News Release Archives: February 2011


Fri Feb 25, 2011

When the Carnegie Foundation awarded SUNY Oswego its prestigious Community Engagement Classification in January, it recognized that the college has deeply intertwined community engagement in its leadership, curriculum, outreach programs, strategic planning and community partnerships.

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Thu Feb 24, 2011

A noted former refugee from Hitler’s regime will lead a SUNY Oswego screening and discussion Thursday, March 10, of a feature-length documentary on the nearly century-long life of pioneering journalist Ruth Gruber.

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Wed Feb 23, 2011

American contemporary composer Jonathan Pieslak, a music theorist and performer who has studied subjects as diverse as the nu-metal band Korn and music of the war in Iraq, will appear Wednesday, March 9, in a Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series concert.

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Wed Feb 23, 2011

The SUNY Oswego Metro Center will host a graduate information night on Wednesday, March 2.

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Tue Feb 22, 2011

SUNY Oswego alumnus Jim Juczak (‘80) will speak about alternative energy systems and living off the grid in a Saturday, March 12, presentation on campus.

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Mon Feb 21, 2011

The works of two visiting artists who have applied brush and palette to landscapes of the night will adorn SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Art Gallery from March 4 to April 9.

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Mon Feb 21, 2011

The SUNY Oswego music department’s annual “Collage” concert will offer a fast-moving showcase of talented students and faculty on Saturday, March 5.

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Fri Feb 18, 2011

The Rice Creek Reflections program of SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Biological Field Station will feature Michael Spada, research scientist for the Upstate Freshwater Institute, in a Saturday, March 12, presentation.

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Thu Feb 17, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s department of campus life has announced a change of dates for the popular Family and Friends Weekend, which now will take place Oct. 21 to 23.

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Thu Feb 17, 2011

Rice Creek Associates, a citizen support group for SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station, has called for applications for its 16th annual small grants program.

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Thu Feb 17, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s Science Cafe group will play host Thursday, March 3, to a panel presentation on sustainable agriculture.

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Wed Feb 16, 2011

Geraldine Forbes, distinguished teaching professor in history at SUNY Oswego, will share her expertise this summer as the Kathe Leichter Visiting Professor in Gender Studies at the University of Vienna.

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Wed Feb 16, 2011

Joshua McKeown, director of international education and programs at SUNY Oswego, foresees an opportunity to accelerate connections and opportunities in India with his invitation to the Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar, March 19 to April 3.

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Tue Feb 15, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s third annual Sportsmanship Day Seminar, Tuesday, March 1, will discuss fair play, fan behavior and more.

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Mon Feb 14, 2011

Friday, Feb. 25, will be SUNY Oswego Night at the Symphony—the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. College alumni, emeriti and parents of current students are invited to the 8 p.m. concert at the Mulroy Civic Center in Syracuse along with Oswego students, faculty and staff.

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Fri Feb 11, 2011

Led by President Deborah F. Stanley, kneeling front left, SUNY Oswego’s campus community celebrated Wear Red Day on Feb. 4 to support the American Heart Association’s fight against cardiovascular disease, the No.1 killer nationally among women.

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Fri Feb 11, 2011

Beauty will meet Baroque in “The Art of the Harpsichord” as a trio of musicians entertains on Wednesday, Feb. 23, in a Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series concert.

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Thu Feb 10, 2011

SUNY Oswego alumnus Dr. Joseph Coughlin’s timely work with technology for aging Americans recently earned him some national coverage.

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Thu Feb 10, 2011

The winners of SUNY Oswego’s 18th annual New Voices playwriting competition will showcase their 10-page works Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19 and 20, in staged readings.

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Tue Feb 08, 2011

The award-winning Gallim Dance will break the boundaries of contemporary dance in a display of color, kinetics and culture Friday, Feb. 18, in a performance of “I Can See Myself in Your Pupil” at SUNY Oswego.

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Fri Feb 04, 2011

Through a partnership with YourCampus 360, the college now offers a virtual walking tour of the Oswego campus, making its grounds accessible to visitors anytime, anywhere from the Web or mobile devices.

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Thu Feb 03, 2011

A story on the curious habits of two sets of primates—the chimpanzee-like bonobos and humans—earned Vanessa Woods’ “Bonobo Handshake” the thumbs-up as the 2011 Oswego Reading Initiative selection at SUNY Oswego.

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Thu Feb 03, 2011

Only eight classes met on SUNY Oswego’s main campus and its Metro Center in Syracuse during January, but the college’s WinterSession enrollment was up 21 percent over last year. The explanation: 28 online classes.

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Thu Feb 03, 2011

Oswego County Humane Society directors Dan and Barbara Capella, at left, accept a SUNY Oswego Miss-a-Meal check for $5,491.75 from Student Association Senator-at-Large Seth Wallach, a sophomore journalism major, and Craig Traub, director of dining services.

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Thu Feb 03, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s Michelle Bandla, coordinator of First-Year Programs, recently received a national award as an Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate.

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Wed Feb 02, 2011

Roger Taylor, a SUNY Oswego assistant professor of psychology, wants the next generation of science educators to understand that teaching evolution as doctrine, diametrically opposed to those who believe in intelligent design, sends an arrogant, counterproductive message to their students.

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Tue Feb 01, 2011

SUNY Oswego will bring husband-and-wife video and photography team Bill Wallauer and Kristin Mosher, a 1989 alumna, to campus Thursday, Feb. 10, for a multimedia presentation about their experiences documenting chimpanzee lives and behaviors.

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