PHOTO: Living Writers Series presentation

PHOTO: Living Writers Series presentation

Fitness magazine’s Samantha Shelton ’11 speaks with journalism major Jillian Phipps ’14 in the Campus Center Auditorium after Shelton’s Nov. 5 Living Writers Series presentation. Shelton talked about how experiences at SUNY Oswego — from writing for and helping manage The Oswegonian to getting Oswego’s edition of Her Campus online magazine up and running — helped her advance at Fitness in New York City from reader

PHOTO: School of Business Alumni Symposium

PHOTO: School of Business Alumni Symposium

The Fund for Oswego National Chair Jennifer Shropshire ’86 speaks in a class as part of the School of Business Alumni Symposium Nov. 8 and 9. The Oswego Alumni Association co-sponsors the annual symposium, where accomplished professionals return to campus to interact with students and faculty.

PHOTO: Sheldon Hall Restoration

PHOTO: Sheldon Hall Restoration

BRIAN POTH OF AUBURN CRANE AND RIGGING inspects the rebuilt mast and weather vane atop the newly refurbished Sheldon Hall cupola Nov. 12. Bob Lloyd ’81, the facilities design and construction liaison to contractors on the $10 million renovation, said the mast assembly includes some original, century-old parts. The working weather vane joins the cupola’s restored clocks.

Photo: Sherman Scholarship Recipient

Photo: Sherman Scholarship Recipient

SHERMAN SCHOLARSHIP RECIP­IENT JENNIFER XU ’13, center, poses with Ken ’54 and Anne MacDonald Sherman ’53. Friends and family established the Sherman Scholarship as a gift for the couple’s 60th wedding anniversary.

PHOTO: Sidewalk Sounds at Syracuse Stage

PHOTO: Sidewalk Sounds at Syracuse Stage

Emmett Van Slyke ’99 is the composer of sidewalk sounds. Sounds are activated when stepping on the red pavers installed outside Syracuse Stage on E. Genesee St. Photo Credit: David Lassman, The Post-Standard

PHOTO: Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame 2012

PHOTO: Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame 2012

The Oswego Alumni Association and college Athletics Department welcomed five to the Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame at an induction ceremony Oct. 27 in the Sheldon Hall Ballroom. From left, tennis’s Richard Nelson ’70, soccer’s Donna Clark-Gayne ’89 (seated), track and field’s Wally Yelverton ’77, wrestling’s Mark Bowman ’83 (seated) and ice hockey’s Sean Fitzgerald ’89 were honored. The 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction will

PHOTO: Tamar Greene ’09 performs

PHOTO: Tamar Greene '09 performs

PROFESSIONAL VOCALIST TAMAR GREENE ’09 performed Nov. 30 in Waterman Theatre as a special guest of the SUNY Oswego jazz ensembles, which included the small jazz group, the Latin Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Ensemble. Greene, a master of music graduate of the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music, also has performed with the Eastman and

PHOTO: Kappa Delta Pi education honor society

PHOTO: Kappa Delta Pi education honor society

KAPPA DELTA PI EDUCATION honor society members Kristen Gorczynski ’13, left, a senior dual major in linguistics and teaching English to speakers of other languages, and TESOL major Chelsea Koehler ’13 staff the Scholastic Book Sale Nov. 30 on the Campus Center concourse. Kappa Delta Pi’s Epsilon Omega chapter at Oswego recently received a Silver Achievement Award for its work

PHOTO: Summer Scholars Poster Symposium

Octavia Morrison '14

Octavia Morrison ’14, left, a zoology major and McNair Scholar who did research at Oswego’s Global Laboratory in Calcutta, talks Sept. 7 about her poster, “Biochemical Techniques for the Analysis of Proteins,” with biological sciences Professor Eric Hellquist, at the Summer Scholars Poster Symposium in Sheldon Hall ballroom. Provost Lorrie Clemo and the Office of Research and Individualized Student Experiences, or RISE, invited scores of Oswego student researchers, Global Laboratory students from Oswego and other colleges and high school students in Summer Science Immersion to display their posters and discuss their summer projects with visitors.

Photo: Commencement speaker

Joseph Couglin '82

Joseph Coughlin ’82, who is internationally known for his work in gerontology and public policy, received an honorary doctor of science degree from the State University of New York May 12 at Oswego’s 151st Commencement. Coughlin, the founding director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab, shared the words of an Oswego professor who deflected Coughlin’s gratitude toward future generations. “Perhaps the best advice I still carry with me from Oswego — give thanks to those who invested in you by being generous with others tomorrow,” Coughlin told the graduates and their families. The Oswego Alumni Association honored him with the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2003, and he has been the keynote speaker at Quest, the college’s annual symposium of scholarly research and creative activity.