Last Day to Sign-Up for Appointment with Peer Tutor at CADE – April 22

The last day to sign up for an appointment with a peer tutor at CADE will be April 22 at 4:00 p.m.  Appointment-based tutoring is provided for many 100- and 200-level courses for which CADE does not provide drop-in tutoring.  Tutoring appointments made before April 22 will meet until finals week.

Drop-in peer tutoring covers several courses in Accounting, Chemistry, Economics, Math, and Physics.  See the CADE website http://www.oneonta.edu/academics/cade/dropinschedule.asp for specific courses and times for drop-in tutoring. Drop-in tutoring will continue through the end of the semester.

Please call CADE at 607-436-3010 if you have any questions.

Know Violence Day of Action to be held April 19

The know violence committee will be sponsoring a campus day of action regarding sexual violence on Tuesday, April 19th. More than 700 campus community members have pledged to wear their know violence shirt that day.

What you can do to help:

  • Please ask students in your classroom wearing know violence shirts on 4/19 to share why they have chosen to participate in the campaign.
  • Request a shirt or a pin that you can wear on that day. Email Rebecca.Harrington@oneonta.edu , if requesting a shirt please provide a shirt size (US Men’s standard t-shirt sizes).
  • Visit the www.oneonta.edu/knowviolence webpage to familiarize yourself with the resources available for those who experience violence.

Keep SUNY Shine Informed

Our college is a caring community, and the SUNY Shine program extends cheer, shows concern, acknowledges milestones, and offers support to all campus employees. Weddings, births, deaths, exceptional hardships, and other extraordinary situations—all are important to SUNY Shine.

Recognition from SUNY Shine entails cards, gifts, and contributions as appropriate.  Funding is made possible through generous gifts and grants from the College at Oneonta Foundation.

The SUNY Shine program requires that each department choose a member to notify SUNY Shine whenever an event deserving attention occurs. However, anyone may contact the SUNY Shine program by sending an email to SUNY Shine, calling ext. 2748, or sending a note to Suite 301 of the Netzer Administration Building.

Annual Electrical Outage – May 15

Annual Campus Wide Electrical Outage: On Sunday, May 15,  all electrical power to campus buildings will be turned off in order to perform scheduled maintenance on the campus electrical systems.  The outage is scheduled for 6 AM until 6 PM.  With the exception of Bugbee School, all campus buildings will be unavailable for use on this day.  Card access will be shut down.  IT services, including ShoreTel phones, in these buildings will also be out of service.  In most buildings, emergency lighting systems will only be energized for 90 minutes.  Elevator systems, of course, will be shut down as well.  The fire alarm system will remain in service via an emergency generator.  Prior to leaving your office on Friday, please turn off all electronic equipment such as computers and fax machines.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Rick Roberts at MOC/XT 2507.  Thank you for your consideration in advance!

Roger Hecht Presents Paper at Popular Culture Conference

Roger W. Hecht (English) presented a paper, “To See With Eyes Unclouded By Hate: Environmental Ethics and the Art of Seeing in the films of Hayao Miyazaki,” at the Popular Culture Association national conference in Seattle on March 23. He also chaired the Anime panel. His paper defined the “environmental gaze” and described its role in cultivating environmental ethics in audiences in three of Miyazaki’s films: “Nausicaa, the Valley of the Wind,” “My Neighbor Totoro,” and “Princess Mononoke.”