New Book Examines Radio Personalities’ Influence

New Book Examines Radio Personalities' Influence

Communication studies faculty member David Crider’s new book, Performing Personality: On-Air Radio Identities in a Changing Media Landscape, explores how radio announcers develop their on-air personalities, helping the nearly century-old medium endure even in the rapidly evolving live-stream and on-demand audio scene. He earned a master’s degree at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications

Fulbright Canada Awards Kevin White Visiting Research Chair

Fulbright Canada Awards Kevin White Visiting Research Chair

Fulbright Canada, part of the prestigious global Fulbright program, has awarded Kevin White of the anthropology faculty a spring 2017 visiting research chair in trans-border studies at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. In addition to teaching classes in his areas of expertise, White said he plans to conduct research at the Six Nations of

Faculty Share Expertise with International Educators through Achievement Academy

Faculty Share Expertise with International Educators through Achievement Academy

Xiao Yin, a professor at Central China Normal School, enjoyed visiting Pam Delfino ’10 and her first-grade class at Minetto (N.Y.) Elementary School in June as the students gave PowerPoint presentations about Hurricane Katrina in a segment about “Wild Weather.” Yin said she was impressed with the small class size, the technology sophistication, equipment available in

Faculty Research and Creative Work: Watershed Poetry

Watershed Poetry

Laura Donnelly (left) of the English and creative writing faculty recently released “Watershed,” an award-winning poetry collection whose genesis is a story of observation, practice and perseverance. “Watershed” earned the 2013 Cider Press Review Editors Prize and was published by the company. In this collection, Donnelly finds inspiration in the often-overlooked work and experiences within

Faculty Research and Creative Work: App Against Anxiety

Faculty Research and Creative Work: App Against Anxiety

Karen Wolford of the psychology department recently won a $50,000 National Science Foundation I-Corps grant, titled “Self-Adherence and Self-Motivated Training for Dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress: A Smartphone Solution,” to assist in the development of a mobile app to help people with anxiety disorders. First offered in 2011, I-Corps grants seek to help entrepreneurs—such as human-computer

Moody Honored for African-American Pop-Culture Research

Dr. David Moody

SUNY Oswego communication studies faculty member Dr. David Moody has received a national award for his work on African-American visual popular culture. Moody, who has taught since 2010 in the broadcasting and mass communication program, earned the Harry Shaw Award in April for outstanding contributions to the field of African-American popular-culture research at the annual

Oswego Names New Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Dr. Adrienne McCormick

Dr. Adrienne McCormick began her tenure as dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at SUNY Oswego on July 11. Most recently, McCormick served as interim associate provost for curriculum, assessment and academic support at SUNY Fredonia. A longtime professor of English at Fredonia, she received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Faculty Service

Expert on Education Law Establishes Faculty Award

Dr. Perry A. Zirkel ’66

Recalling the inspiration he received as a student in the Oswego School of Education, Dr. Perry A. Zirkel ’66 has established the Perry A. Zirkel ’66 Education Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Teaching. He says he was especially inspired by the late Dr. Jose Ramon Perez, teacher of foreign language and the first