News Archive

  • Gerontology Program Among Top 20 in U.S.

    Great Value Colleges badgeSUNY Oneonta’s Gerontology Studies program is among the top 20 in the country, according to a new ranking by Great Value Colleges, an online college-planning resource whose mission is to “help students get the best possible education for their money.”

    SUNY Oneonta is #20 on the list, which was created based on factors such as master’s and doctoral degree opportunities, research opportunities, and internship and scholarship opportunities using data collected from the NCES College Navigator database, Payscale.com and school websites.

  • Allison Ravit Wins Enterprise Scholarship

    Allison RavitEnterprise Rent-A-Car has selected SUNY Oneonta student Allison Ravit to receive its Enterprise Scholarship Award.

    Ravit, who is majoring in business economics at SUNY Oneonta, was a management trainee intern this past summer at Enterprise.

    “Everyone that I worked with was extremely helpful,” she said, “and I came to understand that it's a company where people really grow individually while also helping the company. I never felt like an ‘intern’ because I was always given tasks that other management trainees did, and even tasks that my assistant branch manager and branch manager were responsible for. I learned much more than I had expected to in such a short period of time.”

  • Elementary Ed Program Ranked #2 in U.S.

    Best Colleges in Education badgeSUNY Oneonta has the No. 2 Elementary Education program in the United States, according to a new ranking of more than 780 qualifying colleges by Teacher.org.

    SUNY Oneonta students interested in teaching at the early childhood, preschool or elementary school level can choose between two nationally accredited programs: Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) or Early Childhood/Childhood Education (Birth through Grade 6).

  • Students Collaborate On Award-Winning Book

    A book featuring autobiographical vignettes by 29 Latino SUNY Oneonta students and recent alumni won two awards at the Latino Literacy Now's International Latino Book Awards.

    Titled “Mi vida en los Estados Unidos, jóvenes hispanohablantes cuentan sus experiencias” (My Life in the United States, Young Hispanic Heritage Language Speakers Write About Their Experiences”), the book is a collection of common experiences growing up with two languages and two cultures, and similar life struggles.

  • Kevin Zambrzycki Wins New Intern Award

    Kevin ZambrzyckiKevin Zambrzycki has been named the 2016 SUNY Oneonta Intern of the Year, a new award sponsored by the Otsego County Chamber to recognize outstanding work by interns at local businesses and organizations.

    At a press conference on Sept. 2, the Chamber honored one student from SUNY Oneonta and one student from Hartwick College.

    Zambrzycki, a senior majoring in business economics, was nominated for the award by the NYS Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for his work as an intern there last year.

  • Music Executive Noah Rakoski '07 Shares Tips for Success

    Noah Rakoski '07Music industry executive Noah Rakoski ’07 returned to SUNY Oneonta last week to share secrets of success with aspiring performers, songwriters, engineers, marketers, managers and producers.

    His biggest piece of advice: “You definitely have to be a go-getter. There’s no other, better way to put it. If you’re passive, it just doesn’t work. The doors don’t come to you. You really have to go to them and knock on them and kick them down.”

    Rakoski is head of Digital Marketing & Innovation at Evolve Media & Music Group in Hollywood, Calif., where he leads digital and technology efforts for Grammy and Platinum award-winning producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins’ multiple companies in partnership with Capitol Records.

  • 2016 Family Weekend

    Family Wekkend 2016SUNY Oneonta Family Weekend will be held Sept. 23-25. All students and their family members are welcome to attend!

    We ask that all families register for the weekend. Most events are free, but a few –such as our Brooks’ chicken barbecue—have fees.

    This year’s event line-up includes a free screening of Disney’s “The BFG” in the Red Dragon Theatre, arts and crafts, and kickball and Wii bowling tournaments.

    Other special events include a show by comedian Dave Coulier from the TV shows “Full House” and “America’s Funniest People,” a juried craft fair and a men’s soccer game against rival SUNY Cortland.

