Tech & Marketing

Tech & Marketing

  Waves of Success A passion for weather and water led New York City native Jeff Ragovin ’00 to the shores of Lake Ontario. After all, he grew up watching America’s favorite weatherman, Al Roker ’76, extol his alma mater during Today show broadcasts. Instead of majoring in meteorology as he initially planned, Jeff opted for broadcasting and

Rankings Round-Up

Rankings Round-Up

Top Regional Universities in the North SUNY Oswego has once again earned a top 50 ranking in the 2019 “Top Regional Universities in the North” from U.S. News and World Report. Oswego moved up to 11th among public master’s-level universities in the North Region, tied for 48th overall, among institutions in the U.S. News and

Welcoming Torchlight Ceremony Celebrates New Students, Most Diverse Class in History

Students holding torches at ceremony

College President Deborah F. Stanley, student speaker Boni Quatroche ’19, Student Association President Omar van Reenan ’19, Victoria Kammer ’20, faculty and staff shared the flame from the Torch of Learning with more than 2,000 first-year and transfer students during the annual Welcoming Torchlight Ceremony in the Marano Campus Center on Aug. 24.

Shineman Foundation Gives $1 Million to Expand, Rename Summer Children’s Program

Dr. Bardbara Palmer Shineman speaking to to children

The Sheldon Institute, an on-campus summer enrichment program that serves over 130 Oswego County children in grades 2 through 10 annually, will continue in perpetuity to provide hands-on learning experiences in a range of subject areas, thanks to a $1 million gift from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation.” The gift expands the institute, which was

Two Graduates Receive 2018 Outstanding Senior Award

Kayla Murphy

Olivia Botting ’18 of North Syracuse, N.Y., and Kayla Murphy ’18 of Amesbury, Mass., received the Oswego Alumni Association’s 2018 Outstanding Senior Award during the Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony on May 11 in the Marano Campus Center. The Outstanding Senior Award was established by the 2005 Senior Class Planning Committee and is funded by alumna Alice Massimi

Prestigious Program for Public Service

Connor Breese

With an interest in public service, political science and history major Connor Breese ’19 of Canandaigua, N.Y., participated in the prestigious Junior Summer Institute program at Princeton University through the Public Policy and International Affairs Program. The intensive seven-week summer program focused on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy

Developing the ‘Next Great Idea’

Ed Alberts

Ed Alberts M’92 M’97, owner of Wired Telecom in Oswego, won the 2018 “Next Great Idea” Oswego County Business Competition, and received $50,000 to expand his business in the county. Wired Telecom provides standardized IT and communication services for medium- and large-sized commercial franchise companies nationwide. The business grew out of necessity, as Alberts’ other

Men’s Baseball Ends Successful Season at 2018 World Series

Baseball team

  For the second consecutive year, the Lakers men’s baseball team competed in the NCAA Division III Championship World Series in Appleton, Wisc., after being the No. 1 overall seed in the 2017 tournament. Our nationally ranked team’s World Series run ended in an 11-4 loss to top-seeded Randolph-Macon College on May 26.  

From the President

From the President

When you think of the word “technology,” you might picture an iPhone or a computer or perhaps a machine in a factory. But technology—in its broadest sense—is the application of knowledge for a practical purpose. SUNY Oswego was founded on a similar pedagogical approach when college founder Edward Austin Sheldon introduced object learning and Pestalozzian-style

Advocating for Social Equity on Campus

Advocating for Social Equity on Campus

On Aug. 30, 2018, Howard Gordon ’74 M’78, who most recently served as SUNY Oswego’s executive assistant to the president and special assistant for social equity, retired from the college after 42 years of service. Throughout that time, he held many titles—counselor in the Office of Special Programs, assistant dean for arts and sciences, assistant provost