Mar 09, 2010
The squishy pastel candy confections associated with Easter, Peter Cottontail and spring are making their way into more than children's baskets and festive grocery store displays, and proving they aren't just for eating anymore. On the Norwich campus of Morrisville State College, the sparkly marshmallow treats are the subject of a creative competition in which participants are tasked to make a diorama (three-dimensional scene) using the famed “Peeps.”
Morrisville Automotive Faculty, Students Assist Cornell University Students With Fuel-Efficient Competition Vehicle
Mar 08, 2010
Morrisville State College automotive faculty and students recently rolled up their sleeves and pitched in to help a team of Cornell University students ready its wheels for upcoming competition.
Mar 04, 2010
Morrisville State College student, Jennifer Shultz, 19, of Dillsburg, Pa., was recently awarded a scholarship from the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation. The $3,500 scholarship is given to students based on their participation at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, academic achievement, financial need, and participation in 4-H or Future Farmers of America (FFA), and community service.
Mar 03, 2010
Morrisville State College is featuring an art exhibit, Agricultural Acts, in the Donald G. Butcher Library gallery through April 2. The display, which focuses on food and farming, includes a number of artists from the local area featuring work from a variety of genres. A reception for the artists will be held in the gallery on March 4 from 5-6:30 p.m.
Morrisville State College Renewable Energy Training Center Schedules First of Four-Part Wind Technician Workshop Series
Mar 02, 2010
Morrisville State College's Renewable Energy Training Center (RETC) is hosting two sessions of a four-part series of wind technician workshops to prepare workers for site assessment, installation, and maintenance of small wind turbines at the residential and farm scale.
Morrisville State College Student Tops Off Educational Experience, Participates in SUNY Discover China Program
Feb 19, 2010
Courtney Supa's diverse experiences at Morrisville State College have taken her many places. Through her agricultural business development major, she's traveled to farms to assist in appraisal processes, has visited local consumer markets and has roamed to destinations throughout the world via her laptop computer.
Morrisville State College Faculty, Staff and Students Lead WeHeartHaiti Crusade to Restore Hope and Help to Throttled Nation
Feb 17, 2010
T-shirts emblazoned with words of hope and a bandage transcending through a red heart, are becoming a common sight on the Morrisville State College campus. The insignia, WeHeartHaiti, decorating posters on classroom walls, hallways and dining areas too, illustrates a campus-wide crusade to support Haiti relief efforts in the wake of the 7.0 earthquake that ravaged the impoverished Caribbean nation.
Gain Energy Efficiency Tips, Learn About Renewable Energy Technology at Morrisville State College's Renewable Energy Training Center Open Houses
Feb 11, 2010
Gain tips on how to conserve energy and save money, and learn about renewable energy technology during two open houses at Morrisville State College's Renewable Energy Training Center (RETC). Open houses will be held March 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. and April 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the center located in Shannon Hall, room 104B.
Feb 11, 2010
Morrisville State College instructor Loren Maki is among automotive professionals selected to present at VISION KC 2010, a hi-tech automotive training conference and expo in Kansas City, Missouri March 4-7. Maki, of Canastota, N.Y., will present a “train the trainer” seminar March 6 and 7 on Techniques For Teaching Automotive Troubleshooting.
Feb 04, 2010
From the moment Caylin Relkoff laced up a pair of hockey skates and raced in wide-eyed amazement around the rink, it was evident the three-year-old was destined for the ice. The same energy beaming in his eyes 20 years later tells the story of a willed boy from Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada, who set out to pursue a dream to play hockey—and never let his goal out of sight.
Morrisville State College Renewable Energy Training Center Co-Sponsors Advanced Hydronic System Design Seminar
Jan 25, 2010
Morrisville State College's Renewable Energy Training Center (RETC) is co-sponsoring a one-day seminar, Advanced Hydronic System Design. The seminar, for consulting engineers, heating contractors and heating equipment suppliers, is scheduled Feb. 26, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica.
Jan 22, 2010
Two Syracuse residents have joined the Morrisville State College staff. Melissa Reider is executive director of Advancement and College Relations. Amy Roberts is director of Public Relations. In her new role, Reider oversees fundraising, public relations, alumni affairs, government relations, and career services.
