In Relation to Oswego Values

SUNY Oswego's vision statement in "Engagement 2000," states in part Oswego students will be the focus of an educational community enlivened by a passion for learning where integration and application of knowledge are valued  awareness of social responsibility [is] rooted in our academic culture. Our values statement includes: a strong and innovative academic community based on social justice; serving public mission and regional needs (SUNY Oswego Self-Study Report for Middle States Commission on Higher Education, March 2002:4).

The gerontology minor fulfills the vision of 'application of knowledge' and 'awareness of social responsibility' and helps to fulfill our values of social justice and public and regional needs.