College President Deborah F. Stanley, student speaker Boni Quatroche ’19, Student Association President Omar van Reenan ’19, Victoria Kammer ’20, faculty and staff shared the flame from the Torch of Learning with more than 2,000 first-year and transfer students during the annual Welcoming Torchlight Ceremony in the Marano Campus Center on Aug. 24.
The Sheldon Institute, an on-campus summer enrichment program that serves over 130 Oswego County children in grades 2 through 10 annually, will continue in perpetuity to provide hands-on learning experiences in a range of subject areas, thanks to a $1 million gift from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation.” The gift expands the institute, which was
With an interest in public service, political science and history major Connor Breese ’19 of Canandaigua, N.Y., participated in the prestigious Junior Summer Institute program at Princeton University through the Public Policy and International Affairs Program. The intensive seven-week summer program focused on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy
For the second consecutive year, the Lakers men’s baseball team competed in the NCAA Division III Championship World Series in Appleton, Wisc., after being the No. 1 overall seed in the 2017 tournament. Our nationally ranked team’s World Series run ended in an 11-4 loss to top-seeded Randolph-Macon College on May 26.
Two distinguished alumni of SUNY Oswego, Christene Barberich ’91, global editor-in-chief and a co-founder of award-winning lifestyle media company Refinery 29, and Robert E. (Bob) Moritz ’85, global chairman of PwC, received Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees on May 12 at SUNY Oswego’s 157th Commencement. Barberich started the award-winning lifestyle media company in 2005 from an
The 32nd annual African, Latino, Asian and Native American (ALANA) Student Leadership Conference featured more than a week of events promoting cross-cultural understanding, education, networking, entertainment and storytelling. Highlights of the conference included participation by several alumni: Christopher McPherson ’12, social media manager, Fuse Media Inc.; Moraima Capellan Pichardo ’14, freelancer reporter and photographer; Alexis Salkey ’18, senior digital
A total of 10 individuals—five students and five faculty and staff members—received the State University of New York’s highest recognition, the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence. The following students were invited to Albany to receive the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence during a formal ceremony with SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson: • Rachael Bishop
On Our Campus This photo was taken by staff member Matt Cummins during Reunion 2018, capturing a moment when alumni attendees rushed over to the lake’s shoreline to catch a beautiful sunset. You may download this image to use for your desktop background or to print: Download Image (You can drag and drop the image
As president of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, John Sroka ’66 understands firsthand how important volunteer firefighters are to the safety of New York state. Of the state’s 1,665 registered fire departments, more than 90 percent rely solely on volunteers, so he turned to his alma mater to address falling numbers of recruits. Sroka
A SUNY Oswego faculty-student team of Juliet Aires Giglio and Mic-Anthony Hay ’18 are producing a documentary to preserve the memories of cousins who were 7 years old when they had to leave Eastern Europe for Fort Ontario’s Safe Haven to escape the Holocaust. A Faculty-Student Challenge Grant from the college’s Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee