The Campus Professional Development Committee awarded Tami LaPilusa (Lecturer, Biology) an Individual Development Award on March 5, 2015, to support travel for her research talk “Crab pen survey and harvest analysis of the land crab, Cardisoma guanhumi Latrielle (Decapoda: Gecarcinidae), fishery in The Bahamas” co-authored with Kayla Earls (Undergraduate Biology Major). The presentation will be [...]
The Campus Professional Development Committee awarded Barbara Vokatis (Elementary Education and Reading) an Individual Development Award on March 5, 2015, to support her travel for her research presentation that she co-authored with Dr. Jianwei Zhang from SUNY Albany at the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning in Gothenburg, Sweden.
SUNY Oneonta is featured in this month’s Council for Advancement and Support of Education Currents magazine which contains information about “Six Gotta-Love-‘Em Alumni Perk Programs.” In this section the Office of Alumni Engagement’s new Loyal Red Dragons program is highlighted. If you would like a copy of this article please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement [...]
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 [...]