  • Janet Mock to Present 2016 Mills Lecture

    Author, TV host and transgender rights activist Janet Mock will present the 2016 Mills Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Alumni Field House.

    This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Community members can RSVP online, or pick up a ticket at the Hunt Union Information Desk daily from 1 to 10 p.m. SUNY Oneonta students, faculty and staff should pick up tickets at Hunt Union.

  • Oneonta Moves Up In U.S. News Rankings

    SUNY Oneonta is among the top 50 colleges in the Northeast for the third year in a row, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 rankings of “Best Colleges,” released today.

    The college jumped three spots to No. 44 in the “Best  Regional Universities—North” category, which includes institutions in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and all of New England that offer a full range of undergraduate and master's degrees, but few, if any, doctoral programs. Among public institutions in the region, SUNY Oneonta is ranked No. 12.

  • Students Paint Hearts for 9/11 Ceremony

    SUNY Oneonta students are spreading hope—one heart at a time.

    In a service project held on two days during new student orientation, freshman and transfer student volunteers painted 1,000 ceramic hearts bearing messages of hope. Half of the hearts were given to first responders and military personnel at the 9/11 15-year anniversary ceremony in New York City. The other 500 went to a children’s hospital in Philadelphia and will be given to parents who have lost their children.

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News Archive

  • Gerontology Program Among Top 20 in U.S.

    Great Value Colleges badgeSUNY Oneonta’s Gerontology Studies program is among the top 20 in the country, according to a new ranking by Great Value Colleges, an online college-planning resource whose mission is to “help students get the best possible education for their money.”

    SUNY Oneonta is #20 on the list, which was created based on factors such as master’s and doctoral degree opportunities, research opportunities, and internship and scholarship opportunities using data collected from the NCES College Navigator database, Payscale.com and school websites.

  • Allison Ravit Wins Enterprise Scholarship

    Allison RavitEnterprise Rent-A-Car has selected SUNY Oneonta student Allison Ravit to receive its Enterprise Scholarship Award.

    Ravit, who is majoring in business economics at SUNY Oneonta, was a management trainee intern this past summer at Enterprise.

    “Everyone that I worked with was extremely helpful,” she said, “and I came to understand that it's a company where people really grow individually while also helping the company. I never felt like an ‘intern’ because I was always given tasks that other management trainees did, and even tasks that my assistant branch manager and branch manager were responsible for. I learned much more than I had expected to in such a short period of time.”

  • Elementary Ed Program Ranked #2 in U.S.

    Best Colleges in Education badgeSUNY Oneonta has the No. 2 Elementary Education program in the United States, according to a new ranking of more than 780 qualifying colleges by Teacher.org.

    SUNY Oneonta students interested in teaching at the early childhood, preschool or elementary school level can choose between two nationally accredited programs: Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) or Early Childhood/Childhood Education (Birth through Grade 6).

  • Students Collaborate On Award-Winning Book

    A book featuring autobiographical vignettes by 29 Latino SUNY Oneonta students and recent alumni won two awards at the Latino Literacy Now's International Latino Book Awards.

    Titled “Mi vida en los Estados Unidos, jóvenes hispanohablantes cuentan sus experiencias” (My Life in the United States, Young Hispanic Heritage Language Speakers Write About Their Experiences”), the book is a collection of common experiences growing up with two languages and two cultures, and similar life struggles.

  • Kevin Zambrzycki Wins New Intern Award

    Kevin ZambrzyckiKevin Zambrzycki has been named the 2016 SUNY Oneonta Intern of the Year, a new award sponsored by the Otsego County Chamber to recognize outstanding work by interns at local businesses and organizations.

    At a press conference on Sept. 2, the Chamber honored one student from SUNY Oneonta and one student from Hartwick College.

    Zambrzycki, a senior majoring in business economics, was nominated for the award by the NYS Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for his work as an intern there last year.

