SUNY Oswego has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, one of only two SUNY campuses to achieve the national designation this year. It is the third consecutive year the Corporation for National and Community Service has accorded the “with Distinction” title to Oswego, though the college has
Numbers mean a lot to Patti Fennessy Novy ’89. She has 0 tolerance for breast cancer, which claimed the life of 1 sister-in-law and struck 3 close friends. She would do anything so her 2 daughters don’t have to face the disease.
But the numbers she is proudest of add up to one huge accomplishment — 320 miles walked by Patti and 500 miles by Noreen Moloney ’90 and more than $500,000 raised for breast cancer research.
SUNY Oswego, named each time to the U.S. President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll since the list’s inception in 2006, has earned the designation “with Distinction” for the 2009-10 academic year. Oswego is one of only 114 colleges around the country to win the prestigious designation.
The honor roll recognizes higher education institutions for “exemplary community service” and “meaningful outcomes in their communities.”
Selected graduate students in agricultural and mathematics education now will have the opportunity to combine Peace Corps service and a master’s degree. The new partnership is part of the Peace Corps Master’s International program. It fits well with Oswego’s many global awareness initiatives, President Deborah F. Stanley said. Barbara Garii, associate dean of the School