Renee B. Walker participates in an NSF workshop for the Eastern Archaic Faunal Working Group

Renee B. Walker, Anthropology, participated in an NSF workshop for the Eastern Archaic Faunal Working Group (EAFWG) at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. The EAFWG is comprised of eight scholars from various institutions working together to integrate faunal data through tDAR (the Digital Archaeological Record) from important Archaic period sites. The data will be available for research on a variety of topics, including hunting and gathering in the Archaic, environmental change, population growth and density, and the use of aquatic resources.

Catskill Area School Study Council Seeks Forensics Judge Volunteers

  • The CASSC is seeking volunteers for it upcoming Forensics, Speech and Debate Tournament on Saturday, February 4, 2017.
  • We are looking for student volunteers (perhaps those taking communication courses or pre-service teachers) who will serve as a Forensics Judge in a variety of categories (Lincoln Douglas Debate, Humorous Interpretation, Declamation, Public Forum, etc.)
  • No prior experience is required. The deadline to sign up is January 27, 2017.

**Please contact Jarrin Hayen at 436-2533, Jarrin.Hayen@Oneonta.edu or stop by the Study Council office at 243 Fitzelle for more information.

This is a wonderful opportunity to earn community service hours while having fun watching some very talented young students at the same time. This opportunity is not limited to just SUNY Oneonta students, we welcome adults from the SUNY Oneonta community as well.

New Associate VP for College Advancement

The Division of College Advancement is pleased to announce that Shelly Hoffman will be joining us as Associate Vice President for College Advancement.  Ms. Hoffman brings to our Division and campus 18 years of experience as a professional fundraiser, including raising major gifts, campaign planning, and volunteer training and management.  She received Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Michigan-Flint, where she also served as a Senior Major Gifts Officer for seven years.   Immediately prior to joining SUNY Oneonta, Shelly Hoffman served as Executive Director of the Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health.  Shelly will join the College Advancement team on January 18, 2017.