Park visitors are invited to enjoy a winter wonderland snowshoe hike at Selkirk Shores State Park from 5 to 7 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Beginning at the skier parking area, lanterns will line a gradual self-guided mile loop. Following the hike, hot chocolate will be served around a cozy fire at the pavilion overlooking Lake Ontario.
The Oswego City School District Board of Education recognized the retirements of Susan Piasecki and Kim Bryant at its January 26 meeting.
SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station will provide some financial assistance to a limited number of children interested in its summer programs, Exploring Nature and Conservation Field Studies. The scholarship applications, available for printing at oswego.edu/ricecreek/programs, require that children be eligible for free or reduced lunches and have a copy of the award verification from the school district. The information is confidential, and will not be shared.
SUNY Oswego’s registrar, Jerret LeMay, has been appointed to a two-year term on a customer advisory board at Ellucian serving the Degree Works community. Degree Works is degree-planning software that gives students a visually informative tool to stay on course for graduation. Oswego students and their faculty advisers began using Degree Works two years ago.
The Chili Pepper Scavenger Hunt is set to kick off on Jan. 31 and run through Feb. 7 at participating locations in Oswego as part of the 10th annual Warm Up Oswego Festival. Participants will receive a “passport” along with a map of the city of Oswego. The “passport” contains the full list of the 42 participating locations.