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

Two Oswego Alumni Among AACSB’s 100 ‘Influential Leaders’ Worldwide

Two Oswego Alumni Among AACSB's 100 'Influential Leaders' Worldwide

AACSB International, the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools, announced Sept. 22 that SUNY Oswego graduates Robert Moritz ’85 of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Virginia Donohue ’88 of On Point for College have been recognized among its inaugural group of 100 Influential Leaders. “We are proud that Bob and Ginny have been selected among

Alumna Educator Establishes Scholarship for Students Dedicated to Community Involvement

Alumna Educator Establishes Scholarship for Students Dedicated to Community Involvement

It wasn’t long after an adventurous Linda Schultheis Crawford ’60 earned a degree in education that she boarded an airplane for Chile. Tasked with teaching children in a small mining village in the desert region of northern Chile, her journey covered many legs of difficult rural travel that concluded in front of a desolate house.

Alumni-In-Residence: Michael Climek ’05

Alumni-In-Residence: Michael Climek ’05

Michael Climek ’05, the operations manager of Public Policy Research Lab at Louisiana State University, talked to Professor Leigh Wilson’s Introductory Fiction Writing class Sept. 28. His visit was part of the Oswego Alumni Association Alumni-In-Residence program, supported by The Fund for Oswego.

Author Finds Inspiration in the Performing Arts

Author Finds Inspiration in the Performing Arts

For Jennifer Thompson Jackson ’94, the process of writing books is “only one piece of [her] own artistic puzzle.” “There’s no one right way to be a writer,” Jackson told more than 100 attendees at an Artswego Living Writers Series public event on Sept. 9. She returned to campus through the Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In-Residence

PHOTO: Speech Expert Leads Workshop for Theatre Department

PHOTO: Speech Expert Leads Workshop for Theatre Department

Noted theatre voice and speech specialist Barry Kur ’74 spoke in classes in the college’s lab theatre in Hewitt Union on Aug. 28. A professor emeritus of theatre at Penn State, Kur is a master teacher of Lessac training for improved voice and body work and director of certification of the Lessac Training and Research

PHOTO: Alumna Artist Returns to Restore Her Mosaic at Penfield

PHOTO: Alumna Artist Returns to Restore Her Mosaic at Penfield

Three decades after she installed her vivid mosaic on the south face of Penfield Library, Suzanne Gaffney Beason ’84 returned to freshen it this summer. Beason, who was amazed to see how well her creation held up, came back to campus to pursue a master’s degree in art, building on a career that has included

Alumnus Inducted into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Alumnus Inducted into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

When Robert Hartranft ’64 offered to help coach baseball at the Farmingdale (N.Y.) public school district back in 1967, he was handed a lacrosse stick. “They told me when a position opened up with baseball, they’d let me know,” Hartranft said. A self-proclaimed “baseball and basketball kind of guy,” Hartranft had never played lacrosse. But

Oz to LA: Alumni Trivia

Oz to LA: Alumni Trivia

Celebrity Connections — Can you connect these Oswego alumni with the celebrity they have worked with? Clues can be found in past issues of the OSWEGO Alumni Magazine! Find out more about LA-area Oswego alumni in Oz to LA: The Road from Campus to Cali. Constance Schwartz ’90              Debra

Oz to LA: Young Alumni Filmmakers Leverage Connections

Oz to LA: Young Alumni Filmmakers Leverage Connections

Kyle Crowell ’14 and Ryan Farmer ’14 knew they needed to be in Los Angeles to pursue their mutual passion for filmmaking. Both studied cinema and screen studies at Oswego and collaborated frequently as students. So, a couple months after grad­uating, without any jobs or housing lined up, the duo drove from Upstate New York to