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Teamwork leads to reduced plastic use on campus

November 13, 2018

The use of plastics in SUNY Oswego dining centers is down, and sustainability education is up, thanks to a student question during one of President Deborah F. Stanley’s town hall meetings.

Society

Oswego recognized in 2018 guide to green colleges

October 30, 2018

The Princeton Review education services company again has ranked SUNY Oswego among the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges.

Campus

SUNY Oswego signs on to help launch clean-energy buying consortium

April 17, 2018

Two significant developments in the SUNY Oswego Office of Sustainability show promise to produce substantial reduction in the college's carbon footprint.

Science + technology

Student-created, web-based BusShare tool simplifies transportation

October 30, 2017

The Office of Sustainability recently launched its latest award-winning transportation initiative, BusShare, the web-based brainchild of a student who wanted to make it simple to ride Centro's system in and around campus and the city of Oswego.

Awards + honors

National awards recognize international education, sustainability programs

August 22, 2017

SUNY Oswego recently learned it will receive the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) 2017 Excellence and Innovation Award in International Education, a national honor that cites the college for its efforts to embed study abroad in the curriculum and to make study-travel opportunities more accessible to under-represented students.

Campus

Daylight Hour on Friday to highlight sustainability

June 12, 2017

On Friday (June 16), SUNY Oswego will again participate in Daylight Hour. The campus community is asked to turn off the lights from noon to 1 p.m. to demonstrate the availability of daylight and the impact on the electrical grid in a single hour.

Awards + honors

Student leadership in sustainability earns national recognition

September 1, 2015

SUNY Oswego recently achieved the silver level in Purposeful Networks’ Student Actions Awards for spring 2015, earning the honor for demonstrated student leadership and engagement in activities that positively impact the community and the planet.

Awards + honors

College earns national honor for students' recycling campaign

April 8, 2015

A SUNY Oswego student-led recycling effort and social media campaign recently won one of eight honors nationally in a first-ever competition sponsored by the sustainability organization RecycleMania.