Art Exhibition reception: "My Hometown: A Celebration of Visual Art by Our Younger Citizens"
A display of student works selected by local jurors. The exhibition will be on display to June 18. Part of SUNY Oswego and Oswego City School District "My Hometown Banner Project." Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/parking. 315-312-2112.
Location: Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall
Friday, May 26, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Planetarium Show: "A Trillion Planets!"
Astronomers now believe the stars of the Milky Way galaxy could have about a trillion planets. Planetarium Director Scott Roby explores other known planetary systems using new 3D models in updated software. Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Free, including parking in the Centennial Drive lot (E17) or Washington Boulevard lot (C8). 315-312-2790.
Location: Room 223, Shineman Center
Sunday, May 28, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Wrestling vs. RIT Dual Meet
Location: Max Ziel Gymnasium
Sunday, Nov 12, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
In fall 2008, John Kane and Greg Ketcham began exploring classroom use of Second Life using borrowed space on the Monroe Community College island and virtual land that was purchased by John Kane. At the end of the spring 2008 semester, SUNY-Oswego acquired an island in Second Life. This island is now fully open for instructional use.
Some of the facilities available for classroom use include:
An art gallery (currently containing an exhibition of some of Richard Zakin's newest work):
A cinema showing microeconomics tutorial videos:
A 1930's style diner for small group and class meetings:
An online tutoring center set up by Michael Regan:
A virtual campus center, containing an ice rink (of course) with a rideable Zamboni, a pool, an air hockey table, a Whack-a-Mole game, a dance floor, and a stage for live music performances.
A small seminar/conference room with slide presenter:
A virtual classroom in the sky:
We also have a nice beach area with rideable jetskis and windsurf boards to relax at in between classes.