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SUNY Morrisville is among handful of locations in New York State hosting Global Game Jam January 31-February 2

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. —  SUNY Morrisville is among a handful of locations in New York State serving as a jam site for the 2020 Global Game Jam™ (GGJ), the world’s largest game creation event, taking place Jan. 31-Feb. 2.  

Registration for the Morrisville site is still open for students and non-students over the age 18 of all skills levels at Global Game Jam 2020 (https://www.morrisville.edu/events/globalgamejam2020).

SUNY Morrisville Norwich students take aim against poverty in their community

NORWICH, N.Y. — For some, it was their first look at poverty. For others, it was their first chance to help. 

Seven human services students in Assistant Professor Julanne Burton’s Introduction to Human Services class, at the SUNY Morrisville Norwich Campus, are participating in a class project, Big Ideas About Poverty.  

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Unrelenting spirit of giving drives Volunteer of the Year

Patricia “Patty” King ’77 is spirited by helping others. Whether it’s running, racing, volunteering, leading, hiring, mentoring or otherwise, she does all she can to support her career field, her alma mater and the people she serves through both.

Her infectious energy, enthusiasm and commitment toward making a difference in others’ lives all played a part in her receiving SUNY Morrisville’s Volunteer of the Year Award.  

SUNY Morrisville EOP student lauded for academic achievement

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. —SUNY Morrisville criminal justice student Kalif Amritt, of Queens, is among the recipients of SUNY’s inaugural Norman R. McConney Jr. Award for Student Excellence.

The award, which recognizes outstanding Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) students for their academic achievements, celebrates students who have overcome significant obstacles in life to achieve their educational and personal goals. The award is named after the late Norman McConney Jr., one of the architects of the statewide EOP and champion of youth empowerment.

SUNY Morrisville Norwich student receives SUNY-wide ACT Award for Excellence & Student Initiative Scholarship

NORWICH, N.Y. — Despite a rare degenerative disease that has forced her to change the course of her life, Marsha Friedel is still all heart. And she is putting it to good use.  

The New Berlin resident and human services student at the SUNY Morrisville Norwich Campus is going to college at age 52, blazing a trail of giving along the way.  

Friedel’s spirit and commitment are among the reasons she earned the State University of New York Association of Council Members and College Trustees Award for Excellence in Student Initiative Scholarship. 

SUNY Morrisville exhibits veteran's work in college library

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — An exhibit showcasing art created by SUNY Morrisville student and United States Army veteran Christopher Richards, of Eaton, is on display now through January in the Donald Butcher Library at the SUNY Morrisville campus. 

Richards, who served as a combat medic, is an individual studies (pre-nursing) student. His work features charcoal and pencil, and color architectural drawings of countryside barns. 

An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the library.

SUNY Morrisville presents Tom Griffin’s “The Boys Next Door”

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — The SUNY Morrisville Theater Department and Student Government Organization present Tom Griffin’s “The Boys Next Door,” Thursday, Oct. 31, Friday, Nov. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 2 at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov.  3 at 2 p.m. in the theater of the college’s John W. Stewart Center for Student Activities (STUAC).
 
The play, which takes place in a communal residence house in a New England city, provides a humorous commentary on the lives of four men who live under the supervision of a young, burned out social worker.  

SUNY Morrisville hosts School of Agriculture, Business & Technology conference Oct. 19

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — Learn about important issues, trends and career opportunities in the fields of agriculture, manufacturing, architecture, tourism, hospitality and culinary, and network with leading professionals at SUNY Morrisville’s School of Agriculture, Business & Technology conference, Advancing Knowledge and Opportunities in Agriculture, Business and Technology Through Community Engagement, Education and Networking, on Saturday, Oct. 19. 

Morrisville State College helps local girls afford dance dresses

From pink taffeta trimmed in sequins, to sleek beaded, ruffled, plain, long, or short—a collection of dresses and gowns are looking for dates for upcoming holiday and winter school dances.

More than 200 dresses, stocked at Cinderella's Closet with the help of Morrisville State College faculty, staff and students, hope to dazzle their way to area teens in time for holiday frolics and festivities.