SUNY Oswego Division III Athletics Program provides students with skills that translate to success in their work and play Anne Sarkissian DeRue ’04 was coming off an impressive junior year season of swimming at Oswego High School, and she was ready to secure an athletic scholarship during an even better senior year. It was
For three years in a row, the Oswego Athletic Department has taken home the top award for community service from the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators. Oswego received the Jostens Community Service Award for an Array of Projects, and Lakers men’s ice hockey player Eli Kim-Swallow ’15 received an honorable mention for his
The indoor tennis courts inside a renovated Romney Field House opened last season, giving the Lakers a home-court advantage in several ways. For one thing, the ball has less bounce on the synthetic turf surface than it would on a regular hard court. Oswego’s tennis players can practice on it every day and get used
Mitchell Herlihey ’18 earned MVP honors after Oswego won its third straight Pathfinder Bank Classic in January. He scored four points during Oswego’s championship run. The Ottawa, Ontario, native was also named to the All-Tournament team and was named SUNYAC Rookie of the Week in men’s ice hockey for Jan. 4.
The Oswego State women’s ice hockey program earned its first All-American, as the Lakers’ goalie Bridget Smith ’15 was named First Team All-America East by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) at the 2015 NCAA Division III Championship pre-tournament banquet at SUNY Plattsburgh. In 20 appearances for Oswego, the goaltender compiled a 13-5-1 record and a
The SUNY Oswego intercollegiate athletics department has named Drew Bezek its next men’s lacrosse head coach. Bezek started in early December in his new role, beginning preparations for the upcoming spring season. The Lowville, N.Y., native comes to Oswego by way of Hamilton College, where he spent the last three years as an assistant coach.
See the complete detailed event listing at alumni.oswego.edu/events. May 6 GOLD Success in the City event in Syracuse, N.Y. May 15 Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony* May 16 Commencement May 20 GOLD Success in the City Event in Rochester, N.Y.* May 22 Zeta Beta Tau Alumni Reunion in Oswego* June 4-7 Reunion 2015* June 6 Oswego Alumni
In recognition of National Philanthropy Day, students in Oswego’s Future Alumni Network (FANs) tagged dozens of spots in Rich Hall, Penfield Library, the Marano Campus Center and the Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation to raise awareness about the role donors play on campus. Pictured here are Shinnell Burroughs ’15, Nicole Wilson ’15 and
Humanitarian, actor, author, health and wellness ambassador and philanthropist Hill Harper, best known for his role as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes on CSI: NY, delivered the keynote speech for SUNY Oswego’s annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy on Jan. 30 in the Sheldon Hall ballroom. Winner of three NAACP Image Awards for Best
The Tarandi Foundation recently made generous gifts to two organizations that support the education and development of young people in Oswego and the surrounding areas. The foundation recently donated $25,000 to support the Oswego Bookmobile, which currently distributes approximately 5,000 books to 2,000 children in Oswego every summer. The foundation also established the Sheldon Institute