D’Antonio Student Travel Funds: Applications Now Being Accepted!

Through generous gifts from Caroline (class of 1967) and David D’Antonio to the College at Oneonta Foundation, the D’Antonio Undergraduate Student Travel for Excellence Fund was created to provide assistance to undergraduate students for expenses related to travel to professional meetings and conferences. Both full- and part-time undergraduate students in any academic discipline are eligible to apply for and receive travel awards (priority is given to students who are presenting). Requests for travel funding may not exceed $750 per student application. Applications submitted by September 19th will be reviewed/acted upon by September 28th.

Further information and the on-line application form is available at http://www.oneonta.edu/advancement/grants/Studenttravel.asp.

Gregory Fulkerson and Alexander Thomas Publish Edited Book Volume

Gregory Fulkerson and Alexander Thomas (both of Sociology) recently published an edited book volume, called Reimagining Rural: Urbanormative Portrayals of Rural Life (Lexington Books, 2016). This volume focuses on how rural people and places are portrayed in various media outlets, such as television, film, and literature. This is the first addition to the book series, Studies in Urban-Rural Dynamics, also edited by Fulkerson and Thomas.

SUNY SMRT System to be Disabled

The SUNY SMRT system will be disabled as of October 1st. SUNY Business Intelligence (BI) training will be offered by SUNY via web-ex on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. from September 6th – September 27th. All Account Managers, Alternate Account Managers and departmental users are welcome to attend these training sessions if desired. Please contact the Accounting Office via e-mail accounting@oneonta.edu to obtain the web-ex log-in information and training manual. The Accounting Office will still provide individual training as needed on an on-going basis.

Red Day is September 2 – Celebrate with Many Campus Activities and Don’t Forget to Wear Red!

Fireworks 4Celebrate Red Day, the anniversary of SUNY Oneonta’s founding!

On Friday, September 2, 2016 there will be activities taking place on the quad from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., including a cake cutting at 11:50 a.m.  At 12:30 p.m. the Alumni Association will host a lunch in the Center for Multicultural Experiences, Lee Hall. Tickets to the Red Day luncheon are $10. Further details and tickets for lunch are available at www.oneontaalumni.com/redday16.

At 6 p.m., in the Hunt Union Ballroom, the Alumni of Distinction Presentation of Honors will take place. This ceremony celebrates the achievements of our most accomplished graduates. Tickets to this reception will be $50 each. For more details and tickets, please visit www.oneontaalumni.com/alumniofdistinction.

Fireworks & ice cream will cap off the day at 9 p.m. The best viewing area for the fireworks show will be at All College Field.

Please join us, and be sure to wear red!