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State University of New York at Cobleskill
Former names
Schoharie State School of Agriculture (1911–1927)
New York State School of Agriculture at Cobleskill (1927–1941)
New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences at Cobleskill (1941–1962)
State University of New York Agricultural and Technical College at Cobleskill (1962–1987)
MottoReal life, real learning
TypePublic college
Established1911; 113 years ago (1911)
Parent institution
State University of New York
PresidentMarion Terenzio
Undergraduates2,332[1]
Location,
U.S.
Campus902 acres (365 ha)
Colors    Orange and black
NicknameFighting Tigers
Sporting affiliations
NCAA III
MascotCoby T. Tiger
Websitewww.cobleskill.edu

The State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (SUNY Cobleskill) is a public college in Cobleskill, New York. It is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. It began as the Schoharie State School of Agriculture in 1911 and joined the SUNY system in 1916. SUNY Cobleskill is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the New York State Education Department registers all academic programs.

History

The university was initially chartered in 1911 and opened five years later in 1916 as the Schoharie State School of Agriculture. Sixteen years later in 1927, state law changed the name to the New York State School of Agriculture at Cobleskill.[2]

The name continued to change as the school's mission and size evolved, becoming the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences at Cobleskill in 1941 and then the State University of New York Agricultural and Technical College at Cobleskill in 1962.[3]

The school adopted its current name, State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill, in 1987 after earning the right to grant bachelors degrees for the first time.[4]

Campus facilities

Residence halls

Dix Hall and Wellness Center

SUNY Cobleskill has 10 residence halls for full-time students. All student rooms are wired for cable television and Wireless Internet access.

First Year Experience — only first-year students.

Cobleskill Traditional - Permitting all students regardless of year.

Upper Class Living/Learning - Permitting any student with 60 or more credits completed.

Single Gender - Segregating the residents by wing, one is female, the other is male. Each wing has one or two common, single gender bathrooms.

Suite style and townhouse living - Students each live in their own room and share a living space, kitchen and bathroom with other students in their suite or town home. Suites have 4 rooms per living area and townhouses have 6 and are also equipped with a washer and dryer.

Academic buildings

The academic buildings are spread out across the campus. The major buildings include:

Dining facilities

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.

Athletic facilities

Other facilities

Brick yard point, houses Brew house cafe and hosts student recreational activities

Athletics

SUNY Cobleskill teams participate as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division III,[6] after spending years in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The Fighting Tigers are primarily a member of the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) for all sports since the 2020-21 season, 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). The Fighting Tigers were also formerly a member of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) from 2008-09 to 2019-20. 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, lacrosse (in 2023–24), soccer, softball, swimming & diving, track & field, and volleyball.

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "SUNY Fast Facts". State University of New York (SUNY).
  2. ^ Laws of the State of New York. Albany, New York: State of New York. 1927. p. 496. Retrieved 7 October 2023.
  3. ^ "SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill". research.com. Retrieved 7 October 2023.
  4. ^ "History". www.cobleskill.edu. SUNY Cobleskill. Retrieved 7 October 2023.
  5. ^ "University Police | SUNY Cobleskill". www.cobleskill.edu. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  6. ^ "Suny Cobleskill". fightingtigers.cobleskill.edu. Retrieved 2017-02-02.
  7. ^ "Pete Dominick". LinkedIn.

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