Tags:  Sustainability

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.



Fri Mar 18, 2011
Renovating, expanding science facilities includes upgrading research capability

Completion of new science facilities at SUNY Oswego may be a couple of years in the future, but state-of-the-art equipment planned for the new structure is already showing up next door as the college’s science faculty members continue their teaching and research.



Mon Jan 31, 2011
Citizens Academy on sustainability to return

The SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations will offer a citizens academy on sustainability starting Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Oswego State Downtown.



Fri Jan 21, 2011
Village certified gold by U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council has certified the 68 units of SUNY Oswego’s new residential community, the Village, as meeting the “LEED Gold” rating under its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Homes program.



Wed Oct 06, 2010
Citizens Academy to share topics about sustainable communities

SUNY Oswego will offer a Citizens Academy on Sustainability on Saturdays, Nov. 6 through Dec. 18, to inform community members about the elements of a healthy and sustainable society.



Wed Sep 29, 2010
Rating system to encourage SUNY Oswego sustainability goals

SUNY Oswego has signed on for charter membership in a tracking and rating system designed to help higher education institutions measure and reach climate impact, energy use and scores of other sustainability goals.



Wed Aug 11, 2010
Energy and Sustainability Institute for Elementary Teachers powered up

Fourth-grade teacher Kelly Moxley of Kingsford Elementary School in the Oswego City School District experiments at a new SUNY Oswego institute for elementary school teachers, giving a glimpse of the fascination Moxley’s students will experience after they assemble electric motors using little more than a coil of wire, a magnet and a D battery.



Fri Aug 06, 2010
College's new Village townhouses showcased at Aug. 19 community open house

The Village, SUNY Oswego’s new townhouse community, invites local residents to an open house featuring tours from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19.



Thu Jul 29, 2010
Video: Oswego installs wind turbine to go Laker green

Still from wind turbine installation video.Against a blue sky on the morning of July 29, crews installed the latest step in SUNY Oswego’s green effort: a wind turbine that will provide an estimated 40,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a year from atop Lee Hall.



Wed Jul 21, 2010
New institute to help K-6 teachers convey responsible energy use

Discussion among institute participants.SUNY Oswego’s living laboratory will play host in August to a teacher-training effort to deliver lessons of energy stewardship to young schoolchildren.



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