Alumni-In-Residence: Michael Climek ’05

Alumni-In-Residence: Michael Climek ’05

Michael Climek ’05, the operations manager of Public Policy Research Lab at Louisiana State University, talked to Professor Leigh Wilson’s Introductory Fiction Writing class Sept. 28. His visit was part of the Oswego Alumni Association Alumni-In-Residence program, supported by The Fund for Oswego.

Personal Loss at Sandy Hook Spurs School Safety Presenter

Personal Loss at Sandy Hook Spurs School Safety Presenter

Michele Gay, whose 7-year-old daughter, Jospehine, lost her life in the Sandy Hook school shootings in December 2012, advocated for improved school safety and security in the nation’s schools during a Sept. 17 presentation in the auditorium of the Marano Campus Center. Her appearance was part of the SUNY Oswego public justice department’s fall Cutler

Author Finds Inspiration in the Performing Arts

Author Finds Inspiration in the Performing Arts

For Jennifer Thompson Jackson ’94, the process of writing books is “only one piece of [her] own artistic puzzle.” “There’s no one right way to be a writer,” Jackson told more than 100 attendees at an Artswego Living Writers Series public event on Sept. 9. She returned to campus through the Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In-Residence

PHOTO: Speech Expert Leads Workshop for Theatre Department

PHOTO: Speech Expert Leads Workshop for Theatre Department

Noted theatre voice and speech specialist Barry Kur ’74 spoke in classes in the college’s lab theatre in Hewitt Union on Aug. 28. A professor emeritus of theatre at Penn State, Kur is a master teacher of Lessac training for improved voice and body work and director of certification of the Lessac Training and Research

Alumni Panel Offers Advice to Students During ALANA Week

Alumni Panel Offers Advice to Students During ALANA Week

The key to success as a student is setting goals and evaluating how well you are meeting them—every single day. That’s the advice one alumna offered to a crowd of about 50 students and other participants at an alumni leadership panel held Sept. 21 in the Marano Campus Center. The panel, part of the 29th annual

Lorraine Marano’s Legacy Lives On Through $7.5 Million Endowment

Lorraine Marano’s Legacy Lives On Through $7.5 Million Endowment

Marking the two-year anniversary of the death of SUNY Oswego’s largest donor, the trustee of the Lorraine E. Marano Living Trust, Theresa A. Sugar Scanlon, came to campus Sept. 28 to dedicate with President Deborah F. Stanley a plaque installed in the Marano Campus Center, which was named in honor of Lorraine and Nunzio “Nick”

PHOTO: LECET Continues to Support Presidential Scholars

PHOTO: LECET Continues to Support Presidential Scholars

For the 19th consecutive year, the New York State Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET) has supported Oswego’s Presidential Scholars Program. Bill Shannon, business manager for the Upstate New York Laborers’ Council and LECET representative, presented a check for $25,000 to President Deborah F. Stanley in October.

Calendar of Events: Fall/Winter 2015

Calendar of Events: Fall/Winter 2015

Visit alumni.oswego.edu/events for complete listing. Dec. 5: Reunion 2016 Planning Committee Meeting* Dec. 5: Track and Field Alumni Reunion* Jan. 9: Reunion 2016 Planning Committee Meeting* Feb. 6: Men’s Basketball Alumni Reunion* Feb. 6: Reunion 2016 Planning Committee Meeting* March TBD: Alumni and Friends Event in North Carolina* March TBD: Alumni and Friends Events in Florida* April

New Lakers Turf Stadium Officially Opens

New Lakers Turf Stadium Officially Opens

With a flip of a ceremonial coin, a new chapter for Lakers athletics began Sept. 1 as the new Lakers Turf Stadium was officially opened for play. Dan Scaia ’68, a member of the 1966 Championship Lakers men’s soccer team, did the ceremonial coin toss following the remarks of Sue Viscomi, Lakers athletics director, and College

Play Clock Winding Down on Lakers Athletics Challenge

Play Clock Winding Down on Lakers Athletics Challenge

Time is running out on the 2015 Lakers Athletics Challenge. Do you know how your team ranks? Your support could help your team rally to (or maintain!) the lead, and secure a $1,000 gift for your team. Remember if we secure 625 donors from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015, Rich ’80 and Beth Kagan Lashley