Oswego Alumni Team Up to Win Onondaga County Sheriff’s Race

Benedicte Harris Doran ’91 (left) managed last year’s successful campaign for former DeWitt, N.Y., Police Chief Gene Conway ’77 in the Onondaga County sheriff’s race. Irene Scruton, who directs SUNY Oswego’s MBA program, is a former member of the DeWitt Town Board.

Gene Conway ’77 spent a lifetime in law enforcement, but didn’t know politics. When he ran last year for Onondaga County sheriff, he turned to Benedicte Harris Doran ’91, a veteran political consultant. It turned out to be a great move. Conway, a Republican, defeated Democrat Toby Shelley by a vote of 66,569-58,829. “I should

Lakers Well Represented at Frozen Dome Classic

From left to right, Mike “Cody” Connor, Teri Rinella Connor, David Jacobowitz ’70 and Kathleen Fitzpatrick Moran ’71 cheered on the Lakers at the Toyota Frozen Dome Classic. The Connors’ daughter, Shannon Connor ’09, attended Oswego.

The sound of a roaring audience is nothing new to the Carrier Dome, but for the first time, the sounds of skates scraping the ice, hockey sticks striking, the loud crash of players colliding and the cheers of SUNY Oswego Lakers fans could be heard throughout the Dome. The Oswego Lakers men’s ice hockey team

The Evolution of Lakers Men’s Ice Hockey

The Evolution of Lakers Men’s Ice Hockey

Looking Back on 50 Years of Tradition, Looking Ahead to the Future Event: NCAA Division III men’s ice hockey national championship game. Date: March 18, 2007. Place: Wessman Arena, University of Wisconsin-Superior. The score: Middlebury College 3, SUNY Oswego 3. End of regulation. Sudden-death overtime: At the 7:17 mark, Brendan McLaughlin ’09 settles in for

Lakers Athletics Challenge Scores Big for SUNY Oswego

Lakers Athletics Challenge

SUNY Oswego Athletics can officially put the first-ever Lakers Athletics Challenge in the record books. Surpassing the initial goal of 400 alumni-athlete donors only halfway through the challenge, alumni-athletes continued to impress. By the end of the four-month fundraising challenge, a total of 619 alumni-athletes, current and former coaches and current student-athletes donated $85,562 to

Winning the Game of Life

Winning the Game of Life

 SUNY Oswego Division III Athletics Program provides students with skills that translate to success in their work and play   Anne Sarkissian DeRue ’04 was coming off an impressive junior year season of swimming at Oswego High School, and she was ready to secure an athletic scholarship during an even better senior year. It was

Lakers Maintain their National Title for Community Service Projects

Lakers Maintain their National Title for Community Service Projects

For three years in a row, the Oswego Athletic Department has taken home the top award for community service from the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators. Oswego received the Jostens Community Service Award for an Array of Projects, and Lakers men’s ice hockey player Eli Kim-Swallow ’15 received an honorable mention for his

Smith Becomes First All-American for Women’s Ice Hockey

Bridget Smith ’15

The Oswego State women’s ice hockey program earned its first All-American, as the Lakers’ goalie Bridget Smith ’15 was named First Team All-America East by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) at the 2015 NCAA Division III Championship pre-tournament banquet at SUNY Plattsburgh. In 20 appearances for Oswego, the goaltender compiled a 13-5-1 record and a

Acting Company Taps SUNY Oswego for Lead Role in National Project

SUNY Oswego theater students work with crew from The Acting Company in February 2014 on the set shared by productions of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.

The Acting Company has chosen SUNY Oswego as one of four lead institutions to participate in a new national performance and education initiative made up of colleges and universities, high schools and community organizations. Under the lead of SUNY Oswego, Arizona State University, Towson University and University of Missouri-Kansas City, each consortium will offer professional

SUNY Oswego Earns National Recognitions for Community Service, Engagement

Gabrielle Loftus ’17 (left), a childhood education major, welcomes Oswego Middle School students to the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation prior to a tour and workshop as part of the college’s Mentor-Scholar Program, which pairs undergraduates with students in the Oswego and Fulton school districts for academic and social mentoring.

SUNY Oswego, recipient five years ago of the prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, retains the designation on the new list of just 361 colleges and universities nationwide for 2015. The tribute from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recognizes colleges and universities that deeply intertwine community engagement in their leadership, curriculum, outreach programs,

College Re-Institutes a Fall Homecoming to Unite Alumni, Campus Members

College Re-Institutes a Fall Homecoming to Unite Alumni, Campus Members

Homecoming—the word itself evokes images of school pride and celebrations across campus. Alumni who were students in the 1950s and ’60s will remember the annual fall tradition that included a parade, poster contests, sports games, food, music, the crowning of a king and queen and, of course, fun for all. The event not only drew