Police Chiefs Reunite to Recognize Former Top Cop

25 years of leadership—SUNY Oswego’s four University Police chiefs stand in order of when they served (from left): Tom Ryan ’74 M’99, 1989 to 2002; Larry Jerrett ’87, 2002 to 2006; Cynthia Adam M’09, 2006 to 2012; and current Chief John Rossi.

SUNY Oswego honored former University Police Chief Tom Ryan ’74 M’99 recently by dedicating the police communications center in honor of him and his wife, Lynda Ryan ’86. The Ryans, both Oswego alumni, are generous supporters of The Fund for Oswego. Tom Ryan’s legacy carries on in the officers who succeeded him since he retired

Long-Reaching Effects of a Close College Community

Doug Purdy

Life as Doug Purdy ’85 M ’86 knows it has flourished from his roots in the SUNY Oswego Technology Education Program, where he did his first teaching as a graduate student. An innovative robotics, computer and technology education teacher at Queensbury Middle School since 1986, he credits his success to his college mentors. At Oswego,