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Grant boosts teacher candidates from underrepresented groups

July 7, 2017

The New York State Education Department recently awarded a five-year, $1.63 million grant to SUNY Oswego's School of Education to scale up and enhance its Teacher Opportunity Corps program, which seeks to attract and retain teacher candidates from underrepresented groups -- particularly young men -- in high-need schools.

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April's keeper: 2015 grad cares for world's most famous giraffe

April 16, 2017

Millions around the world followed the pregnancy of April the giraffe -- and the care of her favorite keeper, Allysa Swilley, a 2015 SUNY Oswego zoology graduate.

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4 Oswego students advocate on Capitol Hill

April 12, 2017

Four SUNY Oswego students were among those representing their fellow students across the state during a recent SUNY Students on the Hill event on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on March 28 and 29.

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It's On Oz collects pledges to stop sexual assault

April 11, 2017

In early April 2017, It's On Oz -- the SUNY Oswego chapter of the It's On Us movement -- held awareness events and asked members of the campus community to sign the pledge to stop sexual assault.

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Yards for Yeardley to take steps against relationship violence

April 11, 2017

Hundreds of SUNY Oswego campus and community members will go miles against relationship violence during Yards for Yeardley, a One Love Foundation awareness event from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 27.

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College to host 'Experience of War' discussions

March 13, 2017

College and community members are invited to hear from a series of speakers through SUNY Oswego in "The Experience of War: Moral Transformation, Injury and Repair."

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Sportsmanship Day Symposium plays into academic opportunities

March 9, 2017

The college's annual Sportsmanship Day Symposium allows sociology students and other majors to discuss fair play and societal issues every spring.

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Event to examine, encourage sportsmanship

February 15, 2017

SUNY Oswego's sociology department and sports studies minor present the ninth annual Sportsmanship Day Symposium at 2:20 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in Room 103 of Lanigan Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

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Alternative breaks take students where they can make a difference

February 1, 2017

SUNY Oswego students and staff recently helped a new homeowner and Habitat for Humanity in Omaha -- one of four alternative winter break trips, along with New Orleans; Memphis; and Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

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'Lessons from Tragedy' to discuss school safety, preparedness

February 1, 2017

"Lessons from Tragedy: A Conversation on School Safety and Preparedness" will feature the retired principal of Columbine High School and a survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting who then created a national support foundation, at 5 p.m.