Campus Update August 31, 2011

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Aug. 31, 2011   August Photos This issue's photo gallery blends welcome-back spirit and summer nostalgia: The fresh excitement of move-in, the opening picnic and the Welcoming Torchlight balanced with a beehive of activities just past. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, e-mail pictures with a brief caption to   Oswego to pilot teacher preparation programThe School of Education will establish an intensive, clinically rich, masters-level teacher training pilot program in nine high-need secondary schools in rural and urban locations, thanks to a threeyear, $1.72 million grant. Read more >Initial sustainability self-study rates silver After a yearlong study, the college has attained a silver rating in the STARS higher education sustainability tracking system, laying out achievements to date and a roadmap for improvements in green initiatives across the institution. Read more >SUNY Oswego makes two new 'best' lists Princeton Review launched the college ranking season earlier this month, including SUNY Oswego among 220 "Best Northeastern Colleges." Read more >   Video documentary, 150th site celebrate college milestoneThe college has debuted the first chapter of an eight-part documentary chronicling the institution's history as part of the sesquicentennial celebration. Read more, see video >People in Action In this issue, read about students and faculty presenting in Spain, faculty working on a World Bank project in Nigeria, a biology professor researching a food crop parasite in Ethiopia, business students winning a national award for an ethics project, physics students and professors at an international conference, police on hurricane duty downstate and faculty promotions. Read more >  


SUNY Oswego Campus Update : Aug 31, 2011 Oswego, SU recruit veterans for new program SUNY Oswego's psychology department is teaming with Syracuse University's department of public health, food studies and nutrition to offer undergraduate military veterans a program in trauma research training. Read more>Planning moves forward for re-envisioned libraryA noted library architectural firm has completed a study, including conceptual drawings, for the Penfield Library of the future, and discussions are under way to put flesh on the concepts. Read more>SpotlightGraduate student Ted Levine finds friendship, fun in welcoming residents, new and old, to his cherished Waterbury Hall in this issue's Spotlight .Announcements Construction update: Snygg walkway reopens   Library now opens before 8 a.m. classes   Green, gold to color campus, community Friday   Students to take part in National Day of Service   Multimedia 'Crossing the BLVD' tells immigrants' tales   Series to promote understanding of Pakistani cultures   Graduating seniors face deadlines   Oswego Festival Chorus invites new members   SUNY Oswego reaches out to help small businesses   Police Report   Audio ContestAnd the winner is . Learn the answers and the winner of the Sounds of Rice Creek contest from the July issue of Campus Update. Read more>Calendar HighlightsWednesday, Aug. 31 Student Involvement Fair Blood drive Thursday, Sept. 1 Welcome back students' night at Oswego Farmers Market Friday, Sept. 2 Green and Gold Day Monday, Sept. 5 No classes Labor Day Friday, Sept. 9 Scholarly and Creative Activities Symposium Tyler Art Gallery reception Saturday, Sept. 10 Cross Country Invitational Monday, Sept. 12 General faculty meeting Constitution Week panel discussion Sept. 14 and 15 Theatre performance: "Crossing the BLVD" For details, see SUNY Oswego Events .Web Resources Research News Artswego Athletics Student Blogs Follow SUNY Oswego


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