Norwich Campus

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…
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…
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…
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.   Burton implemented the concept in her classroom three years ago after…
Alumni and students play a role in harnessing community solar energy In Tompkins County, 6,804 solar panels sit on a 13-acre plot of farmland in the town of Endfield. The 2.3-megawatt solar array helps power 373 households, reducing greenhouse gases by 1,430 metric tons annually, the equivalent of removing 306 cars from the road. The project came to life with the help of a group of graduates from…
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…
NORWICH, N.Y. — As part of its 50th-anniversary celebration, the SUNY Morrisville Norwich Campus hosted a dinner to honor members of the local community.    During the event, the following five community members received awards for exemplary service:  •    Margaret (Peggy) Raynor received the Lifetime Achievement in Leadership Award for 16 years of service as the campus’s former dean. Raynor…
SHERBURNE, NY—Talon Abrams has been fascinated with amphibians and reptiles since he was 4 years old, catching snakes and frogs in a backyard creek at his Madison home. Some even made their way into his bedroom so he could examine them more closely in a glass bowl.  That allure eventually led him to SUNY Morrisville to pursue a bachelor’s degree in renewable resources technology. He wants to land…
MORRISVILLE, NY—A SUNY Morrisville professor is bringing his classroom to life. Assistant professor of biology Eric Diefenbacher from the SUNY Morrisville Norwich Campus recently took two of his classes outdoors for “live-learning” sessions. Students from Diefenbacher’s Herpetology course ventured to Owens West Wildlife Management Area at Morrisville’s main campus to search for, identify and…