Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs Named

Dr. Scott R. Furlong

Dr. Scott R. Furlong joined SUNY Oswego as provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 10, 2017. As the college’s chief academic officer, Furlong is responsible for leadership of all instructional and academic programs across the college, including Oswego’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, and School

New Health, Physical Ed Professional Certification Offered

New Health, Physical Ed Professional Certification Offered

Flexibility is the watchword for SUNY Oswego’s newly approved path to professional certification for graduate students teaching K-12 health education and physical education—many of whom also coach sports or have other career commitments. The new specialist track for teachers pursuing a SUNY Oswego master’s degree in curriculum and instruction recently earned SUNY and state Education

College Development Program Receives National Recognition

Passion and Purpose Campaign

The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recognized SUNY Oswego with a 2017 Educational Fundraising Award for the college’s overall performance improvement from 2014-15 to 2015-16. CASE judges select winners based on data submitted to the Council for Aid to Education’s Voluntary Support of Education survey. The judging reviews overall performance improvement

Oswego Endowment Continues to Outperform Industry Average

Oswego Endowment Continues to Outperform Industry Average

Bucking the national trend, the latest endowment report for SUNY Oswego shows a gain of 1 percent for the 2015-16 fiscal year, which is 2.9 percent higher than the average return of -1.9 percent nationally, according to the 2016 National Association of College and University Business Officers—Commonfund Study of Endowments, released in March 2017. The college

Chancellor’s Award Honors Four Outstanding Students, Three for Professional and Classified Service

Abigail Boyce ’17, Tatiana Gregory ’17, Nicholas Noviasky ’17, Lauren Saroli ’17

SUNY Oswego students active in academics, research, leadership, athletics and community service received the 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence—the highest student recognition through the statewide university system. This year’s Oswego honorees for outstanding achievements inside and outside the classroom are Abigail Boyce ’17 of Lockport, N.Y., a finance major with a minor in statistics; Tatiana Gregory

Brazilian State Honors Alfred Frederick’s Contributions to Education

Sen. Themístocles Sampaio, president of Piauí’s Legislative Assembly in Brazil, presented an award to Dr. Alfred Frederick

Sen. Themístocles Sampaio, president of Piauí’s Legislative Assembly in Brazil, presented an award to Dr. Alfred Frederick (left), Distinguished Service Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at SUNY Oswego, during a March 14 ceremony held at the state Legislative Assembly of Piauí. The award named him Citizen of the State of Piauí for his quarter-century of

Grant Supports Student Experiences with Rice Creek Collection

Student curators Cayla Turner ’18 (left) and Cori Monaco ’18, both zoology majors, help to restore a beaver taxidermy specimen from one of Rice Creek Field Station’s animal materials collections.

A state-administered grant program recently boosted its longtime support of Rice Creek Field Station to $175,000 over five years—a $10,000-a-year bump that has enabled hiring of student curators for animal collections and much more. “We are very excited about it,” said biological sciences professor Kamal Mohamed, director of Rice Creek, the college’s teaching, research and

Students Form Sweet Partnership with Man in the Moon

SUNY Oswego students (from left) Jesse Zavaro ’17, Marissa Specioso ’16 M’18 and Brittney Castagna ’18 are among dozens who are partnered with Man in the Moon Candies and its owner, Amy Stone-Lear (right), through the Smart Neighbors project.

SUNY Oswego students taking classes in a wide range of majors recently celebrated a two-semester partnership to promote downtown Oswego’s Man in the Moon Candies, a sweet campus-community project under the Smart Neighbors initiative. Marketing plans, multimedia storytelling, photography, sociological analysis, avant-garde filmmaking and sculptured candy molds—these and more hands-on projects in eight classes across

College Celebrates Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony

2017 Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner keynote speaker Aunrée Houston ’00

Aunrée Houston ’00 reminded graduates and their families of the importance of opportunities, their uniqueness and their supporters during his 2017 Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner keynote address on May 12 in the Marano Campus Center. “Oswego allowed me to spread my wings by providing me with opportunities to develop personally, professionally, domestically and internationally. Remember the