President’s Desk

President's Desk

As I write this column, temperatures dip below freezing, and ice and snow blanket the campus. Students take refuge in their cozy residence halls with their textbooks and laptops. They fill their dining trays with warming comfort foods like fresh, home-cooked soups. Just as the natural world is gearing up for spring, our students are preparing

Four Join the OAA Board of Directors

Four Join the OAA Board of Directors

Four graduates who have already demonstrated their commitment to SUNY Oswego and its students have been elected to the Oswego Alumni Association Board of Directors, the policy-setting arm of the OAA. They attended their initial meeting on campus on Nov. 13. Each will serve a three-year term.   Joining the board are: Karen Colucci Coia

Educators Gather To Learn, Share Technology for the Classroom

Educators Gather To Learn,  Share Technology for the Classroom

Students in the Florida (N.Y.) Union Free School District can make a pancake breakfast for their technology teacher, Jeffrey Rodman ’13 M’14. But first they have to design it. The district has a PancakeBot, which uses 3D printer technology to build 3D models using—yes, pancake batter—as the modeling material. “My seniors come in and design

College to Launch New Giving Society to Recognize Loyal Donors July 1

College to Launch New Giving Society to Recognize Loyal Donors July 1

Irma Johnston Lent ’59 vaguely remembers the first gift she ever made to SUNY Oswego back in 1976. Her two daughters were in school, she had just returned to teaching at an elementary school in the Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery (N.Y.) Central School District, and she and her husband, Duke, had purchased their house. “I must

‘Appreciate Those Who Help You,’ Alumnus Tells New Graduates

‘Appreciate Those Who Help You,’ Alumnus Tells New Graduates

Commencement Eve Dessert Reception Keynote Speaker Jeff Knauss ’07 addressed December graduates and their families Dec. 11, 2015, in the Sheldon Hall Ballroom. Knauss shared stories about his journey from graduation to his current position as owner of The Digital Hyve, a digital marketing agency specializing in website design, search engine optimization, social media and

11th Annual Media Summit Explores Diversity and Inclusion

11th Annual Media Summit Explores Diversity and Inclusion

Hundreds gathered Oct. 21 in the Sheldon Hall Ballroom and nearly 600 people tuned in for the live webcast of A Mile in My Shoes: Reflections on Equality & Diversity in the Media during the 11th Annual Dr. Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit. The event featured a panel of media professionals, most of whom are

Farm Chic: Global Food Entrepreneur Tessa Edick ’92 Brings Local Farming To The Table

Farm Chic: Global Food Entrepreneur Tessa Edick ’92 Brings Local Farming To The Table

Tessa Edick ’92 hopes to revolutionize the way New Yorkers eat to save local farming, improve nutrition and build stronger communities.   With more than a third of all farmers in America over the age of 65 and the percentage of farmers younger than 35 steadily declining to now less than 5.6 percent, one Oswego graduate is asking: Who is

Campus Currents: Noteworthy News

Campus Currents: Noteworthy News

Business School Continues to Earn National Attention The Princeton Review has named the School of Business at SUNY Oswego among the nation’s most outstanding MBA-granting business schools for the 12th consecutive year. The college’s MBA program also tied for 20th among online master of business administration programs nationally — the highest of any institution in

Alumnus Honors Memory of Alumna Wife Who Paid Her “Second Chance” Forward To Others

Alumnus Honors Memory of Alumna Wife Who Paid Her “Second Chance” Forward To Others

Marilyn Burkell Roth ’63 nearly dropped out of college following the unexpected death of her father during her freshman year at SUNY Oswego. “She was very academically inclined,” said her husband of 50 years, John Robert “Bob” Roth ’64. “But her father died suddenly, her grades suffered and she went from an outstanding scholar to

Alumni Legacy Reception Links Generations of Oswego College Community Members

Alumni Legacy Reception Links Generations of Oswego College Community Members

More than two dozen families stopped by the Alumni Legacy Reception in King Hall Oct. 24 during Friends & Family Weekend. In addition to making connections with each other, the alumni and their SUNY Oswego students learned about scholarship opportunities and about student programs sponsored by the Oswego Alumni Association, with support from The Fund