Oswego State Inducts Four New Members into Athletic Hall of Fame

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Swimmer Anne Sarkissian DeRue ’04, right, wrestler Brian V. McGann ’70, center, and lacrosse and soccer player Kathryn “Kat” Stead ’05, left, were inducted into the Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Nov. 2 in the Sheldon Ballroom. They joined the ranks of 78 other accomplished individuals who have been voted into the college’s

Students Network with Alumni and Explore Careers at NYC Event

2014 New York City Career Connections event

More than 100 students gathered for the 2014 New York City Career Connections event over winter break to visit with a few well-known employers and network with more than 30 Oswego alumni who live and work in the metro-New York area. Selected students visited one of four employers: Madison Square Garden, a sports, music and

Return on Investment Initiative Provides Financial Boost

Oswego Guarantee

Graduates who complete their degrees in four years receive a return on investment of $300 through a new provision of the Oswego Guarantee. President Deborah F. Stanley initiated the Oswego Guarantee ROI with December 2013 Commencement. “We are enhancing the guarantee we introduced over a decade ago to remind students of the value and financial

International Student Reception

International Reception

President Deborah F. Stanley welcomed 221 students, representing 21 countries, during the International Student Reception on Jan. 31 in the Sheldon Hall Ballroom. International-themed student organizations displayed materials and projects created by their clubs at tables around the room. Students in the Nihon-Go Japanese Language and Culture Club arrayed examples of Japanese origami, calligraphy and

Getting at the Heart of Lake Effect Snow Storms

Associate Professor of Meteorology Scott Steiger ’99 and a team of collaborators, supported by National Science Foundation grants, fly into the heart of lake effect snowstorms to study their structure and improve forecasting.

Last spring, SUNY Oswego received a $320,000 National Science Foundation grant to fly and drive into the heart of lake effect snowstorms to study their structure and improve forecasting. Field work began in December. “We are getting awesome data from this storm!” said Associate Professor of Meteorology Scott Steiger ’99 after a mid-December snow storm

Ninth Annual Media Summit Brings Top Communications Professionals to Campus

Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit

For the first time since its debut nine years ago, the Dr. Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit featured an all-Oswego alumni panel whose expertise in sports media aligned with the theme, “Get in the Game.” Jay Beberman ’89, Bloomberg News managing editor for sports; Donna Goldsmith ’82, former chief operating officer at World Wrestling Entertainment



Visit alumni.oswego.edu for complete listing. May 8 NYC Alumni and Friends Event* May 9 Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors Meeting** May 16 Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony* May 17 Commencement June 1 Theater Alumni Reunion in NYC* June 5-8 Reunion 2014* June 7 Oswego Alumni Board of Directors Meeting* July 24–27 City of Oswego’s fantastic

Start-Up NY at Oswego Identifies Prospects, Assembles Board

Pamela Caraccioli

Last fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched Start-Up NY, providing major incentives for qualifying businesses to relocate, start up or expand in this state through affiliations with colleges and universities. Businesses will have the opportunity to operate free of state and local taxes on or near academic campuses, and their employees will pay no state or

College Names New Vice President

Jerald Woolfolk

Jerald Woolfolk is the new vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, effective Jan. 1. She succeeds Joseph Grant who retired in 2012. Woolfolk oversees admissions, financial aid, auxiliary services, residence life and housing, student conduct and compliance, Mary Walker Health Center and the counseling center, campus life, athletics, student advisement, orientation and career

Journalism Alumna Shares Career Tips

Kristin Quinn '08

Speaking in creative writing classes and at the Oswego Chapter of the International English Honor Society meeting in November, Kristin Quinn ’08 offered advice about career paths for writers. She is managing editor of Trajectory magazine, published by the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, where she is communications and publications manager. Quinn was a journalism major