Take Advantage of Hands-On Experiences, Broadcasting Alumni Advise

Take Advantage of Hands-On Experiences, Broadcasting Alumni Advise

The first Oz Empire State Panel, co-sponsored by the student-run TV station, WTOP, and the Oswego Alumni Association, featured meteorologist Patrick Cavlin ’13, post-production manager Barry Gliner ’84, broadcast engineer Ben Gordon ’13, reporter Tammy Palmer ’98 and media adviser and instructor Marie Villa ’11. Marissa Sarbak ’15 served as moderator. The alumni, reflecting on their

College Announces New Leadership for School of Communication, Media and the Arts

College Announces New Leadership for School of Communication, Media and the Arts

Julie Pretzat, the former associate dean of the School of Communication, Media and the Arts, was promoted to dean of the school effective July 1, President Deborah F. Stanley announced. Faculty member Jennifer Knapp, former chair of the Department of Com­munication Studies, was named associate dean of the school. “In her nearly 30 years at

Alumni Band Together to Establish a Greek Life Fund at Oswego

Alumni Band Together to Establish a Greek Life Fund at Oswego

In spring 1979, then 18-year-old Sue Tighe-Cushman ’82 had no idea that pledging Alpha Delta Eta at SUNY Oswego would change her life. She had no idea that years later at 3 a.m., her sorority songs would be the only thing she could think of to sing her infant son back to sleep. Nor did

Share Your Winter Campus Photos

Share Your Winter Campus Photos

Winters along Lake Ontario are a rite of passage for SUNY Oswego students. Those who survive share stories of frigid winds, record snowfalls and more ice than what the Lakers hockey teams play on. Alumni wear their Oswego winter survivals as a badge of honor. But now OSWEGO Alumni Magazine is issuing this challenge: Show us,

Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon

Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon

Join us as we recognize the contributions of the following former student-athletes who will be inducted in the Class of 2015 Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame at Homecoming, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015: Patrick Chetney ’93 M’00 (Swimming and Diving) Janet D’Agostino Davis ’98 (Women’s Soccer) Charlie Manners ’96 (Swimming and Diving) Paul Mizer ’85 (Men’s

Bridging the Chasm: Dyslexia Scholar Applies Research to Benefit Diverse Learners

Bridging the Chasm: Dyslexia Scholar Applies Research to Benefit Diverse Learners

As a newly minted Ph.D. graduate, Gordon F. Sherman ’75 was studying the donated brain of a dyslexic individual, and he and his colleagues at a Harvard University lab noted unusual clusters of neurons in the left hemisphere—the part of the brain responsible for language. But while the senior researchers were concentrating on those clusters,

Special thanks to the 2015 Reunion Planning and Giving Volunteers!

Special thanks to the 2015 Reunion Planning and Giving Volunteers!

Thank you to our 2015 Reunion Planning and Giving Volunteers. You made Reunion Weekend 2015 a big success. Charles Alford ’92 Paul Becht ’96 Dawn Coy Brown ’85 Bruce Buckingham ’71 Candice McCann Buckingham ’71 Joanne Esposito Capucilli ’70 Connie Fazzi Castelluzzo ’65 Ebony Coleman-Hunley ’05 Michael Costello ’90 Jennifer Mudd Dimitroff ’86 Karen Gallo

Education Alumna Stays Active in Sunshine State

Education Alumna Stays Active in Sunshine State

Even though Marie Wise Ellis ’53 hasn’t visited her alma mater in a long time, she keeps up on all things SUNY Oswego by reading her copy of the OSWEGO Alumni Magazine “from front to back.” After a career in teaching, Ellis enjoys her retirement ballroom dancing, square dancing and—twice weekly—artistic dance roller skating. She

Naval Commander’s Success Provides Smooth Sailing for Other Women

Naval Commander’s Success Provides Smooth Sailing for Other Women

Retiring from the United States Navy as a commander in 1985 makes Carolina Clair Wylie ’63 a pioneer. When American women were advocating for workplace equity, she was finding her niche in the Navy, where equal pay for equal work was an established principle. “Leadership skills I learned at Oswego prepared me,” Wylie said. She

Communication Alumnus Commands Canals from Capital Region

Communication Alumnus Commands Canals from Capital Region

In 1905, Vaudeville Musician Thomas S. Allen wrote the famous song “Low Bridge” about the early years of the Erie Canal, which opened in 1825. As director of the New York State Canal Corporation, Brian Stratton ’79 probably relates to the song’s chorus: “Every inch of the way I know, from Albany to Buffalo.” Stratton