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Herkimer College Children’s Center Openings for Summer and Fall

April 17, 2018

The Herkimer College Children’s Center has openings available for children from ages 18 months to 5 years old for both the summer program and fall 2018 semester. The summer program starts as early as May 21 and the fall semester starts on August 27.

The Children’s Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The center is a laboratory site for authentic learning experiences for Early Childhood Education students and serves the child care needs of the general community, as well as students and college employees.

Daily hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. Breakfast, lunch and snack are included.

For more information, contact Pam Mazzorana at (315) – 574-4033 or mazzorapj@herkimer.edu.

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Herkimer Track and Field opens season at SUNY Delhi Classic

April 17, 2018

Delhi, NY – The Herkimer Generals Men’s and Women’s Track and Field finally opened their 2018 season at the Delhi Broncos Track and Field Classic on Saturday, April 14. Bad weather had cancelled the first two meets of the season for the Generals. 

On the men’s side, Jordan Edmonds (Bridgeport, CT) qualified for regionals and the national meet with a time of 23.39 in the 200 meter dash. Edmonds also qualified for regionals in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.61. Kyle Holmes (Spencer, NY) posted a time of 18:26.14 in the 5000 meter run to qualify for regionals and Mamadou Diallo (Bronx, NY) posted strong times in the 200 and 400 meter dashes.

For the Herkimer women, Malerie Belles (North Syracuse, NY) finished with the second highest mark in the high jump, posting a mark of 1.45 meters and qualifying for the regional and national meets. Sade Davis (Newburgh, NY) had a strong first meet with a time of 31.98 in the 200 meter dash. 

Next up for Generals is a weekend trip to SUNY Cortland on April 21 and 22. The main track and field meet will be held on Saturday while the multi events competition, which will include regional placement in certain events, will be held on Sunday. 

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Herkimer Softball Scores 90 runs in 4 game sweep of Dutchess CC and TC-3

April 16, 2018

Pitching By Puppolo Shuts Out Dutchess, Herkimer College Generals Takes The Win

Kali Puppolo threw a shutout to lead Herkimer College Generals past Dutchess 25-0 on Friday.

Keeanna Wolcik collected four hits in five at bats to help lead Herkimer College Generals to victory. Wolcik homered in the first, singled in the fourth, homered in the fifth, and doubled in the fifth.

Herkimer College Generals fired up the offense in the first inning. Brooke Snyder grounded out, scoring one run.

Herkimer College Generals put up 11 runs in the fifth inning. The offensive onslaught by Herkimer College Generals was led by Wolcik, Taylor Zaino, Shannon Moore, Snyder, Morgan Sgarlata , and Madisyn Butler, who each had RBIs in the inning.

One bright spot for Dutchess was a single by Julia Sorrentino in the first inning.

Puppolo was the winning pitcher for Herkimer College Generals. She allowed two hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out ten and walking zero.

Madison Hadley took the loss for Dutchess. She lasted five innings, allowing 25 hits and 25 runs while striking out two.

Herkimer College Generals racked up 25 hits in the game. Jennah Hogan, Wolcik, Snyder, Zaino, Alicia Swavely, Butler, Katelyn Stubbs, Moore, and Sgarlata all managed multiple hits for Herkimer College Generals. Hogan led Herkimer College Generals with five hits in five at bats.

 

Pitching By Wolcik ShuPitcts Out Dutchess, Herkimer College Generals Takes The Win

Keeanna Wolcik didn’t allow a single run against Dutchess, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Herkimer College Generals to a 29-0 victory on Friday

Julianna Finnerty collected five hits in five at bats to help lead Herkimer College Generals to victory. Finnerty doubled in the first, doubled in the second, singled in the third, doubled in the fourth, and doubled in the fifth.

Herkimer College Generals got things started in the first inning. Herkimer College Generals scored one run when Maria Dinigro singled.

Herkimer College Generals scored nine runs in the second inning. Herkimer College Generals‘s big bats in the inning were led by singles by Dinigro, Hunter Vanarnum, and Biz Toscano, a triple by Kaylee Ciccarone, and a home run by Aiyana Roupp.

One bright spot for Dutchess was a single by Kayleigh Muggeo in the fifth inning.

Wolcik was the winning pitcher for Herkimer College Generals. She lasted five innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out ten.

Madison Hadley took the loss for Dutchess. She allowed ten hits and 11 runs over one and one-third innings, striking out two.

