Devin Castendyk (Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences) has received a Research Opportunity Award from the National Science Foundation to conduct research in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica during his 2012-2013 sabbatical. Between November and January, he will conduct research on the circulation of water in ice-covered lakes and the impact of currents on [...]
Robert Compton, Associate Professor of Africana and Latino Studies and Political Science, published a review essay titled, “The Elusive Quest? African Regionalism, Social Cohesion, and Institutions” in the journal Regions and Cohesion (Vol. 2, Issue 2, Summer 2012: 119-124.) His essay reviews four recent books within the context of regionalism and social cohesion and concludes [...]
The Office of International Education (OIE) is available to visit classrooms, providing presentations on our great exchange programs, as well as the 500+ programs of various types available to our Oneonta students in the SUNY system. Classroom visits are a valuable way to provide concise information to students about the tools on our OIE study [...]
The Office of International Education is pleased to present its annual SUNY Study Abroad Fair on Monday, September 17, 2012 from 11 AM – 2:30 PM in the Alumni Field House Atrium, Level 2. SUNY campus representatives will be available for student consultation, joining Oneonta to showcase our wide range of overseas options among 500+ [...]
Oneonta State Sports Information Director Geoff Hassard will serve as the president of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Sports Information Directors Association (ECAC-SIDA) for the 2012-13 year. Hassard assumed the leadership role at the conclusion of the recent professional development workshop in Pittsburgh, PA.
The Biological Field Station at SUNY Oneonta’s Cooperstown Campus has been awarded a $94,315 grant from the National Science Foundation to acquire instrumentation that will allow researchers to identify, photograph and monitor different types of plankton. The Fluid Imaging Technologies FlowCAM will be used to analyze water samples from Otsego Lake and other nearby bodies [...]
Are you an Olympic Games fan? Are you going to be glued to the television screen (or computer) from the opening ceremonies on July 27 to the closing ceremonies on August 12? For those times that there is no coverage, fill in your free time by reading about the Olympics from a selection of books [...]
This summer the IRC lobby had a makeover with new paint. During the course of this procedure, the tacking strips that were along the walls were removed and will not be replaced. We are currently limited to two large bulletin boards for postings. Due to the overwhelming amount of postings we receive, we will no [...]
The Sociology and Political Science Departments have a Canon ImageRunner 2202 available for adoption. If anyone is interested, please either come to Schumacher 10, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or contact Michele Myers-Platt (x-3512, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Bridget Kiff (x-3522, email@example.com) This machine will be available until Friday, August 10th.
William Simons, History, is the author of “Ron Santo: Iconic Cubs Third Baseman & Hero to Diabetics.” The article appears in the August/September 2012 issue of Upstate Life Magazine.