Student Speaker Unites Classmates through his 2017 Torchlight Address

The Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony brought together the Class of 2017 and alumni from as early as 1948 who welcomed them into the alumni association. From left are Rachel Edic ’17 M’18, college President Deborah F. Stanley, student speaker Justin Dobrow ’17 (at podium) and keynote speaker and emcee Aunreé Houston ’00.

Commencement Eve Torchlight Student Speaker Justin Dobrow ’17, a broadcasting and mass communication major, addressed his fellow graduates, pointing out the shared experiences that he and his classmates had during their four years. He encouraged them to remember their alma mater and their supporters and offered a bit of parting advice: “Do something that will help change

2017 Honors Convocation Recognizes Student Achievements

2017 Honors Convocation Recognizes Student Achievements

SUNY Oswego’s top academic and civic-minded students were honored April 7 at the annual Honors Convocation in the Marano Campus Center arena. About 140 students were recognized for their achievements during the 2016-2017 academic year. The Honors Convocation brings together the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence recipients – the highest honor bestowed on a student

Two New Laker Head Coaches

Dan Kane Men's Soccer Coach

Men’s Soccer Welcomes New Head Coach New Head Coach Dan Kane took the helm of the men’s soccer program on April 3. Kane comes to Oswego after pioneering the men’s soccer program at Wells College over the past eight seasons. During that time he steadily increased the program’s success, including a second-place finish in the

Women’s Ice Hockey Joins Newly Founded League

Women's Ice Hockey

The five remaining NCAA Division III institutions with women’s ice hockey programs that operated under the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) West banner—which include Oswego State, Buffalo State, Cortland, Plattsburgh and Potsdam—will wave a new flag beginning in 2017-18 as the Northeast Women’s Hockey League (NEWHL). Tom Cranfield, the senior associate athletic director at Cortland and the

Women’s Ice Hockey Player Named ECAC Rookie of the Year

Jacquelin White '20

Jacquelin White ’20 of the Oswego State women’s ice hockey team has been named Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) West Rookie of Year for the 2016-17 season. White is the first player in program history to be named Rookie of the Year. She joins teammates Olivia Ellis ’18 (2014-15) and Alli Ullrich ’17 (2013-14) as well as Hilary Hitchman (2006-07)

Men’s Golf Accepted as E8 Affiliate

SUNY Oswego Golf

The Empire 8 Athletic Conference has accepted three new teams—including Oswego State—as men’s golf affiliates for fall 2017. Joining the Lakers in the Empire 8 are fellow SUNY institutions Potsdam and Canton. “Oswego, Canton and Potsdam are terrific additions to our conference, and we look forward to a long-standing partnership,” said Empire 8 and Hartwick College

Hebert and Sortino Named Outstanding Senior Athletes

Outstanding Senior Athletes

Sue Viscomi (center), Oswego State’s director of athletics, recognized Outstanding Senior Athletes Brian Sortino ’17 (left) of men’s basketball and Heather Hebert ’17 (right) of women’s basketball following the conclusion of the All-Athlete Banquet May 3 at the Marano Campus Center arena. The Outstanding Senior Athlete awards take into account the seniors’ entire career at Oswego and is based

Wilson Inducted to Upstate NY Basketball Hall of Fame

Greg Wilson '68

The Upstate New York Basketball Hall of Fame inducted former Oswego State great Greg Wilson ’68 into its Class of 2017 on May 21 during a reception in Troy, N.Y. Wilson still holds a prominent place in the Laker record books, including highest scoring average in a single season (28.0) and rebounds in a game (31 at

Standing O Lakers Earn All-SUNYAC Recognitions

Scott Landers

The following Oswego Lakers earned SUNYAC All-Conference recognitions: COACH OF THE YEAR   Scott Landers, Walter Nitardy Coach of the Year, men’s baseball         Abby Martin, women’s softball         PLAYER OF THE YEAR   Eric Hamilton ’17 of Liverpool, N.Y., Bob Wallace Player of the Year, men’s baseball    

Women’s Swimming and Diving Earns National Scholar Recognition

Women's Swimming and Diving

For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition. Included among the teams was Oswego State women’s swimming and diving. This marks the 14th time in the last 17 semesters that the women’s swimming and diving