2017 Honors Convocation Recognizes Student Achievements

2017 Honors Convocation Recognizes Student Achievements

SUNY Oswego’s top academic and civic-minded students were honored April 7 at the annual Honors Convocation in the Marano Campus Center arena. About 140 students were recognized for their achievements during the 2016-2017 academic year. The Honors Convocation brings together the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence recipients – the highest honor bestowed on a student

AIR Program Receives SUNYCUAD Award

AIR Program Receives SUNYCUAD Award

The Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In-Residence (AIR) Program earned a 2017 Judges’ Citation from the State University of New York Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) during the annual 2017 Awards for Excellence presentation June 8 in Tarrytown, N.Y. The program brings Oswego alumni back to campus to share their knowledge and career experiences with current students

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

Jumping In

Jumping In

Rebecca Howe ’16 Public Relations Student Programs Beneficiary, Merit Scholarship Recipient, OSWEGO Alumni Magazine/OAA Intern Fueling the flame: Unrestricted Gifts, The Fund for Oswego “I knew the moment I stepped onto the Oswego campus that my life was going to change. I was ready to join clubs, meet new people, experience what Oswego offers and

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,

Oswego Matters By Executive Director Betsy Oberst

Oswego Matters By Executive Director Betsy Oberst

With Passion and Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego was about so much more than just raising money to build our endowment, increase scholarships, enhance student success and invigorate our intellectual climate at SUNY Oswego. It also created wonderful opportunities to elevate our profile and increase the engagement, spirit, energy, pride and excitement of our

Press Agent Provides Theatre Students a Glimpse Inside Broadway

Press Agent Provides Theatre Students a Glimpse Inside Broadway

As a press agent for Broad­way shows, Juliana Hannett ’95 has seen her share of euphoric successes as well as devastating failures. Her Broadway productions have included Take Me Out, The History Boys, Beauty and the Beast and Into the Woods. In 2008, she headed up the Broadway and National Tour campaigns for Billy Elliot

Author Finds Inspiration in the Performing Arts

Author Finds Inspiration in the Performing Arts

For Jennifer Thompson Jackson ’94, the process of writing books is “only one piece of [her] own artistic puzzle.” “There’s no one right way to be a writer,” Jackson told more than 100 attendees at an Artswego Living Writers Series public event on Sept. 9. She returned to campus through the Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In-Residence

PHOTO: Speech Expert Leads Workshop for Theatre Department

PHOTO: Speech Expert Leads Workshop for Theatre Department

Noted theatre voice and speech specialist Barry Kur ’74 spoke in classes in the college’s lab theatre in Hewitt Union on Aug. 28. A professor emeritus of theatre at Penn State, Kur is a master teacher of Lessac training for improved voice and body work and director of certification of the Lessac Training and Research

Alumni Panel Offers Advice to Students During ALANA Week

Alumni Panel Offers Advice to Students During ALANA Week

The key to success as a student is setting goals and evaluating how well you are meeting them—every single day. That’s the advice one alumna offered to a crowd of about 50 students and other participants at an alumni leadership panel held Sept. 21 in the Marano Campus Center. The panel, part of the 29th annual