New Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Named

New Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Named

The Oswego State Athletics Department hired Sarah Ritchie to head its men’s and women’s cross country programs in the summer 2015. Ritchie also aids the track and field teams in their distance events. A Hilton, N.Y., native, Ritchie came to the Lakers from Brockport, where she spent three years on the coaching staff after a

Women’s Ice Hockey Hires New Assistant Coach

Women’s Ice Hockey Hires New Assistant Coach

Greg Haney of Marcellus, N.Y., joined the SUNY Oswego women’s ice hockey team as its full-time assistant coach. Before coming to Oswego, he spent a year at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point when the Pointers made a run to the national championship game before falling to Trinity College. While at Stevens Point, Haney helped two student-athletes

Swimming and Diving Teams Recognized by CSCAA

Swimming and Diving Teams Recognized by CSCAA

The SUNY Oswego men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were recognized as NCAA Division III Scholar All-America teams by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for the 2015 spring semester. In order to be named on the All-America list, squads must earn a combined team grade-point average of 3.00 or higher. Both

Roker On Campus to Talk About The Storm of the Century

Roker On Campus to Talk About The Storm of the Century

Less than a year after he did live on-campus broadcasts of “Wake Up With Al” and NBC’s “Today” show, Al Roker ’76 returned to campus Sept. 25, making time for visits with students before an evening book reading and discussion of his latest writing project, The Storm of the Century. He made good use of

Oswego Matters: Fall/Winter 2015

Oswego Matters: Fall/Winter 2015

This issue talks about one of the favorite topics of Oswego alumni … winter weather! I often say this is one of the common bonds that unites Oswego alumni over the generations! Winter weather stories … including the mythical “ropes,” girls getting blown away, cars being buried, classes being cancelled, sledding at Fallbrook and more

Faculty Hall of Fame – Betsy Waterman, Ph.D.

Betsy Waterman, Ph.D.

For Betsy Waterman, retirement has been a time to remain in tune with lifelong passions—and discover new ones. “One of the most exciting things I have been doing since I retired is play­ing with a band that performs Celtic music,” said Waterman from her Sandy Creek (N.Y.) home. “Music has been a part of my

Faculty Share Expertise with International Educators through Achievement Academy

Faculty Share Expertise with International Educators through Achievement Academy

Xiao Yin, a professor at Central China Normal School, enjoyed visiting Pam Delfino ’10 and her first-grade class at Minetto (N.Y.) Elementary School in June as the students gave PowerPoint presentations about Hurricane Katrina in a segment about “Wild Weather.” Yin said she was impressed with the small class size, the technology sophistication, equipment available in

Two Senior Athletes Earn Prestigious Awards

Two Senior Athletes Earn Prestigious Awards

Two student-athletes have garnered awards that reflect their work inside the classroom as well as in athletics. Nick Montesano ’15 of the men’s cross country and track and field teams has earned the Donald Snygg Award while Bridget Smith ’15 of the women’s ice hockey team won the Oswego Woman Scholar Athlete Award. These awards are

Alumnus to Students: Know Your Business

Alumnus to Students: Know Your Business

As vice president for the Syracuse-based company Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Tony Procopio Jr. ’85 navigates the intricacies of a complex insurance industry with precision, thanks to his Oswego roots. Procopio highlighted his formative experiences with School of Business students. “I was a kid from the city of Syracuse, one of seven children,” he said.

Alumni: An Essential Strand of The Tapestry of Success

Alumni: An Essential Strand of The Tapestry of Success

   When a team of evaluators for the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education Board of Examiners visited campus in April 2014 to attend a school partnership showcase, they received programs with the Oswego School of Education logo printed on the front. The image features the word “weaving” and represents the intertwined elements essential