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SUNY Oneonta held its 2021 Fall Commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Dewar Arena of the Alumni Field House. Hosted by college President Alberto Cardelle, the event recognized students who are expected to complete their requirements for graduation this semester. Students who completed graduation requirements in May or August 2021 were also invited to participate in the ceremony.
“What Can You Do With a Degree in Art” is a multimedia group exhibition featuring work by Associate Professor of Digital Art Sven Anderson and more than 50 of his current and former students. The exhibit fills all three Fine Arts Center galleries and showcases work by alumni who have applied what they learned in Anderson’s digital art classes to careers in wide variety of fields, including: animation, tattoo art, teaching, costume and clothing design, photography, visual effects for video games and movies, graphic and web design, art direction, illustration, software development and more.
Keeping its promise to graduates, SUNY Oneonta held a graduation recognition and celebration for the Class of 2020 on Saturday, Oct. 30, on campus in the Alumni Field House.
More than 30 student volunteers teamed up with community members to help clean debris from a local creek following severe flash flooding in Otsego County. SUNY Oneonta geology major Carlene Eaton, president of the college’s Geology Club, rallied a group of student volunteers for the Sept. 25 cleanup after learning about the flood from Associate Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Les Hasbargen, a member of the Butternut Valley Alliance and a resident of the town of Morris.
In an immersive applied learning project dubbed the “SUNY Oneonta Gamer Lab,” Assistant Professor of Media Studies Karen Stewart and more than 20 of her students spent 600 hours over the course of five years building a video game called “Leap of Faith” from the ground up. It’s now available to play, thanks to a month-long installation on the first floor of Milne Library.