Press Releases

September 2019 Press Releases

The Region’s Top Culinary Talent – All in One Place – at SUNY Cobleskill’s 8th Annual Culinary Extravaganza

Cobleskill, NY – Feast on exquisite cuisine prepared by acclaimed chefs and dining industry professionals – working alongside SUNY Cobleskill Culinary Arts students – at the College’s 8th Annual Culinary Extravaganza, Friday evening, October 4. In addition to fine food and drink, the Extravaganza will host a student-chef competition, and feature a silent auction, elegant décor by Mazzone Hospitality, and a one-of-a-kind ice sculpture created by alumnus Jim Nadeau. Read the full release on Media Hub >>


SUNY Cobleskill Joins 19 New York Colleges and Universities to Purchase Large-Scale Aggregated Renewable Energy

 Cobleskill, NY – SUNY Cobleskill is a member of the NY Higher Education Large Scale Renewable Energy (NY HE LSRE) consortium of 20 public and private higher education institutions for the purchase of large-scale aggregated renewable energy. The consortium represents one of the state’s largest aggregated purchases of renewable energy to date. Read the full release on Media Hub >>


August 2019 Press Releases

New SUNY Cobleskill Cybersecurity Bachelor of Technology Degree Program Will Address Increasing Global, Workforce Needs

Cobleskill, NY – In response to increasing global demand for cybersecurity professionals, SUNY Cobleskill has launched a new Bachelor’s of Technology Degree Program in Cybersecurity. The program, which expands upon SUNY Cobleskill’s existing information technologies curriculum, becomes the seventh degree major offered by the College’s Business & Information Technology Department. Read the full release on Media Hub >>


SUNY Cobleskill President Marion A. Terenzio Appointed Co-Chair of Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council

Cobleskill, NY – SUNY Cobleskill President Marion A. Terenzio has been appointed Co-Chair of the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council (MVREDC), the Council has announced. President Terenzio succeeds Dr. Dustin Swanger, President of Fulton-Montgomery Community College, who served as Co-Chair since 2017. Read the full release on Media Hub >>


SUNY Cobleskill Fighting Tigers Athletics Announces Move to North Atlantic Conference

Cobleskill, NY – SUNY Cobleskill has announced that the College will be entering the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) as a fulltime member effective July 1, 2020. SUNY Cobleskill Fighting Tiger Athletics will compete in 13 NAC sports beginning in 2020-2021, including Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Soccer, Cross Country, and Outdoor Track and Field. The Fighting Tigers are currently members of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC). Read the full release on Media Hub >>


SUNY Cobleskill Creates First Two Endowed Professorships in Response to SUNY Scholars of Excellence Challenge

Cobleskill – SUNY Cobleskill has created the SUNY system’s first two faculty endowments under the new SUNY Scholars of Excellence program, Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson announced Friday. The endowments serve to recognize the most gifted educators on SUNY’s campuses. The new endowed professorships have been established in response to the Chancellor’s challenge to create new faculty endowments, issued to all campuses during her State of the University System address in January. Read the full release on Media Hub >>


Institute for Rural Vitality at SUNY Cobleskill Invests in Future of Schoharie County Arts, Announces 2019-2020 Arts Fellow

Cobleskill, NY – The Institute for Rural Vitality at SUNY Cobleskill has selected Cobleskill-based artist, furniture maker, and woodworker Dean Babin to be its first Arts Fellow. Babin will serve as a fellow of the Institute for 2019-2020, and will be awarded a $5,000 fellowship through the Institute’s Center for Arts and Culture. The fellowship officially commences September 1, and will run through May 2020. Read the full release on Media Hub >>


June 2019 Press Releases

Student-Driven Service and Leadership come Full Circle, SUNY Cobleskill makes $2,000 Contribution to Regional Foodbank

Cobleskill, NY – SUNY Cobleskill this week presented a check for more than $2,000 to the Regional Foodbank of Northeastern New York. The contribution, presented by student-representatives, is a sum generated by a series of initiatives spearheaded by the student-body, that include personal care, food, and money drives throughout the Spring 2019 Semester. The Regional Foodbank is able to purchase one pound of food for $0.16, making the $2004.85 total presented Tuesday sufficient for the Foodbank to purchase 12,530 lbs. of food. Read the full release on Media Hub >>


The Premier In-Season Grazing Conference Returns: Grasstravaganza 2019 Comes to SUNY Cobleskill July 25 – 27

Cobleskill, NY – SUNY Cobleskill is hosting Grasstravaganza, the premier in-season grazing conference, at the College Thursday, July 25, through Saturday, July 27, in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS), Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), and New York Grazing Coalition. The theme of this year’s conference is “Health and Resiliency from Soil to Table.” Read the full release on Media Hub >>


May 2019 Press Releases

SUNY Cobleskill – NYS DEC Agreement will Enhance Statewide Conservation, Add New Member to College Faculty

Cobleskill, NY – SUNY Cobleskill and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) have entered into an agreement to collaborate on projects for the conservation and management of freshwater fish and mussels in New York State. The five-year memorandum of understanding awards $604,000 from the DEC to support five distinct projects on which the College and DEC will work together. Read the full release on Media Hub >>