Talk: Monica Haller
Coordinating artist Monica Haller will discuss the Veterans Book Project, on display at Tyler Art Gallery, hosting a library of books each authored by a person with first-hand experience of war. Free. 315-312-2112.
Location: 114 Marano Campus Center
Thursday, Oct 5, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
I Am Oz Speaker: Kate Fagan
Kate Fagan, columnist and feature writer for espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, will talk on her memoir "The Reappearing Act," which covers her experiences as a gay athlete at the University of Colorado. Fagan, a columnist and feature writer for espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, is a panelist on ESPN's "Around the Horn" and can also be seen on "Outside the Lines." Previously, she spent three seasons covering the NBA's 76ers for the Philadelphia Inquirer. The author will offer a question-and-answer session after her talk, and will sign copies of her latest book, the bestselling "What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen." Part of SUNY Oswego's I Am Oz Diversity Speaker Series. Talk begins at 6:30 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/parking. For more info, see https://www.oswego.edu/news/story/espn-writer-kate-fagan-speak-about-experiences-athlete-coming-out
Location: Ballroom, Sheldon Hall
Tuesday, Oct 10, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Men's Tennis vs. OCC (scrimmage)
Location: Romney outdoor tennis courts
Thursday, Sept 28, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Women's soccer vs. Plattsburgh
Location: Laker Soccer Field
Friday, Sept 29, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept 26, 6:53 p.m. - 6:53 p.m.
Are you interested in
The Future of Higher Education?
You are invited to join
a discussion of books
on the future of higher education.
Books are now available on reserve in the library.
Or, why not order a copy through Interlibrary Loan
or purchase one for yourself through the bookstore or on-line?
You are encouraged to read the book in advance,
but, if unable to do so, please come hear the discussion anyway.
12:40-1:40 Campus Center 133
Wednesday, February 9 - Kamenetz, Anya (2010), DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing.
This is a thought-provoking look at changes in higher education. Kamenetz discusses the challenges of access, cost, and quality and gives many examples of how people are responding by using technology, independent study, unbundled learning, and other strategies. She offers resources to students for their own education. This book is a glimpse of future possibilities.
Wednesday, March 9 - Kuh, George D. (2008). High Impact Educational Practices: What they are, Who has access to them, and Why they Matter (AAC&U)
This short publication defines a set of educational practices that have a significant impact on student success. George Kuh explains why they benefit all students and seem to benefit underserved students even more than their more advantaged peers. This is a very good book on increasing student success on campuses of the future.
Wednesday, April 6 - Wildavsky, Ben (2010). The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities are Reshaping the World (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press)
International competition is transforming the world of higher education. From new universities in China, India and Saudi Arabia to satellite campuses of Western universities in Dubai and Singapore, the landscape of higher education is changing. This is creating a new global meritocracy and new challenges for the future
Sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
To express interest, ask questions, or suggest future readings, contact John Kane or Susan Coultrap-McQuin.