News Release Archives: April 2016


Tue Apr 26, 2016

SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley has announced the appointment of Dr. Walter Roettger as acting provost and vice president for academic affairs.

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Thu Apr 21, 2016

SUNY Oswego professor Dr. Damian Schofield, director of the college’s graduate program in human-computer interaction, speaks recently to Syracuse-area high school students at STEM Careers Day at Upstate Medical University’s Biotech Accelerator on East Fayette Street.

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Thu Apr 21, 2016

Kristen Munger, associate dean of the SUNY Oswego School of Education, has edited and co-authored a new Open SUNY textbook on research-driven literacy teaching practices.

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Thu Apr 21, 2016

A new CD features the music of a family of composers: SUNY Oswego music faculty member Eric Schmitz, his father and his brother.

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Thu Apr 21, 2016

The Eastern Communication Association recently honored SUNY Oswego communication studies department chair Dr. Mary C. Toale as an ECA Teaching Fellow at its annual conference in Baltimore.

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Thu Apr 21, 2016

SUNY Oswego chemistry professor Dr. Kestas Bendinskas and his student researchers recently shared in a grant for a preliminary study of stress markers and related effects among workers who take paid vacation time and those who leave some or all of it on the table.

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Wed Apr 20, 2016

The new edition of “Drawing Essentials: A Complete Guide to Drawing,” a textbook published by Oxford University Press, profiles mixed-media artist Juan Perdiguero of the SUNY Oswego art faculty among about 20 others in an appendix of top talents influencing modern drawing.

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Wed Apr 20, 2016

SUNY Oswego recently began offering a graduate degree in strategic communication, a master’s-level program covering many potential career paths across multiple disciplines.

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Wed Apr 20, 2016

The State University of New York has named 11 SUNY Oswego students recipients of 2016 Empire State Diversity Honors Scholarships.

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Tue Apr 19, 2016

Jennifer Shropshire, a 1986 alumna of SUNY Oswego, addresses SUNY Oswego’s Honors Convocation on April 15, where more than 100 students were recognized for their academic achievements and leadership.

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Mon Apr 18, 2016

The American Council on Education has named Dr. Kristen Eichhorn, professor of communication studies at SUNY Oswego and faculty fellow in the college’s President’s Office, as an ACE Fellow for academic year 2016-17.

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Mon Apr 18, 2016

The SUNY Oswego theater and music departments’ spring musical “Space Pirates of Planet Penzance” will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday [April 22] in Hewitt ballroom, featuring the talents of such actors as Caren Celine Morris (pictured), who plays the communication officer in the futuristic adaptation of the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera “Pirates of Penzance.”

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Mon Apr 18, 2016

Mozart’s Coronation Mass will serve as the heart of a free College-Community Orchestra and Festival Chorus performance at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 1, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom.

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Fri Apr 15, 2016

Former U.S. Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh will receive an honorary doctoral degree from the State University of New York on May 14 at SUNY Oswego’s 155th Commencement ceremony.

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Fri Apr 15, 2016

Accomplished opera singers Kyle Pfortmiller, a baritone, and soprano Laura Pfortmiller, whose careers have brought each to Oswego in the past, will perform duets and arias from grand opera composers at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom.

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Thu Apr 14, 2016

Award-winning poet-playwright Marcus Gardley will visit SUNY Oswego April 24 to 27, engaging students in the development of his play about ‘60s activist Malcolm X, whose assassination Gardley said is “shrouded in mystery.”

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Thu Apr 14, 2016

The 2016 GENIUS Olympiad has selected 495 projects as finalists, with an eye to hosting a record 850 high school scholars and their mentors June 12 to 17 at SUNY Oswego—an anticipated 28 percent increase over last year.

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Wed Apr 13, 2016

University Police at SUNY Oswego will deploy special patrols starting April 15 to look for motorists who are not wearing their seatbelts as part of the annual Buckle-Up Day & Night campaign.

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Tue Apr 12, 2016

The SUNY Oswego theater and music departments’ presentation of “Space Pirates of Planet Penzance” will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, in Hewitt ballroom, transporting its musical musings on love and duty into the future.

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Mon Apr 11, 2016

Running and women’s advocate Kathrine Switzer, a member of the National Women’s Hall of Fame, will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.

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Thu Apr 07, 2016

A talk by marathon pioneer Kathrine Switzer, a “space pirates” spring musical, and games featuring the college’s highly ranked baseball and other spring teams appear on SUNY Oswego’s slate of attractions during Cruisin’ the Campus from April 22 to May 1.

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Tue Apr 05, 2016

The Manor at Seneca Hill will host a free public reception for an exhibition of SUNY Oswego’s “Recollection: A Memory Loss Awareness Project” from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 13.

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Tue Apr 05, 2016

SUNY Oswego will begin offering a new minor in graphic design this fall, providing the tools for visual communication, visual literacy and problem solving to students in disciplines across campus.

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Fri Apr 01, 2016

SUNY Oswego senior finance major Kevin Stein will present a project of the School of Business’ Student Investment Club at Quest on Wednesday, April 13, detailing a strategy advocated by legendary investor Warren Buffett that has helped significantly boost the value of alumni gifts totaling $150,000 to date.

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Fri Apr 01, 2016

A SUNY Oswego graduate student will present at the college’s Quest symposium on April 13 his data analysis project to assist SUNY Upstate Medical University in determining how to support patients who often seek costly hospital psychiatric readmissions.

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Fri Apr 01, 2016

During a historic era in Cuba-U.S. relations, SUNY Oswego student photographer Samantha Kaye traveled to the island nation in January, enjoying extraordinary access facilitated by her teacher’s guide to capture neighborhood images of contemporary Cuban culture.

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