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Weekly Broadcast for
1 September 2014

Spotlight Program

Spotlight Program

Red Dragon Theatre


September is:

  • AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month
  • Animal Remembrance Month
  • World Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month
  • Baby Safety Month
  • Backpack Safety America Month
  • Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Childhood Obesity Awareness Month College
  • Savings Month
  • Coupon Month
  • DNA, Genomics and Stem Cell Education and Awareness Month
  • Fall Hat Month
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Happy Cat Month
  • Head Lice Prevention Month
  • Honey Month
  • Hunger Action Month
  • Library Card Sign-Up Month
  • Mushroom Month
  • One-on-One Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • Pleasure Your Mate Month
  • Preparedness Month
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Recovery Month
  • Rice Month
  • Sea Cadet Month
  • September Is Healthy Aging Month
  • Service Dog Month
  • Shake Month
  • Shameless Promotion Month
  • Skin Care Awareness Month
  • Sports Eye Safety Month
  • Subliminal Communications Month
  • Superior Relationships Month
  • Update Your Resume Month
  • Whole Grains Month
  • Wilderness Month
  • Women's Friendship Month

Job Opportunities
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Tickets on Sale

Listed below are tickets currently on sale at the Hunt College Union Box Office which is open weekdays from 10AM-10PM and accepts cash and Dragon Dollars.

Ongoing/Of Note

Action HeroThursday, September 4th will be our first Action Hero Day of the yearr so WEAR YOUR ACTION HERO SHIRT! If you don't have a shirt, you can get one by attending "Escalation" by Eva Vega on Tuesday.

Red Day Sale

Information Technology Help Desk Hours:
Regular Semester Hours (beginning Monday, Aug 25):
• Monday – Friday 8 am – 9 pm
• Saturday Noon – 6 pm
• Sunday Noon – 9 pm

Please mark your calendar! The Help Desk will be CLOSED:
• Saturday (Aug 30), Sunday (Aug 31), and Monday (Sept 1) in observance of Labor Day
• Monday (October 13) in observance of Columbus Day
• Thursday (Nov 27) and Friday (Nov 28) in observance of Thanksgiving

CounselingThe start of the school year can be a time of excitement but also difficulties; particularly in the way of adjusting to college for both new and returning students. Visit the Counseling Center’s website for more information on college adjustment and how to make an appointment to speak with one of our friendly counselors.  


LEADThere are two exciting changes to the LEAD@Oneonta program this year!

  1. There has been a change to the LEADership Outcome requirements.  For more information about these changes go to the LEAD Level Requirements webpage.
  2. There is a new way to track your LEAD progress!!!  Effective around September 1, 2014, you will be able to log into Campus Connection and view your “Curriculum Progress” on the homepage.  This tool will show you all the level requirements and will automatically update as you attend more LEAD events.

To join LEAD@Oneonta, go to the LEAD page on Campus Connection and click the “Join Organization” button.  If you have questions about these changes or LEAD in general, please email Elise Cain or the LEAD Office


Oneonta Public TransitThe SA and OPT would like to remind you that all students are welcome to ride OPT for no cost (must have your SUNY Oneonta ID). Time and bus stops vary depending on day/night/weekend routes. Click here to get the schedule as a pdf file.


LEADStudents of junior or senior status can complete the LEAD Online Course on Blackboard to fulfill the Foundations of Leadership Credit. Email us to be added to the online course.


Today Is:
-Labor Day
- Emma M. Nutt Day
-Libya: Revolution Day
-Slovakia: Constitution Day
-Uzbekistan: Independence Day

Today's History:

-In 1985, almost 75 years after the Titanic sank, a joint American-French expedition located the submerged ship resting on the ocean floor.


Today Is:
-Biston-tell Yell Day
-V-J Day
-Vietnam: Independence Day

Today's History:
The Great Fire of London began burning on September 2nd, 1666 and continued until September 5th.

  • 11 AM SUNY O Farmers' Market, Netzer Quad - Come to enjoy some of our locally grown products.  For more information, please contact Dennis Higgins or Graig Eichler.
  • 11 AM Sigma Gamma Phi Poster Sale, IRC Quad - The Sisters of Sigma Gamma Phi will be selling posters in the Quad. They will be sold at 1 for $3 and 2 for $5. All proceeds will go to Opportunities for Otsego. 
  • Escalation
    Get an Action Hero Shirt for attending!

  • Writing
  • Trivia


Today Is:
-Qatar: Independence Day
-San Marino: National Day

Today's History:
On this day in 1833, the New York Sun was launched, the first successful penny newspaper in the U.S.

