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Thursday, October 24, 2019

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October
24

Thursday

National Wear Purple Day

| The ESF Community is encouraged to wear purple to honor victims and support survivors of domestic/dating violence. Please gather on the front steps of Bray Hall at 12:00 PM for a picture. Rain location will be Bray Rotunda. | Sponsor: Choose Action Network | Contact: Jennifer Keating, 315-470-4867

ESF in the High School Campus visit

9:30 am - 1:30 pm | Gateway Center | Campus visit by partner school includes campus tour and lecture. | Sponsor: OELO | Contact: Maura Stefl, 3154706811

Silent Witness Display

10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Gateway Tabling area | The Silent Witness panels represent local victims whose lives were lost to domestic violence. Their tragic personal stories make a dramatic statement and illustrate the effects of domestic violence in our community. These panels are on loan from Vera House. | Sponsor: Choose Action Network | Contact: Jennifer Keating, 315-470-4867

ESF Career Fellowships Information Session

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | ESF Career Fellowships Information | The Career Services Office is excited to be able to offer annual ESF Career Fellowships to students. We strongly encourage you to learn about Fellowship opportunities, review examples of what past selected recipients have used Fellowship funding for, and to ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738

Adaptive Peaks Seminar: Large Animal Ecology, Population Biology, Conservation

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | TBD | Adaptive Peaks Fall 2019 Dr. Jacqui Frair, ESF ~Exemplary Research Award Talk~ Research area: Large animal ecology, population biology, conservation Seminar: 4-5 PM with reception to follow in Illick 12 | Sponsor: EFB | Contact: Roxanne Razavi


October
25

Friday

Teaching and Learning Academy: Teaching and Learning Strategies

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Teaching and Learning Collaboratory- 240 Gateway Center | Event Website | The Teaching and Learning Academy is a series of workshops over the course of a semester to support faculty in the design or re-design of a course or course components of their choosing. In addition to monthly workshops, participants will also be expected to ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Open Academy | Contact: Brandon Murphy, x6979

Drip Drop Water Party

7:00 pm - 9:00 am | Gateway Center | "Water you doing for the Bahamas?" Come to our 3rd annual concert to support communities impacted by natural disasters. On September 1st, Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas. With a population of around 70,000, almost everyone was affected in ... Read More | Sponsor: Acorns2Action


October
28

Monday

MPS Capstone Seminar -- Claire O'Kane

10:00 am - 11:00 am | 217 Bray Hall | Presentation Topic: Monitoring Piping plovers and other threatened shorebirds at Orient Beach State Park, NY. | Contact: Claire O'Kane

Inclusive Faculty Workshop Series: Improving the Teaching & Learning Experience

10:30 am - 12:30 pm | Gateway Center | While emphasizing the necessity of serving historically underrepresented communities, this workshop will support ESF’s values which mandate enhancing academic excellence in classroom experiences along with strengthening institutional capacity to engage with ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of the Provost; Office of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity; SUNY Explorations in Diversity and A | Contact: SUNY ESF Office of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity, 315-565-3016

Coffee/Tea Break & Networking/Brainstorming

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm | 324 Bray | Event Website | Network with other women on campus! You might be thinking “I (or my students) don’t have time to lounge mid-day.” Of course not! But short breaks help individuals regroup and gain fresh perspectives, and diversity of thought is beneficial for problem solving. ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


October
29

Tuesday

ESF in the High School Campus visit

9:30 am - 1:30 pm | Gateway Center | Campus visit by partner school includes campus tour and lecture. | Sponsor: OELO | Contact: Maura Stefl, 3154706811


October
30

Wednesday

Planting American Chestnut Trees

4:00 am - 6:00 am | Oakwood Cemetery, meeting at the Chapel | Event Website | Fall tree planting opportunity, come help us plant trees in Oakwood Cemetery! | Contact: Sarah Houck, 3153997420


October
31

Thursday

Alumni Reception @ SAF National Convention

Louisville, Kentucky | Click Here to Register! | Join other ESF alumni at a gathering held in conjunction with the SAF National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky on Oct. 31. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and soda while mingling with ESF faculty members and students. | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association | Contact: ESF Alumni Office, 315-470-6632


November
6

Wednesday

American Red Cross Blood Drive

10:30 am - 3:30 pm | Nifkin Lounge | Schedule an Appointment Here | Come donate blood in Nifkin Lounge! Help save those who are in need of blood. All donors will receive complimentary pizza from Franco's Pizza and Deli and a free T-shirt! Schedule an appointment using the link or look for us tabling in Gateway. Walk-ins ... Read More | Sponsor: American Red Cross | Contact: Evan Stewart