Herkimer College Generals racked up 33 hits. Vanarnum, Dinigro, Finnerty, Roupp, Toscano, Ciccarone, Caitlin Handy, Devin Fox, and Kali Puppolo each had multiple hits for Herkimer College Generals. Finnerty, Dinigro, and Vanarnum all had five hits to lead Herkimer College Generals. Herkimer College Generals didn’t commit a single error in the field. Toscano had the most chances in the field with ten.

Muggeo led Dutchess with one hit in two at bats.

 

Two Pitchers Work Together as Herkimer College Generals Defeats Tompkins Cortland in Shut-Out

Herkimer College Generals defeated Tompkins Cortland 23-0 on Saturday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Hunter Vanarnum induced a fly out from Emily Aloi to finish off the game.

Brooke Snyder led Herkimer College Generals to victory by driving in six runs. She went 3-for-4 at the plate. Snyder drove in runs on a double in the first, a double in the first, and a single in the fourth.

Herkimer College Generals got things moving in the first inning. Brianna Stafford‘s wild pitch allowed two runs to score for Herkimer College Generals.

A single by Bailey Rose in the fourth inning was a positive for Tompkins Cortland.

Kali Puppolo took the win for Herkimer College Generals. She went four innings, allowing zero runs on one hit, striking out ten and walking one. Vanarnum threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.  Stafford took the loss for Tompkins Cortland. She went three innings, allowing 13 runs on ten hits.

Herkimer College Generals saw the ball well today, racking up 13 hits in the game. Snyder, Madisyn Butler, Taylor Zaino, and Keeanna Wolcik all managed multiple hits for Herkimer College Generals. Butler and Snyder each managed three hits to lead Herkimer College Generals. Herkimer College Generals didn’t commit a single error in the field. Morgan Sgarlata had ten chances in the field, the most on the team.

 Herkimer College Generals Defeats Tompkins Cortland 13-0 in Game 2

Herkimer College Generals defeated Tompkins Cortland 13-0 on Saturday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Brooke Snyder struck out Tessa Hilker to finish off the game.

Herkimer College Generals secured the victory thanks to seven runs in the fifth inning. Kali Puppolo, Caitlin Handy, Kaylee Ciccarone, Maria Dinigro, and Puppolo all drove in runs in the frame.

Herkimer College Generals got things started in the first inning when Bailey Rose induced Dinigro to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored.

Herkimer College Generals notched seven runs in the fifth inning. Herkimer College Generals batters contributing to the big inning included Puppolo, Handy, Ciccarone, Dinigro, and Puppolo, all driving in runs in the frame.

A single by Ashley Aloi in the first inning was a positive for Tompkins Cortland.

Keeanna Wolcik earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for Herkimer College Generals. She allowed one hit and zero runs over four innings, striking out eight and walking one. Snyder threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Rose took the loss for Tompkins Cortland. She went three innings, allowing six runs on eight hits and striking out three.

Herkimer College Generals socked two home runs on the day. Puppolo had a four bagger in the fifth inning. Handy had a dinger in the fifth inning.   Herkimer College Generals tallied 15 hits on the day. Puppolo, Biz Toscano, Handy, Julianna Finnerty, and Devin Fox each racked up multiple hits for Herkimer College Generals. Toscano and Puppolo each managed three hits to lead Herkimer College Generals. Herkimer College Generals didn’t commit a single error in the field. Toscano had eight chances in the field, the most on the team.

Aloi went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead Tompkins Cortland in hits. Tompkins Cortland was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Amanda Green made the most plays with three.

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Tompkins-Cortland uses strong second half to defeat Herkimer Men’s Lacrosse

April 16, 2018

Herkimer, NY – The Tompkins-Cortland Panthers used a strong second half to break away from a tie game at halftime to defeat the Herkimer Generals by a score of 13-8 on Saturday afternoon at Wehrum Stadium. With the score tied at 7 at the half, the Panthers scored 3 goals each in the third and fourth quarter while limiting Herkimer to just one third period goal in the second half. 

The Generals had four players score 2 goals apiece on the afternoon to account for their scoring. Eddie White (Utica, NY), Jace Babka (Draper, UT), Nazir Tingling-White (Albany, NY), and Val Brito (Norwalk, CT) were the Herkimer Generals that accounted for their 8 goals in the contest. Pat Gribbon (Stone Ridge, NY) added 3 assists. Jack Babka (Draper, UT) has 24 saves in goal for the Generals in the losing effort.

