News Archive

  • Elementary Ed Program Among top 20 in U.S.

    SUNY Oneonta’s Elementary Education program is among the top 20 in the United States, according to a new ranking of more than 800 colleges and universities by College Choice, an independent, online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college.

    SUNY Oneonta ranks No. 19 out of 35 schools included on the CollegeChoice.net list of “Best Elementary Education Degrees for 2017.” No other SUNY schools are included in the rankings, which were calculated based on three main criteria: reputation, affordability and program quality.

  • Sport Management Major Approved

    This fall SUNY Oneonta will begin offering a new program within its Health and Fitness Department. The bachelor's of science degree in Sport Management combines classes in its core discipline with accounting, business, marketing, management, communications, ethics and psychology coursework, giving students fundamental knowledge and skills pertaining to organizations within the sports industry. Students can declare Sport Management as their major right now.

  • Four Students Receive Chancellor’s Award

    Four SUNY Oneonta seniors are among a select group of State University of New York students chosen to receive the 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher presented the awards to the students during a reception in their honor Wednesday, April 5, at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany.

    "It is my honor to celebrate the achievements of students who have surpassed SUNY’s highest standards of academic excellence and leadership both on and off campus," said Zimpher. "Every student we recognize has demonstrated a strong commitment to their degree program, home campus, greater community, and much more. Congratulations to all of the students receiving this year’s award.”

  • College to Host Lecture on Affordable Care Act

    Dr. William StreckDr. William Streck, former president and CEO of Bassett Healthcare Network, will present a public lecture on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, on the SUNY Oneonta campus.

    Titled “Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act? What Social and Economic Impacts for New York?”, the lecture is sponsored by SUNY Oneonta’s Department of Political Science and Pre-Health Professions Program. It will be held in the Craven Lounge of SUNY Oneonta’s Morris Conference Center.

  • Register for Academic Exploration Day April 1, 2017

    Our 2017 Academic Exploration Day for accepted students includes presentations, campus tours, financial aid counseling, and a student services and club fair. Representatives from academic departments, student services offices, and student clubs and organizations will be available to answer questions.

    Online registration is required. Admitted students will need to log in with their myOneonta username and password to register online. 

    SCHEDULE:

    9:00am Check-in and Campus Tours Begin                  
         Hunt College Union

    9:00am–11:00am Student Services and Student Club Fair   
         Hunt College Union

  • 13 students volunteer in New Orleans wetlands

    Students in Nw OrleansThirteen SUNY Oneonta students spent a week in New Orleans for a wetlands restoration service-learning project in the Lower 9th Ward.

    Accompanied by Wendy Lascell, associate professor of geography, and Linda Drake, director of the college’s Center for Social Responsibility and Community, the students arrived in New Orleans on Feb. 25 returned March 5. They documented their trip on a Facebook page.

    Working with a nonprofit organization called Common Ground Relief, the students planted grasses and cypress trees in coastal areas imperiled by hurricanes, development and engineering projects that have eroded land and endangered wildlife.

  • Science Discovery Center to Re-Open

    The SUNY Oneonta A.J. Read Science Discovery Center will re-open to the public on March 1, 2017, after extensive renovations and a renewal of its original mission.

    Since its opening by Professor Al Read in 1990, the Science Discovery Center has helped people across the region connect with science through self-discovery and play. The newly renovated center preserves and expands on that mission, which now embraces all the sciences and mathematics. New exhibits such as a functioning telegraph and a set of Cubelet robots will join renovated classics that many in the community will remember, like the acoustic tube that enables one to “hear” the speed of sound.

  • College Recognized by Tree Campus USA

    Tree mapping projectSUNY Oneonta has earned 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition for its commitment to environmental stewardship on campus and in the greater Oneonta community. Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

    To obtain this distinction, SUNY Oneonta has met the five core standards for sustainable campus forestry required by Tree Campus USA, including establishing a tree advisory committee, creating a campus tree-care plan, dedicating annual expenditures for a campus tree program, holding an Arbor Day observance and sponsoring student community service projects.

  • Two Students Honored at National Conference

    Jillian Young with posterSUNY Oneonta meteorology majors Matt Beitscher and Jillian Young attended the 97th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting in Seattle from Jan. 22–26, 2017. More than 4,400 scientists, educators, students and other professionals from across the weather, water and climate community came together to share, learn and collaborate.

    Young, a senior from Sidney, NY, presented original scientific research conducted as an independent study under the guidance of Jerome Blechman, professor and chair of the Earth & Atmospheric Science Department.

  • Students, Kids Team Up as 'Box Buddies'

    Students and kids look at lettuce plantsSUNY Oneonta and Riverside Elementary School are collaborating on a new cross-disciplinary program aimed at getting children excited about growing their own food.

    With funding from a $3,976 NobleCause grant acquired through SUNY Oneonta’s Center for Social Responsibility and Community, Assistant Professor of Biology Sean Robinson built 12 simple vegetable grow boxes and installed them in each of Riverside’s K-5 classrooms in September. 

