MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletics department conducted their second annual Back to School Drive through the end of September, donating just over 2,000 collected school supply items for the students in the Morrisville-Eaton Central School District.
The items were presented Monday morning to the teachers, staff and students at the Edward R. Andrews Elementary School during their Character Education assembly.
Student-athlete representation from women's ice hockey, softball, women's basketball, volleyball, football and the men's soccer team assisted in delivering supplies as they were applauded for their efforts on character, civility and service to the community.
Morrisville State student-athletes make service to the local and surrounding communities a priority as part of character and leadership building. Last year alone, the Mustangs participated in more than 30 events, logged more than 3,000 hours, and donated nearly $10,000 to charitable organizations.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.