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

College Leads Project on Transfers’ Degree Attainment

College Leads Project on Transfers’ Degree Attainment

SUNY Oswego won a nationally competitive “First in the World” grant of $2.8 million to lead an innovative program to spur degree completion rates among underrepresented transfer students. Teaming with On Point for College and Mohawk Valley and Onondaga community colleges, Oswego’s four-year grant was one of 24 awards announced under the U.S. Department of

Informatics, Engineering to Benefit from SUNY Grants

A chart showing how informatics can enhance the flow of vital information in health care frames a discussion between human-computer interaction graduate student Chris Green ’09 M’14 (left) and computer science faculty member Isabelle Bichindaritz, who recently learned that a SUNY High Needs Grant will help her continue to develop a proposed master’s degree program in biomedical and health informatics.

The college will work toward a new master’s program in biomedical and health informatics in computer science and continue to advance its engineering programs with the help of two SUNY High Needs Grants. Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced awards for SUNY’s workforce development programs at 37 colleges and universities, including $85,800 toward Oswego’s planned interdisciplinary

’Tomorrow’ Begins Today

'Tomorrow,' SUNY Oswego's new strategiv plan begins today! Visit oswego.edu/tomorrow

The holiday classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” tells the story of what the world would be like if the protag­onist, George Bailey, had never existed. A disheartened George, accompanied by an angel, travels back in time and begins to realize the impact that he has had on many people’s lives. At the climax of the

PHOTO: Student Scholar Earns Fulbright to India

Julie Lathe Schofield ’13, who earned dual bachelor’s degrees in women’s studies and English at SUNY Oswego and plans to continue with graduate school, has earned a Fulbright scholarship that will allow her to conduct research in India for around 10 months. Her funded project will examine how survivors of human trafficking can benefit from creative arts therapy. 

  Julie Lathe Schofield ’13, who earned dual bachelor’s degrees in women’s studies and English at SUNY Oswego and plans to continue with graduate school, has earned a Fulbright scholarship that will allow her to conduct research in India for around 10 months. Her funded project will examine how survivors of human trafficking can benefit

Project SMART Celebrates 10 Years of Support from Entergy

(Standing from left) Carol Burch ’83 M’94, Jason Webb ’01 M’06, Sue Witmer ’02, Kelly Sawyer (Entergy), Dr. Barb Beyerbach ’74, Jim Feeney (Entergy), Carol Carroll ’91 M’95, Dan Wood M’10, Brad DePoint ’04, Chris Cox ’96, Jamie Hefti M’00; (Seated) Dr. Marcia Burrell, Nicole Freebern M’04, Paula Meyers (Missing from photo: Stacy Dawson M’12)

Over the past 10 years, Entergy has provided Project SMART (Student-centered, Multicultural, Active, Real-world Teaching) with more than $200,000 to help fund the collaborative professional development program for K-12 teachers. In June, representatives from Entergy gathered with the teacher participants who shared stories about what the funding enabled them to do in their classrooms and