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News Archive

  • Elementary Ed Program Among top 20 in U.S.

    SUNY Oneonta’s Elementary Education program is among the top 20 in the United States, according to a new ranking of more than 800 colleges and universities by College Choice, an independent, online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college.

    SUNY Oneonta ranks No. 19 out of 35 schools included on the CollegeChoice.net list of “Best Elementary Education Degrees for 2017.” No other SUNY schools are included in the rankings, which were calculated based on three main criteria: reputation, affordability and program quality.

  • Sport Management Major Approved

    This fall SUNY Oneonta will begin offering a new program within its Health and Fitness Department. The bachelor's of science degree in Sport Management combines classes in its core discipline with accounting, business, marketing, management, communications, ethics and psychology coursework, giving students fundamental knowledge and skills pertaining to organizations within the sports industry. Students can declare Sport Management as their major right now.

  • Four Students Receive Chancellor’s Award

    Four SUNY Oneonta seniors are among a select group of State University of New York students chosen to receive the 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher presented the awards to the students during a reception in their honor Wednesday, April 5, at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany.

    "It is my honor to celebrate the achievements of students who have surpassed SUNY’s highest standards of academic excellence and leadership both on and off campus," said Zimpher. "Every student we recognize has demonstrated a strong commitment to their degree program, home campus, greater community, and much more. Congratulations to all of the students receiving this year’s award.”

  • College to Host Lecture on Affordable Care Act

    Dr. William StreckDr. William Streck, former president and CEO of Bassett Healthcare Network, will present a public lecture on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, on the SUNY Oneonta campus.

    Titled “Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act? What Social and Economic Impacts for New York?”, the lecture is sponsored by SUNY Oneonta’s Department of Political Science and Pre-Health Professions Program. It will be held in the Craven Lounge of SUNY Oneonta’s Morris Conference Center.

  • Register for Academic Exploration Day April 1, 2017

    Our 2017 Academic Exploration Day for accepted students includes presentations, campus tours, financial aid counseling, and a student services and club fair. Representatives from academic departments, student services offices, and student clubs and organizations will be available to answer questions.

    Online registration is required. Admitted students will need to log in with their myOneonta username and password to register online. 

    SCHEDULE:

    9:00am Check-in and Campus Tours Begin                  
         Hunt College Union

    9:00am–11:00am Student Services and Student Club Fair   
         Hunt College Union

  • 13 students volunteer in New Orleans wetlands

    Students in Nw OrleansThirteen SUNY Oneonta students spent a week in New Orleans for a wetlands restoration service-learning project in the Lower 9th Ward.

    Accompanied by Wendy Lascell, associate professor of geography, and Linda Drake, director of the college’s Center for Social Responsibility and Community, the students arrived in New Orleans on Feb. 25 returned March 5. They documented their trip on a Facebook page.

    Working with a nonprofit organization called Common Ground Relief, the students planted grasses and cypress trees in coastal areas imperiled by hurricanes, development and engineering projects that have eroded land and endangered wildlife.

  • Science Discovery Center to Re-Open

    The SUNY Oneonta A.J. Read Science Discovery Center will re-open to the public on March 1, 2017, after extensive renovations and a renewal of its original mission.

    Since its opening by Professor Al Read in 1990, the Science Discovery Center has helped people across the region connect with science through self-discovery and play. The newly renovated center preserves and expands on that mission, which now embraces all the sciences and mathematics. New exhibits such as a functioning telegraph and a set of Cubelet robots will join renovated classics that many in the community will remember, like the acoustic tube that enables one to “hear” the speed of sound.

  • College Recognized by Tree Campus USA

    Tree mapping projectSUNY Oneonta has earned 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition for its commitment to environmental stewardship on campus and in the greater Oneonta community. Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

    To obtain this distinction, SUNY Oneonta has met the five core standards for sustainable campus forestry required by Tree Campus USA, including establishing a tree advisory committee, creating a campus tree-care plan, dedicating annual expenditures for a campus tree program, holding an Arbor Day observance and sponsoring student community service projects.

  • Two Students Honored at National Conference

    Jillian Young with posterSUNY Oneonta meteorology majors Matt Beitscher and Jillian Young attended the 97th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting in Seattle from Jan. 22–26, 2017. More than 4,400 scientists, educators, students and other professionals from across the weather, water and climate community came together to share, learn and collaborate.

    Young, a senior from Sidney, NY, presented original scientific research conducted as an independent study under the guidance of Jerome Blechman, professor and chair of the Earth & Atmospheric Science Department.

  • Students, Kids Team Up as 'Box Buddies'

    Students and kids look at lettuce plantsSUNY Oneonta and Riverside Elementary School are collaborating on a new cross-disciplinary program aimed at getting children excited about growing their own food.

    With funding from a $3,976 NobleCause grant acquired through SUNY Oneonta’s Center for Social Responsibility and Community, Assistant Professor of Biology Sean Robinson built 12 simple vegetable grow boxes and installed them in each of Riverside’s K-5 classrooms in September. 

