Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society
The following students have been inducted to the Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society:
Cheuk Hei (Jeffrey) Lee
Anthony Di Pietro
Douglas and Dorothy Scott Fielder Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to full or part time undergraduate students who are Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (accrued 25 credits or more), majoring in Physics or Adolescent Education Physics (PHYS, AEPH), who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.
This scholarship is renewable with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better while continuing to meet eligibility requirements for up to 8 consecutive terms.
2014-2015 Inaugural Awardee
Michael P. Merilan Scholarship
The Michael P. Merilan Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Michael Merilan, the long-time Dean of the Division of Arts and Sciences and SUNY Oneonta astronomer. In his 25 years of service to SUNY Oneonta, Dr. Merilan was tireless in his efforts to share his love of astronomy with members of SUNY Oneonta and local communities.
This scholarship is awarded physics majors pursuing the minor in Astronomy (PHYS-PHYA, PHYS-PHYB) who have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and financial need. This scholarship can renewed if student maintains minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better and continues to meet original eligibility requirements, subject to a maximum of 8 consecutive terms/awards in total.
Contact Dr. Joshua Nollenberg for more information.
2013-2014 Inaugural Awardee
Established in honor of Dr. Charles T. P. Wang's memory, this scholarship is awarded to a freshman physics major whose first-semester academic work shows exceptional promise. Additional awards are given to upperclassmen based on exceptional academic and scholarly work. Contact Dr. Hugh Gallagher for more information. The following students received the Dr. Charles T. P. Wang Scholarship in recognition of academic excellence in physics.
Cheuk Hei Lee
Kar Him Chiu
Dr. Sam Molnar Award
Kyle Hauptfleisch received the Dr. Sam Molnar Award, which is the highest academic award that can be given to a male athlete in the SUNYAC. It is presented annually to a junior or senior athlete with the best combination of academic and athletic ability.
Research and Internship Opportunities
Other opportunities exist for students to assist in campus laboratory and/or research activities if their interests coincide with current faculty efforts. Some of our students have also obtained prestigious summer internships at other universities and at national labs to further enhance their undergraduate preparations.