Introduction to Creating Accessible Documents

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 240 Gateway | Tired of seeing the red speedometers in Blackboard? Learn how to create a documents and professional communications that can be accessed by all. Join the ESF Teaching and Learning Collaboratory as we discuss principles of accessibility in documents and share ... Read More | Sponsor: Open Academy | Contact: Ashley Gouger, 4898


November
7

Thursday

American Red Cross Blood Drive

10:30 am - 3:30 pm | Nifkin Lounge | Event Website | Come donate blood in Nifkin Lounge! Help save those who are in need of blood. All donors will receive complimentary pizza from Franco's Pizza and Deli and a free T-shirt! Schedule an appointment using the link or look for us tabling in Gateway. Walk-ins ... Read More | Sponsor: American Red Cross | Contact: Evan Stewart


November
8

Friday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Katherine Fee

10:30 am - 12:30 pm | 254 Baker Laboratory | Thesis Title: Citizen Science and Lake Monitoring: Exploring CECs Monitoring in New York State Program: Environmental Science Coupled Natural and Human Systems | Contact: Brian Leydet, 315470-6942


November
9

Saturday

Women's Empowerment Brunch

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Gateway Center | The Women's Empowerment Brunch is an annual event hosted by the Baobab Society, ESF's main multicultural club on campus. Join us for free food, a panel of empowering people across campus, and much more. Contact thebaobabsociety@gmail.com for any questions, comments, ... Read More | Sponsor: The Baobab Society | Contact: Emily Li, 646-288-9595


November
11

Monday

International Morning Munch

7:30 am - 9:30 am | Nifkin Lounge | Celebrate the start of International Education Week by joining the Undergraduate Student Association and the Office of International Education with a free breakfast featuring homemade international cuisine. | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association/ Office of International Education | Contact: Sydney Small, 5715500829

Coffee/Tea Break & Networking/Brainstorming

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm | 324 Bray | Event Website | Network with other women on campus! You might be thinking “I (or my students) don’t have time to lounge mid-day.” Of course not! But short breaks help individuals regroup and gain fresh perspectives, and diversity of thought is beneficial for problem solving. ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


November
12

Tuesday

Senior Portraits

11:00 am - 7:00 pm | Bray Rotunda | ONGOING —continues through Thursday, November 14, 2019 | Senior portraits, for inclusion in the year book (free of charge), will take place in the Bray Rotunda from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm. Look for more information from Prestige by Lifetouch (1-800-334-1531) in the mail. | Contact: Division of Student Affairs, 3154706660

A Peek into the Peace Corps: Live Video Chat with ESF Alumna and Current Peace Corps Volunteer in LIFE Agroforestry Program

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | 408 Baker Laboratory | Event Website | Join us for the chance to speak with a 2018 Conservation Biology graduate and current Peace Corps volunteer in the LIFE Agroforestry program in Zambia. We will be taking a live video tour of her compound, hearing more about her experience serving in the Peace ... Read More | Contact: Monica Blaisdell, x3029

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance | Contact: Colin Beier, AGEC Secretary, 6578


November
14

Thursday

Stress Free Event

10:30 am - 2:30 pm | Gateway Center | An event brought to you by USA to help relieve some stress! Free snacks, activities, and massages. | Sponsor: ESF USA | Contact: Caitlin Spurling, 3158063618

ESF Career Fellowships Information Session

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | ESF Career Fellowships Information | The Career Services Office is excited to be able to offer annual ESF Career Fellowships to students. We strongly encourage you to learn about Fellowship opportunities, review examples of what past selected recipients have used Fellowship funding for, and to ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738

Adaptive Peaks Seminar: The River and the Wall

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | TBD | Adaptive Peaks Fall 2019 Heather Mackey, The River and the Wall Research area: Ornithology, public outreach, filmmaking Seminar: 4-5 PM | Sponsor: EFB | Contact: Roxanne Razavi


November
15

Friday

Deadline for Undergrad Graduation Application

12:00 am | Graduate Students:Bray Hall 227, Undergraduate Application: 111 Bray | The Undergraduate Application for Graduation must be completed and returned to the Registrar's Office (111 Bray Hall). If you do not meet this deadline, your name will not appear in the commencement program. All graduate candidates MUST return their RSVP card ... Read More | Contact: Division of Student Affairs, 3154706660


November
18

Monday

What Are You Thankful For?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by the tabling area and fill out a sheet listing three things you are thankful for. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


November
19

Tuesday

What Are You Thankful For?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by the tabling area and fill out a sheet listing three things you are thankful for. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


November
20

Wednesday

What Are You Thankful For?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by the tabling area and fill out a sheet listing three things you are thankful for. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


November
21

Thursday

Adaptive Peaks Seminar: Disease Ecology, Invasion Biology, Epigenetics, Galápagos