News Archive

  • Elementary Ed Program Among top 20 in U.S.

    SUNY Oneonta’s Elementary Education program is among the top 20 in the United States, according to a new ranking of more than 800 colleges and universities by College Choice, an independent, online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college.

    SUNY Oneonta ranks No. 19 out of 35 schools included on the CollegeChoice.net list of “Best Elementary Education Degrees for 2017.” No other SUNY schools are included in the rankings, which were calculated based on three main criteria: reputation, affordability and program quality.

  • Sport Management Major Approved

    This fall SUNY Oneonta will begin offering a new program within its Health and Fitness Department. The bachelor's of science degree in Sport Management combines classes in its core discipline with accounting, business, marketing, management, communications, ethics and psychology coursework, giving students fundamental knowledge and skills pertaining to organizations within the sports industry. Students can declare Sport Management as their major right now.

  • Four Students Receive Chancellor’s Award

    Four SUNY Oneonta seniors are among a select group of State University of New York students chosen to receive the 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher presented the awards to the students during a reception in their honor Wednesday, April 5, at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany.

    "It is my honor to celebrate the achievements of students who have surpassed SUNY’s highest standards of academic excellence and leadership both on and off campus," said Zimpher. "Every student we recognize has demonstrated a strong commitment to their degree program, home campus, greater community, and much more. Congratulations to all of the students receiving this year’s award.”

  • College to Host Lecture on Affordable Care Act

    Dr. William StreckDr. William Streck, former president and CEO of Bassett Healthcare Network, will present a public lecture on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, on the SUNY Oneonta campus.

    Titled “Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act? What Social and Economic Impacts for New York?”, the lecture is sponsored by SUNY Oneonta’s Department of Political Science and Pre-Health Professions Program. It will be held in the Craven Lounge of SUNY Oneonta’s Morris Conference Center.

  • Register for Academic Exploration Day April 1, 2017

    Our 2017 Academic Exploration Day for accepted students includes presentations, campus tours, financial aid counseling, and a student services and club fair. Representatives from academic departments, student services offices, and student clubs and organizations will be available to answer questions.

    Online registration is required. Admitted students will need to log in with their myOneonta username and password to register online. 

    SCHEDULE:

    9:00am Check-in and Campus Tours Begin                  
         Hunt College Union

    9:00am–11:00am Student Services and Student Club Fair   
         Hunt College Union

  • 13 students volunteer in New Orleans wetlands

    Students in Nw OrleansThirteen SUNY Oneonta students spent a week in New Orleans for a wetlands restoration service-learning project in the Lower 9th Ward.

    Accompanied by Wendy Lascell, associate professor of geography, and Linda Drake, director of the college’s Center for Social Responsibility and Community, the students arrived in New Orleans on Feb. 25 returned March 5. They documented their trip on a Facebook page.

    Working with a nonprofit organization called Common Ground Relief, the students planted grasses and cypress trees in coastal areas imperiled by hurricanes, development and engineering projects that have eroded land and endangered wildlife.

  • Science Discovery Center to Re-Open

    The SUNY Oneonta A.J. Read Science Discovery Center will re-open to the public on March 1, 2017, after extensive renovations and a renewal of its original mission.

    Since its opening by Professor Al Read in 1990, the Science Discovery Center has helped people across the region connect with science through self-discovery and play. The newly renovated center preserves and expands on that mission, which now embraces all the sciences and mathematics. New exhibits such as a functioning telegraph and a set of Cubelet robots will join renovated classics that many in the community will remember, like the acoustic tube that enables one to “hear” the speed of sound.

  • College Recognized by Tree Campus USA

    Tree mapping projectSUNY Oneonta has earned 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition for its commitment to environmental stewardship on campus and in the greater Oneonta community. Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

    To obtain this distinction, SUNY Oneonta has met the five core standards for sustainable campus forestry required by Tree Campus USA, including establishing a tree advisory committee, creating a campus tree-care plan, dedicating annual expenditures for a campus tree program, holding an Arbor Day observance and sponsoring student community service projects.

  • Two Students Honored at National Conference

    Jillian Young with posterSUNY Oneonta meteorology majors Matt Beitscher and Jillian Young attended the 97th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting in Seattle from Jan. 22–26, 2017. More than 4,400 scientists, educators, students and other professionals from across the weather, water and climate community came together to share, learn and collaborate.

    Young, a senior from Sidney, NY, presented original scientific research conducted as an independent study under the guidance of Jerome Blechman, professor and chair of the Earth & Atmospheric Science Department.

  • Students, Kids Team Up as 'Box Buddies'

    Students and kids look at lettuce plantsSUNY Oneonta and Riverside Elementary School are collaborating on a new cross-disciplinary program aimed at getting children excited about growing their own food.

    With funding from a $3,976 NobleCause grant acquired through SUNY Oneonta’s Center for Social Responsibility and Community, Assistant Professor of Biology Sean Robinson built 12 simple vegetable grow boxes and installed them in each of Riverside’s K-5 classrooms in September.