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SUNY President’s Inauguration Saturday

SUNY President’s Inauguration Saturday By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to ONEONTA – What a year it has been for Barbara Jean Morris. SUNY Oneonta president, who will be officially inaugurated Saturday, Oct. 5, re-envisioned the school’s Mission Statement to 13 words. (“We nurture a community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully”.) She created an Office of Institutional Research to begin collecting campus data, working to reduce barriers to graduation, and strengthening adviser/student relationships. She’s taught students…


Graduates Galore At SUNY Graduation

CHECK OUT COLLEGE’S ‘THAT’S A WRAP’ Graduates Galore At SUNY Graduation! Some 1,500 graduates took their final walk across the stage at this morning and afternoon in three-session SUNY Oneonta’s 130th Commencement in the Dewar Arena. Above, graduate Michael Bagby, Oneonta, shakes hands with SUNY President Barbara Jean Morris, who gave her first commencement to the class of ’19. At right, Oneonta’s Sapphira Koerner beams as she and her fellow students march out during the recessional.   Two alumni delivered commencement…

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