OSWEGO — Members of the Central New York community are welcome to join the Weather Channel and NBC “Today” show festivities beginning at 5:30 a.m. Oct. 16, at SUNY Oswego.
Al Roker, a 1976 Oswego graduate, is scheduled to broadcast his remotes for NBC’s “Today” show from the college’s Marano Campus Center as well as the entire “Wake Up with Al” show on the Weather Channel.
The Crossroads Cafe in the Marano Campus Center will open at 5:30 a.m. for coffee, doughnuts and other fare.
Visitors will not need a parking permit before 7:30 a.m. to park on campus. From 7:30 a.m. on, visitors may park free in the Romney lot, Lot 7, south of Route 104 at the intersection of Sheldon Avenue and Route 104 near Oswego’s western city limits. Shuttles will transport students and visitors to and from the main campus approximately every 15 minutes beginning at 7:30 a.m.
The shuttle service will continue through the day, which is filled with special events, including an honorary degree presentation to media icon Charlie Rose, the 10th Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit — featuring Rose, Roker and other media luminaries — and a guest sculptor’s molten-iron pour. For more details on the day’s events, visit alumni.oswego.edu