Portrait studio dates set for April

The Office of Communication and Marketing will offer faculty/staff portrait sessions on Monday, April 8, from noon to 4:45 p.m. and Tuesday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. in IRC TV Studio A. This is an opportunity to have a professional headshot taken by college photographer Michael Forster Rothbart for department and office websites, business cards, conference presentations, publications, etc.

There is no charge for this service. Sign up for a 15-minute session here!

If you’ve been photographed by the Communication and Marketing office in the last three years, please contact us before scheduling an appointment. If you need to cancel an appointment, please contact us by email at least 24 hours in advance.

SUNY Oneonta Day of Giving 2019

SUNY Oneonta will launch its annual 24-hour “Day of Giving” challenge Thursday, March 21 at midnight. If the college can raise $25,000 in donations in 24 hours, the school will receive a $25,000 match from a challenge donor! Faculty and staff also have a special challenge for the Day of Giving this year. The first 30 faculty and staff who enroll in payroll deduction or increase their bi-weekly contribution on March 21 will receive a special gift!

Also, if we reach 321 posts or shares of #ONEONTATHANKS on social media on 3/21, the SUNY Oneonta Student Association has pledged to contribute $5,000! Come to one of our Day of Giving tables in the Netzer Lobby or Hunt Union, or visit www.oneontaalumni.com/challengeto make your gift on March 21!


Wesley Bernard has solo exhibition in DC

Wesley Bernard, professor of photography, has a solo exhibition of photographs from his series “To Grow a Farmer,” an Exploration of Innovative Farmers,  at the National Grange Headquarters of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry in Washington, D.C.

The Grange is a family, community organization with its roots in agriculture. Founded in 1867, the Grange was formed as a national organization to advocate for the farmer on a National scale, by grass roots local membership across the country.

Bernard’s exhibition is on display from March 29 until September 1, 2019, with a reception on May 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. This is free and open to the public, just steps from the White House. 1616 H St NW #11, Washington, DC 20006

Fulbright Scholar Program information session 3/29

Interested in the Fulbright Scholar Program? The Grants Development Office (GDO) is hosting a Fulbright Scholar Program information session on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in the Schumacher Conference Room (12 Schumacher Hall). 

Several SUNY Oneonta faculty members who are current, past, and future Fulbright awardees will share their experiences applying for and participating in the program. GDO staff will discuss how they support and assist Fulbright applicants. Anyone interested in learning more about the Fulbright Scholar Program is encouraged to participate in this informal discussion and Q&A session. If you wish to attend, please RSVP to Chris Barberio (x2434). Contact the GDO (Chris or Kathy Meeker) if you have questions or need more information.

Greek-themed Tuesdays at the Grille set

Tuesdays at the Grille

March 26, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.



Salad Station: Fresh Fruit, Mixed Greens, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Onions, Carrots, Croutons and 3 Choices for Dressing.

Soup Station: Spinach Feta

Live Action Station: Sizzling Caesar Salad with Beef or Chicken

Main Buffet: Lebanese All-Natural Chicken Breast, Grilled Lamb Chops, Root Vegetable with Onion Couscous, Lemon Garlic Green Beans

Dessert Station: Baklava and Ekmek Kataifi


For Reservations, please contact Joanna at 436-3934 or Joanna.Foti@oneonta.edu

Grand Paper Airplane Contest to be held 3/25

Hunt Union and the Activities Council will present The Grand Paper Airplane Contest on Monday, March 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Hunt Union Ballroom.

Tournament style: Distance competition, Tricks competition, Design competition

$50 Starbucks gift card prizes will be given to each winner, but the GRAND PRIZE is a 45 minute flying lesson at the Oneonta airport!

A panel of three judges will decide the winners.

We will also provide aviator scarves, hats and goggles, foam airplanes and food!

Faculty and Staff, please share with your students!