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October Events at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY – The upcoming events and activities at SUNY Oswego include the following:

Now to Oct. 5

Art exhibitions

“The Era of the Dust Bowl,” which includes lithographs, posters, photographs and a short documentary film, and “Ebb & Flow” with water-inspired works by Mary Giehl and Kim Waale. 312-2113. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall.

Sept. 25 to Oct. 19

Art exhibit

“What Have We Done?” Illustrations by Aaron Z. Lee & Friends.” Free. 216-4985. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. First St., Oswego.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Field Hockey, Oswego vs. Elmira

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

Volleyball, Oswego vs. Keuka

Free. 312-2488. 6:30 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium in Laker Hall.

German movie: “Solo Sunny”

1980 East German drama film directed by Konrad Wolf and Wolfgang Kohlhaase. Best Actress Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. 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.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Field Hockey, Oswego vs. Keystone

Free. 312-2488. 4:30 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Artist talk by Nancy Diessner

Diessner’s artwork emerges from her background in painting, printmaking, drawing, photography and digital image manipulation. Incorporating all these media, her artwork explores the connection between humans and animals. 312-4581. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Thursday, Oct. 3

Housing Fair

Landlords and residential rental companies gather to share information with students who are interested in renting in the community in 2014-15. 312-5420. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Concourse, Campus Center, outside Room 132.

Rice Creek Field Station opening celebration

Part of SUNY Oswego’s Landmark Celebrations for new science facilities opened this semester. Free, including parking at Fallbrook Recreation Center on Thompson Road. oswego.edu/landmark or 312-2265. 3 p.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Friday, Oct. 4

College Council meeting

Meeting of the governor-appointed panel that oversees SUNY Oswego. Free. 312-2212. 9 a.m., Room 114, Campus Center.

Lecture: “Student Activism and Violence Against Women and Girls in India”

A talk by Dr. Paula Banerjee, Fulbright Fellow in Residence at SUNY Oswego from the University of Calcutta. 312-4190. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 1:50 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Shineman Center dedication ceremony

Dedication of the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation, including honorary degree awarding, and activities throughout the building. Part of SUNY Oswego’s Landmark Celebrations for new science facilities opened this semester. Free, including parking in Romney lot on Route 104, with shuttles to Shineman Center. oswego.edu/landmark or 312-2265. 2 p.m., Shineman Center.

Women’s Soccer, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh

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

Saturday, Oct. 5

Great Lakes Seaway Trail Blue Byway seminar

Part of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail Underwater Series of maritime heritage and history programs. Preregistration by Oct. 1 is $10 at www.seawaytrail.com/dive; late registration at the door is $15 as space allows. 315-646-1000 Ext. 203. 9 a.m.

Rice Creek Rambles: “Nature’s Banquet”

Participants will check in on the inhabitants of SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station to observe their preparations for winter during this naturalist-led walk through the woods and fields and also learn about some plants that are edible for humans. Those planning to attend are asked to call 216-6677 on the morning of the hike to check trail conditions. Unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Women’s Soccer, Oswego vs. Potsdam

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Tour Rice Creek Field Station

Tour SUNY Oswego’s new Rice Creek Field Station and learn about the sustainability features of the new 7,700 square-foot energy-efficient main building and facility. Free. 312-6677. 2 p.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Sunday, Oct. 6

Skype concert: Serdce from Belarus

In this lecture/demonstration, Serdce, a contemporary fusion group, discusses contemporary music in the former Soviet Union country of Belarus and its place in a society in transition. Live and original music performed by the group. 312-4581. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 3 p.m., Room 104, Lanigan Hall.

Monday, Oct. 7

Free Basketball Clinic

Emphasis is on fundamental skills of basketball through individual, small group, and large group instruction. Age Range: All kids in grades 1-8. Free. 312-2379 or [email protected] 9 a.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium, Laker Hall.

Talk by writer Philip Pardi

“Meditations on Rising and Falling,” Philip Pardi’s first book, won the Brittingham Poetry Prize and the Writers League of Texas Poetry Award. Pardi now teaches at Bard College. He will address the craft of poetry. Part of SUNY Oswego’s Living Writers Series. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2153 or 312-2625. 3 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Online information session on MBA programs

SUNY Oswego MBA Program Director Irene Scruton will discuss the programs in management, accounting and health services administration; full- vs. part-time, how to customize a course plan and how to apply. Question-and-answer session to follow. 312-3155. Register at oswego.edu/mbainfo. Noon.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Movie: “Selena”

1997 biographical film, starring Jennifer Lopez in her breakthrough role, about the life and career of the late Tejano music star Selena, murdered at the age of 23. 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.

