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Morrisville State student-athletes lend helping hand with new student move-in

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College football and men’s and women’s soccer student-athletes took time out of their busy practice schedules to assist incoming students and their families with moving into the residence halls on freshmen move-in day on the Morrisville State campus Friday.

As part of a continuing community service program within the athletic department, student-athletes are involved in a variety of service programs, benefiting the campus and surrounding communities.

Men’s and women’s soccer open up their 2009 campaign next week, the men on Tuesday, September 1st at home against Green Mountain College and the women on Wednesday, September 2nd at Russell Sage College.

Football opens their season Saturday, September 5 at Hartwick College.

Complete schedules and results are available on the college’s web-site at or by calling the sports information office at 315-684-6250.

Morrisville State begins active membership within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2009-10 and is eligible for NCAA Championship Tournament play.

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.