PHOTO – Class of 1989 25th Reunion

PHOTO – Class of 1989 25th Reunion

Back Row (from left) Jim Grismer, Jim Basquil, John Quinlan, Matt Quinlan and Chris Maas; Middle Row (from left) Maureen Hanafin Botting, Kristin Usaitis, Kevin Bryans and Mark Schnorr; Front Row (from left) Louis Feldman, Colleen Brennan Parmelee, Clay F. Emerson, Denise Dvorak Binner, Karen Colucci Coia and Karen Norris

GOLD – Sarah Michelle Argus ’12

Oswego GOLD: Graduates Of the Last Decade

Sarah Michelle Argus ’12 took her degree in graphic design to New York City, where she will finish a master’s degree from the Pratt Institute. Her talent has already gotten the attention of Barnes and Noble, which chose her work as part of its line of back-to-school stationery. Her designs adorn a pencil pouch, spiral

Newsmaker – Corey Mitchell Sr. ’97

COREY MITCHELL SR. ’97

Educator Corey Mitchell Sr. ’97 shared his views on leadership in a feature article in the Sept. 7, 2014, issue of the Post-Standard/syracuse.com. Growing up on the south side of Syracuse, he described how his peers picked on him for doing well in school. However, his involvement with Boy Scouts helped him stay on track

Technology Management Graduate’s One Word: Plastics

Tom Maloney ’09

After developing an innovative new wet wipe container closure design during his internship in Currier Plastics’ quality assurance department, Tom Maloney ’09 found himself in front of some of the company’s largest clients. “They put a lot of faith in me as an intern,” says Maloney, who was hired by the Auburn, N.Y., based company

Wedding Album – Winter 2015

Joe Merrihew ’09 and Karyssa Merrihew were married Aug. 2, 2014, in Tupper Lake, N.Y.

Joe Merrihew ’09 and Karyssa Merrihew were married Aug. 2, 2014, in Tupper Lake, N.Y. Joe works as a tech­nology and engineering teacher for Saranac Lake Middle School, and Karyssa works as an English teacher for Malone High School. Pictured from left, back row, are Colleen Wanamaker ’09, Carol Merrihew ’73, Amanda Merrihew ’12, Karyssa

In Memoriam – Winter 2015

In Memoriam – Winter 2015

Elizabeth O’Brien Gumaer ’34 of Niskayuna, N.Y., died May 5, 2014, at the age of 100. She taught in the Watertown, N.Y., area and worked as an accountant for the federal government. She is survived by four children and three grandchildren. Alfred Johns ’42 of Webster, N.Y., died Sept. 15, 2014. He was an elementary

The Last Word – Winter 2015

Diana Abu-Jaber ’80

Diana Abu-Jaber ’80 shares an excerpt she adapted from her new memoir, Grace at the Table, slated to be published in spring 2016 by W.W. Norton. Her novel, Birds Of Paradise was awarded the Arab-American National Book Award. Her novels, Origin, Crescent and Arabian Jazz, and her memoir The Language of Baklava, also won several awards, including

Faculty Hall of Fame – Winter 2015

Hugh Burritt with his wife, Grace

The next time you hear the ceremonial trumpets at Torchlight or Commencement, you can thank Hugh Burritt. Burritt, the former chair of the Music Department, is responsible for bringing music to SUNY Oswego ceremonies. The herald trumpets that play during public ceremonies are the original ones he bought 40 years ago. Initially, the trumpets were

Jenal Joins the College Foundation Board

Matt Jenal ’78

Matt Jenal ’78 began a three-year term on the Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors on July 1. Jenal is principal at MAJ Finance, a consulting and directorship for alternative investments, with specializations in the financial, operational and compliance areas. In 2010, he retired as senior advisor and director of Cadogan Management, where he was

Fall 2014 Events

Fall 2014 Events

Visit alumni.oswego.edu for complete listing. August 28 Oswego Day at the N.Y. State Fair* August 29 Green and Gold Day* October 3-4 Soccer Alumni Reunion* October 16-17 Fall Celebrations, including: Presentation of Honorary Doctorate to Charlie Rose, Media Icon 10th Annual Dr. Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit Schools, Alumni Association and College Foundation Board Meetings