Local Students Graduate from SUNY Oneonta

Local Students Graduate from SUNY Oneonta

ONEONTA, NY (06/16/2023)– 1,150 SUNY Oneonta students completed the requirements for a bachelor’s degree following the Fall 2023 semester. Graduates were honored and recognized during ceremonies held Saturday, May 20, in the Dewar Arena of the Alumni Field House.

The day before commencement, seniors took part in the Pass Through the Pillars tradition. With friends, family and faculty and staff cheering them on, seniors walked through the pillars a final time, representing the end of their Oneonta journey and transition into the alumni family.

Local students who graduated include:

Ava Barnes of Pleasant Valley

Steven Brundage of Patterson

Philip Carmosino of Stormville

Cassidy Diasparra of Pine Plains

Joseph Durante of Stormville

Chloe Eckler of Pleasant Valley


Emily Ireland of Stormville

Hannah Jackson of Poughquag

Erin Mendez of Patterson

Ashley Pink of Pawling

Victoria Reichert of Pleasant Valley

Alyssa Renz of Holmes

Nicodemus Smith of Amenia

Amanda Tiedemann of Salt Point

August Westpfal of Pine Plains

Abbey Wood of Dover Plains

SUNY Oneonta is a public, four-year university in Central New York, enrolling about 5,500 students in a wide variety of bachelor’s degree programs and more than a dozen graduate certificate and degree programs. The university is known as both an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, and a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Learn more at https://suny.oneonta.edu/

Author: Harlem Valley News