State University of New York at Oswego

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The State University of New York at Oswego was founded in 1861 as Oswego Normal School by Edward Austin Sheldon and became the New York State Teachers College at Oswego in 1948. In 1962 the college became a College of Arts and Sciences. Now SUNY Oswego is a liberal arts college located on the shore of Lake Ontario near Oswego, New York.

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Campus:

Originally founded in the city of Oswego, the university moved to its current location on the shore of Lake Ontario in 1913 after Sheldon Hall was constructed.

The campus today consists of 45 buildings with classroom, laboratory, residential, and athletic facilities. Recent years have witnessed the launch of a $50 million campus-wide renovation and renewal program, with the new Campus Center the first new-from-the-ground-up building in more than 30 years rising into the future social hub of campus.

Famous Alumni

SUNY at Oswego boasts numerous talented alumni, including Ken Auletta, Al Roker and ESPN sportscasters Linda Cohn and Steve Levy.

Enrollment:

Undergraduate: Approximately 6,800
Graduate: Approximately 500

The Campus:

The SUNY Oswego campus consists of three main living areas, and 2 academic ones. For residential housing, there is the East Campus (Consisting of Hart and Funnelle Halls), Lakeside Campus (consisting of the recently renovated Johnson Hall, the currently being renovated Riggs Hall, Scales Hall, and Waterbury Hall), and finally there is the West Campus (consisting of Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, and Onondaga Halls). The West campus is referred to also as New Campus and the Indian Village. There is also Mackin, Lonis, and Moreland Halls which are in none of these areas.

The academic part of the campus streches from one end to the other, the buildings are as follows:

  • Snygg Hall - Currently houses Math, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science departments
  • Piez Hall - Houses Biological Sciences, Earth Science, Meteorology
  • Rich Hall - The school of Business
  • Park Hall - Department of Technology(Tech Ed)
  • Wilbur Hall - Department of Technology(Tech Ed), Graphic Arts, Modern Languages
  • Swetman Hall - Currently houses the School of Education and the English department
  • Poucher Hall - Under Renovation
  • Lee Hall - Houses part of the Physical Education program
  • Tyler Hall - Art and Theater programs
  • Mahar Hall - The Honors Program, History, Sociology, Public Justice
  • Lanigan Hall - Large group instruction
  • Hewitt Union - The student union

Also part of the campus is the south campus, consisting of Laker Hall for sports, and Rice Creek Field Station for biological research.


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