PHOTO – Class of 1989 25th Reunion

PHOTO – Class of 1989 25th Reunion

Back Row (from left) Jim Grismer, Jim Basquil, John Quinlan, Matt Quinlan and Chris Maas; Middle Row (from left) Maureen Hanafin Botting, Kristin Usaitis, Kevin Bryans and Mark Schnorr; Front Row (from left) Louis Feldman, Colleen Brennan Parmelee, Clay F. Emerson, Denise Dvorak Binner, Karen Colucci Coia and Karen Norris

New Freshmen, Transfer Students Share in Welcoming Torchlight

New Freshmen, Transfer Students Share in Welcoming Torchlight

One of SUNY Oswego’s most revered traditions greeted more than 2,000 of the newest students as the glow of hundreds of small candles moved like waves throughout the Marano Campus Center. The Commencement Eve Torchlight tradition started in the 1930s. SUNY Oswego added Welcoming Torchlight in 1989, and on Aug. 22 the incoming freshmen and

Faculty Hall of Fame – Winter 2015

Hugh Burritt with his wife, Grace

The next time you hear the ceremonial trumpets at Torchlight or Commencement, you can thank Hugh Burritt. Burritt, the former chair of the Music Department, is responsible for bringing music to SUNY Oswego ceremonies. The herald trumpets that play during public ceremonies are the original ones he bought 40 years ago. Initially, the trumpets were

SUNY Oswego Continues National ’Best Value’ Ranking

Princeton Review and USA Today have named SUNY Oswego one of 150 “Best Value” colleges and universities in the nation.

For the third consecutive year, the Princeton Review and USA Today have named SUNY Oswego one of 150 “Best Value” colleges and universities in the nation. The list of 75 public and 75 private institutions appears in the book The Best Value Colleges: The 150 Best-Buy Schools and What It Takes to Get In, published

College 2012-13 Annual Report Now Available Online

College 2012-13 Annual Report Now Available Online

This spring, SUNY Oswego highlighted the vitality, talent and global reach of campus members in its annual report. “The year brought us new places for learning and engagement, an influx of funding to propel us to excellence, new academic programs to launch students on rewarding careers and impressive faculty talent to ignite students’ intellectual passions,”

PHOTO: Fulbright Enables Professor to Research, Teach in Moldova

Lenuta Giukin

Lenuta Giukin of SUNY Oswego’s modern languages and literatures faculty won a five-month Fulbright Scholarship last fall to Moldova in Eastern Europe, where she taught and did research on the burgeoning film industry in the Romanian- and Russian-influenced nation. As a representative of the William J. Fulbright Scholar Program—the United States’ flagship academic exchange effort—Giukin

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

PHOTO: Two International Students Chosen as 2014 Outstanding Seniors

Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony

On behalf of the Oswego Alumni Association, Shaunna Arnold-Plank M’04 (center), associate director of parent and alumni relations, presented the 2014 Outstanding Senior Awards to biology major Larissa Assam ’14 from the Republic of Cameroon (left) and business administration major Hanh Huynh ’14 from Vietnam. The graduates were selected on their academic achievements and their

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