Campus Update August 29, 2012

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Campus Update August 29, 2012
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August 29, 2012     Summer Photos In this issue's photo gallery the campus puts out the green and gold carpet for new students, new faculty, new staff and the students of Oswego generations yet to come. Harbingers of a new academic year include the Welcoming Torchlight Ceremony, a picnic, a dance and more, with a glance back at summer fun. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, email pictures with a brief caption to   SUNY grant to power innovative teachingA new SUNY grant will support one Oswego professor's attempt to create a model for his alternate-reality education gaming experience, and another to better help future teachers work visual presentations into their lessons. Read more >New labs power technology education's futureTwo space-age, state-of-the-art manufacturing laboratories and a new classroom opened Monday to technology students for fall classes in a 13,700-square-foot addition to Wilber Hall that's sandwiched between two much larger and higher profile projects. Read more >Institute creates links for global engagementSUNY Oswego will formally launch the Institute for Global Engagement this fall, though the organization already has been active in a world of ways promoting international awareness among students, faculty and staff. Read more > National science grant to help younger students stay with STEMThe National Science Foundation has awarded SUNY Oswego a five-year, $872,523 grant to boost retention of freshmen and sophomores in science-related majors. Read more >People in Action In this issue, read about the latest faculty publications, a visiting scholar from China, and presentations around the world from Philadelphia to St. Petersburg to Taiwan by faculty, professional staff, Summer Scholars and Global Laboratory participants. Read more >Calendar HighlightsWednesday, July 18 Student Involvement Fair/Cruisin' the City Comedian Jay Black Thursday, Aug. 30


SUNY Oswego Campus Update : July 18, 2012 Accreditation reaffirmed, report due in two yearsThe Middle States Association's Commission on Higher Education acted at the end of June to reaffirm SUNY Oswego's accreditation, the last step in the decennial reaccreditation process. Read more >SpotlightWhat's cooking for Linda Webster? A new year of serving dining hall customers in the job she loves in this issue's Spotlight .Announcements Green and gold to color campus, community Friday U.S. News ranks Oswego's part-time MBA program Oswego named 'a best in the Northeast' college again Chamber series to open with 'Wicked' star 'One Community' campaign addresses town-gown issues Area businesses appear on campus today for Cruisin' the City Rock the Vote, Constitution Week events planned Faculty invited to apply for tickets to 'Cry for Peace' Ernst & Young series to open with documentary screening Festival Chorus invites singers to 'Elijah' rehearsals Police Report College night at Oswego Farmers Market Concert: "Medleys and Mashups" by Vocal Effect Blood drive Friday, Aug. 31 Green and Gold Day Blood drive Sunday, Sept. 2 Outdoor movies: "Goonies" and "Ghostbusters" Monday, Sept. 3 No classes: Labor Day Magic show Friday, Sept. 7 Opening reception for two art exhibitions Saturday, Sept. 8 Cross Country Invitational Sunday, Sept. 9 Concert: "Touring the Baroque" Monday, Sept. 10 Rock the Vote kickoff Tuesday, Sept. 11 Study Abroad Fair Rock the Vote short films: Education, the economy Wednesday, Sept. 12 Rock the Vote short films: Abortion, health care Thursday, Sept. 13 Election debate Documentary film on women and work For details, see SUNY Oswego Events .Quiz winnerWhat more appropriate victor than a WRVO-FM employee? Read more >Web Resources Research News Artswego Athletics Student Blogs Recent Milestones Faculty Assembly Employment Opportunities SUNY Oswego Home PageAction Items Submit news RSS news feeds Follow SUNY Oswego