Oswego’s Promise Fulfilled

Oswego’s Promise Fulfilled

A moment of transformation in the life of Natalie (Linda) Richman Winters ’59, Ed.D., occurred on the campus of SUNY Oswego. “I had a learning disability, in a time when no one knew what a learning disability was,” Winters said. “As a result, I was average-to- low in performance in academics in high school. I had decided

Newsmaker: Spring 2016

Newsmaker: Spring 2016

M. Catherine Richardson ’63 H’05 (center) received the New York State Bar Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2016 Annual Meeting of the NYS Bar Association Fellows in New York City. The award recognizes former officers or members of the New York Bar Foundation whose leadership and service significantly advanced the purposes of the foundation

Aligning a Triple Crown Winner

Aligning a Triple Crown Winner

Mark Wegerski ’77 is an equine chiropractor to the stars of horse racing, and counts American Pharoah as one of his many high-profile clients. American Pharoah became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years when he won the Belmont Stakes in 2015. Chiropractic care is critical for the sport’s high-performance subjects, ensuring they are

Defending Victims of Crime in New York City

Defending Victims of Crime in New York City

High-profile court cases involving domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse, and police misconduct have been part of the fabric of a career for Julie Schwartz ’85. From 2005 to 2014, Schwartz served as the deputy commissioner for the New York City Police Department’s Advocate Office. After earning a juris doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, she

Hockey Alumnus Goes from Canada to California to Teach Quantum Physics

Hockey Alumnus Goes from Canada to  California to Teach Quantum Physics

Despite earning a bachelor’s degree in physics and applied mathematics, Justin Perron ’05 came to SUNY Oswego for a different reason entirely. “I was recruited by Coach [George] Roll to play hockey,” Perron said. A native of Dundas, Ontario, Canada, Perron was playing hockey for the Burlington Cougars when he met then head men’s ice

GOLD Profile: Alumnus Adapts Advertising to Digital Age

GOLD Profile: Alumnus Adapts Advertising to Digital Age

Jeff Knauss ’07, co-founder of The Digital Hyve, a full service digital marketing agency based in Syracuse, N.Y., always knew he wanted to work in advertising. “I wasn’t like most people,” said Knauss, a former member of the Oswego Alumni Association GOLD Leadership Council. “I wasn’t annoyed by commercials. I always thought it was interesting how

Oz to LA: The Road From Campus to Cali

Oz to LA: The Road From Campus to Cali

According to a 2013 study by the University of Southern California, Los Angeles has “shifted from a place of transplants to a home where the majority are native Californians.” Yet, there is a common aphorism in LA that “you’ll never meet a native Angeleno.” This is because many residents of LA, or Angelenos, have a story

Local Lakers Program Helps Alumni Connect in Their Region

Local Lakers Program Helps Alumni Connect in Their Region

After Michael Kanick ’02 graduated with history and political science degrees from SUNY Oswego, the Binghamton, N.Y., native made some con­nections through his Oswego network to launch a successful career as a digital strategist in Washington, D.C. “Not only did the school provide me with a world-class education, but I also met some amazing people—both