State University of New York at Cobleskill
|State University of New York at Cobleskill|
|Motto||Real life, real learning|
|President||Dr. Candace Vancko|
|Location||Cobleskill, NY, USA|
|Campus||750 acres (3.0 km2)|
|Colors||Orange and Black|
|Affiliations||State University of New York|
The State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill has a rich academic tradition that spans nearly 100 years. Today, over 2,500 students are enrolled in the 52 associate and baccalaureate degree programs offered through The School of Agriculture and Natural Resources and The School of Business and Liberal Arts & Sciences.SUNY Cobleskill has consistently been recognized among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report and has been named to President Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for four consecutive years. It was recently recognized as Military Friendly College by G.I. Jobs magazine. A member of the U.S. Green Building Council, the college has also been recognized among the Princeton Review's 286 Greenest Colleges.The faculty and staff's commitment to meeting student needs is the hallmark of a Cobleskill education. The college offers small classes, excellent facilities, and a hands-on learning environment that features extensive experiential learning opportunities through internships and field experiences. A diverse study-abroad program allows students to travel and take classes in a variety of countries while pursuing a Cobleskill degree. A unique early medical school assurance program allows eligible students to apply for guaranteed admission to Upstate Medical University at the close of their freshman year, without ever having to take the MCATs. Articulation agreements ensure a seamless transfer to colleges within the State University of New York system.Students live and learn on a modern, 782-acre campus that features outstanding educational facilities, including a contiguous farm with a new equestrian center and 200-cow dairy facility, fish hatchery, specialized classrooms and laboratories, student-run restaurant, nationally accredited child development and child care centers, art gallery, and 10 residence halls. The new Center for Environmental Sciences and Technologies and the $38.7 million Center for Agricultural and Natural Resources, scheduled to open in Fall 2014, symbolize the college's dedication to providing students with state-of-the-art facilities to pursue study and research opportunities in Environmental and Energy Technology, Plant Sciences, Fisheries & Wildlife, and Animal Sciences. The campus is also home to the Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services and the Cobleskill Campus Child Care Center. The academic experience is complemented by a wide range of opportunities that allow students to challenge themselves inside and outside the classroom. Campus-wide events, more than 50 student clubs, and residence hall councils are just a few examples of leadership positions that exist on campus. Students can also participate in a full array of intramural and intercollegiate athletics--the Fighting Tigers compete at the NCAA Division III level as a member of the North Eastern Athletic Conference.
SUNY Cobleskill has 10 residence halls for full-time students. All student rooms are wired for cable television and Internet access, as well as voice mail.
First Year Experience Permitting only first years students.
- Fake Hall
- Parsons Hall
- Ten Eyck Hall
- Davis Hall
Sophomore Experience Permitting all but first year students.
- Dix Hall
- Draper Hall
- Pearson Hall
Cobleskill Traditional Permitting any student regardless of year.
- Porter Hall
Upper Class Living/Learning Permitting any student with 60 or more credits completed.
- Vroman Hall
Single Gender Segregating the residents by wing, one is female, the other is male. Each wing has one or two common, single gender bathrooms.
- Wieting Hall
The academic buildings are spread out across the campus. The major buildings include:
- The Old Quad complex, located on the original college site, includes: Frisbie, Home Economics, Old Gym, and Alumni Halls.
- The Agricultural complex, including: Curtis Mott (Ag Eng), Hodder Hall (Plant Science), Animal Science Lab, Dairy Barn, Equestrian Center, Fish Hatchery, Greenhouses, Horse Barn, Livestock Building, Meat Processing Lab, and the Nursery.
- Warner: The Business and Computer technologies building.
- Wheeler: The Liberal Arts and Sciences building.
- Champlin and Prentice Halls: Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism buildings,
- Holmes Hall: the Early Childhood building.
- The Childcare Center
- Van Wagenen Library
The Dining Services are run by the Cobleskill Auxiliary Services (CAS) and are various. With their ID card, students may use their meal plan, a CobyCash account, or opt to pay in cash.
- Anything Grows Cafe, in Hodder Hall
- American Heritage, in Prentice Hall
- Champlin Hall
- The Courtyard Cafe, in Prentice Hall
- Bouck Sub Shop, in Bouck Hall
- Warner Cafe, in Warner Hall
- Baseball Field
- Bouck Pool, which has an olympic-sized swimming pool.
- Running Track
- Soccer Field
- Softball Field
- Fitness Center
- Tennis Courts
- The Fieldhouse
- The Ioro Gymnasium
- Bouck Hall, the Student Activities Building, which is home to the Ioro Gymnasium, the fitness center, the Bouck Auditorium, the Campus bowling alley, the Bouck swimming pool, the college store, the mail room, the Student Life Center, Sandella's Cafe, The Commuter Lounge, and the Bouck Ballroom.
- Johnson Hall, home to University Police.
- Knapp Hall, the Administration Building; home to the Career Development Center, Residential Life, Student Accounts, Admissions, Financial Aid, the Registrar's office, and telecommunications.
- The Wellness Center offers both medical support, and counseling.
Appointment of Dr. Debra Hollar Thatcher as Acting President of the State University of New York College at Cobleskill 
From the Princeton Review for the 2007-2008 semesters
|Out of State:||10%|
SUNY Cobleskill teams participate as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division III, after spending years in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The Fighting Tigers are primarily a member of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) for all sports, with the exception of equestrian which competes in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) and track & field which competes in the New York State College Track Conference (NYSCTC). Men's sports include: basketball, cross country, equestrian, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, and track & field; while women's sports include: basketball, cross country, equestrian, golf, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, track & field, and volleyball.
- Pete Dominick, Comedian
- Peter Lopez (R), 127th New York Assemblyman (2006–present)
- Jennifer Kaido, 2008 U.S. Olympic Woman's Rowing Team Member
- Kevin L. Phillips, Actor, Pride, Notorious, Red Tails
- Jack Ingels, notable landscaping author
- Charles Moran, named to SmartMoney's "Power Thirty in Finance" (2011)
- Salvador Rivera, Ph.D author of "Jacob K. Javits and Latin American Economic Integration" (journal article). Dr. Rivera is the leading expert on Latin American economic/political unification efforts in the United States. He has focused extensivley on U.S. policies towards the economic trade blocs of Latin America. Professor Rivera is currently in the process of publishing a work on the Latin American unionist movement. Likewise Professor Rivera has witten numerous articles demonstrating the many flaws in current immigration policies and the benefits of a more liberal attitude on the issue.