Grant to Support Big-Data Alzheimer’s Research

Kim Higher

Dr. Sungeun Kim, an electrical and computer engineering faculty member, received a grant of nearly $119,000 to use big-data techniques in support of earlier and more accurate diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. The grant, from the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health, will assist a project—“Integrating Neuroimaging, Multi-omics, and

Grant Boosts Teacher Candidates from Underrepresented Groups

Grant Boosts Teacher Candidates from Underrepresented Groups

The New York State Education Department recently awarded a five-year, $1.63 million grant to SUNY Oswego’s School of Education to scale up and enhance its Teacher Opportunity Corps (TOC) program, which seeks to attract and retain teacher candidates from underrepresented groups—particularly young men—in high-need schools.   The $325,000 a year in funding through the state’s

Community Bank Makes $25,000 Gift to CARE Program

Mark Tryniski '85

  Community Bank has made a $25,000 gift to support SUNY Oswego’s Center for Accounting Research and Education (CARE) in the School of Business. The gift will support faculty research, diversity initiatives, continuing professional education, student education and community outreach as well as social responsibility and ethical training in accounting, said Thomas Tribunella, CARE director.

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”