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April Events at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY – The following events and activities are coming up next month at SUNY Oswego.

March 25 to April 17

Art exhibition

“Generations IV,” featuring work by local art teachers, their students and student teachers earning master of arts in teaching degrees, and Spring Master of Arts Exhibition, featuring work by graduate students in graphic design and studio art. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2113. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall.

March 28 to April 17

Master of Arts Exhibition

“Identity,” featuring work by SUNY Oswego graduate student Mark Taitt in digital print portraits. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2113. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall.

Tuesday, April 1

Blood drive

Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2301. 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Arena, Campus Center, Upper Level.

Baseball, Oswego vs. Cortland

Free. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Laker Baseball Field.

Men’s Lacrosse, Oswego vs. Clarkson

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Zen meditation workshop

The instructor is Sam Gordon of the Zen Center of Syracuse. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4416. 6:30 p.m., Room 205, Campus Center.

Artist talk by Endi Poskovic

Poskovic’s woodcut prints embrace palettes, patterns and forms that are surrealistic and expressive. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2113. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Wednesday, April 2

Blood drive

Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2301. 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Arena, Campus Center, Upper Level.

Baseball, Oswego vs. St. Lawrence

Free. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Laker Baseball Field.

Softball, Oswego vs. Cazenovia

Free. 312-2488. 3:30 p.m., Laker Softball Field.

Movie: “In Juli”

2000 film directed by Faith Akin. A shy teacher meets a free-spirited street vendor in Hamburg. In German with English subtitles. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2196. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

April 2 to 19

Art exhibit: “Traditional Illustration”

SUNY Oswego students show their art work employing traditional illustration materials. Free. 216-4985. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. First St., Oswego.

Thursday, April 3

Blood drive

Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2301. 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Arena, Campus Center, Upper Level.

Lecture: “Strategies for Success for Women in Engineering and Science”

Dr. Ruth Baltus, professor of chemical engineering at Clarkson University and SUNY Oswego 1977 graduate, will present “Following My Foremothers: Historical Perspective and Strategies for Success for Women in Engineering and Science.” Part of SUNY Oswego’s Ernst & Young Lecture Series. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-3071. 4 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Lecture: “Global Trends and Your Role in a Sustainable Future”

Bob Moritz, chairman and senior partner of the U.S. accounting firm of PwC (formerly PricewaterhouseCoopers) and a 1985 SUNY Oswego graduate, will speak. A live websteam of the presentation will be available at http://oswego.edu/academics/webcast.html. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2204. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Concert: U.S. Army’s Jazz Ambassadors

The 19-member ensemble of the U.S. Army Field Band will perform big band swing, bebop, Latin contemporary jazz, popular tunes and Dixieland selections from a variety of jazz greats, plus patriotic favorites and a salute to veterans. Free, with tickets required; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. Tickets are available at SUNY Oswego box offices, by calling 315-312-2141, and online ($3 online processing fee) at tickets.oswego.edu. 7:30 p.m., Ballroom, Hewitt Union.

Friday, April 4

Baseball, Oswego vs. New Paltz

Free. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Laker Baseball Field.

Men’s Lacrosse, Oswego vs. Brockport

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Fashion show

“Allure: Battle of the Designers,” the SUNY Oswego African Student Organization’s first fashion show, will showcase young designers. Music by DJ Tunez, ASO dancers, and a special performance by Awon Boyz. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2953. 6 p.m., Ballroom, Hewitt Union.

Saturday, April 5

Rice Creek Ramble

This “Spring Awakenings” ramble will give walkers a chance to observe new appearances in the forests, fields and wetlands as seasons change. Participants should dress for the weather and call 312-6677 the morning of the hike to check trail conditions. Program size is limited, unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Baseball, Oswego vs. New Paltz

Doubleheader. Free. 312-2488. Noon, Laker Baseball Field.

Men’s Tennis, Oswego vs. Daemen

Free. 312-2488 Noon, Romney Tennis Courts.

Women’s Lacrosse, Oswego vs. Cortland

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Sunday, April 6

Concert: Baroque Music and Dance

This concert explores Baroque music as inspiration for different styles of dance: modern, Classical, and, of course, Baroque. The concert features Ligia Pinheiro — dancer, historian and choreographer — dance students, and pianist Juan La Manna performing and conducting. Part of SUNY Oswego’s Focus on Faculty Series. $8 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in lots adjacent to and across Washington Boulevard from Sheldon Hall. 312-2141. 3 p.m., Ballroom, Sheldon Hall.

Planetarium show

Limited seating: first-come, first-served. Free, including parking in the Washington Boulevard lot (E15 or C15) or Campus Center lot off Centennial (E10). 312-2790. 7 p.m., Second Floor, Shineman Center.

Monday, April 7

International coffee hour

Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2196. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Room 255, Campus Center.

Lecture: “Neither Straight Nor White: Reinventing Black Gay History”

By Kevin Mumford, professor of history at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2967. 6:30 p.m., Room 114, Campus Center.

