Open House for new WGS offices

The Women’s and Gender Studies offices have moved! Over the summer, we were centralized into a suite on the second floor of Schumacher. It’s a great new space and we are having an open house to celebrate! All are welcome, Wednesday September 6th from 2-4pm in Schu 210. Refreshments and camaraderie will be available.

Constitution Day Film-A Conversation on the Constitution: Judicial Independence

Constitution Day Film-A Conversation on the Constitution: Judicial Independence
Monday September 18 3:00pm
Red Dragon Theater, Hunt Union
Students join Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Anthony M. Kennedy and Sandra Day O’Connor to discuss why an independent judiciary is necessary and the way the Constitution safeguards the role of judges so that they in turn can safeguard the rights of minorities and those with unpopular views.

CASSC Enrichment Seminar Program

The Catskill Area School Study Council announces the Enrichment Seminar Program for the fall semester will being on October 14, 2017. The objective of the program, which is in its 59th continuous year, is to enhance the intellectual horizons of students in grade 3-12 by offering stimulating experiences in in courses not offered by their own schools. Classes are held on the campus of the State University College at Oneonta, on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

The elementary and middle school classes will meet on October 14, 21, 28, and November 4. Courses for students include: Just Dance!, Cool Science Lab, A Discovery Approach to Math & Science, Sew Much Fun, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Scrapbookers and Storytellers, Babysitting Training and Hands-on Lego Mindstorm Robotics.

There is also a six-week S.A.T. Preparation Course for students in grade 10-12, which begins October 14th and ends November 18th.

The deadline to register is October 4, 2017. Students must register through their school district’s guidance office, and the districts must be members of the Catskill Area School Study Council in order for their students to participate.

For more information, contact the Study Council office at: (607) 436-2533.

Faculty Research/Creative Activity Grant Program – Call for Applications

The Grants Development Office (GDO) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for funding through the 2017/18 Faculty/Professional Staff Research and Creative Activity Grant Program. This competitive program is designed to supplement support to faculty in all disciplines to begin or maintain a research agenda or to conduct creative activities. Applicants can request up to $3,000 for the funding period ending June 30, 2018. Funds awarded through this program may only be used to cover costs associated with the proposed research or creative activity, such as necessary travel, supplies, student assistants, etc. Priority in funding decisions will be given to junior faculty and applicants who have not received previous awards, and to projects that engage students, as defined in the College’s Strategic Plan 2015. The application deadline is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Guidelines and application materials are available on the GDO website. Questions? Contact Chris Barberio (x2434) or Kathy Meeker (x2632).


Through generous gifts from Caroline (class of 1967) and David D’Antonio to the College at Oneonta Foundation, the D’Antonio Student Travel for Excellence Fund was created to provide assistance to students for expenses related to travel to professional meetings and conferences. Both full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in any academic discipline are eligible to apply for and receive travel awards (priority is given to undergraduate students who are presenting). Requests for travel funding may not exceed $750 per student application. There will be five grant rounds throughout the academic year. Applications submitted by September 18th will be reviewed/acted upon by September 27th.

Further information and the on-line application form is available at