1,000 Alumni and Friends Return to Campus for Reunion 2016, Celebrate Campaign Milestone

1,000 Alumni and Friends Return to Campus for Reunion 2016, Celebrate Campaign Milestone

During Reunion 2016 June 9-12, more than 1,000 alumni and friends returned to campus to reconnect with friends, make new ones and check out all the changes and updates to their beloved alma mater. A highlight of the weekend was the announcement by President Deborah F. Stanley that the college had reached a milestone in

ESPN Anchor and Alumna Linda Cohn ’81 Celebrates Milestone with ‘SportsCenter’

ESPN Anchor and Alumna Linda Cohn ’81 Celebrates Milestone with ‘SportsCenter’

Linda Cohn ’81, an ESPN anchor for more than 20 years, hosted her milestone 5,000th broadcast of SportsCenter on Feb. 21. No one in the program’s 36-year history—male or female—has hosted more shows. Cohn, who was the goalie for the women’s ice hockey team from 1977-81, graduated from Oswego with a bachelor’s degree in communication

11th Annual Media Summit Explores Diversity and Inclusion

11th Annual Media Summit Explores Diversity and Inclusion

Hundreds gathered Oct. 21 in the Sheldon Hall Ballroom and nearly 600 people tuned in for the live webcast of A Mile in My Shoes: Reflections on Equality & Diversity in the Media during the 11th Annual Dr. Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit. The event featured a panel of media professionals, most of whom are

Campus Currents: Noteworthy News

Campus Currents: Noteworthy News

Business School Continues to Earn National Attention The Princeton Review has named the School of Business at SUNY Oswego among the nation’s most outstanding MBA-granting business schools for the 12th consecutive year. The college’s MBA program also tied for 20th among online master of business administration programs nationally — the highest of any institution in

Alumni Bookshelf: Spring 2016

Alumni Bookshelf: Spring 2016

Alan Scott ’55 Dearie Goes to the Opera and Dearie Goes to the Dentist America Star Books, 2015. The second in Scott’s Dearie series, Dearie Goes to the Opera is an introduction to opera alongside 10-year-old Dearie, as her parents prepare her to see The Barber of Seville at the Metropolitan Opera House in New

Wicked Weather: The Blizzard of ’66

Wicked Weather: The Blizzard of ’66

In January 1966, 10-year-old Jim Farfaglia ’77 was cele­brating his grandmother’s surprise 70th birthday party in Fulton, N.Y., when what would become known as the Blizzard of ’66 started blasting the region with snow and winds in excess of 60 miles per hour. Luckily, his family in their trusty ’58 Ford Fairlane arrived safely at their

Roker On Campus to Talk About The Storm of the Century

Roker On Campus to Talk About The Storm of the Century

Less than a year after he did live on-campus broadcasts of “Wake Up With Al” and NBC’s “Today” show, Al Roker ’76 returned to campus Sept. 25, making time for visits with students before an evening book reading and discussion of his latest writing project, The Storm of the Century. He made good use of

From the President’s Desk

From the President's Desk

As we welcome 2015, it is clear that SUNY Oswego has never been as strong as it is today. We provide exceptional opportunities for our students to realize their full potential and their individual destinies—they are immersed in hands-on, minds-on learning in the traditions first established by our founder Edward Austin Sheldon, with extraordinary faculty

ONE DAY: Countless Lives Transformed

WIth Passion and Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego

With Passion & Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego holds public launch on October 16, 2014 Every day, donors make a difference in the lives of SUNY Oswego students. Some gifts have a very tangible presence on campus—like a memorial bench in a scenic spot along Lake Ontario shores, a refurbished café for students to

Oswego Matters – Winter 2015

Executive Director Betsy Oberst

Oswego Pride. Thanksgiving. These two seemingly unrelated random thoughts are both on my mind as I write this issue’s column. Thanksgiving is a time when we celebrate family and the many blessings in our lives. I think often of how thankful I am for the privilege to work at SUNY Oswego, engaging members of our