Archive for September, 2012

SUNY Oneonta was singled out by a national education advocacy group for its success in improving graduation rates among Hispanic students. The Education Trust ranked SUNY Oneonta No. 11 on a list of the top 25 public institutions in the country that showed the largest gains in graduation rates among Hispanic students between 2004 and [...]

Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 15:18 | 0 comments
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Today SUNY Oneonta President Nancy Kleniewski announced the closure of the college’s Center for Economic and Community Development (CECD). The center will cease operation tomorrow. Established at the college in 1990, the CECD was a policy research resource to the greater Oneonta area. Projects undertaken by the center focused mainly on economic, community and business [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 15:28 | 0 comments
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The SUNY Oneonta Department of Physics and Astronomy will present several shows this semester in the college’s state-of-the-art digital planetarium. The shows, which are free and open to the public, will highlight the constellations, stars and planets visible in the night sky and take the audience on a virtual voyage through the solar system, galaxy [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 13:00 | 0 comments
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As part of SUNY Oneonta’s routine emergency preparedness training, a full-scale drill will take place Thursday, September 27. While the event will be confined to the college’s Milne Library, those in the vicinity of campus may hear the emergency siren sound between 9:15 and 10:15 a.m. Because of the drill, the Milne Library will be [...]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 12:29 | 0 comments
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Muna Ndulo will be the first speaker in the fifth annual Ralph R. Watkins Africana Studies Lecture Series at SUNY Oneonta. Ndulo will present “Challenges of Peace Keeping: African Solutions to African Problems” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Alden Room of the college’s Milne Library. Admission is free, and members of the [...]

Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 16:04 | 0 comments
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The Red Dragon Reading Series at SUNY Oneonta opens its 2012-2013 series on Tuesday, Sept. 18, with a reading by poet Molly McGlennen. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Multicultural Experiences in Lee Hall. The reading will be followed by a reception and [...]

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 at 14:26 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta is among the top 50 colleges in the Northeast, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 ranking of “Best Colleges,” released today. The college sits at No. 47 in the “Best Regional Universities—North” category, which includes institutions in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and all of New England that [...]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 08:45 | 0 comments
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The College at Oneonta Foundation has received a four-star “exceptional” rating by Charity Navigator, the leading independent charity evaluator in America. The rating denotes the highest standards for sound fiscal management and a commitment to accountability and transparency. Only about one in four charities evaluated by Charity Navigator received a four-star rating this year. “I [...]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 08:33 | 0 comments
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Paul Adamo, vice president for college advancement at SUNY Oneonta and executive director of the College at Oneonta Foundation, has been elected to the regional governing body of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). He will serve on the board of directors of CASE District 2, which includes New York, New [...]

Monday, September 10th, 2012 at 10:27 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta’s Student Association Activities Council will host the 2012 American Museum of Natural History’s Margaret Mead Traveling Film Festival, a series of seven international documentaries, from Sept. 12-Oct. 31. The films, which deal with topics ranging from the perils of coal mining in China to the challenges faced by artists and musicians in post-Apartheid [...]

Friday, September 7th, 2012 at 14:49 | 0 comments
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