Wendy Lascell (Geography) and Anita C. Levine (Elementary Education & Reading) were awarded the Domestic Intercultural Immersion Grant this past semester. This coming month they are taking a team of students to the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans to engage in service-learning with the nonprofit Common Ground Relief, and assist with wetlands restoration. They [...]
Congratulations to Bill Harcleroad, director of campus activities and current member of the board of directors for the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) who has been elected as NACA treasurer. The announcement occurred during the national convention in Minneapolis, MN February 14-18.
Congratulations to Anita C. Levine, Elementary Education and Reading, who was awarded the Faculty International Travel Grant this past semester. In November 2014, she traveled to Croatia and met with various public school teachers to discuss conducting an online intercultural collaboration between their middle school students who are learning to speak English and her elementary [...]
William A. Starna, Emeritus Anthropology, has been invited by the editors of the Smithsonian Institution’s 20 volumeHandbook of North American Indians to write a chapter for “Transitions in Native North American Research, 1970-2014,” to appear in the upcoming volume 1. The chapter will assess and update the past 40 years of research in ethnology, ethnohistory, [...]
Joshua J. Frye, (Communication Arts), and Craig Engstrom (Elmhurst College) have signed a book contract with Kendall Hunt. Dr. Engstrom and Dr. Frye are Co-Editing Tales from the Field of Qualitative Communication Consulting. The book is a collection of essays from communication scholars who have used qualitative and interpretive methodologies in the field to provide [...]
Robert Compton, Professor of Africana and Latino Studies; Ho Hon Leung, Professor of Sociology; and Yaser Robles, Research Fellow (Fordham University) have signed a contract with Palgrave Macmillan for an edited book titled Home, Community, and Identity with a publication date of 2016. This interdisciplinary work brings together scholars from the humanities, social sciences, and the [...]
SUNY Oneonta has received $910,000 in Green Innovation Grant Program funding for a project aimed at reducing the impact of stormwater runoff from the campus. Administered by the New York State Environmental Facilities Corp., the Green Innovation Grant Program (GIGP) supports projects across New York state that use unique stormwater infrastructure design and create cutting-edge [...]
CSEA Local 635 held their Annual Turkey Raffle on Friday, November 21st at Noon in the Netzer Admin. Lobby. The winners of the $20 gift certificates to Hannaford are: Winners of the 2014 CSEA Turkey Raffle: Russ Northrup, Charles Atcher, Joe Weaver, Donna Toombs, Bonnie Barr, Alan Barnes, Ben Wendrow, Kathy Meeker, Craig Young, Betty [...]
Bill Harcleroad, Director of Campus Activities and Kent Sumner, Assistant Director for Marketing at Oregon State University co-authored the article “Unified Publicity Across Diverse Platforms” in the November/December 2014 edition of Campus Activities Programming a magazine published by the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA).
Susan C. Turell, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Social Science, has been selected as an Associate Editor for thePsychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity Journal. This journal is a publication of the American Psychological Association, Division 44: The Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues.