Alumni Association Welcomes Class of 2014 During Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony

Constance Schwartz ’90

Constance Schwartz ’90, a partner at SMAC Entertainment, delivered the keynote address to the nearly 600 graduates, family and friends who attended the Oswego Alumni Association’s annual Torchlight Eve Commencement Dinner in the Convocation Arena on May 16. The talent manager and alumna of Oswego’s marketing program charged the Class of 2014 attendees to approach

PHOTO: Two International Students Chosen as 2014 Outstanding Seniors

Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony

On behalf of the Oswego Alumni Association, Shaunna Arnold-Plank M’04 (center), associate director of parent and alumni relations, presented the 2014 Outstanding Senior Awards to biology major Larissa Assam ’14 from the Republic of Cameroon (left) and business administration major Hanh Huynh ’14 from Vietnam. The graduates were selected on their academic achievements and their

Commencement 2014: Three Separate Ceremonies, Three Prestigious Alumni Speakers

Commencement 2014: Three Separate Ceremonies, Three Prestigious Alumni Speakers

Accomplished SUNY Oswego alumnus Mark Baum ’81, senior vice president of industry relations and chief collaboration officer for the Food Marketing Institute, addressed graduates of the School of Business and the School of Communication, Media and the Arts (remarks here) during one of three Commencement ceremonies held on May 17. Peter Bocko ’75, chief technology

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction: Register Today

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction: Register Today

Cheer your team on again at the Oswego Hall of Fame Join us on November 8 as we recognize the contributions of the following former student-athletes who will be inducted in the Class of 2014 Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame: Mark Levine ’85 — Baseball Nancy Lobb ’83 — Women’s Basketball and Softball Sean McLaughlin ’00 —

Bruce Coville ’73 Addresses Full House as Keynote Speaker for Quest 2014

Author Bruce Coville ’73 talks with Kaela Schimpf ’14 while signing her book near the Campus Center Auditorium.

Every seat was filled in the SUNY Oswego Campus Center auditorium April 9, when Bruce Coville ’73, keynote speaker for the 34th Quest symposium, shared wisdom garnered from his life as a writer of fantasy and science fiction stories for children and young adults. Many in the audience had read Coville’s books—sometimes as part of

PwC Chairman Bob Moritz ’85 Shares Insights About Global Trends and Employee Success

Bob Moritz ’85 tours WRVO with Catherine Loper, the station’s director of regional news content.

Bob Moritz ’85, U.S. chairman and senior partner of the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), shared five major global trends and the four primary qualities future employees will need to succeed during his on-campus lecture last spring. Speaking to a full Campus Center auditorium and online viewers who tuned in to the live webcast, Moritz outlined what

Dozens of Alumni Return to Campus this Semester Through AIR Program

Rebecca Oliver ’07

Rebecca Oliver ’07 advised members of Alpha Sigma Eta, Oswego’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English honors club, to “never entertain the thought of failure.” An editor for Seeking Alpha Inc., an online financial news organization, Oliver, who majored in creative writing and minored in journalism, said her Oswego experiences, including work in publicity

Success in the City Events Enable Alumni to Brush Up Personal Brand

Syracuse Success In The City

This spring, the Oswego Alumni Association hosted Success in the City events in Syracuse, Rochester and New York City. At left, Sarah Peschel Testa ’86 of Manlius, N.Y., (standing) speaks with fellow alumni at the April event at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse. Each professional networking event featured alumni established in their careers

Emmy-Winning Journalist and Television Host Charlie Rose to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Charlie Rose, of “CBS This Morning” and “Charlie Rose Show” on PBS

Media icon Charlie Rose of “CBS This Morning” and the “Charlie Rose” show on PBS will be awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters degree by the State University of New York on Thursday, Oct. 16, in conjunction with the 10th Dr. Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit at SUNY Oswego. Rose is a world-renowned journalist

Jenal Joins the College Foundation Board

Matt Jenal ’78

Matt Jenal ’78 began a three-year term on the Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors on July 1. Jenal is principal at MAJ Finance, a consulting and directorship for alternative investments, with specializations in the financial, operational and compliance areas. In 2010, he retired as senior advisor and director of Cadogan Management, where he was