The Inland Watershed

The Inland Watershed

A watershed describes an area of land that contains a common set of streams and rivers that all drain into a single larger body of water. The Lake Ontario watershed, part of the even greater Great Lakes watershed, includes innumerable water sources, two of which are Rice Creek and the Little Salmon River. SUNY Oswego

Commencement Speakers Include Honorary Degree Recipient John McHugh

Commencement Speakers Include Honorary Degree Recipient John McHugh

Former U.S. Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh received an honorary Doctor of Laws from the State University of New York on May 14 at SUNY Oswego’s 155th Commencement ceremony before delivering his address to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences graduates. Melanie Littlejohn, National Grid’s regional executive director for Upstate New York,

President’s Desk

President's Desk

With Passion and Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego captured the heart and soul of our college community, exceeding all expectations by raising $43.48 million—well past our $40 million goal, which was the largest campaign among all SUNY comprehensive colleges. The remarkable success and impact of With Passion and Purpose will be featured in our next issue of the magazine, but I want to thank each of our 16,000-plus alumni

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