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MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville once again has been honored for its commitment to effective urban forest management, receiving 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation. For the eighth consecutive year, the college has received recognition from Tree Campus Higher Education, a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation, which honors colleges…
Today represents a remarkable confluence of two important national recognition weeks, both very important to SUNY Morrisville. The first is National Teacher Appreciation Week, which officially began Monday and ends today. Throughout this week, students, parents and communities have come together to celebrate educators and share posts on social media using #thankateacher. The National Education…
Earth Day 2021 and 1915 In 1970, then Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin worked to establish the first Earth Day, both as a celebration of and a commitment to our precious planet Earth. Since that time, each April 22 has offered an opportunity for organizations and individuals everywhere to review and renew commitments to preserve the many natural gifts bestowed by our planet.  SUNY Morrisville…
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — Take a drive to Nelson Farms County Store, in Nelson, and pick up a bottle of Cow Tippin’ Steak Sauce. Students in Assistant Professor Scott Colby’s distribution & marketing of agricultural products class at SUNY Morrisville rebranded the tasty product and earned an award for their marketing plan.   Agricultural business students Tiffany Ramos, Taylor Brandofino and Cuyler…
The SUNY Morrisville arboriculture program recently received $1,000 worth of equipment donated by Bartlett Tree Experts, the world's leading scientific tree and shrub care company. Bartlett donated two sets of pole loppers, two sets of pole pruners and a pair of long-handled loppers to the program. These tools will directly benefit natural resources and horticulture students who participate in…
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville students will soon be able to pick up dairy and other perishable items through the campus food pantry system, thanks to a State University of New York (SUNY) grant to purchase refrigeration units.  The college is among 17 SUNY schools to receive the grant, announced by SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras as part of a larger effort to ensure students on campuses have…
The SUNY Morrisville 2021 Commencement will be held virtually on Saturday, May 22. We recognize that many students, faculty, staff and families were hoping for an in-person Commencement ceremony and we regret that this will not be possible this spring. We have partnered with a company specializing in virtual ceremonies so that students will have the opportunity to contribute messages, photos and…
Thanks to SUNY Morrisville’s Automotive Department, the cruiser of a fallen police officer found its permanent home at the Discovery Center Story Garden, in Johnson City. Faculty, staff and students prepared the car of Johnson City police officer David “DW” Smith, who was killed in the line of duty in March 2014.  The vehicle honors Smith’s memory and becomes an educational part of helping…
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville has once again been honored for its outstanding support of military service members, veterans and their families, receiving the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation.  The Military Friendly® Schools list sets the standard for higher education institutions to give the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. “We have a long-standing…
SUNY Morrisville student, Shelby Benjamin, was crowned 2021-2022 New York State Dairy Princess by the American Dairy Association. In this role, she will serve as dairy ambassador, helping to promote the state’s dairy industry. Benjamin, of Norwich, previously was named Dairy Princess of Chenango County.