College, Local School Districts Receive Smart Scholars Grant
(07/29/2011) Three Schoharie County school districts will be sending students to SUNY Cobleskill over the next three years, thanks to winning a highly competitive $199,999 grant.
College President Dr. Donald P. Zingale Announces Retirement
(07/28/2011) SUNY Cobleskill President Dr. Donald P. Zingale has announced his retirement, effective August 3, 2011. Zingale was appointed the 11th president in SUNY Cobleskill history in January 2008, and was officially inaugurated on May 29, 2009.
University Business Magazine and Higher One Honor College for its Model of Efficiency
(07/22/2011) SUNY Cobleskill is one of six colleges and universities nationwide recognized by University Business magazine's "Models of Efficiency" program, which is sponsored by Higher One, a company that assists in college technology and payment services operations.
Ag Science Professor Visits Belarus as Part of Farmer to Farmer Program
(07/05/2011) Dr. John Tryon, professor of agricultural science at SUNY Cobleskill, recently returned from a two-week trip to Belarus as part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Farmer-to-Farmer program.
Histotechnology Students Receive National Recognition
(06/20/2011) SUNY Cobleskill Histotechnology students Thomas Bushnell of East Berne, N.Y., Kristen Martin of Fishkill, N.Y., and Jun Jie Liang of Esperance, N.Y., are 2011 recipients of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) National Student Honor Award recognizing excellence in the laboratory professions.
College Hosts 25th Annual Foundation Golf Tournament
(06/08/2011) SUNY Cobleskill hosts its 25th annual Foundation Golf Tournament on Friday, June 24, at the Cobleskill Golf and Country Club. Proceeds from the event help secure the financial resources necessary to sustain scholarships held within the SUNY Cobleskill Foundation and Alumni Association, as well as professional development for faculty and staff.
Council for Student Activities Named APCA Programming Board of the Year
(06/08/2011) SUNY Cobleskill's Council for Student Activities has been named the Association for Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) Programming Board of the Year, a prestigious award given to a college's campus activities board that has demonstrated the most consistent and innovative events calendar during the previous year.
College's Child Development Center Earns NAEYC Accreditation
(06/02/2011) SUNY Cobleskill's Effie Bennett-Powe Child Development Center has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals.
Turf Alum Oversees Valhalla Golf Club for Senior PGA Championship
(05/31/2011) SUNY Cobleskill alum Roger Meier, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Class A golf course superintendent at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky., has the golf course in great shape for the PGA of America's Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, May 26-29.
Temple Grandin's Speech at the Palace Theatre
(05/23/2011) The video of Temple Grandin's speech at Albany's Palace Theatre on Wednesday, May 4, 2011.
Get Ready to Garden
(05/20/2011) Creating Healthy Places, lead by SUNY Cobleskill's Beard Wellness Center, is partnering with Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie County and Cobleskill Community Gardens to host Gardening Basics on Saturday, June 4, from 9 - 11 a.m. in the College's Curtis Mott Lounge. In addition, Creating Healthy Places has added additional beds to the Cobleskill Community Garden and there are plots open for the 2011 gardening season.
College Named to President Obama's Community Service Honor Roll
(05/19/2011) SUNY Cobleskill has been named to President Barack Obama's 2010 Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. It is the second straight year the College is recognized for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community.
Two Faculty Members Receive 2011 Chancellor's Awards
(05/09/2011) SUNY Cobleskill Professor of Psychology Dr. Harald Abrahamsen and Director of Institutional Research and Assessment Jennifer Gray are recipients of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service and the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service, respectively. They will be recognized at the College's 93rd Commencement on Saturday, May 14 at 1 p.m.
Annual Plant Sale Set for May 7
(04/27/2011) SUNY Cobleskill's Plant Science department will hold its annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the campus' Hodder Hall. All the plants are grown by Plant Science students, and the funds raised will be used to support and enhance educational programs.