2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Class Spans Six Decades of Greatness

Sixteen inductees have entered the SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Hall of Fame, at a ceremony held during Homecoming & Family Weekend, Saturday, October 5. This year’s class includes the members of the College’s 1959 NJCAA-Champion Men’s Cross Country Team. Erin O’Rourke, ‘08Women’s Track & Field, Basketball Multi-sport athlete Erin O’Rourke earned All-Mountain Valley Conference honors as

Honoring Outstanding Alumni

Outstanding Alumnus Award Robert Sutherland ‘79 A.A.S. Nursery Management Bob Sutherland’s longstanding dedication to SUNY Cobleskill is felt both on campus, where he provided expert instruction in the Plant Science Department, and internationally, as the coordinator of countless study abroad opportunities for students. For the last 10 years he has managed Mohican Farm for The

Give Today: IRA Charitable Rollovers

Do you want to make a long-lasting beneficial impact on SUNY Cobleskill and its talented students? Do you want to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals? If you are 70 ½ years of age or older, consider an IRA charitable rollover. It is a simple way to help students and faculty continue

Lifelong Friendships and Unbreakable Bonds

Bill Holder arrived on campus with a two-year plan and singular ambition. Already a champion horseman, he thought a degree might add to his opportunities. Before long, he was asking himself, “What do I need to do to stay here forever?” Holder, class of ’72, did not stay at SUNY Cobleskill forever, though it is

Education as a Foundation

Mary Greagan has been busy since earning her SUNY Cobleskill degree in Wildlife Management. The 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence winner has completed her first year in the University at Albany’s Master’s Program in Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy. Her experience as an intern with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be

Planning and Pitching

For Shannon Perrone and Josh Burdick, members of the Class of ’19, the motivation to compete against peers is the true test of their business educations. The duo participated in this year’s New York Business Plan Competition – Mohawk Valley Region, pitching their original business plan for a historic renovation consulting service. Perrone, a self-described

A Little Bit of Everything

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Noah Pine ‘19 was one of six students in his high school graduating class. When it came time to choose a college, Pine says a low faculty-to-student ratio was of the utmost importance. Fast forward three years and, as of this spring, Pine is a SUNY Cobleskill alumnus, earning his Bachelor’s in Business Administration, with

A Foundation Upon Which to Grow

Easton Murray ’16 credits her time at SUNY Cobleskill for developing a great number of skills. “The Agricultural Engineering [Department] showed me I am capable of more than just turning wrenches,” says Murray. “[It] challenged me to learn about different types of equipment and taught me how to channel my knowledge so it could be

Back for More

Thomas Coene ’19 accrued much information while completing his Agricultural Business Management Bachelor’s degree, including the positive impact his return to SUNY Cobleskill to earn his Associate’s in Sustainable Crop Production would have on his career. While the thought of launching into a new degree immediately upon completing another is a dauting ask of many

Mastering the Written Word

The Communication in Technology Program at SUNY Cobleskill exposes students to a range of topics. It is something that goes hand-in-hand with an education built around transferable skills, says Heather Knott ’16. Currently living in the Boston area, Knott is pursuing a master’s degree in Liberal Arts at Harvard University Extension School, with a concentration