Alumna Encourages Grads to Pursue Their Dream Job

Cathleen Richards ’09 tells the 2014 Commencement Eve Dessert Reception attendees that the seeds for all of her successes were planted at SUNY Oswego.

Cathleen Richards ’09 remembers waking up to the sounds of Italian pop music one morning and realizing that she has her dream job. “It’s been five years since I was sitting where you are now, and though it took longer than I thought, I have my dream job,” Richards, an Oswego Alumni Association board member,

Acting Company Taps SUNY Oswego for Lead Role in National Project

SUNY Oswego theater students work with crew from The Acting Company in February 2014 on the set shared by productions of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.

The Acting Company has chosen SUNY Oswego as one of four lead institutions to participate in a new national performance and education initiative made up of colleges and universities, high schools and community organizations. Under the lead of SUNY Oswego, Arizona State University, Towson University and University of Missouri-Kansas City, each consortium will offer professional

Scholarship Supports Future Computer Scientists, Honors Alumnus

Rosemary “Rose” Cardamone Crane ’81 endowed a scholarship to honor her late husband, Douglas Crane ’80.

SUNY Oswego presented Rosemary “Rose” Cardamone Crane ’81, a member of the Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors, with a wealth of academic and leadership opportunities. But the best thing she may have found in college was her husband, Douglas Crane ’80. They were married after she finished her degree in communications from Oswego. Doug

Industrial Arts Alumnus Ensures Engineering Excellence at Oswego

George Wurtz III ’78 and his wife, Nancy, established an excellence fund to support the engineering program and its students.

George Wurtz III ’78, current chair and retired CEO and president of Soundview Paper Co. LLC in Elmwood Park, N.J., has high hopes for SUNY Oswego students pursuing engineering, a new program that has seen rapid growth in recent years. Wurtz applies his years of management experience as chair of SUNY Oswego’s Engineering Advisory Board,

Students, Alumni Make Connections in NYC

Students, Alumni Make Connections in NYC

More than 100 juniors and seniors from SUNY Oswego received practical career advice from alumni representing a variety of careers at the Oswego Alumni Association’s annual New York City Career Connections on Jan. 8, 2015. More than 25 alumni who work in metropolitan New York spoke with current students about their career paths, the job

SUNY Oswego Earns National Recognitions for Community Service, Engagement

Gabrielle Loftus ’17 (left), a childhood education major, welcomes Oswego Middle School students to the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation prior to a tour and workshop as part of the college’s Mentor-Scholar Program, which pairs undergraduates with students in the Oswego and Fulton school districts for academic and social mentoring.

SUNY Oswego, recipient five years ago of the prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, retains the designation on the new list of just 361 colleges and universities nationwide for 2015. The tribute from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recognizes colleges and universities that deeply intertwine community engagement in their leadership, curriculum, outreach programs,

College Re-Institutes a Fall Homecoming to Unite Alumni, Campus Members

College Re-Institutes a Fall Homecoming to Unite Alumni, Campus Members

Homecoming—the word itself evokes images of school pride and celebrations across campus. Alumni who were students in the 1950s and ’60s will remember the annual fall tradition that included a parade, poster contests, sports games, food, music, the crowning of a king and queen and, of course, fun for all. The event not only drew

Oswego Educators Invited to Brazil’s National Education Conference

Brazil's National Education Conference.

Tania Ramalho, left, and Alfred Frederick of SUNY Oswego’s School of Education attended Brazil’s second National Conference on Education, held recently in that nation’s capital, Brasilia. Frederick contributed to the national discussion of education through his ongoing work with educators in Brazil. They were the only attendees from the United States at the conference.

School of Education Praised in Accreditation Renewal

During the NCATE visit, the review team members had the opportunity to meet and talk with the School of Education’s many community partners and collaborators at the School Partnership Showcase. Here, Linda Griffin (left), chair of the NCATE review team, hears from two partners from area schools, Phoenix School District Superintendent Judy Belfield M’88 CAS’00 (center) and Robyn Proud ’87 M’98 CAS’11 (speaking), vice principal of Oswego Middle School.

The National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education has granted continued accreditation to Oswego’s School of Education for the next seven years. The accreditation board did not cite any areas of concern or areas for improvement. The school met all six standards for both initial and advanced teacher preparation at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Technology Drives Deals, Student Opportunities with Manufacturers

Edward McCormack ’15, a technology management student at SUNY Oswego, works at the brain center of a Haas Mini Mill, a computer numeric control device that represents all that the college’s new advanced manufacturing labs can offer to area businesses for product design, development and fabrication.

A wealth of advanced manufacturing equipment, labs and talented faculty and students have positioned SUNY Oswego to “go public,” offering businesses around the region a place to develop and refine products and designs. The effort will provide the college’s technology students hands-on, commercial experience and provide advanced services to companies in such areas as computer-assisted