Tags:  Sustainability

Fri Apr 18, 2014
SUNY Oswego saluted as 'green college'

In time for Earth Day, the Princeton Review recognized SUNY Oswego as one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in North America. The education services company profiles Oswego in the fifth annual edition of “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges.”



Thu Apr 10, 2014
Oswego professor co-authors book advocating environmental 'thrivability'

SUNY Oswego sociology chair Tim Delaney and co-author Tim Madigan of St. John Fisher College’s philosophy department take on some of today’s most difficult socio-philosophical issues—overpopulation, biodiversity and climate change—in a new book titled “Beyond Sustainability: A Thriving Environment.”



Fri Mar 28, 2014
Bike Share initiative rolling at SUNY Oswego

The new SUNY Oswego Bike Share program provides refurbished bicycles to students up to a semester at a time to encourage fitness and cost savings while helping cut down on car trips.



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.



Wed Nov 06, 2013
Grant boosting locally grown produce bountiful for students, farmers

SUNY Oswego’s decade-old, farm-to-campus food program has put it in the company of three other campuses that will work toward promoting locally grown vegetables and the sustainability of healthy, local foods at all SUNY institutions.



Wed Sep 11, 2013
Green features 'ingrained' in Shineman Center design, construction

SUNY Oswego’s new Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation stands as an environmentally friendly space brimming with sustainable innovations in science, engineering, design and construction that educate as they conserve.



Wed Sep 11, 2013
New Rice Creek Field Station helps set example in sustainability

SUNY Oswego’s renewed Rice Creek Field Station, set among nearly 400 forever-wild acres south of campus, showcases its commitment to the natural world, utilizing such features as solar power, a state-of-the-art heating-cooling system, green construction materials and rain gardens to demonstrate conservation in practice.



Wed Aug 28, 2013
Cortese to receive honorary degree at Shineman Center's dedication

One highlight of the dedication ceremony for SUNY Oswego’s Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation on Friday, Oct. 4, will be awarding an honorary doctorate to a seminal figure in the advancement of sustainability in higher education.



Wed Aug 14, 2013
SUNY State Fair tent to feature Oswego exhibit Aug. 27

In anticipation of the opening of two new science facilities at SUNY Oswego this fall, the college will showcase the sciences in its New York State Fair exhibit Tuesday, Aug. 27, in the State University’s tent.



Tue Jun 25, 2013
Area high school students honored for GENIUS at SUNY Oswego

Students from Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School, Central Square’s Paul V. Moore High School and Manlius Pebble Hill School were among competitors from around the globe taking home honors in the recently concluded third annual GENIUS Olympiad at SUNY Oswego.



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 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.



Tue Apr 02, 2013
Sustainability Fair to feature 'Before the Lights Go Out' author

Maggie Koerth-Baker, science editor of popular group blog Boing Boing and author of “Before the Lights Go Out,” will headline SUNY Oswego’s 2013 Sustainability Fair on Wednesday, April 17.



Thu Mar 28, 2013
County's high schools invited to local GENIUS environmental competition

SUNY Oswego has launched an Oswego County branch of the college’s global GENIUS Olympiad competition for high school student projects aimed at highlighting or solving environmental issues.



Fri Mar 22, 2013
Horowitt appearance to launch 'innovation ecosystem' in Oswego

As part of SUNY Oswego’s community incubator initiative, National Grid on Tuesday, April 9, will co-sponsor an appearance of venture capitalist Greg Horowitt to launch the project, called “Thrive.”



Wed Feb 13, 2013
Oswego's campuswide read to key on Dust Bowl, sustainability

Timothy Egan’s “The Worst Hard Time,” a story set during the environmental catastrophe known as the Dust Bowl, has earned the nod as SUNY Oswego’s 2013 Oswego Reading Initiative selection.



Thu Nov 10, 2011
New sustainability minor underscores going green

A new minor degree program aims to provide students with greater knowledge and experience in environmental issues and the growing job market related to sustainability.



Fri Oct 14, 2011
Drilling completed for SUNY Oswego's 240-well geothermal field

Contractors for SUNY Oswego reached a milestone Oct. 12 when they drilled the 240th and final geothermal well to help heat and cool the new Science and Engineering Innovation Corridor.



Mon Jun 20, 2011
Drilling of geothermal wells begins for SUNY Oswego science building

Drilling for geothermal wells as part of SUNY Oswego’s new Science and Engineering Innovation Corridor has begun, college officials reported, meaning neighbors can expect more noise than usual around Washington Boulevard.



Thu Mar 24, 2011
Alternative-fuel cars to energize Sustainability Fair on April 13

Alternative-fuel vehicles will help power the Sustainability Fair on Wednesday, April 13, at SUNY Oswego, as fairgoers learn about everything under the sun—and wind—to make their lives and homes greener.



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