Message from the Dean


Venkat SharmaGreetings, and welcome to the School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences.  I am pleased that you are interested to know more about us.  We are proud of our emphasis on personalized instructional settings and faculty-student collaborative research partnerships.  Everyone involved with the School is united by a common desire to enrich your education experience.  It is our expertise as educators and researchers, as well as our passion for service to the common good that have increasingly brought us to the forefront.  Our School prepares future generations through rigorous academic programs in Natural and Mathematical Sciences that involves several high-impact practices of student learning.  We hope to have the opportunity to share our passion for education, research and service as we prepare you to confidently tackle real-world challenges.

I encourage prospective students, parents, alumni, and friends of the School to explore our websites.  I trust it will be evident that our mission is reflected in our work, as we apply knowledge gained through scientific inquiry in solving human, social, and environmental problems.  The best way to learn about a campus is to visit.  We hope you will plan to come to SUNY Oneonta for a campus tour.  My colleagues and I are eager to assist you in any way that we can.  Whether you are a student, parent, graduate, or friend of the School, experience what doors we can open for you. 

Warmest regards,

Venkat Sharma, Ph.D.
Dean, Natural and Mathematical Sciences