Aug 24, 2022
SUNY Morrisville can be spotted throughout this year’s Great New York State Fair, which runs Wednesday, Aug. 24-Monday, Sept. 5.
Aug 23, 2022
MORRISVILLE, NY — SUNY Morrisville alumnus Andrew O’Connell is gearing up for a busy year. The 2018 graduate crushed the Men’s US STIHL® Rookie Championships in Little Rock, Arkansas, July 21, taking home a gold medal, setting a national rookie record and landing a spot in the STIHL® Rookie World Championships in Sweden next year. Training starts now for the world event, O’Connell said in a recent telephone interview.
SUNY Morrisville professor and students’ work with aquatic drones and turtles is published in scientific journal
Jul 12, 2022
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — A real-life classroom approach is giving students in Eric Diefenbacher’s herpetology class valuable field skills and an opportunity to explore and develop research skills for their future careers. And it led his Fall 2019 class to be published in the Journal of North American Herpetology.
May 18, 2022
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — There’s no mistaking SUNY Morrisville professor Sheila Marshman’s compelling dedication as a teacher. “My purpose is to help others find theirs,” she said. She has spent the last two decades devoting her life to that teaching philosophy. It’s fueled her as a teacher, spirited an entire campus and shepherded countless graduates to find and follow their purpose.
Apr 25, 2022
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — The SUNY Morrisville campus was bustling with activity as it celebrated its first successful Earth Day event. Community service projects and various activities were held throughout the day, helping create new campus tradition to join in acts of kindness that tie into sustainability and inspire them to protect the environment.
Apr 25, 2022
MORRISVILLE, NY — Did you know that SUNY Morrisville’s herd of approximately 160 milking cows produces 95 pounds of milk per cow, per day, some of which is used in the college’s cheese curds? Or that a dairy cow chews an average of 50 times per minute? Learn more about cows, agriculture, SUNY Morrisville’s academic programs and its dairy complex during Spring on the Farm, Saturday, April 30, 2022.
SUNY Morrisville is honored with Tree Campus Higher Education recognition for ninth consecutive year
Mar 25, 2022
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville has been honored once again for its commitment to effective urban forest management, receiving 2021 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Mar 09, 2022
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — There’s a lot to look at in professor Elisa Livengood’s marine lab at SUNY Morrisville. Colorful rock flower anemones, sea urchins and Aiptasia anemones are new species for student-driven projects in her research in aquatic science II class this semester. “It’s an exciting lab,” said Livengood, associate professor of aquaculture & aquatic science. “There’s always something different and new focusing on our applied learning approach.”
Jan 26, 2022
MORRISVILLE, NY — Growing up on a fruit farm in Pennsylvania, Charles “Chip” Ax III had his roots planted deeply in agriculture at an early age. It led to roles with FFA, running a crop farm in St. Lawrence County, becoming a high school and BOCES ag teacher, and eventually found an outlet in the college classroom, where he has been educating SUNY Morrisville students to become agricultural leaders for more than a decade.
Jan 19, 2022
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — Interested in making a game and being part of a global experiment in creativity? SUNY Morrisville is once again serving as a host site for Global Game Jam®, the world’s largest game jam event, taking place Friday, Jan. 28-Sunday, Jan. 30. During the worldwide event, participants are given a central theme and just 48 hours to create a video or board/card game.
Dec 07, 2021
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — Architectural studies & design students combined their skills and talents to build life-size person pods during a semester-end project that turned classroom lessons into real-world experience.
Nov 30, 2021
Seven members of the New York State University Police at SUNY Morrisville were recently recognized by the SUNY Police Chiefs Association, receiving 2021 University Police Awards. Honored with Professional Service Awards for their outstanding service are: lieutenants James McCartney and Philip Netzband and police officers Stephen Leuthauser, Tyler Morgan, Cody Welch, Luke Learned and Nicole Wright. Officers Wright, Morgan and Welch are all SUNY Morrisville alumni.
