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

ATHLETICS: Lakers Athletics Challenge Nets More Than $185,000

ATHLETICS: Lakers Athletics Challenge Nets More Than $185,000

The 2015-16 Lakers Athletics Challenge met its goal of 625 donors, with the highest level of participation going to the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. Each team received $1,000, and challengers Rich ’80 and Beth Kagan Lashley ’80 made a gift of $30,000 to The Fund for Oswego designated to Athletics. The challenge

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

March Matchness Ends in a Win All-Around

March Matchness Ends in a Win All-Around

SUNY Oswego’s newest graduates came out strong in support of their alma mater during the 2016 March Matchness Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) fundraising challenge. The Class of 2015 earned bragging rights as the class with the highest number of members (63 donors) making a gift to the college during March. The Class of

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

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