In an age where children are used to watching TV and movies and playing video games, math teacher Tom Vakkas ’98 subtracts the textbooks and worksheets and adds in videos and toys.
Oswego’s New mayor has witnessed the city through the decades as a native son, college student and professional. Now Tom Gillen ’72 is eager to help move it into a new age.
Most have lost limbs and some have lost hope, but all of them find freedom in the water.
Thousands of Oswego alumni trace their spiritual roots back to the late Rev. Robert E. Hall, longtime chaplain of the Newman Center and for whom the present-day center is named. But for the Rev. John F. Hogan Jr. ’80, the connections go even deeper.
When Paul ’65 and Chrystal Laird Cardinali ’64 vacation in Cape Cod each spring, they hope for nice weather. Of course, “nice” is a relative term.]
Capt. Shari Holtzclaw Kirshner ’76 was just looking for some help with graduate school tuition when she joined the military reserves. Some 33 years later, she retired from a career with the U.S. Navy Medical Service Corps.
Edna Johnson Littlewood ’51 was walking along the hallways of Sheldon Hall during Reunion in June and she saw a familiar face looking back at her — her own!
Chimpanzees are a lot like humans, sharing 98 percent of the same DNA and many personality traits. That fact was in evidence in a special multimedia presentation on campus in February by wife-and-husband photography and video team Kristin Mosher ’89 and Bill Wallauer.
It was the ride of a lifetime, when Maria LaMotta Fay ’61 and her cousin Ann Varsalona set out on an 8,900-mile road trip across America and back. Last summer, they drove from Maria’s home in Pompano Beach, Fla., across the southern United States to Los Angeles, up the Pacific Coast Highway to San Francisco and back to the East Coast via a northern route.