News Release Archives: November 2006


Wed Nov 29, 2006

grads wavingHundreds of SUNY Oswego students will participate in the December graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in Laker Hall before going in different directions.

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Wed Nov 29, 2006

Kerry DorseySUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley has appointed Kerry Dorsey, who has worked in the college’s development office since 2003, as the new vice president for development and alumni relations.

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Wed Nov 29, 2006

student with computerA $10,000 grant is paying SUNY Oswego meteorology students to help the National Weather Service better forecast and understand lake-effect snowstorms.

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Wed Nov 29, 2006

Shashi KanburDr. Shashi Kanbur, an assistant professor of physics at SUNY Oswego, has received the 2006 Chretien International Research Grant from the American Astronomical Society to carry out collaborative research with colleagues in Brazil.

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Wed Nov 29, 2006

Dr. Alfred Frederick, a professor of curriculum and instruction at SUNY Oswego, is the author of a book that will be used by the West African nation of Benin to train teachers and improve its educational system.

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Wed Nov 29, 2006

Hispanic Outlook magazine has listed SUNY Oswego among its “2006 Publisher’s Picks.”

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Wed Nov 22, 2006

chorus rehearsalThe voices of a 157-voice chorus and three soloists will provide the sonic backdrop to the modern hip-hop choreography of Nicholasleichterdance in “Carmina Burana” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9 in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.

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Wed Nov 22, 2006

The Charles H. Jerred Planetarium will offer a glimpse at “The Stars of Winter” during free shows for the public the first three Sundays in December.

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Tue Nov 21, 2006

Children from kindergarten to sixth grade are invited to an afternoon of activities and games during Kids’ Day Out on Sunday, Dec. 3, at SUNY Oswego’s Laker Hall.

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Tue Nov 21, 2006

SUNY Oswego’s Institute for Professional and Organizational Development will offer an Intermediate Project Management class from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 8 at the Oswego State Education Center, 70 County Route 59 in Phoenix.

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Mon Nov 20, 2006

making laddersAbout 35 SUNY Oswego students recently spent their Saturday creating toys to brighten the holidays for local families. More...



Wed Nov 15, 2006

Chu atriumEducation was a top priority for Hsien-jen “James” Chu, a professor emeritus of sociology, and his wife, Sylvia Chu, formerly of Penfield Library, and the college was central to their lives together. So when the end of his life was near, James Chu decided to leave a legacy to the college he loved.

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Wed Nov 15, 2006

blood driveThe SUNY Oswego campus community’s willingness to lend a hand has earned a round of applause through national recognition on the Presidential Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. More...



Wed Nov 15, 2006

imageSUNY Oswego’s Tyler Art Gallery will feature two exhibitions of original student work when the fall semester’s 2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition and Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition both open Friday, Dec. 1. More...



Wed Nov 15, 2006

rehearsal imageSUNY Oswego’s music and theatre departments will bring Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” to life in a chamber theatre performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.

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Wed Nov 15, 2006

dancers' imageA classical choral work will meet modern hip-hop dance when Nicholasleichterdance teams up with a 135-voice college-community chorus to present “Carmina Burana” in Waterman Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9.

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Wed Nov 15, 2006

National Public Radio will broadcast a short story written by Leigh Allison Wilson of SUNY Oswego’s English and creative writing department as an installment of the popular national “Selected Shorts” program.

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Wed Nov 15, 2006

A pair of SUNY Oswego professors were recently honored for outstanding teaching and overall accomplishments by the Central New York Education Consortium.

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Wed Nov 15, 2006

making ornamentsMembers of the campus and community can once again help brighten the spirits of needy families through the 19th annual SUNY Oswego Toy Drive.

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Wed Nov 15, 2006

summit panelA panel discussion featuring national figures in athletics and sports journalism pondering the impact of media on sports at SUNY Oswego’s recent Louis A. Borrelli Jr. Media Summit will air multiple times on Time Warner Cable channel 26 in Central New York.

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Thu Nov 09, 2006

leaf removalMore than 130 SUNY Oswego student-athletes recently raked leaves for senior citizens as part of a statewide day of community service.

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Wed Nov 08, 2006

check donationStudent Association vice president Natasha Mapes (seated center) presents $500 checks to John Kane (left), an economics faculty member representing Oswego Youth Soccer, and Tim Murphy, representing Oswego Little League. More...



Wed Nov 08, 2006

Blue JupiterMusic, melodies and merriment are in the forecast when the a cappella group Blue Jupiter presents a holiday-themed show, “Scattered Flurries,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Hewitt Union ballroom. More...



Wed Nov 08, 2006

students helping seniorsFourteen students from SUNY Oswego’s Jewish Student Union/Hillel help residents of Loretto Heights Nursing Home in Oswego decorate picture frames with fall leaves in early November. More...



Wed Nov 01, 2006

imageSUNY Oswego has reached its $17 million goal for “Inspiring Horizons: The Campaign for Oswego” eight months ahead of schedule. This success has inspired the college to extend the campaign’s horizons.

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Wed Nov 01, 2006

contract signingSUNY Oswego and the YMCA of Oswego have initiated a partnership this fall to offer programming of interest to city residents.

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Wed Nov 01, 2006

boatbuildingVisitors to Oswego’s Maritime District one autumn weekend may have spied a few small boats with families taking to the water for the first time. The launch resulted from a large effort teaming SUNY Oswego students and faculty with the community.

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Wed Nov 01, 2006

costume fittingThis year’s Oswego student honors production, “Dora: A Case of Hysteria,” offers an opportunity for the cast and crew to learn while working on stage or behind the scenes.

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