Dr. Allison DeAlton Oakes, with the Chestnut Revitalization Project located at the CNY BAC, received this years "STEM Woman of the Year" award for her expertise in genetically engineered horticulture that helps solve problems associated with the environment. She is also a champion of promoting her projects through community outreach and involvement with schools/students. On April 14th of this year, Dr. Oakes presented "The Return of the American Chestnut" to 70 City of Syracuse High school students. The presentation was held in the "Theater in the Mind". After the presentation a tour was provided and highlighted the "Chestnut Restoration's Growth Chambers and culminated with a hands on "Make your own Terrarium". This years STEM awards were held on June 7, 2017 at LeMoyne College - James Commons and the Woman of the Year award is sponsored by AT&T.
CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Oakes!
The "Upstate MIND PODS"
There are 4 pods each with 3 desks/storage/WiFi/Electric. Pods can be rented in whole or per desk area and are available to rent daily or for a short-term period. Moveable privacy scrims can be printed with company/organization logo.
If interested please e-mail: CNYBAC@upstate.edu