Capturing the Beauty of the Lake

Capturing the Beauty of the Lake

For students (and others) seeking a photography minor, the lake is a source of artistic fodder, with hours spent perched on its shore seeking the perfect picture. The lake is among the most popular spots to gather for a sunset photo session during Reunion Weekend. Jim Russell ’83, SUNY Oswego’s campus photographer, has spent decades

Wedding Album

Wedding  Album

Elizabeth Crowley ’11 and Mark Martin ’09 were married Sept. 4, 2015, in Sherrill, N.Y. Pictured (from left) are Shawn Axtell, Nicholas Mayba ’10, Charles Hibson ’10, Michael Collier ’10, Elizabeth Crowley ’11, Rachel Newport ’10, Mark Martin ’09, Valentina Capone ’10, Andrea Ritter ’11, Sean Bellinger ’08, Lauren Clark ’12 and Kelsey Bennett ’11.

Alumni Bookshelf

Alumni Bookshelf

We celebrate and share the success of Oswego alumni authors, illustrators and recording artists, who may ask their publisher/distributor to send a copy of the work to the Oswego alumni office to be considered for this column and our website, where cover photos of all works in this column will be displayed.   John T.

Ken Hyde

Ken Hyde

Ken Hyde was a 12-year-old boy exploring his small hometown of McKees Rock, Pa., when he received his first chemistry set from his grandma. He enjoyed mixing the chemicals and observing the changes that happened. “My interest in chemistry just got bigger and bigger and bigger,” said Hyde, who earned a bachelor’s in chemistry from

Made My Bones

Made My Bones

By Markisan Naso ’97 I spent my first year of college at SUNY Stony Brook studying archaeology, and it was a complete and utter failure. In a few short months I learned that my dream of becoming an archaeologist (or more accurately, becoming the next Indiana Jones), required a lot less punching and a lot

Alumnus Pursues Pro Wrestling Passion

Alumnus Pursues Pro Wrestling Passion

Ian Sison ’10 was just 5 years old when he started watching professional wrestling. A Long Island native, Sison quickly fell in love with the athleticism and showmanship of professional wrestling. “I signed up for the youth amateur wrestling team. I was expecting the big ring with ropes and lights and crowds,” Sison laughed. “When

New York Agency an Oswego Family Affair

New York Agency an Oswego Family Affair

When Joe Donofrio ’02 and a partner launched technology and design agency Karbyn Inc., they wanted an innovative environment with a strong focus on building—and maintaining—relationships. So they stacked the staff with SUNY Oswego graduates, including Michelle Gotay Donofrio ’01, who is married to Joe and is the CFO of Karbyn. “Starting Karbyn was a

Mosquito Expert Alumna Studies Disease Transmission, Zika Virus

Mosquito Expert Alumna Studies Disease Transmission, Zika Virus

Her research might make your skin crawl. Katie S. Costanzo ’00, Ph.D., is an evolutionary ecologist at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y. One of her favorite blood-sucking subjects: mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are far more than a nuisance. Some of the world’s most serious illnesses can be traced to the pests—including the most recent Zika virus outbreak,

Green and Gold, Red and White: Alumni Open Pennsylvania Winery

Green and Gold, Red and White: Alumni Open Pennsylvania Winery

Thirty years ago, Dana Master Woolley ’87 met Richard Woolley ’89 over a keg of beer at a Sigma Tau Chi fraternity party. Today, their tastes in companionship have remained the same, but their drink of choice has changed. After decades of exploring both the art and science of drinking and making wine, the Woolleys