SUNY Oneonta Student Selected to Sing With Philharmonia Chorus in London
Feb21

SUNY Oneonta Student Selected to Sing With Philharmonia Chorus in London

SUNY Oneonta senior Jill Massey will sing Johannes Brahms’ choral masterwork “Ein deutsches Requiem” as a chorister with the Philharmonia Chorus on Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Massey, a music major from Bloomville, N.Y., submitted a video audition in December after being encouraged by Associate Professor of Music Timothy Newton, who will also be singing in the performance. The audition included three...

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SUNY Oneonta Students Drive 200+ Miles for Fundraiser (video)
Feb07

SUNY Oneonta Students Drive 200+ Miles for Fundraiser (video)

Members of the SUNY Oneonta senior class and student emergency squad make an overnight doughnut run to the nearest Krispy Kreme–more than 100 miles away in Clarks Summit, PA,–to bring back a U-Haul full of fresh doughnuts for a fundraiser on the campus quad. Senior class President Jimmy Johnston started the tradition four years ago and it has become one of the college’s most popular club fundraisers, with students,...

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SUNY Oneonta’s Brian Lowe Talks about “Big Data” on WAMC’s Academic Minute
Aug05

SUNY Oneonta’s Brian Lowe Talks about “Big Data” on WAMC’s Academic Minute

As our world becomes increasingly digitized, the data that is created is beginning to play a powerful role in society. From candidates using it to win elections to saving taxpayer dollars, big data is transforming the way decisions are made. SUNY’s push to most efficiently allocate resources is among the key players using big data and one of the most influential education institutions to do so. Dr. Brian Lowe, associate...

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VOTE for SUNY Oneonta as NCAA Special Olympics Spotlight
Jun10

VOTE for SUNY Oneonta as NCAA Special Olympics Spotlight

SUNY Oneonta is one of three schools featured in this month’s NCAA Division III Special Olympics Spotlight Poll. Each story highlights a Division III and Special Olympics joint activity or event. The institution whose story has the highest number of votes on the 25th day of each month receives $500 to use for its next Special Olympics event. SUNY Oneonta raised $800 for the Special Olympics during its inaugural “Greek Life...

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SUNY Oneonta Senior Sets Off on 4,200-Mile Cross-Country Bike Adventure
May28

SUNY Oneonta Senior Sets Off on 4,200-Mile Cross-Country Bike Adventure

SUNY Oneonta senior Jami Haynes set off on a 4,200-mile, cross-country bike adventure today with the goal of raising awareness about the Harvest of Hope Foundation, an organization that provides emergency assistance to migrant workers and their families. Haynes, 21, accompanied by her boyfriend and sister, left early Tuesday morning from her home in Central Bridge, N.Y. An avid runner and hiker, Haynes got the idea for the “Miles for...

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Senior Wall Painting: SUNY Oneonta Class of 2013
May17

Senior Wall Painting: SUNY Oneonta Class of 2013

“Painting the wall” is a longstanding tradition for students at SUNY Oneonta and neighboring Hartwick College. Throughout the year, students take turns painting the concrete wall on West Street, just below the Hartwick campus and a few blocks from the main SUNY Oneonta campus entrance, to advertise campus and community events. An enthusiastic group of SUNY Oneonta seniors painted the wall Thursday morning in celebration of...

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SUNY Oneonta Model UN Delegation Brings Home Four Awards
Apr04

SUNY Oneonta Model UN Delegation Brings Home Four Awards

Sixteen SUNY Oneonta students spent part of their spring break at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City. More than 3,000 students representing 150-plus colleges and universities from almost 30 countries participated in the conference from March 24-28. This year’s delegation, representing Croatia, was one of 29 groups from around the world selected to receive the Distinguished Delegation award at the end of the...

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SUNY Oneonta Receives $612,515 Grant for STEM Scholarship Program
Mar27

SUNY Oneonta Receives $612,515 Grant for STEM Scholarship Program

SUNY Oneonta has received a $612,515 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for “Critical MaSS: Math and Science Scholars,” a scholarship program aimed at enabling students who would otherwise face significant barriers to graduate and enter careers or advanced degree programs in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The five-year grant, which was awarded through the NSF’s S-STEM Program,...

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