5 things to know about coworking

May 5, 2016

OSWEGO, N.Y. – With working from home and freelancing on the rise, coworking is taking the world by storm. But what is it exactly? A cowork is an office community of people who are either self-employed or work for a variety of employers. This creates an environment where knowledge, ideas, and space are shared for equal benefit. With the idea becoming increasingly widespread, here’s five things to know about coworking. Continue reading

Dr. Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit, Part 2

This is a collection of photos from the career connector panel event of the 2015 Dr. Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit (as well as from classes and events earlier in the day). The summit was entitled “A Mile in My Shoes: Reflections on Equality & Diversity in the Media.” The career connector panel features recent alumni of SUNY Oswego who have succeeded in the the world of communications. I was on the e-board of the student panel that planned the event. (Note: these are not the original file size.)

How class cancellations happen

December 8, 2015

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SUNY Oswego in April when the snow was melting, the temperature had spiked and it looked like spring had begun and the next day there were conditions nearing whiteout. | Justine Polonski

OSWEGO, N.Y. – When SUNY Oswego decides to cancel classes for the university as a whole, there is a whole team of people that are involved before students receive the SUNY NY-ALERT notification that lets them know.

The final word comes from Deborah Stanley, the university president (or her designee.) But first, a local forecaster a SUNY Oswego-specific weather forecast that aids in the decision. Once the decision is made on Stanley’s part, the university’s office of communications and marketing takes over to get word out to the campus population. Continue reading