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.
Men's Lacrosse vs. Potsdam
No admission fee.
Location: Laker Turf Stadium
Wednesday, April 25, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Baseball vs. Cortland
No admission fee
Location: Laker Baseball Field
Friday, April 27, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, April 25, 5:54 a.m. - 5:54 a.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.