Winter Welcome 2021

Welcome back to campus for the spring 2021 semester! The Office of New Student Orientation is pleased to showcase a series of events for our Winter Welcome from January 25 to February 1, 2021. 

Please view the schedule of events below.

Monday, January 25

James Warren Magic 
8 pm ET

Magician James Warren captivates audiences of all ages with magic that will blow your mind!

Join us on Zoom: https://oswego-edu.zoom.us/j/6207397556

Meeting ID: 620 739 7556
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Meeting ID: 620 739 7556

Tuesday, January 26

Winter Gear BINGO
2 pm ET

Join us for some good ol' fashioned BINGO to win your choice of winter gear for prizes! Over $300 in prizes available for the picking!

Download your free BINGO card here: https://mfbc.us/v/qyz8b3j (must download the card to play)

Join us on Zoom: https://oswego-edu.zoom.us/j/6207397556

Meeting ID: 620 739 7556
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Meeting ID: 620 739 7556

Virtual Paint Party
7 pm ET

Artist Nikki leads you through step-by-step creation of your very own masterpiece. 

Stop by The Compass, 145 Marano Campus Center, for your free paint kit (includes canvas, paintbrushes, and paint! While supplies last.)
Compass Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4 pm 

Join us on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/9272455209 (Password: paint)

Wednesday, January 27

Make your own Sandart

We provide the supplies, you provide the design. 

Stop by The Compass, 145 Marano Campus Center, for your free mug kit (includes mug and paint markers! While supplies last.)
Compass Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4 pm.

Join us on Zoom: https://oswego-edu.zoom.us/j/6207397556

Meeting ID: 620 739 7556
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Meeting ID: 620 739 7556

Have your Mind Read with Mark Toland
8 pm ET

Mark Toland is an award-winning mind reader. He can tell you your birthday, where you grew up, and what you did last summer. He will, quite literally, blow your mind. Mark has appeared on NBC, WGN, FOX, NPR, ABC, and even given his own TED Talk. Plus, he has performed for hundreds of major colleges and corporations around the world. Mark’s critically-acclaimed touring show has also received top awards at international theater festivals, including “Best of Fest” at FRIGID NY and “Pick of Fringe” in Orlando. The Chicago Tribune calls Mark’s act “Mind blowing!” and Theme Park University says he is “One of the best mentalism acts in the world.”

Join us on Zoom: http://thecollege.fun/OSWEGOmind 
(You will need to regiser using the link above for access to the event.)

Thursday, January 28

Virtual Paint Party
2 pm ET

Artist Nikki leads you through step-by-step creation of your very own masterpiece. 

Stop by The Compass, 145 Marano Campus Center, for your free paint kit (includes canvas, paintbrushes, and paint! While supplies last.)
Compass Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4 pm.

Join us on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/9272455209 (Password: paint)

Comedian Jason Cheny
8 pm ET

Born and raised in Taiwan, re-raised in America, toiled in Canada and soiled in a military school. Jason brings nuances of life from multiple perspectives, visceral comedic stories of an understanding that happiness happens outside of your comfort zone. Because of his cross-cultural upbringing, his material reaches a wide range of audiences. With keen observations of heritage delivered through energetic wit, Jason’s anecdotes about family, culture, and society, rings with an optimistic vigor. Notably, Jason is the winner of The World Series of Comedy main event in Las Vegas, appeared on 'Laughs' on Fox, and regularly tours back in Asia including Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan. Illustrating the mural of human interaction through comedy and bringing people closer together.

Join us on Zoom: http://thecollege.fun/OSWEGOcomedy
(You wlll need to register using the link above for access to the event.)

Friday, January 29

CANCELLED! Pot your own Succulents
2 pm ET

Grocery BINGO
8 pm ET

Join us for some good ol' fashioned BINGO to win your choice of grocery store goodies for prizes! Over $300 in prizes available for the picking!

Download your free BINGO card here: https://mfbc.us/v/qyz8b3j (must download the card to play)

Join us on Zoom: https://oswego-edu.zoom.us/j/7071985884

Meeting ID: 707 198 5884
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Meeting ID: 707 198 5884
Find your local number: https://oswego-edu.zoom.us/u/aeyqxChzVR

Saturday, January 30

Speed Sketchers creates your Personal Caricature 
2 pm ET

Have your face drawn - cartoon style. "Raise your Hand" in Zoom to let our artist know that you (and a friend!) are ready to be drawn. Your drawing will be uploaded to a special website, where you'll have access to download and distribute as you please. 

Artist Adam Pate is the originator of the Speed Sketch Caricature and considered the fastest caricature artist in the world. He has been very busy drawing people in around a minute at events all over the country for almost a decade! 

Join us on Zoom: http://thecollege.fun/OSWEGOdraw0130
(You will need to register at the link above to join the event.)

Sunday, January 31

James Warren Magic 
3 pm ET

Magician James Warren captivates audiences of all ages with magic that will blow your mind!


Join us on Zoom: 

Join us on Zoom: https://oswego-edu.zoom.us/j/7071985884

Meeting ID: 707 198 5884
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Meeting ID: 707 198 5884
Find your local number: https://oswego-edu.zoom.us/u/aeyqxChzVR

Monday, February 1

Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy at Rice Creek 
10:15 am & 1:15 pm

This Mindfulness-based Ecotherapy program integrates relaxation strategies with the restorative elements of nature. Come learn relaxation techniques while connecting with nature and exploring the Rice Creek Field Station. The program will run rain or shine.  Please wear comfortable shoes that are appropriate for walking in the woods To ensure group size to accommodate safe social distancing, pre-registration required. The program lasts just under one hour. Sponsored by the Rice Creek Field Station and Counseling Services Center. 

Sign up here: https://forms.gle/HCpQYpv4pvXCbdVn6 (Sign up is required!)

Here's how to get to Rice Creek: SUNY Oswego Green Route

Guided Snowshoe Nature Walk
10:15 am | Rice Creek Field Station

Join one of our naturalists on a snowshoe stroll through the state-of-the-art building, a tour of the grounds including our herb garden and fully-wired pavilion, and a nature walk (1 mile or less; gentle terrain*) along one of Rice Creek's trails. Hear about opportunities for students to be involved at Rice Creek Field Station.

Sign up here: https://forms.gle/HCpQYpv4pvXCbdVn6 (Sign up is required!)

Here's how to get to Rice Creek: SUNY Oswego Green Route

Self-Guided Snowshoe Nature Walk
1:45 pm

Lead yourself on an excursion through our Field Station grounds with the help of a Rice Creek trail map.

Sign up here: https://forms.gle/HCpQYpv4pvXCbdVn6 (Sign up is required!)

Here's how to get to Rice Creek: SUNY Oswego Green Route