News Release Archives: April 2013


Tue Apr 30, 2013

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Oswego County, established on the SUNY Oswego campus in 1973 as a means of dealing with the loneliness and depression of senior citizens, celebrated its 40th anniversary during National Volunteer Week, April 21-27.

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Mon Apr 29, 2013

Cuban master percussionist Emilio del Monte will perform with the SUNY Oswego Latin Jazz Ensemble and the Rochester-based Mambo Kings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, in a free concert at Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.

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Sun Apr 28, 2013

When Dan Young pushes a button on top of the robot’s head, “Thriller” starts to play and the robot starts to dance. Young is a graduate student in SUNY Oswego’s human-computer interaction program . . . Read more.

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Fri Apr 26, 2013

The Oswego Alumni Association will present the Outstanding Senior Award to two candidates for May graduation at the Commencement Eve Dinner preceding SUNY Oswego’s traditional Torchlight Ceremony on May 17.

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Fri Apr 26, 2013

The new home of SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station will open for fall-semester classes in late August, and trails will remain open to the public as construction wraps up.

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Fri Apr 26, 2013

A new desktop 3D printer in SUNY Oswego’s Penfield Library recently built a model of a snake’s skull from a CT scan, marking the first student-created object for the new machine, available for campus and community printing projects with at least a week’s notice.

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Fri Apr 26, 2013

SUNY Oswego’s GENIUS Olympiad has invited 550 students and advisers representing 58 countries and 36 states to the third annual finals of the global high school environmental competition June 16 to 21 on campus.

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Thu Apr 25, 2013

Two distinguished State University of New York educators will address SUNY Oswego’s graduates at the 152nd Commencement on Saturday, May 18.

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Thu Apr 25, 2013

A new and traditional media executive, entrepreneur and industry leader, and a pioneer in cable television and broadcast production services, 1977 SUNY Oswego graduate Louis A. Borrelli Jr. will serve as master of ceremonies at the college’s Commencement Eve Dinner and Torchlight Ceremony on May 17.

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Thu Apr 25, 2013

SUNY Oswego’s Nicole Decker, assistant director for user support in Campus Technology Services, is the recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Professional Service.

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Thu Apr 25, 2013

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, a division of SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations, seeks people willing to walk together while adding strength, enhancing balance and having fun in the company of others in walking clubs throughout Oswego County.

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Mon Apr 22, 2013

The works of two young composers will premiere in a free College-Community Orchestra concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at SUNY Oswego’s Waterman Theatre.

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Mon Apr 22, 2013

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, a division of SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations, and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield will sponsor a falls prevention informational workshop for veterans of military service on Wednesday, May 1, in Mexico.

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Thu Apr 18, 2013

Internationally known trombonist and composer Michael Davis, who has toured with the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra and other famous musicians, will appear in concert on Wednesday, May 1, at SUNY Oswego.

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Tue Apr 16, 2013

As a part of the Thrive Oswego County Community Incubator initiative, the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations will host the Oswego County Community Awareness Regarding Exceptional Services (CARES) Expo. The May 9 expo will showcase a wide range of human services available to Oswego County residents, as well as several mini seminars of community interest.

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Tue Apr 16, 2013

Princess Winnifred (Clare Bawarski) shows strong resolve to land her prince, Dauntless (Daniel Distasio), in SUNY Oswego’s production of “Once Upon a Mattress.”

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Mon Apr 15, 2013

SUNY Oswego’s Dr. Carolina Ilie, who in five years with the physics faculty has compiled what her department chair called “an extraordinary record of mentoring students in research,” received the college’s new Provost’s Award for Mentoring in Scholarly and Creative and Activity.

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Mon Apr 15, 2013

Irene Scruton has joined SUNY Oswego’s School of Business as director of the college’s master’s of business administration programs, announced Richard Skolnik, dean of the school.

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Fri Apr 12, 2013

SUNY Oswego junior zoology major Lacey Brown will spend 10 weeks this summer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in a highly selective Research Experience for Undergraduates program in biology and neuroscience.

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Fri Apr 12, 2013

Dr. K. Brad Wray, professor of philosophy and author of an authoritative book on philosopher Thomas Kuhn, is this year’s recipient of the SUNY Oswego President’s Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity.

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Thu Apr 11, 2013

SUNY Oswego’s Lisa Evaneski, assistant dean of students for judicial affairs, recently received a national honor, the Student Impact Award, from the American College Personnel Association’s Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues.

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Thu Apr 11, 2013

The SUNY Oswego College Choir, State Singers and Festival Chorus will perform Monday, April 29, in a free public concert featuring a cornucopia of compositions spanning the 16th century to the present day.

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Wed Apr 10, 2013

SUNY Oswego meteorology faculty member Scott Steiger and students next winter will study lake-effect snow up close and personal thanks to $320,000 from the National Science Foundation and an armada of instrument-loaded vehicles, including an airplane to fly into the heart of the storms.

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Wed Apr 10, 2013

SUNY Oswego’s On Screen/In Person film series will wrap up its season Tuesday, April 18, at Oswego Cinema 7 with a collection of six films titled “What We Need Is the Impossible!”

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Tue Apr 09, 2013

The annual SUNY Oswego Honors Convocation on Friday, April 19, will recognize more than 100 academic achievers and feature a talk by an Oswego alumna who has built a career in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

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Tue Apr 09, 2013

Lupe Fiasco, a rapper noted for music on controversial social and political issues, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena.

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Fri Apr 05, 2013

“Once Upon a Mattress” will aim to be a treat for eyes and ears when it takes the stage at SUNY Oswego’s Waterman Theatre starting with a preview at 8 p.m. Thursday April 18.

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Fri Apr 05, 2013

“Game of Thrones” co-creator David Benioff, author of the 2012-13 Oswego Reading Initiative selection “City of Thieves,” will make a free public appearance at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena.

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Fri Apr 05, 2013

A SUNY Oswego geology student will give his research team’s presentation April 17 at Quest on the Fallbrook Recreation Center dam removal project and its effect on groundwater and fish.

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Thu Apr 04, 2013

Little did SUNY Oswego senior Katharyn Christiana know it at the time, but her family’s frequent trips to Disney World when she was a child would set her on a roller-coaster path to a college major and research subject she will present at the Quest on April 17.

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Thu Apr 04, 2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited SUNY Oswego on Wednesday morning as a stop on his signing tour for the new state budget, the state’s third consecutive on-time budget.

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Wed Apr 03, 2013

SUNY Oswego students in graphic arts and creative writing will join forces to produce “Graphic Flash,” an exhibition starting Saturday, April 13, at Oswego State Downtown.

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Tue Apr 02, 2013

Maggie Koerth-Baker, science editor of popular group blog Boing Boing and author of “Before the Lights Go Out,” will headline SUNY Oswego’s 2013 Sustainability Fair on Wednesday, April 17.

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Mon Apr 01, 2013

Mix two original musical compositions, an orchestra, a big band, a rapper, additional vocalists, a campus grant, a crowd-sourced Kickstarter campaign and an ongoing learning project. The result is an ambitious Quest presentation by SUNY Oswego senior music major Tony Iannone.

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