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

First-Ever CNY Career Connections Unites Students and Alumni

First-Ever CNY Career Connections Unites Students and Alumni

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

ATHLETICS: Lakers Athletics Challenge Nets More Than $185,000

ATHLETICS: Lakers Athletics Challenge Nets More Than $185,000

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

March Matchness Ends in a Win All-Around

March Matchness Ends in a Win All-Around

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

Alumnus Honors Memory of Alumna Wife Who Paid Her “Second Chance” Forward To Others

Alumnus Honors Memory of Alumna Wife Who Paid Her “Second Chance” Forward To Others

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

Top Historian, Author, Engineer Helps Students Discover ‘Amazing STEM Women’

Top Historian, Author, Engineer Helps Students Discover ‘Amazing STEM Women’

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

Students Make Great Advances Through Summer Scholar Research Projects

Students Make Great Advances Through Summer Scholar Research Projects

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

Tyler Hall Renovations Include a Seat-Naming Campaign for Waterman Theatre

Tyler Hall Renovations Include a Seat-Naming Campaign for Waterman Theatre

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

PHOTO: LECET Continues to Support Presidential Scholars

PHOTO: LECET Continues to Support Presidential Scholars

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.