Alumni News

Tiraya Conyers '15
Making Connections: 2017 ALANA Conference Keynote Speaker Tiraya Conyers ’15
Tiraya Conyers ’15 is a health strategist and personal trainer for Equinox in midtown Manhattan. She is also the founder…
Ed Garsten '73
Journalist’s Experience Spans Decades, Transcends Technology
When Queens, N.Y., native Ed Garsten ’73 enrolled at SUNY Oswego, he thought he wanted to study acting in the theatre/speech…
Dave Nichols '66
Alumnus, Guitar Maker and Custom Inlay Artist to the Stars
Some of the most famous rock ’n roll and country musicians spanning the decades can trace a treasured possession…
Colonel Mark E. Rosenstein M’95 M’98
Alumnus, Decorated Officer Set to Retire
Colonel Mark E. Rosenstein M’95 M’98 worried that deployment would interrupt his studies at SUNY Oswego. Stationed at the U.S.…
By Jeff Durstewitz ’73
The Fiction Bug and the Man Who Introduced Me to the Devil … and Myself
As you get older you remember certain “red letter” days. One of those, for me, came in the summer…
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Campus Currents

The Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony brought together the Class of 2017 and alumni from as early as 1948 who welcomed them into the alumni association. From left are Rachel Edic ’17 M’18, college President Deborah F. Stanley, student speaker Justin Dobrow ’17 (at podium) and keynote speaker and emcee Aunreé Houston ’00.
Student Speaker Unites Classmates through his 2017 Torchlight Address
Commencement Eve Torchlight Student Speaker Justin Dobrow ’17, a broadcasting and mass communication major, addressed his fellow graduates, pointing out the…
Dan Kane Men's Soccer Coach
Two New Laker Head Coaches
Men’s Soccer Welcomes New Head Coach New Head Coach Dan Kane took the helm of the men’s soccer program…
Women's Ice Hockey
Women’s Ice Hockey Joins Newly Founded League
The five remaining NCAA Division III institutions with women’s ice hockey programs that operated under the Eastern College Athletic Conference…
Jacquelin White '20
Women’s Ice Hockey Player Named ECAC Rookie of the Year
Jacquelin White ’20 of the Oswego State women’s ice hockey team has been named Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) West…
SUNY Oswego Golf
Men’s Golf Accepted as E8 Affiliate
The Empire 8 Athletic Conference has accepted three new teams—including Oswego State—as men’s golf affiliates for fall 2017. Joining the…
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Philanthropy in Action

Oswego Endowment Continues to Outperform Industry Average
Oswego Endowment Continues to Outperform Industry Average
Bucking the national trend, the latest endowment report for SUNY Oswego shows a gain of 1 percent for the…
2017 March Matchness
March Matchness 2017 Ends In Victory for SUNY Oswego
SUNY Oswego Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) joined together in support for the 2017 March Matchness fundraising challenge.…
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Class Notes

Class Notes
Class Notes
CLASS NOTES Note: Class notes included  in the magazine come from a  variety of information sources, such as alumni…
Helping to Keep Kentucky Derby  Winner ‘Always Dreaming’
Helping to Keep Kentucky Derby Winner ‘Always Dreaming’
On a rainy Saturday in May, SUNY Oswego alumnus Tom Bellhouse ’86 stood trackside at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., cheering…
Betsy Oberst
Oswego Matters
 I am delighted to welcome the newest members of our alumni and communications teams. Matt Cummins joined us this…
Crossing Cultures: A Sicilian and American Family in Western New York
Alumni Bookshelf
We celebrate and share the success of Oswego alumni authors, illustrators and recording artists, who may ask their publisher/distributor…
In memoriam
In memoriam
Charles Brown ’35 of Hackettstown, N.J., died Oct. 29, 2016, at the age of 102. He served in the U.S.…
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