Growing up in Haiti, Abner JeanPierre ’90 was among a generation of Haitian children deprived of adequate access to education—an obstacle that shaped his future. “I am passionate about giving children living in poverty a better tomorrow,” JeanPierre said. “Being from Haiti, I learned at an early age the tremendous power that government holds, and
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
Empire State Development has approved SUNY Oswego’s Start-Up NY campus plan. The college can now begin reviewing applications from businesses interested in partnering with the college in the Start-Up NY initiative. “Advancing our academic mission while creating jobs for our region is an exciting opportunity for our college, which is already an economic anchor in
SUNY Oswego won a nationally competitive “First in the World” grant of $2.8 million to lead an innovative program to spur degree completion rates among underrepresented transfer students. Teaming with On Point for College and Mohawk Valley and Onondaga community colleges, Oswego’s four-year grant was one of 24 awards announced under the U.S. Department of
The college will work toward a new master’s program in biomedical and health informatics in computer science and continue to advance its engineering programs with the help of two SUNY High Needs Grants. Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced awards for SUNY’s workforce development programs at 37 colleges and universities, including $85,800 toward Oswego’s planned interdisciplinary
Oswego students Earl Bellinger ’12 and Janet Buckner ’12 eagerly tell how their summer 2010 work at the college’s global laboratories in Brazil studying the stars and surveying wildlife has opened opportunities for them as future scientists.
As they prepared to return this summer, they had a chance to share their stories with representatives of the international partnership that is supporting a Brazilian research experience for them and 13 other SUNY students this year and another 15 next year.
Thinking outside the box helped David Troilo ’80 create an interdisciplinary major that combined his interest in psychology with animal behavior and neuroscience. The freedom Oswego gave him to create his own course of study allowed him to go on to graduate study and a successful career in developmental visual neuroscience.