Bioinformatics Class Becomes Online Open Course Pilot

Bioinformatics Class Becomes Online Open Course Pilot

This fall, a new “Big Data, Genes and Medicine” course represented Oswego’s pilot project in the evolving world of mass open online courses (MOOCs) while preparing learners for an in-demand job field. Isabelle Bichindaritz of the college’s computer science department taught the bioinformatics course, which supports an academic area that has a large unmet need

Mary Canale ’81 to Lead Development and Alumni Relations

Mary Canale '81 to Lead Development and Alumni Relations

President Deborah F. Stanley appointed 20-year development professional Mary Gibbons Canale ’81 to the position of interim vice president of development and alumni relations. Canale succeeds Kerry Casey Dorsey ’81, who retired Oct. 13 after 13 years of exceptional service to her alma mater. “We are fortunate and excited to have someone with Mary’s expertise

College Celebrates Visionary Buckminster Fuller Through Interdisciplinary Activities

College Celebrates Visionary Buckminster Fuller Through Interdisciplinary Activities

Gary Andrews ’73 was getting ready to graduate in December with a bachelor’s in industrial arts when architect, environmentalist, author and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller visited campus in November 1973. “I first heard about Buckminster Fuller from the Whole Earth Catalog, which was a must-have publication for all hippies in the early seventies,” Andrews said.

ATHLETICS: continued

ATHLETICS: continued

  Baseball Sets Program Record, Finishes Stellar Season The Oswego State baseball team, ranked seventh in the country, set a program record for the most victories in a single season with 35 on the year. This breaks the previous record of 27 the team set in 2013 and 2015, both under the helm of Coach

Standing O

Standing O

Lakers Earn SUNYAC Recognitions The following student- athletes earned SUNYAC All-Conference Recognitions: Player of the Year Eric Hamilton ’17 of Liverpool, N.Y., baseball Rookie of the Year Teresa Shattuck ’19 of Syracuse, N.Y., women’s lacrosse First Team Adam Crumb ’17 of Wayne, N.Y., men’s track and field Esther Gabriel ’16 of Lancaster, N.Y., women’s lacrosse

ESPN Anchor and Alumna Linda Cohn ’81 Celebrates Milestone with ‘SportsCenter’

ESPN Anchor and Alumna Linda Cohn ’81 Celebrates Milestone with ‘SportsCenter’

Linda Cohn ’81, an ESPN anchor for more than 20 years, hosted her milestone 5,000th broadcast of SportsCenter on Feb. 21. No one in the program’s 36-year history—male or female—has hosted more shows. Cohn, who was the goalie for the women’s ice hockey team from 1977-81, graduated from Oswego with a bachelor’s degree in communication

ATHLETICS: Feinberg Lectures Highlight Women in Athletics

ATHLETICS: Feinberg Lectures Highlight Women in Athletics

This spring, the Feinberg Family Fund sponsored a series of lectures on gender in sports. The fund was established by Robert Feinberg ’78 and his wife, Robbi, in 2003 to support discussion on women in the workplace, and this year’s theme focused on college and professional athletics. “The series is important because it highlights the

ATHLETICS: Lakers Athletics Challenge Nets More Than $185,000

ATHLETICS: Lakers Athletics Challenge Nets More Than $185,000

The 2015-16 Lakers Athletics Challenge met its goal of 625 donors, with the highest level of participation going to the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. Each team received $1,000, and challengers Rich ’80 and Beth Kagan Lashley ’80 made a gift of $30,000 to The Fund for Oswego designated to Athletics. The challenge

2016 Chancellor’s Awards Recognize Employee Excellence

2016 Chancellor’s Awards Recognize Employee Excellence

The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence are system-level honors conferred to acknowledge and provide SUNY-wide recognition for consistently superior professional achievement and to encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence. “It is an honor to recognize excellent work across the SUNY system,” said SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. “Congratulations to all of this year’s recipients.” Excellence in

SUNY Chancellor Awards Honor Three Oswego Students

SUNY Chancellor Awards Honor Three Oswego Students

Three SUNY Oswego students active in academics, leadership, community service, campus involvement, arts and career-long achievement received the 2016 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence—the highest student recognition through the statewide university system. This year’s Oswego honorees for outstanding achievements inside and outside the classroom are:   Juanita Diaz ’16 of Cincinnatus, N.Y., a zoology