Alumna Encourages Grads to Pursue Their Dream Job

Cathleen Richards ’09 tells the 2014 Commencement Eve Dessert Reception attendees that the seeds for all of her successes were planted at SUNY Oswego.

Cathleen Richards ’09 remembers waking up to the sounds of Italian pop music one morning and realizing that she has her dream job. “It’s been five years since I was sitting where you are now, and though it took longer than I thought, I have my dream job,” Richards, an Oswego Alumni Association board member,

Take Advantage of Opportunities, ALANA Alumni Panelists Urge

Dr. David Moody, Rufaro Matombo ’12, Adam King ’11 and Emmanuel Cruz ’09 participate in a panel discussion during the ALANA Student Leadership Conference in September ’14.

The value of an Oswego education began to pay off for Emmanuel Cruz ’09 from the day he moved into his residence hall freshman year. “I talked to my roommate’s father when he came to campus to move his son in,” said Cruz, who was part of the Sept. 22 alumni panel for the ALANA

Alumnus Jay Beberman ’89 Helps Two Students Attend Bloomberg Sports Summit

Jay Beberman ’89 (center) helped bring Gabriela Santos ’15 and Joshua Kay ’15 to the 2014 Bloomberg Sports Summit in New York City.

Two SUNY Oswego students attended the Bloomberg Sports Business Summit Sept. 4 in New York City, with the help of Managing Editor of Sports at Bloomberg Jay Beberman ’89. Beberman, one of Oswego’s generous and supportive alumni, covered the costs for Gabriela Santos ’15 and Joshua Kay ’15 to attend the annual conference that brings

Alumnae Share Career Advice at ‘Pizza with Professionals’

Sandy Woodman ‘03 and Nicole Andersen ‘05 share career advice with current students during Pizza with Professionals in September in King Alumni Hall.

Sandy Woodman ’03 and Nicole Andersen ’05 shared their journey from undergraduate life to their current corporate level careers at Enterprise with students during Pizza with Professionals in September in King Alumni Hall. Pizza with Professionals gives students the opportunity to sit down with successful alumni and discuss what it’s like to enter the career world.

Alumni Association Welcomes Class of 2014 During Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony

Constance Schwartz ’90

Constance Schwartz ’90, a partner at SMAC Entertainment, delivered the keynote address to the nearly 600 graduates, family and friends who attended the Oswego Alumni Association’s annual Torchlight Eve Commencement Dinner in the Convocation Arena on May 16. The talent manager and alumna of Oswego’s marketing program charged the Class of 2014 attendees to approach

Commencement 2014: Three Separate Ceremonies, Three Prestigious Alumni Speakers

Commencement 2014: Three Separate Ceremonies, Three Prestigious Alumni Speakers

Accomplished SUNY Oswego alumnus Mark Baum ’81, senior vice president of industry relations and chief collaboration officer for the Food Marketing Institute, addressed graduates of the School of Business and the School of Communication, Media and the Arts (remarks here) during one of three Commencement ceremonies held on May 17. Peter Bocko ’75, chief technology

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction: Register Today

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction: Register Today

Cheer your team on again at the Oswego Hall of Fame Join us on November 8 as we recognize the contributions of the following former student-athletes who will be inducted in the Class of 2014 Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame: Mark Levine ’85 — Baseball Nancy Lobb ’83 — Women’s Basketball and Softball Sean McLaughlin ’00 —

Bruce Coville ’73 Addresses Full House as Keynote Speaker for Quest 2014

Author Bruce Coville ’73 talks with Kaela Schimpf ’14 while signing her book near the Campus Center Auditorium.

Every seat was filled in the SUNY Oswego Campus Center auditorium April 9, when Bruce Coville ’73, keynote speaker for the 34th Quest symposium, shared wisdom garnered from his life as a writer of fantasy and science fiction stories for children and young adults. Many in the audience had read Coville’s books—sometimes as part of

PwC Chairman Bob Moritz ’85 Shares Insights About Global Trends and Employee Success

Bob Moritz ’85 tours WRVO with Catherine Loper, the station’s director of regional news content.

Bob Moritz ’85, U.S. chairman and senior partner of the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), shared five major global trends and the four primary qualities future employees will need to succeed during his on-campus lecture last spring. Speaking to a full Campus Center auditorium and online viewers who tuned in to the live webcast, Moritz outlined what