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March 2017

 Oswego Alumni E-Newsletter


Alumni Panel Offers Insights to Success; Dinner Includes Call for Scholarship Support
Learning, networking and creating lasting impressions are critical components of achieving and maintaining success, according to five alumni panelists who came back to talk to students during SUNY Oswego’s Young, Gifted and Black Summit on Feb. 25.

College Makes Rokerthon Pitch: ‘Come Home, Al!’
With news that this year’s Rokerthon will see America’s favorite weatherman Al Roker '76 broadcast forecasts on NBC’s Today show from college campuses across the nation, his alma mater sprang into action. An effort spearheaded by student television station WTOP-10 and its general manager Justin Dobrow '17 made a simple yet powerful request: “Come home, Al!”

Fighting Fake News: Panel Discussion Brings Current Issue to SUNY Oswego
On Feb. 15, students, faculty, alumni and community members joined together with an expert panel to discuss the current issue of “fake news.”

A Lot of Love From Students on Love-a-Donor Day
Love-a-Donor Day, which coincided with Valentine’s Day, saw a lot of love and appreciation from students as they celebrated the many ways donors impact the college and the opportunities they receive.

Celebrity's Dress Given to Alumna Following Twitter Compliment
Imagine receiving an item of clothing in the mail worn by your favorite celebrity. Through the power of social media, this was the case for recent graduate Rebecca Howe '16.

Schnorr Family Acknowledges Ties to Oswego through New Scholarship
The Schnorr Family Scholarship recognizes students in the School of Business who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement by maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.4 and student leadership in the school or across the college community.

'The Oswegonian' Offers Digital Newsletter, Expands Readership
Alumni are encouraged to sign up for the weekly newsletter from the student-run SUNY Oswego newspaper, The Oswegonian.


This month's question:
March means warmer weather and longer days! How did you spend warm days during the spring season on the SUNY Oswego campus?

Last month's question: Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching! Sports fans will be cheering for their favorite team. Who will you be rooting for?

    • Atlanta Falcons! #RiseUp; 38%
    • New England Patriots! #Patriots; 27%
    • Bring on the halftime show! 4%
    • I can’t wait to see the new commercials--puppies and Clydesdales, baby! 13%
    • I’m just there for the pizza. 7%
    • Super Bowl? What’s that? 11%


Athletics News

Men's Hockey Advances to SUNYAC Final to Face Plattsburgh
The top-seeded and nationally second-ranked Oswego State men's ice hockey team posted a convincing 6-2 victory over fourth-seeded and national-No. 13/14 Buffalo State in the SUNYAC Championship semifinal on Feb. 25 in the Marano Campus Center Arena. With the win, Oswego advances to the title game at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, March 4), and will host No. 2 archrival Plattsburgh – who defeated No. 3 Geneseo 5-2 on Feb. 25.

Oswego Wins Third SUNYAC Title in Past Six Years
The top-seeded Oswego State men's basketball team used a hot first half and gritty second to outlast No. 3 Oneonta 75-70 for the 2017 SUNYAC Championship title in Max Ziel Gymnasium on Feb. 25. It is the Lakers' third conference tournament title in the past six years and it earns Oswego its third-consecutive NCAA Championship berth.

Upcoming Home Athletics Schedule

March 3 Men's Lacrosse vs. SUNY Poly, 4 p.m.
March 7 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Clarkson, 4 p.m.
March 8 Men's Lacrosse vs. Ithaca, 4 p.m.
March 9 Women's Lacrosse vs. Sage, 4 p.m.
March 11 Baseball vs. Montclair State, 9 a.m., noon
March 11 Men's Lacrosse vs. Morrisville, 1 p.m.
March 22 Men's Tennis vs. Hartwick, 4 p.m.
March 22 Men's Lacrosse vs. Alfred, 4 p.m.
March 28 Softball vs. Houghton, 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
March 31 Softball vs. Buffalo State, 3 p.m, 5:30 p.m.
April 5 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Potsdam, 4 p.m.


Weather summary in Oswego for February 2017:

High temperature: 66 F (2/24 and 2/25)
Low temperature:  14 F (2/9)
Average temperature: 33 F
Precipitation: 3.09 inches
Snow: 33.5 inches

Source: Accuweather.com

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