Archive for November, 2012

Dr. Tracy Betsinger, assistant professor of Anthropology at SUNY Oneonta, has been awarded the 2012 Richard Siegfried Junior Faculty Prize for Academic Excellence. Betsinger will deliver the 18th annual Richard Siegfried Lecture, “Vampire and Myth: Views of the Undead from Historical and Bioarchaeological Perspectives,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Craven Lounge of [...]

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 16:28 | 0 comments
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The SUNY Oneonta women’s soccer team was honored recently by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for its academic accomplishments as a team. The Red Dragons received a 2011-12 Team Academic Award for the first time since the NSCAA began recognizing teams for their academic accomplishments in 1996. Oneonta was one of 497 women’s [...]

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 11:16 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta will hold its 2012 December Candidate Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Dewar Arena of the Alumni Field House. Hosted by college President Nancy Kleniewski, the event will recognize students who are expected to complete their requirements for graduation this semester. A total of 320 candidates for bachelor’s [...]

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 09:47 | 0 comments
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The National Field Hockey Coaches Association has selected SUNY Oneonta senior Ashley Johnson of Saratoga Springs and junior Ashley Morgan of Putnam Valley as 2012 All-Americans. Johnson and Morgan are the seventh and eighth field hockey players in the program’s history to earn national honors. Morgan is the third, two-time All-American for field hockey and [...]

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 10:30 | 0 comments
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Cultural anthropologist Don Hill will be the second speaker in the fifth annual Ralph R. Watkins Africana Studies Lecture Series at SUNY Oneonta. Hill will present “Jim Crow Era Field Recordings 1958—1961” at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Alden Room of the college’s Milne Library. Admission is free, and members of the community [...]

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 09:05 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta has postponed construction of a townhouse facility that originally had been scheduled to open to students in 2014. The complex, projected to house nearly 200 students, was planned in response to the college’s 2010 New Student Housing Program Study, which concluded that the campus could support approximately 600 additional beds. SUNY Oneonta President [...]

Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 08:32 | 0 comments
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The Otsego County Conservation Association (OCCA) will present Dr. Ronald Bishop, a lecturer in SUNY Oneonta’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, with its 2012 Conservationist of the Year award on Friday, Nov. 16, during the OCCA’s Annual Dinner at The Tryon Inn in Cherry Valley. Bishop and Louis W. Allstadt were named co-recipients of the [...]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 10:22 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta Professor Emeritus of Anthropology William A. Starna will give an Alden Scholar Series Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. The lecture, titled “Of Different Worlds: American Indian-Dutch Experiences in the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys,” will take place in the Alden Room on the third floor of the Milne Library. To complement [...]

Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 11:51 | 0 comments
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After spending two weeks in North Korea, SUNY Oneonta student Shawn Dacey is eager to share what he learned about one of the world’s most isolated cultures. The Geography and Social Studies Education major visited North Korea last spring during a 25-day tour of Asia planned as part of an independent study with Dr. James [...]

Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 15:08 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta will hold its inaugural Global Movement Festival from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in the Hunt Union Ballroom. Admission is free, and members of the community are invited to attend. Hosted by the college’s World Percussion Ensemble and the Multicultural Student Council, the festival is expected to become an annual event. [...]

Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 07:49 | 0 comments
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