Oswego Matters: By Executive Director Betsy Oberst

Oswego Matters: By Executive Director Betsy Oberst

It is a glorious time of year to live in Oswego on our beautiful lakeshore. Lunches and dinners at beautiful waterside restaurants; breathtaking sunsets every night; our parks, gardens and city planters in full blooming color; concerts along the river—these are all joys of this season. In this issue, Eileen Crandall shares with us an

ATHLETICS: Feinberg Lectures Highlight Women in Athletics

ATHLETICS: Feinberg Lectures Highlight Women in Athletics

This spring, the Feinberg Family Fund sponsored a series of lectures on gender in sports. The fund was established by Robert Feinberg ’78 and his wife, Robbi, in 2003 to support discussion on women in the workplace, and this year’s theme focused on college and professional athletics. “The series is important because it highlights the

ATHLETICS: Lakers Athletics Challenge Nets More Than $185,000

ATHLETICS: Lakers Athletics Challenge Nets More Than $185,000

The 2015-16 Lakers Athletics Challenge met its goal of 625 donors, with the highest level of participation going to the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. Each team received $1,000, and challengers Rich ’80 and Beth Kagan Lashley ’80 made a gift of $30,000 to The Fund for Oswego designated to Athletics. The challenge

March Matchness Ends in a Win All-Around

March Matchness Ends in a Win All-Around

SUNY Oswego’s newest graduates came out strong in support of their alma mater during the 2016 March Matchness Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) fundraising challenge. The Class of 2015 earned bragging rights as the class with the highest number of members (63 donors) making a gift to the college during March. The Class of

Alumna Teacher Honors Parents, Her Profession with New Scholarship

Alumna Teacher Honors Parents, Her Profession with New Scholarship

For retired teacher Virginia “Ginny” Menera Trevor ’65, education, she has learned, often provides structure and stability to a child’s life. “When you have students—especially who come from different backgrounds—it is important that they know what to expect when they come to school each day,” she said. “Offering that security and experiencing ‘aha’ moments made

Two Graduates Receive 2016 OAA Outstanding Senior Award

Two Graduates Receive 2016 OAA Outstanding Senior Award

The SUNY Oswego Alumni Association selected Eric M. Flagg ’16 and Darlene Le ’16 as winners of the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award. They were recognized during the Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony on May 13 in the Marano Campus Center. The two graduating seniors were sel­ec­ted from approximately 40 exceptional nom­inees for their academic

New Fund Supports Students in Computing Club

New Fund Supports Students in Computing Club

When Lori Newman Cohen ’79 entered the computing world, most of her work involved automation—creating pro­grams to help computerize previously paperbound processes. Today, she focuses on business intelligence and data warehousing, or using information to improve a business’s service and bottom line. “Data analytics is empowering,” said Cohen, head of data and analytics at New

College to Launch New Giving Society to Recognize Loyal Donors July 1

College to Launch New Giving Society to Recognize Loyal Donors July 1

Irma Johnston Lent ’59 vaguely remembers the first gift she ever made to SUNY Oswego back in 1976. Her two daughters were in school, she had just returned to teaching at an elementary school in the Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery (N.Y.) Central School District, and she and her husband, Duke, had purchased their house. “I must

SRC Establishes Endowed Scholarship Program for SUNY Oswego Business, Engineering Students

SRC Establishes Endowed Scholarship Program for SUNY Oswego Business, Engineering Students

SUNY Oswego will offer four new scholarships to Central New York students, thanks to the generosity of a Syracuse-based research and development company. SRC Inc., which develops solutions for customers in the defense, environment and intelligence industries, established the scholarships to support future STEM and business professionals and to acknowledge the role a vibrant workforce