Alumnus Takes City’s Top Seat in Oswego

Alumnus Takes City’s  Top Seat in Oswego

Oswego’s New mayor has witnessed the city through the decades as a native son, college student and professional. Now Tom Gillen ’72 is eager to help move it into a new age.

Tom Gillen ’72 is Oswego’s new mayor.
Gillen won the Nov. 8 mayoral election 2,426 to 1,234, a margin of 2 to 1, against

10×10+10: KaeLyn Rich

KayLyn Rich '05

KaeLyn Rich ’05 has been an advocate for social justice as long as she can remember.

As Genesee Valley chapter director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, Rich advocates for women’s, LBGT and immigrant rights among many other social issues.

An English Writing Arts and women’s studies major, she served as co-director of the Women’s Center, treasurer of Vega and cast director of the peer-education theatre troupe Melodramatics.

“I have been attracted toward jobs that allow me to get paid for activism and standing up for justice,” Rich said. “The Women’s Center inspired me to truly do work that I love, that feeds my activist soul.”