Campus Currents: Life Lessons Are in the AIR

Campus Currents: Life Lessons Are in the AIR

Last fall, 82 alumni returned to campus though the Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In-Residence (AIR) program, sharing their experience with more than 4,000 students and connecting with 128 faculty and staff.

Press Agent Provides Theatre Students a Glimpse Inside Broadway

Press Agent Provides Theatre Students a Glimpse Inside Broadway

As a press agent for Broad­way shows, Juliana Hannett ’95 has seen her share of euphoric successes as well as devastating failures. Her Broadway productions have included Take Me Out, The History Boys, Beauty and the Beast and Into the Woods. In 2008, she headed up the Broadway and National Tour campaigns for Billy Elliot

Kiplinger’s Names SUNY Oswego a 2015 Best Value College

Kiplinger’s Names SUNY Oswego a 2015 Best Value College

SUNY Oswego has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine’s list of 100 best values in public colleges for 2015. The ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding academics with affordable cost. Kiplinger’s assesses quality according to metrics that include the admission rate, the percentage of students who return for sophomore year, the student-faculty ratio

Alumni Network Strengthens Students’ Experience

Alumni Network Strengthens Students’ Experience

This spring, 51 alumni returned to campus through the Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni-In-Residence program to share their expertise and to offer themselves as one of the first connections in SUNY Oswego students’ professional network. The program is made possible in part by The Fund for Oswego. Here are just a couple highlights: Alumni to Students:

Class of 1965: 50th Reunion

Class of 1965: 50th Reunion

Front row from left: Karol Klee Olson ’65, Barbara Smith Paige ’65, Nancy Raymond Pidgeon ’65, Susan Greenspan Roscoe ’65, Lydia Fedi Russo ’65, Patricia “Pat” Troendle Ryan ’65, Marie Darmento Scarcella ’65, Susan Pollack Schechter ’65, Katherine “Kay” Benedict Sgarlata ’65, James Sgroi ’65, Alan Shuttleworth ’65, Dale Paul Shuttleworth ’65, Alice Schrage Silver ’65, Edward

Lakers Maintain their National Title for Community Service Projects

Lakers Maintain their National Title for Community Service Projects

For three years in a row, the Oswego Athletic Department has taken home the top award for community service from the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators. Oswego received the Jostens Community Service Award for an Array of Projects, and Lakers men’s ice hockey player Eli Kim-Swallow ’15 received an honorable mention for his

Students Learn About Role of Philanthropy on Campus During Tag Day

Students Learn About Role of Philanthropy on Campus During Tag Day

In recognition of National Philanthropy Day, students in Oswego’s Future Alumni Network (FANs) tagged dozens of spots in Rich Hall, Penfield Library, the Marano Campus Center and the Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation to raise awareness about the role donors play on campus. Pictured here are Shinnell Burroughs ’15, Nicole Wilson ’15 and

Faculty Research and Creative Work: Watershed Poetry

Watershed Poetry

Laura Donnelly (left) of the English and creative writing faculty recently released “Watershed,” an award-winning poetry collection whose genesis is a story of observation, practice and perseverance. “Watershed” earned the 2013 Cider Press Review Editors Prize and was published by the company. In this collection, Donnelly finds inspiration in the often-overlooked work and experiences within

Faculty Research and Creative Work: Children’s Heart Health and Lead

Junior biochemistry major Ethan Walker ’16 prepares to load a slide with a blood sample as Kestutis Bendinskas of the chemistry faculty observes.

A $99,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help chemistry faculty member Kestutis Bendinskas, James MacKenzie of the biological sciences department and three undergraduate students advance understanding of how low levels of lead affect children’s cardiovascular health. Building on the work of a previous $1.8 million, multi-institutional NIH grant, Bendinskas is trying to

New Turf Field, Stadium Under Construction

New Turf Field adjacent to Romney Field House

Student-athletes and the college’s Athletics Department are looking forward to all of the opportunities and benefits that a new turf field and stadium will bring starting next summer. In September, the college announced the construction of an NCAA-compliant 225-by-360-foot all-weather synthetic turf field along with a press box, bleachers for 1,000 fans and full stadium