Lakers Maintain their National Title for Community Service Projects

Lakers Maintain their National Title for Community Service Projects

For three years in a row, the Oswego Athletic Department has taken home the top award for community service from the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators. Oswego received the Jostens Community Service Award for an Array of Projects, and Lakers men’s ice hockey player Eli Kim-Swallow ’15 received an honorable mention for his

Romney’s Indoor Courts Give Lakers Edge Over Weather, Opponents

Nicole Leader ’14

The indoor tennis courts inside a renovated Romney Field House opened last season, giving the Lakers a home-court advantage in several ways. For one thing, the ball has less bounce on the synthetic turf surface than it would on a regular hard court. Oswego’s tennis players can practice on it every day and get used

Herlihey Named MVP of Pathfinder Classic

Herlihey Named MVP of Pathfinder Classic Mitchell Herlihey ’18 earned MVP honors after Oswego won its third straight Pathfinder Bank Classic in January. He scored four points during Oswego’s championship run. The Ottawa, Ontario, native was also named to the All-Tournament team and was named SUNYAC Rookie of the Week in men’s ice hockey for Jan. 4.

Mitchell Herlihey ’18 earned MVP honors after Oswego won its third straight Pathfinder Bank Classic in January. He scored four points during Oswego’s championship run. The Ottawa, Ontario, native was also named to the All-Tournament team and was named SUNYAC Rookie of the Week in men’s ice hockey for Jan. 4.  

Smith Becomes First All-American for Women’s Ice Hockey

Bridget Smith ’15

The Oswego State women’s ice hockey program earned its first All-American, as the Lakers’ goalie Bridget Smith ’15 was named First Team All-America East by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) at the 2015 NCAA Division III Championship pre-tournament banquet at SUNY Plattsburgh. In 20 appearances for Oswego, the goaltender compiled a 13-5-1 record and a

Bezek Hired to Lead Men’s Lacrosse Program

Bezek Hired to Lead Men’s Lacrosse Program

The SUNY Oswego intercollegiate athletics department has named Drew Bezek its next men’s lacrosse head coach. Bezek started in early December in his new role, beginning preparations for the upcoming spring season. The Lowville, N.Y., native comes to Oswego by way of Hamilton College, where he spent the last three years as an assistant coach.

Events – Spring 2015

Events - Spring 2015

See the complete detailed event listing at alumni.oswego.edu/events. May 6 GOLD Success in the City event in Syracuse, N.Y. May 15 Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony* May 16 Commencement May 20 GOLD Success in the City Event in Rochester, N.Y.* May 22 Zeta Beta Tau Alumni Reunion in Oswego* June 4-7 Reunion 2015* June 6 Oswego Alumni

’CSI: NY’ Actor Shares Humanitarian Passion At Oswego’s MLK Celebration

’CSI: NY’ Actor Shares Humanitarian Passion At Oswego’s MLK Celebration

Humanitarian, actor, author, health and wellness ambassador and philanthropist Hill Harper, best known for his role as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes on CSI: NY, delivered the keynote speech for SUNY Oswego’s annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy on Jan. 30 in the Sheldon Hall ballroom. Winner of three NAACP Image Awards for Best

Tarandi Foundation Provides Support to Two Oswego Formative Educational Experiences

Tarandi Foundation Provides Support to Two Oswego Formative Educational Experiences

The Tarandi Foundation recently made generous gifts to two organizations that support the education and development of young people in Oswego and the surrounding areas. The foundation recently donated $25,000 to support the Oswego Book­mobile, which currently distributes approximately 5,000 books to 2,000 children in Oswego every summer. The foundation also established the Sheldon Institute

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,

Acting Company Taps SUNY Oswego for Lead Role in National Project

SUNY Oswego theater students work with crew from The Acting Company in February 2014 on the set shared by productions of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.

The Acting Company has chosen SUNY Oswego as one of four lead institutions to participate in a new national performance and education initiative made up of colleges and universities, high schools and community organizations. Under the lead of SUNY Oswego, Arizona State University, Towson University and University of Missouri-Kansas City, each consortium will offer professional