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
Because residence life meant so much to her, an alumna has established the Alice Nykaza ’65 Endowed Scholarship that will provide a scholarship, preferably for an Oswego County student who lives on campus. Alice Ericksen Nykaza ’65 says a significant portion of her education took place among other students in the “dorms” and snack bar.
AT CURTAIN: GEORGE DUMMITT ’69 is sitting on the hood of a cream-colored American Motors Gremlin on the set of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Broadway’s Belasco Theatre in New York City. He is wearing a Local One union T-shirt, blue jeans, work boots. A quick-link hangs from his belt and holds his keys.
In the technical world of stagecraft, where specialists give substance to the designer’s vision, artistic traditions meet and mingle with practical skills. While the audience perceives enchantment, Abby Rodd ’96, production manager since 2008 of Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y., sees reality: 2,000 pounds of pig iron to counterbalance scenery; solidly constructed sets that won’t
Never sure where life would take him, Frank Semmens ’64 M’68 found direction through travel and education. Now, he is celebrating 25 years of successful business with Translation Services International in Naples, Fla., which helps companies translate their documents into more than 30 languages. An Oswego native, Semmens says his first immersion in another language
We celebrate and share the success of Oswego alumni authors, illustrators and recording artists, who may ask their publisher/distributor to send a copy of the work to the Oswego alumni office to be considered for this column and our website, where cover photos of all works in this column will be displayed. Lee R. Clendenning
Maureen Flynn Kratz ’04 and Mark Kratz ’03 were married Oct. 19, 2013, at the Old Tappan Manor in Old Tappan, N.J. From left, front row, are Brian Duran ’04, Emma Duran, Taissha Gotay ’09, Luke Morse ’04, Mark Brescia ’03, Lindsey Heacock ’07, Andrea Donnelly Morgia ’03, Shannon Kenny Nowicky ’04, Brooke Craft Pimentel
In 25 years marked by “changes, challenges and celebrations,” Linda Syrell Tyrrell served three divisions at SUNY Oswego. Whether in Student Affairs, Academic Services or Administration, she was constant in her advocacy for students. Arriving in 1969 to a burgeoning campus, Tyrrell spent one year as residence hall director of Lonis-Moreland-Mackin before moving to Seneca,
Kara Hopkins Pederson ’07, M ’09 and Jason Pederson ’07 were married October 13, 2012 at Bay Shore Grove in Oswego. Pictured in the front row from the left are alumni Don Neels ’70, Bethany Zehr ’07 M’09, Erin Frederick ’07, M’09, Keely Duffany ’08, Katherine Ralston ’07, Diana Major ’08, Chris Hill ’09, and Keri Kissane ’09.