ONEONTA – An 18-year-old SUNY Oneonta student died early Saturday morning, according to an announcement made by President Nancy Kleniewski.
“I am profoundly saddened to inform you of the loss of a member of our campus community. Daniel William Michaels, a freshman from Dix Hills who was studying business economics, died early this morning. He was 18,” she wrote in a statement emailed to students Saturday morning.
ONEONTA – In a report delivered to campus last week, SUNY Oneonta Vice President for College Advancement Paul J. Adamo announced that gifts and grants raised through the Division of College Advancement are on pace to exceed last year’s total by 24 percent.
The college raised more than $2.5 million through May 15 of the 2015 fiscal year. Commitments totaling over $3.1 million had been received through May 15 of this year. The 2016 fiscal year will close on June 30.
The donations helped raise the value of the college’s endowment to $54.7 million, the larget of the SUNY systems 13 comprehensive campuses.