From the President’s Desk: Fall/Winter 2015

From the President's Desk: Fall/Winter 2015

Looking out on the late autumn Oswego campus landscape and reflecting back on 2015, I can still feel the electricity and enthusiasm that filled Pearl’s Sunset Strip in West Hollywood during an Oswego alumni event last February. The room literally buzzed from the dozens of Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) and other alumni networking,

New Lakers Turf Stadium Officially Opens

New Lakers Turf Stadium Officially Opens

With a flip of a ceremonial coin, a new chapter for Lakers athletics began Sept. 1 as the new Lakers Turf Stadium was officially opened for play. Dan Scaia ’68, a member of the 1966 Championship Lakers men’s soccer team, did the ceremonial coin toss following the remarks of Sue Viscomi, Lakers athletics director, and College

School of Education Praised in Accreditation Renewal

During the NCATE visit, the review team members had the opportunity to meet and talk with the School of Education’s many community partners and collaborators at the School Partnership Showcase. Here, Linda Griffin (left), chair of the NCATE review team, hears from two partners from area schools, Phoenix School District Superintendent Judy Belfield M’88 CAS’00 (center) and Robyn Proud ’87 M’98 CAS’11 (speaking), vice principal of Oswego Middle School.

The National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education has granted continued accreditation to Oswego’s School of Education for the next seven years. The accreditation board did not cite any areas of concern or areas for improvement. The school met all six standards for both initial and advanced teacher preparation at undergraduate and graduate levels.

From the President’s Desk

President Deborah F. Stanley

Our mission as an institution of higher education is to light the path to wisdom and empower our students to pursue meaningful lives as productive, responsible citizens. A fundamental part of our success lies in finding a balanced approach to living, in which we nurture the body, mind and spirit. We hope to educate well-rounded

SRC Scientists Gain ‘Business Acumen’ through Customized Oswego MBA

On-site coursework—Ding Zhang, professor of marketing and management at SUNY Oswego, teaches a course in operations management as part of a customized MBA program at SRC Inc., a North Syracuse-based research and development company.

SUNY Oswego has teamed with SRC Inc. to deliver a customized MBA degree program to employees of the research and development company at its North Syracuse offices. More than 30 SRC employees began taking classes toward the master of business administration at SRC, from pre-MBA foundational courses to electives and core classes. “Recent enhancements to

From the President’s Desk

From the President's Desk

FROM THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS to the bright lights of Broadway, from the pages of major magazines to the studios of ESPN and NBC, and from the art galleries of New York to the concert halls of major cities, graduates of Oswego’s School of Communication, Media and the Arts (SCMA) are making a name for themselves…and their

From the President’s Desk

President Deborah F. Stanley portrait

Fifty years ago, our college had newly graduated from teachers college to comprehensive college of arts and sciences; we had just opened our new science building, Piez Hall; and President Foster Brown had recruited a young chemistry professor from Purdue University — Dr. Richard Shineman — to help expand Oswego’s science programs. Now, at another exciting time of growth and innovation for the sciences on our campus, the Shineman name is once again at the forefront.

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.

Class of 1962 Golden Anniversary

Oswego Class of 1962

Members of the Class of 1962 gathered for a golden anniversary reception with President Deborah F. Stanley during Reunion Weekend 2012 in the Sheldon Hall Lower Lobby. Celebrating the 50-year anniversary were, first row, from left: James Anderson, James Balducci, David Bates, A. David Bird, Donald Blauvelt, Monica Boivin Carroway, Frank Cleary, Patricia Crosson Cleary, Patricia McCarthy Coughlin, Mary Reilly Crabbs, Lester Crowell, Janice Bartow Curro, Marilyn Fragetta Daluisio, Peter Dankelman, Gail Freeman Dembin and Lawrence Fagen. Pictured second row, from left, are: Mark Montoney, Jean Moser McKay, Christopher Maniscalco, Marguerite Boyle Lowenthal, Eleanor Koch Link, Diana Schoff Lawlor, Roberta Bonacci Lang, George Ladd, Donald Kline, Jack James, Anne Petrak Horner, Martin Holland, Anne Dunn Herb, Edward Heinrich, Ronald Harrison, Edwina Foster and Phyllis Maguire Fanizzi. Pictured third row, from left, are: Colette Chapman Ozarowski, Marie D’Amore Petrelli, Michael Picciano, Lois Glick Reiter, Kathleen Haggerty Ross, Arleen Statnikoff Rudoy, Clayton Sauberan, Nancy Tuma Sauberan, Frederick Scharf, Rosemary Bushneck Shanahan, Michael Shramek, James Stahlman, Joanne Clark Szalay, Robert Thole, Marjorie Pfluke Trudeau, Donna Fry True, Peter Vignogna and Beverly Brown Wilkins, Robert Thole, Marjorie Pfluke Trudeau, Donna Fry True, Peter Vignogna and Beverly Brown Wilkins.