As the crowd fell silent Saturday (Sept. 30), the only thing that could be heard was the ringing of a bell after each name of a community member lost to suicide was read. A chill in the air didn’t prevent 778 community members from gathering at SUNY Oswego’s Hewitt Union for CNY’s seventh annual Stride to SAVE Lives event. SAVE’s new campaign – “Hope. It saves lives,” reflects the common goal of prevention and spreading positivity.
On Saturday, Sept. 30, Suicide Awareness Voices of Education and the SUNY Oswego Lifestyles Center will hold their seventh annual Stride to SAVE Lives walk. The event is held every year to raise awareness about suicide. During the event, there will be a 5k walk or run starting at 11 a.m. as well as raffles, stories from survivors, musical performances and food.
This Saturday (May 20), when the horses enter the Pimlico starting gate ready to run the 142nd Preakness Stakes, 1986 SUNY Oswego alumnus Tom Bellhouse will be trackside, cheering on one of his company’s most famous investments — Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming.
Recently a group made up of the WRVO news director and SUNY Oswego communication studies faculty members discussed ways to identify what is fake news and how to stem the flow of fake news in today’s social media world. The onus is on the “consumer,” according to the panel. If an article seems to be too good to be true, too crazy to be true than it probably isn’t true, they said.
Dr. Allison Rank, assistant professor of Political Science at SUNY Oswego will be one of the three speakers on the panel at next week’s Populating the Polls: Then and Now There will also be An exhibition of posters created by upstate New York designers urging residents to get out to the polls and vote. Just recently, Dr. Rank spearheaded Vote Oswego, which collected 2,637 forms to register SUNY Oswego students to vote.
The 2016 Oswego Writing Institute, co-sponsored by the SUNY Oswego School of Education, Team Sheldon, and the Fulton City School District, August 16-17, will benefit the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County, said Mike Egan, president of the LCOC Leadership Council. There is no charge to attend the two-day event, but all donations will benefit LCOC.
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Less than a year after fighting to improve with the Oswego State women’s basketball team on the hardwood of Max Ziel Gymnasium, Rachael Windhausen was fighting for something different – her life. Rachael was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after a series of tests and scans over the summer, changing her focus from post moves and jump shots to chemotherapy treatments and survival.
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The suspect of an assault at SUNY Oswego has been apprehended, identified and is pending charges according to a campus wide announcement delivered around 10:30 tonight (December 9.) The suspect, identified as Eric DeBrose, was allegedly involved in an assault against a Seneca Hall resident during the afternoon hours earlier the same day.