June 22, 2011 Â Â Â Summer Photos In this issue's photo gallery images and video chronicle Oswego students studying volcanic activity in Iceland, employees recognized for dedication, alumni reconnecting and other summer sights. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, e-mail pictures with a brief caption to firstname.lastname@example.org Â 'Extraordinary teacher' receives SUNY awardStudents and colleagues rave about professor Martha D. Bruch's ability to make chemistry fun, hands-on and understandable, and now SUNY has bestowed on her the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Read more >Chancellor's Award honors forensic economistProfessor Lawrence Spizman, whose research has long guided legal decisions involving the personal injuries of children, has received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. Read more >New book examines ethnic political movements A book by Lisa Glidden of the political science department looks at how indigenous movements developed in South America, as well as factors behind ethnic political actions across the globe. Read more >Lyons named SUNY Business Officer of the YearOswego's vice president for administration and finance this month Oswego helping hands support university in South SudanKamal Mohamed of Oswego's of biological sciences department journeyed last summer to a part of his native country that next month will be the world's newest country, the Republic of South Sudan. He returned home determined to help, and one result is the John Garang University Book Drive. Read more >People in Action In this issue, read about faculty publications, professional presentations, an award for economic development and competitive honors in a range of arenas. Read more >Calendar HighlightsNow to July 30 Art exhibition: "Images of Summer"
received the State University Business Officers Association's highest recognition. Read more >Oswego achieves national distinction for service SUNY Oswego, named each time to the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll since the list's inception in 2006, has most recently earned the added designation "with Distinction." Read more >Students testify to value of Brazilian experienceAs they prepared to return to Brazil this summer, students Earl Bellinger and Janet Buckner had a chance to share their stories with representatives of the international partnership that is supporting the SUNY undergraduate Brazilian research experience. Read more >Alumni celebrate at special reunionMore than 1,000 alumni and friends came to celebrate SUNY Oswego's 150th birthday at the Sesquicentennial Reunion Celebration June 10 to 12. Read more >SpotlightThe students in five buildings on the east side of campus may not know it, but they can thank Aaron Johnson for helping keep their residential world in order. Find out why in this issues Spotlight .Announcements High school students from many nations compete here Â Drilling of geothermal wells begins for science building Â WRVO wins grand AP prize in statewide radio journalism Â College to offer literacy coaching programs for educators Â StoryWalk to link tale with trail at Rice Creek Â Posters evoke summer at Oswego State Downtown exhibition Â Police Report Saturday, June 25 Rice Creek Ramble Monday, June 27 GENIUS Olympiad opening Tuesday, July 5 Third summer session of classes begins July 9 to 29 StoryWalk Saturday, July 16 Rice Creek Rambles Sunday, July 17 Summerfame Wednesday, July 20 Workplace Challenges Suite begins Monday, July 25 Fourth summer session of classes begins Sheldon Institute begins July 28 and 29 GENIUS basketball tournament Saturday, July 30 Rice Creek Rambles Saturday, Aug. 13 Rice Creek Rambles Aug. 25 and 26 New Faculty Orientation Friday, Aug. 26 Opening picnic Welcoming Torchlight Ceremony Monday, Aug. 29 President's opening breakfast meeting First day of classes For details, see SUNY Oswego Events .Web Resources Research News Athletics Student BlogsFollow SUNY Oswego
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