Horseracing fans around the globe watched as 3-year-old Always Dreaming outpaced the field and won the 2017 Kentucky Derby in Louisville on May 6. Cheering trackside was Tom Bellhouse ’86, chief operating officer of West Point Thoroughbreds of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., one of the owners of the history-making horse. Now, the Oswego Alumni Association is
An all-star cast of guests attended the Tyler Hall Take 2 Debut reception on Oct. 28, part of a celebration of the newly renovated facility that concluded School of Communication, Media and the Arts (SCMA) Week on the SUNY Oswego campus. Guests walked a red carpet lined with student paparazzi through the sweeping new Tyler
In November, SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley became chair of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Before becoming chair-elect in 2015, Stanley completed a three-year term on AASCU’s Board of Directors as secretary-treasurer. She also served on AASCU’s Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI) Steering Committee and as an MLI Mentor; on AASCU’s Financial
In 1986, when then Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs and Social Equity Howard Gordon ’74 M’78 was approached by then Student Affairs employee Tyrone Holmes M’89 about starting an educational leadership program that brought together students from all backgrounds, he had no idea that they were establishing a transformative program that would be thriving 30
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
In the past five years, the number of alumni visits to campus through the Oswego Alumni Association’s signature Alumni-In-Residence program has grown exponentially from 34 in 2011-12 to 164 in 2015-16. And so far this fall semester is outpacing the numbers from last year. “I attribute the growth of the Alumni-In-Residence program to more students,
Gary Andrews ’73 was getting ready to graduate in December with a bachelor’s in industrial arts when architect, environmentalist, author and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller visited campus in November 1973. “I first heard about Buckminster Fuller from the Whole Earth Catalog, which was a must-have publication for all hippies in the early seventies,” Andrews said.
During Reunion 2016 June 9-12, more than 1,000 alumni and friends returned to campus to reconnect with friends, make new ones and check out all the changes and updates to their beloved alma mater. A highlight of the weekend was the announcement by President Deborah F. Stanley that the college had reached a milestone in