ALANA Celebrates 30 Years

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In 1986, when then Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs and Social Equity Howard Gordon ’74 M’78 was approached by then Student Affairs employee Tyrone Holmes M’89 about starting an educational leadership program that brought together students from all backgrounds, he had no idea that they were establishing a transformative program that would be thriving 30

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

AIR Program Continues to Give Fresh Perspective to Students

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In the past five years, the number of alumni visits to campus through the Oswego Alumni Association’s signature Alumni-In-Residence program has grown exponentially from 34 in 2011-12 to 164 in 2015-16. And so far this fall semester is outpacing the numbers from last year. “I attribute the growth of the Alumni-In-Residence program to more students,

Ripple Effect

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Oswego researchers work to improve the health of the lake that means so much to our campus and our community   To begin to understand it, you must stand on its shore. James Pagano ’74 has, for decades—first as a child growing up in Oswego, today as a researcher. “I have lived, pretty much, with the

College Celebrates Visionary Buckminster Fuller Through Interdisciplinary Activities

College Celebrates Visionary Buckminster Fuller Through Interdisciplinary Activities

Gary Andrews ’73 was getting ready to graduate in December with a bachelor’s in industrial arts when architect, environmentalist, author and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller visited campus in November 1973. “I first heard about Buckminster Fuller from the Whole Earth Catalog, which was a must-have publication for all hippies in the early seventies,” Andrews said.

Farm Chic: Global Food Entrepreneur Tessa Edick ’92 Brings Local Farming To The Table

Farm Chic: Global Food Entrepreneur Tessa Edick ’92 Brings Local Farming To The Table

Tessa Edick ’92 hopes to revolutionize the way New Yorkers eat to save local farming, improve nutrition and build stronger communities.   With more than a third of all farmers in America over the age of 65 and the percentage of farmers younger than 35 steadily declining to now less than 5.6 percent, one Oswego graduate is asking: Who is

Re-Instituted Homecoming Brings Together Alumni and Students

Re-Instituted Homecoming Brings Together Alumni and Students

Hundreds of alumni, students, faculty, staff, family and friends traveled from near and far to celebrate our re-established campus tradition on Nov. 14 and show their Laker pride. “We were very happy with the number of Oswego family members who turned out for Homecoming 2015,” said Laura Pavlus Kelly ’09, director of alumni and parent

A Sense of Place: The Residential Campus Experience

A Sense of Place: The Residential Campus Experience

Residential life is part of the culture of SUNY Oswego, an essential component of a student’s experience. It is the intersection of people and place, an active and vibrant core of college life that builds a sense of community and nurtures a spirit of lifelong learning. Research supports the idea that students who live in

Oz to LA: The Road From Campus to Cali

Oz to LA: The Road From Campus to Cali

According to a 2013 study by the University of Southern California, Los Angeles has “shifted from a place of transplants to a home where the majority are native Californians.” Yet, there is a common aphorism in LA that “you’ll never meet a native Angeleno.” This is because many residents of LA, or Angelenos, have a story