Charlene Christie chairs research symposium at annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association

Charlene Christie (Psychology) presented some of her recent research examining the intersection of “Sexism and Singlism” in a paper delivered during the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Boston, MA from March 16-18. The paper was co-authored by a recent SUNY Oneonta graduate, Brittany Mabie. Dr. Charlene Christie also served as the chair for the Social Psychological Symposium on Gender Research.

Rhea Nowak Solo Art Exhibition

Rhea Nowak, Associate Professor of Art, is having a solo exhibition entitled “Synedoche” in the Spriol Gallery at Quinebaug Community College in Danielson CT. The exhibition is on view until April 20th with an artist’s talk and reception on Thursday March 30, 2017.



THE COLLEGE DREAM by Jessica Tyler
Fine Arts, Project Space Gallery
March 30 – April 14, 2017
Opening Reception Thursday, March 30, 5:30-6:30 pm

THE COLLEGE DREAM will feature a solo show of twenty black and white silver gelatin print photographs by Jessica Tyler.  About her work, Jessica states, “…I’m showing, through metaphor, that college is not necessarily the best four years of your life and it can often lead to some of the darkest moments.  My work represents the journey of entering college, experiencing isolation and loneliness, and finding the light in these dark spaces.  I’m allowing the viewer to see that even in times of struggle there is a glimmer of hope.” JessicaTyler

All are welcome to visit the gallery and join us for the opening reception on Thursday, March 30, to meet the artist and share in light refreshments.

Thank you note and Fundraising

Salsa, Sugar and Coffee course with Dr. Montoya would like to thank our Oneonta community for the donations we received for our trip to Cali and visit to “Fundación Able” educational project.  We brought everything in 20 extra suitcases.  Now children have books in English, pencils, colors, paints and other items.  We also sent items for the hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

There is another opportunity to contribute with a fundraising to start an afterschool program in “La Estrella” location of Siloe.  Please use the link and donate.  There are only 9 days left for their goal.  See the picture carefully and you will see us, Oneonta students and faculty, among the community children.


Gayane Torosyan and Brian Lowe Publish Book on Animal Advocacy

Gayane Torosyan (Communication & Media) and Brian Lowe (Sociology) have published a book on animal advocacy, titled “Nobody Wants to Eat Them Alive.” The interdisciplinary study examines conflicting media narratives and ethical dilemmas regarding animals as domestic companions versus commodity. The book is designed to serve as an educational and fundraising tool for animal rescue groups within the state and across the nation, and is available in paperback or digital download from Amazon at

See flyer for additional informaiton: Torosyan and Lowe Book