The Inauguration of Dr. Alberto J.F. Cardelle

SUNY Oneonta celebrates the inauguration of Alberto J.F. Cardelle, Ph.D., MPH as our ninth president.

Inauguration Week of Events, October 10-14

In recognition of the important relationship between the university and the local region, a week of special events was planned to highlight President Cardelle’s inauguration theme, “Community Connections.”  All events were open to the public and we encouraged all members of the SUNY Oneonta and surrounding communities to attend.

Monday, October 10

“Colors of Oneonta”

Art Exhibit

Foothills Performing Arts Center

Photos from "Colors of Oneonta"


Tuesday, October 11

“Town & Gown: SUNY Oneonta and the Local Community, Past and Present”

Exhibition Reception

Greater Oneonta Historical Society


Wednesday, October 12

“Sounds of Oneonta”

Live Music (university & community musicians)

 Catskill Symphony Trio (Mike Emery, Janet Nepkie, Adam Kent)
 SUNY Oneonta Latin Jazz Ensemble
 Adam Kent-Solo Piano
Jeremy Wall and Colby Thomas

Performer Biographies

B Side Ballroom

Photos from "Sounds of Oneonta"


Thursday, October 13

Celebration of Teaching and Learning

Displays, performances, interactive activities and more from faculty
representing over 30 academic programs. View details on CampusConnection

Academic Quad

Photos from Celebration of Teaching and Learning

Video recap from Celebration of Teaching and Learning


Friday, October 14

Inauguration Ceremony

Dewar Arena, Alumni Field House

 View CEREMONY RECORDING

Photos from Inauguration Ceremony

“Taste of Oneonta” Food Festival

Behind Alumni Field House

Photos from Food Festival


Tuesday-Friday, October 11-14

Campus Art Exhibits

Fine Arts Center

The Maroons: Rebellion, selections from Ainsley Burrows' painting series

Martin-Mullen Gallery

Jean Parish Scholarship: 2021-22, a group exhibition by the 2021-2022 student scholarship recipients

Project Space Gallery

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