Herb Hammond Fund Demonstrates Power of Friendship

Herb Hammond Fund Demonstrates Power of Friendship

The fifth annual Herb Hammond Golf Tour­n­ament, a fundraiser to support the SUNY Oswego men’s hockey team, demonstrates the power of friendship. Hammond, Oswego’s men’s hockey coach from 1968-80, broke many a hockey fan’s heart by leaving Oswego for archrival SUNY Plattsburgh. It would have been easy to cast him as the villain. That didn’t

Lakers Athletics Challenge Scores Big for SUNY Oswego

Lakers Athletics Challenge

SUNY Oswego Athletics can officially put the first-ever Lakers Athletics Challenge in the record books. Surpassing the initial goal of 400 alumni-athlete donors only halfway through the challenge, alumni-athletes continued to impress. By the end of the four-month fundraising challenge, a total of 619 alumni-athletes, current and former coaches and current student-athletes donated $85,562 to

Students Learn About Role of Philanthropy on Campus During Tag Day

Students Learn About Role of Philanthropy on Campus During Tag Day

In recognition of National Philanthropy Day, students in Oswego’s Future Alumni Network (FANs) tagged dozens of spots in Rich Hall, Penfield Library, the Marano Campus Center and the Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation to raise awareness about the role donors play on campus. Pictured here are Shinnell Burroughs ’15, Nicole Wilson ’15 and

Scholarship Supports Future Computer Scientists, Honors Alumnus

Rosemary “Rose” Cardamone Crane ’81 endowed a scholarship to honor her late husband, Douglas Crane ’80.

SUNY Oswego presented Rosemary “Rose” Cardamone Crane ’81, a member of the Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors, with a wealth of academic and leadership opportunities. But the best thing she may have found in college was her husband, Douglas Crane ’80. They were married after she finished her degree in communications from Oswego. Doug

Industrial Arts Alumnus Ensures Engineering Excellence at Oswego

George Wurtz III ’78 and his wife, Nancy, established an excellence fund to support the engineering program and its students.

George Wurtz III ’78, current chair and retired CEO and president of Soundview Paper Co. LLC in Elmwood Park, N.J., has high hopes for SUNY Oswego students pursuing engineering, a new program that has seen rapid growth in recent years. Wurtz applies his years of management experience as chair of SUNY Oswego’s Engineering Advisory Board,

College Endowment Marks Another Strong Year of Returns

Endowment Chart

Scholarship payouts will increase again, thanks to another year of industry-leading returns on investments by the Oswego College Foundation Inc. According to survey results from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), SUNY Oswego’s endowment recorded a rate of return that outpaced the higher education industry by nearly 2 percentage points (17.7

SUNY Oswego Loves Its Donors

Love a Donor Day 2015

On Feb. 13, the Alumni and University Development office held its second annual Love a Donor Day on campus. Hundreds of students wrote personal thank you cards to express their gratitude to donors who support The Fund for Oswego. Hundreds more stopped by information tables around campus to learn how gifts to the fund support scholarships, activities and programs that directly

ONE DAY: Countless Lives Transformed

WIth Passion and Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego

With Passion & Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego holds public launch on October 16, 2014 Every day, donors make a difference in the lives of SUNY Oswego students. Some gifts have a very tangible presence on campus—like a memorial bench in a scenic spot along Lake Ontario shores, a refurbished café for students to

Fourth Annual March Matchness Raises Over $18,600

Fourth Annual March Matchness Raises Over $18,600

SUNY Oswego’s Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) not only surpassed an initial goal of 200 donors, but also a super goal of 225 donors in the Fourth Annual March Matchness fundraising challenge. Louis A. Borrelli Jr. ’77, an Oswego College Foundation board member and School of Communication, Media and the Arts advisory board member,