News Release Archives: August 2011


Wed Aug 31, 2011

After a yearlong study, SUNY Oswego has attained a silver rating in the STARS higher education sustainability tracking system, laying out achievements to date and a roadmap for improvements in “green” initiatives across the institution.

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Wed Aug 31, 2011

Actress Judith Sloan will give voice to the hopes and challenges of immigrants in her multimedia performance “Crossing the BLVD” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 14 and 15, in SUNY Oswego’s Waterman Theatre.

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Fri Aug 26, 2011

Rice Creek Field Station will unveil an added attraction this fall, a chance for families with children age 8 and over, teens and adults to connect with nature through art.

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Wed Aug 24, 2011

More than 150 students new to SUNY Oswego will participate in the National Day of Service and Remembrance during the 10th anniversary weekend of 9/11.

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Tue Aug 23, 2011

The SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations will present a public issues forum Thursday, Sept. 22, on the Freedom of Information Law, featuring Robert Freeman, executive director of the state Committee on Open Government.

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Mon Aug 22, 2011

The Oswego Festival Chorus, featuring members of the community as well as SUNY Oswego students, faculty and staff, is seeking additional singers for its 2011-12 season.

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Thu Aug 18, 2011

Oswego State Downtown will hold a reception for the graphic-design student artists behind “Renter’s Rights,” the venue’s latest exhibition, on Friday, Sept. 16.

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Tue Aug 16, 2011

Members of the campus and community are invited to show their SUNY Oswego spirit for the fourth annual Green and Gold Day on Friday, Sept. 2.

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Mon Aug 15, 2011

The numbers are up for online course sections this fall at SUNY Oswego, thanks to increased interest among prospective students, support from academic deans and department chairs, participation and flexibility among faculty members and a new online MBA program.

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Mon Aug 15, 2011

Artswego at SUNY Oswego will offer a 2011-12 season that celebrates the universal act of storytelling.

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Fri Aug 12, 2011

Small-business owners and employees can learn intermediate QuickBooks at a three-part SUNY Oswego workshop on consecutive Saturdays, Sept. 10, 17 and 24.

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Wed Aug 10, 2011

SUNY Oswego will launch a year of “Telling Tales: The Arts and Discovery” with the opening of an interactive, multimedia art exhibition that brings alive the stories of immigrants and refugees in a “modern-day Ellis Island where cultures overlap in chaotic co-existence.”

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Wed Aug 10, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations and Small Business Development Center have started a public outreach campaign throughout Oswego County to promote their business services.

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Wed Aug 10, 2011

SUNY Oswego’s RSVP will host a demonstration of the Osteoporosis Bone Builders program at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Bishop Commons in Oswego.

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Wed Aug 10, 2011

Small-business owners and employees can learn introductory QuickBooks at a four-hour workshop Saturday, Sept. 10, at SUNY Oswego.

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Tue Aug 09, 2011

SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley today (Tuesday, Aug. 9) responded to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signing the historic SUNY 2020 agreement into law: “Because SUNY creates educational and economic opportunities that are vital to our state’s future, we applaud the leadership and teamwork that went into this historic agreement. With a rational tuition plan, our institutions can remain among the most affordable in the nation, while we can focus on delivering the highest value in education. We thank Governor Cuomo, the Legislature and other leaders for developing a road map to success for our students, their families and the SUNY system. We appreciate Chancellor Zimpher’s vision, dedication and enthusiastic advocacy for this solution.”

Link to the governor’s new release: http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/08082011NYSUNY2020Legislation


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Wed Aug 03, 2011

SUNY Oswego EOP summer program students volunteer at Harborfest.PHOTO CAPTION: Artist’s helpers—More than 90 SUNY Oswego incoming freshmen who attended the Educational Opportunity Program’s four-week college preparatory program volunteered to help in a wide variety of jobs at the 2011 Harborfest on July 29. Eleven peer leaders accompanied them.

Pouring it on behind the T-shirt painting table in the Harborfest Children’s Pavilion are, left rear, peer leader Karisa Clark, a SUNY Oswego senior from Glens Falls who majors in marketing, and EOP summer program volunteer Esther Bussi, a freshman business major from Bronx Leadership Academy.

Foreground, volunteers Krisztina Arseneau, left, and Franchesca Marte, right, join a young artist-in-waiting. Clark received her stylish headgear from balloon man David Jackman.

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