Andrew Crumrine ’14, a marketing major in Oswego’s School of Business, is the first student to participate in Oswego’s newest exchange program — and one of the only business-focused international programs — in Kempten, Germany. Here, he showed his Oswego pride at the famous Castle Neuschwanstein.
ALL OSWEGO ALUMNI receive a discount on professional development programs offered by SUNY Oswego at the Metro Center in downtown Syracuse (pictured) and the Phoenix Center in Oswego County’s Industrial Park just off Route 481. Current program offerings include LEAN Six Sigma Project Management, Grant Management, Event Planning, a Women’s Empowerment quarterly program, notary public workshops and GMAT/GRE cram courses, as well as training courses offered in conjunction with the American Management Association. Learn more and check out the current programs at oswego.edu/professionaldevelopment
More than 150 Oswego upperclassmen networked with more than 35 alumni professionals at the annual New York City Career Connections event Jan. 10 at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan.
Citigroup’s Marcia Thompson-Young ’81 delivered a keynote speech at the networking event, which followed a series of alumni-hosted day visits around the city.
Doreen Mochrie ’85, seated at left, hosted an afternoon session at Perry Capital for students interested in finance. Marcia Belmar Willock ’50 Professor of Finance Mary Tone Rodgers is seated at right.
New York City Career Connections is a career networking program of the Oswego Alumni Association and receives support from The Fund for Oswego.
Technology education major Mike Beshures ’13 makes the most of Oswego’s trademark winds in October. As Superstorm Sandy developed, gusts peaked at 55 mph on campus and large Lake Ontario waves rolled ashore, but the area was spared the damage.
ARN CHORN-POND, a Cambodian-American refugee featured in the Emmy-nominated documentary “The Flute Player,” speaks Nov. 3 to a small group as one of the highlights of the annual Hart Hall Global Awareness Conference. An internationally known human rights leader, speaker and trainer, Chorn-Pond was sent to a children’s work camp after the Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia in 1975. He escaped execution and starvation by playing his flute for the camp’s guards, and escaped in 1979 when Vietnamese troops invaded the Southeast Asian country. Chorn-Pond, who founded Cambodian Living Arts, was keynote speaker for the two-day conference, which is supported through an anonymous bequest to the Oswego College Foundation from a deceased faculty member.
Ginny Donohue ‘88, founder of Syracuse-based OnPoint for College, returned to campus Oct. 5, when she was keynote speaker at the Leadership Mentor Program’s Kickoff Event.
Fitness magazine’s Samantha Shelton ’11 speaks with journalism major Jillian Phipps ’14 in the Campus Center Auditorium after Shelton’s Nov. 5 Living Writers Series presentation. Shelton talked about how experiences at SUNY Oswego — from writing for and helping manage The Oswegonian to getting Oswego’s edition of Her Campus online magazine up and running — helped her advance at Fitness in New York City from reader to summer intern to part-time worker to full-timer with writing and editing duties. Her talk was full of advice for job-seeking students in the audience of more than 200.
BRIAN POTH OF AUBURN CRANE AND RIGGING inspects the rebuilt mast and weather vane atop the newly refurbished Sheldon Hall cupola Nov. 12. Bob Lloyd ’81, the facilities design and construction liaison to contractors on the $10 million renovation, said the mast assembly includes some original, century-old parts. The working weather vane joins the cupola’s restored clocks.