News Releases - April 2004
OF LIGHT' REPRESENTS CAMPUS, COMMUNITY COLLABORATION
Upcoming performances for the multimedia
production "Voices of Light" May 6 and 7 at SUNY Oswego will represent
a large-scale campus and community collaboration, according to Dr.
Julie Pretzat, the show's musical director
TEXT ON MEDICAL ETHICS FILLS NEED
Dr. Robert Card brought two projects to
fruition at SUNY Oswego this semester. His first book, "Critically
Thinking About Medical Ethics" rolled off the presses less than a month
before he began teaching "Medical Ethics," a new course he developed at
GRANTS SUPPORT STUDENT-FACULTY COLLABORATION
Since SUNY Oswego's geology program
instituted its required capstone experience, "all the students are
really, really fired up about doing research," said Dr. Sharon Gabel,
associate professor of earth sciences. Now the college's new
Student/Faculty Collaborative Challenge Grant program has arrived to
help support such work.
DEMOCRACY PROJECT TARGETS STUDENT ENGAGEMENT
SUNY Oswego is one of nearly 200 campuses
throughout the country working to increase student engagement and
community involvement through the American Democracy Project.
BUSINESS LEADER TO RECEIVE HONORARY DEGREE
William B. Davis, president and chief executive officer of the
Metropolitan Development Foundation of Central New York, will speak at
SUNY Oswego's morning Commencement ceremony on May 15 and receive an
PROFESSOR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD
Dr. Ray O'Donnell of SUNY Oswego's
chemistry department received the Henry Hill Award for Outstanding
Contributions to the Professional Status of Chemists and Chemical
Engineers last month at the national meeting of the American Chemical
ON TRAGIC ACCIDENT TO OPEN
"Friends: One Day . . . One Wrong Turn,"
an exhibition detailing a deadly drunk-driving accident involving seven
college students at Colgate University, will have its Central New York
premiere when it opens Wednesday, April 21, at SUNY Oswego.
VOCALISTS ANONYMOUS 4 TO PERFORM
When the award-winning vocalists Anonymous
4 participate in the upcoming multimedia production "Voices of Light"
at SUNY Oswego, it will be as part of the acclaimed group's farewell
DANCE OF 1940s FEATURED IN PRODUCTION
Period music and dancing will fill the
Waterman Theatre stage when the curtain rises on the SUNY Oswego
theatre department's spring musical "The 1940s Radio Hour" on Friday,
OSWEGO NAMES NEW PROVOST
Dr. Susan M. Coultrap-McQuin will be the
new provost and vice president for academic affairs at SUNY Oswego,
President Deborah F. Stanley announced. Currently the
dean of social and behavioral sciences at Minnesota State University,
Mankato, Coultrap-McQuin will assume her position at Oswego in July.
SOUND OF 1940s BROUGHT TO STAGE FOR MUSICAL
The look and sound of the 1940s will come
to the Waterman Theatre stage with the SUNY Oswego theatre department's
spring musical "The 1940s Radio Hour."
PROFESSOR TO PRESENT READING, NEW BOOK
Lewis Turco, emeritus professor of English
writing arts at SUNY Oswego, will give a reading and debut his latest
book at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, in Penfield Library's Lake Effect
Cafe on campus.
MAJOR TO MAKE STUDENTS, COLLEGE MORE MARKETABLE
The recent state approval for SUNY Oswego
to offer a bachelor's degree in biochemistry aims to make both the
college and its students more marketable in the future.
TO FEATURE 120 TALKS, ADIRONDACK HISTORY KEYNOTE
In addition to more than 200 presenters from the SUNY Oswego campus
community, this year's Quest on Wednesday, April 21, will feature a
keynote speaker on Adirondack history through postcards.
EXECUTIVE TO SPEAK AT HONORS CONVOCATION
Michelle K. Rea, the executive director of
the New York Press Association, will speak at Honors Convocation at
10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, in the Hewitt Union ballroom on campus.
QUEST PROJECT PROBES HOW MEDIA MISUSE STATS
Kimberly Trela, a senior majoring in
journalism and sociology at SUNY Oswego, will explore "How the Media
Misuse Statistics" at 9:15 a.m. in Room 105 of Lanigan Hall at Quest on
COMPOSER ILLUMINATES 'VOICES OF LIGHT'
The first time he saw Carl Dreyer's 1928
silent film classic "The Passion of Joan of Arc," composer Richard
Einhorn said he felt a "sense of utter amazement and wonder." That
experience led him to create the multimedia experience "Voices of
Light," which will come to SUNY Oswego's Waterman Theatre for shows at
8 p.m. May 6 and 7.
GROUP TO HOST PEACE ACTIVIST
Syracuse peace activist Ed Kinane will
speak on "Iraq: Eyewitness to Invasion and Occupation" at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 14, in the main lounge of Hewitt Union. The campus
Coalition of Peace Education sponsors his admission-free talk.
TO GET MAKEOVER ON 'QUEER EYE'
Another SUNY Oswego alumnus will get
national television exposure when "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" airs
April 20 on Bravo.
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