Coville’s Book to Become Film with William Shatner

Aliens Ate My Homework

Famed author of books for children and young adults Bruce Coville ’73 will see his book, Aliens Ate My Homework, made into a film starring William Shatner in 2018. The book is the first in a series of four by Coville, a writer of fantasy and science fiction of more than 100 books in 17 languages for children

Isiah Brown Named Inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Fellow

Isiah Brown

President Deborah F. Stanley named Dr. Isiah Brown, visiting assistant professor of management in the School of Business, as SUNY Oswego’s inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Fellow. Along with President Stanley, Brown will work closely with Dr. Jerald Woolfolk, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management and interim chief diversity and inclusion officer, and Howard Gordon

With the Help of Alumni, Students Pitch Business Ideas for Prize Money

With the Help of Alumni, Students Pitch Business Ideas for Prize Money

On Sept. 15, enthusiastic business students gathered in front of alumni judges, professors and peers to present their unique start-up business plans for the conclusion of the weeklong Launch It! competition, the first-ever student business competition at SUNY Oswego. Each team of entrepreneurs had four minutes to present their formulated ideas to a panel of established business

Seven Inducted into SUNY Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame

SUNY Oswego Hall of Fame Inductees

Newly inducted members of the SUNY Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame are pictured following the Oct. 14 ceremony in Oswego, N.Y. In front (from left) are Tom Lynch ’73, for golf; Tracey Donovan Fanning ’92 M’94, for cross country; Brian DeFeo ’98, for ice hockey; and Dave Benwell, who accepted the award for his brother, the late Ron Benwell

Career Services’ Industry- Centric Model Earns High Praise

Career Services Director

Long gone are the days of a career services office that simply helps a student format and proofread her resume and sends her on her way. There’s technology that can do that. Today, when a student walks into SUNY Oswego Career Services with a draft resume in hand, he is invited to set the resume

Maria Murray Receives Zirkel Education Faculty Award

Maria Murray

School of Education Dean Pam Michel (left) congratulated curriculum and instruction faculty member Maria Murray on receiving the Perry A. Zirkel ’66 Education Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Teaching in Education. Zirkel, an expert on education law, established the award to recognize faculty accomplishment and as an enduring way to acknowledge Oswego’s institutional value.

Alumna Donates Antique Desk in Honor of Her Mentors, Friends

Alumna Donates Antique Desk

Betsy Oberst, associate vice president of alumni relations and stewardship at SUNY Oswego (left), accepted the donation of an Oswego Normal School desk from the Rev. Dr. Rebecca Cole-Turner M’76 CAS ’76. Cole-Turner donated the desk, which is now housed in King Alumni Hall, in honor of her lifelong mentor and friend, the late Dr. Barbara

Find the Founder!

Image of Sheldon for Find the Founder

In the summer 2017 issue, the Sheldon statue can be found in the lower left corner of the Man in the Moon Candies photo on page 6. Grand prize winner of a College Store gift certificate and a Sheldon Hall print is Pete Morsdorf ’96. Winning Sheldon Hall prints are George Dummitt ’69, Heidi Fearn ’76, Paul

New Students Celebrate Welcoming Torchlight

Students Celebrate Welcoming Torchlight

On Aug. 25, student speaker Olivia Dunn ’17 joined SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley, student emcee Madelyn Muckey ’17, Student Association President Dalton Bisson ’19, and dozens of faculty and staff, in greeting the new first-year and transfer students in the 28th Annual Welcoming Torchlight Ceremony in the Marano Campus Center. “[Being a Laker] is about stepping

Alumni Share Career Path Stories, Advice at CNY Career Connections Event

Oswego Alumni in Classroom

On his third day on the job at a high-powered financial firm in New York City, business administration major Elliott Couch ’11 quit. “My boss called me into his office and asked me to close my eyes and imagine myself three years from that moment,” Couch said. Couch was asked, while his eyes were closed, to project