We build relationships

Located in the heart of downtown Oswego, OBCR offers diversified programs designed to enrich our campus and community by fostering civic engagement and economic development.


Our Programs and Services

lifelong learning

Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning is a multiple 4-day program for adults ages 50+ to pursue exciting educational and social experiences on campus.

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small business

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a team of professional counselors who can assist you with all aspects of small business ownership.

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workforce development

Workforce Development Board (WDB)

Workforce Development Board (WDB) is a non-profit workforce grant-making organization that oversees employment-related programs.

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workforce development

Leadership Oswego County (LOC)

Leadership Oswego County prepares a select group of county residents to become the community stewards of the future

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Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

RSVP encourages and fosters the development and maintenance of volunteer opportunities for Americans aged 55 & over.

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otda rfq

OTDA Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is an online system that posts bidding opportunities to pre-qualified consultants on behalf of NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA).

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professional development

Professional Development

OBCR provides professional development training to employees of businesses & other organizations of all sizes.

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Our Staff

Chad Whelsky
Associate Director, OBCR
Office Assistant
Chena Tucker
Director, OBCR
Executive Director, WDB
Daisy Ruiz
Assistant Director of Business Relations
Erin Dorsey
Project Support Specialist
RSVP Director
John R. Halleron
Senior Business Advisor
Pranay Chapagain
Web Application Developer/Analyst
Tracie Wallace
Program Coordinator

Contact Us

Office of Community Relations

34 East Bridge Street
Oswego, NY 13126

Phone: 315.312.3492
Fax: 315.312.3374
Email: obcr@oswego.edu

Hours: 8 am - 4 pm, Mon - Fri

Business Resource Center

121 East First Street
Oswego, NY 13126

Phone: 315.312.3493
Fax: 315.312.3374
Email: obcr@oswego.edu

Hours: 8 am - 4 pm, Mon - Fri