News Release Archives: May 2011


Fri May 27, 2011

Students and colleagues rave about Dr. Martha D. Bruch’s ability to make chemistry fun, hands-on and understandable in and outside her SUNY Oswego classroom, and the State University of New York system has recognized her talents through a 2010-11 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Wed May 25, 2011

SUNY Oswego will present an exhibition of 10 posters created from works in the college’s permanent art collection that depict or suggest summer, starting Wednesday, June 1, at Oswego State Downtown.

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Tue May 24, 2011

Children and their parents can find a new way to connect with literature and their environment as they follow SUNY Oswego Rice Creek Field Station’s new StoryWalk in July.

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Mon May 23, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Art Gallery will highlight the college’s sesquicentennial celebration with an exhibition of pairs of photographs showing progress and change at SUNY Oswego over the decades.

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Fri May 20, 2011

SUNY Oswego student Elaine Wu, center, Student Association senator-at-large, and Craig Traub, left, director of dining services, present a check for $2,948 to Eric Bresee, director of youth and family services for Oswego County Opportunities.

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Fri May 20, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station will feature its popular Exploring Nature program for children, a special presentation on butterflies, its signature Rice Creek Rambles and bird banding in a busy summer to come.

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Fri May 20, 2011

SUNY Oswego forensic economist Dr. Lawrence Spizman, whose research has long guided legal decisions involving the personal injuries of children, has received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities.

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Wed May 18, 2011

SUNY Oswego, named each time to the U.S. President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll since the list’s inception in 2006, has now earned the designation “with Distinction.”

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Tue May 17, 2011

SUNY Oswego plans to offer educators an opportunity to help develop their school districts’ approaches to literacy education, with a four-day Literacy Coaching Institute in August, following up the next week with a two-day Advanced Literacy Coaching Institute.

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Tue May 17, 2011

ESPN’s Steve Levy urged graduating seniors to seize their early opportunities and make a career out of something they love when he spoke at the annual Commencement Eve Dinner and Torchlight Ceremony.

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Tue May 17, 2011

May 17, SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley said:
“The SUNY Report Card is a great start at using metrics to help provide focus and direction as we work to bring excellence and accountability to every aspect of our entire State University system, and it will only improve as we further refine the metrics to give us the best and most helpful information.

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Mon May 16, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s Sesquicentennial Reunion Celebration will feature a five-kilometer walk-run Saturday, June 11, to benefit the college’s Possibility Scholarship program and Oswego County Hospice.

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Thu May 12, 2011

Thank you President Stanley, nominating committee, Board of Trustees for State University of New York, friends and colleagues of SUNY Oswego, and the SUNY Oswego University Council for supporting the nomination. Let me first say congratulations to the 2011 graduating class and thank you to the faculty, staff, and parents who have supported the success of their men and women (children, spouses, etc.).

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Thu May 12, 2011

I am very pleased and honored to share this special morning with you and I congratulate you on your graduation day. I am honored to accept this award on behalf of all my former students at SUNY Oswego who have partnered with me in the lab and in the classroom. It speaks volumes about the caliber of my students and their accomplishments. It is also a special morning for me because people from this college and city will always be first in my heart. My wife Beverly and I feel very fortunate to have a large family of my former students, faculty, staff and administrators at Oswego and friends in the surrounding communities.

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Wed May 11, 2011

The SUNY Oswego School of Business will use a $10,000 grant from the charitable arm of Big Four accounting firm PwC to help boost recruitment and retention of minority students in the accounting program.

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Wed May 11, 2011

For the past two years, James Early and some of his SUNY Oswego students have helped create the first all-digital, 3D map of Harborfest, one of the region’s largest summer festivals. 

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Tue May 10, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s RSVP is seeking volunteers, on behalf of New York Sea Grant, to staff tables at Salmon River Falls Unique Area and Deer Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area, both in Oswego County.

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Fri May 06, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s RSVP has partnered with ARISE to recruit volunteers to join a ramp-building initiative for residents with disabilities.

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Fri May 06, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s RSVP is seeking volunteers for the Tree Stewards program, to prune, trim and mulch the city’s wealth of young trees.

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Thu May 05, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s RSVP will offer an orientation session Monday, May 16, for new and returning volunteers staffing the tourism information building known as the O’Mara Welcome Center on State Route 104 near the college campus.

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Wed May 04, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s Counseling Services Center, in cooperation with Penfield Library, again will provide massages and advice to help students handle the stresses of finals week.

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Tue May 03, 2011

Those not attending SUNY Oswego’s dual ceremonies for its 150th Commencement on Saturday, May 14, can watch live on the Internet and on regional cable.

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Tue May 03, 2011

Older drivers may register for upcoming six-hour AARP Driver Safety Program classes, according to SUNY Oswego RSVP. The first is Thursday, May 19.

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Tue May 03, 2011

SUNY Oswego faculty members Mark Cole and Patrick Murphy will debut a play based on the anxieties, passions and disappointments of love expressed in William Shakespeare’s sonnets May 20 to 22 at Studio24 in Syracuse, under the direction of Gerard Moses.

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