Faculty Spotlights

Renato Tameta
Division of Math, Science, Technology and Health
With natural sciences like Microbiology and Genetics, research exposes students to current discoveries and they also get the opportunity to share their findings with others. Professor Tameta discusses the wonders of the human body, where his students have gone (from Boston University to Cornell University) after SUNY Schenectady and the research his students conduct.


Sten Isachsen
School of Music
The recording industry has gone digital. Sten Isachsen fills us in on this trend and his keys to success as not only a touring musician and educator, but a well-known Capital Region engineer and producer.

Kim Otis
School of Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism
Gaming is an industry on the rise. Our resident expert describes the College's degree program and shares with us her favorite game (with video).

Sheila Foglietta
Division of Business, Criminal Justice and Law
As society changes and grows, so does the law. Sheila Foglietta, Professor in the Division of Business, Criminal Justice and Law and a property lawyer, discusses this "living law" and her legal background and shares her insight into current legal trends. 

Brett Wery
School of Music
Music is a universal language. Dean Brett Wery of the School of Music shares how he teaches this language to students in the College's nationally-accredited music programs and his techniques for composing.

Tania Cabrera
Division of Math, Science, Technology and Health
The field of nanoscience keeps getting bigger. Tania Cabrera, Dean of the Division of Math, Science, Technology and Health, shares her expertise with students in the Nanoscale program. 

Babette Faehmel
Division of Liberal Arts
In honor of Women's History Month in March, we asked Dr. Babette Faehmel, Assistant Professor in the Division of Liberal Arts, to share her thoughts about women's history and about those who have inspired her academically and personally.