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Call for nominations: Hubert B. Smith Diversity Scholarship

January 29, 2019

The Hubert B. Smith Diversity Scholarship will be awarded to four students for next academic year. Each recipient will receive $1,100. This award honors Hubert B. Smith, retired assistant provost and director of the Office of Learning Support (now the Office of Learning Services), for his many years of service in the promotion of human diversity and academic excellence at SUNY Oswego.

To be eligible to apply for this award, students must:

All classes cancelled today: main campus and Syracuse campus

January 31, 2019

Due to extreme weather conditions reported by the National Weather Service, calling for dangerously low wind chill temperatures (as low as -35 degrees) and blizzard warnings that forecast blowing and drifting lake effect snow through Thursday evening, all SUNY Oswego classes, scheduled for today, Thursday, Jan. 31, are cancelled.  This applies to classes on the SUNY Oswego main campus and at our Syracuse campus.

Participants sought for Grand Challenges Makeathon

January 31, 2019

Penfield Library will host its first Grand Challenges Makeathon in February, and seeks students to demonstrate -- for a chance to earn prizes -- their creativity by working collaboratively for solutions to the current "Grand Challenge: Fresh Water for All."

Children's swim lessons to begin this weekend

January 31, 2019

Campus Recreation is offering children's swim lessons starting this Saturday, Feb. 3.

The six-week program, geared toward children ages 4 to 12 years, costs $38 per child.

University Police issue body-worn cameras to patrol officers

January 29, 2019

University Police at SUNY Oswego today (Feb. 1) deployed body-worn cameras for patrol officers, mobilizing point-of-view evidence-capturing devices that law enforcement departments across the country are adopting.

SUNY Oswego's department joins the Oswego Police Department and six other State University system departments to employ cameras, worn on the center of an officer's chest, to document traffic stops and other encounters as a deterrent to potential conflicts at the point of contact or in court.

Students, faculty, staff encouraged to submit content for Oswego Today

January 31, 2019

Now in its second semester of operation, the Oswego Today email continues to communicate college-related news and information to all students, faculty and staff of SUNY Oswego.

We hope you are finding the Monday through Friday-delivered news, announcements and promotion of upcoming events helpful and informative, and that the content shared is truly indicative of our active, engaged and inclusive campus community.

Speakers sought for Sportsmanship Day Symposium

February 1, 2019

The 11th annual Sportsmanship Day Symposium -- 2:20 to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, in 105 Lanigan Hall -- seeks a variety of speakers to present on this topic.

Sponsored by the sociology department and the sports studies program, this event runs in conjunction with the 29th annual National Sportsmanship Day established to promote fair play, kindness and positive expressions in the world of athletics.

Campus grant deadlines approaching

February 1, 2019

A variety of opportunities for campus-based grants with spring 2019 deadlines are coming up in the next month. They include:

Lecture on plastics epidemics kicks off semester's Science Today series

February 4, 2019

The campus community is invited to the first Science Today lecture of the spring semester, presented this afternoon by Matthew Baker of the college's chemistry faculty. In "The Plastics Epidemic and Efforts Towards a Remedy," starting at 4 p.m. in 176 Shineman Center, Baker will introduce the plastics waste revolution and provide some insight into research towards improving the situation.

Other events scheduled so far in this semester's Science Today series include:

Students encouraged to 'drop-in' with President Stanley today

February 4, 2019

President Deborah F. Stanley continues her drop-in meetings with students today (Tuesday, Feb. 5), as the first session of the spring semester runs from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Marano Campus Center food and activity court.

All students are encouraged to drop in, say hello to President Stanley, ask a question or discuss a topic important to you.

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