Dozens of Alumni Return to Campus this Semester Through AIR Program

Rebecca Oliver ’07

Rebecca Oliver ’07 advised members of Alpha Sigma Eta, Oswego’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English honors club, to “never entertain the thought of failure.” An editor for Seeking Alpha Inc., an online financial news organization, Oliver, who majored in creative writing and minored in journalism, said her Oswego experiences, including work in publicity

Success in the City Events Enable Alumni to Brush Up Personal Brand

Syracuse Success In The City

This spring, the Oswego Alumni Association hosted Success in the City events in Syracuse, Rochester and New York City. At left, Sarah Peschel Testa ’86 of Manlius, N.Y., (standing) speaks with fellow alumni at the April event at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse. Each professional networking event featured alumni established in their careers

Jenal Joins the College Foundation Board

Matt Jenal ’78

Matt Jenal ’78 began a three-year term on the Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors on July 1. Jenal is principal at MAJ Finance, a consulting and directorship for alternative investments, with specializations in the financial, operational and compliance areas. In 2010, he retired as senior advisor and director of Cadogan Management, where he was

Oswego Wins Two National Community Service Awards

NADIIIAA/Jostens co-sponsor an awards program to recognize the contributions that Division III student-athletes make to their campuses and local communities.

The Oswego Intercollegiate Athletics Department won the Jostens/National Association Division III Athletic Administrators Community Service Award in two categories: “an array of projects” and “ongoing project/activity” completed during the 2012-2013 academic year. In addition to awarding commemorative trophies for both categories, the NADIIIAA and Jostens will make a $2,000 contribution to the SUNY Oswego general

Fourth Annual March Matchness Raises Over $18,600

Fourth Annual March Matchness Raises Over $18,600

SUNY Oswego’s Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) not only surpassed an initial goal of 200 donors, but also a super goal of 225 donors in the Fourth Annual March Matchness fundraising challenge. Louis A. Borrelli Jr. ’77, an Oswego College Foundation board member and School of Communication, Media and the Arts advisory board member,

PHOTO: Students Participate in Love-a-Donor Day

During Alumni and Development’s first-ever Love-a-Donor Day, students stopped by informational tables around campus Feb. 14 to learn how donors’ gifts help support activities and programs that directly affect the quality of their educational experiences. Volunteer Chris Magill ’15, right, a wellness management major, collects one of more than 800 thank-you postcards signed by students to send to college donors. President Deborah F. Stanley also hosted a Valentine’s Day Faculty-Staff Donor Appreciation Breakfast in the Campus Center.

During Alumni and Development’s first-ever Love-a-Donor Day, students stopped by informational tables around campus Feb. 14 to learn how donors’ gifts help support activities and programs that directly affect the quality of their educational experiences. Volunteer Chris Magill ’15, right, a wellness management major, collects one of more than 800 thank-you postcards signed by students

Gratitude Flowing Two Ways Inspires Gift From ’54 Alumnus

Susan and Robert ’54 Allen during Reunion 2014

When recipients of the annual Class of 1954 Scholarship sent letters of appreciation to Robert Allen ’54, he recognized the extent of their gratitude. He had worked with the Reunion 2004 committee to establish an anniversary class scholarship because he knows from personal experience what it means for students to work their way through college.

Expert on Education Law Establishes Faculty Award

Dr. Perry A. Zirkel ’66

Recalling the inspiration he received as a student in the Oswego School of Education, Dr. Perry A. Zirkel ’66 has established the Perry A. Zirkel ’66 Education Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Teaching. He says he was especially inspired by the late Dr. Jose Ramon Perez, teacher of foreign language and the first