Archive for August, 2013

SUNY Oneonta President Nancy Kleniewski reviewed recent accomplishments and shared priorities for the new academic year with college faculty and staff during the college’s annual Opening Breakfast on Friday, Aug. 30. During her address to the campus community, Dr. Kleniewski officially announced an ambitious, strategically critical plan to advance teaching, learning and scholarship at SUNY [...]

Friday, August 30th, 2013 at 10:55 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta’s Apollo Music Club will present a concert version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Oneonta Theatre on Chestnut Street. Tickets ($10 general admission and $5 with SUNY Oneonta ID) will be available online and at the Hunt Union information desk starting Sept. [...]

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 at 15:42 | 0 comments
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Two exhibitions featuring work by current and retired SUNY Oneonta art faculty will open next week in the college’s Fine Arts Building galleries. “Prairie Series,” an exhibition of low-relief textured acrylic and mixed media paintings by Dan Young, will be the first installation this academic year at the Martin-Mullen Art Gallery. “Prairie Series” will open [...]

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 at 15:17 | 0 comments
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If they were tired from hours of lugging boxes, moving furniture and hanging posters, the 200 freshmen who signed up to spend the day after move-in doing volunteer work didn’t show it. In a classroom at Riverside Elementary School, “Brown Eyed Girl” played on Pandora while a group of four freshmen sat around a hexagonal [...]

Monday, August 26th, 2013 at 21:12 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta will collaborate with the Oneonta City Commission on Community Relations & Human Rights, Oneonta NAACP, Job Corps, and the Oneonta Interfaith Committee on several events celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March On Washington. On Tuesday, Aug. 27, there will be a “March on Main Street” at 6:30 p.m., [...]

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 17:02 | 0 comments
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Dr. Brian Lowe, associate professor of sociology at SUNY Oneonta, explains why “Big Data” is becoming a focus of academic inquiry in today’s edition of The Academic Minute, airing at 3:56 p.m. on WAMC Northeast Public Radio. As part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers from SUNY Oneonta, Dr. Lowe is collaborating with researchers from [...]

Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 09:46 | 0 comments
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Music Department lecturer Blake Fleming has been named to SPIN magazine’s list of the “100 Greatest Drummers of Alternative Music.” Fleming, who has taught advanced drumset at SUNY Oneonta for the past five years, sits at #72 on the list, which includes Sheila E., Bill Ward of Black Sabbath, Stewart Copeland of The Police, Dave [...]

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 09:15 | 0 comments
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Deeper student engagement with the sciences is just a “CLICK” away, thanks to a new partnership between faculty members at Oneonta’s two colleges. Three chemistry faculty members from SUNY Oneonta and Hartwick College will collaborate on a new, grant-funded project to get students excited about chemistry by connecting their work in the classroom with everyday [...]

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 08:15 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta will expand its partnerships with local and regional employers as one of 18 SUNY institutions selected for Phase II of SUNY Works, the system’s cooperative education and internship initiative. “SUNY has created an open dialogue with employers statewide to be sure our students have a competitive edge in today’s job market, and that [...]

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 08:10 | 0 comments
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