Archive for 2014

On Sept. 4, 1889, Principal James M. Milne stood behind a podium in an assembly hall overflowing with supporters to formally dedicate the Oneonta Normal School. One-hundred-twenty-five years later, SUNY Oneonta is overflowing with pride in the growth of the campus, its reputation as one of the finest public colleges in the Northeast, and the [...]

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 at 15:11 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta will begin the academic year with two new founding deans and a new chief diversity officer. Last fall, the college established five schools as part of a restructuring of its division of Academic Affairs and welcomed founding deans for the School of Economics and Business, the School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, and [...]

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 13:01 | 0 comments
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The ribbon cutting to officially reopen SUNY Oneonta’s completely renovated Fitzelle Hall will take place rain or shine at Fitzelle Hall on the first day of the fall semester, Monday, Aug. 25, at 11 a.m. Fitzelle is SUNY Oneonta’s largest academic building and the first building on campus to meet the sustainability standards for LEED [...]

Monday, August 18th, 2014 at 14:19 | 0 comments
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While many college students are spending the summer waiting tables, working as interns or perfecting their tans, SUNY Oneonta junior Michael Morales has been marching to the beat of a different drum. Morales, a music industry major from Warwick, N.Y., is touring the country as a musician with Drum Corps International (DCI), a competitive league [...]

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at 20:51 | 0 comments
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Dr. Jacqueline Bennett has invented a new chemical process that’s safer, greener and more efficient than traditional methods used to make imines, a class of chemical compounds that has household and industrial applications. Chemical processes used to create essential materials often consume large quantities of relatively toxic compounds that are later disposed of as hazardous [...]

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at 13:38 | 0 comments
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SUNY Oneonta is among “America’s Top Colleges” for 2014, according to Forbes magazine. In its annual rankings released  July 30, the business journal placed Oneonta at No. 167 in the Northeast, and No. 520, overall. This is the first time that SUNY Oneonta has earned a spot on the list since Forbes began publishing it in [...]

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 15:14 | 0 comments
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Fashion research conducted by SUNY Oneonta senior Victoria Panyu has been accepted for presentation at the 2014 International Textiles & Apparel Association (ITAA) conference. Panyu, a fashion and textiles major/business communication minor from Staten Island, conducted research on online-only fashion retailers in collaboration with Dr. Hyejune Park, assistant professor of Fashion & Textiles. After spending [...]

Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 14:24 | 0 comments
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The New York State Education Department Board of Regents has selected Dennis Banks, professor and chair of SUNY Oneonta’s Department of Secondary Education, as the 2013 recipient of its Louis E. Yavner Citizen Award. Banks received the award, given in recognition of his work in human rights education, during a Board of Regents meeting in [...]

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 13:39 | 0 comments
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New student orientation kicks off June 24 with a session for transfer students planning to major in Education and Human Ecology. Additional transfer student sessions will be June 26 (Mathematics, Science and Social Science), June 30 (Business, Humanities and Fine Arts) and Aug. 21-22 (all majors). Freshman Orientation will be July 2-3, 7-8, 10-11, 14-15, [...]

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 15:56 | 0 comments
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Recent SUNY Oneonta graduate Lauren Zimmardi of Middle Island, NY, has received a national award for excellence in geography. Zimmardi, who graduated with honors in May, majored in Geography and Early Childhood/Childhood Education (B-6). She was one of 21 students from colleges and universities across the country chosen by university faculty as the best all-around [...]

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at 16:16 | 0 comments
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