ART DEPARTMENT DRAWS
SUNY Oswego's art department recently received
accreditation from the National Association of
Schools of Art and Design, an achievement that
puts the college on two select lists.
The latest recognition means that all three of
Oswego's creative arts departments — art,
music and theatre — are nationally accredited.
Oswego joins New Paltz as the only SUNY schools
where all three programs hold this distinction,
according to data on the Council of Arts Accrediting
Associations' Web site. The college is also one
of only a half-dozen SUNY institutions with NASAD
"I think it gives us external recognition,"
SUNY Oswego Dean of Arts and Sciences Sara Varhus
said of the NASAD accreditation. "It's a
distinction that prospective...MORE
MCMAHON HONORED BY BOY
Kevin J. McMahon ’78,
chairman and CEO of Edwards and Kelcey, a New
Jersey-based engineering, architectural, planning,
and construction management firm, was honored
June 8 by the Patriots’ Path Council of
Boy Scouts of America in Florham Park, N.J., as
the 2006 Distinguished Citizen.
McMahon and his firm helped the council raise
$130,000 to support Scoutreach and other programs
designed to enable underprivileged youths to participate
On April 12, McMahon visited the Oswego campus
and spoke to...MORE
DOYLE HONORED AS
INSURANCE WOMAN OF YEAR
Corbette S. Doyle ’78,
chief diversity officer of Aon Corp. and chair
of its National Healthcare Practice, was named
of the Year by the Association of Professional
A cocktail reception and award ceremony was held
in Doyle’s honor Thursday, June 8, at the
New York Marriott Marquis.
“Commenting on Corbette Doyle’s distinctive
and sustained leadership record is a true pleasure,”
said Gregory Case, president and chief executive
officer of Aon Corp., who introduced Doyle at
the event. “Corbette is a valued leader
and mentor across Aon. She is viewed as...MORE
:::Save the Date:::
COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU!
Save the date for the following All-SUNY events
for 2006 and 2007.
All-SUNY events are regional alumni events in
selected areas to which graduates from all SUNY
schools are invited.
It is an opportunity, typically in areas where
many SUNYs do not have large numbers of alumni,
for SUNY alumni to connect with each other and
learn about some of the great things happening,
not just at their own alma mater, but...MORE
:::Season on Ice:::
OSWEGO STATE ICE
HOCKEY SEASON TICKETS AVAILABLE
The Oswego State men's and women's ice hockey
teams will compete in the 2006-07 season in the
brand new hockey arena at the Campus Center. Season
tickets will be available for 14 men's home
dates and 12 women's home dates.
Purchasing a season ticket is the only way to
guarantee seats at some of the most exciting events
of the upcoming season, including the men's opening
night game Oct. 20 against Utica; the women's
team's return to varsity action against Chatham
Oct. 21 and games against nationally-ranked Elmira
Dec. 9 and 10; the Oswego Holiday Classic where
the Lakers will welcome three of the elite programs
:::Tee for Tuition:::
FALL CLASSIC SUPPORTS
When the 17th annual Oswego State Fall
Classic tees off Sept. 8 at the Oswego Country
Club, it will mean more than just fun for participants
in the event. The Fall Classic brings together
college and community partners to support scholarships
for Oswego State students.
Constellation Energy and the New York State Laborers-Employers
Cooperation and Education Trust Fund will once
again serve as Presidential Sponsors, lending
their support at the highest level to the effort
to raise funds for the Presidential Scholars program
at the college.
Since its inception in 1990, the Fall Classic
has raised more than...MORE
:::Join Our Community:::
OFFERS NEW INCENTIVE TO JOIN
There’s always been a basket full of reasons
to join OsweGoConnect,
the exclusive online community for SUNY Oswego
alumni. You can update your contact info, connect
with lost friends, post class notes, promote your
business, search a huge jobs database and even
get your own free, permanent e-mail address.
But for a limited time, OsweGoConnect members
have a tasty new incentive to belong.
Everyone who is a registered member on OsweGoConnect
by Sept. 1 will be entered into...MORE