News Release Archives: April 2012


Fri Apr 27, 2012

A recent Miss-a-Meal fundraiser at SUNY Oswego supported continuing recovery from a natural disaster seven years ago.

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Fri Apr 27, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s RSVP will launch a walking club with an event Thursday, May 3, in Mexico.

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Fri Apr 27, 2012

Non-professional artists from across the SUNY Oswego campus will display their paintings, sculptures, photos and more in “On My Own Time,” a free public exhibition opening Thursday, May 3, at Penfield Library.

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Thu Apr 26, 2012

The State University of New York has bestowed the 2012 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching on two professors whose work has been transformative for decades of Oswego students: John H. Belt and Tracy K. Lewis.

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Thu Apr 26, 2012

Dr. Sarfraz A. Mian, professor in the SUNY Oswego School of Business, expert in entrepreneurship and business incubation, and scholar with a global reputation, has received a 2012 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities.

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Thu Apr 26, 2012

Malachi “Mal” Reardon, SUNY Oswego building trades manager and a 35-year employee of the college, is a recipient of the 2012 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in the Classified Service.

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Wed Apr 25, 2012

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.

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Wed Apr 25, 2012

An initiative of Oswego’s Campus-City Relations Committee, People Against Poverty and SUNY Oswego’s Campus Life and Residence Life and Housing offices will encourage students to donate rather than discard household and personal items as they prepare to leave town for the summer.

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Wed Apr 25, 2012

A native of Central New York who used a math degree from SUNY Oswego to make a fortune in the real estate business has informed the college of his intention to bequeath approximately $5 million to his alma mater in support of the Possibility Scholars program.

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Mon Apr 23, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s theatre presentation of the comedy “Much Ado About Nothing,” will run for a second and final weekend at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.

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Mon Apr 23, 2012

SUNY Oswego studio art students will appear from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse for the free public opening reception of an exhibition titled “Simultaneous Contrast.”

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Fri Apr 20, 2012

Favorite songs of hit Broadway plays—from “The Sound of Music” to “Oklahoma!”—will waft from the Waterman Theatre stage as the SUNY Oswego music department celebrates “An Evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein Classics” from May 4 to 6.

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Fri Apr 20, 2012

A leading national advocate of science, technology, engineering and math education will encourage SUNY Oswego graduates of all majors to continue pursuing discovery and innovation as alumni when she speaks Friday, May 11, at the college’s Commencement Eve festivities.

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Tue Apr 17, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s University Police Department reminds motor vehicle drivers and passengers to buckle up. The department will participate in the “Buckle Up New York—Click It or Ticket” enforcement mobilization from April 23 to May 6.

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Mon Apr 16, 2012

Tyler Art Gallery will display the work of 29 bachelor of fine arts degree candidates in an exhibition through May 12.

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Fri Apr 13, 2012

William E. Scheuerman, professor emeritus of political science at SUNY Oswego, will present a free public talk titled “The Future of the U.S. Labor Movement” at a reception in his honor from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in Room 467 of Mahar Hall on campus.

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Fri Apr 13, 2012

The SUNY Oswego music and theatre departments will present the hits of a legendary Broadway songwriting team in “The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.

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Fri Apr 13, 2012

SUNY Oswego has named longtime NBC and ABC news veteran Garrick Utley as senior fellow and professor of broadcasting and journalism in the college’s School of Communication, Media and the Arts.

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Fri Apr 13, 2012

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.

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Fri Apr 13, 2012

SUNY Oswego will conduct a simultaneous test of all of its emergency messaging systems Thursday, April 26.

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Thu Apr 12, 2012

William Shakespeare’s young lovers Claudio (Thomas Oliverio) and Hero (Marti Flicker) face many a roadblock to matrimony from villainy in SUNY Oswego’s production of the comedy “Much Ado About Nothing.”