Talk: “Will Miami Drown and What Does It Mean to Me?”

Eban Goodstein of Bard College speaks on “Will Miami Drown and What Does It Mean to Me? Fatalism, Activism and a Leadership Career for a Hotter World.” Part of SUNY Oswego’s Sustainability Series. 312-3277. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 7 p.m., Room 201, Campus Center.

Volleyball, Oswego vs. Cazenovia

Free. 312-2488. 7 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium in Laker Hall.

Concert: Jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein

Bernstein has played with such notables as Joshua Redman, Melvin Rhyne, Diana Krall and Larry Goldings. Pre-concert talk begins at 7 p.m. Part of SUNY Oswego’s Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series. $15 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Ballroom, Sheldon Hall.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Lecture: “Women in Financial Services”

“Women in Financial Services: How We Got a Seat at the Table and How We Can Keep It” by Dr. Mary Tone Rodgers, Marcia Belmar Willock Professor of Finance and director of the Gordon Lenz Center for Finance, Insurance and Risk Management at SUNY Oswego, will look at how individual women overcame discrimination in the financial services industry and will give advice about strategies for maintaining positive momentum. 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. 6 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Friday, Oct. 11

Women’s Soccer, Oswego vs. Buffalo State

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

Saturday, Oct. 12

Women’s Soccer, Oswego vs. Fredonia

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Sunday, Oct. 13

Concert: Oswego Jazz Project

Oswego Jazz Project, SUNY Oswego’s jazz quartet-in-residence, features Rob Auler on keyboard and piano, Trevor Jorgensen on winds, Max McKee on basses, and Eric Schmitz on drums and percussion. Part of SUNY Oswego’s Focus on Faculty Series. $8 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. 3 p.m., Ballroom, Sheldon Hall.

Monday, Oct. 14

Columbus Day Open House

Prospective students and their families may register at oswego.edu/visit. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

French movie: “The Class”

2008 French drama film directed by Laurent Cantet. Teacher and novelist François Begaudeau negotiates a year with his diverse students from a tough Parisian neighborhood. In French 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, Oct. 17

Online information session on MBA programs

SUNY Oswego MBA Program Director Irene Scruton will discuss the programs in management, accounting and health services administration; full- vs. part-time, how to customize a course plan and how to apply. Question-and-answer session to follow 312-3155. Register at oswego.edu/mbainfo. 4:30 p.m., online.

Theatre preview: “Fahrenheit 451”

Ray Bradbury’s 1953 classic condemns a society equalized by ignorance and celebrates the creative minds who write books for the eager minds who read them. $5. 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Friday, Oct. 18

Men’s Soccer, Oswego vs. Brockport

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

Reception for faculty art exhibitions

Work by SUNY Oswego art faculty in the north gallery and new work by SUNY Oswego art faculty member Cara Thompson in the south gallery. 312-2113. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 5 to 7 p.m., Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall.

Theatre performance: “Fahrenheit 451”

Ray Bradbury’s 1953 classic condemns a society equalized by ignorance and celebrates the creative minds who write books for the eager minds who read them. $12 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Rice Creek Rambles: “Reports from the Field”

Participants will learn about recent research projects conducted at Rice Creek by SUNY Oswego students and faculty and take a hike for an up-close look at Rice Creek’s ecology and the habitats being investigated. Studies this year include the plants and animals of wetlands, woodlands and successional meadows. Those planning to attend are asked to call 216-6677 on the morning of the hike to check trail conditions. Unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 11 a.m. p.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Volleyball Triangular

Free. 312-2488. Noon to 6 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium in Laker Hall.

Men’s Soccer, Oswego vs. Geneseo

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Nature program: “Wonderful World of Wood Ducks”

SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station in partnership with Dr. Michael Schummer’s “Waterfowl Ecology” class will present a program about waterfowl common to Rice Creek and throughout the Central New York area. Participants will learn how to help conserve wetlands and make wood duck boxes. Part of SUNY Oswego Rice Creek Field Station’s Sharing Science program. Unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 216-6677. 1 p.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Theatre performance: “Fahrenheit 451”

Ray Bradbury’s 1953 classic condemns a society equalized by ignorance and celebrates the creative minds who write books for the eager minds who read them. $12 at box office or $10 online ($7 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Sunday, Oct. 20

Basketball Shooting Clinic

Emphasis is on individualized shooting instruction, break down of individual shot for all kids from ages 7-18. $50. 312-2379 or [email protected] 9 a.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium, Laker Hall.

