Oswego achieves national distinction for service

Oswego service

SUNY Oswego, named each time to the U.S. President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll since the list’s inception in 2006, has earned the designation “with Distinction” for the 2009-10 academic year. Oswego is one of only 114 colleges around the country to win the prestigious designation.

The honor roll recognizes higher education institutions for “exemplary community service” and “meaningful outcomes in their communities.”

‘Engaged campus’ earns coveted honor

Helping at Harborfest

The Carnegie Foundation has awarded SUNY Oswego a prestigious Community Engagement Classification, recognizing that the college has deeply intertwined community engagement in its leadership, curriculum, outreach programs, strategic planning and community partnerships.

Alumna named Purpose Prize Fellow

Ginny Donohue

Civic Ventures honored Virginia “Ginny” Donohue ’88, executive director and founder of On Point for College, as a 2010 Purpose Prize Fellow at a November ceremony in Philadelphia. Purpose Prizes honor Americans over age 60 for making an extraordinary impact in their encore careers.

Oswego combines Peace Corps service with graduate degrees

Oswego combines  Peace Corps service with graduate degrees

Selected graduate students in agricultural and mathematics education now will have the opportunity to combine Peace Corps service and a master’s degree. The new partnership is part of the Peace Corps Master’s International program. It fits well with Oswego’s many global awareness initiatives, President Deborah F. Stanley said. Barbara Garii, associate dean of the School