Augmented Reality, Robotics Among Topics at SUNY Oswego’s 77th Annual Technology Conference

Augmented Reality, Robotics Among Topics at SUNY Oswego’s 77th Annual Technology Conference

The summer of 2016 will be remembered for the Pokemon Go phenomenon, which made augmented reality a mainstream technology. “Pokemon Go touched so many lives,” said Tiphanie Gonzalez ’05 M’07 of the free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game that sent humans of all ages outdoors with their mobile devices in hand. The game taps into devices’

Four Named to OAA Board of Directors

Four Named to OAA Board of Directors

During the November meeting of the Oswego Alumni Association Board of Directors, the board welcomed four new members, each serving a three-year term beginning July 1, 2016. Thaina Gonzalez ’92 is manager of executive offices/board liaison of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity in New York, N.Y. She has been active as a founding Return to Oz

Alumna, Husband Support School of Education Students

Alumna, Husband Support School of Education Students

When Lynn Nagy Farrar ’61 was a SUNY Oswego student, there was no tuition. “My parents couldn’t have afforded it if there had been,” said Farrar, who went on to a career as a mathematics teacher for schools in New York, including West Genesee (Camillus), Pittsford and Rochester. Farrar counts herself among the “very fortunate”

Schnorr Family Acknowledges Ties to Oswego through New Scholarship

Schnorr Family Acknowledges Ties to Oswego through New Scholarship

SUNY Oswego plays a leading role in the evolution of some families. Such is the case for Mark ’89 and Lisa Marceau Schnorr ’87. Their connection began in Professor John Kane’s Mathematical Economics course and rekindled years later during a social encounter at Oswego. The couple married and their lives drifted away from their alma

1861 Challenge Raises More than $125k

1861 Challenge Raises More than $125k

On Oct. 18-19, SUNY Oswego celebrated its 155th birthday with a 1,861-minute challenge, paying tribute to the year of the college’s founding by Edward Austin Sheldon. Over the course of the approximately 31-hour event, SUNY Oswego supporters rallied to meet the challenge of an anonymous donor who agreed to donate $25,000 if 600 people made

Campus Members Join State Mentoring Program

Campus Members Join State Mentoring Program

Several SUNY Oswego students, faculty, staff and alumni serve as mentors in the New York State Mentoring Program, working in partnership with Leighton Elementary School in Oswego. Molly Maroney M’15 CAS ’15 (left), school counselor at Leighton, welcomes some of Oswego’s mentees—(from left) Brian Davis ’17, a dual major in software engineering and economics; Jenny

National Award Recognizes College’s Agricultural Testing Labs

National Award Recognizes College’s Agricultural Testing Labs

SUNY Oswego’s enterprising Agricultural Testing and Analysis Labs at the Port of Oswego and the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation won a national Award of Excellence at the University Economic Development Association Annual Summit in Roanoke, Va., in October. The labs—created to close an export loop in the regional economy—utilize trained

Find the Founder!

Find the Founder!

In the Fall 2016 issue, the Sheldon statue can be found in the mid-right side of the photo of student Angela Tylock ’17 that accompanies travel study story on page 11. Grand prize winner of a College Store gift certificate and Sheldon Hall print is Tonya Acome ’06 M’08. Winning Sheldon Hall prints are George

University Police at Oswego Earns National, State Recognition

University Police at Oswego Earns National, State Recognition

For the fourth consecutive year, University Police at SUNY Oswego received national recognition for its traffic safety enforcement and education program. The department also earned a state award for its work on pedestrian safety. The International Association of Chiefs of Police awarded Oswego’s University Police second place in the college and university category in the

Niri, Students Explore Green Solution for Air Quality

Niri, Students Explore Green Solution for Air Quality

Vadoud Niri of the chemistry faculty and his undergraduate assistants worked steadily—and quietly—for three years researching five common houseplants as agents for removing potentially hazardous chemicals such as acetone from the air. Then the American Chemical Society took note of their work, and it is quiet no longer. Niri’s presentation at the society’s annual conference