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

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

Fulbright Canada Awards Kevin White Visiting Research Chair

Fulbright Canada Awards Kevin White Visiting Research Chair

Fulbright Canada, part of the prestigious global Fulbright program, has awarded Kevin White of the anthropology faculty a spring 2017 visiting research chair in trans-border studies at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. In addition to teaching classes in his areas of expertise, White said he plans to conduct research at the Six Nations of

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