Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity in the Classroom
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Diversity in the Classroom

The individuality of each person on our campus is integral to the character of the college. We embrace the notion that our differences give us opportunities for deeper understanding of one another and greater wisdom as a people. This commitment to a diverse and inclusive campus community is central to the college's mission.

Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED)

SUNY Oneonta is a two-time recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This national honor recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Read more about the National Diversity Award.

Annual Events

SUNY Oneonta hosts numerous multicultural events. This webpage provides an up to date list of upcoming events in the sidebar on the right side of the page. Some of our recurring annual events include the following:


Multicultural Club Expo


Fall Fest
Center for Multicultural Experiences BBQ


Latinx Heritage Month and Kickoff
Common Read Mills Distinguished Lecture


Domestic Violence Awareness Month
SUNY PRIDE Conference


Native American Heritage Month
Dia de Los Muertos


SUNY Diversity Conference
Study Day Programming


MLK Day Celebration


Black History Month
Student Diversity Leadership Conference


Women's History Month
SUNY/CUNY Model Senate & Somos El Futuro Conference
Global Movement Festival


Pride Month & Lavender Graduation
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Kente Graduation
Study Day Programming

If you are interested in adding additional events not listed here, please reach out to OEI.


Office of Equity and Inclusion
135 Netzer Administration Building
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, New York 13820

Phone: 607-436-2830

Diversity Education Program Request

The Office of Equity and Inclusion responds to all requests and will get back to you in a reasonable time frame to discuss additional details related to your request. Sessions are tailored to your group's needs so requests should be submitted at least two weeks in advance to allow for adequate consultation and planning. Thank you.

Request a diversity education program by calling 607-436-2830.

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