-The Treaty of Paris ends the American Revolution, Sept. 3rd, 1783.

  • 9 AM Red Day Sale, Red Dragon Outfitters - Show your Oneonta pride by wearing Red on Red Day! 15% off all red clothing at the Red Dragon Outfitters!September 3, 4, & 5
  • 10 AM Degree Works Promo Day, Quad - The Academic Advisement staff will be in the quad in front of IRC from 10-2 to promote our new degree audit tool (replaces the arrow sheet). We will have laptops set up so students and staff can log in and view a DW. Promotional items will be available to all who stop by. 
  • 10 AM Sigma Gamma Phi Poster Sale, IRC Quad
  • Expo


Today Is:
-National Wildlife Day
-Newspaper Carrier Day

Today's History:

-Four hundred electric lights illuminated offices in lower Manhattan as Thomas Edison connected lightbulbs to electric power on this day in 1882.

Action HeroAction Hero Day

Wear Your Action Hero Shirt!

  • 9 AM Red Day Sale, Red Dragon Outfitters
  • 5 PM Welcome To Hogwarts, Butternut Valley Room - Hunt Union - The HPC will be having their Welcome to Hogwarts event geared towards the incoming class of 2018 and the returning students. We will feature some of our signature events including wand making and our potions.
  • 6 PM WIRE TV 1st General Body Meeting, IRC 5
  • 7 PM Zombie Defense Corps General Body Meeting, Leatherstocking room @ Hunt
  • Think
  • 7 PM Dance Team Interest Meeting, Chase Dance Studio - Dance team will be having a general interst meeting to discuss upcoming tryouts and what the team is about. Our team performs at basketball games and competes against other colleges. There will be free food so come check it out!


Today Is:
-National Lazy Mom's Day
-International Day of Charity
-Bring Your Manners to Work Day
-Be Late for Something Day

Today's History:
-Today in 1975, an assassination attempt by Lynette A. "Squeaky" Fromme on the life of President Gerald Ford failed.
















  • 9 AM Red Day Sale, Red Dragon Outfitters
  • Red Day
  • Passing Through the Pillars: Celebrating 125 Years of SUNY Oneonta History, Greater Oneonta Historical Society (183 Main Street) - The new exhibit looks at the College’s history, including the establishment of the Oneonta Normal School and its development from a teacher training institution into a four-year liberal arts college. There will be highlights from the administrations of seven presidents. Accompanying the exhibit, a slideshow will provide a record of the College's expansion under the presidencies of Dr. Charles Hunt and Dr. Royal Netzer. Historic images will offer a glimpse of academic life and extracurricular activities, and document what it was like to be a student throughout the College’s history.
  • 3 PM Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Seminar: Fish, Forests, and Functions, Fitzelle Hall 205 - Presented by Karl Seeley, Economics, Hartwick College. All are Welcome!
  • 4 PM Men's Soccer vs RIT, Red Dragon Soccer Field
  • 4 PM SA Activities Council Meeting, Hunt Union Square - The SA Activities Council welcomes all students to come get involved in selecting, promoting, and assiting with campus activities.
  • 4 PM Computer Programmer's United First Meeting, Fitzelle 252 - First official meeting of the semester. All students and faculty are welcome. We will be talking about our plans for the year, and the projects that people would like to work on. Come check out our fancy new lab, in the new Fitzelle. There will also be pizza!
  • 15
  • Terps
  • Color
  • 6:30 PM Maleficent, Red Dragon Theatre - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 6:30 & 9 PM with an additional Sunday Matinee at 1 PM. Maleficent, the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the classic "Sleeping Beauty" reveals the events that hardened Maleficent's heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora, only to later realize that the child may hold the key to peace in the land. FREE with valid SUNY Oneonta ID, $3 for all others.
  • Outdoor
    Following the Fireworks


Today Is:
-National Writing Date Day
-Bulgaria: Unification Day
-Swaziland: Independence Day

Today's History:

-September 6th-8th 2000, over 150 world leaders met in NYC for the United Nations Millennium Summit.


Today Is:
-Grandparent's Day
-National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day
-Pet Rock Day
-Salami Day
-Brazil: Independence Day

Today's History:

-Google was founded on Sept. 7th 1988 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

Soccer 12 PM Women's Soccer vs. UMass-Dartmouth, Red Dragon Soccer Field


1, 6:30, and 9 PM in the
Red Dragon Theatre


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