Tuesday, April 8

Women’s Lacrosse, Oswego vs. Buffalo State

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Zen meditation workshop

The instructor is Sam Gordon of the Zen Center of Syracuse. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4416. 6:30 p.m., Room 205, Campus Center.

Wednesday, April 9

Quest

Annual daylong symposium devoted to presentations of scholarly and creative activity of students and faculty; supplants classes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 312-5631.

Quest keynote speaker Bruce Coville

Coville is a SUNY Oswego alumnus and famed author of more than 100 books for children and young adults, such as “My Teacher Is an Alien” and books series including “The Unicorn Chronicles.” Free. 312-3173. 10 a.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Baseball, Oswego vs. SUNYIT

Free. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Laker Baseball Field.

Softball, Oswego vs. Utica

Free. 312-2488. 3:30 p.m., Laker Softball Field.

Men’s Lacrosse, Oswego vs. Cortland

Free. 312-2488 4 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Thursday, April 10

College Council meeting

Meeting of the governor-appointed panel that oversees SUNY Oswego. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2212. 1 p.m., Room 114, Campus Center.

Men’s Tennis, Oswego vs. St John Fisher

Free. 312-2488 3:30 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

Friday, April 11

Research Awards Ceremony

SUNY Oswego’s Research and Sponsored Program Awards Ceremony. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2888. Noon, Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Honors Convocation

Annual award ceremony celebrating outstanding student achievement. Free. 312-2290. 3 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Softball, Oswego vs. Brockport

Free. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Laker Softball Field.

Saturday, April 12

Nature program: “Composting Fundamentals”

“Composting Fundamentals” will help attendees sort out whether they need a bin, a pile or a tumbler to put such things as kitchen scraps and yard waste to good use in a healthy compost pile. Visitors can hear about the field station’s three-bin system and share their own composting tips. Part of the SUNY Oswego Rice Creek Field Station’s Sharing Science program. Unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 312-6677. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Softball, Oswego vs. Geneseo

Free. 312-2488. Noon, Laker Softball Field.

Sunday, April 13

Planetarium show

Limited seating: first-come, first-served. Free, including parking in the Washington Boulevard lot (E15 or C15) or Campus Center lot off Centennial (E10). 312-2790. 7 p.m., Second Floor, Shineman Center.

Monday, April 14

International coffee hour

Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2196. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Room 255, Campus Center.

Tuesday, April 15

Zen meditation workshop

The instructor is Sam Gordon of the Zen Center of Syracuse. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4416. 6:30 p.m., Room 205, Campus Center.

Artist talk by Edward Mayer

Mayer is an installation artist whose work employs non-traditional materials and questions the concept of art as commodity. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2113. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Wednesday, April 16

Softball, Oswego vs. SUNYIT

Free. 312-2488. 3:30 p.m., Laker Softball Field.

Men’s Lacrosse, Oswego vs. Canton

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Women’s Tennis, Oswego vs. Roberts Wesleyan

Free. 312-2488 4 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

Discussion: “Can Silicon Valley Save the World?”

By Charles Kenny, senior fellow with the Center for Global Development in Washington, D.C., and Ulises Mejias of SUNY Oswego’s communication studies department. Part of SUNY Oswego’s Institute for Global Engagement discussion series themed “New Perspectives on Global Poverty.” Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. Light refreshments will be served. 312-3094. 4:35 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Movie: “Todo Sobre Mi Madre”

1999 film, “All About My Mother,” directed by Pedro Almodóvar. The story of a single mother who leaves her home in Madrid after the death of her son. In Spanish with English subtitles. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2196. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Friday, April 18

No classes: Good Friday.

Saturday, April 19

Women’s Lacrosse, Oswego vs. Brockport

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Sunday, April 20

Planetarium show

Limited seating: first-come, first-served. Free, including parking in the Washington Boulevard lot (E15 or C15) or Campus Center lot off Centennial (E10). 312-2790. 7 p.m., Second Floor, Shineman Center.

Monday, April 21

International coffee hour

Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2196. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Room 255, Campus Center.

Tuesday, April 22

Earth Day Expo and Oswego County GENIUS Olympiad

The Olympiad will feature high school environmental science projects. The Expo will feature an exhibition by SUNY Oswego’s sustainability team. Olympiad contact: 312-3084, [email protected]; Expo contact: 312-2873, [email protected] 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Shineman Center Nucleus and Wilber Hall.

Earth Day talk

“The Role of Groundwater in Adapting to Changing Water Demand and Climates in Sub-Saharan Africa” by Dr. Graham Bradley of SUNY Oswego’s earth sciences department. He will discuss where the water is, how much water there is, and the resilience of groundwater to climate change and discuss his experiences undertaking geological and groundwater research in Uganda. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-3277. 2:20 p.m., Room 114, Campus Center.

Student Involvement Awards

Awards recognize and reward students and their organizations whose involvement has made SUNY Oswego and the surrounding community a better place to live and learn. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-5420; [email protected] 4 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center.

Zen meditation workshop

The instructor is Sam Gordon of the Zen Center of Syracuse. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4416. 6:30 p.m., Room 205, Campus Center.

