According to a 2013 study by the University of Southern California, Los Angeles has “shifted from a place of transplants to a home where the majority are native Californians.” Yet, there is a common aphorism in LA that “you’ll never meet a native Angeleno.” This is because many residents of LA, or Angelenos, have a story
Part of SUNY Oswego alumni’s bragging rights resides in having conquered the (sometimes) inclement weather, particularly the snowy, cold winters, on campus. But the dramatic weather and lakefront campus also make the college the perfect place for students to learn in a world-class meteorology program. Plus, nothing brings a campus together like being snowed in
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
After Michael Kanick ’02 graduated with history and political science degrees from SUNY Oswego, the Binghamton, N.Y., native made some connections through his Oswego network to launch a successful career as a digital strategist in Washington, D.C. “Not only did the school provide me with a world-class education, but I also met some amazing people—both
The best way to learn responsible financial management is by actually spending and investing your own money. Husband and wife, Christopher Tuohy ’81 and Doreen Mochrie ’85, have established a fund with a $100,000 gift to the Student Investment Club so its members can do just that. “We hope that the fund gives Oswego students real-life
Jill Tietjen, chief executive officer of the National Women’s Hall of Fame, author and electrical engineer, spoke to a standing-room only crowd on Sept. 10 about scientific and technical women, whom she featured in her bestselling and award-winning book, Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America. Her visit was part of the
The Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation, shown with the demonstration wind turbine in foreground and solar panel array on the roof, achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification, according to Cannon Design, following the final construction review by the U.S. Green Building Council. Photo by Jim Russell ’83.
Patti Tifft, secretary in economics and political science, tries out one of the new ChargePoint electric-vehicle charging stations on her 2015 Tesla S70D. The Shineman Center south parking lot’s three stations, which have the capacity to fuel up to six cars simultaneously, are among the first in Oswego County.