Gift Supports International Education

John Christian '87 and scholarship

An alumnus who was the first in his family to have a passport and had his life changed by a study abroad experience through Oswego has made a generous gift to the college to pass on the opportunity of international experience to current and future students.

John Christian ’87, president and chief executive officer of CAPA International Education and CAPA have pledged nearly $200,000 over three years to foster international education at SUNY Oswego.

Class of 1987 Silver Anniversary

Class of 1986

Members of the Class of 1987 gathered for a silver anniversary reception with President Deborah F. Stanley during Reunion Weekend 2012 at Shady Shore. Celebrating the 25-year class anniversary are, first row, from left: Kimberly Morella, Kitty Sherlock Houghtaling, Francine Maltz Dorfman, Nancy Brown Corbin, Kimberly Cockayne Brooke, Karen Coney Coplin and President Deborah F. Stanley. Pictured second row, from left, are: Pilar Di Pietro, Laurie Harrison Kennen, Marcie Benjamin Brasier, Kristine Kuehnle, Suzanne Vernon Vienneau and Lisa Marceau Schnorr. Pictured third row, from left, are: Carol Jones Quirk, Jean Linnenbach Klein, Regina DeBottis Sheehan, Courtney Grace DeWitt, Liz Gocs and Stu Rothenberg. Pictured fourth row, from left, are: Henry N. Seymour, James D. Hewitt and Doug Steuerman. Pictured fifth row, from left, are: Andrew Wojnowski, David Smith, Keith Chamberlain, Wendy Cobrda and Dennis O’Toole.

Reunion Classes Set Giving Records

Jack James '62

Reunion 2012 was a record-setting one for reunion class giving. All milestone reunion classes broke records and exceeded their goals, with the total amount from all reunion classes reaching $385,366.21.

‘Go be great,’ Levy tells seniors

Steve Levy at Torchlight 2011

As an ESPN anchor, Steve Levy ’87 is used to getting some of the hottest

tickets around — Super Bowls, World Series, you name it. But he showed seniors at the annual Commencement Eve Dinner his “golden ticket” — saved for three decades — a letter dated March 2, 1983, confirming his admission into SUNY Oswego.