Top Historian, Author, Engineer Helps Students Discover ‘Amazing STEM Women’

Top Historian, Author, Engineer Helps Students Discover ‘Amazing STEM Women’

Jill Tietjen, chief executive officer of the National Women’s Hall of Fame, author and electrical engineer, spoke to a standing-room only crowd on Sept. 10 about scientific and technical women, whom she featured in her bestselling and award-winning book, Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America. Her visit was part of the

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Antenna Maker Awards $100K Research Grant to Wireless Lab

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Antenna Maker Awards $100K Research Grant to Wireless Lab

The college’s Advanced Wireless Systems Research Center has won a two-year, $100,000 research grant from a Western New York antenna manufacturer to co-develop high-efficiency compact anten­nas for railway transpor­tation systems and, potential­ly, other applications. Patanjali Parimi, director of the research center and principal investigator for the grant, said STI-CO Industries of Orchard Park made the award

SUNY Grants Support Development of Academic Programs to Meet Workforce Demands

SUNY Grants Support Development of Academic Programs to Meet Workforce Demands

The college has earned three SUNY High Needs grants totaling $197,000 to expand programs in human development, health services administration, and biomedical and health informatics. The SUNY-wide Office of Academic Affairs and the Provost approved proposals for: Expansion and extension of the undergraduate human development program “to meet the need for community and social service

Snapshots: Faculty Research and Creative Work

Snapshots: Faculty Research and Creative Work

Combatting Obesity Amy Bidwell (left) and Elizabeth Keida of the health promotion and wellness faculty meet in Mary Walker Health Center to talk about a program to help obese children in Oswego County and in northeast Brazil learn about nutrition, exercise and behavioral triggers for unhealthy eating. Thanks to earning a highly competitive grant from

Tarandi Foundation Provides Support to Two Oswego Formative Educational Experiences

Tarandi Foundation Provides Support to Two Oswego Formative Educational Experiences

The Tarandi Foundation recently made generous gifts to two organizations that support the education and development of young people in Oswego and the surrounding areas. The foundation recently donated $25,000 to support the Oswego Book­mobile, which currently distributes approximately 5,000 books to 2,000 children in Oswego every summer. The foundation also established the Sheldon Institute

Fulton Savings Bank Scholarship Enters 17th Year

Fulton Savings Bank Scholarship Enters 17th Year

Since 1998, Fulton Savings Bank has been helping the brightest local students make their college dreams a reality. The bank awards seniors with the highest GPAs from all high schools in Oswego County and the Baldwinsville Central School District with $500 a year for four years to attend SUNY Oswego. Kaylee May ’15, who earned

Faculty Research and Creative Work: Turtle Monitoring

Turtle Monitoring

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

Faculty Research and Creative Work: Children’s Heart Health and Lead

Junior biochemistry major Ethan Walker ’16 prepares to load a slide with a blood sample as Kestutis Bendinskas of the chemistry faculty observes.

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