News Releases - May 2004

•   OSWEGO FACULTY TO PERFORM AT CARNEGIE'S WEILL HALL
Pianist Robert Auler and violinist Seung hee Yang of SUNY Oswego's music faculty will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

•   COLLEGE TO HOST JAZZ INSTITUTE JULY 25 TO 31
High school students will have the opportunity to earn college credit while interacting with and learning from master players during the first-ever Jazz Institute at SUNY Oswego, July 25 to 31.

•   SUNY OSWEGO ALUMNI TO RETURN FOR REUNION 2004
Hundreds of graduates are expected to return to the SUNY Oswego campus from June 4 to 6 for Reunion 2004.

•   SKETCH COMEDY SHOW SLATED FOR REUNION
Dresden Engle, a 1988 graduate of SUNY Oswego, and her troupe will perform a comical palette of sketches and musical numbers Saturday, June 5, as part of SUNY Oswego's Reunion Weekend.

•   FOUR OSWEGO SWIMMERS EARN ALL-AMERICAN HONORS
Four standouts from the Oswego State women's swimming and diving team recently received Division III All-American recognition.

•   CARRABS, PATRICK REPEAT AS ALL-AMERICANS
Two Oswego State ice hockey players recently earned Division III All-American recognition for the second year in a row.

•   AGYEMAN NAMED ALL-AMERICAN AGAIN
Oswego State junior wrestling standout Tenkoran Agyeman recently received Division III All-American recognition for the second year in a row

•   GERMAN STUDENTS WIN PRIZE AT MOUNT HOLYOKE THEATERFEST
Entering for the first time ever, SUNY Oswego's German program took second prize in Mount Holyoke College's recent 27th annual German Theater Festival and Competition.

•   RICE CREEK FIELD STATION OFFERS SUMMER ACTIVITIES
Nature hikes, following frogs, creativity activities and a bird-watching tour are among the summer activities scheduled at SUNY Oswego's Rice Creek Field Station.

•   SIX STUDENTS EARN PRESTIGIOUS CHANCELLOR'S AWARDS
Six SUNY Oswego students recently received Chancellor's Awards for Student Excellence, the highest student honor offered by the SUNY system.

•   SOON-TO-BE GRADS PREPARE FOR FUTURES
A total of 1,343 Oswego students are eligible to take part in commencement ceremonies May 15 before turning their attention to what they will do after graduation.

•   TORCHLIGHT CEREMONY FEATURES ALUMNA SPEAKER, SING
Two traditions -- one dating back to 1936 and the other a new revival of an old favorite -- will combine Friday, May 14, when the college celebrates the annual Commencement Eve.

•   FIRSTHAND VIEW FINDS CUBA PROGRAM SUCCEEDING
SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley and Dr. Walter Opello, the college's director of international education, recently had an opportunity to see the progress of Oswego's study abroad program in Cuba.

•   TWO PROFESSORS HONORED FOR ADVISEMENT EXCELLENCE
Two SUNY Oswego faculty members have received this year's President's Awards for Excellence in Academic Advisement -- Dr. Steven E. Abraham of the management and marketing department and Dr. Robert Moore of the English department.

•   OSWEGO'S 143RD COMMENCEMENT SET FOR MAY 15
JFK special counsel Theodore C. Sorensen, William B. Davis of the Metropolitan Development Foundation of Central New York, and Lee S. Shulman of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching will speak at SUNY Oswego's 143rd Commencement on May 15.

•   ART STUDENTS MAKE COMMUNITY CONNECTION
SUNY Oswego graphic design students recently had the opportunity to gain experience while supporting two worthy community causes by designing promotional materials for Oswego Industries and ARC of Oswego County.

•   STUDENTS EARN EMPIRE HONOR SCHOLARSHIPS
Several SUNY Oswego students have earned SUNY Empire Honors Scholarships, given to African-American, Latino-American and Native American students who have shown great promise for high academic achievement.

•   OSWEGO PROGRAMS, PUBLICATIONS WIN AWARDS
The Oswego Alumni Association captured three awards for programs and publications in the SUNY Council for University Affairs and Development competition this year.

•   STUDENTS EXHIBIT AT OSWEGO'S CHERRYWOOD STUDIO
Students in SUNY Oswego's "Book Arts" course, offered by Professor Kelly Roe of the college's art department, participated in a group exhibition titled "What's Under Your Cover?" that opened Friday, April 30, at Cherrywood Studio off Cemetery Road in the town of Oswego.



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