On the eve of the May commencement, alumni celebrate the passing of the torch of learning from faculty and staff to the newest class of graduates. Faculty and staff will lead students and alumni representing various past class years in a procession to mark the seniors’ last night as undergraduates. Free. 315-312-2106.
Location: Marano Campus Center
Friday, May 13, 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
SUNY Oswego celebrates its 155th Commencement with three ceremonies: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at 9 a.m. School of Business at 1 p.m. School of Communication, Media and the Arts and School of Education at 4 p.m. Former Secretary of the Army John McHugh will receive an honorary degree at the 9 a.m. ceremony. Admission by ticket. Also webcast live from oswego.edu. 315-312-2106. https://www.oswego.edu/college-store/commencement
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Marano Campus Center
Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. St. John Fisher Scrimmage
Location: Laker Turf Stadium
Tuesday, Aug 23, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs. St. Lawrence
Location: Max Ziel Gymnasium
Sunday, Aug 28, noon - 1 p.m.
Reunion Weekend 2016
Join us for the biggest alumni party of the year! Visit alumni.oswego.edu/reunion for the most up-to-date information.
Location: SUNY Oswego, 7060 NY-104, Oswego, NY 13126, United States
Wednesday, May 4, 3:27 a.m. - 3:27 a.m.
2016 Alumni Mets Game
Gather with NYC-area alumni, family and friends for a day at the ballpark! http://bit.ly/1RKCBib
Location: Citi Field 123-01 Roosevelt Ave New York, NY 11368
Saturday, July 9, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
The college’s Environmental Research Center conducts various studies to improve understanding of the movement of chemical contaminants in the Lake Ontario environment and food chain and their effects on wildlife and humans. An ongoing multimillion-dollar project monitors the health of fish in all five Great Lakes. A collaboration with Clarkson University and SUNY Fredonia, it is funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The study’s data form the basis for the advisories that state health departments issue regarding consumption of fish from the lakes.
The college established the Center for Energy Education and Economic Solutions to leverage the expertise of education, business and government to promote the understanding of energy sustainability and independence for economic development solutions for the region.
The college’s Center for Neurobehavioral Effects of Environmental Toxins studies the impact of contaminants, such as those in regional waterways, as they move through the environment to humans. Its Oswego Children’s Study, which also provides a bounty of longitudinal data to other researchers, has received more than $8 million in external funding since 1990.
Biology faculty and students work to identify and protect the rare habitats of endangered species in Upstate New York and help defend the habitat these animals and plants call home.
The meteorology faculty conducts research on Great Lakes wind patterns and lake-effect snows, which has been used by the forecasters with the National Weather Service in Buffalo as well as utilities at Oswego County’s Nine Mile Point.
The college’s Environmental Research Center provides environmental consultation and analytical services to local industrial corporations and organizations.
The college’s Environmental Health and Safety Office periodically opens its health and safety training programs to public employees from surrounding communities.
President Stanley was an early signer of the 2007 American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, a pledge to develop a long-range plan to reduce and ultimately neutralize greenhouse gas emissions on the campus. The pledge commits SUNY Oswego to an array of actions in pursuit of climate neutrality, including the use of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design silver standard in new campus construction. The Campus Center, completed in 2006, met this standard, and the college aspires for gold standard as it builds new science facilities and the Village, a campus townhouse complex.