Herkimer College News http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/rss News for Herkimer College Herkimer College Accepting Registrations for Winter Mini Session http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/749/herkimer-college-accepting-registrations-for-winter-mini-session <p><strong>October 01, 2014</strong></p><p>Herkimer College will offer a winter mini session from January 2-20, 2015. More than 40 different courses are offered in a variety of subject areas. Most are offered online with the exception of Physical Fitness I &amp; II. The complete course schedule and registration information is available at <a href="http://www.herkimer.edu/winter" target="_blank">www.herkimer.edu/winter</a>.</p> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/749/herkimer-college-accepting-registrations-for-winter-mini-session Birds of Prey, Live Bird Presentation http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/751/birds-of-prey-live-bird-presentation <p><strong>October 01, 2014</strong></p><p>Herkimer College will host a live bird presentation by Cindy Page of the Page Wildlife Center on Tuesday, October 14 at 12:30 pm in the Robert McLaughlin College Center, room 288.</p> <p>Page is a wildlife rehabilitator with over 30 years’ experience with native species including raptors and has presented papers at numerous wildlife conferences. She also provides environmental education programs for schools and other groups. Page is planning to bring several birds including hawks and owls.</p> <p>The program is free and open to the public.</p> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/751/birds-of-prey-live-bird-presentation Art Show to Feature Work of Two Alumnae at Fall Fest & Alumni Weekend http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/752/art-show-to-feature-work-of-two-alumnae-at-fall-fest-and-alumni-weekend- <p><strong>October 01, 2014</strong></p><p>The artwork of two Herkimer College alumnae will be featured at the Cogar Gallery with the opening being held this weekend in conjunction with Fall Fest &amp; Alumni Weekend. The show will feature the work of Debbie Ruane Sullivan Ingernick’79 and Carolynn McCann Dufft’81.</p> <p>The show will run from October 3 through November 4. An opening reception will be held this Saturday, October 4 from 2-4 pm.<br>Ingernick is a painter and has been teaching art in public schools for 21 years, currently in Spencerport, NY. She transferred from Herkimer to Nazareth College, Rochester, eventually receiving a master’s degree in art education.</p> <p>Dufft is a photographer in the Adirondacks, growing up in Old Forge, NY. After graduating from Herkimer, Dufft continued her education at Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute, Utica, NY. She has been Director /Librarian of the Raquette Lake Library for the last 12 years.</p> <p>The Cogar Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm when the College is open. For more information on the Cogar Gallery visit <a href="http://www.herkimer.edu/cogar" target="_blank">www.herkimer.edu/cogar</a>.</p> <p>For a complete schedule of Fall Fest &amp; Alumni Weekend events, visit <a href="http://herkimer.edu/fallfest" target="_blank">www.herkimer.edu/fallfest</a> or call the Center for Student Leadership &amp; Involvement at (315) 866-0300, ext. 8286.</p> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/752/art-show-to-feature-work-of-two-alumnae-at-fall-fest-and-alumni-weekend- Admissions Office Open Saturday http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/741/admissions-office-open-saturday <p><strong>September 30, 2014</strong></p><p>In conjunction with Herkimer College’s Fall Fest &amp; Alumni weekend, the Admissions Office will be open on Saturday, October 4 from noon to 3 p.m. Admissions counselors will be available to answer questions, and campus tours will be conducted. Additionally, a Genesis Group Discovery Tour of the Gaynor Science Center will take place at 3 p.m.</p> <p>For a complete schedule of Fall Fest &amp; Alumni Weekend activities, go to <a href="http://www.herkimer.edu/fallfest">www.herkimer.edu/fallfest</a>. For more information, contact the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement at (315) 866-0300, ext. 8286.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/741/admissions-office-open-saturday Zombie Run to Take Place Saturday at Herkimer College http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/742/zombie-run-to-take-place-saturday-at-herkimer-college <p><strong>September 30, 2014</strong></p><p>The Herkimer College cross country team is hosting a 1.5 mile Zombie Run on Saturday October 4. Runners will wear flags attached to their waists and will try to finish without the zombies grabbing their flags. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place male and female finishers in the 10 -18 and 19 and up age groups. The cost is $5 per runner. Registration begins at 11:15 a.m. at Wehrum Stadium. The race will start at noon. Participants must be 10 years of age or older. All proceeds will benefit the Herkimer College cross country program.</p> <p>The Zombie Run is one of several activities planned for Saturday as part of the College’s Fall Fest &amp; Alumni Weekend. For a complete schedule of Fall Fest &amp; Alumni Weekend activities, go to <a href="http://www.herkimer.edu/fallfest" target="_blank">www.herkimer.edu/fallfest</a>. For more information, contact the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement at (315) 866-0300, ext. 8286.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/742/zombie-run-to-take-place-saturday-at-herkimer-college Zombie Run to Take Place Saturday at Herkimer College http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/743/zombie-run-to-take-place-saturday-at-herkimer-college <p><strong>September 30, 2014</strong></p><p>Herkimer, NY—The Herkimer College cross country team is hosting a 1.5 mile Zombie Run on Saturday October 4. Runners will wear flags attached to their waists and will try to finish without the zombies grabbing their flags. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place male and female finishers in the 10 -18 and 19 and up age groups. The cost is $5 per runner. Registration begins at 11:15 a.m. at Wehrum Stadium. The race will start at noon. Participants must be 10 years of age or older. All proceeds will benefit the Herkimer College cross country program.