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Campus Update December 4, 2013

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Dec. 4, 2013December Photos In this issue's   photo gallery a pianist faculty member plays the work of an alumnus protege, middle school students get an early glimpse of college life and campus hearts and dollars reach out to a toy drive, food pantry, typhoon victims and others in need. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, email pictures with a brief caption to proffice@oswego.edu .Student to present at international conferenceSpencer Saraf, a senior majoring in chemistry, has received a travel award from the National Science Foundation to present the surprising results of her research on eyesight to an international audience of scientists next month. Read more >Agreement begins exchanges with Indian collegeA new, long-in-the-works agreement with highly regarded St. Xavier's College in Kolkata, India, will open paths for student, faculty and staff exchanges for semester-abroad and visitingscholar programs, collaborative research, cross-cultural art opportunities and professional development. Read more >Beijing university signs accord with OswegoThe college and a well-known communications university in Beijing last month signed an agreement that could send as many as 20 Chinese students a year to Oswego to complete their undergraduate degrees in broadcasting and mass communications, journalism and public relations. Read more > December graduates looking to future pathsAbout 530 students are eligible to participate in December Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, then take steps forward that include jobs and graduate school -with some expecting a new bonus. Read more >People in Action In this issue, read about publications, presentations and honors of faculty and students in art, curriculum and instruction, English and physics at home and abroad. Read more >Calendar HighlightsWednesday, Dec. 4 College-Community Orchestra Concert Dec. 4 and 5 Blood drive

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SUNY Oswego Campus Update : December 4, 2013 Park Hall 2.0 offers new learning possibilitiesAs Park Hall begins to fill back up nearing the end of a two-year, $17.5 million modernization, the School of Education looks forward to new opportunities for collaborative teaching and learning -from a more visible Center for Urban Schools to innovative partnerships with the sciences. Read more >Actor to reprise 'A Christmas Carol' 40 years onActor and Oswego alumnus Carl Whidden will present "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens -performing all of the characters himself -at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Hewitt Union ballroom. Read more >SpotlightMeet Luis Escoboza, a junior aiming at law school who says his drive comes from his father, a former teacher in this issue's Spotlight .Announcements Festa to speak at December commencement Lake-effect researchers to hold event today Severe-weather expert to speak Friday Newly named fellows get assessment training Guest trumpeter to appear with college ensembles Police Report   Thursday, Dec. 5 Jazz concert Friday, Dec. 6 Meteorologist talk Art exhibit reception Concert: SUNY Oswego Wind Ensemble Theatre performance: Carl Widden's "A Christmas Carol" Saturday, Dec. 7 African Student Organization Pan African dinner Men's Ice Hockey, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh Friday, Dec. 13 College Council meeting Commencement Eve dessert reception Saturday, Dec. 14 December Commencement Jan.   3 and 4 Men's Ice Hockey Tournament Jan. 6 to 24 Winter Session Monday, Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Day Monday, Jan. 27 Spring classes begin For details, see SUNY Oswego Events .Resources Research News Artswego Athletics Student Blogs Recent Milestones Faculty Assembly Employment Opportunities Campus Update Archives SUNY Oswego Home PageAction Items Submit news RSS news feeds Subscribe Follow SUNY Oswego