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MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — She’s generally a jovial horse, but Lola is happier than ever these days. Poking her nose through a stall at the SUNY Morrisville Western barn, she nickers at two students on whose care she has come to rely the past few months. Equine students Kaitlin Renschen and Kendalle Booth are equally excited to see their four-legged friend, having a natural conversation with her as they…
NORWICH, N.Y. — The SUNY Morrisville Norwich Campus is offering a new human services certificate, which is available online and on campus. The 21-credit program provides education and training to individuals who are looking for a career helping others and for professionals already employed in the human services field who want to advance their careers. The campus also offers an A.A.S. degree in…
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville has announced its plan to reopen campus this fall, after receiving approval from SUNY and meeting New York State Department of Health’s Reopening New York Higher Education Guidelines. Plans are subject to change due to new information, guidance and/or direction received from the State of New York and the Governor’s Office. The academic calendar offers a…
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — Six SUNY Morrisville faculty and staff members were recently honored for their dedication and contributions to students, the campus and their community. Receiving awards are: • SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Gregory W. Sydoriw, of Morrisville • SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, Paul Buckingham, of Morrisville • SUNY Chancellor’s…
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — Jamie Cyr, of Chittenango, is the new chief financial officer at SUNY Morrisville, beginning July 1. Cyr comes to SUNY Morrisville with extensive experience in financial planning and forecasting and leading complex auxiliary services organizations in hospitality and higher education industries. “Jamie has impressive skills,” said SUNY Morrisville President David Rogers. “His…
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville has canceled its annual Fall Yearling Sale planned for Sunday, Sept. 20 at the college’s Nancy Sears Stowell Arena on Swamp Road in the town of Smithfield. The decision to cancel the sale, which draws a crowd of potential buyers, sellers, trainers and owners from across the Northeast, is based on concerns with the public health threat of COVID-19, which forced…
NORWICH, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville’s Norwich Campus will celebrate its graduates during a drive-thru ceremony on Wednesday, May 27, from 1-2 p.m., in the campus parking lot on Conkey Ave. Faculty and staff will be in full regalia, joined by bagpipers amid other pomp and circumstance.  “We are in a unique position to do this, since our students live locally,” said Lindsey Lefevre, director of the…
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — Before she goes in for her night shift as a nurse, Kirsten Krause does a video chat with her four-year-old son, Nicholas. He runs around the house with the phone showing her his kittens and the puzzles he is working on at home. She tells him she loves him and will be home as soon as she is done helping people, fighting back tears as he blows her a kiss goodbye. The daily calls…
NORWICH, N.Y. — The SUNY Morrisville Norwich Campus, Roots & Wings, and Cornell Cooperative Extension are partnering to help those in need in their local community. They’re accepting donations for a free local dairy and agricultural drive-thru planned on Thursdays; May 7, May 21 and June 4 at the Chenango County Fairgrounds. It will be held from 2 p.m. until supplies run out. Patrons are…
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — An overwhelming response has expanded the second SUNY Morrisville and community dairy drive-thru, which will be held Friday, April 17, past the college’s Dairy Complex on Eaton Street (where it was held last week). The free dairy drive is 4-6 p.m. or until products are gone. Once on Eaton Street, patrons will be directed where to go to pick up dairy products.   The new…