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Educators Hope to Inspire Future Teachers at Oswego
Dr. Joseph A. Merenda ’50 M’54 and his wife, Marie, had been educators for many years, and they’re so passionate about education that they established a scholarship to help inspire future teachers from SUNY Oswego.

Alumna Stresses Importance of Hard Work, Learning Agility on Graduates’ Future Success
Stephanie Pianka ’87, the treasurer and vice president of financial operations at New York University, delivers they keynote address at the 2015 Honors Convocation, sponsored by Vega women's honor society.

Quest Puts Student Research on Display
Quest is an opportunity for students to display their hard work, but more importantly, it is an opportunity to explore, create and learn. The day-long symposium, dedicated to sharing the scholarly and creative pursuits of students, faculty and staff at SUNY Oswego, celebrated 35 years on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

SUNY Chancellor Awards Honor Five Oswego Students
Five SUNY Oswego students active in academics, leadership, community service, campus involvement, arts and career-long achievement will receive the 2015 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence—the highest student recognition through the statewide university system.

Quest Emphasizing Quality
The annual symposium of the best student work is evolving, but continuing 'to showcase excellence.'

Internships Lead 2014 Alumna to First Job with NY Islanders
Megan Lynch '14 returns to campus to share her career experiences with public relations students. 

Alumni Share Tips with Students at Future Oswego Leaders Conference
Students make connections that can lead to internships, jobs and future success. 

Alumnus Author to Speak About History of Black Opposition to Nuclear Bombs
Dr. Vincent J. Intondi M'03, author of “African Americans Against the Bomb," will discuss the story of 20th century black activists who fought for nuclear disarmament, often connecting the nuclear issue with the fight for racial equality and liberation movements around the world.

'Circle Mirror Transformation' Probes Games, Emotions
SUNY Oswego’s spring honors production, “Circle Mirror Transformation,” will key on emotions-exposing games within an acting class within the play, as it runs the last weekend in February and the first weekend in March in Hewitt Union’s lab theater.

Alumna Encourages Grads to Pursue Their Dream Job

The College Stores Place Priority on Textbook Prices
Dare to Compare is an initiative by The College Stores, run by the campus’ Auxiliary Services, that strives to provide affordable textbook prices and change the outlook of textbook prices on campus.

2014 Highlights from the Alumni & Parent Relations Office
As we look back at some of the highlights of 2014, we are grateful to have the continued support of President Deborah F. Stanley, the Oswego Alumni Association and the College Foundation boards, and the hundreds of volunteers and donors who have made all of these activities possible for your students. 

Tag Day Illustrates Donor Impact on Campus
As part of National Philanthropy Day, students in Oswego's Future Alumni Network (FANs) are "tagging" the campus on Nov. 14 to show the impact that alumni and friends have on students every day. 

Oswego Legacies: All in the Family
More than 100 students and their families attended the annual Alumni Legacy Reception on Oct. 24 at King Alumni Hall. Hosted by the Oswego Alumni Association, the reception brings together alumni who have current students attending their alma mater.

NYC Career Connections Gives Students a Glimpse of Life in the Big Apple
SUNY Oswego juniors and seniors who want to work in New York City are invited to register for NYC Career Connections, the annual networking event that brings together students with alumni. The daylong event is Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.

Father, Son Team Up to Support The Fund for Oswego
Chris Magill '15, student manager for the Telefund recruited his father, Tim, to chair the Parent Fund. Together, they are helping raise money for The Fund for Oswego, which provides college funding beyond tuition revenues.

The Lakers Athletics Challenge
If 400 current and former athletes or current and former coaches make a gift from now to Dec. 31, 2014, Dan Scaia ’68 will donate $25,000 to the Athletics Department. The men’s and women’s teams with the highest percentage of alumni participation will each receive $1,000 for their team! 

College's Tobacco Free 2015 Campaign Launches
President Deborah F. Stanley announced on Earth Day, April 22, that SUNY Oswego will become a smoke-free and tobacco-free college on Jan. 1.

Tylock Family Doubles its Oswego Connection
Like most sisters, Angela Tylock ’18, a freshman political science major, and Kathryn Tylock M ’15, a graduate student in chemistry, love to share their daily experiences with one another. But they don’t need to rely on cell phone, Skype or FaceTime; instead, they just get together for a meal on campus.

2014-2015 Scholarships Available NOW!
The application process for scholarships to be awarded for next year is now open! To see the full listing of scholarships and apply online, visit the scholarship website!

College Enhances Oswego Guarantee With 4-year Graduation Incentive
The pioneering Oswego Guarantee now promises students who graduate in four years a $300 return on their investment, President Deborah F. Stanley announced.

A Message from President Deborah F. Stanley

Distinctive Service Honor
SUNY Oswego has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, one of only two SUNY campuses to achieve this national designation this year.

Alumni Share Insights at Leadership Conference
Students gained insight from Oswego alumni during the third annual Future Oswego Leaders Conference, or FOLC, which took place on campus March 8 and 9. This event, organized by Omicron Delta Kappa and co-sponsored by the Oswego Alumni Association, provided students the opportunity to network with alumni professionals and learn from their experiences.

Program Eases Transition from ‘Backpack to Briefcase’
A program sponsored by the Oswego Alumni Association and Career Services Office helps students make the sometimes intimidating transition from Oswego to the so called ‘real-world’ following graduation.

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