Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Danelle Haner of Mechanicville Named to the Women's Soccer Team at SUNY Delhi

DELHI, NY (09/20/2013)(readMedia)-- Danelle Haner of Mechanicville, NY is a participating member of the SUNY Delhi Women's Soccer Team. Haner is pursuing an associate's degree in Business Administration at Delhi.

SUNY Delhi's outstanding facilities have attracted the NJCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship, the NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship, and the NJCAA Division III Cross Country Championship. The Clark Field house features the Floyd L. Maines Arena, the CADI Fitness Center, and a mini-dome. The college's athletic facilities also include the Kunsela Hall Aquatics Center, The College Golf Course, an eight-lane 400-meter outdoor track, playing fields, racquetball/handball courts, and indoor and outdoor tennis courts.

Record Number of Students Take Part in SUNY Oneonta's Freshman Service Day

ONEONTA, NY (09/13/2013)(readMedia)-- A record number of SUNY Oneonta freshmen spent their first full day in Oneonta volunteering in the community. New students moved into their residence halls on Sunday, Aug. 25, and 202 of them participated in the college's sixth annual Freshman Service Day the next day.

Students worked at 19 volunteer sites in and around Oneonta, doing everything from painting and yardwork to helping elementary school teachers prepare classrooms for the new school year. Some students spent the day in canoes, helping the Otsego County Conservation Association to remove invasive water chestnuts from a wetland. The annual event is organized by the college'sCenter for Social Responsibility and Community. In addition to the 202 freshman volunteers, 30 upperclassmen and two faculty members participated as team leaders.

The following local students took part in SUNY Oneonta's Freshman Service Day on Aug. 26:

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Candace Haskell of Schaghticoke (12154), a graduate of Greenwich Central High School whose SUNY Oneonta major is Biology;

Emily Snyder of Clifton Park (12065), a graduate of Shenendehowa High School whose SUNY Oneonta major is English;

Jamie Wiener of Clifton Park (12065), a graduate of Shenendehowa High School whose SUNY Oneonta major is Mass Communications;

Jerome Pabulayan of Clifton Park (12065), a graduate of Shenendehowa High School whose SUNY Oneonta major is Biology;

Kathleen O'Gorman of Clifton Park (12065), a graduate of Shenendehowa High School whose SUNY Oneonta major is undeclared;

Kelli Gormley of Waterford (12188), a graduate of Shenendehowa High School whose SUNY Oneonta major is Biology;

Nathan Laing of Waterford (12188), a graduate of Shenendehowa High School whose SUNY Oneonta major is Geography;

Sarah Tucker of Clifton Park (12065), a graduate of Shenendehowa High School whose SUNY Oneonta major is Chemistry;