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January
24

Friday

Service of Remembrance for Jared Fearby

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Gateway Center | Please join the ESF campus community on Friday, January 24, at 4 p.m. in the Gateway Center for a Service of Remembrance for Jared Fearby. Invited to attend are not only those who knew and were friends of Jared, but those who didn’t have the chance to meet ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF | Contact: Lauren LaTray, 6889


January
25

Saturday

Paint with Me Workshop

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | Event Website | In this guided painting workshop with Jackie LaCourse, you will create an 12” x 24” acrylic painting on canvas of a lovely Adirondack sunset scene. Materials are provided and all experience levels are welcome. All materials are provided. Pre-registration and ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518-582-2000


January
27

Monday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Shuya Li

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | TBD | Program: FCH Polymer Chemistry Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Silje Kristiansen, 315470-3022


January
29

Wednesday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Tyler Desmarais

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Illick Hall 8 | Thesis Title: LED light's Effect on the In-vitro growth and rooting of American Chestnut Degree: M.S. Program: EFB Plant Science & Biotechnology | Contact: Janine DeBaise, 315470-4776


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
6

Thursday

ESF Career Fellowships Information Session

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray | 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


February
11

Tuesday

What's Your Green Flag?

10:30 am - 2:30 pm | Gateway tabling area | Join members of the Choose Action Network to celebrate healthy relationships of all kinds. Participants will write down examples of green flags in relationships. Vera House will also be available to create buttons of people's flags. | Sponsor: Choose Action Network | Contact: Jennifer Keating, 315-470-4867


February
17

Monday

Random Acts of Kindness

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Tabling Area | Stop by and get a piece of candy, a compliment and a suggestion to pay some kindness forward! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


February
18

Tuesday

Winter Carnival

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Nifkin | A carnival-themed club fair open to all students and faculty! | Sponsor: Undergraduate Student Association | Contact: Caitlin Spurling, 3158063618

Career Development Series: Resumes, Cover Letters & Civil Service Exams

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | TBD | Event Website | Presented by Betsy Ukeritis, Inter-regional Environmental Educator (EE2), NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Tips and tricks to standout in the application process in non-profit, government, and for-profit worlds, including the mysterious NY State ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738

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


February
20

Thursday

Hoverter Half Hour Series: The Pulp and Paper Building

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm | 110 Moon | Our 1932 Pulp and Paper Building is currently located inside Walters Hall. It was built for about $60,000. When Walters Hall was completed in 1969 for almost 2.6 million dollars, it enclosed the Pulp and Paper Building. Our College is celebrating the 100 ... Read More | Sponsor: F. Franklin Moon Library | Contact: Kevin Reynolds, 315-470-6664

Killing Us Softly- Eating Disorder Awareness

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Viewing of the documentary " Killing Us Softly". Social Justice Crafts to be made. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


February
22

Saturday

Beyond Waste Student Summit 2020 NE Region

8:30 am - 5:00 pm | ESF Gateway Center | Event Website | **Come join us in Syracuse, New York on February 22nd!** The Post Landfill Action Network (PLAN) and SUNY-ESF are hosting the Northeast Regional Beyond Waste Student Summit at SUNY-ESF on February 22nd. You won't want to miss it! The Northeast Regional ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Office of Sustainability & PLAN: Post Landfill Action Network | Contact: Susan Fassler, 315-470-6701

2020 George F. Earle Lecture

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Marshall Hall Auditorium | 2020 George F. Earle Annual Lecture. Kate Cheseborough, Senior Designer, Witham Planning and Design, Ithaca, NY | Sponsor: Department of Landscape Architecture & Landscape Club | Contact: Matthew Potteiger, 315-470-6554

2020 Festival of Places

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Alumini Lounge / Marshall Hall | 2020 Off Campus Program Exhibit | Sponsor: Department of Landscape Architecture & Landscape Club | Contact: Matthew Potteiger, 315-470-6554


February
24

Monday

Career Development Series: Making Connections: Alumni and Student Networking Event

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Nifkin Lounge | This event allows you the opportunity to network with people who were once in your shoes. This experience will provide the opportunity for your resume to be reviewed, allow for an opportunity to learn from their professional experiences, and discover job positions ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office and Alumni and SUNY-ESF Alumni Association | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738


