Weddings

Amanda Cascino and Fred Tropeano wedding

Nicole Johnson ’12 and Brian Croce ’11 were married June 30, 2017, in Washingtonville, N.Y. The two met on the ninth floor of Seneca Hall in 2009. Top row, from left: Shawn Bernstein ’11, Brian McDonald ’12, Josh Lilly ’11, Alex Weiss ’11, Greg Wright ’11 and Adam Szarpa ’09; fourth row, from left: Justin Beehler ’12, Georgia

Local Lakers Gatherings

Alumni in New York City

  Events Nov. 27 – Giving Tuesday** Dec. 1 – 2019 Reunion Engagement and Planning Committee Meeting* Dec. 14 – Commencement Eve Champagne Reception* Jan. 5 – 2019 Reunion Engagement and Planning Committee Meeting* Feb. 2 – 2019 Reunion Engagement and Planning Committee Meeting* Feb. 2 – Men’s Basketball Alumni Game* Feb. 9-10 – Women’s

A Lifelong Commitment to Education

Ann Petringa Greenberg

Every day when the school bus comes to pick up children at the Camden Westchase Park Apartments in Tampa, Fla., Ann Petringa Greenberg ’54 sends them off with a smile and a hug. The octogenarian is standing there to greet them when the bus returns in the afternoon. “My hope is that each one of them knows

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Virginia Guenther Smith ’40 of Rome, N.Y., died April 26, 2018. She taught at the former Bell Road/Clough Elementary School, retiring in 1979. Surviving are her daughters, Georgette Smith Pritchard ’67, Candice Fike, Cynthia Freeman, Lorraine Szaraz and Holly Puglio; 12 grandchildren, including Carolyn Pritchard ’97; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Katharine Miller Tierney ’40

Congo Bars

Congo Bars

Congo Bars The secret recipe for Oswego’s favorite dessert is revealed, thanks to Nora Holdaway McLaughlin ’68 who posted this photo of the famous Congo bar in our new Reunion App. McLaughlin, Karen Koruz Low ’68 and Ed Balaban ’73 won Oswego gear for sharing great Oswego photos and messages via the Reunion App with

Alumni Bookshelf

Alumni Bookshelf

We celebrate and share the success of Oswego alumni authors, illustrators and recording artists, who may ask their publisher/distributor to send a copy of the work to the Oswego alumni office to be considered for this column and our website, where cover photos of all works in this column will be displayed. John T. Sullivan

Faculty Hall of Fame

Dr. Marilynn Smiley

Dr. Marilynn Smiley Some people really know how to make the most of their retirements. Marilynn Smiley is one of those people. When she retired in 2014 after 53 years in the Music Department, she was finally able to spend more time on her research projects, community service and traveling. As president of the Oswego

Crossword Puzzle

Oswego Crossword

ACROSS 1. a month of the year (abbr.) 4. frequently 9. high card 12. a proposition 13. injuries 14. Latvian monetary unit 15. a failure 17. capsize 18. Italian coin 19. South American animal 21. a person of enormous size 23. man’s nickname 24. exhausted (2 words) 26. fluid from trees 28. in past time

Oswego Matters

Betsy Oberst

I am excited to share this latest edition of our alumni magazine with you! As you can see, we have begun a redesign under new magazine designer Jennifer Broderick, to freshen our look and bring you content in new and different ways. We know people love our magazine, so we hope you like our new

Loyal Lakers

Loyal Lakers

“I believe it is important to support The Fund for Oswego because it helps the college grow and expand. I received a great education at Oswego and want to pay it forward.” – La-Dana Renee Jenkins ’94, Oswego Alumni Association Board Member and a Loyal Lakers Society Member Learn more at alumni.oswego.edu/loyallakers. Make a Gift