The SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association invites the college community to Reunion Weekend 2016-the BIGGEST ALUMNI PARTY of the year! Beginning on Friday, June 3, alumni from all over the country will arrive in Oneonta to celebrate milestones, reconnect with their fraternity brothers or sorority sisters, or just to come back “home” and reminisce with friends. Events, including those that are family friendly, will be held on and off campus throughout the weekend.

For more information about Reunion Weekend go to

The Office of Alumni Engagement is seeking volunteers to assist at Reunion Weekend headquarters and at various events.  If you are interested and able to help, please email: or call 436-2526.

William Simons, Professor, History, served as a panelist in The Guild of Glimmerglass Festival Talking Opera Program series, along with Professor Colby Thomas, Music, and Professor Dennis Banks, Secondary Education, on Monday, May 23, 2016, 7 PM, at the Christ Church Parish Hall, Cooperstown, New York. The panelists discussed Robert Ward’s opera The Crucible, which is based on Arthur Miller’s play of the same name.

The Red Dragon Outfitters will be closed until 5/31 for inventory.  Please call 607-436-2087 if you need the ID/Dining Card Office.

After 40 years of service to the college, Karen Welsh, Secretary in the Department of Athletics will retire.  The Athletic Department has risen to national prominence in several sports under Karen’s day to day watch.  Her service to the college, coaching staff and student athletes has been 40 years of amazing. Please share in this special time by attending a reception in Karen’s honor on TUESDAY, MAY 31 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the Alumni Field House Skybox.

Please share with all those who appreciate Karen as much as we do!

Carol Dean, Secondary Education, and five of her Foreign Language Education students visited their COIL Partners at La Salle University in Mexico City in April, 2016. The trip was fully funded by a grant from Santander Bank, covering all travel, lodging and program costs for the students. They observed education and language classes, stayed with host families, and traveled to numerous cultural and historical sites. La Salle University featured the visit on their blog:

A number of NYS worksite child care centers throughout the state provide summer day camps for children ages 5 to 12. This allows state employees to come to work knowing their children are well cared for and having fun.  Please see attached: 2016 Summer Day Camp Programs – Flyer,  and contact the center(s) for details and availability.

UUP Oneonta, along with our allied NYSUT K-12 locals and other unions, is sponsoring a union night at the ballpark.   The union-sponsored  Oneonta Outlaws baseball game is on Friday on June 10th at 7:00 Damaschke Field. I hope that you can attend. Please find attached tickets for you and your guest(s) and an informational flyer for you.

Please wear union logo to the game. If you contact, Kerry at , she will try to get you a UUP hat, shirt, or pin.

The unions are in negotiations for picture perfect weather for the game.

To view the informational flyer:  June 10th UUP Information For UUP Game Tickets:  UUP Baseball Tickets

The Academic Advisement Center is temporarily relocated to 351 Fitzelle for the summer due to construction in Netzer.  Phone numbers for the main office and staff remain the same.  Come visit our cozy quarters.

Starting Monday May 23 excavation related to the IT infrastructure improvement project will begin at the intersection of Red Dragon Drive and Ravine Parkway.  Traffic will be detoured onto the southern portion of West Dormitory Drive at the intersection of Ravine Parkway and West Dorm Drive. Traffic in the excavation area will be limited to construction vehicles. A second excavation team will also be trenching across the parking lot areas between Hulbert Hall and Physical Science/Human Ecology. All roads will be open for Alumni Weekend, JUN 2-6. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jim Johnson at Thanks for your patience and consideration in advance as we improve our facilities.

The Student Association  Office has a free working Canon Super G3 fax machine.  Works fine.  First come, first served.  Phone 607-436-2440 if interested.