‘Game of Thrones’ Co-creator Speaks on Campus

‘Game of Thrones’ Co-creator Speaks on Campus

DAVID BENIOFF, author of the 2012-13 Oswego Reading Initiative selection “City of Thieves” and co-creator of “Game of Thrones,” made a public appearance April 24 in SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena. He also met in the afternoon for a Q & A with students in the Creative Writing and English majors. Benioff wrote “City of

Romney Project Boosts Athletes’ Readiness

Golden Romney Field House

Golden Romney Field House reopened to limited spring practices as work wrapped up on a $2 million project to breathe new athletic life into the college’s former ice hockey home. “It’s a transformation,” said Nicholas Lyons, vice president for administration and finance. Men’s and women’s spring sports teams—from lacrosse to track and field, from baseball

Former Coach Returns as Director of Athletics

Sue Viscomi

Susan Viscomi is Oswego State director of athletics effective June 1. She comes with more than 30 years of intercollegiate athletics experience as a coach, associate athletic director and, most recently, as athletic director at Hilbert College in Hamburg, New York. “I share Oswego’s vision for excellence and believe it’s important to develop student-athletes who

Winter 2013 Sports Round-Up

Hayden Ward ’13 posts up a defender

Men’s Basketball The Laker men’s basketball team registered wins over NCAA Sweet 16 participants, Morrisville and Ithaca, en route to posting an overall record of 19-8 and a conference record of 11-7 under second-year head coach Jason Leone. Oswego State earned the fourth seed in the SUNYAC Championship, where it defeated Brockport on its home

Cheer Your Team On Again at the Oswego Hall of Fame

Cheer Your Team On Again at the Oswego Hall of Fame

Athletic Hall of Fame Indiction Luncheon Saturday, Nov. 2, 12:30 p.m.   Congratulations to the 2013 Inductees: Robert Brutsch ’71 – Baseball Brian McGann ’70 – Wrestling Anne Sarkissian DeRue ’04 – Swimming Kathryne “Kat” Stead ’05 – Women’s Soccer and Lacrosse   For information and to register, please go to: alumni.oswego.edu/halloffame  

Towel and Tissue Titan: George Wurtz III ’78

Towel and Tissue Titan: George Wurtz III ’78

A shrewd investment in his industrial arts education has paid hefty dividends in his manufacturing career. Just to be clear: George Wurtz III ’78, president and CEO of Soundview Paper Co. LLC, fully intended to teach industrial arts after graduating from Oswego. Hardwired with his grandfather’s love of woodworking and machinery, Wurtz had graduated from

‘Temple of Learning’ Restoration Commemorates Sheldon Hall Centennial

‘Temple of Learning’ Restoration Commemorates Sheldon Hall Centennial

Approached at dusk, it’s a breathtaking sight—SUNY Oswego’s landmark building bathed in a splendid luster. The cupola is suffused with a stunning glow, taking its place among the stars far above the campus and city. The Normal Building. Old Main. Sheldon Hall. Whatever name alumni remember it by, Oswego’s signature structure marks a 100-year milestone

Oswego’s Endowment: The Art and Science of Success

Oswego's Endowment

On one hand, the story of SUNY Oswego’s endowment is one of numbers—how the gifts made from generous donors to the Oswego College Foundation have been wisely managed to support the institution. On the other hand, it is a story of people—how alumni, faculty and friends give generously; how the Foundation Board members, stewards of

Endowment 101

Oswego Endowment 101

By definition, an endowment is when a donor makes a gift with the understanding that the college will never spend the original gift, just a portion of the investment earnings. The gift exists in perpetuity — that is, forever — and benefits all generations of SUNY Oswego students and the college’s programs. Most often, we