Speaker: Dr. Hilary McManus
Alumna Dr. Hilary McManus will discuss her role in a global initiative for women in science and her February journey to Antarctica. She is one of the first participants in the Homeward Bound organization, which is targeting 1,000 women with science backgrounds over the next 10 years to become the decision-makers who will develop new policies and lead the change. She is a member of the biology faculty at Le Moyne College, where she earned the Louis D. DeGennaro Undergraduate Mentor Award. Part of the Feinberg Excellence Fund Series on Gender and Sports. Free; parking in lot 8, along Washington Boulevard in front of Shineman Center.
Location: Room 175, Shineman Center
Thursday, April 26, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Concert: Chamber Orchestra - Ballet
Members of SUNY Oswego's College-Community Orchestra will perform pieces by Bach, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn and Mozart. The Orchestra will be joined by dancers ages 5 to 21 from the college's "Intermediate Ballet Technique" class and others from the Oswego Ballet Academy. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/parking. 315-312-2130.
Location: Ballroom, Sheldon Hall
Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Baseball vs. Cortland
No admission fee
Location: Laker Baseball Field
Friday, April 27, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Men's Golf - 12th Laker Spring Invitational
No admission fee.
Location: Oswego Country Club, 610 W 1st St, Oswego, NY 13126, USA
Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday, April 26, 6:04 p.m. - 6:04 p.m.
A devastating fire gutted the auditorium of the Normal School Building, aka Old Main, in 1941. The building, and the college, would rise from the ashes.
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt stopped on campus to meet with students and other members of the campus community.
A large crowd gathers on the front steps to listen to a musical performance in the 1950s.
A look at a sign to the Admissions Office in the 1950s. The Admissions Office departed the building subsequently but has since returned.
An image from the 1950s featuring its prominent purgola (at right), a walkway from the building to the trolley stop. Despite many attempts, the structure did not survive the ravages of time.
Overhead view of Sheldon Hall with a background that includes Splinter Village -- former armed forced barracks used to temporarily meet the residential and academic needs of a campus dealing with a post-World War II boom of students through the GI Bill and greater desire for higher education.