Jumping In

Jumping In

Rebecca Howe ’16 Public Relations Student Programs Beneficiary, Merit Scholarship Recipient, OSWEGO Alumni Magazine/OAA Intern Fueling the flame: Unrestricted Gifts, The Fund for Oswego “I knew the moment I stepped onto the Oswego campus that my life was going to change. I was ready to join clubs, meet new people, experience what Oswego offers and

Alumnus Shares ‘Passion and Purpose’ through Campaign Launch

Alumnus Shares 'Passion and Purpose' through Campaign Launch

It’s hard to believe that just two years ago I was working at WTOP and getting ready for another season of Laker hockey. I was fortunate during my senior year at SUNY Oswego to wear hats such as WTOP General Manager and Communications Intern with the Alumni and Development Office. Who would’ve ever imagined that

Seniors Celebrate Welcome Back Picnic

Seniors Celebrate Welcome Back Picnic

Senior Class Planning Committee Members (from left) Emily Pease ’16, Rachel Long ’17, Mary Kate Harrigan ’17 and Dorothy Davis ’17 welcomed more than 90 classmates to the Senior Picnic on Sept. 22. SUNY Oswego staff members from a variety of offices were on hand to help students prepare for their final year on campus,

Milestone Moments

Milestone Moments

July 1, 2011 With Passion & Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego began. May 2012 The college received a $5 million anonymous bequest to support the Possibility Scholars. December 2012 Shineman Foundation announced its $5 million gift to the college. March 2013 March Matchness challenger and former Oswego Alumni Association (OAA) Board Member Nancy Smith

Above and Beyond!

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Above and Beyond! $43,483,781 About the Campaign In 2011, SUNY Oswego embarked on a historic journey to raise $40 million, the largest fundraising initiative by any SUNY comprehensive college. Under the leadership of President Deborah F. Stanley and inspired by the college’s Tomorrow strategic plan, the campaign engaged the entire Oswego family. The Oswego College

First-Ever CNY Career Connections Unites Students and Alumni

First-Ever CNY Career Connections Unites Students and Alumni

Oswego Alumni Association Board Member Rick Yacobush ’77 encouraged students to network with other people during the first-ever Central New York (CNY) Career Connections Oct. 5 at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse. Yacobush, the event’s keynote speaker, retraced the major connections he made throughout his career that led him to his current role as

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

Alumnus Honors Memory of Alumna Wife Who Paid Her “Second Chance” Forward To Others

Alumnus Honors Memory of Alumna Wife Who Paid Her “Second Chance” Forward To Others

Marilyn Burkell Roth ’63 nearly dropped out of college following the unexpected death of her father during her freshman year at SUNY Oswego. “She was very academically inclined,” said her husband of 50 years, John Robert “Bob” Roth ’64. “But her father died suddenly, her grades suffered and she went from an outstanding scholar to

Top Historian, Author, Engineer Helps Students Discover ‘Amazing STEM Women’

Top Historian, Author, Engineer Helps Students Discover ‘Amazing STEM Women’

Jill Tietjen, chief executive officer of the National Women’s Hall of Fame, author and electrical engineer, spoke to a standing-room only crowd on Sept. 10 about scientific and technical women, whom she featured in her bestselling and award-winning book, Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America. Her visit was part of the