Kathleen King ‘79 Recalls her SUNY Cobleskill Start, Tate’s Bake Shop Acclaim

Kathleen King

You probably know the cookies to look at them – and almost certainly to taste them. The award-winning, multimillion-dollar chocolate chip cookie that Tate’s Bake Shop has perfected is the creation of Kathleen King, who founded Tate’s in 2000 before selling the business in 2018. With cookies available in supermarkets nationwide, and praise from the

Celebrating SUNY Cobleskill

student drizzles pesto as a finishing touch on a dish to serve guests

New Record Set at 2018 Culinary Extravaganza For the past seven years, SUNY Cobleskill’s Culinary Extravaganza has showcased the talents of Culinary Arts students and renowned chefs, while raising funds for the College. This year’s event was no exception; generous contributors helped exceed our previous record for money raised. Gifts totaling more than $30,000 are

Spring Vegetable Seedling Tips with Greenhouse Manager Heather Anthony

Within SUNY Cobleskill’s community of forward thinkers, Heather Anthony is always thinking ahead. While winter can be unpredictable and seem unending, from the controlled environment of SUNY Cobleskill’s greenhouses Anthony has perfected the practice of preparing seedlings for springtime growth. Microgreens are plants indoor growers can raise, harvest, and eat in a month or less. These plants give the

Chef Michael Lapi’s Toothsome and Tender Potato Gnocchi

Chef Instructor Mike Lapi

For many, winter connotes cozy fires and picturesque, snow-covered hills. For Chef Instructor Michael Lapi, winter’s arrival and transition into spring is all about potatoes. One of Chef Lapi’s go-to recipes for Russets is potato gnocchi. Growers produce potatoes in abundance each winter, and while some prefer Yukon Golds, Chef Lapi makes one thing clear:

Three Dishes, One Late-Winter Meal from Chef Stephen Kerzner

Stever Kerzner and culinary student stirring pots at the stove.

With the variety of ingredients available through “Schoharie Fresh” Online Farmers’ Market, and at the Carriage House Café and General Store, you do not need to be a professional chef to create a meal every night of the week, in every season of the year. If you happen to be a chef, and an instructor

Save the Date: SUNY Cobleskill’s 33rd Annual College Foundation Golf Tournament

Golf carts filled with participants for the Foundation Golf Tournament line up on the green.

Clear skies above Cobleskill Golf and Country Club were a welcome sight at the 2018 Annual College Foundation Golf Tournament, which raised more than $7,000 each for SUNY Cobleskill varsity athletics and the Business & Information Technology Department. The 2019 tournament will be held on Friday, June 7. The annual tournament enters its 33rd year in 2019, and remains the College’s major

Meet Vice President for Development John Zacharek

John Zacharek

Vice President for Development John Zacharek arrived at SUNY Cobleskill in the fall of 2018, just in time for the Homecoming and Family Weekend, and Culinary Extravaganza Fundraiser. Both are signature events on campus, offering opportunities for alumni and the community-at-large to witness firsthand the growth, enthusiasm, and academic excellence at SUNY Cobleskill.   “It

Give Today, Ensure a Brighter Tomorrow

group of culinary students in front of their pastries

Did you know that you could make a tax-free gift directly from your IRA account? If you are age 70½ or older and are required to take minimum withdrawals, this may be a great way to make a gift to a qualified charity such as SUNY Cobleskill Foundation.   When you make a rollover directly

Coby’s Best Friend

Alum Mark Finney and Richard Ball, NYS Ag Commissioner stand in the SUNY Cobleskill booth at the county fair.

Best known for his tireless devotion and enthusiasm for all things SUNY Cobleskill, Mark Finney ‘84 was recently honored with the College’s 2018 Outstanding Alumnus Award. In her tribute to Finney, President Terenzio shared all of our sentiments, referring to Mark, as “Coby’s Best Friend.”   If you have had the pleasure of meeting Mark,

Another Record: Number of Fighting Tiger Scholar-Athletes Rises Again

Stacey Sprague makes a jump-shot with the basketball as the opposing team gathers round her

For the third consecutive year, SUNY Cobleskill student-athletes have set a new record number of North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Scholar-Athlete Award winners. After winning 36 and 37 awards respectively in 2015-2016 and 2016-2017, the Fighting Tigers put a bow on the 2017-2018 year with 43 NEAC Scholar-Athletes. “I am proud of our student-athletes for