Fred Festa Receives SUNY Oswego Presidential Medal during December Commencement

Fred Festa ’81

During December Commencement, SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley awarded the Presidential Medal to Fortune 100 business leader Fred Festa ’81. “Your success as a business leader has been extraordinary,” she said. “What’s more impressive, however, is your ability to look beyond the bottom line to the backbone of any successful venture—the people. Throughout your

Princeton Review features Oswego in its new book, The Best 295 Business Schools.

Princeton Review features Oswego in its new book, The Best 295 Business Schools.

Oswego’s School of Business appears on Princeton Review’s 2014 list of the nation’s most outstanding MBA-granting business schools for the 10th consecutive year. Oswego’s online MBA tied for 14th among online graduate business programs—the highest of any institution in the state, according to U.S. News’ 2014 “Best Online Degree Programs: Business (Graduate)” rankings, published Jan.

Oswego Business School, Online MBA Program Earn National Rankings

Oswego Business School, Online MBA Program Earn National Rankings

Oswego’s School of Business appears on Princeton Review’s 2014 list of the nation’s most outstanding MBA-granting business schools for the 10th consecutive year. Oswego’s online MBA tied for 14th among online graduate business programs—the highest of any institution in the state, according to U.S. News’ 2014 “Best Online Degree Programs: Business (Graduate)” rankings, published Jan.

Evolution in the Workplace

Hollie Elleman Calderon ’81

When Hollie Elleman Calderon ’81 began thinking about college, she recalls how many people believed that female college graduates would get married, have babies and not work until their children were grown. “Thank goodness I had parents who told me I could be anything I wanted to be,” said Calderon, now a senior vice president

The Forecast for Forecasters

James LaDue ’86

National weather scientist James LaDue ’86 discussed extreme natural disasters and the state of meteorology during a presentation last semester in the Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation. “Forecasting science has drastically improved,” said LaDue, who earned a B.S. in meteorology at Oswego. “We can tell with pretty good confidence where there will be

SUNY Oswego Secures $1.2M to Draw STEM Students, Workers to Teaching

STEM Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded SUNY Oswego a five-year, $1.2 million grant for a scholarship program to help create a pipeline of science, technology, engineering and math teachers for high-needs school districts. Oswego’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of Education worked together on the “Full STEM” grant and will collaborate

Engineering Programs Receive High Needs Grant

Engineering Programs Receive High Needs Grant

Oswego has received a SUNY High Needs Program grant of $183,800 to accelerate development of its engineering programs and recruit and prepare students for high-need jobs in the region. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the latest round of grants June 6, saying, “The High Needs Program helps fulfill SUNY’s original purpose: to be world class institutions

Visual Artist Jeffrey Newell Prospers in ‘Amazing Learning Environment’

Jeffrey Newell ’12 M ’13

“I call my under­graduate peers and faculty my film family . . . [Oswego] wanted me to stay . . . I came back for grad school in the art program. Now I have an art family, and they’ve adopted me.” — Jeffrey Newell ’12 M ’13 Jeffrey Newell ’12 M ’13 shared his talents in photography, videography and the

ALANA Week Highlights Fashion Show, Peace Walk, Alumni Inspiration

ALANA Week

The 27th annual African, Latino, Asian and Native American Student Leadership Conference began Sept. 21, with a multicultural extravaganza — the popular fashion show — before moving on to the Unity Peace Walk, alumni panels, workshops and banquet. “ALANA week itself is one of the biggest events of the whole semester,” says Justin Brantley ’15, president of

Author Timothy Egan Speaks at Two Events

Timothy Egan

Referring to The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dustbowl, as a modern parable, author Timothy Egan challenged his Oswego audiences to look to the Dust Bowl era as an example of a time when humankind created an environment that changed the climate. The 2006 book documents, often from primary