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n Feb. 10, 2016Winter Photos n In this issue's photo gallery a speaker carries on her fathers message of nonviolent social change, an exhibition honors the work of two former art professors, a museum and an opera attract students, and a faculty member helps sponsor an astrophysics conference. If you would like to submit photos of timely activities for future issues, email pictures with a brief caption to .Video: Speaker Bernice King inspires students n Bernice A. King spoke to and inspired the SUNY Oswego community at the colleges 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in January. Watch > Documentary to commemorate visionary Fuller n SUNY Oswego will celebrate the late inventor and architect R. Buckminster Fuller in March with a series of exhibitions and activities surrounding a live documentary of Fullers life and ideas directed by Sam Green with music performed onstage by pioneering indie band Yo La Tengo. Read more > Alumnus creates scholarships, memorialAs a freshman, Marilyn Burkell Roth nearly dropped out of college after her father died unexpectedly. Now a scholarship endowed in memory of this 1963 Tyler Hall renovation enhanced n by new $18 million allocationDesign work on the final two phases of Tyler Hall's renovation will get underway soon, thanks to a new infusion of capital funds, even as the building is readied to reopen following the first phase of reconstruction. Read more > People in Action n In this issue, read about exhibitions of works by art faculty members, a philosophy professor's publication on medical ethics, a visiting scholar in business, and an appointee to a gerontology journal's editorial board. Read more > Calendar HighlightsWednesday, Feb. 10 Town hall meeting with President Stanley


graduate, who went on to a life of accomplishment, will provide a second chance for future Oswego students who need support after a setback in their lives. Read more > Endowment again outperforms industry average n The Oswego College Foundation's endowment recorded a rate of return that was nearly double its peers, according to the recent NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. Read more > Faculty, students receive campus grants n Faculty and students have begun work on 20 new scholarly and creative projects funded through nearly $30,000 in campus grants. Deadline for the next round of funding is Feb. 15. Read more > SpotlightMeet political science faculty member Allison Rank, whose research and mentoring roles focus on student engagement with the American political process in this issue's Spotlight .Announcements Black History Month to feature BET News host Tony Award-winning designer, Oswego alumnus to speak SA president off to Baltimore for mayoral campaign College upgrades spaces for hearing-impaired audiences School of Business cited as veteran friendly Afiara Quartet to bring 'pursuit of beauty' to concert Focus on Faculty concert Sunday to feature classical works Sheldon Hall ballroom modernized Woman and sports series to feature marathon pioneer Rice Creek Associates seek small grants proposals Police Report Friday, Feb. 12 Mardi Gras Celebration Saturday, Feb. 13 Maarifa symposium Sunday, Feb. 14 Faculty concert Wednesday, Feb. 17 "Gender and Sports" panel Talk by Tony Award-winning alumnus Black History Month speaker Thursday, Feb. 18 Performance by saxophonist Alphonso Sanders Saturday, Feb. 20 Rice Creek Ramble Wednesday, Feb. 24 Concert by Afiara Quartet n For more events, see SUNY Oswego Events


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