Campus Update May 11, 2011

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Campus Update May 11, 2011
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May 11, 2011 May Photos In this issue's photo gallery, spirits soar as the weather brightens and Commencement nears, evidenced in a toast to seniors, artistic displays, spring concerts, career networking with alumni and joyous frivolities like big bubbles and a fundraising "facial." If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, e-mail pictures with a brief caption to Grant to support minority retention in accounting The School of Business will use a $10,000 grant from the charitable arm of Big Four accounting firm PwC to help boost recruitment and retention of minority students in the accounting program. Read more > Outstanding Seniors to be recognized Friday The Oswego Alumni Association will honor two Outstanding Seniors at this years special edition of the annual Commencement Eve Dinner and Torchlight Ceremony on Friday. Read more > Professor, student help map Harborfest in 3D For the past two years, James Early, an associate professor of computer science, and students have helped create the first alldigital, 3D map of Harborfest, one of the region's largest summer festivals. Read more > Construction brings parking, walkway changes this summer The 150-space employee parking lot next to Snygg Hall will close this summer, and the walkway between Snygg and Wilber Hall will temporarily shut down, necessitating alternatives for drivers and pedestrians alike. Read more > People in Action In this issue, read about this year's selections as top senior student-athletes as well as graduating art students and faculty and staff publications and presentations. Read more >


Campus Update : May 11, 2011 VTP pilots real-time online learning The vocational-teacher preparation department is in the midst of a pilot to use online conferencing software to extend learning opportunities to place-bound adult students. Read more > Spotlight Versatile honors student Mark Potter stays on to complete a second major and ponders a doctorate in a third discipline in this issue's Spotlight Announcements Spring Breakout to feature 43 enlightening sessions Sonnets reveal complex loves in professors play Commencement to stream live, show/repeat on cable Village named best new green project in CNY WRVO news earns Syracuse, state AP awards Police recognized for promoting traffic safety Police Report Calendar Highlights Now to May 13 Finals week Thursday, May 12 UUP retirement reception Friday, May 13 Commencement Eve Dinner and Torchlight Ceremony Saturday, May 14 150th Commencement May 16 to 20 and May 23 Spring Breakout Saturday, May 21 Rice Creek Ramble Monday, May 23 First summer session of classes begins June 10 to 12 Sesquicentennial Alumni Reunion Monday, June 13 Second summer session of classes begins 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


Campus Update : May 11, 2011