Oswego Endowment Continues to Outperform Industry Average

Oswego Endowment Continues to Outperform Industry Average

Bucking the national trend, the latest endowment report for SUNY Oswego shows a gain of 1 percent for the 2015-16 fiscal year, which is 2.9 percent higher than the average return of -1.9 percent nationally, according to the 2016 National Association of College and University Business Officers—Commonfund Study of Endowments, released in March 2017. The college

March Matchness 2017 Ends In Victory for SUNY Oswego

2017 March Matchness

SUNY Oswego Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) joined together in support for the 2017 March Matchness fundraising challenge. The Class of 2016 earned bragging rights as the class with the highest number of donors. The goal was to encourage at least 300 alumni from the classes of 2007-16 to make a gift to The Fund

Professor Emeritus, Donor Meets First Recipient of his Scholarship

Professor Emeritus, Donor Meets First Recipient of his Scholarship

Herbert Van Schaack ’51 is still giving back to the students who shaped a career that spanned nearly 40 years. Van Schaack, professor emeritus of the SUNY Oswego psychology department with accomplishments and accolades that span decades, wanted to establish a scholarship for SUNY Oswego students like Sequoya Fitzpatrick ’17, who is the first recipient

Hands-On Educator Supports the Next Generation of Kinesthetic Learners

Hands-On Educator Supports the Next Generation of Kinesthetic Learners

For Curtiss Matterson ’54, it all started with a soap box derby— crafting a wooden race car, no longer than 6 feet, nor wider than 3 feet. “I loved working with my hands and building things,” Matterson said. On his first trip to SUNY Oswego, he met with a group of GIs who were students

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

Texas to OZ

Texas to OZ

Susan Velazquez ’16 Creative Writing, Gender and Women’s Study Minor Student Programs Beneficiary, OSWEGO Alumni Magazine/ OAA Intern Fueling the flame: Unrestricted Gifts, The Fund for Oswego As a selected speaker for SUNY Oswego’s 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Susan Velazquez ’16 read Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “I Have a Dream”

Jumping In

Jumping In

Rebecca Howe ’16 Public Relations Student Programs Beneficiary, Merit Scholarship Recipient, OSWEGO Alumni Magazine/OAA Intern Fueling the flame: Unrestricted Gifts, The Fund for Oswego “I knew the moment I stepped onto the Oswego campus that my life was going to change. I was ready to join clubs, meet new people, experience what Oswego offers and

Hometown Business

Hometown Business

Jordan Shutts ’18 Accounting Past President of the SUNY Oswego Chapter of Enactus, which receives funding assistance from the SUNY Oswego Center for Accounting Research and Education (CARE). Fueling the flame: CARE donors “My freshman year, I came into school thinking I wanted to start a business. I saw these Enactus posters everywhere, and digital

Smashing the Code

Smashing the Code

Melissa King ’15 M’16 Information Science and Cognitive Science; Human-Computer Interaction President of Women in Computing at Oswego Fueling the flame: Lori Newman Cohen ’79 “This fund helped us go to conferences and speak to people who are CEOs of tech companies. These experiences give the students in the organization inspiration to continue on, to