Students, Alumni Make Connections in NYC

Students, Alumni Make Connections in NYC

More than 100 juniors and seniors from SUNY Oswego received practical career advice from alumni representing a variety of careers at the Oswego Alumni Association’s annual New York City Career Connections on Jan. 8, 2015. More than 25 alumni who work in metropolitan New York spoke with current students about their career paths, the job

SUNY Oswego Earns National Recognitions for Community Service, Engagement

Gabrielle Loftus ’17 (left), a childhood education major, welcomes Oswego Middle School students to the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation prior to a tour and workshop as part of the college’s Mentor-Scholar Program, which pairs undergraduates with students in the Oswego and Fulton school districts for academic and social mentoring.

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,

College Re-Institutes a Fall Homecoming to Unite Alumni, Campus Members

College Re-Institutes a Fall Homecoming to Unite Alumni, Campus Members

Homecoming—the word itself evokes images of school pride and celebrations across campus. Alumni who were students in the 1950s and ’60s will remember the annual fall tradition that included a parade, poster contests, sports games, food, music, the crowning of a king and queen and, of course, fun for all. The event not only drew

Oswego Educators Invited to Brazil’s National Education Conference

Brazil's National Education Conference.

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.

School of Education Praised in Accreditation Renewal

During the NCATE visit, the review team members had the opportunity to meet and talk with the School of Education’s many community partners and collaborators at the School Partnership Showcase. Here, Linda Griffin (left), chair of the NCATE review team, hears from two partners from area schools, Phoenix School District Superintendent Judy Belfield M’88 CAS’00 (center) and Robyn Proud ’87 M’98 CAS’11 (speaking), vice principal of Oswego Middle School.

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.

Technology Drives Deals, Student Opportunities with Manufacturers

Edward McCormack ’15, a technology management student at SUNY Oswego, works at the brain center of a Haas Mini Mill, a computer numeric control device that represents all that the college’s new advanced manufacturing labs can offer to area businesses for product design, development and fabrication.

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

Students Connect with Alumna to Provide PR Solutions to Community Organization

Public relations major Denvol Haye ’15 presents ideas on how Oswego County Opportunities Inc. can improve its donor relations programs, as part of the COM 416 Capstone in Public Relations. The course gives students a chance to create public relations materials for a client from the Oswego community.

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

SUNY Oswego Loves Its Donors

Love a Donor Day 2015

On Feb. 13, the Alumni and University Development office held its second annual Love a Donor Day on campus. Hundreds of students wrote personal thank you cards to express their gratitude to donors who support The Fund for Oswego. Hundreds more stopped by information tables around campus to learn how gifts to the fund support scholarships, activities and programs that directly

Passion Project Has High Hopes for World’s Fair Pavilion

Matt Silva '07

Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion tells the story of one of the last forgotten remnants of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. The documentary film, conceptualized and created by Matt Silva ’07, about the remains of renowned architect Philip Johnson’s World’s Fair Pavilion, came to campus for a pre-screening

Alumna to Technology Education Teachers: We Must Evolve

Yvonne Spicer '84 M'85, Ph.D.

When Yvonne Spicer ’84 M’85, Ph.D., started at SUNY Oswego, her degree program was industrial arts. The program name later changed to technology education, and the field continues to evolve. So, too, must its practitioners, Spicer said. She gave the keynote address at the 75th anniversary of the Fall Technology Conference, an Oswego tradition that