Team Sheldon works toward academic excellence in schools
Team Sheldon—a partnership for academic excellence among SUNY Oswego’s School of Education, seven Oswego County school districts and the county’s Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation (CiTi)—plans a “slam” in May to mark another year of learning and achievement in the Oswego County Professional Development Schools Initiative.
Thu Apr 21, 2016
High school students introduced to careers in STEM
SUNY Oswego professor Dr. Damian Schofield, director of the college’s graduate program in human-computer interaction, speaks recently to Syracuse-area high school students at STEM Careers Day at Upstate Medical University’s Biotech Accelerator on East Fayette Street.
Wed Apr 22, 2015
GENIUS Olympiad boosts entries, adds business competition
GENIUS Olympiad, SUNY Oswego’s global high school competition for environmental innovation and advocacy, has drawn 39 percent more entries than last year, and for the first time has invited projects in entrepreneurship and business social responsibility for the June 15 to 19 event.
Wed Feb 11, 2015
Tarandi Foundation gives $50,000 to endow scholarships for Sheldon Institute
Every summer for two weeks, hundreds of youth in grades 2 through 10 come to the SUNY Oswego campus to explore topics ranging from music, art and dance to science, cooking and history during the Sheldon Institute.
Thu May 29, 2014
SUNY Oswego to offer free high school Summer Robotics Institute in July
Several dozen high school students will gather July 7 to 11 at SUNY Oswego to learn about robots from the college’s engineering faculty.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
College invites entries for second annual Oswego County GENIUS competition
Central Square’s Paul V. Moore High School has launched a hydroponics project supported by its prize from last year’s Oswego County GENIUS Olympiad, just as it and other high schools prepare to enter the second annual competition, set for Earth Day on April 22 at SUNY Oswego.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Robotics contests provide STEM 'gateway', says SUNY Oswego educator, coach
Dan Tryon, a SUNY Oswego technology education faculty member, said the robotics team he helped form with another parent last fall did not dream of making it to the VEX Robotics World championships in April.
Fri Aug 30, 2013
Graduate student uses video games to help tutor students in reading
SUNY Oswego’s Keri Frazer, a master’s candidate in the literacy program, thinks digital technology—even video games—can turn the key to unlock reading and writing for struggling students.
Wed Aug 28, 2013
SUNY Oswego graduate students to mentor middle-schoolers in STEM
Graduate students at SUNY Oswego this spring will join those from five other SUNY colleges and universities to expand an afterschool program to mentor high-need middle school students in the science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.
Thu Aug 01, 2013
SUNY Oswego to welcome Eck as interim chief of staff
Kristi Eck, education program director at Say Yes to Education in Syracuse, will join the administration of SUNY Oswego at the start of the fall semester Aug. 26 as interim chief of staff for President Deborah F. Stanley.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
GENIUS environmental competition to draw global finalists
The SUNY Oswego GENIUS Olympiad finals open Monday, June 17, welcoming more than 400 competitors and their mentors from around the world, including Kayla Vidal and Bilgenur Sirin of the Syracuse Academy of Science.
Fri May 17, 2013
GENIUS judges choose student winners from Central Square, Fulton
SUNY Oswego’s first local environmental competition will send one young scientist from Paul V. Moore High School in Central Square and two from Fulton’s G. Ray Bodley High School to the GENIUS Olympiad finals in June at the college.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
GENIUS Olympiad invites 550 finalists, advisers to SUNY Oswego
SUNY Oswego’s GENIUS Olympiad has invited 550 students and advisers representing 58 countries and 36 states to the third annual finals of the global high school environmental competition June 16 to 21 on campus.
Wed Jan 30, 2013
Partnership aims to boost minorities in engineering
SUNY Oswego has partnered with the National Action Council on Minorities in Engineering to award scholarships starting this fall to increase enrollment in engineering fields for students from underrepresented groups.
Wed Dec 05, 2012
Mentor-Scholar program brings OMS students, families together for campus visit
SUNY Oswego’s Mentor-Scholar program welcomed more than 45 Oswego Middle School students and their families for an afternoon visit to SUNY Oswego on Nov. 30.
Wed Nov 21, 2012
SUNY Oswego interns help district youngsters' social skills SOAR
SUNY Oswego students have worked since spring to help the Oswego City School District’s youngest students lift their social and emotional skills under a program called SOAR.
Wed Sep 12, 2012
RISE supports undergraduate research, creativity
SUNY Oswego, moving to increase already substantial opportunities for student research and creative projects, has established an office to provide support and pique student interest in hands-on, faculty-mentored work.
Wed Aug 29, 2012
$872,523 grant to help Oswego students stay with STEM
The National Science Foundation recently awarded SUNY Oswego a five-year, $872,523 grant to boost the retention of freshmen and sophomores in STEM majors.
Wed Feb 15, 2012
Grant aids SUNY Oswego program to recruit teachers for urban schools
A three-year, $43,910 grant through the state Education Department’s Teacher Opportunity Corps will boost a SUNY Oswego School of Education program to increase the number of students of color training for careers in urban schools.
Wed Feb 08, 2012
GENIUS Olympiad environmental competition invites worldwide entries
The GENIUS Olympiad, SUNY Oswego’s global environmental competition for high school-age scientists and artists near and far, has opened applications for a 2012 edition that also invites young writers and architects to submit projects.
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