UUP Canoe Paddle: Saturday, September 9 at 2 PM

UUP has rescheduled its 2017 canoe/kayak paddle to Saturday, September 9 at 2 PM. The purpose is three-fold—raise public commitment to protecting our regional water resources, encourage participation in the recreational opportunities afforded us, build solidarity, and have a great time. Skill level or lack thereof is irrelevant to participation.
The paddle will be non-competitive, open to the family and friends of UUP, publicized, approximately 4 miles round trip, start and return from the fishing/boat access in Portlandville on Route 28, just before the right turn/across the bridge turn to Wrightman Lumber on Route 25A. Lot and street parking is available. For those who would like to participate but don’t have a boat or life jacket, canoe/kayak rentals and mandatory life jackets are available immediately adjacent to the public fishing/boat access at Canoe & Kayak Rental and Sales at 2828 NYS Route 28, Portlandville, NY (607-286-7349).
If you are interested, please email Bill Simons at William.Simons@Oneonta.Edu

Making Cent$ Program Seeks Volunteers for Making Cent$ of the First Year

The Making Cent$ Financial Literacy and Wellness Program is seeking volunteers for upcoming events. Making Cent$ of Your Fist Year will be held on September 5th from 2:00-5:00 pm in the CME. This event is geared toward first year and transfer students with tips and advice on how to maximize financial resources and minimize financial stress during the first year at Oneonta. All student are welcome to attend, but please encourage first year and transfer student to attend! If you would like to volunteer for all or part of the time, please contact kevin.sutton@oneonta.edu

Farmers’ Market in Netzer Quad

SUNY O Farmers’ Market is back! Please join us in the Netzer Quad from 11am-3pm on the following Tuesdays (September 5,12,19,26,October 3, 17) to enjoy some of our locally grown produce. For more information, please contact Graig Eichler (graig.eichler@oneonta.edu).

Brian Lowe Presents At American Sociological Association

On 13 August 2017 Brian M. Lowe (Sociology) presented “Trumping Spectacle?: The Sociological Study of Spectacle and the 2016 American Presidential Election” in the Journalism as a Changing Practice regular session at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, “Culture, Inequalities, and Social Inclusion across the Globe”, in Montreal, Canada.

Art Exhibit In Hunt Union

We are honored to share the paintings of Kirstie J. Connon, Brooke N. Noble, and Dr. Gennaro A. Falco in the International lounge. The exhibit has been provided by the Art Galleries of Oneonta under the direction of Tim Sheesley. #GetYourArtOn

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Annabel L. Kellam Gives Invited Presentation on Backyard Chicken Production

Annabel L. Kellam gave an invited presentation as part of the “Do-It-Yourself Day” held on 29 July 2017 at the Huntington Public Library in Oneonta, New York.

Kellam presented an Adult Summer Reading Program Workshop that included information on housing, breed selection, care, and feeding of backyard chickens, tailored for an Oneonta audience. Other presentations included beekeeping, composting, growing shiitake mushrooms, and building a terrarium.  Chicken talk flyer.doc