The loss drops Herkimer’s record to 4-4 on the season. The Generals will end their regular season next weekend when they travel to Genesee Community College in Batavia, NY on Saturday and Mercyhurst NE College in Erie, PA on Sunday. Both games are set to start at 1:00 PM. 

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Herkimer Men’s Golf opens 2018 Season

April 16, 2018

Auburn, NY and Syracuse NY- The Herkimer Men’s Golf team, led by Head Coach Rick Salamone, made it’s long awaited debut in 2018, traveling to Cayuga CC on Friday April 13 and Onondaga CC on Saturday April 14. At Cayuga on Friday, the Generals posted a score of 420, finishing 8th out of 9 teams. On Saturday, Herkimer shot a team score of 385, finishing 9th out of 11 teams.

Herkimer was led by Austin Clough (Little Falls, NY) who shot team best scores of 91 on Friday and 84 on Saturday. Trey Randall (Central Valley High School) rebounded on Saturday after shooting a 115 on Friday with a 24 shot improvement on Saturday, posting a 91 at OCC. Mitchell Scherer (Herkimer, NY) tallied a 107 on Friday and a 102 on Saturday while Jake Darling (Dolgeville, NY) also scored a 107 on Friday followed by a 108 on Saturday.

Herkimer Men’s Golf will be back in action on Friday, April 20 as they travel to Mohawk Valley CC to take part in their invitational. Start time is scheduled for 10:00 AM.

 

 

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Notice of April Board of Trustees Meetings

April 13, 2018The Herkimer County Community College Board of Trustees will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Robert McLaughlin College Center, room 282/283 immediately followed by a regularly scheduled meeting.
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Two Local Students Honored with SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

April 13, 2018

Herkimer County Community College students Brendan Murphy, of Whitesboro, NY, and Emma Vanderwerken, of Frankfort, NY, have been awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.
A senior Business Administration major, Murphy is an honors student, having been named to the Dean’s List, as well as the President’s List. He is very active on campus serving as president of Student Government Association, student representative on the Board of Trustees as well as a student ambassador and peer tutor. Murphy is also a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Vanderwerken is a senior Human Services major enrolled in the Honors Program. She serves as president of Herkimer College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and president of the Human Services Club. She has been named to the President’s List and Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.

The Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence acknowledges students who have received recognition for distinguished achievements. It is the highest honor bestowed upon a student by the State University of New York.

“It is a wonderful accomplishment for Brendan and Emma to be honored with the SUNY Chancellor’s Award,” said Herkimer College President Cathleen C. McColgin. “I applaud them not only for their academic achievements, but also for their service and commitment to our campus and community.”

“I am immensely proud of these students, who have demonstrated academic excellence and dedication to enriching their campuses and communities,” said SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson. “From research publications in industry journals to volunteering in hospitals and local clinics to holding leadership roles at their institutions, I am inspired by each student we recognize today. Congratulations to all of the students receiving this year’s award.”

The award ceremony took place on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the Albany Capital Center in Albany, NY.

HERK CCC Murphy

 

HERK CCC Vanderwerken

 

Photo 1: Pictured from left is SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson, Brendan Murphy and Herkimer College Dean of Students Matthew Hawes.

 Photo 2: Pictured from left is SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson, Emma Vanderwerken and Herkimer College Dean of Students Matthew Hawes.

 

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Herkimer Men’s Lax drops road game at # 1 Onondaga CC

April 12, 2018

Syracuse, NY – The Herkimer Generals Men’s Lacrosse team traveled to Syracuse, NY on Wednesday afternoon and dropped a 34-0 decision to the # 1 ranked team in the country, the Onondaga CC Lazers. With the loss, the Generals fall to 4-3 on the season.

The Generals try to get back on the winning track on Saturday, as they host Tompkins-Cortland CC in a huge Region III matchup at Wehrum Stadium. Game time is set for 1:00 PM. 

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Coach Anadio wins 300th game in Herkimer softball sweep of Columbia-Greene

April 12, 2018

Game 1:

Kali Puppolo of Herkimer College Generals Shuts Out Columbia Greene

 

Kali Puppolo didn’t allow a single run as Herkimer College Generals defeated Columbia Greene 8-0 on Wednesday. Puppolo allowed just one hit.

   

Herkimer College Generals notched four runs in the fourth inning. Herkimer College Generals’s big inning was driven by a single by Jennah Hogan, an error on a ball put in play by Keeanna Wolcik, and a double by Morgan Sgarlata .

