Office of Communications and Marketing

The Office of Communications and Marketing builds awareness among targeted audiences of how the college makes a difference for students and the larger community through education, research, and community service. It coordinates many of the college's internal and external communications, including the upper levels of the website, official college social media accounts, media relations, and the public events calendar, among others. Its communications materials have won awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Educational Digital Marketing, APEX, SUNY Council for University Advancement and other professional associations.

The Office of Communications and Marketing provides editorial and developmental oversight for the official website. You can schedule a CMS trainingview our Drupal guide or email Digital Services for a web-related issue.

Social media
We also maintain the college's official social media channels (including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram) and offer social media guidance for those interested in this arena of communication.

Events calendar
What's happening on campus? Check out the events calendar for everything or search for a specific event. You also can submit your own calendar items for consideration.

Our news site provide information about the accomplishments of faculty, staff and students, events on campus and academic programs. You can also submit news items for consideration.

Emergency information
Important information regarding emergency planning.

Find an expert
Our office assists members of the media in finding authoritative sources for background and commentary on current events or feature stories. Our faculty and staff offer expertise on topics from accounting to zoology and areas in between. To find a potential expert, email us at

Oswego Today and Campus Update

  • Oswego Today is a daily e-newsletter during the academic year covering people, events and happenings for the campus community. We welcome submissions for this community-building e-publication.
  • Campus Update is a monthly e-mail newsletter that all SUNY Oswego employees and students receive that offers popular features like photo galleries and our People in Action newsmakers section. Anyone may subscribe to Campus Update using this subscription link. You can also check out back editions of our popular Campus Update photo galleries.

The Design and Print Services logo download page provides electronic versions of the logo suitable for reproduction in print or for digital use. You can also check out the guidelines for approved use of the college logo.

Records access 
As part of the State University of New York, SUNY Oswego makes certain records available to the public in accordance with New York's Freedom of Information law. The Chief Communication Officer is currently the college's Records Access Officer under the Freedom of Information law.

Contact information

Wayne Westervelt, Chief Communication Officer
Phone: 315-312-3663

Office of Communications and Marketing
Room 210, Culkin Hall 
Oswego, NY 13126 
Fax: 315-312-2863 

Design and Print Services
Marybeth DeGroot, Director of Design and Print Services
Phone: 315-312-3130

Digital Services
Rick Buck, Director of Digital Services
Phone: 315-312-3658

Integrated Marketing and Content
Rose Throop, Director of Integrated Content and Marketing
Phone: 315-312-3657

News & Media
Tim Nekritz, Director of News and Media
Phone: 315-312-3688