Backstage Stars

Backstage Stars

“Don’t look at us like we are, sir. Please… See make-up, caked, in glowing powder pink! Imagine a beard, full blown and blowing, like the whiskers of a bear! And hair! Imagine hair. In a box I’ve got all colors, so I beg you — imagine hair! And not these clothes. Oh no, no, no. Dear God, not rags like any beggar has. But

Taking Center Stage

George Dummitt ’69

AT CURTAIN: GEORGE DUMMITT ’69 is sitting on the hood of a cream-colored American Motors Gremlin on the set of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Broadway’s Belasco Theatre in New York City. He is wearing a Local One union T-shirt, blue jeans, work boots. A quick-link hangs from his belt and holds his keys.

Reunion 2014 — Passport to Oswego

Patricia Secrest ’64 Memorial Bench

More than 1,000 alumni and guests used their “Passport to Oswego” June 5-8 to reconnect and reminisce with old friends and see all the exciting new changes on our lakeside campus. The weekend-long celebration included 18 mini-reunion groups and 17 milestone anniversary classes. A total of $892,867 was raised by all Reunion classes for The

First 24-Hour Challenge Raises More Than $100k

The Fund for Oswego

On 11-12-13, 605 alumni and friends participated in SUNY Oswego’s first-ever 24-Hour Challenge, and contributed $101,823.79 to The Fund for Oswego, exceeding three goals announced throughout the day. Loyal alumni Jim Kaden ’78 and former Oswego Alumni Association board member Debbie Adams-Kaden ’78 donated $11,121.30 to The Fund for Oswego before noon, when 100 donors—the

2012-13 Honor Roll of Appreciation

Honor Roll of Appreciation 12-13

We don’t know if he will become a researcher, a professor, an international diplomat or a social economist. But we do know this: The sky’s the limit for SUNY Oswego students like Eyub Yegen ’15, thanks to our 6,521 donors, in 2012-13. Check out the 2012-13 Honor Roll of Appreciation.

Another Landmark Year for Oswego’s Endowment Investments

Another Landmark Year for Oswego’s Endowment Investments

The Oswego College Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors and its Investment Committee announce that for the year ended June 30 its endowment investment return was 14.1 percent, once again leading the industry. The endowment continued its trend of outperformance for a seventh consecutive year, and now nine out of the past ten years. The preliminary

Oswego Telefund: Please answer the call…

Oswego Telefund: Please answer the call...

When we talk, I’ll share with you the many ways your gifts to The Fund for Oswego benefit me and the other 8,000 students studying in more than 60 challenging majors. Your generosity enriches our Oswego experiences and adds to the value of our Oswego degrees. Please answer the call, and allow me to express

College’s New X-ray Device to Probe Archeological Samples

Kathleen Blake uses Forensic X-ray Device

Analyzing sharp-force trauma, studying ceramic artifacts disinterred after centuries, disclosing the trace elements in soils—SUNY Oswego forensic anthropologist Kathleen Blake can think of many uses for portable X-ray equipment purchased with a National Park Service grant. The new instrument will enable faculty and student researchers to study samples in detail without liquefying, pulverizing or otherwise