News Release Archives: August 2016


Mon Aug 29, 2016

With Passion & Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego raised a total of $43,483,781, surpassing its most ambitious goal in college history by $3.48 million. This is the largest completed campaign among all SUNY comprehensive colleges, and the total is nearly double Oswego’s last campaign, which raised $23.8 million. 

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Mon Aug 29, 2016

Central Winds, a 50-member Central New York wind ensemble, joins faculty piano and saxophone soloists Robert Auler and Trevor Jorgensen for a concerto at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in Waterman Theatre in SUNY Oswego’s revitalized Tyler Hall.

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Fri Aug 26, 2016

SUNY Oswego hired Wayne Westervelt as the new chief communication officer for the college, President Deborah F. Stanley announced.

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Thu Aug 25, 2016

SUNY Oswego’s sculpture garden now blooms with bright red spikes and other eye-catching pieces in the second biennial Oswego Sculpture Initiative between Marano Campus Center and Penfield Library.

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Wed Aug 24, 2016

Lead author Paul Tomascak of SUNY Oswego’s atmospheric and geological sciences faculty pulls together in a new book all of the modern research on the element lithium’s isotopes, a booming field of study with applications from exploring star formation to tracing sources of groundwater contamination.

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Wed Aug 24, 2016

SUNY Oswego launched an expanded math bridge camp in August for first-year students in STEM majors. Supported by a SUNY grant for its potential as a template for other colleges and universities, the weeklong camp is a key strategy in the college’s retention efforts in science, technology, engineering and in mathematics itself.

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Fri Aug 19, 2016

SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station will offer free nature education programs this fall, enabling people to learn about the main building’s sustainability features, explore the surrounding trails and see the changes autumn brings.

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Wed Aug 17, 2016

A welcome reception for the Leadership Oswego County class of 2017 will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Room 118 of SUNY Oswego’s Rich Hall. The reception—open to program alumni, employers and interested community members—will offer light refreshments.

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Wed Aug 17, 2016

Two SUNY Oswego projects are among the promising initiatives supported by the SUNY system’s 2016-17 Innovative Instruction Technology Grants.

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Wed Aug 17, 2016

Syracuse artist Jacqueline Adamo will open an exhibition titled “Found Objects: New Works and Reinventions” at a free public reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Oswego State Downtown.

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Wed Aug 17, 2016

The Artswego Performing Arts Series at SUNY Oswego marks a quarter-century of presenting exceptional artists to Oswego and Central New York audiences. Highlighting the celebratory 2016-17 season is a return engagement by Ailey II, the exuberant young repertory ensemble of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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Tue Aug 16, 2016

The Oswego Youth Conservatory, a community-based, SUNY Oswego-led music enrichment program for area children, will add “Group Piano for Kids” this year to its “Choir Boot Camp” offering, thanks to the talent and time of Fulton natives Elizabeth and Evangeline Canfield.

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Thu Aug 11, 2016

The home page of oswego.edu earned an international honor through the APEX Awards for communications in many fields.

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Mon Aug 08, 2016

SUNY Oswego faculty and students have taken on a project to slow or stop the advance of cattails threatening to choke the sensitive Oswego County habitat of two rare species, the bog buckmoth and bog turtle.

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Tue Aug 02, 2016

Hidden surfaces within urban landscapes inspire Syracuse artist Linda Bigness, whose exhibition “Urban Beat: Recent Works in Encaustic and Oil” will run Aug. 26 to Oct. 22 at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center on Clinton Square.

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Tue Aug 02, 2016

Colleges of Distinction has named SUNY Oswego to its 2016-17 top overall and top public colleges list for providing “an innovative, engaged experience that prepares students for successful careers, active citizenship and lifelong learning.”

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