An Original ‘IT Girl’

Deb Nosky

Deb Nosky ’81 didn’t know then—nor did she remember today—that she was one of only 28 female students in the computer science program. What she remembers most about her SUNY Oswego experience was feeling surrounded by strong female role models—at that time, College President Virginia Radley, College of Arts and Sciences Dean Barb Gerber, all the

Digital Strategist Helps Connect People

Vernon Fong

Vernon Fong ’97 takes his work home. “I love to adopt new technology,” said the digital strategist for one of the largest technology product manufacturers of our time: Samsung. Vernon has outfitted his New York City home with his company’s technology for a connected living experience: TVs, kitchen appliances, lights, security—all connected, all at his

Faculty Hall of Fame: Dr. George Koenig

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Growing up in a bilingual home with his parents who had emigrated from Germany, George Koenig seamlessly moved between English and German in his conversations. Today, he continues to mix both languages into his conversations with his wife, Heike ’87, a native of Germany. “I joke that I am going to record our conversations to

From Both Sides of the Lens: Alumna Forges Career in News, Politics

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Not long after graduating from SUNY Oswego, Trudy Perkins ’93 was at home in Albany, N.Y., watching the Oprah Winfrey Show on TV when Oprah asked her producer to join her onstage. “I said to myself: ‘That’s what I want to do,’” Perkins said of the clipboard-wielding staff member who oversaw the success of the

Alumna Flourishes as Forensics Supplier

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Need some impression wax to capture footprints in the snow? Or perhaps some fingerprint lifting tape or protective gear? Or maybe a blood splatter documentation kit or a gunshot residue collection kit? Roberta Grode Berkowitz ’84 has got you covered. As president of Prendo Forensics, Berkowitz provides a one-stop shop to meet the forensics and

Outdoor Enthusiast Dedicates Career to Environmental Protection

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Amy Hueber ’77 remembers waiting for the school bus on the west side of Syracuse—not far from Tipperary Hill—and being able to smell a polluted Onondaga Lake, more than five miles away. Her feelings about that lake were in stark contrast to those she held for Lake Ontario—the summer vacation spot for her family—including brother Jim

Empowering Others through Education

Dr. Victor Martin

“Education will not change the world; it will change the people who are going to change the world.” Dr. Victor Martin ’93 includes that quote by Brazilian educator and philosopher Paulo Freire under his email signature—a fitting location, as education has played a foundational role in Martin’s life. Martin said his mother, Cathy Santos ’87 M’99, instilled

Alumna Drafted By Canadian Women’s Hockey League

Alumna Drafted by Canadian Women's Hockey League Alexa Aramburu '17

Alexa Aramburu ’17 was one of just 105 players to be selected in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) Draft in August. Aramburu was picked 30th overall in the fifth of 23 rounds by the Toronto Furies. The Glen Rock, N.J., native joins the Furies after a stellar four-year career with the Lakers. In her senior

Alumna Returns to Campus 67 Years After Graduation

Alumna Returns to Campus  67 Years After Graduation

In one of the same classrooms in which she studied to become a teacher in the late 1940s, Beverly Shuler Fish ’50 sat with four of her grandchildren in August. The oldest grandchild, Liam Stiefel, had just completed his first year of college in North Carolina; his three siblings—Maggie, Jack and Marie—are all high school