Michelle Hendley Presents Poster at ACRL Eastern New York Chapter Annual Conference.

Michelle Hendley, Milne Library, presented a poster entitled, “Librarians to the Rescue: Retaining Relevant and Robust Print Collections in an era of Renovating and Repurposing Library Spaces” at the 2017 annual conference of the Association of College Research Libraries, Eastern New York Chapter. The poster presented the successful strategies that SUNY Oneonta librarians used to condense the library’s print collection due to the renovation and repurposing of spaces in Milne Library whilst retaining pertinent and important print materials. The conference was held on May 23rd at Siena College in Loudonville, NY.

Dr. Brett Heindl to present the Ashok Kumar Malhotra Seva (Compassionate Service) Lecture

Provost Dr. James E. Mackin is pleased to announce that Dr. Brett Heindl (Associate Professor of Political Science) is the 2017 winner of the Ashok Kumar Malhotra Seva Faculty Award and will deliver this year’s lecture titled, “ ‘We Talk and We Talk’: The Challenges and Rewards of Participatory Decision-Making in Community Development,” on Tuesday, October 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Morris Craven Lounge.

Created in 2008 to recognize faculty service both in and outside the classroom, the Ashok Kumar Malhotra Seva Faculty Award is made possible by an endowment from Dr. Ashok Kumar Malhotra, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy, to the College at Oneonta Foundation. Criteria for receiving the $1,000 award include: community service – locally, nationally, or internationally, the ability to motivate and inspire others to perform community service, and the integration of community service in the teaching and learning process.

The lecture is free and open to the public. A dessert reception precedes the lecture.

Office of Student Life and Leadership

The Office of Student Life and Leadership at Hunt College Union is excited to announce Ms. Emily Phelps will serve as the Assistant Director, Student Life and Leadership/Gender and Sexuality Resource Center beginning September 18. Ms. Phelps previously worked at The College at Brockport and the University of Buffalo. Emily’s office will be in Room 220E of Hunt College Union. Please join us in welcoming Emily to SUNY Oneonta!

Richard Siegfried Prize Call for Applications

The Academic Excellence Committee has issued a call for applications for the annual Richard Siegfried Junior Faculty Prize for Academic Excellence. All SUNY-Oneonta full-time, non-tenured faculty are eligible to apply for the $1,000 prize. The deadline for applications is Monday, October 16, 2017. If you have any questions concerning the application, you may contact either Cynthia Falk, Co-Chair of the AEC, at 547-2586 or at Cynthia.Falk@oneonta.edu or Joseph Pignato, Co-Chair of the AEC, x3463 or at J.Pignato@oneonta.edu. The Richard Siegfried Junior Faculty Prize for Academic Excellence is funded by gifts to the College at Oneonta Foundation. This annual event is also generously supported by Alumni gifts to the Fund for Oneonta. A copy of the application can be accessed at the following link:

2017 call for applications