Archive for September, 2011

Dr. Cynthia G. Falk, winner of SUNY Oneonta’s 2011 Ashok Kumar Malhotra Seva Faculty Award, will deliver a lecture titled “Rebuilding Haiti, One Bucket at a Time” on Tuesday, Oct. 11, in the Craven Lounge at SUNY Oneonta’s Morris Conference Center. A dessert reception will precede the lecture, which starts at 7 p.m. and is [...]

Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 19:28 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta students Daniel McCahill of Elmira, N.Y., and Samantha Moak of Westerlo, N.Y. are two of just 44 recipients of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) 2011 Excellence in Accounting Scholarships. Both McCahill and Moak are seniors in the college’s Professional Accounting program. Each will receive a $2,500 award.

Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 19:16 | 0 comments
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The Red Dragon Reading Series at SUNY Oneonta opens its 2011-2012 series on Wednesday, Oct. 5, with a reading by internationally acclaimed poet AnneWaldman. The author of more than 40 books, including the mini-classic “Fast Speaking Woman” and the essay collection “Vow to Poetry,” Waldman has been a member of the “Outrider” experimental poetry community [...]

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 at 19:40 | 0 comments
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The SUNY Oneonta Anthropology Department and Anthropology Club will present a talk on indigenous sign languages by linguistic anthropologist Erich Fox Tree on Friday, Oct. 7.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 at 13:57 | 0 comments
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Internationally recognized sustainable technology expert John Barrie will deliver SUNY Oneonta’s 11th annual Cornell-Gladstone-Hanlon-Kaufmann Lecture on Environmental Education and Communication on Thursday, Oct. 6. The lecture, titled, “How to Lift a Pyramid—Inspiring Innovation for the Poor,” will begin at 8 p.m. in the Hunt Union Ballroom on campus. Admission is free, and members of the [...]

Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 19:51 | 0 comments
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Distinguished Service Professor Bill Harman of the SUNY Oneonta Biology Department is the recipient of the Maurice K. Goddard Award for Excellence by a Water Management Professional by the Susquehanna River Basin Committee (SRBC). Deputy Secretary for Water Management Kelly Hefner of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection presented the honor to Harman at the [...]

Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 20:06 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta moved to its highest position ever—No. 41—on U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 list of “Best Colleges,” surpassing its previous best of No. 45 in 2011. The ranking is in the “Best Regional Universities—North” category. This includes institutions in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and all of New England that provide [...]

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 at 20:13 | 0 comments
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Dr. Roald Hoffmann of Cornell University will deliver the inaugural Kotz Lecture at SUNY Oneonta on Sept. 27. His presentation, entitled “Indigo, a Tale of Craft, Religion, History, Science, and Culture,” will focus on the history and importance of indigo pigment in world affairs, and how it has served remarkably to intertwine fashion, power, and [...]

Monday, September 12th, 2011 at 20:18 | 0 comments
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The Sept. 9 meeting of the State University of New York College at Oneonta College Council has been postponed. Due to difficult travel conditions caused by recent severe weather, the meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 15 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Morris Conference Center on campus.

Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 13:52 | 0 comments
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Newsweek magazine has named SUNY Oneonta one of the best colleges in the nation for artistic students. In its 2011 “Best Colleges for You” feature published earlier this week, Newsweek ranks SUNY Oneonta #7 on a list that also includes NYU, Berklee College of Music in Boston, USC and the California University of the Arts.

Friday, September 2nd, 2011 at 13:57 | 0 comments
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