14 Notable alumni of
SUNY College at Oneonta

SUNY College at Oneonta is 1746th in the world, 613th in North America, and 578th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 14 notable alumni from SUNY College at Oneonta sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Bill Pullman

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    Bill Pullman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm producerfilm actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    William Pullman is an American actor. After graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in theater, Pullman worked as an adjunct professor at Montana State University before deciding to pursue acting. He made his film debut in the 1986 film Ruthless People, and has since gone on to star in films including Spaceballs (1987), The Accidental Tourist (1988), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Casper (1995), Independence Day (1996), Lost Highway (1997) and Lake Placid (1999). He has appeared frequently on television, usually in TV films, though starting in the 2000s he has also acted in miniseries and regular series, including starring roles in 1600 Penn (2012–13) and The Sinner (2017–present). In 2021, he had a recurring role in the miniseries Halston.

  2. Edward Burns

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    Edward Burns
    Born in
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    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwriterfilm producerfilm actorfilm director
    Biography

    Edward Fitzgerald Burns is an American actor, producer, writer, and director best known for appearing in several films including Saving Private Ryan (1998), 15 Minutes (2001), Life or Something Like It (2002), Confidence (2003), A Sound of Thunder (2005), The Holiday (2006), The Groomsmen (2006), One Missed Call (2008), 27 Dresses (2008), Man on a Ledge (2012), Friends with Kids (2012), and Alex Cross (2012). Burns directed movies such as The Brothers McMullen (1995), She's the One (1996), Sidewalks of New York (2001), Purple Violets (2007), and The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012). He also starred as Bugsy Siegel in the TNT crime drama series Mob City and as Terry Muldoon in TNT's Public Morals.

  3. Don Garber

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    Don Garber
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    sports officialbusinessperson
    Biography

    Don Garber is an American sports executive who has served as the Commissioner of Major League Soccer since 1999. Garber is also the CEO of Soccer United Marketing and a member of the United States Soccer Federation board of directors.

  4. Sal Paolantonio

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    Sal Paolantonio
    Born in
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    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    writersports commentator
    Biography

    Salvatore Anthony Nicholas Paolantonio is a Philadelphia-based bureau reporter for ESPN. Since joining ESPN in 1995, Paolantonio has become a staple in their NFL coverage, as he contributes to shows such as SportsCenter, NFL Live, Sunday NFL Countdown (from a game site) and Monday Night Countdown (from the Monday Night Football site). In 2004, he added studio work to his duties, replacing Suzy Kolber as the host of NFL Matchup, an X's and O's football show; joining him are Louis Riddick and Greg Cosell. His best known work for ESPN was his coverage of the Terrell Owens saga with the Philadelphia Eagles during the 2004 and 2005 seasons. Paolantonio has also been an adjunct professor at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia since 2001.

  5. Tim Melia

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    Tim Melia
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Timothy Melia is an American professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Major League Soccer club Sporting Kansas City.

  6. Linda Swartz Taglialatela

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    Linda Swartz Taglialatela
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Linda Swartz Taglialatela is a diplomat and United States Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS. She was nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 2015. On February 1, 2016, she presented her credentials to Sir Elliott Belgrave, Governor-General of Barbados.

  7. Caryl M. Stern

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    Caryl M. Stern
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Caryl M. Stern is an American author, child advocate, civil and human rights activist, and non-profit executive.

  8. Andy McKean

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    Andy McKean
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andrew John McKean is an American politician and retired attorney in the state of Iowa. He represents District 58 in the Iowa House of Representatives. McKean represented District 23 from 1979 to 1983 and District 44 from 1983 to 1993. Afterward, he served in the Iowa Senate, representing District 28 from 1993 to 2003. He served as a supervisor of Jones County from 2003 to 2011. McKean returned to the Iowa House in 2016 after being elected to District 58, defeating Jessica Kean. In 2018, he was reelected, defeating Joe Oclon.

  9. Ronald J. Garan

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    Ronald J. Garan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    military officerastronautfighter pilotengineer
    Biography

    Ronald John Garan Jr. is a retired NASA astronaut. After graduating from State University of New York College at Oneonta in 1982, he joined the Air Force, becoming a Second Lieutenant in 1984. He became an F-16 pilot, and flew combat missions in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Before becoming an astronaut he was the Operations Officer of the 40th Flight Test Squadron (FTS). He first flew in space as a Mission Specialist on the STS-124 mission to the International Space Station (ISS). He returned to ISS on April 4, 2011, for a six-month stay as a member of Expedition 27.

  10. Al Schnier

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    Al Schnier
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    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    musicianguitarist
    Biography

    Al Schnier is a musician most noted for being one of two guitarists for the American jam band Moe.

  11. John W. Sidgmore

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    John W. Sidgmore
    Years
    1951-2003 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    John W. Sidgmore became the Chief Executive Officer of UUNET Technologies in June 1994. UUNET was purchased by MFS, later taken over by WorldCom, which eventually bought MCI. He later became WorldCom's Chief Operations Officer. Sidgmore worked to revive WorldCom after disgraced CEO Bernard Ebbers left. Sidgmore was instrumental in beginning to turn around the failed company, revealing to federal investigators an $11 billion accounting fraud, left over from Ebbers' management of the company.

  12. Farrukh Quarishi

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    Farrukh Quarishi
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    association football playersports commentator
    Biography

    Farrukh Quraishi is a retired Iranian-born English footballer. He spent six seasons in the North American Soccer League playing for the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Calgary Boomers. Since retiring from playing, he has held numerous executive positions in U.S. soccer teams and organizations. Quraishi won the 1974 Hermann Trophy. Most recently he was the President and General Manager of the modern Tampa Bay Rowdies.

  13. James C. Zachos

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    James C. Zachos
    Born in
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    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in SUNY College at Oneonta
    In 1981 studied geology and business economics
    Occupations
    oceanographer
    Biography

    James Zachos is an American paleoclimatologist, oceanographer, and marine scientist. He is currently a professor and chair of the Department of Earth and Planetary sciences at University of California, Santa Cruz where he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2017. He has conducted research on a wide variety of topics related to biological, chemical, and climatic evolution of late Cretaceous and Cenozoic oceans, and he is recognized for transforming our understanding of long-term climate change and climate transitions in the past 65 million years. His investigations of past climatic conditions are intended to improve our ability to understand the consequences of anthropogenic carbon emissions on future climate change.

  14. George William Thompson

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    George William Thompson
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    George William Thompson is an American international trade attorney, an adjunct professor at George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government and a published author on international trade. He currently has his own firm, Thompson and Associates, in Washington, DC.