News Release Archives: April 2015


Thu Apr 16, 2015

A major National Science Foundation grant recognizes the research and accomplishments of SUNY Oswego biological sciences faculty member Christopher Chandler while providing research opportunities for his students at Oswego and overseas.

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Fri Apr 24, 2015

OSWEGO—Violinist Jon Shallit and pianist Howard Spindler will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 3, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom in a recital titled “The Evolution of the Violin and Piano Duo Sonata from the Early Classical Period to the Romantic Period.”

Sonatas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert and Luigi Boccherini will comprise the repertoire for Shallit, concert violinist and professor of music at Oswego, and Spindler, a concert pianist who teaches in the Eastman Community Music School of the University of Rochester.

Composed within a 50-year period that roughly defines the Classic Era in music history, the pieces will include Sonata in B flat major Opus 5 number 1 by Boccherini, Mozart’s Sonata in B flat major K. 378, Schubert’s Sonata in A major D. 547 and Beethoven’s Sonata in C minor Opus 30 No. 2.

Tickets for the recital are $8 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students). They are available at all SUNY Oswego box offices, online at tickets.oswego.edu or by calling 312-2141. Patrons needing assistance should call 312-2141 in advance.

Parking is included in the price of the ticket, and is available in employee and commuter lots adjacent to and across Washington Boulevard from Sheldon Hall.

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Fri Apr 24, 2015

SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station has added two free public Rice Creek Reflections, on May 2 and June 27, to its busy spring roster of Saturday events, according to community support group Rice Creek Associates.

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Fri Apr 24, 2015

SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station has added two free public Rice Creek Reflections, on May 2 and June 27, to its busy spring roster of Saturday events, according to community support group Rice Creek Associates.

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Thu Apr 23, 2015

SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley today expressed the college community’s sorrow on receiving the terrible news of the death of former political science professor Warren Weinstein while being held captive by Al Qaeda in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region.

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Thu Apr 23, 2015

A noted expert and author on edible ecosystems will help inform the design and spring-planting initiatives for SUNY Oswego’s permaculture living laboratory, a sustainable micro-farm and landscape taking shape between Shineman Center and Lee Hall.

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Wed Apr 22, 2015

GENIUS Olympiad, SUNY Oswego’s global high school competition for environmental innovation and advocacy, has drawn 39 percent more entries than last year, and for the first time has invited projects in entrepreneurship and business social responsibility for the June 15 to 19 event.

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Wed Apr 22, 2015

Speakers at SUNY Oswego’s three 154th Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 16, will be the U.S. commissioner for patents, a leader in technology literacy and the founding dean of the college’s newest school.

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Mon Apr 20, 2015

SUNY Oswego is rated among the nation’s top “green colleges” again this year, Princeton Review announced in time for Earth Day 2015.

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Tue Apr 14, 2015

SUNY Oswego’s theater department will open Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia” on Friday, April 24, offering audiences two separate casts and their interpretation of a play with highlights of humor, moments of melancholy and thought-provoking passages.

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Tue Apr 14, 2015

The SUNY Oswego music department will host a variety of semester-ending concerts for college ensembles—two of which include members from the greater Oswego community—on several nights starting April 25.

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Mon Apr 13, 2015

SUNY Oswego Metro Center’s branch of Tyler Art Gallery will feature “The Adventures of Ignatius the Iguana,” illustrations by alumna and former art faculty member Sarah Haig, from May 1 to June 26.

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Fri Apr 10, 2015

SUNY Oswego’s Division of Extended Learning will host a three and a half hour workshop for people interested in preparing for New York state’s notary public test.

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Wed Apr 08, 2015

A SUNY Oswego student-led recycling effort and social media campaign recently won one of eight honors nationally in a first-ever competition sponsored by the sustainability organization RecycleMania.

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Tue Apr 07, 2015

SUNY Oswego’s Penfield Library will hold a book sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 13.

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Mon Apr 06, 2015

The SUNY Oswego theater department will explore the fluid intersections of past and present for two weekends starting April 24 in the spring play, Tom Stoppard’s tragicomedy “Arcadia,” featuring a 19th century teenage genius and determined present-day sleuths.

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Fri Apr 03, 2015

SUNY Oswego’s annual Honors Convocation will celebrate student academic achievement at 3 p.m. Friday, April 17, in the Marano Campus Center arena and convocation hall, with a keynote by 1987 graduate Stephanie Pianka, treasurer and vice president of financial operations at New York University.

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Fri Apr 03, 2015

SUNY Oswego students will display web page designs that respond effectively across the wide range of today’s computer screen sizes in an exhibition starting Friday, April 17, at Oswego State Downtown.

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Thu Apr 02, 2015

SUNY Oswego’s Quest 2015 will celebrate student and faculty scholarship and creativity on Wednesday, April 15 with scores of research presentations and exhibitions from across campus.

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Thu Apr 02, 2015

Dr. Brian Johnson, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and an addiction specialist at SUNY Upstate Medical University, will discuss heroin and opiate addictions in a 10 a.m. talk Friday, April 24, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom.

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Wed Apr 01, 2015

SUNY Oswego’s Mentor-Scholar Program, in partnership with Fulton City School District’s Community School, served more than 80 guests at its community dinner recently at Fulton Junior High.

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