Tags:  World Awareness

Tue Oct 02, 2012
Gift supports international education

An alumnus who was the first in his family to have a passport and had his life changed by a study abroad experience through SUNY Oswego has made a generous gift to the college to pass on the opportunity of international experience to current and future students.



Wed Sep 12, 2012
Paraguayan government honors Lewis with medal

The Paraguayan Ministry of Education in August bestowed a medal on Tracy K. Lewis, a SUNY Oswego professor of modern languages who has helped focus attention on the South American country as it made its way out of dictatorship to parliamentary democracy.



Thu Aug 30, 2012
Institute creates campus, community links for global engagement

SUNY Oswego will formally launch the Institute for Global Engagement this fall, though the organization already has been active in a world of ways promoting international awareness among students, faculty, staff and community.



Wed Apr 25, 2012
Graduate student earns Austrian grant to teach in Salzburg

SUNY Oswego student Benjamin Gerardi, due to receive a master’s in education in May, will spend the 2012-13 school year teaching in Salzburg as a guest of the Austrian government.



Fri Apr 13, 2012
GENIUS Olympiad names finalists from 49 countries, 32 states

SUNY Oswego’s GENIUS Olympiad has chosen as finalists 248 science, art, creative writing and architectural design projects from around the globe, and will invite their high school-age authors and the students’ mentors to spend June 24-29 in Oswego.



Wed Mar 28, 2012
Agreement to bring dozens of South Korean students

A South Korean university will send dozens of students to SUNY Oswego in January as the most visible example to date of the college’s increased recruitment of international students.



Mon Mar 19, 2012
International singing star Arif Lohar to wrap cultural series

A Campus Center arena concert will bring internationally known Pakistani singers Arif Lohar and Arooj Aftab to SUNY Oswego at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11.



Thu Jan 19, 2012
SUNY Oswego class successfully summits Mount Kilimanjaro

A 23-member team from SUNY Oswego successfully reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in mid-January as part of a class that brought learning to new heights.



Wed Dec 07, 2011
Chinese students to complete chemistry degrees at SUNY Oswego

SUNY Oswego last month signed its first international agreement for a mutual degree program in the natural sciences, establishing a “two-plus-two” program in chemistry with Zhejiang Gongshang University in Hangzhou, eastern China.



Mon Nov 14, 2011
Oswego named a top-producing Fulbright campus

The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized SUNY Oswego as one of this year’s Fulbright Scholarship “top producers.” Two Oswego faculty members are studying and teaching overseas on Fulbright awards, one in India and the other in Kenya.



Fri Oct 28, 2011
Journalist to discuss malaria's continuing global toll

Sonia Shah, investigative journalist and award-winning author will make the keynote presentation for SUNY Oswego’s fifth annual Hart Hall Global Awareness Conference at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in Room 101 of Lanigan Hall.



Thu Sep 29, 2011
Brazil's Science Without Borders to send students to Oswego

Becoming a destination for students in Brazil’s Science Without Borders project shows SUNY Oswego’s growing reputation in global education, Interim Provost Lorrie Clemo said.



Thu Sep 29, 2011
Professor's book explores development of entrepreneurship, innovation

“Science and Technology Based Regional Entrepreneurship,” edited by SUNY Oswego professor Sarfraz Mian, takes a global view on how nations, regions and communities attract and sustain economic development through technological innovation.



Fri Sep 16, 2011
SUNY Oswego history professor earns new Fulbright to India

SUNY Oswego Distinguished Teaching Professor of History Geraldine Forbes will share her knowledge, and collect more, through a Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer Fellowship to India.



Wed Sep 14, 2011
SUNY Oswego expands relationship with Zhejiang university

The leaders of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University in Hangzhou, China, and SUNY Oswego on Sept. 9 signed a degree articulation agreement to jointly deliver bachelor’s degrees to Chinese students in three majors: business administration, human resource management and marketing.



Thu Sep 01, 2011
SUNY Oswego assists Nigerian education training effort

SUNY Oswego’s Benjamin Ogwo led a team of five other faculty members to his native Nigeria this summer to help train college professors to prepare teachers in technical vocations.



Tue Jul 26, 2011
'Caravanserai' to promote understanding of Pakistani cultures

SUNY Oswego’s Artswego will be among only five arts organizations nationwide to host groundbreaking performances, campus residencies and community dialogues in the first year of a program aimed at fostering better understanding of cultures throughout the many-hued world of Islam.



Wed Jul 20, 2011
Fulbright Scholar to educate researchers in Kenya

Dr. Faith Maina, a SUNY Oswego faculty member and a new Fulbright Scholar, looks forward to returning this school year to Kenya, her native land, as she seeks to build the research and writing skillsets of young Kenyan scholars.



Tue Jul 05, 2011
Colorful awards ceremony closes global GENIUS Olympiad

SUNY Oswego faculty member Fehmi Damkaci declared all 223 young scientists and artists from 34 countries and 31 states the winners at the closing awards ceremony June 30 of the first GENIUS Olympiad.



Wed Jun 22, 2011
Professor's book examines ethnic political movements

A new book by Dr. Lisa Glidden of SUNY Oswego’s political science department looks at how indigenous movements developed in South America, as well as factors behind ethnic political actions across the globe.



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