College Welcomes Most Culturally Diverse Class, Campus in History

College Welcomes Most Culturally Diverse Class, Campus in History

This fall, the college welcomed to cam­pus more than 2,100 new first-year and transfer students, and the college is celebrating its most culturally diverse (defined as students who self-identify as Hispanic, Asian, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander or in more than one category) student body in the college’s history: 25.8% of the total undergraduate and

‘Ladies Who Lead’ Offers Tales of Perserverance

'Ladies Who Lead' Offers Tales of Perserverance

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley headlined a “Ladies Who Lead” panel discussion at the college on June 28, sharing personal tales of perseverance to motivate other women to mine their potential and seek leadership roles. State Sen. Patty Ritchie and the Upstate Women’s Leadership Council sponsored the evening.

President’s Desk

President's Desk

In 2016, we are filled with pride, making history on many fronts. In June, we completed With Passion & Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego, raising more than $43 million and surpassing our most ambitious goal in college history by $3.48 million. This is the largest completed campaign among all SUNY comprehensive colleges, and the

Above and Beyond!

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Above and Beyond! $43,483,781 About the Campaign In 2011, SUNY Oswego embarked on a historic journey to raise $40 million, the largest fundraising initiative by any SUNY comprehensive college. Under the leadership of President Deborah F. Stanley and inspired by the college’s Tomorrow strategic plan, the campaign engaged the entire Oswego family. The Oswego College

Howard Gordon ’74 M’78 Receives Lifetime Award of Merit from the OAA

Howard Gordon '74 M'78 Receives Lifetime Award of Merit from the OAA

Since arriving on campus as a freshman in the fall of 1970, Howard Gordon ’74 M’78 has connected people from all walks of life, from all backgrounds. He is perhaps one of the most visible, most recognizable people on the SUNY Oswego campus, and has been for nearly 50 years. A two-time alumnus of Oswego

Navigating the Waterfront to the North of Campus: the View Beneath the Surface

Navigating the Waterfront to the North of Campus: the View Beneath the Surface

Mathematics Professor Pat Halpin parks behind Penfield Library and makes his way to shore with his SCUBA gear. “The water off the college is relatively shallow from a diver’s perspective,” Halpin said. “I once dove with a student to see how far out we could go on a single tank of air. We swam north

Navigating the Waterfront to the East of Campus: Blinking Beacons for Students; Commerce to Keep the Community Vibrant

Navigating the Waterfront to the East of Campus: Blinking Beacons for Students; Commerce to Keep the Community Vibrant

Two giant chimneys on the shore of Lake Ontario at the northeast edge of campus have long served as a guide for SUNY Oswego students navigating by land toward their lakeshore campus, as have four smaller ones, which have through the years been referred to by alumni as “Huey, Dewey, and Louie” with the last

Two Graduates Receive 2016 OAA Outstanding Senior Award

Two Graduates Receive 2016 OAA Outstanding Senior Award

The SUNY Oswego Alumni Association selected Eric M. Flagg ’16 and Darlene Le ’16 as winners of the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award. They were recognized during the Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony on May 13 in the Marano Campus Center. The two graduating seniors were sel­ec­ted from approximately 40 exceptional nom­inees for their academic

President’s Desk

President's Desk

With Passion and Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego captured the heart and soul of our college community, exceeding all expectations by raising $43.48 million—well past our $40 million goal, which was the largest campaign among all SUNY comprehensive colleges. The remarkable success and impact of With Passion and Purpose will be featured in our next issue of the magazine, but I want to thank each of our 16,000-plus alumni

College President Elected Chair-Elect of AASCU Board

College President Elected Chair-Elect of AASCU Board

SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley was elected chair-elect of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ board of directors during the association’s annual meeting. She will serve as chair in 2017, succeeding Stephen M. Jordan, president of Metropolitan State University of Denver who became chair in fall 2015. Stanley recently completed a three-year