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Ryan Zlomek

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Visiting Assistant Professor

Contact Information

456 Shineman Center
[email protected]

Office hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1:30PM to 3:30PM

Ryan is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the SUNY Oswego Department of Computer Science. With a background in media arts and academic leadership, his projects and community-oriented initiatives focus on skills development in empathy and active listening. Prior to coming to Oswego, Ryan was the Director of Digital Education running the Computer & Information Science Department at the Manlius Pebble Hill School and was an Assistant Professor of Visual Communications at Cazenovia College. Residing in Syracuse, NY, he compulsively reads comics and pulp fiction, listens to media industry interviews, and repairs retro coin-op machines for his business, The Skill Shot Pinball Arcade & Event Space

Projects & Initiatives 

  • 2023 - Meditations with Ryan Zlomek - Interview podcast featuring conversations with creatives, entrepreneurs, industry professionals, and community organizers. (
  • 2022 - Wheler Great Minds Lecture Series - curator and host of speaker series
  • 2022 - Finding Pinball's Next Generation - Guest presenter at Pintastic New England industry event (
  • 2021 - Making Pandemic History - Directed documentary showcasing the Manlius Pebble Hill School's response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (
  • 2020 - Distance Learning Summer Academy - Developed courses and curated workshops helping teachers to implement effective online learning strategies


  • 2016 - Aspirations Computing Educator Award from National Association for Women & Information Technology
  • 2015 - Fulbright Scholarship: Siberian Culture in the Golden Taiga (


  • BS in Human Development, Binghamton University, 2008
  • BA in Cinema, Binghamton University, 2008
  • MFA in Media Arts Production, University At Buffalo, 2014