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Professor's book offers concise guide to contributions of ancient Hindu science

May 2, 2019

Dr. Alok Kumar, distinguished teaching professor of physics at SUNY Oswego, has gained much attention for his 2014 book on ancient Hindu science and math and their influence on the Western world. Now, he's made the work more approachable for more readers.

May 6 reception to celebrate Linda LeFevre's retirement

May 2, 2019

Linda LeFevre, math department faculty member and coordinator of the First-Year Residential Experience Program at Johnson Hall, is retiring at semester's end.

Awards + honors

Chemistry professor earns SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

May 3, 2019

The State University of New York has conferred on Casey Raymond, associate professor of chemistry at SUNY Oswego, the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, based on his consistent, beyond-the-call care for the performance and success of his students, his colleagues, his discipline and the college's state-of-the-art science building.

May 10 reception to honor Eugenio Basualdo's retirement

May 6, 2019

Eugenio Basualdo, who has taught career and technical educator preparation, in the School of Education, is retiring after 40 years of dedicated service at SUNY Oswego.

The community is invited to join in wishing him a fond farewell with a reception from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the common space between Wilber and Park halls. 

In Memoriam: Remembering Professor Douglas Deal

May 6, 2019

J. Douglas Deal, professor of history and director of general education at SUNY Oswego, died in Massachusetts on April 23, 2019. Doug came to SUNY Oswego in 1982 and retired in 2011.

Today's open forum cancelled for Residence Life and Housing AVP candidate

May 7, 2019

Today's open forum for the fourth and final candidate (for the asssistant vice president of Residence Life and Housing position) has been cancelled.  Please adjust your schedules accordingly. If you have any questions, please contact search committee chair Gary Morris at


Summer art, poetry exhibition to focus on shared responsibility for Lake Ontario

May 8, 2019

SUNY Oswego students -- about 60 of them -- from art, creative writing and music have created works for an Oswego State Downtown exhibition this summer that speaks to everyone's responsibility to steward the vast but threatened asset that is Lake Ontario.

Arts + culture

'Recollections' exhibition portrays mementos as sparks for cherished stories

May 8, 2019

Randy Bowling treasures a ceramic bull, recalling his youthful days riding a Brahman bull named "Jack." His story is one of many highlighted in a traveling SUNY Oswego art exhibition, "Recollections: Storytelling Through Mementos," on display for the next month at Randy's home, Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center, 700 E. Brighton Ave. in Syracuse.

May 16 retirement reception to honor Patricia Meleski

May 8, 2019

The campus community is invited to celebrate the retirement of Patricia Meleski, who has worked at the college since 2005, at a  reception from noon to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in 601 Culkin Hall.

Meleski spent her first three years in the Graduate Office before moving to two different split positions in Philosophy/Interdisciplinary Programs and Activities Center and then Philosophy/Atmospheric and Geological Sciences (Earth Science at the time) offices.

Library expands its hours for finals week

May 10, 2019

In a direct response to our students' request, Penfield Library has expanded its hours as members of the campus community prepare for finals week.

The library will be operating under the following hours for the remainder of the semester.