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

Leader Within

Leader Within

Jackie Starr ’18 TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) Oz Leads Graduate and Class of 1954 Scholarship Recipient Fueling the flame: Bill Spinelli ’84; Robert Allen ’54, Curtis Matterson ’54 and Stanley Levenson ’54 “The things I have learned and the people I have met through Oz Leads are invaluable, and I can’t emphasize

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

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