In this issue's photo gallery, the Garth Fagan Dance Company brings sinuous order for an evening to the fast pace of campus life: lectures and hockey, master classes and residencies, fundraising and storytelling — even a military deployment ceremony. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, email pictures with a brief caption to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oswego makes list of 'Best Value Colleges'
The Princeton Review and USA Today have named SUNY Oswego to their 2012 list of 150 "best value" colleges and universities in the nation. Read more >
Athletes featured in fifth sesquicentennial video
In the fifth chapter of the anniversary video series, "Athletic Spirit," Oswego alumnus and ESPN anchor Steve Levy narrates the story of the college's athletic programs through the years. See video >
Accreditation team to assess assessment
Faculty, staff and administrators have been polishing their assessment tools and practices in anticipation of the April visit by an external team that will judge the college's fitness for reaccreditation. Read more >
Midterm grades adopted to improve retention
The midterm grade pilot program that began in 2009 became campus policy this semester in an effort to give new students a faster and better grasp on where they stand academically.
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Grant helps recruit teachers for urban schools
A grant through the state Education Department's Teacher Opportunity Corps will boost a four-year-old School of Education program to increase the number of students of color who are training for careers in urban schools. Read more >
Absorbed in learning law enforcement, extrovert and multitasker William DuMont finds his position as a dispatcher for University Police a good fit — in this issue's Spotlight.