State University of New York at Cobleskill

State University of New York at Cobleskill

name = State University of New York at Cobleskill

motto = Real life, real learning
established = 1916
type = Public
faculty =
president = Dr. Donald P. Zingale
students = 2500
undergrad =
postgrad =
doctoral =
city = Cobleskill
state = NY
country = USA
campus = convert|750|acre|km2
colors = Orange and Black
mascot = Fighting Tigers
nickname =
athletics = NCAA III
affiliations = State University of New York
website = []

State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill, also known as SUNY Cobleskill, is a comprehensive college offering degrees in agriculture and technology; business and computer technology; culinary arts, hospitality and tourism; early childhood; and liberal arts and sciences. The school began as the Schoharie State School of Agriculture in 1916. The college is located in Schoharie County, New York and offers 41 associate's degree programs and 15 bachelor's degree programs. SUNY Cobleskill is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and the NYS Education Department registers all academic programs. The college is approved for awarding of the following degrees: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Bachelor of Technology (BT), Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), Associate in Applied Science (AAS), and Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS). The college has ten residence halls for full time students. All student rooms are wired for cable television and Internet access, as well as voice mail. The college athletic program is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. Within the next couple of years the college will be changing to an official four year institution, and will join the National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAA. In SUNY Cobleskills "Strategic Plan 2004-2011" they hope to become the premier Agricultural Institution in the northeast


SUNY Cobleskill's mission is to provide superior educational experiences supported by technology. We take pride in delivering technical and general courses with personal attention in a student-centered environment, emphasized friendship, cooperation, and respect.

Campus Facilities

Residence Halls

SUNY Cobleskill has 10 residence halls

First Year Experience Permitting only first years students.
*Fake Hall
*Ten Eyck HallSophomore Experience Permitting all but first year students.
*Dix Hall
*Draper Hall
*Pearson HallCobleskill Traditional Permitting any student regardless of year.
*Parsons Hall (changing to a First Year Experience Building in the fall 2008)
*Porter Hall
*Vroman HallUpper Class Living/Learning Permitting any student with 60 or more credits completed.
*Davis HallSingle 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

Academic Buildings

*Alumni Hall
*Champlin Hall
*Curtis Mott: The Ag Engineering Building
*Frisbie Hall
*Hodder Hall: The Plant Science building
*Holmes Hall: The Early Childhood Building
*Home Economics
*Old Gym
*Prentice Hall
*The Animal Science Lab
*The Childcare Center
*The Dairy Barn
*The Equestrian Center
*The Fish Hatchery
*The Greenhouses
*The Horse Barn
*The Livestock Building
*The Meat Processing Lab
*The Nursery
*Van Wagenen Library
*Warner: The Business and Computer technologies building.
*Wheeler: The Liberal Arts and Sciences building

Dining Facilities

*Anything Grows Cafe in Hodder Hall
*American Heritage, in Prentice Hall (Does not take coby cash, or meal plans)
*Champlin Hall
*Sandellas Cafe, in Bouck Hall (Sandellas meal plan required, takes coby cash)
*The Courtyard Cafe, in Prentice Hall
*Warner Cafe, in Warner Hall

Athletic Facilities

*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

Other Facilities

*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 sool, 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.

Presidential Search

Former President Dr Thomas Haas left SUNY Cobleskill In August 2006 and took the position of president of Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. This left Cobleskill without a president. Dr Anne Myers stepped up and took the position of Provost and Officer in Charge.

The 2006-2007 presidential search failed to produce a nomination to the SUNY board of Trustees.

On January 3 2008 SUNY Interim Chancellor Dr. John B. Clark nominated Dr. Donald P. Zingale to the position of president at SUNY Cobleskill. Zingale has served as president of vice president for academic affairs at The California Maritime Academy since June 2004. The nomination must go before the SUNY board of Trustees for final approval on Jan. 15, 2008. [ [ The State University of New York - SUNY News ] ]

On January 15 2008 the SUNY board of Trustees appointed Dr. Donald P. Zingale as the next president of SUNY Cobleskill, effective May 1, 2008, at a salary of $185,000. [ [ The State University of New York - SUNY News ] ]

tudent Body

From the Princeton Review for the 2007-2008 semesters


Athletic division: NJCAA Division III

Intercollegiate Sports
* Baseball: "Men's"
* Basketball: "Men's / Women's"
* Cross-Country Track: "Men's / Women's"
* Diving: "Men's / Women's"
* Equestrian: "Men's / Women's"
* Golf: "Men's / Women's"
* Soccer: "Men's / Women's"
* Softball: "Woman's"
* Swimming: "Men's / Women's"
* Tennis: "Men's / Women's"
* Track & Field: "Men's / Women's"
* Volleyball: "Men's / Women's"


External links

* [ SUNY Cobleskill]

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