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MORRISVILLE, NY— Andrew O’Connell wants to add top collegiate lumberjack to his list of 2018 achievements.

The 20-year-old member of the SUNY Morrisville woods sports team has proven himself as one of the best lumberjacks in the country after earning a ticket to the national STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series Championships, July 27-29 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.... → Read more
MORRISVILLE, NY—The tears on Sarah Pylinski’s cheeks were happy ones. Clasping a diploma under one arm and her two children in the other, she had a difficult time containing her emotions.

“A college degree will open so many doors,” said the single mother, from Norwich, who made the decision to go to college at age 32 to make a better life for herself and her children.... → Read more

MORRISVILLE, NY¬—Morrisville State College student Unique Wellington chose a cow he named “Heffy” for his first time presenting in the ring.

“She was the friendliest of the group,” he said of the heifer he showed during the college’s Spring Showmanship event.... → Read more

MORRISVILLE, NY—As Jaguar Land Rover North America opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art North American Headquarters, select Morrisville State College auto students and faculty stood on the sparkling showroom floor in awe.... → Read more

MORRISVILLE, NY—Morrisville State College is seeking farmer partners to participate in its 2018 growing season industrial hemp research trials.

Farmers interested in growing 10 acres of hemp must submit an application (link below).

Selected participants will receive seed, soil testing and crop consulting in return for planting, fertilizing and harvesting the crop.... → Read more

MORRISVILLE, NY—During one weekend each year, a special event brings alumnus Taylor McDowell back to Morrisville State College to follow a passion. 

“Game programming is a dream of mine,” said McDowell, who graduated from Morrisville in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in information technology: application software development.... → Read more

MORRISVILLE, NY­—Morrisville State College is gearing up to serve as a jam site for the 2018 Global Game Jam® (GGJ), the world’s largest on-site game creation event, taking place Jan. 26-28.... → Read more

MORRISVILLE, NY—Two new products produced by Morrisville students are on the market.

Hemp granola and “On the Go” energy bites hit the shelves of Nelson Farms Country Store this week. The products will make their debut during a holiday open house and sampling Friday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a..m.-5 p.m. at Nelson Farms on Route 20 in Cazenovia.... → Read more

MORRISVILLE, NY—Morrisville State College’s equine program shined during the 44th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE), held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., Nov. 5.... → Read more

MORRISVILLE, NY¬—Morrisville State College automotive students got a first-hand look at industry trends while networking with automotive professionals and potential future employers during the annual SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show held in Las Vegas Oct. 28-Nov. 3.... → Read more