Professional Musicians, Music Department Alumni Share Sounds With Students

Professional Musicians, Music Department Alumni Share Sounds With Students

Music is part of the identity of the city of Nashville, Tenn., where influences run through many genres and come from countless places. For one nationally touring Nashville band, the influences run as far afield as the SUNY Oswego campus.  Dynamo, formed in 2012, consists of nine core musicians – two of whom are Nate Felty

Students Celebrate Love a Donor Day

Students Celebrate Love a Donor Day

On Feb. 14, student volunteers rallied around Love a Donor Day to thank alumni, faculty and staff for making contributions to The Fund for Oswego. In 2015-16, a total of 6,918 donors gave $4.2 million to help support scholarships, activities and programs that directly enhance the quality of students’ educational experience. Hundreds of students also

Online MBA Ranks Highest in State, According to U.S. News

Online MBA Ranks Highest in State, According to U.S. News

SUNY Oswego’s online MBA tied for 27th among online master of business administration programs nationally— the highest of any institution in the state, according to U.S. News’ 2017 “Best Online Degree Programs: MBA” rankings published Jan. 10. Oswego’s School of Business was the only public school in New York to crack the list’s top 100

LECET Continues Its Commitment to Supporting Student-Scholars

LECET Continues Its Commitment to Supporting Student-Scholars

Bill Shannon (right), outgoing business manager for Upstate New York Laborers’ Employers Cooperation and Education Trust, LECET, presented a $25,000 check to President Deborah F. Stanley (left). For the past 19 years, LECET has provided support for the Presidential Scholarship program that benefits such student recipients as adolescent education and biology major Kristen McCarthy ’17 (second

Bystander Intervention Program Honored

Bystander Intervention Program Honored

The SUNY Council of Chief Student Affairs Officers and SUNY Office of University Life recently honored the college’s multifaceted Bystander Intervention Program with an Outstanding Student Affairs Program Award in the category for violence education and prevention, crisis management and campus security. “All of these bystander intervention- based programs ultimately have the same goal: to

College Makes Top 20 in Study-Abroad Ranking

College Makes Top 20 in Study-Abroad Ranking

SUNY Oswego appears in the top 20 nationwide for participation in mid- length study-abroad programs among students at master’s colleges and universities, according to the authoritative Open Doors annual report released in November. The report, jointly prepared by the Institute for International Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs,

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

OAA Welcomes December Graduates during Commencement Eve Dessert Reception

OAA Welcomes December Graduates during Commencement Eve Dessert Reception

December graduates and their families shared a toast during the Commencement Eve Dessert Reception Dec. 16 in the Sheldon Hall Ballroom. Rhay Guillen ’14, (middle) the regional communication coordinator for the New York State Assembly, delivered a short address to students and wished them good luck in their future endeavors. Photos: Jim Russell ’83  

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

Diversity Expert, Innovator Speaks at December Commencement

Diversity Expert, Innovator Speaks at December Commencement

Damon A. Williams, an author, innovator and global leader in critically thinking about diversity and change management, spoke at the college’s December Commencement Dec. 17 in the Marano Campus Center convocation center and arena. More than 500 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates were invited to participate in the ceremony.