February
25

Tuesday

Spring 2020 Career and Internship Fair

10:30 am - 2:00 pm | The Gateway Center | Event Website | Our Career and Internship Fair brings together representatives from a broad range of organizations that offer careers and internships associated with the environment. Invited organizations will include corporate, government, and non-profit agencies. This exciting ... Read More | Contact: Jennifer Fazio, 315-470-4741


March
1

Sunday

Career Development Series: Suit Up Event

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm | JCPenney, Destiny Mall | Students are invited to attend a Syracuse University/SUNY ESF/JCPenney Suit-Up Event! Get up to 60% off men's and women's career dress apparel, accessories, and shoes. Everything you need for the career fair, interview or first job. This event is exclusively ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF and SU Career Services | Contact: Casey Duffy, 3154704738


March
3

Tuesday

ESF Career Fellowships Information Session

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray | 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


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
10

Tuesday

Therapy Dogs

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm | Gateway Event Center | Stop by and spend some time with therapy dogs from PAWS of CNY ! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


March
13

Friday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Weiyao Gu

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | 122 Jahn Laboratory | Department: FCH Environmental Chemistry Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Robin Kimmerer, 315-470-6785


April
4

Saturday

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is a multidisciplinary spring semester event that brings together undergraduate students and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a full day of activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations ... Read More | Sponsor: SUNY | Contact: Lauren LaTrray, 315-470-6889


April
6

Monday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716


April
7

Tuesday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716


April
8

Wednesday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716


April
9

Thursday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716

Candidacy Exam – Oral – Abishek Poudel

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 324 Bray Hall | Program: FRM Natural Resources Mgt | Sponsor: Forest Resources Management | Contact: Donald Stewart, 315-470-6761


April
10

Friday

The Clothesline Project

Gateway | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth A. Larson, 315-470-4716


April
13

Monday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Center | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of Sexual Assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


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

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
15

Wednesday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
16

Thursday

Clothesline Project

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | The Clothesline Project brings awareness to the issue of sexual assault. Students can create a t-shirt that memorializes their own abuse to further their healing process, or create a shirt to acknowledge and memorialize the abuse of a loved one, or to support ... Read More | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Poster Making for Take Back Our College

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Planning on marching in the Take Back Our College Walk? Come make a poster to express yourself! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Take Back Our College Walk

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Leaves from Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Formerly known as Take Back the Night, this event is a march through campus to show our solidarity with sexual assault survivors and to call an end to rape culture. | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017

Speak Out!

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm | Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Use your voice. Tell your story. Be heard! | Sponsor: Counseling Services | Contact: Ruth Larson, 315-565-3017


April
21

Tuesday

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


April
27

Monday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Aditi Nagardeolekar

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 323 Walters Hall | Dissertation Title: Synthesis and Characterization of lignin-based hydrogels from lignins recovered from hot-water hydrolyzates of angiosperms as carriers/sorbents and extraction of bioactive compounds | Contact: Cynthia Downs, 315-470-6806


April
29

Wednesday

Wear Denim Day

Campus wide | The Choose Action Network is asking the entire campus to wear Denim to show we believe that it is never the victim's/survivor's fault when they experience sexual violence. | Sponsor: Choose Action Network | Contact: Jennifer Keating, 315-470-4867


May
7

Thursday

Inclusive Excellence Graduation Reception

Gateway Center | 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


May
9

Saturday

Department Specific Reception

11:00 am - 12:00 am | Chemistry, 1st floor Baker Atrium, near canoe Environmental and Forest Biology, Illick Hall Foyer Environmental Resource Engineering, Gateway Center Environmental Science, 408 Baker Lab Environmental Studies, Alumni (Nifkin) Lounge Forest and Natural Resources ... Read More


August
31

Monday

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Moory Romero Fernandez

9:00 am - 11:00 am | 407 Baker Lab | Program: ESC Environmental and Natural Resources Policy Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Lindi Quackenbush, 315470-4727


September
29

Tuesday

Graduate and Professional School Fair

11:00 am - 1:30 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Interested in furthering your education? Attend the Graduate and Professional School Fair to speak with representatives from graduate schools, law schools, medical programs, etc. Log into Handshake now to see the list of institutions that will be here! Consider ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 3154704738

If you have any suggestions for events, please contact our office at esfgrad@esf.edu.