Rising UFC Star Paves His Way to Success In and Out of the Ring
Mar25

Rising UFC Star Paves His Way to Success In and Out of the Ring

It’s 6:00 a.m. and while many people in his town of Uniondale, New York are still fast asleep, Aljamain Sterling is up to start his day. He drives over to Uniondale High School where he teaches part-time until school is dismissed around 2:30 p.m.  At 3 p.m., he heads over to the school gymnasium to coach varsity wrestling before jetting out at 6 p.m. to make it to a jiu-jitsu or sparring class. And if he hasn’t crashed yet, he attends...

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5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do
Nov14

5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do

This month brought the first freeze across much of New York State and with it, snow. The end of the fall semester and beginning of the spring semester on SUNY campuses sees a lot of beautifully cold weather (AKA, activities). Since SUNY has campuses on Long Island, in New York City, the Adirondack Mountains, on a Great Lake, near the Canadian Border, and close to Niagara Falls, the weather itself varies but climate is very similar:...

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Morrisville State serves up local products during New York Farm Day
Oct16

Morrisville State serves up local products during New York Farm Day

Morrisville State College recently displayed some of its tasty fare in Washington, D.C. The college showcased an array of food samples during New York Farm Day, an annual event which boasts New York State agricultural products. The event, sponsored by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, brought together producers of New York’s award-winning wines, farm-fresh products and seafood, as well as leading restaurateurs from across New York State,...

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Apples Across New York State
Oct11

Apples Across New York State

Did you know that New York State designated the apple as the official state fruit in 1976? New York is the second largest apple producing state in the United States, producing about 2.5 million bushels of apples annually. Among the 10 common varieties of apples, Cortland apples remain one of the the most popular and most produced apples in New York state. In order to ensure that our state has the best quality of apples, New York has...

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Get Lost in Morrisville Corn Maze
Sep11

Get Lost in Morrisville Corn Maze

A Morrisville Mustang is making a spectacular debut. The jaunty college icon is the theme of this year’s famed corn maze at the popular Critz Farms in Cazenovia. Critz Farms and Morrisville State partnered to design the giant Mustang Madness Corn Maze which features more than eight acres of challenging twists. The maze opens Sept. 14 and also marks the beginning of the Critz Farms Fall Harvest Celebration which runs through Oct. 27....

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Alumni Roundup: August 13, 2013
Aug13

Alumni Roundup: August 13, 2013

See What SUNY Alumni are Accomplishing This Week! In addition to our regular Alumni Profile series, we hear about great things our graduates are doing around the country. Why not share them?   Recent SUNY New Paltz graduate Kaleigh Griffin produced such a captivating senior thesis documentary this spring that she has been asked to remove it from the Web pending film festival entries and distribution. University at Albany and SUNY...

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Morrisville State College Dairy Judging Team Invited Abroad
Jul23

Morrisville State College Dairy Judging Team Invited Abroad

Morrisville State’s dairy judging team recently participated in Scotland’s prestigious Royal Highland Show. The five-student team earned a spot in the show, Scotland’s top agricultural event, after placing second at the World Dairy Expo. “This was truly a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Justine Deming, assistant professor of dairy science, who led the Morrisville dairy judging team. “Opportunities like this enable...

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Alumni Profile: Athena Lazo
Jul16

Alumni Profile: Athena Lazo

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Athena Lazo is a performer, contestant, and fitness buff. She graduated from SUNY Morrisville State College in 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Communication for Online Media. She has since cheered for the New England Patriots and competed on Dwyane “The Rock”...

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