The Big Picture: Alumna Sets the Scenes that Make the Movies

The Big Picture: Alumna Sets the Scenes that  Make the Movies

On the seventh floor of an aging West 52nd Street building, on folding tables, corkboards and floors, they are creating.

Above, Debra Schutt ’77 poses with her Emmy award for “Outstanding Art Direction” that she won in 2011.
On Craigslist and eBay, with items from prop shops and pickers, they are setting the scene.

On a laptop, at the fabric store, in discussions that float around this corner of the cavernous floor, they are building a character.

From Patrolling Boroughs to Protecting Borders

From Patrolling Boroughs to Protecting Borders

Rafael G. “Jova” Rodriguez ’98 insists he’s no hero.
When 7 World Trade Center collapsed near him Sept. 11, 2001, the then-patrolman admits he was running for his life with everyone else.

Chemistry: a winning formula for Pagano

Chemistry: a winning formula for Pagano

Todd Pagano ’96 isn’t trying to win awards.
The Oswego chemistry graduate is focused on doing high-level research in florescence spectroscopy that can help predict the formation of dangerous carcinogens in drinking water and map cancer-causing chemicals in cigarette smoke as a member of the Rochester Institute of Technology faculty.

In the Founder’s Words

In the Founder's Words

Oswego Founder Edward Austin Sheldon left behind a window into his life — his autobiography. In honor of Oswego’s Sesquicentennial celebration, we excerpt here some snippets of Sheldon’s stories.

Happy 150th, Oswego!

Happy 150th, Oswego!

Oswego’s Sesquicentennial is a yearlong birthday bash.

The college kicked it off with Torchlight and Commencement in May, followed by Reunion Weekend in June. The fall will see a special Founder’s Day campus celebration in October.

Enjoy this mini-scrapbook of your alma mater’s birthday celebrations.

At Home in the Founder’s House

At Home in the Founder's House

Alumni everywhere recognize Shady Shore as one of the most beautiful, historic buildings on campus.

When Oswego founder Edward Austin Sheldon built Shady Shore in 1857, he meant it to be a family home. For President Deborah F. Stanley and her family, it has been just that for the past 13 years.

150 Things We Love About Oswego

150 Things We Love About Oswego

Snowfalls and sunsets, beanies and books (or is it Buck’s?), the Founder and Fallbrook … These are just a few of the things we love about Oswego. To celebrate the college’s Sesquicentennial, we asked you, our readers, to send in the things you remember most fondly about your alma mater. The list includes current faves and long-gone treasures. But one thing remains certain — Our alumni love Oswego!

‘Gorilla’ Marketing: Bocko helps change the way we view the world

‘Gorilla’  Marketing: Bocko helps change the way we view the world

If you are one of the 100 million Americans with smart phones, chances are you are holding the work of a fellow Oswego alumnus.

Peter Bocko ’75, chief technology officer for Corning Glass Technologies, a business within Corning Inc., driving new glass opportunities, has spent his career developing and bringing to market glass used in cutting-edge high-tech devices like these. His latest project is Corning Gorilla Glass, a super-tough, ultra-thin product used in some of the hottest electronic devices on the planet.