</p> <p>The Zombie Run is one of several activities planned for Saturday as part of the College’s Fall Fest &amp; Alumni Weekend. For a complete schedule of Fall Fest &amp; Alumni Weekend activities, go to <a href="http://www.herkimer.edu/fallfest">www.herkimer.edu/fallfest</a>. For more information, contact the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement at (315) 866-0300, ext. 8286.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/743/zombie-run-to-take-place-saturday-at-herkimer-college Pete McAvoy Night at Wehrum Stadium http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/744/pete-mcavoy-night-at-wehrum-stadium- <p><strong>September 30, 2014</strong></p><p>The Herkimer Generals men’s soccer team will host Pete McAvoy Night on Wednesday, October 1 as they take on Hudson Valley Community College at Wehrum Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m.</p> <p>The Generals will wear special green Celtic soccer jerseys which will also be available for fans to order. All proceeds will benefit the Cardiac Risk in the Young Organization in the UK. More information is available at <a href="http://www.testmyheart.org/" target="_blank">www.testmyheart.org/</a>.</p> <p>Before kickoff, there will be a tribute to McAvoy in which his favorite song “You’ll Never Walk Alone” will be sung. Two Coliseum Soccer youth teams will play at halftime.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/744/pete-mcavoy-night-at-wehrum-stadium- Peter McAvoy Night at Wehrum Stadium http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/745/peter-mcavoy-night-at-wehrum-stadium- <p><strong>September 30, 2014</strong></p><p>HERKIMER, NY –The Herkimer Generals men’s soccer team will host Pete McAvoy Night on Wednesday, October 1 as they take on Hudson Valley Community College at Wehrum Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m.</p> <p>The Generals will wear special green Celtic soccer jerseys which will also be available for fans to order. All proceeds will benefit the Cardiac Risk in the Young Organization in the UK. More information is available at <a href="http://www.testmyheart.org/">www.testmyheart.org/</a>. </p> <p>Before kickoff, there will be a tribute to McAvoy in which his favorite song “You’ll Never Walk Alone” will be sung. Two Coliseum Soccer youth teams will play at halftime.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/745/peter-mcavoy-night-at-wehrum-stadium- Paranormal Investigation Course Offered at Herkimer College http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/746/paranormal-investigation-course-offered-at-herkimer-college <p><strong>September 30, 2014</strong></p><p>Herkimer College is offering a non-credit paranormal investigation course.</p> <p>Taught by TV ghost hunting personalities, Chasing Shadows 101 is designed to provide an in depth look at the history of paranormal investigation, the psychic approach, paranormal equipment, how to conduct an investigation, evidence analysis, spirit photography and more. The class will meet for eight sessions on Wednesday evenings starting October 8 from 6 to 8 pm. Pre-registration is required by Monday, October 6 as space is limited. The fee is $89.</p> <p>Registration can be completed by calling (315) 866-0300 ext. 8251, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or visit <a href="http://www.herkimer.edu/pay-ce" target="_blank">www.herkimer.edu/pay-ce</a>. For a complete listing of courses, visit our website at <a href="http://www.herkimer.edu/ce/" target="_blank">www.herkimer.edu/ce/</a>.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/746/paranormal-investigation-course-offered-at-herkimer-college Herkimer College to Hold Alumni Hall of Honor Inductions http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/747/herkimer-college-to-hold-alumni-hall-of-honor-inductions <p><strong>September 30, 2014</strong></p><p>Herkimer College alumni Carolyn Bergeron ’03 and Jeffrey S. Carpenter ’87 will be inducted to the Alumni Hall of Honor on Saturday, October 4. The Herkimer College Alumni Hall of Honor recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers or in service to their communities. The induction ceremony will be held in Alumni Hall at 5 p.m. as part of the College’s Fall Fest &amp; Alumni Weekend. The event is by invitation only.</p> <p><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="http://www.herkimer.edu/assets/Uploads/Bergeron.jpg" alt="Bergeron" width="350" height="248"></p> <p>A 2003 graduate of Herkimer College with a Teaching Assistant’s Certificate, Carolyn Bergeron, is an advocate for people with all kinds of disabilities. She is a member of the Self-Advocacy Council of the National Down Syndrome Congress and a three-term board member, an advocacy speaker for the New York State Speakers bureau and a volunteer at the United Cerebral Palsy Tradewinds in Rome, NY. She received the 2005 National Down Syndrome Conference Award and the National Down Syndrome Society “Voices” Award in 2007.</p> <p><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="http://www.herkimer.edu/assets/Uploads/Carpenter.jpg" alt="Carpenter" width="247" height="350"></p> <p>Jeffrey S. Carpenter earned an associate in applied science degree in Criminal Justice from Herkimer College. He then earned his bachelor’s degree from the American University and his Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1992. He has served as the Assistant District Attorney of Herkimer County from 2002 to 2013, and was elected to the position of Herkimer County District Attorney in 2013. Carpenter taught at Herkimer College from 1993 through 2012 and is responsible for donating the law collection to the Herkimer College Library.</p> <p>More information about the Alumni Hall of Honor is available at <a href="http://www.herkimer.edu/alumni-honor" target="_blank">www.herkimer.edu/alumni-honor</a>.</p> <p>For a complete schedule for Fall Fest &amp; Alumni Weekend, visit <a href="http://www.herkimer.edu/fallfest" target="_blank">www.herkimer.edu/fallfest</a> or call the Center for Student Leadership &amp; Involvement at (315) 866-0300, ext. 8286.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/747/herkimer-college-to-hold-alumni-hall-of-honor-inductions