Tags:  Sustainability

Wed Jun 17, 2015
High school-age researchers from around globe gather at GENIUS Olympiad

Albanian high school student Kejsi Bakiu, center, explains her and colleague Eriona Bytyci’s research project, “Biochemical Effect of Caffeine in Plant Growth,” to GENIUS Olympiad judge Ginny Stamm, a former adjunct instructor of genetics.



Thu Apr 23, 2015
Renowned designer to assist campus, community as permaculture plantings near

A noted expert and author on edible ecosystems will help inform the design and spring-planting initiatives for SUNY Oswego’s permaculture living laboratory, a sustainable micro-farm and landscape taking shape between Shineman Center and Lee Hall.



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.



Mon Apr 20, 2015
SUNY Oswego again recognized as 'green college'

SUNY Oswego is rated among the nation’s top “green colleges” again this year, Princeton Review announced in time for Earth Day 2015.



Wed Apr 08, 2015
College earns national honor for students' recycling campaign

A SUNY Oswego student-led recycling effort and social media campaign recently won one of eight honors nationally in a first-ever competition sponsored by the sustainability organization RecycleMania.



Mon Feb 23, 2015
College seeks collaboration with community on garden design

A community roundtable event concerning design of an interactive garden at SUNY Oswego will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the community room of the Oswego City Library.



Thu Feb 19, 2015
Master of arts, sustainability exhibitions to open at Penfield's Tyler Art Gallery

Six graphic design candidates for graduate degrees at SUNY Oswego will display their best work in the Master of Arts Spring Exhibition from March 10 to 27 in Tyler Art Gallery at Penfield Library.



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.



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