Expanded math camp keys STEM retention effort
SUNY Oswego launched an expanded math bridge camp in August for first-year students in STEM majors. Supported by a SUNY grant for its potential as a template for other colleges and universities, the weeklong camp is a key strategy in the college’s retention efforts in science, technology, engineering and in mathematics itself.
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.
Thu Oct 15, 2015
SRC establishes endowed scholarship program for SUNY Oswego business, engineering students
SUNY Oswego will offer four new scholarships to Central New York students, thanks to the generosity of a Syracuse-based research and development company.
Wed Oct 07, 2015
STEM student retention rises thanks to NSF grant, campus teamwork
A five-year National Science Foundation grant to increase SUNY Oswego retention of freshmen and sophomores in science, technology, engineering and math programs through Early Summer Scholars and other support services has succeeded beyond expectations in its first three years, fueling an expansion.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
SUNY Oswego boosts diversity, geographic draw with incoming class
Nearly 2,200 new students—more than 1 in 4 from traditionally underrepresented groups and the most in history from outside Central New York—started classes this fall at SUNY Oswego.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
First exhibition for gallery's home away from home set Sept. 6 to Oct. 4
SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Art Gallery @ Penfield Library will host its first exhibition starting Saturday, Sept. 6, as the main gallery awaits its rebirth in renovated Tyler Hall about a year and half from now.
Fri May 02, 2014
Debt free, experience rich, first Possibility Scholars prepare to graduate
Advancing understanding of how microbes can help clean up soil after an oil spill, identifying effective methods to survey and track mammal populations, and developing a user-friendly online education platform are just some of the ways the first recipients of SUNY Oswego’s Possibility Scholarship, all from Syracuse, are making a difference in the world.
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 Sep 13, 2013
SUNY Oswego secures $1.2M to draw STEM students, workers to teaching
The National Science Foundation has awarded SUNY Oswego a five-year, $1.2 million grant for a scholarship program to help create a pipeline of science, technology, engineering and math teachers for high-need school districts.
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.
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.
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 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.
Fri Apr 20, 2012
STEM education leader to welcome newest SUNY Oswego alumni at Torchlight
A leading national advocate of science, technology, engineering and math education will encourage SUNY Oswego graduates of all majors to continue pursuing discovery and innovation as alumni when she speaks Friday, May 11, at the college’s Commencement Eve festivities.
Thu Mar 29, 2012
SUNY Oswego conference to explore intersections of feminism, science
Expert speakers in the fields of feminism, science and technology will highlight a conference Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, at SUNY Oswego.
Mon Jan 23, 2012
Science Today offerings to focus on women in field
SUNY Oswego will present a series of lecturers this semester from universities such as Harvard and Yale, Spellman and Illinois—as well as the local campus—on women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions.
Tue Nov 15, 2011
Sea Grant executive to address careers for women in science
SUNY Oswego will host a top executive of New York Sea Grant Wednesday, Nov. 30, as she discusses women in the sciences at the college on Lake Ontario’s shore as part of the Science Today lecture series.
Fri Apr 29, 2011
Federal grant to provide $600K for science scholarships
The National Science Foundation has awarded SUNY Oswego nearly $600,000 over five years to provide scholarships to recruit and retain talented students who otherwise could not afford to pursue degrees in science and technology fields.
Tue Jul 14, 2009
Possibility Scholarship to support future scientists, engineers
SUNY Oswego’s new Possibility Scholars program aims to help students in the Oswego and Syracuse City School Districts who otherwise would not be able to afford pursuing degrees in science and technology fields.
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