The Smell of Success

The Smell of Success

Early in his career as a researcher at Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, Charles Wysocki ’73 worked on a project to explore the inability of some people to detect certain smells. Through his research, he and a colleague found that identical twins are essentially identical in their ability to smell androstenone, a chemical with

Beta Brothers Endow Scholarship, Earn Permanent Place on Campus

Beta Brothers Endow Scholarship, Earn Permanent Place on Campus

In 2015, a group of Beta Tau Epsilon brothers decided to establish an endowed scholarship at their alma mater. In doing so, they would support a current Greek student and—equally important—keep the name of their now disbanded fraternity alive on campus. To endow the scholarship, the group needed to raise $25,000, an ambitious goal for

Borden is born to run

Borden is born to run

You might say Miles B. Borden ’50 is on the right track. Some 63 years after setting Oswego State records for speed, Miles is still putting on miles. As a member of the Laker track team, Miles crossed the finish line in the record-breaking mile-long relay race at Cortland State in May 1949. The invitational track meet

No. 106 – Greek Life

Sig Gamma guys at Reunion 2010

Oswego is often billed as one big family — and you can’t have a family without brothers and sisters.

Greeks have been a part of student life at Oswego since the 1920s, when Ransom Libby and Max Ziel founded Psi Phi Gamma, Oswego’s first fraternity, and Clio was established as the college’s first sorority.