  • Music Executive Noah Rakoski '07 Shares Tips for Success

    Noah Rakoski '07Music industry executive Noah Rakoski ’07 returned to SUNY Oneonta last week to share secrets of success with aspiring performers, songwriters, engineers, marketers, managers and producers.

    His biggest piece of advice: “You definitely have to be a go-getter. There’s no other, better way to put it. If you’re passive, it just doesn’t work. The doors don’t come to you. You really have to go to them and knock on them and kick them down.”

    Rakoski is head of Digital Marketing & Innovation at Evolve Media & Music Group in Hollywood, Calif., where he leads digital and technology efforts for Grammy and Platinum award-winning producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins’ multiple companies in partnership with Capitol Records.

  • 2016 Family Weekend

    Family Wekkend 2016SUNY Oneonta Family Weekend will be held Sept. 23-25. All students and their family members are welcome to attend!

    We ask that all families register for the weekend. Most events are free, but a few –such as our Brooks’ chicken barbecue—have fees.

    This year’s event line-up includes a free screening of Disney’s “The BFG” in the Red Dragon Theatre, arts and crafts, and kickball and Wii bowling tournaments.

    Other special events include a show by comedian Dave Coulier from the TV shows “Full House” and “America’s Funniest People,” a juried craft fair and a men’s soccer game against rival SUNY Cortland.

  • Janet Mock to Present 2016 Mills Lecture

    Author, TV host and transgender rights activist Janet Mock will present the 2016 Mills Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Alumni Field House.

    This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Community members can RSVP online, or pick up a ticket at the Hunt Union Information Desk daily from 1 to 10 p.m. SUNY Oneonta students, faculty and staff should pick up tickets at Hunt Union.

  • Oneonta Moves Up In U.S. News Rankings

    SUNY Oneonta is among the top 50 colleges in the Northeast for the third year in a row, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 rankings of “Best Colleges,” released today.

    The college jumped three spots to No. 44 in the “Best  Regional Universities—North” category, which includes institutions in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and all of New England that offer a full range of undergraduate and master's degrees, but few, if any, doctoral programs. Among public institutions in the region, SUNY Oneonta is ranked No. 12.

  • Students Paint Hearts for 9/11 Ceremony

    SUNY Oneonta students are spreading hope—one heart at a time.

    In a service project held on two days during new student orientation, freshman and transfer student volunteers painted 1,000 ceramic hearts bearing messages of hope. Half of the hearts were given to first responders and military personnel at the 9/11 15-year anniversary ceremony in New York City. The other 500 went to a children’s hospital in Philadelphia and will be given to parents who have lost their children.

News Archive

  • Gerontology Program Among Top 20 in U.S.

    Great Value Colleges badgeSUNY Oneonta’s Gerontology Studies program is among the top 20 in the country, according to a new ranking by Great Value Colleges, an online college-planning resource whose mission is to “help students get the best possible education for their money.”

    SUNY Oneonta is #20 on the list, which was created based on factors such as master’s and doctoral degree opportunities, research opportunities, and internship and scholarship opportunities using data collected from the NCES College Navigator database, Payscale.com and school websites.

  • Allison Ravit Wins Enterprise Scholarship

    Allison RavitEnterprise Rent-A-Car has selected SUNY Oneonta student Allison Ravit to receive its Enterprise Scholarship Award.

    Ravit, who is majoring in business economics at SUNY Oneonta, was a management trainee intern this past summer at Enterprise.

    “Everyone that I worked with was extremely helpful,” she said, “and I came to understand that it's a company where people really grow individually while also helping the company. I never felt like an ‘intern’ because I was always given tasks that other management trainees did, and even tasks that my assistant branch manager and branch manager were responsible for. I learned much more than I had expected to in such a short period of time.”

  • Elementary Ed Program Ranked #2 in U.S.

