SUNY Oswego reinstituted a Homecoming celebration in 2015, and decided it was so successful that the 2016 celebration has been expanded to two days. Homecoming 2016 will take place Nov. 4 and 5 at various locations around campus and the city of Oswego. In 2015, hundreds of students, alumni and friends of the Oswego college community participated in Homecoming events.
The Oswego County Health Department has reported that a SUNY Oswego freshman has contracted the mumps virus. The student began showing symptoms last Friday and was diagnosed and treated at the college’s Mary Walker Health Center on Monday (Sept. 12). The student was immediately isolated to prevent the spread of the disease on campus.
Steve Chirello, owner of Chirello Advertising, served as a judge for the 2014 State University of New York Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) Award of Excellence category of Community Relations programs. This is the fifth time Chirello has served as a judge for this competition. Dan Doyle, director of annual giving for SUNY Albany and
Steve Chirello, owner of Chirello Advertising, served as a judge for the 2013 State University of New York Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) Award of Excellence category for Community Relations Programs. This is the fifth time Chirello has served as a judge for this competition.
The award was created several years ago to recognize businesses and community organizations that do “great things” for Oswego’s students. It celebrates and honors those who have made significant contributions to the betterment of the district and its children.
The H. Lee White Marine Museum is partnering with the Oswego Maritime Foundation, and the Department of Technology at SUNY to offer Family Boat Building, right here in Oswego’s Historic Maritime District.
This year, the ceremony will be broadcast live by Oswego High School’s WBUC. The graduation will be live on Channel 16 (Time Warner in Oswego) starting at 10 a.m. It will also be broadcast on web.www.livesportsvideo.com
The former deal expired June 30, 2010. The new contract is effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2015. The agreement sets a starting rate of $7.90 per 1,000 gallons for the first year. It then increases 3 percent per year for each year after. The college will also pay a share of the cost of the upgrade of the city’s westside wastewater treatment plant.
SUNY Oswego professors, student organizations and others have worked together to send a large shipment of textbooks to a university in South Sudan. In an effort to supply the John Garang Memorial University library in South Sudan, around 5,000 textbooks were donated along with more than $5,000.
As part of SUNY Oswego’s Alumni Weekend the DKK Alumni Association is sponsoring a Déjà vu reunion concert on June 10 from 9 p.m. until midnight behind GS Steamers / The Econolodge, East First Street. Headlining the concert will be Oswego’s own Frostbit Blue.