News Release Archives: September 2010


Thu Sep 30, 2010

SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station will offer a pair of workshops in alternative energy and wise consumer decision-making for K-12 teachers on Saturday, Oct. 16.

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Thu Sep 30, 2010

SUNY Oswego has a longstanding educational partnership with the nation of Benin, and Dr. Alfred Frederick, the college’s distinguished service professor of curriculum and instruction, plans to do the same with Brazil.

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Thu Sep 30, 2010

Aviv Quartet. The award-winning Aviv Quartet of Israel, global performers at such esteemed venues as Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House, will open the Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Sheldon Hall ballroom. More...



Thu Sep 30, 2010

Orientation sessions greeted 1,400 freshmen this summer.Applications to attend SUNY Oswego set a 21st century high again this year, but the college held to its quality standards and largely kept the numbers of undergraduate admissions in line with those of recent years. More...



Wed Sep 29, 2010

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.

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Tue Sep 28, 2010

Rehearsal image of Lucy aloof to danger.The SUNY Oswego theatre department’s Oct. 14 to 17 presentation of “Dracula” will tap into the primal fear and attraction of the unknown that has fanned the popularity of vampire plays, movies and books, new and old. More...



Mon Sep 27, 2010

SUNY Oswego’s sixth annual Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit will explore a new dimension—the rapidly heating, consumer-driven realm of 3D and personal devices—as it presents a panel of media experts on Thursday, Oct. 14.

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Wed Sep 22, 2010

SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations will hold an intermediate QuickBooks workshop on three successive Saturdays in October.

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Wed Sep 22, 2010

Executive career coach and best-selling author Lois Frankel will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at SUNY Oswego as part of the college’s Ernst & Young Lecture Series on Women and Work.

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Tue Sep 21, 2010

SUNY Oswego RSVP staff members Ellen Wahl and Helen Milam will offer an overview of retirement options at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Pulaski Public Library.

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Mon Sep 20, 2010

A long run in Ghana could go a long way in helping the country get healthy, aspiring marathon runner Cheryl Groce-Wright hopes.

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Thu Sep 16, 2010

SUNY Oswego’s Astronomy Club will host a “Stars Over Oswego” telescopic viewing event at the Romney Field Observatory from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29. 

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Thu Sep 16, 2010

Rehearsal image of Dracula with Lucy.The SUNY Oswego theatre department will roll back the clock on the ageless phenomenon of the vampire drama, presenting the original stage adaptation of “Dracula” Oct. 14 to 17. More...



Thu Sep 16, 2010

It’s not all that common that someone can say that they spent five weeks over the summer in Lynchburg, West Virginia, to search for artifacts at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, but senior Stephanie Hallinan can.

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Thu Sep 16, 2010

Fehmi Damkaci, an assistant professor of chemistry at SUNY Oswego, is leading an effort to attract high school GENIUSes from around the globe to do research and artwork on environmental issues.

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Thu Sep 16, 2010

The Office of Business and Community Relations will offer a pair of free presentations Oct. 6 aimed at helping area contractors, builders and developers harness energy-saving, smart techniques to better serve residential and commercial customers.

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Thu Sep 16, 2010

The burrows of ancient, squishy animals, preserved in what now is black shale in Upstate New York, may tell SUNY Oswego paleontologist Diana Boyer and some of her students part of a story of marine life extinction more than 300 million years ago.

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Thu Sep 16, 2010

Bioethicist Dr. Udo Schuklenk will address growing issues related to informed consent among Third World participants in drug trials at SUNY Oswego’s 22nd annual Warren Steinkraus Lecture on Human Ideals on Oct. 2.

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Wed Sep 15, 2010

Singer/songwriter Rocky Votolato. Acoustic troubadour Rocky Votolato of Seattle will open the Indie Series at SUNY Oswego in a concert Friday, Oct. 1, in Sheldon Hall ballroom. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. concert. More...



Tue Sep 14, 2010

SUNY Oswego this fall will feature talks on financial planning for women, strategies for women to succeed in the office and on-the-job sexual harassment as part of the Ernst & Young Lecture Series on Women and Work.

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Tue Sep 14, 2010

Sol y Canto, a Boston-based national touring group, will offer a lecture, demonstration and songwriting workshop during a two-day SUNY Oswego residency in conjunction with its performance, titled “Sabor y Memoria,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.

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Sun Sep 12, 2010

Architect's rendering of future sciences facility.Members of the SUNY Oswego community and the greater Oswego community, including dignitaries from Albany, will celebrate the start of building Oswego’s new sciences facilities and the opening of the Village residential units in two events Friday, Sept. 17. More...



Wed Sep 08, 2010

The Third of May by  Leigh Yardley.SUNY Oswego alumna Leigh Yardley, a painter whose latest work chronicles the oil spill off the Louisiana coast, will appear Friday, Sept. 24, at her upcoming exhibit, “Consumed,” at Oswego State Downtown. More...



Fri Sep 03, 2010

Sol y Canto.Boston-based ensemble Sol y Canto and New York City’s Sweet Plantain String Quartet will serve up musical fare with spicy Latin flavors at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, in Waterman Theatre at SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Hall. More...



Fri Sep 03, 2010

Author Chip Kidd reading. Chip Kidd, celebrated book-cover designer turned novelist, will speak several times to the campus and community Wednesday, Sept. 15, at SUNY Oswego, including his featured talk at 7 p.m. in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre. More...



Fri Sep 03, 2010

Oswego students showing school spirit.Oswego’s college colors have started painting the world through today’s Green and Gold Day. More...



Thu Sep 02, 2010

SUNY Oswego’s biological field station at Rice Creek, south of the main campus, will undergo a $1.75 million to $2 million redevelopment as part of the rebirth of science facilities at the college.

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Wed Sep 01, 2010

The National Science Foundation recently awarded SUNY Oswego a $200,000 catalyst grant to assess the status of women faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Wed Sep 01, 2010

SUNY Oswego visiting Fulbright Scholar Mark Harris was a mid-career educator at a Brisbane institute of technology when he decided to “have a go” that put him on track to retrain faculty instructors in new techniques for vocational teaching.

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Wed Sep 01, 2010

An $86,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will provide SUNY Oswego meteorology faculty member Scott Steiger and his students the tools to chase the most intense snowstorms to collect first-of-its-kind data.

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