Oswego’s Promise Fulfilled

Oswego’s Promise Fulfilled

A moment of transformation in the life of Natalie (Linda) Richman Winters ’59, Ed.D., occurred on the campus of SUNY Oswego. “I had a learning disability, in a time when no one knew what a learning disability was,” Winters said. “As a result, I was average-to- low in performance in academics in high school. I had decided

Defending Victims of Crime in New York City

Defending Victims of Crime in New York City

High-profile court cases involving domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse, and police misconduct have been part of the fabric of a career for Julie Schwartz ’85. From 2005 to 2014, Schwartz served as the deputy commissioner for the New York City Police Department’s Advocate Office. After earning a juris doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, she

Hockey Alumnus Goes from Canada to California to Teach Quantum Physics

Hockey Alumnus Goes from Canada to  California to Teach Quantum Physics

Despite earning a bachelor’s degree in physics and applied mathematics, Justin Perron ’05 came to SUNY Oswego for a different reason entirely. “I was recruited by Coach [George] Roll to play hockey,” Perron said. A native of Dundas, Ontario, Canada, Perron was playing hockey for the Burlington Cougars when he met then head men’s ice

GOLD Profile: Alumnus Adapts Advertising to Digital Age

GOLD Profile: Alumnus Adapts Advertising to Digital Age

Jeff Knauss ’07, co-founder of The Digital Hyve, a full service digital marketing agency based in Syracuse, N.Y., always knew he wanted to work in advertising. “I wasn’t like most people,” said Knauss, a former member of the Oswego Alumni Association GOLD Leadership Council. “I wasn’t annoyed by commercials. I always thought it was interesting how

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