Endowment Shows Strong Returns, Outperforms Peers

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The Oswego College Foundation’s endowment continues to outperform not only peer schools, but the industry average as well, according to the survey results of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)-Commonfund Study of Endowments. In fact, SUNY Oswego’s endowment has yielded stronger returns than the NACUBO average for the past 11 years

Nationwide® Named Official Insurance Partner of the Oswego Alumni Association

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The Oswego Alumni Association has partnered with Nationwide® to offer members special savings on insurance. This partnership means Oswego Alumni Association members will have access to a suite of products and will be eligible to receive a special discount. Plus, members will receive an additional discount when auto and home policies are bundled. “Our Oswego

Annual NYC Career Connections Unites Alumni and Students


On Jan. 11, SUNY Oswego juniors and seniors met and networked with accomplished alumni living and working in the NYC area. During the day, students could choose to visit Design Works International, hosted by Nancy Fire Breslau ’83; Fox Networks Group, hosted by Wendy McCammon Lee ’92; Kellen Communications, hosted by Stephanie Meyering Beahan ’08;

Empowering Others through Education

Dr. Victor Martin

“Education will not change the world; it will change the people who are going to change the world.” Dr. Victor Martin ’93 includes that quote by Brazilian educator and philosopher Paulo Freire under his email signature—a fitting location, as education has played a foundational role in Martin’s life. Martin said his mother, Cathy Santos ’87 M’99, instilled

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

Boniface Career Planning Fund Provides Professional Development Opportunities for Students

Boniface Unendowed Career Planning Student Fund

Hundreds of SUNY Oswego students have explored a variety of career fields, networked with professionals, toured facilities and developed new connections with each other, faculty, employers and alumni, thanks to the Boniface Unendowed Career Planning Student Fund. The fund, established by Thomas Jr. ’92 and Maria Parengkuan Boniface ’92, has enabled Career Services to host

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Newlyweds: Send us your Oswego wedding photo and caption! Email to alumni@oswego.edu.   Amato-Simmons—Christopher Amato ’09 and Chelsea Simmons ’10 were married in Great River, N.Y., on July 9, 2016. Back row from left: Dan Oliver ’08, Daniel Miller ’07, Peter Shayer ’10, Joseph Brennan ’07, Michael Walters ’08, Daniel Gotay ’08, Keith Powell ’10,

AIR Program Continues to Give Fresh Perspective to Students

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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,

Pursuing a Life’s Calling

Pursuing a Life's Calling

Dr. Andrea Dattellas ’07 is the kind of person who brings her work home. In fact, she has converted her basement into an Intensive Care Unit for her patients who might need round-the-clock attention. “I feel better having them at the house so I can check on them, and their families appreciate it, too,” said