David M. Manuta, PhD, FAIC, has been selected as a Distinguished Alumnus of the State University of New York Oneonta in recognition of the college's 125th anniversary. The SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association honored alumni who have distinguished themselves through their careers, their service to their communities, and their commitment to the college. Dr. Manuta's selection was based upon professional contributions in his expert area and achievements which have brought distinction to himself and the college, his demonstrated leadership, character and service, noted impact in his area of expertise, recognition by peers and community, philanthropic endeavors and volunteerism.