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 Stadium
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.
Women's Soccer vs. St. Lawrence
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Tuesday, Sept 1, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. St. Lawrence
Location: Oswego, NY, Laker Turf Stadium
Tuesday, Sept 1, 4 p.m. - 6 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.
College leaders and dignitaries dedicated the Village townhouse community and marked the occasion with a tree planting Sept. 17.
Like the groundbreaking for the Science, Engineering and Innovation Corridor earlier the same day, the ceremony focused on the new complex's role in educating students.
"We are certain that the Village will be a place where our students can grow and prosper," Vice President for Student Affairs Joseph Grant said. One benefit is the proximity to learning centers that on-campus housing provides the 348 juniors and seniors who might otherwise live in town.
The Village houses students in four- and six-person units in a complex just south of Glimmerglass Lagoon. The state-of-the-art, environmentally responsible community features such off-campus amenities as a full kitchen, furnished living rooms, laundry units in each house and a large commons building for leisure and studying.
Take a tour via these slideshows.
Residence Life and Housing Director Rick Kolenda said that the completion of the Village is a reflection of the collective efforts from a variety of different groups, including architects, construction crews, administrative planning and student focus groups.
"The community feel is something that you remember for the rest of your life," Student Association President Steven DiMarzo '11 said at the dedication. "It's what attracts good students and it's proof of how Oswego can expand and adapt."
Read what student residents have to say and look at pictures from inside the new community in the Fall 2010 issue of Oswego alumni magazine.
— Shane M. Liebler
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