All About Bluebirds at the GSC

If you ever wanted to learn all about bluebirds, this program is for you. Bluebird expert John Rogers will give a PowerPoint presentation at the Great Swamp Conservancy, 8375 N. Main St., Canastota, at 1 p.m. March 30. Rogers’ program will include the nesting cycle (building nests, egg laying, raising young, etc.) and proper […]

Nazareth College inducts Anna Norman of Bridgeport to Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Nazareth College inducted its fifth class into the college’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi-the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Anna Norman of Bridgeport was inducted during a special ceremony on campus.

In 2013, Nazareth College became the 320th chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, which was founded in 1897 at the University […]

Thaddeus Karaman named to the Gettysburg College dean’s honor list

Thaddeus Karaman of Sherburne has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean’s Honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the fall 2018 semester.

Students with a quality point average of 3.60 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for a semester’s work are placed on the college’s dean’s honor list.

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Anna Kempf attends 2019 Empire 8 Conference Summit

Five student-athletes from Elmira College recently participated in the annual Empire 8 Conference Summit, held at the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa in Fairport, New York, to learn more about leadership, teamwork, and community service.

Anna Kempf of New Woodstock was one of five student-athletes from Elmira College who recently participated in the annual Empire […]

Community Bank funds scholarship for Oneida High School

Pictured from left are Oneida High School Principal Brian Gallagher and Community Bank N.A. Oneida Main St.Vice President, Branch Manager Cindy Lindauer.

Community Bank N.A. recently presented Oneida High School with a $500 donation to fund the Community Bank N.A. Principals Leadership Award. This scholarship is given to two seniors each year who demonstrate […]

Scholarships for future teachers available

High school seniors considering a career in teaching are invited to apply for an Andrew D. Rossetti Scholarship Award. The Rossetti Scholarship Awards are named in honor of the late Andrew D. Rossetti, who devoted more than 34 years of his life to the field of education.

This year, two $2,500 scholarships will be […]

Elmira students inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, awarded prizes

The Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College recently held its annual induction and banquet with 15 newly elected members of high scholarly attainment.

Prizes were also awarded to five outstanding juniors and five promising sophomores.

Those recognized included Holly Popple of Canastota, a Phi Beta Kappa inductee; and […]

Rogers Center news

Rogers Center hosts cooking with fire workshops

Christina Hall led a maple syrup education class for students in the Winter Adventure camp at Rogers Center Feb. 21, 2019.

Forget the gas or electric debate; cooking over an open fire is the way to go. If you are planning a camping trip or just looking […]

Regional Applied Learning Conference planned at SUNY Morrisville

SUNY Morrisville is hosting a Regional Applied Learning Conference, Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30, showcasing the strengths of applied learning.

The conference is co-sponsored by SUNY Morrisville, SUNY Poly and MVCC.

From its very beginning in 1908, SUNY Morrisville has emphasized a hands-on approach to learning by doing, which is reflected in […]

Birds, Bagels and Winter Eco Walk at the GSC

Join expert birder Steve Kinne at the Great Swamp Conservancy, March 16 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. for a cup of java, hot cocoa and a bagel while watching what comes to the GSC bird feeding stations. Steve Kinne will answer birding questions, ID birds at the feeders and share his birding knowledge. Suggested […]

Friends of Rogers to host eighth annual Spring Frolic March 21

Friends of Rogers will host its eighth annual Spring Frolic fundraising event for Rogers Environmental Education Center from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Magro’s Banquet Hall in Sherburne.

As in recent years, a highlight of the evening will be a “Savory Celebration” featuring a who’s-who of favorite local food venues […]

May introduces bill to create endowment for SUNY/CUNY systems

Senator Rachel May

Senator Rachel May (SD-53) introduced a bill (S1447/A1190) to create a systems-wide endowment fund for SUNY and CUNY schools. The endowment would be available to support projects at any SUNY or CUNY campus statewide with the approval of the board of trustees.

The endowment will be funded by donations, as well […]