What does it mean to be a sophomore?
Laker Turf Stadium kick-off ceremony
Prior to the men's soccer game, SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley will officially open the facility together with Vice President for Student Affairs Jerald Woolfolk, Director of Athletics Sue Viscomi and esteemed alumnus and member of the 1966 SUNYAC men's soccer championship squad Dan Scaia, a 1968 Oswego graduate. The first 200 students in attendance will receive a free "Laker Turf Stadium Kickoff" T-shirt and a free soft pretzel. Free. 312-3056.
Location: Laker Turf Stadiium
Tuesday, Sept 1, 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Concert: Bach cello suites by Matt Haimovitz
Renowned Israeli-born soloist Matt Haimovitz performs all six Bach cello suites, while visiting four Central New York locations. (The “moveable feast” begins with a Tuesday live-at-noon broadcast from the studios of WCNY FM (91.3), followed by a 3 p.m. appearance at the River’s End Bookstore. The musical tour resumes at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Tyler Gallery in Penfield Library.) The remaining suites at 7:30 p.m. Sheldon Hall: $15 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in lots adjacent to and across Washington Boulevard from Sheldon Hall. http://www.oswego.edu/arts. 312-2141.
Location: Ballroom, Sheldon Hall
Wednesday, Sept 16, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Field Hockey Scrimmage vs. Union
Location: Oswego, NY, Laker Turf Stadium
Friday, Aug 28, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Women's Soccer Scrimmage vs. Lemoyne
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Saturday, Aug 29, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
2015 New Jersey Event
Find out more and register: http://bit.ly/1T3Y0iT
Location: Ridgewood Country Club 96 W. Midland Ave., Paramus, N.J.
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
Visit http://www.facebook.com/events/453070221388940 for the latest locations or suggest your own!
Location: Various Cities
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
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.