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
The Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation, shown with the demonstration wind turbine in foreground and solar panel array on the roof, achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification, according to Cannon Design, following the final construction review by the U.S. Green Building Council. Photo by Jim Russell ’83.
Patti Tifft, secretary in economics and political science, tries out one of the new ChargePoint electric-vehicle charging stations on her 2015 Tesla S70D. The Shineman Center south parking lot’s three stations, which have the capacity to fuel up to six cars simultaneously, are among the first in Oswego County.
Several national organizations have issued their college rankings, and SUNY Oswego continues to receive high praise for affordability, hands-on learning opportunities, green practices, student and graduate success, excellent faculty and academic programs. Here are some of the college’s most recent honors: Top 25 Ranking for Online MBA: The School of Business’ online master’s in business
With more than 110 academic programs, Oswego offers a broad range of degree and certificate programs that are revised in response to advances in the discipline, the needs of our region and the changing demands of our students. This year, the college has established several new programs to meet those ever-evolving market demands. Master’s in
Mary Walker Health Center, the primary care center for SUNY Oswego students, earned three-year reaccreditation in May from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, according to Angela Brown, the new director of student health services for the college. The reaccreditation effort was led by former director Elizabeth Burns, who recently retired after 32 years of
SUNY Oswego’s University Police Department took first place in the college and university category of the 2015 National Law Enforcement Challenge, according to the International Association of Chiefs of Police. This is the third consecutive year that Oswego’s University Police has been selected as a national winner—and the first time it has come in first—in
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
Political science faculty member Helen J. Knowles co-edited and helped write Judging Free Speech (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015), a 300-page book exploring the First Amendment opinions of nine key justices over the course of a century of Supreme Court decisions. The book, co-edited by Steven B. Lichtman of Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, traces important developments in