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
Oswego Alumni Association Board Member Rick Yacobush ’77 encouraged students to network with other people during the first-ever Central New York (CNY) Career Connections Oct. 5 at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse. Yacobush, the event’s keynote speaker, retraced the major connections he made throughout his career that led him to his current role as
The 2015-16 Lakers Athletics Challenge met its goal of 625 donors, with the highest level of participation going to the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. Each team received $1,000, and challengers Rich ’80 and Beth Kagan Lashley ’80 made a gift of $30,000 to The Fund for Oswego designated to Athletics. The challenge
SUNY Oswego’s newest graduates came out strong in support of their alma mater during the 2016 March Matchness Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) fundraising challenge. The Class of 2015 earned bragging rights as the class with the highest number of members (63 donors) making a gift to the college during March. The Class of
Marilyn Burkell Roth ’63 nearly dropped out of college following the unexpected death of her father during her freshman year at SUNY Oswego. “She was very academically inclined,” said her husband of 50 years, John Robert “Bob” Roth ’64. “But her father died suddenly, her grades suffered and she went from an outstanding scholar to
Jill Tietjen, chief executive officer of the National Women’s Hall of Fame, author and electrical engineer, spoke to a standing-room only crowd on Sept. 10 about scientific and technical women, whom she featured in her bestselling and award-winning book, Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America. Her visit was part of the
Noah Seabrook ’17 (right), pre-med biology major and honors student, discusses his research project poster about cardiac glycosides with chemistry professor Casey Raymond on Sept. 4 at the Summer 2015 Scholarly and Creative Activities Symposium in Sheldon Hall Ballroom. Among the programs represented were faculty-student Challenge Grants, student-faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants, Global Laboratory
A seat-naming campaign launched Sept. 1, offering donors an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy and play a leading role in program enhancements at the newly renovated Charlotte Waterman Theatre on the SUNY Oswego campus. Part of a $22.2 million renovation slated for completion in mid-2016, Waterman Theatre will be the premier venue for a wide
It wasn’t long after an adventurous Linda Schultheis Crawford ’60 earned a degree in education that she boarded an airplane for Chile. Tasked with teaching children in a small mining village in the desert region of northern Chile, her journey covered many legs of difficult rural travel that concluded in front of a desolate house.
For the 19th consecutive year, the New York State Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET) has supported Oswego’s Presidential Scholars Program. Bill Shannon, business manager for the Upstate New York Laborers’ Council and LECET representative, presented a check for $25,000 to President Deborah F. Stanley in October.