Sabbatical leave

December 9, 2013

OSWEGO, N.Y. – Obtaining sabbatical leave at SUNY Oswego requires a lengthy process, but it’s questionable whether it’s sufficient when there are too few professors to teach a sufficient amount of class sections.

An example of a scenario where there are too few professors left to teach the needed sections of classes is the spring 2014 semester for students of the honors program. Continue reading

‘Thrive’

April 11, 2013

OSWEGO, N.Y. – Oswego State’s Office of Business and Community Relations has put forth a new program called ‘Thrive’ in an effort to improve both the Oswego State community and the community of Oswego as a whole in various ways.

Jeffrey Grimshaw is the director of the Office of Business and Community Relations, and has been a large contributor to Thrive. He has been involved in much of the program since the beginning.

“The Thrive project of the Office of Business and Community Relations is intended to elevate the engagement activities between SUNY Oswego and the greater Central New York community,” Grimshaw said. Continue reading

Adventure of a lifetime

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Screenshot of The Oswegonian article written by Justine Polonski

April 26, 2013

OSWEGO, N.Y. – Ted Winkworth is the alcohol and other drug program coordinator at Oswego State. He is a graduate of the University at Buffalo with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a graduate of Syracuse University with a master’s degree in community mental health counseling. He even studied psychology at Oswego State for a year during his undergraduate studies. Now he is about to begin a journey that will be a new and exciting departure from the norm.

As the alcohol and other drug program coordinator, Winkworth works with the Lifestyles Center in drug and alcohol prevention at the university, and has been doing that for about three and a half years. However, Winkworth will be leaving his position at Oswego State after the end of this semester in order to embark on an intercontinental motorcycle tour. Continue reading