Archive for August, 2012

The Project Space Gallery at SUNY Oneonta will open its 2012-2013 season on September 4 with “Pictures and Books,” an exhibition of paintings—and books derived from them—by David Schorr. The show will include gouache and silverpoint works, including several from the recent “Apothecary (Storehouse)” series shown this summer at the Mary Ryan Gallery in New [...]

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 08:35 | 0 comments
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A film screening, special menus in dining halls, several presentations and an atonement ceremony are among the activities slated for SUNY Oneonta’s daylong recognition of the Black List. The event, titled “Beyond the List: A Teach-in: Remembrance and Reconciliation,” will take place on September 4—the 20th anniversary of the Black List—and make use of several [...]

Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 13:38 | 0 comments
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Dr. Cornel West will deliver the keynote address at SUNY Oneonta’s upcoming recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Black List. Dr. West will speak at 7 p.m. on September 4 in the Alumni Field House. (Please note new location; Dr. West was previously scheduled to speak in the Hunt College Union Ballroom). The event [...]

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 12:40 | 0 comments
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Several SUNY Oneonta students and alumni joined Chris Schuler-Ghiorse, head coach of the college’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, in a Swim Across America cancer fund-raiser earlier this month. SUNY Oneonta’s Team TOAST (Together Oneonta Alumni Swim Team) collected pledges to participate in the Sound to Cove Open Water Swim at Morgan Park [...]

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 12:30 | 0 comments
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A video produced by SUNY Oneonta junior Madison Morency is featured on the It Gets Better Project website, You Tube channel and Facebook page. The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential and positivity their lives will reach—if they can just get through their teen years. [...]

Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 17:04 | 0 comments
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The College Swimming Coaches Association of America has recognized the Oneonta State women’s swimming & diving team as a Scholar All-America Team for the spring semester of 2012. This is the third time the team has been honored for its performance in the classroom. The women completed a 2-5 dual-meet season in 2011-12 and finished [...]

Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 15:58 | 0 comments
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More than 200 SUNY Oneonta freshmen will spend their first day in Oneonta volunteering at local nonprofit organizations. SUNY Oneonta’s Center for Social Responsibility and Community (CSRC) will host its fifth annual Freshman Service Day on Monday, Aug. 20. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., students will volunteer at more than 15 sites performing activities [...]

Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 08:20 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta students Scott Burlison of Sherburne, N.Y., and Timothy Narine of Bronx, N.Y., are among just 48 recipients of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) 2012 Excellence in Accounting Scholarships. Both Burlison and Narine are majoring in Professional Accounting in SUNY Oneonta’s internationally accredited Division of Economics and Business. Each [...]

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 12:49 | 0 comments
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Ten years ago, Marvin Rodriguez was a 9-year-old Guatemalan immigrant learning his first words of English by listening to children’s songs. Today, he’s a straight-A SUNY Oneonta student who’s spending his summer as an intern with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans. Rodriguez, who will be a sophomore this fall, was [...]

Saturday, August 4th, 2012 at 20:01 | 0 comments
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Over the past 18 years, Dr. Florian Reyda has observed hundreds of animal species during field walks on his property in the Peruvian rainforest. But he’d never seen one particular species of poison dart frog—until biology student James Dewey spotted it on his first day in the field. The discovery was especially exciting for Dewey, [...]

Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 14:52 | 0 comments
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