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick 5 | Adaptive Peaks Fall 2019 Dr. Sabrina McNew, Cornell University Research area: Disease ecology, invasion biology, epigenetics, Galápagos Seminar: 4-5 PM with reception to follow in Illick 12 | Sponsor: EFB | Contact: Roxanne Razavi


November
22

Friday

What Are You Thankful For?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by the tabling area and fill out a sheet listing three things you are thankful for. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Jongdae Song

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | TBD | Program: Environmental Science, Environmental and Natural Resources Policy Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Matthew Potteiger, 470-6554

DLA-Topics & Issues Brownbag (Kim Korioth-MLA)

11:40 am - 12:35 pm | 327 Marshall Hall | LA Topics & Issues Brownbag Kim Korioth - MLA Coastal Resiliency - State of Rhode Island | Contact: Douglas Johnston, 3154706544

Teaching and Learning Academy: Assessment and Evaluation

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Teaching and Learning Collaboratory- 240 Gateway Center | Event Website | The Teaching and Learning Academy is a series of workshops over the course of a semester to support faculty in the design or re-design of a course or course components of their choosing. In addition to monthly workshops, participants will also be expected to ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Open Academy | Contact: Brandon Murphy, x6979


December
2

Monday

Pick Up Regalia

12:00 am | SU Bookstore | ONGOING —continues through Friday, December 6, 2019 | Pick up pre-ordered regalia from SU Bookstore. | Contact: Division of Student Affairs, 3154706660

Coffee/Tea Break & Networking/Brainstorming

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm | 324 Bray | Event Website | Network with other women on campus! You might be thinking “I (or my students) don’t have time to lounge mid-day.” Of course not! But short breaks help individuals regroup and gain fresh perspectives, and diversity of thought is beneficial for problem solving. ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


December
3

Tuesday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Shelby Coleman

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | 122 Jahn Laboratory | Program: Environmental Chemistry Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Chang Yoo, 470-6516

ESF Career Fellowships Information Session

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | ESF Career Fellowships Information | The Career Services Office is excited to be able to offer annual ESF Career Fellowships to students. We strongly encourage you to learn about Fellowship opportunities, review examples of what past selected recipients have used Fellowship funding for, and to ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738

Writing Workshop: Citation Formatting

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | Event Website | WRC tutors will review both in-text citation formats and reference list formatting for research papers, essays, and reports. We will address the basics of citation, as well as the unique challenges (No author? No date? No problem!). Students are encouraged to ... Read More | Sponsor: Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke, 315-470-6756

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance | Contact: Colin Beier, AGEC Secretary, 6578


December
4

Wednesday

Commencement Rehearsal

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Rehearse for commencement and following rehearsal, the ESF Alumni Association will host a champagne toast in the Gateway Center. | Sponsor: Division of Student Affairs | Contact: Division of Student Affairs, 3154706660

Champagne Toast for December Graduates

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | The ESF Alumni Association would like to "raise our glasses" to the College's newest graduates. Please join us for a Champagne Toast honoring the Class of 2019 December graduates! The event will take place immediately following graduation rehearsal in the Gateway ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


December
5

Thursday

Inclusive Excellence Graduation Reception

11:30 am | Gateway Center | Event Website | The Inclusive Excellence Graduation Reception honors our graduating Graduate Diversity Fellows, international students, students of color, CSTEP and EOP students, and members of Kings, LASS, and the Rainbow Scholars. Each graduating student will receive a special ... Read More | Contact: Division of Student Affairs, 3154706660


December
6

Friday

December Commencement

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Syracuse University Hendricks Chapel | Event Website | December Commencement is a gathering of the ESF community to formally recognize students completing their degrees in August and December 2019. Held prior to final exams, it is a celebration of scholarship and academic accomplishment with many featured and distinguished ... Read More | Sponsor: Student Activities | Contact: Student Affairs, 3154706660


December
7

Saturday

December Soirée

6:00 pm | Drumilns Country Club | This semi-formal dinner-dance is sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Association in honor of August and December degree candidates. Tickets are required and will be available for purchase throughout November. | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Division of Student Affairs, 3154706660


December
8

Sunday

Pizza Party Study Break

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Gateway Center Concourse | Need a break from studying and writing final papers? Come to the Gateway Center on December 8th at 7pm for a “Pizza Party Study Break!” The Alumni Association will be passing out free pizza and soda (lug your mug!) in recognition of your hard work. Just bring ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


December
10

Tuesday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Chloe Coffman

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Thesis Title: Unnatural Divides: The connections between environmental values and political ideology in the 2018 Congressional election in upstate New York Program: Environmental Science Human Dimensions of the Environment | Contact: Renee Germain, 315470-6698