Concert: Syracuse Vocal Ensemble

“Classics to Bluegrass.” One of New York’s finest choral organizations joins forces with sparkling bluegrass instrumental talents for a genre-blending performance of “The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass” by contemporary composer Carol Barnett and other works drawing on Appalachian folk traditions. Performed with regional bluegrass luminaries Joe Davoli, Perry Cleaveland, Zachary Fleitz, John Cadley, Nick Piccininni and Maureen Henesey and the Syracuse Country/Contra Dancers. $18 ($16 for seniors, $5 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. 3 p.m., Ballroom, Sheldon Hall.

Monday, Oct. 21

Talk by writer Tammy Ryan

“Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods,” a full-length play by Tammy Ryan, won the Francesca Primus Prize in 2012 from the American Theater Critics Association. Ryan’s 14 plays have been performed across the United States and internationally, most often at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. Ryan will talk about the process of playwriting and the influence that having an “artistic home” has had on her work. Part of SUNY Oswego’s Living Writers Series. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-2153 or 312-2625. 3 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Field Hockey, Oswego vs. Nazareth

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

Swimming and Diving, Oswego vs. Rochester Institute of Technology

Free. 312-2488. 6 p.m., Laker Pool in Laker Hall.

Artist talk by Aaron Sinift

312-4581. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Film and discussion: “Beast Wishes”

Film screening and discussion by Frank Dietz, documentary director. This feature-length documentary chronicles the story of how Bob and Kathy Burns became the goodwill ambassadors of sci-fi and horror film fandom. This couple spent their lives nurturing the creative spark in talented people, many of whom went on to become award-winning masters in the Hollywood makeup and special effects industries. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-3181. 7:30 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Friday, Oct. 25

Field Hockey, Oswego vs. Oneonta

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

Theatre performance: “Fahrenheit 451”

Ray Bradbury’s 1953 classic condemns a society equalized by ignorance and celebrates the creative minds who write books for the eager minds who read them. $12 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Oct. 25 to 27

Family and Friends Weekend

Family and Friends Weekend includes events that showcase the scholarly, creative and athletic talents of students, including outside entertainment that the entire family can enjoy. 312-2301.

Saturday, Oct. 26

Rice Creek Field Station open house

Open house at SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station for visitors during Family and Friends Weekend. Free. 312-2265. All day, Rice Creek Field Station.

Rice Creek Rambles: “Tucking in for Winter”

Participants will check how the flora and fauna at Rice Creek prepare for winter and where the best wintering-over spots are during this naturalist-led walk through the woods and fields. Those planning to attend are asked to call 216-6677 on the morning of the hike to check trail conditions. Unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free. 11 a.m., Rice Creek Field Station.

Parents Day concert

Pieces by Oswego Jazz and Latin Jazz ensembles, Wind Ensemble, College Choir, College-Community Orchestra and State Singers. 312-2130. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. Noon, Ballroom, Hewitt Union.

Field Hockey, Oswego vs. New Paltz

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

Men’s Soccer, Oswego vs. Cortland

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Swimming and Diving, Oswego vs. Oneonta

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Laker Pool in Laker Hall.

“The Flexible Comedian”: Jonathan Burns

Part of SUNY Oswego’s Family and Friends Weekend. 312-3114. 1:30 and 3 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Theatre performance: “Fahrenheit 451”

Ray Bradbury’s 1953 classic condemns a society equalized by ignorance and celebrates the creative minds who write books for the eager minds who read them. $12 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Comedian-magician Derek Hughes

Part of SUNY Oswego’s Family and Friends Weekend. 312-3114. 8 p.m., Ballroom, Hewitt Union.

Sunday, Oct. 27

Theatre performance: “Fahrenheit 451”

Ray Bradbury’s 1953 classic condemns a society equalized by ignorance and celebrates the creative minds who write books for the eager minds who read them. $12 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. 2:30 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Monday, Oct. 28

Film screening: “Dark Side of Chocolate”

“Dark Side of Chocolate” is a journalistic documentary on forced labor and human trafficking of African children with the cocoa industry. A discussion will follow the film. 312-4190. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

German movie: “The Vision”

2009 religious drama from director-writer Margarethe von Trotta follows the exploits of the 12th century Benedictine nun Hildegard von Bingen, a feminist centuries ahead of her time. 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.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Movie: “Biutiful”

2010 film starring Javier Bardem and directed by Alejandro González Inarritu. “Biutiful” is a love story between a father and his children set in Barcelona. 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, Oct. 31

Lecture: “Government Policies for Equity: Gender Mainstreaming in Mexico”

Karla Dominguez-Gonzalez, a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, recently worked with the Mexican Ministry of Women on implementing a gender mainstreaming strategy at the Ministry of Social Development. 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. 6 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.