Jumping In

Jumping In

Rebecca Howe ’16 Public Relations Student Programs Beneficiary, Merit Scholarship Recipient, OSWEGO Alumni Magazine/OAA Intern Fueling the flame: Unrestricted Gifts, The Fund for Oswego “I knew the moment I stepped onto the Oswego campus that my life was going to change. I was ready to join clubs, meet new people, experience what Oswego offers and

AIR Program Continues to Give Fresh Perspective to Students

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In the past five years, the number of alumni visits to campus through the Oswego Alumni Association’s signature Alumni-In-Residence program has grown exponentially from 34 in 2011-12 to 164 in 2015-16. And so far this fall semester is outpacing the numbers from last year. “I attribute the growth of the Alumni-In-Residence program to more students,

IT Executive Encourages Innovation, Creativity in Technology

IT Executive Encourages Innovation, Creativity in Technology

Mike Gioja ’79 had a grandfather who told him to “walk in the shoes of others” in order to gain an understanding of their lives. “Perspective is so important,” Gioja said. “Becoming a leader is heavily affected by the understanding you gain from others and from having worked in a variety of positions.” As you

Alumni-In-Residence: Michael Climek ’05

Alumni-In-Residence: Michael Climek ’05

Michael Climek ’05, the operations manager of Public Policy Research Lab at Louisiana State University, talked to Professor Leigh Wilson’s Introductory Fiction Writing class Sept. 28. His visit was part of the Oswego Alumni Association Alumni-In-Residence program, supported by The Fund for Oswego.

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

Alumnae Share Career Advice at ‘Pizza with Professionals’

Sandy Woodman ‘03 and Nicole Andersen ‘05 share career advice with current students during Pizza with Professionals in September in King Alumni Hall.

Sandy Woodman ’03 and Nicole Andersen ’05 shared their journey from undergraduate life to their current corporate level careers at Enterprise with students during Pizza with Professionals in September in King Alumni Hall. Pizza with Professionals gives students the opportunity to sit down with successful alumni and discuss what it’s like to enter the career world.

Former Campus Leader Establishes Scholarship

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Timothy Barnhart ’02 says he always believed in the power of student involvement and in giving back. A loyal Oswego volunteer, he is a seven-year member of the Oswego Alumni Association Board of Directors, a former member of the GOLD Leadership Council, active in the Alumni-In-Residence program and the Alumni Sharing Knowledge program and a

School of Business Symposium

School of Business Symposium

Through the Alumni-In-Residence (AIR) program, nine successful alumni returned to campus for a two-day School of Business Symposium Oct. 10-11. In classes, speakers addressed such topics as college activities, networking, landing the first job, excelling in an organization, job search strategies and current issues in the business world. Students received additional mentoring, resume critiques and

Alumni Stars Shine at Communications Studies Reunion

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More than 130 students, alumni and faculty gathered Oct. 5, 2013, for networking and sharing during the SUNY Oswego Communications Studies alumni gathering, with Bill Shine ’85 as featured dinner speaker. The daylong event included a tour of the communications facilities, including Campus Center studios and Lanigan Hall, and an interactive alumni panel moderated by Louis A. Borrelli

Program Eases Transition from ‘Backpack to Briefcase’

Program Eases Transition from ‘Backpack to Briefcase’

A program sponsored by the Oswego Alumni Association and Career Services Office helps students make the sometimes intimidating transition from college to career. Recruiters, local experts, and Oswego alumni presented workshops to help more than 100 students forge a pathway to success. Keynote speaker Kevin Sutherland ’05, a member of the Graduates Of the Last Decade Leadership