Jan 19, 2010
Sledding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and snow sculpting are among the activities planned for Winter Fest, which will be held Feb. 13 from 2-7 p.m. Events will take place at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building and the Morrisville-Eaton Elementary School baseball field, both located on Eaton Street.
Morrisville State Renewable Energy Training Center To Host Solar PV Site Assessment and Proposals, Wind Site Assessment and Proposals Workshops
Jan 11, 2010
Morrisville State College's Renewable Energy Training Center (RETC) is hosting two one-day workshops pertaining to solar and wind energy. Solar PV Site Assessment and Proposals—A Contractor's Perspective is scheduled for Jan. 29 and Small Wind Site Assessment and Proposals—A Contractor's Perspective is scheduled for Feb. 5. Both workshops are from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the RETC located in Shannon Hall. Sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Jan 07, 2010
Tim Penix, of Syracuse, was recently hired as vice president of the Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center (EOC). Penix has worked at Morrisville State College since 1998, most recently as associate vice president for academic enrichment. Throughout his tenure, he served in a variety of capacities including director of multicultural affairs. He also worked as an admissions counselor at the college from 1992 to 1995.
Jan 06, 2010
Morrisville State College's Office of Workforce Development and Community Education is offering a class to help students prepare for the S.A.T. The eight-week course, S.A.T. Prep, meets Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, from Feb. 27 to April 24 (class will not be held on April 3) at the college's Norwich Campus, 20 Conkey Ave., adjacent to the Eaton Center in Norwich.
Morrisville State College to Host Inspirational Presentation Featuring Historical, Dramatic Portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dec 21, 2009
Morrisville State College will host an inspiring presentation, “Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” by award-winning author and actor, Barry Scott, on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. in the John W. Stewart Center for Student Activities (STUAC) theatre. During the event, which is free and open to the public, Scott will discuss the Civil Rights Movement and will also portray King, recreating some of his most inspiring speeches.
Dec 03, 2009
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.
Nov 25, 2009
Innovative minds, laptop computers, collaborative ideas and a 48-hour timeframe—these are just some of the components of a global event that's generating buzz on the Morrisville State College campus. The college will be part of the 2010 International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Global Game Jam (GGJ) that takes place all over the world Jan. 29-31, hosting teams on its campus for the first time.
Morrisville State College to Hold Poinsettia Sale Beginning Nov. 30 Featuring Bountiful Crop of Premium Plants Grown by Students
Nov 24, 2009
Deep velvet red, bright red mixed with baby whites, rich pink, white and peppermint—a hearty harvest has reaped a bountiful feast for the public eye.
Alumnus Nets Memories That Bond Former Soccer Teammates Decades After Graduating From Morrisville State College, Receives Alumni Award
Nov 23, 2009
It was the first time he had lived away from home. Frank Malpigli packed a suitcase filled with clothes, a toothbrush and soccer ball and headed off to college. The Long Island native knew little about Morrisville State College, the place in Central New York where he would spend the next two years amassing a lifetime of unforgettable memories.
Nov 18, 2009
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be arriving in the village of Morrisville on Dec. 4 for the annual Christmas tree lighting and carol sing. The free event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Crouse Community Center on South Street. The campus and village are invited to participate in the event, which will be held regardless of local weather-related school closings.
Nov 17, 2009
They traveled from as far away as Spain, Denmark and Australia with a common goal—to advance the field of equine dentistry. Twelve candidates from all over the world spent four days at Morrisville State College performing testing on the college's horses to become certified by the International Association of Equine Dentistry (IAED).
Oct 27, 2009
The Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference (ECWC) recently released its pre-season weight class individual rankings, selecting Morrisville State College sophomore wrestler, Wheeler Brunschmid (Sherburne, NY/Sherburne-Earlville) fifth in the 184 pound weight class. Brunschmid finished last season with a 12-13 overall record, recording one technical fall, two major decisions and three pins in his freshman campaign.
Eight Morrisville State College Norwich Campus Students Receive Award for Participation in Community Service Project
Oct 27, 2009
Eight students from the Norwich Campus of Morrisville State College have been recognized for their participation in a community service project. The students were all part of a food drive to benefit Roots and Wings, a non-profit organization that helps the needy in the local Norwich community.