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

Beating the Odds

Beating the Odds

Tiana Morris ’16 Finance, Economics Minor, José Ramon Pérez International Scholarship Recipient Fueling the flame: John J. Christian ’87, CAPA International Education “I have always wanted to travel abroad. If it wasn’t for the José Ramon Pérez International Scholarship, which funded my trip, I wouldn’t be able to live out that dream. I am forever

STEM Grows

STEM Grows

Mary DaCosta ’15 Biology, Chemistry Minor Possibility Scholarship Recipient Fueling the flame: Possibility Scholarship Donors “Having this scholarship gave me just what the name implies—opportunities for success and possibilities for the future. Since day one, I was part of a group that was well-connected and supported. I thank everyone who donated to the scholarship, and

Passionate Pursuits

Passionate Pursuits

Jon Whitelaw ’13 M’18 Adolescence Education Social Studies, Athletic Coaching and History Minors Festa Graduate Assistantship Award for Men’s Hockey Recipient Fueling the flame: Fred ’81 and MaryLynn Barbero Festa ’82 “Accepting the Festa Assistantship is a tremendous honor, one that I am flattered and fortunate to receive. It will allow me the opportunity to

It’s a Small World

It's a Small World

Megan Scott ’16 Business Administration and Economics Michael Zalkin Memorial Scholarship Recipient Fueling the flame: Ilana and Andy Zalkin ’76 “Being abroad has changed me, making me very positive and forcing me outside of my comfort zone to constantly try new things. I realize how important it is to live in the now and do

Alumnus Shares ‘Passion and Purpose’ through Campaign Launch

Alumnus Shares 'Passion and Purpose' through Campaign Launch

It’s hard to believe that just two years ago I was working at WTOP and getting ready for another season of Laker hockey. I was fortunate during my senior year at SUNY Oswego to wear hats such as WTOP General Manager and Communications Intern with the Alumni and Development Office. Who would’ve ever imagined that

Seniors Celebrate Welcome Back Picnic

Seniors Celebrate Welcome Back Picnic

Senior Class Planning Committee Members (from left) Emily Pease ’16, Rachel Long ’17, Mary Kate Harrigan ’17 and Dorothy Davis ’17 welcomed more than 90 classmates to the Senior Picnic on Sept. 22. SUNY Oswego staff members from a variety of offices were on hand to help students prepare for their final year on campus,