New Women’s Basketball Coach Hired

Sean Pinkerton Headshot

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-

Alumna Drafted By Canadian Women’s Hockey League

Alumna Drafted by Canadian Women's Hockey League Alexa Aramburu '17

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

Near-Fatal Crash Informs Work of Visiting Artist

Chinese watercolorist Zhinan Jiang

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.

Exploring Culture within Ethical Context

Exploring Culture within Ethical Context

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.

Three Named to Oswego Alumni Association Board

Three Named to Oswego Alumni Association Board

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

Global Business Leader Talks Trends, Shares Stories to Enable Growth

Global Business Leader  Talks Trends, Shares  Stories to Enable Growth

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 Earns Top Teaching Award

Casey Raymond Earns Top Teaching Award

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

Alumni Panel Integral Part of 31st Annual ALANA Conference

Tiraya Conyers '15

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

Grant to Support Big-Data Alzheimer’s Research

Kim Higher

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

Grant Boosts Teacher Candidates from Underrepresented Groups

Grant Boosts Teacher Candidates from Underrepresented Groups

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