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.
Faculty, staff, student ambassadors and volunteers packed SUNY Morrisville’s new recreation center excitedly answering questions from more than 130 inquisitive prospective students and their families during the college’s Open House on Oct. 21. Among them was Alex Imperio, whose last-minute decision to attend ended up with him winning a scholarship, further rousing his excitement to be a Mustang. His sights set on the criminal justice program, Imperio wants to follow in family footsteps to become a state trooper.
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 welcomed its largest incoming class in years with 950 students. “This has been an incredible year for SUNY Morrisville,” said Caleb McGuire, director of Admissions. “I’ve been honored to work with our Admissions team and faculty and staff across campus to help each of these 950 students find their place at SUNY Morrisville.” “I am delighted to welcome every member of this class as they make their home at SUNY Morrisville,” President David Rogers said.
There was no containing the excitement in Sarah Dickinson’s voice — her lifelong dream of helping horses finally coming true as she checked in as a new student during SUNY Morrisville’s Welcome Weekend events, Aug 24-27. The 18-year-old SUNY Morrisville student, from Ripley, followed her passion for horses, enrolling in the college’s equine science, equine rehabilitation program.