New Curricula and Academic Programs

New Curricula and Academic Programs

Last year, dozens of faculty and staff members worked collaboratively across disciplines to create new SUNY Oswego Signature Courses that launched this fall. The courses provide opportunities for students to discuss engaging issues while developing critical thinking, information literacy and both written and oral communication skills. Each class focuses on a unique subject, but all

College Hires First Diversity, Inclusion Officer

College Hires First Diversity, Inclusion Officer

SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley has announced the appointment of Dr. Rodmon King as the college’s chief diversity and inclusion officer, effective July 2, 2018. In this position, King will be responsible for implementing the college’s strategic diversity and inclusion goals, while leading the cultivation, enhancement and promotion of an environment of equity and

2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

The following individuals were inducted into the Oswego State Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony over Homecoming Weekend in October. Joe Carrabs ’04 Men’s ice hockey | River Edge, N.J. Highlights: Two-time All-America; two-time First Team All-SUNYAC; defenseman scored 20 or more points in three of his four seasons Barbara Verdoliva Carroll ’93 Women’s

Annual Quest Debuts 3-Minute Thesis Presentations

Annual Quest Debuts 3-Minute Thesis  Presentations

Quest, the annual daylong academic symposium held in April, featured 397 unique presenters and co-authors who participated in 161 presentations and 70 panels, and displayed 77 posters. This year, Graduate Studies introduced a 3-Minute Thesis competition. The event supports students’ capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes or less utilizing language appropriate to

Student-Created, Web-Based BusShare Tool Simplifies Transportation

Students Peterly Jean Baptiste ’18 (left) and Theresa Personna ’18

Students Peterly Jean Baptiste ’18 (left) and Theresa Personna ’18, both of whom work with SUNY Oswego’s Office of Sustainability, show the “Let us help” home page of the college’s web-based BusShare application. Award-winning brainchild of Alex Monachino ’17, who has since graduated with a degree in graphic design, BusShare provides easy-to-follow, plain-language steps for

2017 Technology Conference Showcases Innovations

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More than 100 different presenters gathered in SUNY Oswego’s Park and Wilber halls to reveal their latest innovations to students and educators alike at the 78th Technology Fall Conference on Oct. 27. Hosted by SUNY Oswego’s Department of Technology, the conference featured a Technology Innovation Showcase where current cutting-edge inventions, such as 3D printing machines,

New Digital Humanities Minor Blends Modern, Traditional Disciplines

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The computer age meets the study of traditional disciplines—literature, history, philosophy and more—in digital humanities, a new minor at SUNY Oswego. Broadly defined as a multidisciplinary, collaborative academic field that applies modern computational tools and information science to the arts, linguistics, cultural studies and others, digital humanities as a minor launched in fall 2017. Computer

O’Donnell Media Summit Tackles ‘Fake News’

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Watch the 13th Annual Dr. Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit  The 13th Annual Dr. Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit began with some ground rules about civil discourse. “We’re not all going to agree today,” said panel moderator Benita Zahn ’76, WNYT-TV news anchor in Albany, N.Y. “That’s OK. What matters is that we listen and that

Lessons from Lakers

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More than 130 alumni returned to the SUNY Oswego campus during the fall 2017 semester to participate in the Oswego Alumni Association’s award-winning Alumni-In-Residence (AIR) program, with 70 alumni representing Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD). More than 3,000 students attended alumni classroom visits, workshops, panel discussions and other programs that provide a forum for