A 1997 Mustang Cobra is getting the chance to shine again, thanks to students in Alexander Graf’s auto body technology classes. Gone is the faded paint, replaced with metallic green to make it look like new again. The Cobra is one of the many projects going on in SUNY Morrisville’s auto body technology program under the leadership of Graf, instructional support assistant.
The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and The State University of New York (SUNY) joined with SUNY Morrisville and developmental disabilities service provider ACHIEVE today to announce that the college’s direct support microcredential program in the field of developmental disabilities is accepting spring enrollment for this successful program, which will soon graduate 35 students into the field.
SUNY Morrisville has been recognized as an AmeriCorps School of National Service, making it easier for alumni of the national service program to pursue the applied, hands-on education offered at the college. As a School of National Service, prospective students who have served in AmeriCorps are eligible for a $1,500 annual scholarship at SUNY Morrisville, along with potential for additional merit and need- based scholarships, in-state tuition for out-of-state alumni and priority admissions consideration.
It was a day to learn all things agriculture! And there was plenty to learn about from horses, aquaculture and dairy, to maple syrup and soil science. Twenty-five booths were part of this year’s Ag Day at SUNY Morrisville, which attracted nearly 500 participants, including students from Hamilton, Madison, Stockbridge Valley and Morrisville-Eaton’s agriculture programs.
SUNY Morrisville has been recognized again for its excellence with numerous listings in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, including a jump as a Top Performer on Social Mobility The annual report ranks colleges and universities nationwide according to their performance on diverse measures of academic quality. Regional universities and regional colleges are divided and ranked in four geographical groups: North, South, Midwest and West.
SUNY Morrisville’s annual Autumn Review Sale, “Magic of Morrisville,” is Saturday, Sept. 23. The sale starts at 11 a.m. at the college’s former draft horse barn at 5350 Hart Road in Morrisville, near the Arnold R. Fisher Dairy Complex off of Eaton Street. The sale features 46 live lots up for consignment plus semen lots. View the sale catalog and bid at cowbuyer.com. The event also features a silent auction, which includes semen packages, cow-themed items, feed, services and products.
SUNY Morrisville’s woods sports team is gearing up for a new season and is looking for new members to join them! Coach Seth Carsten, a former professional woodsman, is seeking veterans and rookies of varying majors and abilities to join the team, which showcases speed and precision with axes, chainsaws and other tools associated with traditional lumberjacking challenges.
SUNY Morrisville’s Norwich Campus has partnered with local organization, ACHIEVE, to help strengthen New York’s direct support professional workforce. The move follows a recent announcement from SUNY regarding schools partnering with the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) through a direct support microcredential program that will provide training leading to national certification in the field of developmental disabilities.
SUNY Morrisville can be spotted throughout this year’s Great New York State Fair, which runs Wednesday, Aug. 23-Monday, Sept. 4.
MORRISVILLE, NY — SUNY Morrisville’s Arnold R. Fisher Dairy Complex is among farms throughout Madison County that will open its doors and showcase its facility to the public during Open Farm Day on Saturday, July 29. Open Farm Day, held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., offers visitors an opportunity to see 26 working farms in Madison County, meet local farmers, enjoy tours and demonstrations, animals and products tastings.