SUNY Oneonta


The Department offers three lively clubs:

Spanish Club: Hola
Advisor: Dr. Maria Montoya

French Club: Trait d’Union
Advisor: Dr. Loli Tsan

Italian Club: Prego
Advisor: Dr. Loli Tsan

International Foreign Language Honor Society
Phi Sigma Iota

OEI(Member of the National Association of College Honor Students)
The Oneonta chapter of Phi Sigma Iota was established in 1982 to recognize outstanding ability and achievements of students of foreign languages, literatures and cultures (including Classics, Linguistics, Philology, Comparative Literature, and Bilingual Education). It is the highest academic honor in the field of foreign languages. PSI has initiated over 50,000 members worldwide since its foundation in 1917, and it created and supports numerous Scholarship Programs.

Phi Sigma Iota has chapters in 300 colleges and universities in the USA, Mexico, France, and the Virgin Islands.

For more information about this organization’s activities at Oneonta State, please contact the faculty advisor: Elizabeth Small (436-3409, Schumacher 300).

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Professors Maria Cristina Montoya and Alejandra Escudero with parents at the 2013 Banquet

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The 2013 inductees

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Professor Daniel Nahson with inductees