 

One bright spot for Columbia Greene was a single by Jenna Rippel in the first inning.

 

Puppolo earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for Herkimer College Generals. She allowed one hit and zero runs over six innings, striking out 11.

 

Rachel Nielsen took the loss for Columbia Greene. She lasted five and a third innings, allowing eight hits and eight runs while striking out five.

 

Herkimer College Generals tallied eight hits. Taylor Zaino, Brooke Snyder, and Sgarlata each had multiple hits for Herkimer College Generals. Sgarlata , Snyder, and Zaino all had two hits to lead Herkimer College Generals.

 

Rippel led Columbia Greene with one hit in three at bats.

 

Game 2:

Keeanna Wolcik of Herkimer College Generals Shuts Out Columbia Greene

  

Keeanna Wolcik threw a shutout to lead Herkimer College Generals past Columbia Greene 10-0 on Wednesday.

 

Madisyn Butler led Herkimer College Generals to victory by driving in five runs. She went 3-for-3 at the plate. Butler drove in runs on a double in the second, a single in the third, and a single in the fourth.

 

Herkimer College Generals notched three runs in the fourth inning. Herkimer College Generals big bats were led by Brooke Snyder and Butler, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

 

A single by Jenna Rippel in the first inning was a positive for Columbia Greene.

 

Wolcik led the Herkimer College Generals to victory on the pitcher’s mound. She surrendered zero runs on four hits over five innings, striking out six.

  

Kaylee Hoffman took the loss for Columbia Greene. She allowed 14 hits and ten runs over five innings.

 

Herkimer College Generals collected 14 hits on the day. Wolcik, Butler, Maria Dinigro, Taylor Zaino, and Jennah Hogan each managed multiple hits for Herkimer College Generals. Butler and Wolcik each collected three hits to lead Herkimer College Generals.

 

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Herkimer Softball opens Region III play with sweep of Jefferson CC

April 11, 2018

Two Pitchers Team Up as Herkimer College Generals Defeats Jefferson in Shut-Out

Herkimer College Generals defeated Jefferson 19-0 on Tuesday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Hunter Vanarnum struck out Courtnee Denton to finish off the game.   Herkimer College Generals was boosted by Jennah Hogan who went 4-for-4 at the plate. Hogan singled in the second, doubled in the third, singled in the fourth, and tripled in the fifth.  Herkimer College Generals got things moving in the first inning. Herkimer College Generals scored one run when Morgan Sgarlata singled.  Herkimer College Generals put up five runs in the fifth inning. Vanarnum, Hogan, and Madisyn Butler powered the big inning with RBIs.   A single by Mallory Harter in the third inning was a positive for Jefferson.

Keeanna Wolcik earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for Herkimer College Generals. She surrendered zero runs on one hit over three innings, striking out six and walking one. Vanarnum threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.  Courtney LaFlesh took the loss for Jefferson. She lasted four innings, allowing 16 hits and 14 runs while striking out four.

Herkimer College Generals collected 21 hits. Hogan, Taylor Zaino, Shannon Moore, Butler, Katelyn Stubbs, Brooke Snyder, and Alicia Swavely each collected multiple hits for Herkimer College Generals. Hogan went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Herkimer College Generals in hits.

Four RBI Day for Brooke Snyder Seals the Deal in Herkimer College Generals’s Victory Over Jefferson

Herkimer College Generals defeated Jefferson 21-2 on Tuesday thanks in part to Brooke Snyder, who drove in four runners. Snyder drove in runs on a double in the first and a double in the third.   Herkimer College Generals secured the victory thanks to 14 runs in the first inning. Herkimer College Generals offense in the inning was led by Snyder, Jennah Hogan, Keeanna Wolcik, Julianna Finnerty, Maria Dinigro, and Shannon Moore, who all drove in runs.

Jefferson got things started in the first inning. Rachel Trumble singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.

Alicia Swavely took the win for Herkimer College Generals. She lasted three innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out two. Snyder threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.   Courtnee Denton took the loss for Jefferson. She allowed five hits and five runs, walking zero.

Herkimer College Generals racked up 23 hits. Moore, Snyder, Biz Toscano, Wolcik, Madisyn Butler, and Hogan each had multiple hits for Herkimer College Generals. Moore led Herkimer College Generals with four hits in four at bats.

 

 

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