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September 18, 2018

August Events at SUNY Oswego Announced


OSWEGO, NY – The following events and activities are planned at SUNY Oswego for th ecoming month:

Now to Sept. 6
Art exhibit
Watercolor exhibit “Metamorphosis” by artist Rose Besch, a retired art teacher. Free. 312-2112. 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.

Saturday, Aug. 2
Rice Creek Ramble
Guided walk showing visitors what creatures are around, what they eat and where they live. 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.

Monday, Aug. 4
Boys baseball camp begins
Two days of pitching and catching and two days of hitting and defense for boys age 8 to 12. $115. 312-2405 or [email protected] athletics.oswego.edu/summercamps 9 a.m. to noon, Laker field.

Teen girls volleyball camp begins
Five-day camp for girls 13 to 18 years old. $100. 312-3330 or [email protected] athletics.oswego.edu/summercamps 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium, Laker Hall.

Teen boys baseball camp begins
Two days of pitching and catching and two days of hitting and defense for boys age 13 to 18. $115. 312-2405 or [email protected] athletics.oswego.edu/summercamps 1 to 4 p.m., Laker Field.

Saturday, Aug. 9
Rice Creek Ramble
Guided walk showing visitors what creatures are around, what they eat and where they live. 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.

Tuesday, Aug. 12
Conservation field studies begins
This three-day education program is designed to investigate the interdependence of Rice Creek’s ecosystems through field studies and projects. The focus will be environmental stewardship along with team building. Participants will examine the importance of stewardship through habitat study, animal habits and real-life applications. For teens in grades 9 through 12. 312-6678 or email [email protected] $75 ($60 for Rice Creek Associates). 3 p.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Wednesday, Aug. 20
Oswego Writing Institute begins
The theme of this two-day program is “Compose, Reflect, Renew: Literacies for School Reform.” The institute is a professional development opportunity for P-16 educators. There will be breakout sessions, Common Core standards-aligned professional development and book signings. The featured award-winning authors are Jerry Pinkney and Linda Sue Park. Register online at oswego.edu/education. Free, including parking and light refreshments. 312-2102 or [email protected] 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Marano Center.

Friday, Aug. 22
Welcoming Torchlight Ceremony
Members of the Class of 2018 are welcomed into the SUNY Oswego community. The musical program begins at 8:30 p.m. followed immediately by the ceremony. 312-2258. Marano Center, outdoors, weather permitting.

Monday, Aug. 25
Fall classes begin
312-2136.

Wednesday, Aug. 27
Student Involvement Fair
Student clubs and organizations will recruit new members, and area businesses will showcase their products and services to students. Free. 312-3492. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Arena and Convocation Hall, Marano Center.

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