Back to School – Our adult learners bring new energy to campus

While the majority of SUNY Cobleskill students come to us either directly after high school or within a year or two of graduating, we have several others who decide at a later period in their lives to continue their education. In many cases, individuals who make this decision after having spent a number of years

Getting an Early Start – Ag-PTECH rewards exemplary High School students

Through agreements with a group of area school districts, SUNY Cobleskill is now participating in Ag-PTECH – a program that puts approximately 50 well-qualified, highly motivated high school students from those districts on an accelerated track to a college degree. Standing for “Agriculture Pathways in Technology Early College High School,” Ag-PTECH allows the students to

Student Veterans – Bringing a unique and worldly perspective

“Mature, hard-working, goal-oriented – our student veterans are a tremendous asset to SUNY Cobleskill,” says Matt LaLonde, Director of Student Conduct and Veteran Affairs. Himself a veteran of the U.S. Navy, Matt has worked at SUNY Cobleskill for 15 years and been in his current position since 2013. Currently there are some 75 veterans enrolled

Coby Quest – Helping to Create Leaders for Life

“Some of the students here are natural-born leaders,” observes Donna Pesta, Director of SUNY Cobleskill’s Center for Career Development, “but there are others who we sense have the potential to develop into leaders if they’re just given the right guidance, practice and support. Providing those things is what Coby Quest is designed to do.” Launched

Victorious – Our Scholar Athletes and Their Award-Winning Ways

It is easy enough to talk about the value of being a “well-rounded student” without pausing to consider how much dogged effort it takes to actually become one. Happily, the SUNY system has a great many individuals from across its 64 campuses who are both exceptional students and accomplished athletes – people able to pursue

Capital Ideas

Mr. Rater goes to Washington Between growing up on a small dairy farm in Western New York and working summers on a commercial fishing boat in Alaska, recent SUNY Cobleskill Agricultural Business Management graduate Gabriel Rater has lifelong experience in coping with snow and cold. So when a blizzard prevented him from returning home from

Daily Contributions are Made in Our Labs

It’s difficult to imagine a higher compliment for a particular academic department than to have outside institutions actively recruit its graduates. “We get inquiries regularly from universities like Cornell, Northeastern and the University of Rhode Island,” says Peiyu Zeng, Director of SUNY Cobleskill’s Biotechnology Department and Professor of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. “Corporations want to

Getting a Head Start on Success

Our internships are spread far and wide Many of the academic programs at SUNY Cobleskill require students to undertake an internship with an employer in the field of work the student wishes to pursue. While fewer in number, there are also internship possibilities that are not required but that students take advantage of nonetheless in