Jumping In

Jumping In

Rebecca Howe ’16 Public Relations Student Programs Beneficiary, Merit Scholarship Recipient, OSWEGO Alumni Magazine/OAA Intern Fueling the flame: Unrestricted Gifts, The Fund for Oswego “I knew the moment I stepped onto the Oswego campus that my life was going to change. I was ready to join clubs, meet new people, experience what Oswego offers and

Grant Support College’s Effort to Protect Rare Moth, Turtle Habitat

Grant Support College's Effort to Protect Rare Moth, Turtle Habitat

As part of a five-year, $194,500 project funded through the state Department of Environmental Conservation, SUNY Oswego students Sarita Charap ’18 (center) and Corey Kane ’17 (right) remove cattails below the waterline of a local fen to protect the sensitive habitat of two rare species, the bog buckmoth and bog turtle. Working alongside the students

Noteworthy News – Mentoring Award 2016

Noteworthy News - Mentoring Award 2016

Richard Metzgar, an art faculty member for 15 years and a frequent collaborator with students working on projects, received the 2016 Provost’s Award for Mentoring in Scholarly and Creative Activity. Coordinator of the department’s program to prepare students with a strong foundation for visual art and design, Metzgar often sponsors student artists for grants and

Education Professor Invited to Attend Prestigious Institute

Education Professor Invited to Attend Prestigious Institute

Marcia M. Burrell Ph.D., professor and chair of curriculum and instruction at SUNY Oswego, was selected to attend the 2016 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Bryn Mawr Summer Institute in July. Burrell was also invited to join the HERS Luce Program for Women in STEM Leadership. Burrell joined a group of 64 women leaders from

Advisement Awards 2016

Advisement Awards 2016

Faculty members Diane Brand of the public justice department and Christopher LaLonde of the English and creative writing department received the 2016 President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Advisement at the college’s annual Teaching and Learning Awards Ceremony in the fall. Retiring as a sergeant from the town of Clay Police Department in 2007, Brand

Noteworthy News – Teaching Excellence 2015

Noteworthy News - Teaching Excellence 2015

The President’s Award for Teaching Excellence was presented to Carolina Ilie of the physics department and Joanne O’Toole M’91 of the curriculum and instruction department. The Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence for Part-Time Faculty honored Stephanie Pritchard ’08 of the English and creative writing department. A member of the physics faculty since fall 2008, Ilie

Faculty Work with Chinese Educators to Advance Common Objectives

Faculty Work with Chinese Educators to Advance Common Objectives

Technology faculty member Donna Matteson ’83 M’88 (standing) spoke July 8 in Room 101 of Park Hall with faculty from Central China Normal University about computer-aided design software and printing technologies, one of the workshops in the three-week pedagogy- and technology-focused visit of the delegation from Wuhan. Each year since 2014, faculty members from CCNU,

College Welcomes Most Culturally Diverse Class, Campus in History

College Welcomes Most Culturally Diverse Class, Campus in History

This fall, the college welcomed to cam­pus more than 2,100 new first-year and transfer students, and the college is celebrating its most culturally diverse (defined as students who self-identify as Hispanic, Asian, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander or in more than one category) student body in the college’s history: 25.8% of the total undergraduate and

Expanded Math Camp Key to Retention Effort

Expanded Math Camp Key to Retention Effort

Last summer, SUNY Oswego launched an expanded math bridge camp for first-year students in STEM majors. Supported by a SUNY grant for its potential as a template for other colleges and universities, the weeklong camp is a key strategy in the college’s retention efforts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The initiative—SUNY Undergraduate Mathematics Success

College Hires Chief Communication Officer

College Hires Chief Communication Officer

SUNY Oswego hired Wayne Westervelt as the new chief communication officer for the college, President Deborah F. Stanley announced. “I am very pleased to welcome Wayne’s leadership in this important position,” Stanley said. “He is recognized by his colleagues as a strong team builder, seasoned communicator and innovative professional.” Westervelt brings 20 years of experience