Sean Pinkerton joined the Oswego State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics as head coach of the women’s basketball program. Over the past five seasons, Pinkerton has been the head coach of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn. The Ogdensburg, N.Y., native took over a one-win team in 2012-13 and rebuilt the program into a winning-
Alexa Aramburu ’17 was one of just 105 players to be selected in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) Draft in August. Aramburu was picked 30th overall in the fifth of 23 rounds by the Toronto Furies. The Glen Rock, N.J., native joins the Furies after a stellar four-year career with the Lakers. In her senior
Chinese watercolorist Zhinan Jiang, a visiting professor of art at SUNY Oswego, gained powerful new insights influencing his art following a near-fatal car accident in 1999 and the birth of a daughter the following year. SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Art Gallery displayed his work in “Zhinan Jiang: Visitors” from Aug. 29 to Sept. 17.
James Rogers ’76, senior contracts manager/consultant for engineering company WorleyParsons, spoke Sept. 12 about “Ethics, Social Responsibility and Sustainability: Meanings and Dimensions of Culture” to an International Business Management class in Rich Hall, as part of the Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In-Residence program, with support from The Fund for Oswego.
The Oswego Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomed three new members in 2017. Each will serve a three-year term, effective July 1 and ending in 2020. Kevin Bryans ’89 of Syracuse, N.Y., is executive vice president/chief financial officer of LPA Software Solutions in Syracuse, N.Y. A graduate of Oswego’s accounting program, Bryans serves on the School
Robert Moritz ’85, chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) International Limited, began his Oct. 12 presentation “Global Trends and Building Skills for the Future” at SUNY Oswego with a story about John Major—no, not the former British Prime Minister. It’s a story about John Major, the doorman at PwC headquarters in London. Major greeted a prospective client
Casey Raymond, a chemistry faculty member, recently earned the SUNY Oswego President’s Award for Teaching Excellence, an honor reserved for exceptional learner-centered skills and efforts. More than a dozen of his former students and current faculty colleagues supported Raymond for the award. As chair of the college’s Sciences Planning Committee, Raymond was instrumental in helping
United We Shine” set the theme and the multicultural tone for the 31st annual ALANA Student Leadership Conference Sept. 13 to 19 at SUNY Oswego. The ALANA (African, Latino, Asian and Native American) Student Leadership Conference included a peace walk, motivational keynote address by founder of Vanity Unedited Yoga & Meditation in New York City Tiraya
Dr. Sungeun Kim, an electrical and computer engineering faculty member, received a grant of nearly $119,000 to use big-data techniques in support of earlier and more accurate diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. The grant, from the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health, will assist a project—“Integrating Neuroimaging, Multi-omics, and
The New York State Education Department recently awarded a five-year, $1.63 million grant to SUNY Oswego’s School of Education to scale up and enhance its Teacher Opportunity Corps (TOC) program, which seeks to attract and retain teacher candidates from underrepresented groups—particularly young men—in high-need schools. The $325,000 a year in funding through the state’s