Find the Founder!

Image of Sheldon for Find the Founder

In the fall 2017 issue, the Sheldon statue can be found in the middle right side of the photo of Chinese watercolorist and visiting artist Zhinan Jiang on page 15. Grand prize winner of a College Store gift certificate and a Sheldon Hall print is Donna Fraser Chatterton ’68. Winning Sheldon Hall prints are Gary H. Fox

Smile Train Exclusive Online Content

Smile Train

Leah Landry ‘11, producer of the health and wellness radio show Take Care, interviewed Susannah Melchior Schaefer ’90 at the campus-based NPR affiliate, WRVO Public Media, in November 2017, when she returned to campus as part of the Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In-Residence program. She also presented a lecture, which was sponsored by the Feinberg Family

Scholarships Create an Extended Family of Education

Photo of Couple

It all started when Sharon Wilcox ’74 cut the line in front of Joseph Yacura ’74 to get her SUNY Oswego freshman photo ID. “She cut in front of me, and I let her in,” Joe said, laughing. “That’s how we met.” It was the start of a relationship—and ultimately, a marriage—that has included three of their own children,

Alumni Bookshelf

Alumni Bookshelf

Joseph P. Cangemi ’59, Ph.D.; Casimir Kowalski ’65, Ph.D.; and Ami Rokach, Ph.D., editors With Book Foreword by SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley Bullying: A Critical Problem in Education, Work Environments, Society Xlibris, 2017. This book examines bullying and its effects on individuals and groups. The volume contains contributions from well-known authors and researchers

Stay on Campus for Harborfest—Special Alumni Benefits!

Oswego Harborfest Housing

The Oswego Alumni Association is pleased to offer a special alumni discount for on-campus housing for alumni who wish to relive their favorite Oswego memories while attending this year’s Harborfest, July 26-29. Alumni will be housed in Waterbury Hall according to class year, with a maximum of two adults per room. Alumni may begin checking

Two Golfers Named to Empire 8 President’s List

Zach Hiris ’18

The Empire 8 named golfers Zach Hiris ’18 of Bowling Green, Ohio, and Sean Paul Owen ’19 of Horseheads, N.Y., to its President’s List for the fall 2017 semester for maintaining a 3.75 GPA or higher while displaying positive conduct on and off campus.

Endowment Shows Strong Returns, Outperforms Peers

Endowment Chart

The Oswego College Foundation’s endowment continues to outperform not only peer schools, but the industry average as well, according to the survey results of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)-Commonfund Study of Endowments. In fact, SUNY Oswego’s endowment has yielded stronger returns than the NACUBO average for the past 11 years

Nationwide® Named Official Insurance Partner of the Oswego Alumni Association

Nationwide Logo

The Oswego Alumni Association has partnered with Nationwide® to offer members special savings on insurance. This partnership means Oswego Alumni Association members will have access to a suite of products and will be eligible to receive a special discount. Plus, members will receive an additional discount when auto and home policies are bundled. “Our Oswego

Annual NYC Career Connections Unites Alumni and Students


On Jan. 11, SUNY Oswego juniors and seniors met and networked with accomplished alumni living and working in the NYC area. During the day, students could choose to visit Design Works International, hosted by Nancy Fire Breslau ’83; Fox Networks Group, hosted by Wendy McCammon Lee ’92; Kellen Communications, hosted by Stephanie Meyering Beahan ’08;