School of Business and School of Education ceremony at 9 a.m. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of Communication, Media and the Arts ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Admission by ticket, five allotted to each graduate. 312-2106.
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center
Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
First Summer Session begins
Tuesday, May 28, noon - noon
Location: Oswego and vicinity
Thursday, June 6, noon - noon
Thursday, June 20, noon - noon
Goal: Cultivate a deeper and broader degree of human understanding by:
• Developing additional courses and co-curricular activities that bring students into contact with issues of gender, race, ethnicity and cross-cultural experiences to help them develop the skill sets needed to negotiate multi-perspective situations;
• Providing robust support for research and scholarly activities that explore the achievements and sufferings of cultures different from one’s own;
• Promoting and valuing openness, diversity and inclusiveness in all campus activities.
Goal: Promote appreciation for the richness of diversity, people and voices by:
• Building a critical mass of underrepresented faculty, staff and students by designing comprehensive plans that will guide campus diversity efforts and develop performance measures to evaluate the success of those plans;
• Becoming a recognized authoritative voice that speaks out on international issues and events;
• Establishing programs such as conversations about teaching that allow faculty to explore pedagogical and other issues related to cultivating a diversity of views in the classroom.
Goal: Expand multicultural and international understandings and experiences for students, faculty and staff by:
• Developing new international program opportunities that enhance the cultural competency of faculty, staff and students and encourage them to serve as global messengers;
• Bringing the nation and the world to our campus and community through visiting lecturers, performers, artists, scholars and researchers of distinction;
• Promoting a welcoming climate for hosting international visitors and scholars to our campus.
Goal: Demonstrate a commitment to stewardship of the world environment beginning with our campus by:
• Developing and implementing an action plan for campus sustainability that incorporates the learner-centered and campus-engagement concepts;
• Expanding research, scholarship, action and demonstration projects on responsible global citizenry, including inquiry of climate change;
• Providing leadership for local and regional sustainability efforts.