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Dr. Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs, Secondary Education, is the recipient of the 2014 New York State English Council Fellow Award. This award is given once a year to an individual that displays “dedication to students, innovative ideas and an educational vision for the teaching profession and the Council.” The award was presented at the annual conference in [...]

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 07:38 | Comments Off
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April L. Ford, English,  has signed an offer of publication with Santa Fe Writers Project for her debut novel, Gentle. The novel is set for worldwide release in Spring 2016. Since February of this year, Gentle has received honors as a Finalist for the Molly Ivors Prize for Fiction (Gorsky Press), and as a Semi-FInalist for the William Faulkner – William [...]

Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 07:03 | Comments Off
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Congratulations to Zanna McKay and Elizabeth Small, who have been awarded a grant through the SUNY COIL Center and Santander Bank.  The focus of this grant is to create a collaborative, international experience with students from the Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico (UDEM).  The grant will pay for their travel to Mexico City (Sept/Oct 2014), where they will meet [...]

Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 07:22 | Comments Off
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Elliot Ruggles, director of the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, successfully defended his dissertation and was awarded a PhD in Human Sexuality Education from Widener University. The title of his dissertation was “Queering Sexual and Gender Development: A Phenomenological Life History Study of People who Fall Outside Gender and Sexuality Norms.”

Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 15:06 | Comments Off
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The New York Council for the Humanities has awarded a grant in the amount of $1,500 in support of the project entitled “Planning for Conversation-based Programs that Engage Community Members in Dialogues Using Oral Histories” under the direction of Dr. William Walker (Cooperstown Graduate Program–CGP). “CGP Community Stories” (CGPCS) [http://www.cgpcommunitystories.org/] focuses on creating conversation-based programs that engage [...]

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 07:25 | Comments Off
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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 [...]

Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 13:24 | Comments Off
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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 [...]

Friday, July 25th, 2014 at 07:48 | Comments Off
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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 [...]

Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 12:29 | Comments Off
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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 [...]

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 14:39 | Comments Off
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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 [...]

Friday, June 13th, 2014 at 09:04 | Comments Off
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