Archive for September, 2012

Please be advised of the following deadlines for faculty and student funding opportunities: Monday, October 1: Due date for applications to The Caroline (’67) and David D’Antonio Undergraduate Student Travel for Excellence Fund (for student travel to professional meetings and conferences); see http://www.oneonta.edu/advancement/grants/studenttravel.asp. Friday, October 5: Deadline to indicate intent to present at the Life [...]

Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 16:23 | Comments Off
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SUNY Oneonta was singled out by a national education advocacy group for its success in improving graduation rates among Hispanic students. The Education Trust ranked SUNY Oneonta No. 11 on a list of the top 25 public institutions in the country that showed the largest gains in graduation rates among Hispanic students between 2004 and [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 16:18 | Comments Off
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Did you vote last week for your favorite Banned Book? The Final Four are now listed at http://www.oneonta.edu/library/bannedbooks/bracket.pdf. Be sure to vote at http://www.oneonta.edu/library/bannedbooks/vote.html for your favorites by 9am on Oct. 2nd. We anticipate a flurry of activity leading up to the Read-In in Milne Library on Oct. 3rd where you can “bring it… read [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 13:29 | Comments Off
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  In our continuing efforts to support Breast Cancer Awareness Initiatives, the EAP Committee is requesting donations during the month of October in any amount to buy materials to make chemo caps, lap blankets, and scarves for area residents suffering with Breast Cancer.  Please see information regarding this project by [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 10:57 | Comments Off
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Provost Dr. E. Maria Thompson is pleased to announce that Dr. Zanna McKay (Elementary Education and Reading) is the 2012  winner of the Ashok Kumar Malhotra Seva Faculty Award and will deliver this year’s lecture titled, ”The Necessary Other,” on Thursday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. in Craven Lounge. Created in 2008 to recognize faculty [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 09:45 | Comments Off
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You are cordially invited to luncheon with the Oneonta Faculty Convivium on Thursday, October 4, noon to 1:00 p.m., in the Martin-Mullen Art  Gallery lobby, Fine Arts Building. Rhea Nowak, Assistant Professor of Art, will present a talk titled “Translation.”  Abstract:  Creating artwork is a three-way conversation between ideas, materials, and processes. She is often surprised by [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 09:36 | Comments Off
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Veronica Diver, Africana & Latino Studies / Communication Arts, took second place for her speech, “Purrfect Catpanion,” which she presented at the Oneonta Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest. She moves to the next level of competition, Area 11 Humorous Speech Contest, in Vestal on October 6th. Diver’s Advanced Public Speaking student, Riley Long, presented “Greek Life”—serving [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 07:47 | Comments Off
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Milne Library will be hosting an Active Shooter, tabletop scenario Thursday, September 27, 2012, the library will be closed to the general public from 7:30 a.m. until approximately 11 a.m. If you have card access to the building you will also need to be inside prior to 9 a.m. and will be unable to leave [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 07:37 | Comments Off
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Ashok Kumar Malhotra has been writing a monthly “Yoga Life” column for the O’Town Scene of the Daily Star. He has published 14 columns ranging from popular versions of yoga in the West, why yoga became popular, recent research on yoga, how to meditate, different ways to meditate, yoga exercises for back ache, depression, stress, sleeplessness and [...]

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 15:22 | Comments Off
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Milne Library will close at 8:00 p.m. today, September 25, 2012. Our hours will be 8:00-4:30 Wednesday-Friday, 9/26-9/28/12, and closed Saturday , September 29th. The Library will open at 6:oo p.m. Sunday, September 30th and resume normal hours.

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 09:33 | Comments Off
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