Alumna Delivers Honors Convocation Keynote

Alumna Delivers Honors Convocation Keynote

Jennifer Shropshire ’86, Oswego Alumni Association board member and past president and a principal at Edward F. Swenson & Associates Inc. in Philadelphia, extended her congratulations to students and shared her thoughts on leadership, diversity and inclusion during the annual Honors Convocation ceremony April 15 in the Marano Campus Center convocation arena. She challenged the

Two Graduates Receive 2016 OAA Outstanding Senior Award

Two Graduates Receive 2016 OAA Outstanding Senior Award

The SUNY Oswego Alumni Association selected Eric M. Flagg ’16 and Darlene Le ’16 as winners of the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award. They were recognized during the Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony on May 13 in the Marano Campus Center. The two graduating seniors were sel­ec­ted from approximately 40 exceptional nom­inees for their academic

New Fund Supports Students in Computing Club

New Fund Supports Students in Computing Club

When Lori Newman Cohen ’79 entered the computing world, most of her work involved automation—creating pro­grams to help computerize previously paperbound processes. Today, she focuses on business intelligence and data warehousing, or using information to improve a business’s service and bottom line. “Data analytics is empowering,” said Cohen, head of data and analytics at New

Oswego’s Promise Fulfilled

Oswego’s Promise Fulfilled

A moment of transformation in the life of Natalie (Linda) Richman Winters ’59, Ed.D., occurred on the campus of SUNY Oswego. “I had a learning disability, in a time when no one knew what a learning disability was,” Winters said. “As a result, I was average-to- low in performance in academics in high school. I had decided

Newsmaker: Spring 2016

Newsmaker: Spring 2016

M. Catherine Richardson ’63 H’05 (center) received the New York State Bar Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2016 Annual Meeting of the NYS Bar Association Fellows in New York City. The award recognizes former officers or members of the New York Bar Foundation whose leadership and service significantly advanced the purposes of the foundation

Aligning a Triple Crown Winner

Aligning a Triple Crown Winner

Mark Wegerski ’77 is an equine chiropractor to the stars of horse racing, and counts American Pharoah as one of his many high-profile clients. American Pharoah became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years when he won the Belmont Stakes in 2015. Chiropractic care is critical for the sport’s high-performance subjects, ensuring they are

Defending Victims of Crime in New York City

Defending Victims of Crime in New York City

High-profile court cases involving domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse, and police misconduct have been part of the fabric of a career for Julie Schwartz ’85. From 2005 to 2014, Schwartz served as the deputy commissioner for the New York City Police Department’s Advocate Office. After earning a juris doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, she

Hockey Alumnus Goes from Canada to California to Teach Quantum Physics

Hockey Alumnus Goes from Canada to  California to Teach Quantum Physics

Despite earning a bachelor’s degree in physics and applied mathematics, Justin Perron ’05 came to SUNY Oswego for a different reason entirely. “I was recruited by Coach [George] Roll to play hockey,” Perron said. A native of Dundas, Ontario, Canada, Perron was playing hockey for the Burlington Cougars when he met then head men’s ice

GOLD Profile: Alumnus Adapts Advertising to Digital Age

GOLD Profile: Alumnus Adapts Advertising to Digital Age

Jeff Knauss ’07, co-founder of The Digital Hyve, a full service digital marketing agency based in Syracuse, N.Y., always knew he wanted to work in advertising. “I wasn’t like most people,” said Knauss, a former member of the Oswego Alumni Association GOLD Leadership Council. “I wasn’t annoyed by commercials. I always thought it was interesting how