Attention SUNY ONEONTA Employees, Students, and Alumni - In partnership with Hunt College Union and the Department of Music we invite you to submit an original poem for consideration to be interpreted and included in the production “Is music music? The word, I mean…” by the SUNY Oneonta Experimental Music Group (EMG) on April 15 at 7:30pm in the Hunt Ballroom. By submitting, poets will understand the EMG may modify the text of a poem in order to interpret it in their own artistic way. Poets may be invited to perform live or to pre-record their poem as part of the presentation. For consideration please submit ONE original poem via email in an attached PDF document with your name, telephone number and email address. Please insert “Is Music Music?” in the subject heading of the email. The deadline for entries is4:30pm on Friday March 7th . Selected poets will be contacted for additional information about their poems or involvement in the production.
Eating disorders are serious, potentially life-threatening conditions that need appropriate treatment. In the United States alone, 30 million people will be impacted by an eating disorder at some point in their lifetime. Head to the Counseling Center webpage and look for the Feature of the Month box to educate yourself about eating disorders and helpful resources, or to take a screening.
The 27th Annual Leadership Institute is scheduled for March 21-22, 2014 in the Hunt College Union. This year's theme is "Transform.Transition. Transcend." Applications are due on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Noon. While all students are welcome, the Institute is designed to provide graduating students with the tools necessary to translate the leadership skills they have developed here at Oneonta into those that will benefit them in the workplace and/or graduate school. The institute runs from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon and is limited to 125 participants. The program includes educational sessions, meals, a keynote speaker, and other plenary sessions. Business attire is appropriate for the event.
Clubs/Organizations are invited to participate in Oneonta’s Academic Exploration Day for Accepted Students on Saturday April 12, 2014. We will once again follow the highly successful Academic format. You are a big part of the success of all that we do in Admissions and we hope you or a member from your department/organization will be available to participate. The Student Services and Club Fair will be from 9 am to 11 am in the Hunt College Union. I ask that you arrive by 8:40am to set up your table. There will be water available for you and Starbucks will be opening at 7:45 am to accommodate the event! Please complete the Fair Registration form no later than Friday, March 7, 2014. I ask that if you are planning to have publications on your table that they are in compliance with the campus Style Guide. Please contact Rebecca S. Lynch at ext. 3004 or by email if you have any questions, concerns or need assistance in planning. Thank you in advance for your support with this recruitment event.
Iceland: Bun Day
NEA’s Read across America Day
What If Cats and Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day
In 1923, Time magazine was first published.
Anniversary of the adoption of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as US national anthem in 1931.
Birthdays Today: Jessica Biel, Julie Bowen, Ira Glass, Santonio Holmes, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Tim Kazurinsky, Lee Radziwill, Miranda Richardson, Herschel Walker.
8 PM Prevent Burnout, Wilsbach large Conference Room - Whether it is your first semester or sixth semester in the postion, there are things you can do to ensure that you are getting the most out of your position and giving your residents the best student staff member that you can. Come learn how to avoid burnout and engage in conversations about the topic! LEAD: Satisfying and Productive Lifestyle
Courageous Follower Day
National Grammar Day
Peace Corps Day
Unique Names Day
Iceland: Bursting Day
International Pancake Race: Olney, England, and Liberal, KS, USA
225 years ago, in 1789, the first US Congress met in New York, NY
40 years ago, in 1974, the first issue of People magazine was officially launched. It featured a cover photo of Mia Farrow.
In 1837, the city of Chicago was incorporated.
Birthdays Today: Chaz Bono, Landon Donovan, Emilio Estefan, Patricia Heaton, Patsy Kensit, Kay Lenz, Catherine O’Hara, Rick Perry, Paula Prentiss, Steven Weber, Mary Wilson
3 PM Photoshop 101 - The Basics, Milne 108 - This presentation will consist of a tutorial of the basic functions of Adobe Photoshop. This software can be a very helpful tool for the RAs and ATMs, specifically as it relates to program advertising, bulletin board and door tag making. They will learn how to navigate the Photoshop interface, and how to use several of the tools within the software.LEAD: Personal Competency/Confidence (PCC)
Birth anniversary of cartographer-geographer Gerhardus Mercator (1512-94)
Birth anniversary of Brazilian composer and musician Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Birthdays Today: Kevin Connolly, Samantha Eggar, Penn Jillette, Eva Mendes, Dean Stockwell
4 PM J-Party~Making Hina Dolls with Eggshells~, Schumacher 214 - For this J-Party, we will give a cultural lession and make Hina Dolls with eggshells to celebrate "Hinamatsuri" or Girls' Day which is March 3rd in Japan. We will also have News of the Week in which one of the members introduces one hot news or issue in Japan. We will also have Word of the Week in which one of the E-board members teach one simple Japanese phrase to the members at the end of the meeting.
1886 - "The Nightingale" was first published. It was the first magazine for nurses.
1899 - Aspirin was patented by German researchers Felix Hoffman and Hermann Dreser.
1997 - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II launched the first official royal Web site.
Birthdays Today: Brandon Hammon, Tim Brown, Rick Astley, Axl Rose, Megan Gallagher, Barry Miller, Simon Phillips (Toto), Robert Townsend, Kathy Najimy, Jon Walmsley, Natalie Cole, Jim Sheridan.
4 PM The First 7 Years: The Wildlife Art of Dave Kiehm Reception, Fine Arts, Martin-Mullen Art Gallery - This exhibit featuring paintings, drawings and watercolors closes tomorrow in the Project Space Gallery. This closing reception will have light refreshments and a gallery talk by Kiehm. Kiehm has shown his work extensively in the region, and he was named 2013 Wildlife Artist of the Year by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
1893 - Elisha Gray patented a machine called the telautograph. It automatically signed autographs to documents.
1984 - Space shuttle astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart made the first untethered space walk.
1985 - "New York, New York" became the official anthem of New York City.
2000 - California's legislature declared that February 13 would be "Charels M. Schulz Day."
Birthdays Today: Tina Majorino, Ashton Kutcher, Edward Bergenholz, Jason Gedrick, Chris Rock, David Bryan (Bon Jovi), Garth Brooks, James Spader, Miguel Ferrer, Marilyn Cochran, Jimmy Greenspoon.
4:30 PM Education Networking Night, Le Cafe - Alumni will return to campus to provide a panel discussion of their career path and how they used there degree in Education and how attending Oneonta impacted there career. Following the panel discussion there will be an hour of networking where students will be able to talk with alumni and ask them questions and about career advice. This networking opportunity will be broken up into Elementary Education and Secondary Education, to meet the needs of students in both of those disciplines. LEAD: Career Path
6 PM BEfit Tabling at Relay for Life, Alumni Field House - The BEfit Fitness Club would like to host a table and team in order to support this years 51st chapter of Relay for Life. Any money raised by the club will be donated to the Colleges Against Cancer Club or directly to American Cancer Society (depending on how they collect the money)
6:30 PM Frozen, Red Dragon Theatre - Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey-teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven-to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. FREE with valid SUNY Oneonta ID, $3 for all others.