Oswego Soars to a Universe of Opportunity, a Galaxy of Possibility

Oswego Soars to a Universe of Opportunity, a Galaxy of Possibility

Celestial in its reach, the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation is also practical to the core — a visionary platform for launching careers in the physical sciences while tackling urgent issues of environmental sustainability. From its 35-seat planetarium to its 240 energy-efficient geothermal wells, the complex showcases Oswego’s ever-growing commitment to

A Heritage of Mentorship Continues From the Shinemans To the Danas

Shinemans to the Danas

“Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” —HARRIET TUBMAN Sometimes, we make choices that lead us to the best possible circumstance among the best possible people we could hope for in our lives. When that happens, we thank our lucky stars,

Alumni Soar in the Sciences

Alumni Soar in the Sciences

Launched from Oswego’s lakeside laboratories and classrooms, mentored by Oswego’s dedicated faculty and inspired by a culture of inquiry, Oswego alumni soar in research, discovery, innovation and design. They lead the way in a variety of groundbreaking missions; their work is a testimony to the vigor of the Oswego experience and the value of an Oswego degree. Read more

Dedicating Rejuvenated Rice Creek Field Station

Dedicating Rejuvenated Rice Creek

    President Deborah F. Stanley, speaking at the Landmark Celebration of Rice Creek Field Station Oct. 3, 2013, said, “We gather at beautiful Rice Creek to rededicate our long-standing commitment to the environment on this 400-acre woodland site and to emphasize our increased commitment to research.” Celebrating the dedication, with a crowd of current and former

A Legacy of Life, Learning and Love: A Tribute to Colleen and Lynne

Remembering the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103

Imani Gary ’15 wasn’t born when Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, on Dec. 21, 1988, killing the 259 passengers aboard and 11 people on the ground. She didn’t know the two SUNY Oswego students who perished in the bombing: Colleen Brunner ’90 and Lynne Hartunian ’89. Yet, Gary said her life has been profoundly affected by them. As the 2013

Towel and Tissue Titan: George Wurtz III ’78

Towel and Tissue Titan: George Wurtz III ’78

A shrewd investment in his industrial arts education has paid hefty dividends in his manufacturing career. Just to be clear: George Wurtz III ’78, president and CEO of Soundview Paper Co. LLC, fully intended to teach industrial arts after graduating from Oswego. Hardwired with his grandfather’s love of woodworking and machinery, Wurtz had graduated from

‘Temple of Learning’ Restoration Commemorates Sheldon Hall Centennial

‘Temple of Learning’ Restoration Commemorates Sheldon Hall Centennial

Approached at dusk, it’s a breathtaking sight—SUNY Oswego’s landmark building bathed in a splendid luster. The cupola is suffused with a stunning glow, taking its place among the stars far above the campus and city. The Normal Building. Old Main. Sheldon Hall. Whatever name alumni remember it by, Oswego’s signature structure marks a 100-year milestone

Oswego’s Endowment: The Art and Science of Success

Oswego's Endowment

On one hand, the story of SUNY Oswego’s endowment is one of numbers—how the gifts made from generous donors to the Oswego College Foundation have been wisely managed to support the institution. On the other hand, it is a story of people—how alumni, faculty and friends give generously; how the Foundation Board members, stewards of

Fights, Fires & Falls: Stuntwoman has the Drive to Dodge Danger

Fights, Fires & Falls: Stuntwoman has the Drive to Dodge Danger

  Preparing for a photo shoot backstage at Waterman Theatre, Hollywood stuntwoman Joanna Shelmidine ’89 starts pulling gear out of her stunt bag — fireproof clothing, hip and back pads, body harness … and a little box, like a child’s pencil case, full of matchbox cars. There are a sports car, ambulance, motorcycle, three tiny cop cars

College Prep Starts with ABC

College Prep Starts with ABC

Each week, La Rae M. Martin-Coore ’99 is used to getting a few glances when she cruises the grocery aisles with her husband, son and three carts in tow. They’re shopping for their extended family, the six New York City teens who live with them in Manlius. The girls are enrolled in the A Better Chance, or ABC, program