Lifestyles Center Blog


Friday April 24

10:00am- Talk: “Why Are Addictive Drugs So Appealing?”

Sheldon Hall

Description Dr. Brian Johnson, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at SUNY Upstate Medical University and certified addiction specialist will discuss the latest research on heroin and opiate addiction and why these drugs are so appealing, get more appealing with use, and the reasons recovery is so difficult. Presentation and discussion to follow. Free.


12:00-5:00pm- Art exhibition: “Design Responsively”

Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. First St., Oswego

This exhibition highlights web design projects from advanced art students at SUNY Oswego. Each project implements a responsive design solution that enables the website to work across a wide range of devices, browsers and screen sizes. QR codes accompany each piece in the exhibit so that visitors can view the site on their own devices. Free.


12:15-1:15pm- Information session: Bystander Intervention

Room 201, Marano Campus Center

Learn more about the program and the train-the-trainer program. Sponsored by the Lifestyles Center and the Title IX Committee. Free.


2:00-4:00pm Student Cooking Class

Mackin Kitchen

Register on IMLeagues


7:00-10pm- Keynote speaker and film screening: Andrew Miano

Auditorium, Room 132, Marano Campus Center

Oswego alum/producer Andrew Miano will deliver the keynote address and film screening for the 2015 SUNY Wide Film Festival. Reception at 6 p.m. Space is limited. Registration is required and costs $10. Register online at 312-2150.


7:30-9:30pm Theater performance: “Arcadia”

Ballroom, Hewitt Union

Oswego State Theatre Department presents “Arcadia,” written by Tom Stoppard and directed by Henry Shikongo. Produced under special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. $15 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students) including parking in the Culkin Hall lot (E-6) and nearby lot E-18. General admission seating. Doors to the event venue will open 30 minutes prior to the event. 312-2141.


Saturday April 25

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Rice Creek Field Station

Thompson Road Oswego, NY 13126 – 315-312-6677

Rice Creek Field Station

Visit web site: Rice Creek Field Station

Sustainable Art at Rice Creek Field Station: Inspired by the natural setting of Rice Creek and Earth Day, this hands-on workshop is for ages 7-adult. Free admission. Pre-register by April 15th. Phone315-312-6677.


11:00 am – 4:00 pm H. Lee White Marine Museum & Maritime Center

End of West First St. Pier Oswego, NY 13126

315-342-0480 H. Lee White Marine Museum & Maritime Center

Oswego Lighthouse Restoration Project Auction – Silent Auction and Live & Online Auction to benefit the Oswego Lighthouse Restoration Project.

Jewelry, fishing charters, antiques, linens in excellent condition, local memorabilia, patriotic items, maritime themed items, artwork (some may be juried), gift baskets, small furniture, merchandise and more.

Sponsored by the H. Lee White Maritime Museum at The American Foundry, 246 W Seneca St, Oswego. Admission $10.

For more information call 315-342-0480 or visit


6:00pm-6:00am Relay For Life

SUNY Wide Film Festival

SUNY Oswego campus

The SUNY Wide Film Festival was launched in 2009 as an opportunity to showcase the cinematic work of student and faculty from throughout the SUNY system. From the traditional Hollywood narrative to animation, experimental film and video to documentary work, SUNY students and faculty are creating entertaining, thought-provoking and challenging film and video work. 312-2612. For ticket information:


1:00pm Men’s Lacrosse vs. Geneseo

Sat, April 25, 1pm – 3pm

Oswego, NY- South Athletic Field


Sunday April 26

1:00pm Laker Spring Golf Invitational

Oswego, NY – Oswego Country Club


2:00pm Baseball vs. Hamilton

Oswego, NY- Laker Baseball Field


7:00pm Planetarium show: “Exoplanets”

Room 223, Shineman Center

First discovered 20 years ago, the known Exoplanets (planets around other stars) now total over 1800. Dr. Scott Roby of SUNY Oswego’s physics department will show the different types of planetary systems that exist and give updates on the Kepler mission and the search for twins of Earth. Limited seating: first-come, first-served. Free, including parking in the Centennial Drive lot (E17) or Washington Boulevard lot (E8). 312-2790.


Natalie Sumski, Peer Educator