Faculty Share Expertise with International Educators through Achievement Academy

Faculty Share Expertise with International Educators through Achievement Academy

Xiao Yin, a professor at Central China Normal School, enjoyed visiting Pam Delfino ’10 and her first-grade class at Minetto (N.Y.) Elementary School in June as the students gave PowerPoint presentations about Hurricane Katrina in a segment about “Wild Weather.” Yin said she was impressed with the small class size, the technology sophistication, equipment available in

Two Senior Athletes Earn Prestigious Awards

Two Senior Athletes Earn Prestigious Awards

Two student-athletes have garnered awards that reflect their work inside the classroom as well as in athletics. Nick Montesano ’15 of the men’s cross country and track and field teams has earned the Donald Snygg Award while Bridget Smith ’15 of the women’s ice hockey team won the Oswego Woman Scholar Athlete Award. These awards are

Alumnus to Students: Know Your Business

Alumnus to Students: Know Your Business

As vice president for the Syracuse-based company Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Tony Procopio Jr. ’85 navigates the intricacies of a complex insurance industry with precision, thanks to his Oswego roots. Procopio highlighted his formative experiences with School of Business students. “I was a kid from the city of Syracuse, one of seven children,” he said.

Alumni: An Essential Strand of The Tapestry of Success

Alumni: An Essential Strand of The Tapestry of Success

   When a team of evaluators for the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education Board of Examiners visited campus in April 2014 to attend a school partnership showcase, they received programs with the Oswego School of Education logo printed on the front. The image features the word “weaving” and represents the intertwined elements essential

President Stanley Hosts Town Hall Discussion With Students

President Stanley Hosts Town Hall Discussion With Students

In the spring semester, SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley hosted two “Conversations with the President,” a town hall-style forum for students to voice their concerns and opinions. “These meetings give me the opportunity to see you and address your questions in person,” Stanley said. “There are so many things happening on campus and now is

‘It’s On Us’ Campaign Seeks to End Sexual Assaults

‘It’s On Us’ Campaign Seeks to End Sexual Assaults

President Deborah F. Stanley (front right) joins others around campus who take the “It’s On Us” pledge for sexual assault awareness April 21 in the Marano Campus Center. The pledge and photo were among a number of “It’s On Us” events during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Title IX Committee sponsored information sessions and teamed with

Students Celebrate Ozfest

Students Celebrate Ozfest

The first Ozfest, a new spring celebration coordinated by the Student Association and supported by the college, featured games, rides and food in the quad near the Marano Campus Center. The highlight of the daylong festival was a concert featuring several popular musicians.

Oswego’s Summer Read Illuminates Animal-Human Divide

Oswego’s Summer Read Illuminates Animal-Human Divide

The Oswego Reading Initiative has chosen Karen Joy Fowler’s PEN/Faulkner Award-winning novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves as the summer read for the SUNY Oswego and greater Oswego communities. Described as layered, funny and poignant, yet deeply human, the book takes on issues that cross academic disciplines and emotions: grief, love, ethics, scientific experimentation

NYU Treasurer Addressed Honors Students

NYU Treasurer Addressed Honors Students

Stephanie Pianka ’87, treasurer and vice president of financial operations at New York University, addresses the Honors Convocation on April 17 as keynote speaker. Pianka, a computer science graduate from Oswego, oversees finance for the nation’s largest private research university. Sponsored by Vega, the SUNY Oswego student women’s honor society, the Honors Convocation recognized the