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Norwich Campus Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Holiday Party

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.— As the Norwich Campus of Morrisville State College marks its 40th anniversary, the celebration will take on a special meaning for three of its alumni.

Marsha Cornelius, Jeri O’Bryan-Losee and Brian Tefft all returned to the campus for a rewarding career.

Cornelius who is interim dean, O’Bryan-Losee, coordinator of academic support services, and Tefft, a staff assistant, will be among the alumni and community members invited to partake in the college’s anniversary celebration with a festive holiday gathering Dec. 10, from 5-7 at Roger Follett Hall.

“This is a way for us to honor the hundreds of alumni who have graduated since the campus opened in 1969 and to offer special thanks to the Norwich community for their generous support,” Cornelius said.

There will be entertainment and area caterers providing an array of treats.

The Norwich Campus is an integral part of the college’s overall notoriety implementing innovative technology such as a wireless network and ThinkPad University integration.

Video conferencing between remote sites is also available, enabling real time audio and video communication between two or more locations for distance learning, professional development and corporate meetings.

Morrisville State College’s Norwich Campus is located at 20 Conkey Ave., adjacent to the Eaton Center in downtown Norwich.

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.

The Norwich Campus also offers a range of non-credit/community education courses, customized training, and conference services.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degrees. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college 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.