SUNY Oneonta is recognized by a national publication for its diversity and inclusion programs. “INSIGHT Into Diversity” magazine gave the college its 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award, the second time SUNY Oneonta has received that distinction.

According to the publication SUNY Oneonta was selected based on the college’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, and ability to embrace a broad definition of diversity on campus, including gender, race, ethnicity, veterans, people with disabilities and members of the LGBT community.