoration in the Rome Sand Plains Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m. off of Humaston Road.

They will be planting blue lupine plants grown at Morrisville State College. The seeds were collected from the Rome Sand Plains and grown as part of class studies.

For more information contact Brendan Kelly, certified forester and assistant professor of environmental science, at 315-684-6219.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees including a new bachelor of technology degree in criminal justice, a bachelor of business administration degree in business administration and an associate degree in renewable energy technology.

Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college was one of 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.