New Legacy Society Chair Leads by Example

Jack James '62

He knows that leaving a legacy gift to Oswego is one of the best ways to show his love for his alma mater, and now Jack James ’62 wants to share his enthusiasm as chair of the Sheldon Legacy Society.

New Gift Club Levels Announced

New Gift Club Levels Announced

On July 1, 2013, Oswego will launch new levels in the President’s Circle, which recognizes Oswego’s most generous and loyal supporters.

Reunion Classes Set Giving Records

Jack James '62

Reunion 2012 was a record-setting one for reunion class giving. All milestone reunion classes broke records and exceeded their goals, with the total amount from all reunion classes reaching $385,366.21.

McCarthy, Murphy Join OCF Board

McCarthy, Murphy Join OCF Board

The Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors welcomes two new members. They will serve three-year terms.

Shropshire to Lead The Fund for Oswego

Shropshire to Lead The Fund for Oswego

Jennifer Shropshire ’86 has accepted the position of chair of The Fund for Oswego. In her new role, she will lead the volunteer effort to raise funds for SUNY Oswego through the annual fund.

Photo: LECET Supports Presidential Scholars

Photo: LECET Supports Presidential Scholars

For an unprecedented 14th year in a row, the New York State Laborers–Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET) has generously supported Oswego’s Presidential Scholars Program.

March Matchness a Slam Dunk with Young Alumni

March Matchness screenshot

All eyes were on March for Development Office fundraisers this year as a first-ever monthlong campaign that sought to boost young alumni giving kicked off.

After a month of emails, videos and Facebook status updates, the Graduates Of the Last Decade program exceeded its goal of 100 GOLD donors over 30 days.

Grateful Teachers Pass Along Oswego Education to Future Generations

Donald and Linda Blauvelt

For Donald ’62 and Linda Mykland Blauvelt ’61, Oswego is a special place. It’s where they met and fell in love, prepared for a fulfilling career in education and met professors and friends they still remember fondly half a century later.

That’s why the couple, this year celebrating the 50th anniversary of Linda’s graduation and of their marriage, decided to leave Oswego a bequest in their will to establish the Blauvelt Scholarship Fund.

Cutler’s Public Justice Excellence Fund Reaches Quarter Million

Cutler with students

Sylvia Chestnut ’11 developed a passion for family court law when she served an internship with the Greene County Family Court. The public justice major and African American studies minor hopes to go to law school and have a career in family law.

Educational Dreams Supported by Alumni Generosity

Delfino and Thompson

When she was a young mother, divorced from her first husband, Pam Delfino ’10 wished she had had the opportunity to complete the college education she started before her marriage. “I cleaned houses, because I had no skills to fall back on,” she says of the struggle to support her young family.