Omara Rivera-Vazquez, PhD
Laker Turf Stadium kick-off ceremony
Prior to the men's soccer game, SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley will officially open the facility together with Vice President for Student Affairs Jerald Woolfolk, Director of Athletics Sue Viscomi and esteemed alumnus and member of the 1966 SUNYAC men's soccer championship squad Dan Scaia, a 1968 Oswego graduate. The first 200 students in attendance will receive a free "Laker Turf Stadium Kickoff" T-shirt and a free soft pretzel. Free. 312-3056.
Location: Laker Turf Stadiium
Tuesday, Sept 1, 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Concert: Bach cello suites by Matt Haimovitz
Renowned Israeli-born soloist Matt Haimovitz performs all six Bach cello suites, while visiting four Central New York locations. (The “moveable feast” begins with a Tuesday live-at-noon broadcast from the studios of WCNY FM (91.3), followed by a 3 p.m. appearance at the River’s End Bookstore. The musical tour resumes at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Tyler Gallery in Penfield Library.) The remaining suites at 7:30 p.m. Sheldon Hall: $15 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in lots adjacent to and across Washington Boulevard from Sheldon Hall. http://www.oswego.edu/arts. 312-2141.
Location: Ballroom, Sheldon Hall
Wednesday, Sept 16, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Field Hockey Scrimmage vs. Union
Location: Oswego, NY, Laker Turf Stadium
Friday, Aug 28, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Women's Soccer Scrimmage vs. Lemoyne
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Saturday, Aug 29, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
2015 New Jersey Event
Find out more and register: http://bit.ly/1T3Y0iT
Location: Ridgewood Country Club 96 W. Midland Ave., Paramus, N.J.
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Title: Assistant Professor of Public Justice
Education: PhD, Michigan State University
Area(s) of Speciality or Practice: Juvenile Justice, Child Abuse, Juvenile Gangs
Courses Taught: PBJ 101, PBJ 300, PBJ 387, PBJ 401
•· In progress, Rivera-Vazquez, O. & Royo-Maxwell, Sheila. Identifying Risk and Protective Factors for Child Abuse and Neglect in Puerto Rico. (2010).
•· Rivera-Vazquez, O., A. Mabiso, A. Hammad, & Williams, K.P. (2009). A Community-Based Approach to Translating and Testing Cancer Literacy Assessment Tools. Journal of Cancer Education, 24, 4 (p. 319-325).
•· Williams, K.P., Reckase, M., and Rivera-Vazquez, O. (2008). Toward the Development of Cancer Literacy Assessment Tools. Michigan Journal of Public Health, 2 (p.21-43).
•· Rosenbaum R.P., Lahousse, S., Babladelis, P., and Rivera-Vazquez, O. (2005). The Oceana Farmworker Health Study. Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 25-P-91468/5-01
•· Rivera-Vazquez, O. (2004). Predictors of having ever belonged to a gang among Black, Latino and White youth. Online Journal of Urban Youth Culture.
•· Villarruel, F.A., Walker, N.E., with Minifee, P., Rivera-Vázquez, O., Peterson, S., and Perry, K. (2002). Dónde está la justicia? A call to action on behalf of Latino and Latina youth in the U.S. justice system. Building Blocks for Youth Initiative.
•· Villarruel, F.A., Rodríguez, A. Mangrulkar, L., Paz, R., and Rivera-Vázquez, O. (2002). Positive Youth Development in the Context of International Development: The emerging agenda of the Dominican Republic. In Lerner and Wertlieb
•· Rodríguez, Michael, Morrobel, D., Torres Campos, C., Rivera-Vázquez, O. (2000). Perspectives on working with Latino Youth. In D.F. Perkins, L. Borden, J.G Keith, & F.A. Villarruel (Eds.), Community youth development: Beacons, Challenges and Opportunities.
•· Rivera-Vázquez, O., Griffin, A., Lumpkin, C., Eppler, C., Keith, J., & Villarruel, F.A. (April 20-22, 1999.). Developmental assets and social capital: A critique of the literature and integration of concepts. Presented at the Social Capital - Bridging Disciplines, Policies and Communities International Conference, Michigan State University.
•· MASTER'S THESIS: (1999). Examining the Effects of Multiple Conditions to Probation on Recidivism in Michigan, Michigan State University.
•· Maxwell, S.R. and Rivera-Vázquez, O. (1998). Assessing the Instrumental and Symbolic Elements in Attitudes toward the Death Penalty Using a Sample of Puerto Rican Students. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice. Volume 22, No. 2, Fall 1998, (pp.329).