Faculty Hall of Fame: Dr. George Koenig

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Growing up in a bilingual home with his parents who had emigrated from Germany, George Koenig seamlessly moved between English and German in his conversations. Today, he continues to mix both languages into his conversations with his wife, Heike ’87, a native of Germany. “I joke that I am going to record our conversations to

From Both Sides of the Lens: Alumna Forges Career in News, Politics

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Not long after graduating from SUNY Oswego, Trudy Perkins ’93 was at home in Albany, N.Y., watching the Oprah Winfrey Show on TV when Oprah asked her producer to join her onstage. “I said to myself: ‘That’s what I want to do,’” Perkins said of the clipboard-wielding staff member who oversaw the success of the

Alumna Flourishes as Forensics Supplier

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Need some impression wax to capture footprints in the snow? Or perhaps some fingerprint lifting tape or protective gear? Or maybe a blood splatter documentation kit or a gunshot residue collection kit? Roberta Grode Berkowitz ’84 has got you covered. As president of Prendo Forensics, Berkowitz provides a one-stop shop to meet the forensics and

Outdoor Enthusiast Dedicates Career to Environmental Protection

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Amy Hueber ’77 remembers waiting for the school bus on the west side of Syracuse—not far from Tipperary Hill—and being able to smell a polluted Onondaga Lake, more than five miles away. Her feelings about that lake were in stark contrast to those she held for Lake Ontario—the summer vacation spot for her family—including brother Jim

Empowering Others through Education

Dr. Victor Martin

“Education will not change the world; it will change the people who are going to change the world.” Dr. Victor Martin ’93 includes that quote by Brazilian educator and philosopher Paulo Freire under his email signature—a fitting location, as education has played a foundational role in Martin’s life. Martin said his mother, Cathy Santos ’87 M’99, instilled

Alumna Drafted By Canadian Women’s Hockey League

Alumna Drafted by Canadian Women's Hockey League Alexa Aramburu '17

Alexa Aramburu ’17 was one of just 105 players to be selected in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) Draft in August. Aramburu was picked 30th overall in the fifth of 23 rounds by the Toronto Furies. The Glen Rock, N.J., native joins the Furies after a stellar four-year career with the Lakers. In her senior

Alumna Returns to Campus 67 Years After Graduation

Alumna Returns to Campus  67 Years After Graduation

In one of the same classrooms in which she studied to become a teacher in the late 1940s, Beverly Shuler Fish ’50 sat with four of her grandchildren in August. The oldest grandchild, Liam Stiefel, had just completed his first year of college in North Carolina; his three siblings—Maggie, Jack and Marie—are all high school

Riding a Wave of Positivity

Riding a Wave of Positivity

Those who know Angel Llano ’81 cannot escape his optimism and his smile. He shares them freely. In fact, every morning, he emails inspirational quotes to a list of friends and former staff members, seeking to remind them of such maxims as: “No amount of money can replace the limited amount of time I have on the

An Artist Kicks Off His Career

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  Growing up an only child in Webster, N.Y., a suburb of Rochester, Troy Antinora ’16 (right) said he always remembered loving drawing and art, as well as sports. His parents nurtured his love with recreational sports leagues and additional art classes—picking him up from football camp to head to a painting class in the summers.