Mosquito Expert Alumna Studies Disease Transmission, Zika Virus

Mosquito Expert Alumna Studies Disease Transmission, Zika Virus

Her research might make your skin crawl. Katie S. Costanzo ’00, Ph.D., is an evolutionary ecologist at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y. One of her favorite blood-sucking subjects: mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are far more than a nuisance. Some of the world’s most serious illnesses can be traced to the pests—including the most recent Zika virus outbreak,

ESPN Anchor and Alumna Linda Cohn ’81 Celebrates Milestone with ‘SportsCenter’

ESPN Anchor and Alumna Linda Cohn ’81 Celebrates Milestone with ‘SportsCenter’

Linda Cohn ’81, an ESPN anchor for more than 20 years, hosted her milestone 5,000th broadcast of SportsCenter on Feb. 21. No one in the program’s 36-year history—male or female—has hosted more shows. Cohn, who was the goalie for the women’s ice hockey team from 1977-81, graduated from Oswego with a bachelor’s degree in communication

SUNY Chancellor Awards Honor Three Oswego Students

SUNY Chancellor Awards Honor Three Oswego Students

Three SUNY Oswego students active in academics, leadership, community service, campus involvement, arts and career-long achievement received the 2016 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence—the highest student recognition through the statewide university system. This year’s Oswego honorees for outstanding achievements inside and outside the classroom are:   Juanita Diaz ’16 of Cincinnatus, N.Y., a zoology

Alumna Teacher Honors Parents, Her Profession with New Scholarship

Alumna Teacher Honors Parents, Her Profession with New Scholarship

For retired teacher Virginia “Ginny” Menera Trevor ’65, education, she has learned, often provides structure and stability to a child’s life. “When you have students—especially who come from different backgrounds—it is important that they know what to expect when they come to school each day,” she said. “Offering that security and experiencing ‘aha’ moments made

Alumna Delivers Honors Convocation Keynote

Alumna Delivers Honors Convocation Keynote

Jennifer Shropshire ’86, Oswego Alumni Association board member and past president and a principal at Edward F. Swenson & Associates Inc. in Philadelphia, extended her congratulations to students and shared her thoughts on leadership, diversity and inclusion during the annual Honors Convocation ceremony April 15 in the Marano Campus Center convocation arena. She challenged the

Two Graduates Receive 2016 OAA Outstanding Senior Award

Two Graduates Receive 2016 OAA Outstanding Senior Award

The SUNY Oswego Alumni Association selected Eric M. Flagg ’16 and Darlene Le ’16 as winners of the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award. They were recognized during the Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony on May 13 in the Marano Campus Center. The two graduating seniors were sel­ec­ted from approximately 40 exceptional nom­inees for their academic

New Fund Supports Students in Computing Club

New Fund Supports Students in Computing Club

When Lori Newman Cohen ’79 entered the computing world, most of her work involved automation—creating pro­grams to help computerize previously paperbound processes. Today, she focuses on business intelligence and data warehousing, or using information to improve a business’s service and bottom line. “Data analytics is empowering,” said Cohen, head of data and analytics at New

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

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

The Rankings Roundup

The Rankings Roundup

Several national organizations have issued their college rankings, and SUNY Oswego continues to receive high praise for affordability, hands-on learning opportunities, green practices, student and graduate success, excellent faculty and academic programs. Here are some of the college’s most recent honors: Top 25 Ranking for Online MBA: The School of Business’ online master’s in business