Whether through an Oswego Alumni Association Alumni-In-Residence presentation, an Alumni Sharing Knowledge mentorship or events like New York City Career Connections, alumni connections mean opportunities for current students.
“Do something you love. Work with people you like. Cherish your degree. Manage your career,” was the advice Michael Durney ’83 had for the 2011 class of Beta Gamma Sigma inductees gathered at the Sheldon Ballroom May 6.
Discovery Communications executive and April 15 Honors Convocation keynote speaker Jocelyn Sokolski Egan ’84 reminded more than 100 of SUNY Oswego’s top scholars of their potential and urged them to follow their respective roads to success, bumpy though they may be.
Refining and growing a tolerance for the unknown and never giving up were just two of the many tips W. R. Grace CEO Fred Festa ’81 imparted to students assembled for the first Future Oswego Leaders Conference April 8 and 9 on campus.
The term “video game” might conjure up images of space invaders, barrel-flinging apes or a pair of super brothers: kids’ stuff.
Differentiate yourself, take more risks, and remember that hard work is only the baseline for success. These were some of the nuggets of advice Lois Frankel ’73 imparted to a packed Campus Center auditorium in an Oct. 6 talk.
Thinking outside the box helped David Troilo ’80 create an interdisciplinary major that combined his interest in psychology with animal behavior and neuroscience. The freedom Oswego gave him to create his own course of study allowed him to go on to graduate study and a successful career in developmental visual neuroscience.