Oswego Families Celebrate Laker Heritage at Alumni Legacy Reception

Oswego Families Celebrate Laker  Heritage at Alumni Legacy Reception

  View the full photo gallery here The green and gold runs deep in the Drake family, and on Oct. 21, three generations of Drakes gathered at the Alumni Legacy Reception at King Alumni Hall to flip through old yearbooks and swap stories of their Oswego days. The youngest in the Oswego line of Drakes,

Grand Challenges Project Focuses On ‘Fresh Water for All’

Faculty from all disciplines are encouraged to connect their students to the Grand Challenge topic, “Fresh Water for All,” and micro-grants will be given for creative classroom projects tied to the theme.

“Fresh Water for All,” the college’s first Grand Challenges Project, launches next fall, aiming to magnify the strengths of SUNY Oswego with a cross-discipline approach that makes substantial impacts on this imperative global issue. College President Deborah F. Stanley set the tone in a campus-wide announcement: “The Grand Challenges Project will give Oswego students, faculty

Award-Winning Diversity Support

Jerald Woolfolk (left), vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, and Oswego history faculty member Gwen Kay

SUNY Oswego and its vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, Dr. Jerald Woolfolk, recently earned State University-wide awards—the first time they were ever bestowed—as the SUNY Diversity Conference recognized their years-long commitment to fostering diversity, inclusion and social justice at the college. The institutional Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Award recognized SUNY Oswego,

Alumna, Softball Star, Seeks 2020 Olympic Bid

Morgan Nandin M’17

The softball team for the South American nation of Colombia doesn’t wear green and gold, but its shortstop hopes to “Laker Up” during Olympic competition. “My Oswego players will know it’s for them when I do it wearing my Colombia colors,” said Morgan Nandin M’17, of the victorious “Laker Up” hand signal shared by Oswego

Greenseich, McCarthy Set Records at NCAA Regional

Colin Greenseich ’18 and Dylan McCarthy ’19 of the Oswego State men’s cross country team

Colin Greenseich ’18 and Dylan McCarthy ’19 of the Oswego State men’s cross country team set records during the NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Cross Country Championships on Nov. 11. Greenseich placed 15th out of 290 runners with a time of 25:06.3 in the 8K. Greenseich’s time is the fastest in program history, breaking the

Hockey Alumnus Returns to Campus to Paint for a Cause

Michael Wills ’15

Former Laker men’s ice hockey defenseman and current internationally known artist Michael Wills ’15 returned to campus Nov. 17-18 to paint during the men’s hockey games against Buffalo State and Fredonia in the Marano Campus Center ice arena. Wills transferred to Oswego from Merrimack College and played 41 games for the Lakers while earning a

Women’s Soccer, Women’s Swim and Dive Earn Academic Awards

Oswego Womens Soccer Team

The Oswego State women’s soccer team has been named a Team Academic Award winner by the United Soccer Coaches. With a combined 3.13 grade point average, the Oswego team was recognized for its exemplary academic performance during the 2016-17 academic year. The team also earned the Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Gold Award for the 2017

Ameele Notches 1,000th Point in Double-Digit Wins

Courtney Ameele ’18

Women’s basketball guard Courtney Ameele ’18 of Palmyra, N.Y., scored a career-high 33 points during the team’s victory at Plattsburgh on Feb. 2. With a 3-pointer in the final minute of regulation, Ameele also became the 10th member of the Oswego State 1,000-point club.

Two Golfers Named to Empire 8 President’s List

Zach Hiris ’18

The Empire 8 named golfers Zach Hiris ’18 of Bowling Green, Ohio, and Sean Paul Owen ’19 of Horseheads, N.Y., to its President’s List for the fall 2017 semester for maintaining a 3.75 GPA or higher while displaying positive conduct on and off campus.

Gosek Earns Historic 300th Win

Head Coach Ed Gosek ’83 M’01

The Oswego State men’s ice hockey team defeated Cortland, 5-1, on Jan. 19 to clinch 300 career wins for Head Coach Ed Gosek ’83 M’01. At that point in the season, the win moved Gosek’s career record to 300-88-26 and the Lakers’ season record to 12-3-1. With a winning percentage of .756, Gosek has the