Annual Hunt Union Holiday Craft Show

The annual Hunt Union holiday craft show will be held on Saturday, December 3 from 9am-4pm and Sunday, December 4 from 9am-3pm in the Hunt Union Ballroom.  Vendors will be selling a variety of handmade items including jewelry, chocolates, knitted items and home décor accessories.  We hope you are able to come and shop at this fun, annual event! For more information contact Laura Emmett or Angie Eichler.

December Graduates Pass through the Pillars

Please come out and support the December graduates as the Pass through the Pillars on Saturday December 3rd at 3:00PM! This is the first time the Office of Alumni Engagement is adding this to the December Senior Champagne Toast and we would like to make this as special or as close to the May Pass Through the Pillars ceremony as possible. Thank you in advance for your support! Feel free to contact Matt Shaler at or x2893 with any questions.

Milne Library Summer Session/Intersession

Milne Library Hours Over Holiday Break –

Tuesday, November 22 – Monday, November 28

  • Tuesday, November 22                                                                 8am-6pm
  • Wednesday, November 23                                                          8am-4:30pm
  • Thursday, November 24 – Saturday, November 26           CLOSED
  • Sunday, November 27                                                                   6pm – 1am
  • Monday, November 28 (Classes Resume)                            Regular Semester Hours –  8am – 1am

New TLTC director named

IT Services is pleased to announce that Dr. Michelle Rogers-Estable will be joining us as the next director of the TLTC.

Dr. Rogers-Estable earned her PhD in Instructional Technology and Distance Education in 2012. She also holds a Master of Education degree in Instructional Leadership and has a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations.  Prior to joining SUNY Oneonta, she lead teams similar in nature to the TLTC at both SUNY Delhi and Higher Colleges of Technology at Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Her record of leadership, scholarly work and wide-ranging experience in instructional technology and distance education will be a strong and substantial asset to our institution.

She will be joining the IT Services leadership team on Jan 3, 2017.

Akira Yatsuhashi to Serve on the Society for Classical Studies’ Diversity Committee

Akira Yatsuhashi, English, has been selected to serve on the Society for Classical Studies’ (SCS) newly formed Committee on the Diversity in the Profession.  Yatsuhashi has already served a three year term on the SCS’s Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Groups from which the new committee was formed. The Society for Classical Studies, formerly the American Philological Association, is the principal learned society in North America for the study of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations.

Philip Sirianni Presents Paper at Conference

Dr. Philip Sirianni (Department of Economics, Finance, and Accounting) presented a research paper at the Southern Economic Association Annual Conference, held from November 19-21 in Washington, D.C. This pedagogical paper offers a class activity in which students’ own choices are used to illustrate the economic concepts of income and substitution effects. The exercise is self-contained and requires minimal setup costs for instructors. The paper also discusses how to assess the effectiveness of the exercise, as well as students’ perceptions of it.