What does it mean to be a sophomore?
Indie concert: Arms & Sleepers, American Royalty and Gianni Paci
Arms & Sleepers is an electronic duo from Boston. American Royalty is a psych-pop trio from Brooklyn. Guitarist Gianni Paci is a recent graduate of New York University and is influenced by Buddy Holly and The Beatles. Performer Magazine recently featured him on its cover. $5 at the door; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4581.
Location: Lounge, Hewitt Union
Friday, April 25, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Theatre performance: "Young Frankenstein"
$15 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in front of Culkin Hall and in lot E-18 east of Culkin. 312-2141. www.oswego.edu/arts
Location: Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Friday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Baseball vs. Plattsburgh
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Baseball Field
Friday, April 25, 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Men's Golf Spring Tournament
Location: Oswego, NY - Oswego Country Club
Saturday, April 26, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
Visit http://www.facebook.com/events/453070221388940 for the latest locations or suggest your own!
Location: Various Cities
Thursday, May 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Reunion Weekend 2014
More information: alumni.oswego.edu/reunion
Location: SUNY Oswego, New York 104, Oswego, NY, United States
Thursday, June 5, noon - noon
Sophomore year is a pivotal time in your college career when considerable thought needs to be given to the direction you wish to take, both academically and personally, throughout the rest of your tenure at Oswego. You will be asked to pick a field of study and chart your academic course. Some of you will take on a leadership position or get connected with a new club. Some will choose to study abroad and begin that application process. Others will find a new area of interest and drastically alter the course of your education. Although this time will be uniquely yours, you share with your peers the negotiation process as you move into the upper college.
The sophomore year is a distinctive one in terms of the opportunities and challenges it presents. Situated between the excitement and newness of your first-year and the more directed focus provided by the upper level classes and experiences taken in your junior and senior years, the sophomore year is one of transitions and, for some, dislocation. As a period of uncertainty for many, this phenomenon affects each student differently and to varying degrees. Some of you will find yourself struggling academically for the first time; while others will need some major and career guidance and its impact on future goals. For others of you, the difficulties of this year will be experienced entirely outside of the classrooms; as high school friendships fade and you feel that you haven’t quite found your place socially here yet.
How ever you are experiencing this exciting, if not at times stressful, year- we want to help! On this webpage are links that should help you answer the questions that will inevitably arise as you navigate your second year. It is our hope that this year will be one of meaningful self exploration and skill development.