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,

Milestone Moments

Milestone Moments

July 1, 2011 With Passion & Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego began. May 2012 The college received a $5 million anonymous bequest to support the Possibility Scholars. December 2012 Shineman Foundation announced its $5 million gift to the college. March 2013 March Matchness challenger and former Oswego Alumni Association (OAA) Board Member Nancy Smith

Above and Beyond!

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Above and Beyond! $43,483,781 About the Campaign In 2011, SUNY Oswego embarked on a historic journey to raise $40 million, the largest fundraising initiative by any SUNY comprehensive college. Under the leadership of President Deborah F. Stanley and inspired by the college’s Tomorrow strategic plan, the campaign engaged the entire Oswego family. The Oswego College

Leader Within

Leader Within

Jackie Starr ’18 TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) Oz Leads Graduate and Class of 1954 Scholarship Recipient Fueling the flame: Bill Spinelli ’84; Robert Allen ’54, Curtis Matterson ’54 and Stanley Levenson ’54 “The things I have learned and the people I have met through Oz Leads are invaluable, and I can’t emphasize

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

Oswego Matters: By Executive Director Betsy Oberst

Oswego Matters: By Executive Director Betsy Oberst

It is a glorious time of year to live in Oswego on our beautiful lakeshore. Lunches and dinners at beautiful waterside restaurants; breathtaking sunsets every night; our parks, gardens and city planters in full blooming color; concerts along the river—these are all joys of this season. In this issue, Eileen Crandall shares with us an

ATHLETICS: Feinberg Lectures Highlight Women in Athletics

ATHLETICS: Feinberg Lectures Highlight Women in Athletics

This spring, the Feinberg Family Fund sponsored a series of lectures on gender in sports. The fund was established by Robert Feinberg ’78 and his wife, Robbi, in 2003 to support discussion on women in the workplace, and this year’s theme focused on college and professional athletics. “The series is important because it highlights the