Talk: "The Grand Challenges Project: Fresh Water for All"
Leigh Allison Wilson -- professor of English and creative writing, director of the Creativity Lab and Digital Oz, and director of the Interdisciplinary Programs and Activities Center at SUNY Oswego -- will discuss this project as part of a Brown Bag speaker series tying into the "We Are Lake Ontario" exhibition. Her interdisciplinary work at the college has promoted applied learning and civic engagement collaborations between the college and the Oswego community. Wilson has published two collections of short stories "Wind: Stories" and "From the Bottom Up" and has won the Flannery O'Connor Award. Her flash fiction, stories and essays have appeared in The Georgia Review, Harper's, The Kenyon Review, Mademoiselle, The Southern Review, The Washington Post and elsewhere, and has been read on NPR's Selected Shorts. Free. Part of SUNY Oswego's two-year, college-wide Grand Challenges Project: Fresh Water for All. For more information, visit oswego.edu/grand-challenges.
Location: Oswego State Downtown, corner of West First and Bridge streets, Oswego
Thursday, June 21, noon - 1 p.m.
Third summer session begins
Wednesday, June 20, 2:25 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
The ALANA (African, Latino, Asian and Native American) Student Leadership Conference promotes a multicultural environment at SUNY Oswego, which will allow all members of the campus community as well as those from other colleges and universities to interact positively in an atmosphere of mutual consideration and understanding.
The ALANA Student Leadership Conference will promote interaction of all students in educational and developmental activities and social situations designed to address ALANA issues.
The ALANA Student Leadership Conference will encourage new and returning students to participate in workshops and other special events that will help them expand their knowledge about ALANA cultures and improve their leadership skills and practices.