News Release Archives: April 2011


Fri Apr 29, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s RSVP program needs volunteers to advocate for adults in long-term care facilities in Oswego County, and will provide training in May.

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Fri Apr 29, 2011

The University Police Department at SUNY Oswego is one of eight winning agencies in this year’s New York Law Enforcement Challenge Program.

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Fri Apr 29, 2011

Short-term options for study and travel have increased rapidly at SUNY Oswego in recent years, including a unique, first-time program that culminates in May with a trip to Iceland.

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Fri Apr 29, 2011

The National Science Foundation has awarded SUNY Oswego nearly $600,000 over five years to provide scholarships to recruit and retain talented students who otherwise could not afford to pursue degrees in science and technology fields.

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Thu Apr 28, 2011

Power is returning on a building-by-building basis to the SUNY Oswego main campus, with full campus expected to be up around 3 p.m. Most of the campus had temporarily lost power due to a National Grid issue shortly after noon.

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Thu Apr 28, 2011

More than 1,400 students are preparing to make their next steps in life after Oswego’s 150th spring Commencement on May 14, and a number have secured footholds toward successful, even prestigious, careers.

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Wed Apr 27, 2011

Stephen Rosow, a SUNY Oswego professor and chair of the political science department, will serve a month as Distinguished Visiting Professor at Australian National University.

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Wed Apr 27, 2011

ESPN anchor Steve Levy, one of SUNY Oswego’s most recognizable alumni, will return to campus to host the sesquicentennial edition of one of the college’s longest standing traditions Friday, May 13.

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Wed Apr 27, 2011

An initiative of the city’s Campus-City Relations Committee and SUNY Oswego’s Campus Life during finals week will encourage students residing off campus to donate rather than discard household and personal items as they prepare to leave town for the summer.

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Wed Apr 27, 2011

SUNY Oswego bestowed new awards for excellence in service April 15 in a campus ceremony. Dr. Marcia Burrell of the curriculum and instruction faculty accepted the President’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. Michelle Bandla, coordinator of first-year programs, received the President’s Award for Excellence in Professional Staff Service.

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Tue Apr 26, 2011

The college began testing its emergency notification system today (April 26) at 10:55 a.m.

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Thu Apr 21, 2011

Office workers and others aiming to sharpen their on-the-job effectiveness and prepare for their next promotion can take advantage of an initiative that will begin in May at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center.

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Thu Apr 21, 2011

SUNY Oswego senior graphic design majors Holly DePue, left, and Nicholas Coughlin are shown installing pieces for the spring Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition at Tyler Art Gallery.

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Wed Apr 20, 2011

The College-Community Orchestra will present works of Wagner and Bizet in concert Wednesday, May 4

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Mon Apr 18, 2011

Yvaline Dorce, a sophomore biochemistry major at SUNY Oswego, has been awarded a spot in a prestigious three-year summer pre-med enrichment program at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Fri Apr 15, 2011

A group of local and national educators will gather April 29 in downtown Syracuse to share their insights in an open discussion on using culturally relevant teaching to help students learn.

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Fri Apr 15, 2011

Rich Thompson, a former member of the Count Basie Orchestra, will sit in on drums for the spring concert of SUNY Oswego’s jazz ensembles on Thursday, April 28.

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Thu Apr 14, 2011

Dr. James A. MacKenzie, SUNY Oswego associate professor of biological sciences, has earned the college Provost’s Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity for his enthusiastic approach and dedication to research and teaching.

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Thu Apr 14, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s first GENIUS Olympiad science and art competition has invited more than 170 high school finalists from 45 countries and 32 states to the college this summer, and has attracted a noted National Geographic photographer as keynote speaker.

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Wed Apr 13, 2011

A historian of the Civil War will speak April 27 and 28 at SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center, first on women as historians and then on the 16th Connecticut Regiment.

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Wed Apr 13, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s first recipient of the State University Chancellor’s Award for Internationalization will use the $4,000 prize to support the first offering of a course on sustainability in Ecuador.

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Tue Apr 12, 2011

After students of last summer’s SUNY Oswego musical theatre skills institute offered rave reviews, the college’s School of Communication, Media and the Arts will bring back Summerfame, July 17 to 29.

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Mon Apr 11, 2011

Rice Creek Field Station will display a new forests exhibit Saturday, April 23, as it celebrates both Earth Day and the International Year of Forests.

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Fri Apr 08, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s substation No. 1 on Sixth Avenue on campus went down at 10:32 p.m. Thursday, shutting off power to the campus. Power was restored at 4:20 a.m. Friday.

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Thu Apr 07, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s Students in Free Enterprise team recently won its regional business-projects competition for the third consecutive year, once again cashing its ticket to the nationals in May.

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Thu Apr 07, 2011

SUNY Oswego School of Education students will share the fun and fascination of hands-on technology with Syracuse City School District students at Quest on April 13.

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Wed Apr 06, 2011

Noted poet, bestselling novelist and leading feminist literary figure Marge Piercy and her husband will appear Wednesday, April 20, at SUNY Oswego for an Ernst & Young Lecture Series event.

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Wed Apr 06, 2011

A SUNY Oswego student researcher will make a presentation at Quest on Wednesday, April 13, about how he has advanced chemistry faculty member Webe Kadima’s years-long study in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on plants that help diabetic patients.

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Wed Apr 06, 2011

The Quartet of Happiness will bring its original take on jazz and humor to SUNY Oswego on Wednesday, April 20.

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Tue Apr 05, 2011

A graduate of SUNY Oswego who has become a leader in the marketing and communications field will address honors students and their families at Oswego’s annual Honors Convocation on April 15.

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Tue Apr 05, 2011

SUNY Oswego faculty artists Trevor Jorgensen on clarinet and Robert Auler on piano will offer a variety of musical works in a 3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, Faculty Artist Series concert titled “Rich Repertoire” in Sheldon Hall ballroom.

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Fri Apr 01, 2011

Jukebox the Ghost will take the stage with catchy, energetic songs in an Indie Series concert Friday, April 15.

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