Ph.D.: Dissertation Defense -- Zacharias Smith

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | 122 Jahn Laboratory | Dissertation Title: Freshwater Paralytic shellfish toxins in New York State Program: Environmental Chemistry | Contact: Roxanne Razavi, 315470-6739

MS: Thesis Defense -- Mathew Ovadias

2:00 pm - 12:00 am | 323 Walters Hall | Title of Thesis: Lignin Thermoplastic Blends: Esterification of Biorefinery Willow Lignin for Blending with Polylactic Acid | Contact: Jill Weiss, 470-6781


December
11

Wednesday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Patricia Kaishian

10:00 am - 2:00 pm | TBD | Program: EFB Forest Pathology & Mycology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: David Kieber, 315470-6951


December
12

Thursday

Alumni Gathering in San Francisco

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Tabletop Tap House, San Francisco | Click Here to Register! | Join fellow SUNY-ESF alumni at a gathering in San Francisco on December 12th! Local alum Cariann Quick '09 will host this informal event in the Mini-Bar at Tabletop Tap House beginning at 6:30pm. Planning to be in town for the AGU Annual Meeting? This venue ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


December
17

Tuesday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Xue Dong

9:30 am - 11:30 am | 7 Illick Hall | Program: EFB Environmental Interpretation Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: John Drake, 470-6574


January
9

Thursday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Zhixin Wang

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 407 Baker Lab | Program: Department of Environmental Resources Engineering, Geospatial Information Science & Engineering Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Joshua Cousins, 4700-6576


January
21

Tuesday

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance


January
23

Thursday

QPR Suicide Prevention Training.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray Hall | Ask a question- save a life. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


January
28

Tuesday

Safe Zone Training for Faculty and Staff Only

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray Hall | Learn how to be an ally to the LGBTQ community at ESF. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


February
4

Tuesday

Writing Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarizing

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | WRC tutors will review both the foundations and nuances of referencing scholarly work. Reviewing differences between summarizing and paraphrasing, we will address common pitfalls and mistakes. Students are encouraged to bring their questions and papers for review ... Read More | Sponsor: Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke, 315-470-6756


February
18

Tuesday

The Collaborative Process Workshop: Writing and Research for Group Projects

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | Event Website | students will learn on a variety of strategies to successfully complete group assignments. From introductions to task assignment to proofreading, this workshop will present a diverse set of skills to address the various steps of organizing, troubleshooting, ... Read More | Sponsor: Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke , 315-470-6756

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance | Contact: Colin Beier, AGEC Secretary, 6578


March
5

Thursday

International Woman's Day Bake Sale

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Bray Hall Rotunda | Stop by and purchase a baked good. All items are $1. Proceeds will go to help sponsor an international woman's education. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


March
6

Friday

International Woman's Day Bake Sale

10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by and buy a baked good. All items are $1. Proceeds will go to help sponsor an international woman's education. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


March
24

Tuesday

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Gateway Center | Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance


April
6

Monday

Environmental Studies Seniors Showcase

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge, Marshall Hall | 7th Annual Environmental Studies Seniors Showcase, juried poster-presentations by seniors graduating in May or December 2020. Open to the campus community. | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315.470.6636


April
14

Tuesday

Denim Day

Campus Wide | Denim Day is a worldwide event that began in the 1990s. An Italian court overruled a rape conviction citing that the victim had been wearing jeans and had to have been complicit in their removal. We wear denim to call an end to victim blaming. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
18

Saturday

CNY Girls Summit

Alumni Lounge, Marshall Hall, 1 Forestry Dr, Syracuse, NY 13210 | Event Website | Girls' Summit is a hands-on S.T.E.A.M.-based career exploration day that introduces girls in grades 5-10 to “non-traditional” fields through a keynote address, a series of hands-on workshops, and a college-readiness panel composed of students from local colleges. ... Read More | Sponsor: WCA of Syracuse and Onondaga County); ESF Women's Caucus, Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Pr | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


April
21

Tuesday

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance

Writing Workshop: Citation Formatting

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Moon 19 | Event Website | WRC tutors will review both in-text citation formats and reference list formatting for research papers, essays, and reports. We will address the basics of citation, as well as the unique challenges (No author? No date? No problem!). Students are encouraged to ... Read More | Sponsor: The Writing Resource Center | Contact: Karin Patzke , 315-470-6756


April
23

Thursday

Earth Week eventTake our Kids to Work Day

Nifkin Lounge, Quad, + | Event Website | Celebrate more than 25 years of sharing ESF careers with hands-on workshops for 8-11 yr olds with an adult who works or studies here. | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


May
7

Thursday

Academic Governance College-Wide Meeting

11:00 am - 12:20 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Sponsor: ESF Academic Governance


August
31

Monday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


September
7

Monday

September
8

Tuesday

September
25

Friday

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