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Melissa Murphy Inducted into National Residence Hall Honorary

ONEONTA, NY – Melissa Murphy of Pennellville was one of 23 students inducted into SUNY Oneonta’s Edward K. Griesmer chapter of National Residence Hall Honorary, a branch of the National Association of Colleges and University Residence Halls, on April 12.

Made up of the top 1 percent of student leaders on campus, NRHH recognizes students who have made outstanding contributions to the residence hall community.

Students must be nominated by an Office of Residential Community Life staff member, go through an application and interview, and then be selected for induction through a blind process.

A liberal arts institution with a strong focus on undergraduate research, SUNY Oneonta consistently gains recognition for delivering excellence and value.

The college has been named to Kiplinger’s list of “100 Best Values in Public Colleges” for nine consecutive years, was ranked No. 2 on the 2014 Kiplinger’s list of “10 Best Public Colleges With Lowest Debt at Graduation” and sits at No. 9 on the 2015 U.S. News and World Report list of the best public institutions in the region.

The college enrolls 6,000 students in its 70 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate programs.