Campus Update September 14, 2011

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September 14, 2011     September Photos In this issue's photo gallery 9/11 remembrance and service mix with the excitement and spirit of the return to school. Laker pride, summertime academic achievement, opportunities to grow and change all are on display. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, e-mail pictures with a brief caption to .Grant aims to boost science, math teachersSUNY Oswego has received a two-year National Science Foundation grant to develop a program to attract talented science and math students to teaching and to retain them in the profession. Read more >50 years and counting for music professorMarilynn Smiley looks back over her half-century as a member of the Oswego music faculty in an exclusive podcast. Hear more >U.S. News: Oswego among top publics in North U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2012 in rankings released Tuesday. Read more >College self-study readied for review, feedbackEvery 10 years, the college conducts a self-study in advance of its re-accreditation. Faculty, staff and students can read and comment on the current draft self-study beginning this week. Distinguished history professor earns new Fulbright to IndiaGeraldine Forbes this fall will share her knowledge, and collect more, through a Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer Fellowship to India. Read more >People in Action In this issue, read about faculty members publishing and presenting on topics ranging from college teaching to paradigms. Read more >Calendar HighlightsWednesday, Sept. 14 Panel discussion: "Democracy and Freedom of Religion" Sept. 14 and 15 Theatre performance: "Crossing the BLVD"


SUNY Oswego Campus Update : Setp 14, 2011 Read more > Mentors to work with 8th-graders A new Mentor-Scholar Program will pair as many as 75 SUNY Oswego students with Oswego Middle School students identified as at risk of dropping out before graduation. Read more >Relationship with Zhejiang university blossomsThe leaders of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University in Hangzhou, China, and SUNY Oswego on Friday signed a "2-plus-2" agreement to jointly deliver bachelors degrees to Chinese students in three School of Business majors. Read more >Math camp seen as plus for student scholarsA new summer math camp aims to solve a problematic equation: college-level mathematics classes that may complicate the progress of students in the science and engineering fields. Read more >Fitness, finance consultant to keynote ALANAThe multicultural student organization ALANA will celebrate its 25th anniversary conference next week with the return of its founder as keynote speaker. Read more >SpotlightFormer technophobe Tim Yager now works wonders with campus desktop computers from his Penfield Library digs in this issue's Spotlight .Announcements Constitution Week to feature discussions, films   Independent filmmakers to visit Oswego   Ying Quartet to launch chamber music series   Faculty series to open with 'Scenes from Minsk'   Police Report Thursday, Sept. 15 Film: "God in America" Friday, Sept. 16 Film screening and talk with filmmaker Sunday, Sept. 18 ALANA Unity Peace Walk Faculty concert: "Scenes from Minsk" Monday, Sept. 19 Talk by writer Arthur Flowers Tuesday, Sept. 20 Film: "What's 'Organic' about Organic?" Wednesday, Sept. 21 Lecture: "Global Energy Trends" Campus discussion on accreditation selfstudy Dance festival: ALANA cultural movements Thursday, Sept. 22 Talk: "Genetic Differences Among the Great Apes" Forum on Freedom of Information Law ALANA keynote speaker Friday, Sept. 23 College Council meeting ALANA Fashion Show Saturday, Sept. 24 Rice Creek Ramble: "Migration" Artist reception ALANA banquet and reception Monday, Sept. 26 Banned book reading Talk by poet William Trowbridge Tuesday, Sept. 27 Talk on global warming Wednesday, Sept. 28 Campus discussion on accreditation selfstudy Concert: Ying Quartet Thursday, Sept. 29 No classes Rosh Hashanah For details, see SUNY Oswego Events .Web Resources Research News Artswego


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