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SUNY Oneonta’s first Charity Challenge—a student-organized event that combined elements of TV’s “The Amazing Race” and a 5K Color Run—raised $1,200 for six local nonprofits Saturday. On a gorgeous spring afternoon, 30 teams of four raced to complete six silly challenges ranging from a relay race in high heels to building a structure out of [...]

Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 21:55 | 0 comments
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Dr. Tracy Allen, associate professor and chair of SUNY Oneonta’s Department of Geography & Environmental Sciences Program, will present “Dangerous Waters: State of the World’s Drinking Water” at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Waterfront Room of the Hunt College Union. A dessert reception will follow the presentation. Water-related illnesses are the leading cause [...]

Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 23:23 | 0 comments
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Hundreds of prospective students will visit SUNY Oneonta for Academic Exploration Day on Saturday, April 12. Activities will include campus tours, remarks by the deans of the college’s five schools, financial aid consultations, presentations and tours by academic departments, and a student club fair. See the schedule for the day here.

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The 19th annual SUNY Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, taking place at the college April 11 and 12, will feature two keynotes. Douglas Lackey, professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy within the Weissman School of Arts & Sciences at Baruch College in New York City, will speak about “Mitosis and Abortion” on Friday at [...]

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 15:44 | 0 comments
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A new fellowship will help more SUNY Oneonta students pursue internships across the country and around the globe. Created through charitable gifts by 1975 SUNY Oneonta graduate Andrea Casper in honor and memory of her parents, the Helen & Michael Casper Fellowship for Internship Support is intended to help make internship experiences accessible for more [...]

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 15:04 | 0 comments
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Diane Nilan, founder and president of the national nonprofit organization HEAR US, will speak on the topic of “Children and Youth Homelessness: Why it Matters and What We Can Do” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in SUNY Oneonta’s Hunt Union Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public. Nilan has more than [...]

Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 13:22 | 0 comments
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Eleven students spent a week in Cartagena, Colombia, this semester as part of a faculty-led Spanish field course on the world of Nobel Prize-winning writer Gabriel (“Gabo”) García Márquez. Accompanied by Drs. Gustavo Arango and Maria Montoya of SUNY Oneonta’s Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, the students visited the actual settings where some of [...]

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Fifteen SUNY Oneonta students spent part of their spring break at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City from March 30-April 3. This year’s delegation, representing Côte d’Ivoire, was one of 28 groups from around the world selected to receive the Distinguished Delegation award at the end of the five-day conference. This [...]

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Four SUNY Oneonta students are among a select group of State University of New York students chosen to receive the 2014 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher presented the awards to the students at a reception in their honor today at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. The [...]

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 16:06 | 0 comments
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Three SUNY Oneonta students presented their anthropology and sociology research at the Innovative Exploration Forum in Albany on Tuesday. Diane Mancini, an Anthropology-Spanish double major from Rochester, presented a research poster based her anthropological study of language and culture change in a Caribbean community. Sallie Han and Dr. Maria Montoya were co-advisers on the project. [...]

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 12:20 | 0 comments
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