Talk: "The Grand Challenges Project: Fresh Water for All"
Leigh Allison Wilson -- professor of English and creative writing, director of the Creativity Lab and Digital Oz, and director of the Interdisciplinary Programs and Activities Center at SUNY Oswego -- will discuss this project as part of a Brown Bag speaker series tying into the "We Are Lake Ontario" exhibition. Her interdisciplinary work at the college has promoted applied learning and civic engagement collaborations between the college and the Oswego community. Wilson has published two collections of short stories "Wind: Stories" and "From the Bottom Up" and has won the Flannery O'Connor Award. Her flash fiction, stories and essays have appeared in The Georgia Review, Harper's, The Kenyon Review, Mademoiselle, The Southern Review, The Washington Post and elsewhere, and has been read on NPR's Selected Shorts. Free. Part of SUNY Oswego's two-year, college-wide Grand Challenges Project: Fresh Water for All. For more information, visit oswego.edu/grand-challenges.
Location: Oswego State Downtown, corner of West First and Bridge streets, Oswego
Thursday, June 21, noon - 1 p.m.
Third summer session begins
Wednesday, June 20, 2:25 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
This is a monthly meeting of the faculty group participating in the iPad pilot program. Any faculty interested in exploring the use of mobile devices for instructional purposes is encouraged to attend.
9/9. 9/10, or 9/11 meeting - This meeting will start with a brief overview of some of the most useful video recording and editing apps available for the iPad. It will also examine how files may be transferred from the iPad to your computer. The rest of the meeting will focus on Q&A and discussion amongb the participants. (There are three meeting times listed to accommodate diverse faculty schedules. The same topic will be discussed at each meeting.)