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Wed Apr 11, 2012

By next spring, renovations and equipment estimated at $2 million will breathe new athletic life into SUNY Oswego’s Golden Romney Field House, until six years ago home to Laker ice hockey and Commencement.

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Wed Apr 11, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s State Singers will offer an eclectic concert of songs under the theme “On the Nature of Things” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at First United Methodist Church, 7111 State Route 104 in Oswego.

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Wed Apr 11, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s new Conductor’s Lab Orchestra will present its first concert at 7:30 p.m. April 27 in the Campus Center auditorium.

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Wed Apr 11, 2012

Corning Glass Technologies Chief Technology Officer Peter Bocko, a SUNY Oswego alumnus, will speak on campus as part of the Augustine Silveira Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 25.

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Wed Apr 11, 2012

Joseph Coughlin, a 1982 graduate of SUNY Oswego who is internationally known for his work in gerontology, business innovation and public policy, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree from the State University of New York on May 12 at Oswego’s 151st Commencement.

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Wed Apr 11, 2012

Alumnus and Corning Glass Technologies Chief Technology Officer Peter Bocko will speak on campus as this year’s Augustine Silveira Jr. Distinguished Lecturer April 25.

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Mon Apr 09, 2012

A SUNY Oswego student-faculty duo will demonstrate and discuss Cuban percussion, following a trip to the island nation earlier this month, as part of April 18 Quest activities.

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Fri Apr 06, 2012

Renaissance Italy will come alive as the SUNY Oswego theatre department presents Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” previewing at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, and opening at 8 p.m. April 20 in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.

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Fri Apr 06, 2012

SUNY Oswego graduate students Randy Belcher and Dan Cutler will demonstrate their emotion-measuring research using Kinect—part of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gaming system—at the college’s Quest symposium Wednesday, April 18.

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Fri Apr 06, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s Retired & Senior Volunteer Program will hold an orientation for retired or semi-retired people who want to volunteer at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Mapleview Family Restaurant, near the intersection of State Route 104 and Interstate 81.

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Fri Apr 06, 2012

SUNY Oswego’s Retired & Senior Volunteer Program has joined with the Families and Schools Together program to recruit volunteers ages 55 and older who have empathy for children and can work one-on-one to tutor or mentor them.

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Thu Apr 05, 2012

At Quest on Wednesday, April 18, Brittany Gibbons will display and talk about the computer-generated maps she has spent the academic year developing for offshore wind power—not for Lake Ontario off Oswego, but for the Atlantic Ocean from Cape Cod to New Jersey.

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Thu Apr 05, 2012

O.A.R. will appear in concert Saturday, April 21, bringing its blend of jam rock, pop and reggae to SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena.

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Wed Apr 04, 2012

The team appointed by the Middle States Association’s Commission on Higher Education to examine SUNY Oswego and how it fulfills its mission delivered a “clean audit” to the campus community Wednesday morning, April 4.

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Wed Apr 04, 2012

SUNY Oswego will host a touring exhibition Wednesday, April 18, of 1,100 backpacks to raise awareness of and reduce stigma toward mental illness among college students.

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Wed Apr 04, 2012

Corning Glass Technologies Chief Technology Officer Peter Bocko is expected to appear on the NOVA special “Hunting the Elements” on Public Broadcasting Service stations tonight.

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Tue Apr 03, 2012

“Milking the Rhino,” a documentary that attempts to break through what its director calls the “haze” of Western stereotypical reporting on Africa, will screen at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the Oswego Cinema, 138 W. Second St., as the final installment in SUNY Oswego’s On Screen/In Person film series.

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Tue Apr 03, 2012

Rufus Reid, whom SUNY Oswego faculty member Eric Schmitz calls “one of the finest bassists in the world,” will join Schmitz and the Oswego Jazz Project in concert Wednesday, April 18, in Sheldon Hall ballroom.

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Mon Apr 02, 2012

Alumnus and Onondaga Residence Hall Director Jacob Gardner appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Network and online Tuesday night.

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