Campus Update  March 31, 2010

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Campus Update March 31, 2010
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March 31, 2010 March photos This issue's photo gallery features town-gown interaction aplenty: elementary school art students working with a college mentor, a science quiz for high school seniors at Sheldon Hall and the college president speaking with community leaders. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, e-mail pictures with a brief caption to proffice@oswego. edu 'Behind the Swoosh' activist to speak at Quest The Student Association Programming Board chose Jim Keady as a featured speaker for Quest. Keady has spent 12 years investigating, filming and bedeviling Nike about fair wages and working conditions for factory employees in developing nations. Read more > East campus construction gears up Faculty and staff are packing up in Piez Hall as the campus's next package of construction projects prepares to launch in earnest. First in a series. Read more > Grants awarded for faculty, student projects More than $64,000 in campus grants will go to faculty and students in coming weeks and months through three programs, the largest being the new, donor-funded program for summer student assistants. Read more > Five students honored with Chancellor's Awards The SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Student Excellence honored five Oswego students succeeding academically as well as in the arts, athletics, community service, leadership and research. Read more > McHugh, Gardner to receive honorary doctoral degrees The U.S. Secretary of the Army and a longtime SUNY trustee will receive honorary doctoral degrees from the State University at SUNY Oswego's dual 149th Commencement ceremonies May 15. Read more > People in Action


President: College powers economy of region SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley provided numbers to illustrate the past, talked about the vibrancy of the present and looked to a construction-filled future to help explain how the college generates jobs, research, culture and volunteerism to the benefit of the region, in a report last week. Read more > Earth Week: joyous, colorful, edifying, practical The rite of spring known as Earth Week, April 17 to 25, will include a Sustainability Fair in association with Quest as well as a full week of activities organized by Students for Global Change. Read more > Summerfame to propel musical theatre talents SUNY Oswego will train students in many musical theatre skills with its inaugural two-week Summerfame institute in July. Read more > Students to display posters in state Capitol A hall in the state Capitol will display four scholarly posters by Oswego students along with many others from across the SUNY system April 13 in the exhibit "SUNY Undergraduates Shaping New York's Future." Read more > Spotlight Tony Neacosia rides the cutting edge, putting science and hard work into a level and green and sustainable playing field for Oswego's athletes. Learn more in this issue's Spotlight. Poll: Rudy's rules In this issue, read about a faculty publication, technology student awards, police officer of the year and national athletic honors. Read more > Calendar Highlights Wednesday, March 31 College Hour programs German film: "Nirgendwo in Afrika" ("Nowhere in Africa") Dance performance: Alex Escalante's "Clandestino" Forum on veterans' issues Thursday, April 1 Art auction Tuesday, April 6 Open mic poetry reading Wednesday, April 7 College Hour programs Concert: Big Band and Latin Jazz with Bob Washut Saturday, April 10 Goo Goo Dolls concert (sold out) Sunday, April 11 Piano recital: "Bicentennial Celebration


Renewed access to Texas hots and fishtails by the lake at Rudy's proved the favorite sign of the season among the more than 60 people who voted in last issue's poll. Announcements Emergency message test campus-wide April 6 Famed jazz composer to premiere two pieces at Oswego Art auction to benefit three student groups WRVO forum to address veterans' jobs, health, housing Police Report Monday, April 12 College Open House Wednesday, April 14 College Hour programs Lecture: "Gender and Race in Communication and Social Justice" French film: "L'Auberge Espagnole" ("The Spanish Inn") For details, see SUNY Oswego Events Web Resources Research News Artswego Athletics Student Blogs Recent Milestones Faculty Assembly Employment Opportunities SUNY Oswego Home Page Action Items Submit news RSS news feeds Follow SUNY Oswego