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Distinguished speakers to earn honorary degrees at Saturday, May 18, Commencement ceremonies

April 23, 2019

A national education leader, a social marketing pioneer, a community-transforming philanthropist and the first mayor of the City of Framingham (Mass.) will all earn honorary degrees during SUNY Oswego’s Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18.


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.

Student life

OzFest to feature daytime activities, evening concert

May 7, 2019

Music, food, games and more will mark OzFest through Friday, May 10, the college's last day of classes.


World Trade Center attack survivor, alumnus, father of graduate to keynote Commencement Eve

April 29, 2019

John McLoughlin, a Port Authority Police Department sergeant who overcame being trapped beneath the rubble of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and who is a 1975 SUNY Oswego graduate, will return to campus to serve as the keynote speaker at the 2019 Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony on Friday, May 17.


New Lifelong Learning program to challenge, inspire older adults in July

May 16, 2019

Two SUNY Oswego professors, a former mayor of Oswego and a Central Square teacher are among presenters ready to offer their wisdom this July to learners ages 50 and over in Lifelong Learning courses in mass media, creative writing, American politics, digital photography, painting and drawing, and mind, body and health.


Annual Leave Green sale offers bargains, reduces waste

May 7, 2019

SUNY Oswego's three-day Leave Green garage sale, May 23 to 25, again will offer a gymnasium full of bargains for the community, reduce the amount of items students have to leave and support a local cause.


WRVO’s 50th anniversary celebration to feature open house, ‘Says You’ tapings

May 23, 2019

WRVO Public Media, an NPR News and information radio station with studios at SUNY Oswego and Syracuse, will celebrate its first 50 years with an open house, special events, live tapings of “Says You” and more this year.

Awards + honors

'Above and beyond' efforts of staff member earn Chancellor's Award

May 15, 2019

Alexandra "Alex" Sorbello, artist designer with SUNY Oswego's Office of Residence Life and Housing, has earned the 2019 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Classified Service, a State University of New York honor that recognizes her for "superior performance and extraordinary achievement."


Graduates heading for futures after Saturday, May 18, Commencement

April 29, 2019

Nearly 1,800 students were eligible to take part in SUNY Oswego Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, and many have their next steps already lined up.