The Last Word: Lois Frankel ’73

Lois Frankel ’73 Ph.D.

Lois P. Frankel ’73, Ph.D., writes in the introduction to Nice Girls Still Don’t Get the Corner Office, that she wishes she did not have to revise her original best-seller on the 10th anniversary of its publication. She points out, however, that dismal statistics continue to show women in the workplace lag behind their male counterparts

Faculty Hall of Fame: Linda Syrell Tyrrell

Faculty Hall of Fame: Linda Syrell Tyrrell

In 25 years marked by “changes, challenges and celebrations,” Linda Syrell Tyrrell served three divisions at SUNY Oswego. Whether in Student Affairs, Academic Services or Administration, she was constant in her advocacy for students. Arriving in 1969 to a burgeoning campus, Tyrrell spent one year as residence hall director of Lonis-Moreland-Mackin before moving to Seneca,

Faculty Hall of Fame: Lewis Putnam Turco

Lewis Putnam Turco

Nose stuck in a book, wandering in words while his feet trod the streets of Meriden, Conn., Lewis Turco walked deliberately on a path that led to his career as a poet and professor. “I loved to read when I was a kid,” he says. “I felt that I would like to give to others

Stay on Campus for Harborfest

Stay on Campus  for Harborfest

On-campus housing will be available for alumni who wish to relive their favorite Oswego memories by attending this year’s Harborfest, July 24 to 27. Alumni will be housed on campus (dorm to be determined) according to class year, with a maximum of two adults per room. Alumni may begin checking in Thursday, July 24, at

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Loretta Donahue Peck ’39 of Oswego died Oct. 16, 2013. She taught for many years, beginning in one-room schoolhouses and later for Mexico (N.Y.) Academy and Central Schools. She is survived by a daughter, a son, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. George Maharay ’41 of Frederick, Md., died Dec. 8, 2013. He served in the


Wanamaker Wedding

Peter Wanamaker ’09 and Colleen Fischer ’09 were married June 28, 2013, in Rochester, N.Y. From left, with the bride and groom, are Zack Bell ’13, Jared Watroba ’10, Jenna Schifferle ’13, Lorrie Clemo, Conor Hogan ’10, Joseph Merrihew ’09, Nicole Barbato ’10, Emily Martin ’10, Joseph Farrell ’09, Jessica Osorio ’11 and Connor Kelly

GOLD Profile

GOLD Profile

Oswego is a long way from home for Priya Ravindran ’09. She grew up near Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India, and left home after 17 years to earn two bachelor’s degrees in journalism and global and international studies at Oswego, picking up a minor in French along the way. After earning a master’s at Fordham University

Alumni Bookshelf

School Shadows

Heraldo Muñoz ’72 As chair of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry into the 2007 suicide-bomber killing of Pakistani political leader Benazir Bhutto, Muñoz led the investigation into her death. His book, Getting Away With Murder: Benazir Bhutto’s Assassination and the Politics of Pakistan, presents inquiry results and the author’s critical analysis of the larger

Find the Founder!

Find the Founder!

In the summer 2013 issue, the Sheldon statue can be found in the upper-left corner of the image with George Wurtz III ’78 on page 20. Grand prize winner of a College Store gift certificate and Sheldon Hall print is Michael Jargo ’96. Winning Sheldon Hall prints are Frederick V. Mauer ’58, Christine Steinorth Huggler-Wyant ’75, Donna Fry True ’62, Jeanne Lattof Tejada