Last week, Florian Reyda, Biology and Biological Field Station, and seven undergraduate students traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana for the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists. One student, Kaylee Herzog presented an oral paper reporting the results of the research she and Rebecca Russell conducted as part of a National Science Foundation grant on a [...]
The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year grant (effective September 1) in the amount of $799,941 in support of The SUNY Oneonta Noyce Scholars Program (Phase II) under the direction of Paul Bischoff (Secondary Education), Paul French (Physics & Astronomy), and John Schaumloffel (Chemistry & Biochemistry). Nathan Gonyea (Ed Psych, Counseling & Special Ed) and [...]
The Spencer Foundation has awarded a grant to Drs. Brian Beitzel and Nathan Gonyea (Education Psychology, Counseling and Special Education Department) in the amount of $49,988 for their project entitled The Eyes Have It: Triangulating Physiological and Psychological Data During Problem Solving. Funding will support acquisition of modern eye-tracking equipment to advance understanding of how [...]
The New York State Education Department Board of Regents has selected Dennis Banks (Secondary Education), as the 2014 recipient of its Louis E. Yavner Citizen Award. Banks received the award, given in recognition of his work in human rights education, during a Board of Regents meeting in Albany on Tuesday, June 24. The Louis E. Yavner [...]
At the 2014 New York State Library Assistants’ Association (NYSLAA) Annual Conference, three Milne Library staff members, Kathryn Croft, Dawn Gage and Tammy Southard were recognized for earning a Level 4 (highest possible) Certificate of Achievement. Kathy and Dawn earned their certificates in Administration/Management and Tammy earned hers in Technical Service. The NYSLAA Library Assistant [...]
Andrea Braunius Denekamp (English Department) has been selected to receive the SUNY Oneonta 2014 Simphiwe Hlatswayo Award for Outstanding Part-Time Instructor. Denekamp graduated from SUNY Oneonta in 2005 and earned a master’s and Ph.D. at Drew University. She joined the SUNY Oneonta English Department faculty in 2008. Her areas of expertise are British romanticism and [...]
Congratulations to Mary Viscio of the Physics and Astronomy Department for receiving the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Award for Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students transferring to R.P.I. for completion of the engineering component of their 3+2 program. Mary was nominated by the SUNY Oneonta 3+2 Engineering Program and will receive a $10,000 [...]
Congratulations to Emily Badalamente, a Political Science major and Women’s & Gender Studies minor, who was accepted into the New Leadership New York (NLNY) program, Summer 2014, to discuss women in government and civil society.
The Costume Society of America, Mid-Atlantic Region, recently elected Damayanthie Eluwawalage (Human Ecology) to the office of the Treasurer. She also serves as a Board Member and a Chairman of the Nominating Committee since 2008.
Oneonta Physics major Kajee Kodrich-Quick recently presented her research at the 110th topical symposium jointly organized by the NY section of the American Physical Society and the Astronomical Society of NY. This symposium was held on April 24thand 25th at the SUNY Oswego campus. Kajee worked with Drs. Sunil Labroo and James Michels of the [...]