News Releases - March 2004
RENOWNED DESIGNER MARY MCFADDEN TO SPEAK
Mary McFadden, one of the top names in the
fashion and design industry, will share her knowledge and experience at
7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Room 105 of Lanigan Hall. Artswego and
the SUNY Oswego art department
co-sponsor her admission-free talk, which is open to the public. A
reception will follow.
MASTERPIECE 'VOICES OF LIGHT' COMING TO CAMPUS
"Voices of Light," a multimedia production
that blends the screening of the silent classic film "The Passion of
Joan of Arc" with live music headlined by Anonymous 4, will take the
stage of Tyler Hall's Waterman Theatre at 8 p.m. May 6
RADIO HOUR' TO OFFER THEATRICAL LOOK AT BROADCASTING
The SUNY Oswego theatre department will
peek behind the curtain of old-time radio with the spring musical
"1940s Radio Hour," opening on Friday, April 23, in Tyler Hall's
TO FINISH SEASON WITH STUDENT EXHIBITION
Tyler Art Gallery will
showcase student work through the 2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts
Exhibition, which will run from April 16 to May 15.
LIBRARY TO HOST BOOK SALE FUND-RAISER
The Penfield Library Associates Book Sale,
the largest annual fund-raiser for the campus library, will
take place April 12 to 14.
FACULTY MEMBER TO PRESENT VIOLIN RECITAL APRIL 18
Seung Hee Yang, assistant professor of
music at SUNY Oswego, will present classical works for violin at a solo
recital at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 18, in the Sheldon Hall ballroom.
TO COMMEMORATE BUSINESS CENTERS' 20TH ANNIVERSARY
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of New
York State Small Business Development Centers, the SUNY Oswego
Small Business Development Center will host an open house from noon to
2 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at Rich Hall.
TO CREATE PLAY ABOUT ABUSE SURVIVORS
A grant and a residency program will
enable a group of SUNY Oswego students to create a play about surviving
RESEARCH PAPER BECOMES BOOK, DONATION
In his first history class at SUNY Oswego two years ago, Tim Nekritz
chose the Oswego Public Library as the topic for his big research paper.
TO PARTICIPATE IN $3 BILLION CHALLENGE
The State University of New York launched a $3 billion fund-raising
challenge, when Chancellor Robert L. King met with the board of
trustees in March, and SUNY Oswego is planning to meet its share of the
OSWEGO SCHEDULES INFORMATION SESSION ON MBA
SUNY Oswego's MBA program will host an
information seminar for prospective students at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April
13, in Room 112 of the Oswego State Education Center in Phoenix.
SCREENING TO BE OFFERED AT AWARENESS DAY
Alcohol Awareness Day will be observed
April 7 at SUNY Oswego with a free screening and other activities,
including a mock DWI arrest. The events will take place between 10 a.m.
and 2 p.m. in the formal lounge of Hewitt Union.
REHEARSE FOR 'NEW
Student playwrights, directors and actors have begun the interactive
process that will culminate with this year's "New Voices" readings of
six one-act plays.
A recital of works by Franz Schubert will take place at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 24, at the Church of the Resurrection, 120 W. Fifth
St. in Oswego.
VOICES' TO FEATURE STUDENT WRITING, DIRECTING, PERFORMING
SUNY Oswego student playwrights, directors and actors will collaborate
for the 11th annual "New Voices" at 6 p.m. March 27 and 28 in Tyler
Hall's lab theatre.
PERCEPTIONS WEEK TO RAISE AWARENESS
A number of activities designed to raise awareness of disability issues
are planned for Challenge Perceptions Week, March 22 to 27 at SUNY
QUARTET TO PERFORM BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS WORKS
SUNY Oswego faculty will present a chamber music concert of piano
quartets by Beethoven and Brahms at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 1, in Room
101 of Lanigan Hall on the SUNY Oswego campus.
SMALL-CLASS PROGRAM TO EXPAND
SUNY Oswego plans to extend its innovative FirstChoice network of small
classes to all new freshmen next fall and downsize the classes at the
same time. Capped at 25 students in the past, the menu of freshmen-only
classes will drop to a maximum enrollment of 19 students next fall.
EXPECTED FOR OPEN HOUSE APRIL 5
Hundreds of prospective students and their families will explore SUNY
Oswego during the college's 27th annual Open House.
SPEECHWRITER, CARNEGIE PRESIDENT TO ADDRESS COMMENCEMENT
Two nationally known figures will speak at SUNY Oswego's dual
commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 15, when they receive honorary
degrees from the State University of New York.
WINS RECOGNITION FOR SERVICE TO FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS
Kathleen Evans, associate dean of students at SUNY
Oswego, was one of 10 people recognized as the nation's Outstanding
First-Year Student Advocates last month at the annual Conference on the
First-Year Experience in Texas..
BAND TO JOIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA FOR APRIL 7 SHOW
The Uptown Society Orchestra and Oswego State Jazz Orchestra will join
forces for a 7 p.m. performance on Wednesday, April 7, in the Hewitt
Union ballroom at SUNY Oswego.
CREEK FIELD STATION TO BLOOM WITH SPRING ACTIVITIES
Bird-watching courses, nature hikes and children's creative activities
are among the spring activities slated at SUNY Oswego's Rice Creek
CENTER MARKS WOMEN'S 'HERSTORY' MONTH
March is Women's "Herstory" Month, and the SUNY Oswego Women's Center
will continue its annual observance with a series of free evening
activities on campus after the college's spring break.
SHANGAI CIRCUS COMES TO TOWN MARCH 25
The New Shanghai Circus will offer up feats of skill and daring when it
performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at Tyler Hall's Waterman Theatre
as part of the Artswego series.
STUDENT WORK EXHIBITED AT TYLER ART GALLERY
Visitors to Tyler Art Gallery will see the best work of SUNY Oswego
students at the 41st annual Juried Student Art Exhibition and Master of
Arts Thesis Exhibition. The public is invited to view the
admission-free exhibitions, which run from March 5 to 12 and March 22
to April 5.
WEEKEND TO UNFOLD MARCH 19 AND 20
An internationally renowned lineup of jazz performers and educators
will present clinics and concerts for scholastic musicians during the
first-ever Oswego County High School Jazz Weekend March 19 and 20 at
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