Campus Update April 11, 2012

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April 11, 2012     April Photos In this issue's photo gallery a nonstop kaleidoscope of activities dances and drums, sings and celebrates, discusses and demonstrates in the midst of an important once-a-decade visit from a team representing the regional college accrediting organization. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, email pictures with a brief caption to .Coughlin to receive honorary degree in MayJoseph Coughlin, a 1982 graduate of SUNY Oswego who is internationally known for his work in gerontology and public policy, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree from the State University of New York on May 12 at Oswego's 151st Commencement. Read more >Video surveys student life through decades The latest chapter of the college's sesquicentennial documentary video project looks at students' cocurricular activities from the 19th century until today. Watch video > Quest preview: Students share scholarly, creative projectsAt Quest next Wednesday, scores of students and a number of faculty members will share results of their research and creative projects. Explore a few of those topics right now: Atlantic wind power emotion-measuring research Cuban percussion and West African women and the trans-Atlantic slave trade .Multipurpose rebirth for Romney to upgrade athletic opportunitiesBy next spring, renovations and equipment estimated at $2 million will breathe new athletic life into Golden Romney Field House, until six years ago home to Laker ice hockey and Commencement. Read more >People in Action In this issue, read about faculty publishing, speaking and receiving mini-grants and students winning awards and exhibiting art. Read more >


SUNY Oswego Campus Update : March 28, 2012 Accreditation team delivers 'clean audit' The team appointed by the Middle States Association's Commission on Higher Education to examine SUNY Oswego and how it fulfills its mission gave a rave review to the campus community last week.   Read more >Campus awards $112K to faculty, studentsTwo campus committees this semester recommended, and the president and provost recently approved, 30 grants for faculty and students to work on research, creative projects and course development, with much of the work occurring over the summer. Read more >Designers to evoke Renaissance Italy for 'Ado'Renaissance Italy will come alive as the theatre department presents Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," previewing at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, and opening at 8 p.m. April 20 in Tyler Hall's Waterman Theatre. Read more >SpotlightAlex Pantaleev of the computer science faculty harnesses students' passion for computer games to nurture a growing academic discipline and industry in this issue's Spotlight   Announcements Lab orchestra to present first concert Campuswide emergency notification test April 26 Glass guru, alumnus to speak on campus 'On My Own Time' to display college employees' artwork Rufus Reid, 'one of the finest bassists,' to play, inform Library display deadline April 30 O.A.R. to perform April 21 at Campus Center RSVP seeks volunteers for April 21 Clean Sweep Backpack display to raise awareness of mental illness Police Report Calendar Highlights Wednesday, April 11 Book sale Concert of Pakistani music Friday, April 13 Artist's reception Saturday, April 14 Rice Creek Ramble Concert: Gospel Choir Sunday, April 15 Gospel Choir dinner Tuesday, April 17 On Screen/In Person film Wednesday, April 18 Quest Send Silence Packing display Concert: Jazz bassist Rufus Reid Friday, April 20 Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards Conference: "Gender, Justice and STEM" begins Honors Convocation Theatre: "Much Ado About Nothing" begins Saturday, April 21 Rice Creek Ramble Concert: O.A.R. Monday, April 23 General faculty meeting Tuesday, April 24 Habitat for Humanity Sleep Out Wednesday, April 25 Silveira Lecture: "A Day Made of Glass" French movie: "Diabolique" For details, see SUNY Oswego Events


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