SUNY Oswego, recipient five years ago of the prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, retains the designation on the new list of just 361 colleges and universities nationwide for 2015. The tribute from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recognizes colleges and universities that deeply intertwine community engagement in their leadership, curriculum, outreach programs,
Tania Ramalho, left, and Alfred Frederick of SUNY Oswego’s School of Education attended Brazil’s second National Conference on Education, held recently in that nation’s capital, Brasilia. Frederick contributed to the national discussion of education through his ongoing work with educators in Brazil. They were the only attendees from the United States at the conference.
The National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education has granted continued accreditation to Oswego’s School of Education for the next seven years. The accreditation board did not cite any areas of concern or areas for improvement. The school met all six standards for both initial and advanced teacher preparation at undergraduate and graduate levels.
A wealth of advanced manufacturing equipment, labs and talented faculty and students have positioned SUNY Oswego to “go public,” offering businesses around the region a place to develop and refine products and designs. The effort will provide the college’s technology students hands-on, commercial experience and provide advanced services to companies in such areas as computer-assisted
In December, four student PR teams presented their final projects for their COM 416 Capstone in Public Relations course, knowing that their school work could make a significant difference in the lives of many Oswego County residents. That’s because the students completed research, developed goals, wrote and designed marketing and training materials, established timelines, created
William Bowers joined the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs as associate provost for research development and administration. He holds a B.S. in biotechnology from Rochester Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology from the University of Rochester, both in Rochester, N.Y. His most recent position was associate director of research at
Peter A. Rosenbaum of the biological sciences faculty has won a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant to lead a multidisciplinary team to monitor elusive bog turtles at sites in Wayne and Seneca counties. The $58,000 grant, “Population Monitoring and Habitat Monitoring for the Bog Turtle at Two Sites in the Prairie Peninsula and Lake
Laura Donnelly (left) of the English and creative writing faculty recently released “Watershed,” an award-winning poetry collection whose genesis is a story of observation, practice and perseverance. “Watershed” earned the 2013 Cider Press Review Editors Prize and was published by the company. In this collection, Donnelly finds inspiration in the often-overlooked work and experiences within
A $99,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help chemistry faculty member Kestutis Bendinskas, James MacKenzie of the biological sciences department and three undergraduate students advance understanding of how low levels of lead affect children’s cardiovascular health. Building on the work of a previous $1.8 million, multi-institutional NIH grant, Bendinskas is trying to
Kestutis Bendinskas of the chemistry department recently rose to editor of the American Journal of Undergraduate Research, a peer-reviewed, open-source publication for student scholarly and creative work in a wide variety of fields. Provost Lorrie Clemo accepted the role of first sponsor of the multinational journal on SUNY Oswego’s behalf. Joining Bendinskas on the independent