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

Award-Winning Diversity Support

Jerald Woolfolk (left), vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, and Oswego history faculty member Gwen Kay

SUNY Oswego and its vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, Dr. Jerald Woolfolk, recently earned State University-wide awards—the first time they were ever bestowed—as the SUNY Diversity Conference recognized their years-long commitment to fostering diversity, inclusion and social justice at the college. The institutional Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Award recognized SUNY Oswego,

Grant Support College’s Effort to Protect Rare Moth, Turtle Habitat

Grant Support College's Effort to Protect Rare Moth, Turtle Habitat

As part of a five-year, $194,500 project funded through the state Department of Environmental Conservation, SUNY Oswego students Sarita Charap ’18 (center) and Corey Kane ’17 (right) remove cattails below the waterline of a local fen to protect the sensitive habitat of two rare species, the bog buckmoth and bog turtle. Working alongside the students

Noteworthy News – Mentoring Award 2016

Noteworthy News - Mentoring Award 2016

Richard Metzgar, an art faculty member for 15 years and a frequent collaborator with students working on projects, received the 2016 Provost’s Award for Mentoring in Scholarly and Creative Activity. Coordinator of the department’s program to prepare students with a strong foundation for visual art and design, Metzgar often sponsors student artists for grants and

Education Professor Invited to Attend Prestigious Institute

Education Professor Invited to Attend Prestigious Institute

Marcia M. Burrell Ph.D., professor and chair of curriculum and instruction at SUNY Oswego, was selected to attend the 2016 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Bryn Mawr Summer Institute in July. Burrell was also invited to join the HERS Luce Program for Women in STEM Leadership. Burrell joined a group of 64 women leaders from

Advisement Awards 2016

Advisement Awards 2016

Faculty members Diane Brand of the public justice department and Christopher LaLonde of the English and creative writing department received the 2016 President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Advisement at the college’s annual Teaching and Learning Awards Ceremony in the fall. Retiring as a sergeant from the town of Clay Police Department in 2007, Brand

Noteworthy News – Teaching Excellence 2015

Noteworthy News - Teaching Excellence 2015

The President’s Award for Teaching Excellence was presented to Carolina Ilie of the physics department and Joanne O’Toole M’91 of the curriculum and instruction department. The Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence for Part-Time Faculty honored Stephanie Pritchard ’08 of the English and creative writing department. A member of the physics faculty since fall 2008, Ilie

Book Sums Up Explosion of Research in Lithium Isotopes

Book Sums Up Explosion of Research in Lithium Isotopes

Lead author Paul Tomascak of the atmospheric and geological sciences faculty pulls together in a new book all of the modern research on the element lithium’s isotopes, a booming field of study with applications from exploring star formation to tracing sources of groundwater contamination. In the comprehensive book, Ad­van­ces in Lithium Isotope Geochemistry (Springer, 2016),

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