News Release Archives: February 2012


Wed Feb 29, 2012

At SUNY Oswego last year, 19 faculty members offered a service-learning component in coursework to more than 430 students. In 1998, when Dr. Laura Brown began offering students a service-learning option in an introductory gerontology course, only a couple of other Oswego courses challenged students to get out in the community to apply what they were learning in class.

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Tue Feb 28, 2012

There’s a new face in King Alumni Hall – and soon at Oswego alumni events everywhere.

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Fri Feb 24, 2012

The SUNY Oswego women’s studies department’s 23rd annual “Women Aloud” performances on Thursday, March 8, will highlight 150 years of growth and change in feminism on the theme “Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future.”

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Wed Feb 22, 2012

While the entire SUNY Oswego campus was without power for a time early this morning (Feb. 22), only south campus was affected for several hours. Electricity was fully restored to all areas of campus by around 6:30 a.m.

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Fri Feb 17, 2012

Grammy-winning tenor saxophonist David Sanchez will bring a blend of Latin and Afro-Caribbean influences to a very American musical language in concert Wednesday, March 7.

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Fri Feb 17, 2012

[The following story appears courtesy of Brandon Costa, Sports Video Group]

It’s the biggest day of the year in Oswego. SUNY Plattsburgh is in town. The SUNYAC regular-season men’s hockey game may not mean much to most outside the modest Upstate New York city on the banks of Lake Ontario; but here? It may as well be Super Bowl Sunday.

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Fri Feb 17, 2012

SUNY Oswego will show the works of Joseph Ray, a senior from Marcellus, in an exhibition of his “plein air” paintings titled “Nature Through Abstraction” March 9 to April 7 at Oswego State Downtown.

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Thu Feb 16, 2012

SUNY Oswego groups will collaborate in a fast-paced and varied evening at the “Collage” concert, an annual fundraiser for the music department, on Friday, March 2.

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Wed Feb 15, 2012

A three-year, $43,910 grant through the state Education Department’s Teacher Opportunity Corps will boost a SUNY Oswego School of Education program to increase the number of students of color training for careers in urban schools.

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Wed Feb 15, 2012

SUNY Oswego faculty and staff volunteers and donors gather for the annual Wear Red Day fundraising campaign Feb. 3 to raise awareness of heart disease, which kills more women than any other ailment, organizers said

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Wed Feb 15, 2012

More than 1,700 SUNY Oswego students contributed $4,817.74 to the Oswego County Humane Society thanks to a Dec. 8 Miss-a-Meal event through the college’s Dining Services.

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Wed Feb 15, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s sociology department will host the college’s fourth annual Sportsmanship Day Symposium on Thursday, March 1.

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Mon Feb 13, 2012

A frequent walk down the stairs became a walk down the aisle for 1975 graduate Judy Jaffie.

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Thu Feb 09, 2012

The travails and triumphs of Edward Austin Sheldon, who founded what is now known as SUNY Oswego, will come to life when a famous alumna and four students present excerpts of his autobiography, letters and favorite music in “Speaking of Sheldon …” on Feb. 25 and 26.

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Wed Feb 08, 2012

The GENIUS Olympiad, SUNY Oswego’s global environmental competition for high school-age scientists and artists near and far, has opened applications for a 2012 edition that also invites young writers and architects to submit projects.

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Tue Feb 07, 2012

The Princeton Review and USA Today have named SUNY Oswego to their 2012 list of 150 “best value” colleges and universities in the nation.

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Mon Feb 06, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s new E-Commerce Incubator in Fulton will host a “What Business Should I Start?” workshop from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.

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Fri Feb 03, 2012

A range of performances and presentations will celebrate Black History Month during February at SUNY Oswego.

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Fri Feb 03, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s Division of Extended Learning will offer a series of American Management Association Professional Courses and University Certificate Program starting Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center.

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Fri Feb 03, 2012

SUNY Oswego alumnus Al Roker, co-host of NBC’s “Today” show, separates fact from fiction in “Laker Lore,” the latest installment in the college’s sesquicentennial video series.

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Thu Feb 02, 2012

A new SUNY Oswego program will support new faculty on the path to grant writing and research in the summer before their employment traditionally begins.

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Thu Feb 02, 2012

A $90,000 federal grant has helped advance a SUNY Oswego project to catalog and map the origins of at least 160,000 centuries-old Native American and other artifacts from archeological sites around the state

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Wed Feb 01, 2012

“City of Thieves,” a novel by acclaimed author and screenwriter David Benioff about two teens embarking on a near-impossible journey in Soviet Russia, is the Oswego Reading Initiative selection for 2012-13.

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Wed Feb 01, 2012

Filmmaker Ayesha Khan, who has been called a bright new voice in Pakistan’s burgeoning film industry, will discuss the documentary “Made in Pakistan” as part of a three-day campus residency for the Caravanserai cultural engagement program.

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