Journalist’s Experience Spans Decades, Transcends Technology

Ed Garsten '73

When Queens, N.Y., native Ed Garsten ’73 enrolled at SUNY Oswego, he thought he wanted to study acting in the theatre/speech program. But one visit to WOCR, the student-run campus radio station at the time, changed his path. He incorporated his love of theatrical characters and music with his news-junky tendencies into a passion for broadcast radio.

‘Go be great,’ Levy tells seniors

Steve Levy at Torchlight 2011

As an ESPN anchor, Steve Levy ’87 is used to getting some of the hottest

tickets around — Super Bowls, World Series, you name it. But he showed seniors at the annual Commencement Eve Dinner his “golden ticket” — saved for three decades — a letter dated March 2, 1983, confirming his admission into SUNY Oswego.

Oswego Rocks!: Campus was the frequent scene of legends, stars and all-around good times

Oswego Rocks!: Campus was the frequent scene of legends, stars and all-around good times

Q: Which of these era-defining artists have played Oswego? The Doors Sly and the Family Stone Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band The Ramones