Campus Update

Mon Nov 16, 2015
Oswego earns 2016 Best for Vets recognition

Military Times has named SUNY Oswego a 2016 Best for Vets College, ranking it among only 125 four-year colleges and universities nationwide for the second consecutive year.

Mon Jul 11, 2016
Wilber project to complete east campus academic renewal

Modernization of Wilber Hall’s three-story tower began this summer, making it the final academic building to join a transformation of east campus over the past two decades. The project is also the last major one in the college’s effort to provide a 21st century home for the School of Education.

Fri Jul 08, 2016
College home page, career programs earn awards

The home page of earned an international honor while Career Services garnered two statewide awards.

Fri Jul 08, 2016
Police Report

Since June 13, SUNY Oswego police have investigated several motor vehicle accidents, cases of found property and suspicious person reports, making nine arrests.

Fri Jul 08, 2016

Kimberly Armani, director of SUNY Oswego Metro Center and originator of the Wednesday Walk—a guided series organized by Armani and colleagues in several other health-conscious organizations that encourages both fitness and learning—accepted the Downtown Committee of Syracuse’s Urban Innovation Award on June 23 for the “successful, trailblazing activity.” Other organizations involved in the themed walks are American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County, the Downtown Committee, Downtown YMCA, Metro Fitness and the Syracuse Crunch Hockey Club.

Mallory Bower, associate director of career services, was elected to the Commission for Career Services Directorate for ACPA. The commission examines, addresses and seeks to impact the changing and diverse role of career services in higher education within a student development framework.

Oswego business students with awardsSeveral SUNY Oswego students attended Phi Beta Lambda’s National Leadership Conferences in late June in Atlanta with support of the School of Business, with four of them placing top 10 in their respective events. Mark Prezioso, chapter president, placed sixth in the Future Business Executive category and formed a seventh-place team in Financial Analysis and Decision Making with Nick Schneller. Alyssa Facteau placed seventh in Business Communication. Sam Mitchell had a ninth-place showing in Human Resource Management. Pictured from left are Facteau, Schneller, Prezioso and Mitchell.

Karen Wolford presenting posterKaren Wolford (pictured), professor of psychology, was invited to present the MRM Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction App in June at the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps’ New York City Regional Innovation Node at Baruch College in New York City. With the tagline “By veterans, for veterans,” the mobile app developed by May 2015 master’s degree recipient Arthur Delsing under Wolford’s mentorship provides veterans—or anyone suffering from anxiety—feedback and encouragement for taking affirmative steps to reduce stress. Delsing was in the first cohort of veterans in the Wolford-coordinated trauma studies graduate certificate program, designed to serve a wide range of health care workers who encounter people emotionally shocked by war, disaster, abuse or other stressors. I-Corps grants such as the one Delsing and Wolford received seek to help entrepreneurs bring technological innovations such as the stress-reduction app to market.

Fri Jul 08, 2016
New book examines radio personalities' influence

Communication studies faculty member David Crider explores in a new book how radio announcers develop their on-air personalities, helping the nearly century-old medium endure even in the rapidly evolving live-stream and on-demand audio scene.

Fri Jul 08, 2016
Decorated authors to keynote Oswego Writing Institute

Award-winning authors Gary Schmidt and Carole Boston Weatherford will speak at Oswego Writing Institute 2016’s “Toward an Authentic Writing Classroom,” running 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 16 and 17 in Marano Campus Center.

Thu Jul 07, 2016
Community policing opportunities draw Ryan McIntyre to college team

In this issue’s Spotlight, meet Officer Ryan McIntyre, the newest member of the college’s University Police, who supports relationship-building initiatives in law enforcement.

Thu Jul 07, 2016
Two-step Google authentication activated for campus

To improve the security of SUNY Oswego email accounts, Campus Technology Services recently activated Google’s 2-Step Verification feature.

Thu Jul 07, 2016
'Ladies Who Lead' offers tales of perseverance

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley headlined a “Ladies Who Lead” panel discussion at the college on June 28, sharing personal tales of perseverance to motivate other women to mine their potential and seek leadership roles. State Sen. Patty Ritchie and the Upstate Women’s Leadership Council sponsored the evening.

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