Nov 29, 2021
Two SUNY Morrisville equine students wrapped up an exciting internship at the college’s western barn, which enabled them to participate at Central New York Reining Horse Association (CNYRHA) shows and take home numerous awards. Victoria Epstein, of Liberty, and Lindsey Eberle, of Holbrook, competed in the Green Reiner 1 and Green Reiner 2 classes to accumulate points for year-end awards, both through the CNYRHA Club and the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA).
Oct 21, 2021
SUNY Morrisville made another move toward clean energy with the grand opening of its new Agricultural and Clean Energy Technology (ACET) Center. Students, faculty and staff, along with industry partners and VIPs, gathered to celebrate at the new $16 million, 30,000-square-foot applied learning technology building, which houses the college’s renewable energy, agricultural engineering and diesel technology programs. Students started taking classes in the building this semester.
Sep 24, 2021
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville has been recognized again for its excellence with numerous listings in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, receiving high marks as a Best Regional College and Top Social Mobility College.
SUNY Morrisville students get visit from array of creatures as professor brings live-learning to his classroom
Sep 14, 2021
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — Before they go out into the field to study reptiles and amphibians, students in Associate Professor Eric Diefenbacher’s Herpetology class get an indoor lesson in how to safely handle them. A table lined with frogs, lizards and snakes in captive tanks set the scene for one of his first classroom lessons this semester, a real-life learning exercise for students who will venture out to study the creatures in their natural habitat in the coming weeks.
Sep 14, 2021
In addition to great food, eye-opening exhibits and commercial attractions, fairgoers once again got an up-close view at SUNY Morrisville’s innovative programs, one-of-a-kind learning and alluring draft horses during this year’s Great New York State Fair. Faculty and staff stirred up interest during Agricultural Education Days, providing information about the college’s exciting academic programs and innovative learning going on inside and outside of SUNY Morrisville classrooms.
Aug 30, 2021
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville automotive professor Ron Alexander, of Fair Haven, spent part of his summer polishing his skills training Mopar dealer technicians at the Mopar Training Center in Rochester. Alexander, associate professor of automotive technology, assisted with training of a new diagnostic lab scope, which is being implemented in dealership service departments.
Aug 20, 2021
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — SUNY Morrisville is bringing its innovation, competition Belgian hitch and exciting hands-on approach to learning to The Great New York State Fair again this year.
Aug 15, 2021
There were smiles of joy, relief, elbow bumping, physically distanced selfies and Mustang Pride was in full swing as SUNY Morrisville graduates celebrated scaled-back, in-person ceremonies in lieu of a traditional commencement this year.
Aug 15, 2021
“If your goal is to make difference, you start with journalism and Morrisville.” Those words spoken by SUNY Morrisville journalism graduate Mike Gormley are precisely what he has been doing as a reporter covering politics and government for four decades.
Aug 15, 2021
Inspiring entrepreneur selected as a Forbes Next 1000 honoree
Going Clean: New Agricultural and Clean Energy Technology Center feeds hungry industry with qualified grads
Aug 15, 2021
The future of agriculture, engineering and energy isn’t confined to traditional desks and lecture halls at SUNY Morrisville. Students will begin taking classes this fall in the $16 million Agricultural and Clean Energy Technology (ACET) Center, a 30,000-square foot applied learning technology building that will bolster the renewable energy, agricultural engineering, and diesel technology programs.
Building Successful Careers: As the demand for skilled residential construction workers goes through the roof, SUNY Morrisville professor embraces the challenge
Aug 15, 2021
As a hot housing market and spike in home remodeling propel the need for skilled tradespeople in the residential construction industry, Mike Gridley ’04 is doing his part to ease the demand. The assistant professor of residential construction at SUNY Morrisville has been teaching the tricks of his trade and molding skilled workers for more than two decades in the classroom and as proprietor of Gridley Construction, in Hamilton, New York.
Aug 15, 2021
“It’s worth it if you put in the effort,” said Danielle Bunting ’21 while reflecting on her time as a SUNY Morrisville Mustang.