    Best Colleges in Education badgeSUNY Oneonta has the No. 2 Elementary Education program in the United States, according to a new ranking of more than 780 qualifying colleges by Teacher.org.

    SUNY Oneonta students interested in teaching at the early childhood, preschool or elementary school level can choose between two nationally accredited programs: Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) or Early Childhood/Childhood Education (Birth through Grade 6).

  • Students Collaborate On Award-Winning Book

    A book featuring autobiographical vignettes by 29 Latino SUNY Oneonta students and recent alumni won two awards at the Latino Literacy Now's International Latino Book Awards.

    Titled “Mi vida en los Estados Unidos, jóvenes hispanohablantes cuentan sus experiencias” (My Life in the United States, Young Hispanic Heritage Language Speakers Write About Their Experiences”), the book is a collection of common experiences growing up with two languages and two cultures, and similar life struggles.

  • Kevin Zambrzycki Wins New Intern Award

    Kevin ZambrzyckiKevin Zambrzycki has been named the 2016 SUNY Oneonta Intern of the Year, a new award sponsored by the Otsego County Chamber to recognize outstanding work by interns at local businesses and organizations.

    At a press conference on Sept. 2, the Chamber honored one student from SUNY Oneonta and one student from Hartwick College.

    Zambrzycki, a senior majoring in business economics, was nominated for the award by the NYS Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for his work as an intern there last year.

  • Music Executive Noah Rakoski '07 Shares Tips for Success

    Noah Rakoski '07Music industry executive Noah Rakoski ’07 returned to SUNY Oneonta last week to share secrets of success with aspiring performers, songwriters, engineers, marketers, managers and producers.

    His biggest piece of advice: “You definitely have to be a go-getter. There’s no other, better way to put it. If you’re passive, it just doesn’t work. The doors don’t come to you. You really have to go to them and knock on them and kick them down.”

    Rakoski is head of Digital Marketing & Innovation at Evolve Media & Music Group in Hollywood, Calif., where he leads digital and technology efforts for Grammy and Platinum award-winning producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins’ multiple companies in partnership with Capitol Records.

  • 2016 Family Weekend

    Family Wekkend 2016SUNY Oneonta Family Weekend will be held Sept. 23-25. All students and their family members are welcome to attend!

    We ask that all families register for the weekend. Most events are free, but a few –such as our Brooks’ chicken barbecue—have fees.

    This year’s event line-up includes a free screening of Disney’s “The BFG” in the Red Dragon Theatre, arts and crafts, and kickball and Wii bowling tournaments.

    Other special events include a show by comedian Dave Coulier from the TV shows “Full House” and “America’s Funniest People,” a juried craft fair and a men’s soccer game against rival SUNY Cortland.

  • Janet Mock to Present 2016 Mills Lecture

    Author, TV host and transgender rights activist Janet Mock will present the 2016 Mills Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Alumni Field House.

    This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Community members can RSVP online, or pick up a ticket at the Hunt Union Information Desk daily from 1 to 10 p.m. SUNY Oneonta students, faculty and staff should pick up tickets at Hunt Union.

  • Oneonta Moves Up In U.S. News Rankings

    SUNY Oneonta is among the top 50 colleges in the Northeast for the third year in a row, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 rankings of “Best Colleges,” released today.

    The college jumped three spots to No. 44 in the “Best  Regional Universities—North” category, which includes institutions in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and all of New England that offer a full range of undergraduate and master's degrees, but few, if any, doctoral programs. Among public institutions in the region, SUNY Oneonta is ranked No. 12.

  • Students Paint Hearts for 9/11 Ceremony

    SUNY Oneonta students are spreading hope—one heart at a time.

    In a service project held on two days during new student orientation, freshman and transfer student volunteers painted 1,000 ceramic hearts bearing messages of hope. Half of the hearts were given to first responders and military personnel at the 9/11 15-year anniversary ceremony in New York City. The other 500 went to a children’s hospital in Philadelphia and will be given to parents who have lost their children.