SUNY Oneonta, Springbrook Partner on Innovative Teacher Training Program
Mar14

SUNY Oneonta, Springbrook Partner on Innovative Teacher Training Program

SUNY Oneonta has entered into an innovative partnership with Springbrook, a multiservice agency supporting people with developmental disabilities throughout Central New York. Under the new program, announced Feb. 29, teaching assistants working in Springbrook’s school for children with autism will have the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in special education at SUNY Oneonta, tuition-free, within two years. The collaborative...

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SUNY Oneonta to Host Northeast Annual Giving Conference
Mar12

SUNY Oneonta to Host Northeast Annual Giving Conference

More than 250 professionals from as far away as Oregon and Florida are expected to attend the ninth annual Northeast Annual Giving Conference March 20-21 at SUNY Oneonta’s Hunt College Union. SUNY Oneonta is the first public college selected to host the annual event, which examines trends and issues facing annual giving professionals at educational institutions and other not-for-profit organizations. The conference, which has expanded...

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SUNY Oneonta Hosts Crew From “60 Minutes Australia”
Feb17

SUNY Oneonta Hosts Crew From “60 Minutes Australia”

A crew from “60 Minutes Australia” was in Oneonta on Sunday to shoot footage for an upcoming segment featuring Dr. Tony Cicoria, the local orthopedic surgeon who developed a previously unknown ability as a pianist and composer after being struck by lightning in 1994. The “60 Minutes” crew, under the direction of foreign editor and senior story producer Howard Sacre, spent about two hours on campus recording Cicoria playing the piano...

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Geology Students Gain Real-World Experience
Feb07

Geology Students Gain Real-World Experience

A group of 19 SUNY Oneonta geology students put their knowledge into practice in January during a 12-day trip to Mecca Hills Wilderness and Anza Borrego Desert State Park in Southern California. The trip kicked off an advanced geology course taught by Dr. Leslie Hasbargen of SUNY Oneonta’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences this semester. “There is a persistent need for trained geoscientists with experience in geologic field...

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Ghana Internships Offer Students Unique Look at Life in Developing World
Feb03

Ghana Internships Offer Students Unique Look at Life in Developing World

Nineteen SUNY Oneonta students experienced the everyday reality of work in the developing world through an internship program in Accra, Ghana,in January. The internships were a new addition to a learn-and-serve program in Ghana facilitated by faculty from the college’s Department of Africana and Latino Studies for the past eight years. The students, whose majors are as varied as Education, Music Industry, Criminal Justice,...

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SUNY Oneonta Students in New Hampshire for Primary
Jan10

SUNY Oneonta Students in New Hampshire for Primary

Twelve SUNY Oneonta political science students are getting an inside look at the presidential election process during a five-day trip to New Hampshire that culminates today with the first-in-the-nation primary. The group, led by SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Gina Keel, includes 11 SUNY Oneonta students and one community member who is auditing Keel’s Presidential Election Campaigns course this spring....

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