Wednesday, April 23

Baseball, Oswego vs. Ithaca

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., Laker Baseball Field.

Men’s Lacrosse, Oswego vs. Potsdam

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Men’s Tennis, Oswego vs. Keuka

Free. 312-2488 4 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

“Slut Walk”

Speaker will be Stephanie Gilmore, a feminist activist. The SUNY Oswego Women’s Center will give away 500 free T-shirts. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2967. 7 p.m., walk begins at Ballroom, Hewitt Union.

Movie: “Conejo en la Luna”

2004 film, “Rabbit in the Moon,” directed by Jorge Ramirez-Suarez. A naive young couple is drawn into a dangerous plot that reaches to the highest levels of politics and law enforcement. In Spanish with English subtitles. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2196. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Thursday, April 24

Theatre preview: “Young Frankenstein”

$5, including parking in front of Culkin Hall and in lot E-18 east of Culkin. 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Friday, April 25

Baseball, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh

Free. 312-2488. 3 to 5:30 p.m., Laker Baseball Field.

Dinner talk: “Computational Astrophysics”

Banquet of the 110th symposium of the joint meeting of the New York section of the American Physical Society and Astronomy Society of New York with Dr. Adam Frank of the University of Rochester as speaker. Banquet price to be announced; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-3044. 6 p.m., Sheldon Hall.

Indie concert: Arms & Sleepers, American Royalty and Gianni Paci

Arms & Sleepers is an electronic duo from Boston. American Royalty is a psych-pop trio from Brooklyn. Guitarist Gianni Paci, a recent graduate of New York University, is influenced by Buddy Holly and The Beatles. Performer Magazine recently featured him on its cover. $5 at the door; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4581. 7 to 10 p.m., Lounge, Hewitt Union.

Theatre performance: “Young Frankenstein”

$15 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in front of Culkin Hall and in lot E-18 east of Culkin. 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

April 25 and 26

Symposium: “Astrophysics for the New Century”

110th symposium of the joint meeting of the New York section of the American Physical Society and Astronomy Society of New York featuring talks on cutting-edge astronomy, including recent advances gleaned from Cassini, extra-solar planets, interstellar dust, multi-wavelength observations of planetary nebulae and cosmology. Banquet at 6 p.m. Friday open to the public with keynote talk on “Computational Astrophysics.” 315-312-2679 or [email protected] or 315-312-3044 or [email protected], http://www.nyssaps.org/ Shineman Center.

Saturday, April 26

Mental Health Awareness Conference

312-3677. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, and concourse, Campus Center.

Rice Creek Story Hour: “Rainbow Crow”

Participants will learn about nature through the book “Rainbow Crow.” Story Hour is designed for elementary-aged children, though all are welcome. An adult must accompany children. Program size is limited, unable to accommodate groups. Free. 312-6677. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Baseball, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh

Doubleheader. Free. 312-2488. Noon, Laker Baseball Field.

Softball, Oswego vs. Cortland

Free. 312-2488. Noon, Laker Softball Field.

Art exhibit opening reception

Reception for “Graphic Flash,” pairing of digital illustrations and creative writing by SUNY Oswego students. Free. 216-4985. 2 to 4 p.m., Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. First St., Oswego.

Theatre performance: “Young Frankenstein”

$15 at box office or $10 online ($7 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in front of Culkin Hall and in lot E-18 east of Culkin. 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

April 26 and 27

Men’s Golf Spring Tournament

Free. 312-2488 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oswego Country Club.

Sunday, April 27

Planetarium show

Limited seating: first-come, first-served. Free, including parking in the Washington Boulevard lot (E15 or C15) or Campus Center lot off Centennial (E10). 312-2790. 7 p.m., Second Floor, Shineman Center.

Monday, April 28

International coffee hour

Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2196. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Room 255, Campus Center.

Talk: “My Life in Trauma Studies”

Talk by Dr. Karen Wolford of SUNY Oswego’s psychology department. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4013. 7 p.m., Room 133, Campus Center.

Tuesday, April 29

Baseball, Oswego vs. Rochester Institute of Technology

Free. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Laker Baseball Field.

Softball, Oswego vs. Nazareth

Free. 312-2488. 3:30 p.m., Laker Softball Field.

Zen meditation workshop

The instructor is Sam Gordon of the Zen Center of Syracuse. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4416. 6:30 p.m., Room 205, Campus Center.

Wednesday, April 30

Movie: “Sin Nombre”

2009 film, “Nameless,” directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. The story of a Honduran girl trying to emigrate to the United States and a boy needing to escape the violence of gang life. In Spanish with English subtitles. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2196. 7:15 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Concert: Bass-baritone Philip Cokorinos

Cokorinos is a frequent performer at the Metropolitan Opera and received glowing reviews with companies from coast to coast for his portrayal of Leporello in “Don Giovanni.” Part of SUNY Oswego’s Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series. $15 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in lots adjacent to and across Washington Boulevard from Sheldon Hall. 7:30 p.m., Ballroom, Sheldon Hall.