E. Maria Thompson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, is pleased to announce that William Walker, Assistant Professor of the Cooperstown Graduate Program, will deliver the annual Richard Siegfried Lecture titled "Telling Diverse Stories of
American Life at the Smithsonian" on Thursday, December 5 at 7:30 pm in the Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center. Created to recognize faculty achievement outside the classroom, Dr. Walker is the nineteenth
recipient of the Richard Siegfried Junior Faculty Prize for Academic Excellence. The $1,000 award is made possible by a gift from Alice Siegfried to the College at Oneonta Foundation in memory of her husband. The lecture is free and open to the public. A
dessert reception will precede the lecture at 7:00 p.m. Please announce this event to your students and encourage their attendance.