Archive for the ‘Faculty/Staff Activities’ Category

Dr. Zanna McKay, Elementary Education and Reading; Dr. Beth Small, Foreign Language; and Chilton Reynolds, TLTC, participated in the SUNY COIL (Collaborative Online International Learning) Conference in New York City.  Dr. McKay presented with four students, Carlos Salomon, Meghan Cassidy, Meghan Macleod, and Melissa Abate.  Their session was called “COIL Collaboration and Cultural Exchange in a Teacher [...]

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 14:59 | Comments Off
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Hua Zhong, Associate Professor of Management in the School of Economics & Business presented a research paper at the 2015 International Business Conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from March 22-26, 2015. His paper, titled “On the Worker Scheduling Problem for a Small Medical Equipment Manufacturer”, studies an actual problem faced by the operations manager [...]

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 14:06 | Comments Off
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Dr. Joshua J. Frye, Communication Arts, has been appointed Visiting Professor at Shanxi University in China.  Dr. Frye is working within the School of Foreign Languages as a Foreign Expert in rhetorical communication.  Dr. Frye is teaching a rhetorical theory course to graduate students and public speaking to undergraduate students at Shanxi University during their [...]

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 06:58 | Comments Off
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Brian Dolber, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, has published a new article, “Commodifying Alternative Media Audiences: A Historical Case Study of the Jewish Daily Forward,” in the International Communication Association journal Communication, Culture, and Critique. The Forward was one of the most significant and influential alternative newspapers in U.S. media history. Through an examination of archival materials, the [...]

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 09:12 | Comments Off
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Professor Neville Choonoo, Chair of Africana and Latino Studies, recently presented a paper at a conference on the new South African Constitution, held at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. His lecture was titled “Black Autobiography as Testimony”. In addition, his keynote presentation at University of Maine (Farmington) has been published as a volume of [...]

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 07:53 | Comments Off
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Dr. Ashok Kumar Malhotra of the Philosophy Department was on a lecture tour of the Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in LA as well as at the University of Hawaii (UH), Honolulu. He spoke to the graduate students at Loyola Marymount University about the Samkhya Philosophy and its connection to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali as [...]

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 13:01 | Comments Off
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Toke Knudsen, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics, gave a talk at the Spring 2015 meeting of History and Pedagogy of Mathematics: Americas Section, held at American University in Washington, DC on March 13-15, 2015. The talk, entitled “SUNY Oneonta’s Mathematics Collection: Utilizing a Local Archive for Teaching and Research” dealt with Dr. Knudsen’s use of [...]

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 08:44 | Comments Off
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Mark Ferrara, English, delivers an invited presentation to the Humanities and Social Sciences Association at the University of California, Berkeley. In his address, Ferrara examines the current outlook for higher education in the US. Despite having a handful of top universities, a well-documented decline in the overall quality and stature of US institutions of higher [...]

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 08:34 | Comments Off
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Cynthia Falk, Cooperstown Graduate Program, participated in the conference “Fraktur and the Everyday Lives of Germans in Pennsylvania and the Atlantic World, 1683-1850,” by chairing a session on materiality and identity, the subject of her first bookArchitecture and Artifacts of the Pennsylvania Germans. The conference was jointly organized by the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Museum of [...]

Monday, March 16th, 2015 at 09:09 | Comments Off
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Dr. Charlene Christie, associate professor of Psychology, presented on “Reacting to gender stereotypes: The impact of expectations and performance on self-esteem” at the 86th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Philadelphia, PA. This work is the result of research conducted with two undergraduate investigators, Carlena Reagan and Jennifer Uretsky.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 at 08:16 | Comments Off
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