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Campus Update August 28, 2013

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Aug. 28, 2013August Photos In this issue's photo gallery more than 2,200 new students arrive, new friendships begin, the president sets a new tone, new faculty begin their classes and two sparkling new buildings fling open their doors -all making the campus feel, well, new. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, email pictures with a brief caption to proffice@oswego.edu .Cortese to be honored at Shineman dedicationOne highlight of the dedication ceremony for the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation on Friday, Oct. 4, will be awarding an honorary doctorate to a seminal figure in the advancement of sustainability in higher education. Read more >New book celebrates state's difference makersFrom suffragist Susan B. Anthony to astronaut Eileen Collins, from abolitionist and humanitarian Harriet Tubman to actor, comedian and producer Lucille Ball, women of New York state have carved indelible niches. Read more >Starfish system could net gain for retentionSoftware designed to raise early flags about students' academic, college-life adjustment and other difficulties will launch this semester, marking the latest campus effort to boost retention of freshmen and sophomores. Read more > New era for sciences dawns with opening of two buildingsRich with teaching-and-learning potential for generations to come, the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation and the new Rice Creek Field Station opened for classes Monday ahead of more fanfare to come in October. Read more >People in Action In this issue, read about publications and presentations by faculty members in physics, English and art as well as promotions to full professor, and faculty and students exhibiting in Auburn, Rochester and Syracuse. Read more >  

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SUNY Oswego Campus Update : August 28, 2013 May commencement grows to three ceremoniesAn increasing number of graduates and visitors supporting them on their special day will lead to Oswego adding a third May commencement ceremony starting in 2014. Read more >Oswego troupe takes stage at Fringe FestivalSix students and two theatre faculty members took part this month in the world's largest performing arts festival, taking their production of "Desdemona, A Play About a Handkerchief" to the stages and streets of Edinburgh, Scotland. Read more >Graduate students to mentor middle-schoolers Graduate students at Oswego this spring will join those from five other SUNY colleges and universities to expand an afterschool program to mentor high-need middle school students in the science, technology, engineering and math disciplines. Read more >SpotlightMeet new department chair Jennifer Knapp, whose eureka moment in college drives her to share her love of communication in this issue's Spotlight .Announcements SUNY Oswego named best in the Northeast Historic Green and Gold Day set for Friday Cashore Marionettes bring puppet wizardry to Waterman CFA Institute gives Oswego recognition Caraccioli to lead economic development initiatives College welcomes interim chief of staff University Police places high in national competition Lectures take international perspective on women's status Eclectic series to feature playwright, novelist, actor-writer, poet Graduating seniors face deadlines Police Report   Calendar Highlights Ongoing Art exhibition: "It's Only Natural" Wednesday, Aug. 28 Student Involvement Fair, Cruisin' the City Friday, Aug. 30 Green and Gold Day Aug. 30 and 31 Men's Soccer Classic Monday, Sept. 2 Labor Day: No classes Thursday, Sept. 5 Rosh Hashanah: No classes RSVP luncheon Friday, Sept. 6 Tyler Art Gallery opening reception Saturday, Sept. 7 Cross Country Invitational Performances: Cashore Marionettes Sunday, Sept. 8 Recital: Violin and piano duo Monday, Sept. 9 Film: "Tapped" Tuesday, Sept. 10 Study Abroad Fair Wednesday, Sept. 11 Peace Corps talk For details, see SUNY Oswego Events .

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