Class Notes

Class Notes

        Mary Jane Quinn Parrow ’59 and Fred Parrow ’60 have lived in Spring, Texas, for the past 43 years. Fred is retired from Shell Oil Company, where he was a manager for office leasing. They enjoy golf and travel.         Peter Sulzbach ’62 is a realtor in Fort

More than a Million Miles on Five Continents: A Travel Writer’s Journey

More than a Million Miles on Five Continents: A Travel Writer's Journey

From a tent in a desolate desert region in the Middle Eastern country of Jordan, to the ferry docks on the island of Milos, Greece, to an isolated snowy mountain pass accessible only by snowmobile in the Rocky Mountains: It’s all in day’s work for David Drotar ’74. “One of my favorite trips recently was

Faculty Hall of Fame – John Mincher

Faculty Hall of Fame - John Mincher

Little did John Mincher know as a curious 15-year-old that when he poked his head into the open door of the Youngstown (Ohio) Playhouse, he would be entering a career that continues to pique his interest 65 years later. “They were working on the sets for The Glass Menagerie,” Mincher recalled. “I walked into the

Alumni Bookshelf

Alumni Bookshelf

Mark Allen Baker ’79 Battling Nelson, the Durable Dane McFarland & Company Inc., 2016. The incredible story of Oscar “Battling” Nelson is a rags to riches—back to rags—tale. As one of the toughest and most durable professional boxers to enter the ring, Battling Nelson held the world lightweight championship title from 1908 to 1910. Sharon

Oswego Matters

Oswego Matters

Well … time flies, as they say! Somehow it’s 2017, and it has been a trip down memory lane to work with this year’s Class of 1977 volunteers on planning their 40th reunion in June. We have such an engaged group of class volunteers, and the posting of old photos and memories has truly brought

Alumni Bookshelf

Alumni Bookshelf

Alan Salop Scott ’55 My Life and Very Hard Times With Lousy Doctors Xlibris, 2016. It was Alan Scott’s mother who emphasized the notion that doctors were the same as God; one healed the body and the other the mind and soul. Holding that belief until he got older, he soon came to realize that

Hall of Fame – Paul Liebenauer

Hall of Fame - Paul Liebenauer

On the SUNY Oswego campus, it wasn’t unusual to see Professor Emeritus of Physics Paul Liebe­nauer heading off to a course in French. For years, Liebenauer studied the language so that he and his wife, Margreta, could travel, which they did extensively throughout France and other European countries. “The [French] department was kind enough to

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Berta Culver Van Loon Stebbins ’45 of Lake Wales, Fla., died May 29, 2016. She taught for more than 30 years in the Odessa-Montour (N.Y.) Central School District. She was predeceased by her first husband, Harold Van Loon. Berta is survived by her second husband, Arnold Stebbins; three children, 16 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Sylvia