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Morrisville State College Norwich Campus Student Receives Award

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.— Rebecca Potter, a student at the Norwich campus of Morrisville State College, is the recipient of the college’s Rays of Light Award.

The Rays of Light Award recognizes a student in sophomore class standing who has made significant contributions in his or her community through volunteering.

Potter, of New Berlin, N.Y., an Early Childhood major, is a peer mentor for the Early Childhood program at the Norwich campus. As a peer mentor, she works with students in a variety of capacities including supporting academic instruction through tutoring and brainstorming sessions, and coordinating events.

She is also active on the Norwich campus as a member of the Student Government Association (SGO), Human Service Organization (HSO), and the Early Childhood Organization and has participated in numerous campus volunteer efforts.

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

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 Morrisville campus.