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Wed Sep 21, 2016
Oswego professor, students explore green solution for air quality

Vadoud Niri of the SUNY Oswego chemistry faculty and his undergraduate assistants worked steadily—and quietly—for three years researching five common houseplants as agents for removing potentially hazardous chemicals such as acetone from the air. Then the American Chemical Society took note of their work, and it is quiet no longer.



Mon Aug 08, 2016
Grant supports college's effort to protect rare moth, turtle habitat

SUNY Oswego faculty and students have taken on a project to slow or stop the advance of cattails threatening to choke the sensitive Oswego County habitat of two rare species, the bog buckmoth and bog turtle.



Tue May 17, 2016
Leadership Oswego County fills backpacks for Sandy Creek schoolchildren

The Leadership Oswego County class of 2016, a program of SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations, recently held an alumni reunion that raised over $1,500 for a backpack program benefitting children and families in the Sandy Creek Central School District.



Fri Dec 11, 2015
Hundreds of donated toys to delight deserving children

SUNY Oswego’s 28th annual Toy Drive gathers hundreds of games and dolls, sports gear and art supplies, and much more, in time for the first pickup Dec. 11 for donations to the Oswego County Children’s Fund and its 900 recipient children throughout the county.



Wed Nov 18, 2015
Applied learning: Students build mobile air-quality sensors

Students of SUNY Oswego computer science professor James Early (left) work with mobile air-quality sensors they assembled for use on a study-travel experience in London.



Tue Sep 01, 2015
Student leadership in sustainability earns national recognition

SUNY Oswego recently achieved the silver level in Purposeful Networks’ Student Actions Awards for spring 2015, earning the honor for demonstrated student leadership and engagement in activities that positively impact the community and the planet.



Thu Jun 18, 2015
As more students struggle with English, Syracuse teachers go back to school

A group of Syracuse elementary and secondary teachers are building their expertise to teach students with limited English proficiency through a partnership with SUNY Oswego and the New York State Education Department.



Wed Feb 25, 2015
Grant aims to reduce obesity in children in U.S., abroad

SUNY Oswego recently earned a highly competitive grant from 100,000 Strong in the Americas to train students here and in Brazil to implement a health-and-wellness program to fight childhood obesity in both countries.



Tue Dec 16, 2014
Holiday Toy Drive making spirits bright

SUNY Oswego’s Holiday Toy Drive, now in its 27th year, continues to be a major factor in trying to ensure every kid in Oswego County has at least one toy to open during the holiday season.



Thu Dec 04, 2014
Student society holds book fair fundraiser for literacy projects

Students in the SUNY Oswego chapter of the education honor society Kappa Delta Pi held a book fair during the first week of December in the Marano Campus Center.



Thu Dec 04, 2014
Tarandi Foundation gives $25k to support Oswego Bookmobile

Thousands of Oswego County youth will continue to have access to books over the summer and avoid the summer setback in their learning, thanks to the generous support of the Tarandi Foundation.



Tue Nov 25, 2014
College toy drive underway to brighten holiday for county kids

Members of the SUNY Oswego community are helping spread holiday cheer to needy families across Oswego County through the college’s 27th annual Toy Drive.



Thu Nov 20, 2014
Oswego professor trains Kenyan scholars, publishes their work

When Fulbright Scholar Faith Maina of SUNY Oswego realized her Kenyan post-graduate students and even some new faculty members in her class at Moi University would encounter difficulties publishing the research papers they had prepared for her class, she took matters into her own hands.



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.



Fri Dec 06, 2013
Oswego's ONE chapter wins national challenge for anti-poverty actions

Students belonging to the SUNY Oswego chapter of the anti-poverty group ONE recently won a national challenge for awareness-raising and lobbying efforts.



Thu May 23, 2013
Leave Green sale helps environment, social causes

SUNY Oswego’s Leave Green sale continues from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday (May 24) and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (May 25) in the Campus Center’s Swetman Gymnasium.



Fri Mar 29, 2013
Lebanon-Oswego class partnership boosts global learning

Students in a SUNY Oswego women’s studies course engaged online with an international-management class in Lebanon for five weeks last semester, moving along a new path to intercultural learning and global connections.



Fri Mar 15, 2013
Education professor to assist in Brazilian state's school development

Dr. Alfred Frederick, distinguished service professor in SUNY Oswego’s School of Education, will be a visiting professor and scholar in residence at the State University of Piaui in Brazil beginning this summer.



Tue Feb 19, 2013
SBDC offers free 'What's Next?' business success event

SUNY Oswego’s Small Business Development Center will host a series of idea-filled workshops for business success on such topics as marketing, business visioning and crowd-funding on Thursday, March 21.



Wed Feb 13, 2013
Oswego looks good on Obama's College Scorecard

Oswego’s costs trend low, its graduation rates high. That’s the snapshot of SUNY Oswego on the new College Scorecard that President Barack Obama released Feb. 13 to show “where you can get the most bang for your educational buck.”



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