As the college’s new chief academic officer, Dr. Scott Furlong sees vitality on the SUNY Oswego campus “It’s clear that there is a strong academic tradition here,” he said in an interview just a few months into his new role. “People make a campus, and it’s evident that this campus offers the strong student-faculty interactions
Dan Collins of Oneida, N.Y., joined SUNY Oswego as an assistant athletic trainer in the sports medicine office. Collins assists head athletic trainer Mike Frawley and fellow assistant Elise Fitzsimmons in the care of nearly 450 student-athletes across the college’s 24 NCAA Division III programs. Most recently, Collins had been a graduate assistant athletic trainer
Oswego State swimmer Daniel Rodriguez ’20 had the top finish of all Division III athletes competing in the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Open Water Championship on Sept. 18 at Lone Star Lake in Lawrence, Kan. Rodriguez placed 20th out of 96 at the competition, while the next best DIII finish was 33rd. He finished the
Sean Pinkerton joined the Oswego State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics as head coach of the women’s basketball program. Over the past five seasons, Pinkerton has been the head coach of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn. The Ogdensburg, N.Y., native took over a one-win team in 2012-13 and rebuilt the program into a winning-
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
Chinese watercolorist Zhinan Jiang, a visiting professor of art at SUNY Oswego, gained powerful new insights influencing his art following a near-fatal car accident in 1999 and the birth of a daughter the following year. SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Art Gallery displayed his work in “Zhinan Jiang: Visitors” from Aug. 29 to Sept. 17.
James Rogers ’76, senior contracts manager/consultant for engineering company WorleyParsons, spoke Sept. 12 about “Ethics, Social Responsibility and Sustainability: Meanings and Dimensions of Culture” to an International Business Management class in Rich Hall, as part of the Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In-Residence program, with support from The Fund for Oswego.
The Oswego Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomed three new members in 2017. Each will serve a three-year term, effective July 1 and ending in 2020. Kevin Bryans ’89 of Syracuse, N.Y., is executive vice president/chief financial officer of LPA Software Solutions in Syracuse, N.Y. A graduate of Oswego’s accounting program, Bryans serves on the School
Robert Moritz ’85, chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) International Limited, began his Oct. 12 presentation “Global Trends and Building Skills for the Future” at SUNY Oswego with a story about John Major—no, not the former British Prime Minister. It’s a story about John Major, the doorman at PwC headquarters in London. Major greeted a prospective client