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Dr. Temple Grandin, a leading advocate for the autistic community, will share her thoughts and experiences in the presentation “Connecting Animal Science and Autism” on Wednesday, November 20, at 6:30 p.m. in SUNY Oneonta’s Alumni Field House. Grandin will share her perspective on why the all kinds of minds are needed to help solve the world’s problems.
SUNY Oneonta’s Theatre Department, along with the Mask and Hammer student theatre club, will present “Disgraced” at Goodrich Theater in the college’s Fine Arts Center on November 6, 7, 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and November 10 at 2 p.m.

The show is particularly exciting because many of the students involved in the production of the play had the opportunity to meet its author, Ayad Akhtar, when he came to campus in September to deliver the Mills Distinguished Lecture.
SUNY Oneonta inaugurated Dr. Barbara Jean Morris on Saturday, Oct. 5, in a ceremony held at the Alumni Field House on campus. More than 100 delegates, faculty, staff, alumni and students processed from the top of campus, passing through the college pillars, before entering the Field House to commence the ceremony. This was a nod to the SUNY Oneonta tradition when new students pass through the two remaining pillars of Old Main, the college’s original building, to signify a new beginning.

In her inauguration address, President Barbara Jean Morris challenged those gathered to confront the obstacles that face rural America and the disappearing middle class for the sake of education, stating that it all starts with “we.”
SUNY Oneonta has chosen "Disgraced" by Ayad Akhtar as its Common Read book for 2019. As part of this honor, Akhtar will deliver the 2019 Mills Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Dewar Arena at the Alumni Field House. This event is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.
SUNY Oneonta is among the top 10 public schools in the Northeast, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 rankings of “Best Colleges,” released today.
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