Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to present discussion of current topics

His Excellency Rolandas Kriščiūnas, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania in the United States of America and to the United Mexican States, will present “The Transatlantic Relationship: Is It A Relic of the Past? Lithuania’s View” in the Red Dragon Theater, Monday, October 17, 2016, at 3:30 PM.  In this election year, topics such as security and the value of NATO partnerships are on the minds of many voters.  Ambassador Kriščiūnas will discuss these topics from the vantage point of Lithuania as well as looking at Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and challenges for the Baltic States. A question-and-answer period will follow.  Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by the History Department.krisciunas

Dr. Trang Tran to present at School of Economics & Business Faculty Seminar Series

Dr. Trang Tran, Assistant Professor of Management, will make a presentation at the Fall 2016 School of Economics and Business Faculty Seminar Series. The title of Dr. Tran’s presentation is “How Does Personalization Affect Brand Relationship in Social Networks? A Mediation Perspective.”  The presentation is open to faculty, students, and the public. It will be held 4:00 pm on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, in Hunt Union, Butternut Valley Room.

Mark Your Calendar for the CGHK Environmental Lecture – October 25

The 2016 Cornell-Gladstone-Hanlon-Kauffman (CGHK) Lecture in Environmental Education and Communication will be held on Tuesday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hunt Union Ballroom. This year’s lecture entitled “CORALS ON ACID – IMPACT OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION ON CORAL REEFS” will be delivered by distinguished speaker Dr. Adina Paytan, Research Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz. A dessert reception will follow the lecture.

The major focus of Dr. Paytan’s research is past and present marine biogeochemical cycles, with an overarching goal of understanding the processes and feedbacks operating in the earth System and how they relate to global changes in climate and tectonics. Additional information on this year’s speaker, including a link to her CV, is available on the CGHK Lecture webpage.

Established in 2000 with the generous support of Dr. William Kaufmann and his wife Virginia ’44, the CGHK lectureship, named to honor family members, is an endowed fund within the College at Oneonta Foundation. The purpose of this lectureship is to bring to the SUNY Oneonta campus international leaders in environmental thought and education to interact with students and faculty on campus, and present a free public lecture open to the members of the community.

Please plan to attend what-is-sure-to-be a fascinating lecture. There will also be opportunities to engage with Dr. Paytan during her visit to campus. If you are interested, contact James.Mills@oneonta.edu (x3150).