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January
21

Tuesday

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 presenting donors will receive a free T-shirt! Schedule an appointment using the link or look for us tabling in Gateway. Walk-ins welcome but an appointment is preferred. If ... Read More | Sponsor: American Red Cross | Contact: Evan Stewart


January
22

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 presenting donors will receive a free T-shirt! Schedule an appointment using the link or look for us tabling in Gateway. Walk-ins welcome but an appointment is preferred. If ... Read More | Sponsor: American Red Cross | Contact: Evan Stewart


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

Candidacy Exam -- Oral -- Atef Amriche

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Baker Lab 404 | Program: ERE Geospatial Information Science & Engineering Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: John Drake, 315-470-6574


January
24

Friday

Insomniacs Ski Trip

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Toggenburg Mountain | Insomniacs' Annual Ski Trip is finally here! The lift ticket is $20 and rentals are $15. The fee includes pizza and beverages as well as transportation and lessons if needed. Sign up in Bray 110, first come first served. You must have a valid ESF ID to sign ... Read More | Sponsor: Insomniacs | Contact: Kristen Tan, 6463188105


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 12Ē x 24Ē 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

Time Management Workshop

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Do you have too much to do and not enough time to complete everything? This workshop will help you manage your time using various tools and time organization strategies. | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 6752

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


January
30

Thursday

"It's...Complicated"

11:00 am - 12:15 pm | 110 Moon | This is an interactive, educational session on understanding, recognizing and responding to stalking. | Sponsor: Choose Action Network | Contact: Jennifer Keating, 315-470-4867


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

Stress Management Workshop

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Feeling overwhelmed? Like you have a pile of work that will never be complete? Feeling anxious? Canít sleep? Sleeping too much? We can help! Learn some stress management techniques that are stress busters! | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 6752


February
10

Monday

Test Taking Skills Workshop

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Do you feel stressed at the thought of an upcoming test? Donít know how to prepare for your midterm or upcoming tests? This workshop will focus on giving you an introduction to some basic study techniques, test preparation, test-taking, and learn some techniques ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 6752


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

Study Skills Workshop

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | 110 Moon Library | Do you have trouble recalling information from your lectures, readings, or notes? This workshop will provide you with some skills on how to improve your memory in order to help you be more successful in your studies. Unlock your amazing BRAIN POWER Learn specific ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 6752


February
18

Tuesday

Time Management Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 am | 110 Moon Library | Do you have too much to do and not enough time to complete everything? This workshop will help you manage your time using various tools and time organization strategies. | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 6752

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

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


February
20

Thursday

Cookies & Consent

11:00 am - 12:15 pm | Section C, Gateway | Presented by the Choose Action Network, this workshop will explore how to make clear consensual decisions about sex and preferences. Participants will be able to frost/decorate their own cookies. | Sponsor: Choose Action Network | Contact: Jennifer Keating, 315-470-4867

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

Test Taking Skills Workshop

10:00 am - 11:00 am | 110 Moon Library | Do you feel stressed at the thought of an upcoming test? Donít know how to prepare for your midterm or upcoming tests? This workshop will focus on giving you an introduction to some basic study techniques, test preparation, test-taking, and learn some techniques ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 6752

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


February
27

Thursday

Stress Management Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Feeling overwhelmed? Like you have a pile of work that will never be complete? Feeling anxious? Canít sleep? Sleeping too much? We can help! Learn some stress management techniques that are stress busters! | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 6752


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

Study Skills Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Do you have trouble recalling information from your lectures, readings, or notes? This workshop will provide you with some skills on how to improve your memory in order to help you be more successful in your studies. Unlock your amazing BRAIN POWER Learn specific ... Read More | Sponsor: Academic Success Center | Contact: Amelia Hoffman, 6752

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

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
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


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
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
4

Monday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


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


May
14

Thursday

August
31

Monday

Classes begin

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654

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
7

Monday

September
8

Tuesday

September
25

Friday

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


October
26

Monday

Advising for Spring 2021

ONGOING —continues through Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


October
30

Friday

November
4

Wednesday

Registration for Spring 2021

ONGOING —continues through Friday, December 11, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


November
22

Sunday

Thanksgiving recess

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, November 29, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
4

Friday

December
11

Friday

December
12

Saturday

Reading days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, December 13, 2020


December
14

Monday

Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
15

Tuesday

December
17

Thursday

Reading day (am)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Final Exams PM

12:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
18

Friday

Final Exams

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654


December
24

Thursday

Grades due

| Contact: Beth Minard, 6654