Reunion 2012 was a record-setting one for reunion class giving. All milestone reunion classes broke records and exceeded their goals, with the total amount from all reunion classes reaching $385,366.21.
The Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors welcomes two new members. They will serve three-year terms.
Jennifer Shropshire ’86 has accepted the position of chair of The Fund for Oswego. In her new role, she will lead the volunteer effort to raise funds for SUNY Oswego through the annual fund.
All eyes were on March for Development Office fundraisers this year as a first-ever monthlong campaign that sought to boost young alumni giving kicked off.
For Donald ’62 and Linda Mykland Blauvelt ’61, Oswego is a special place. It’s where they met and fell in love, prepared for a fulfilling career in education and met professors and friends they still remember fondly half a century later.
Sylvia Chestnut ’11 developed a passion for family court law when she served an internship with the Greene County Family Court. The public justice major and African American studies minor hopes to go to law school and have a career in family law.
When she was a young mother, divorced from her first husband, Pam Delfino ’10 wished she had had the opportunity to complete the college education she started before her marriage. “I cleaned houses, because I had no skills to fall back on,” she says of the struggle to support her young family.
Former Campus School teacher Ruth Sayer and her late husband, Frank, an Oswego businessman, wanted to do something to give back to the institution that enriched their lives and that of their community.
“Frank and I both felt all along that we are fortunate to have the college as an important part of Oswego,” Ruth said. That appreciation, along with their satisfaction with President Deborah F. Stanley’s leadership, led Ruth to endow the Frank and Ruth Sayer Education Scholarship.
The late David “Agarn” Crisafulli ’81 titled his autobiography Good Enough.
A close friend and former baseball teammate wants his legacy to be much more than good enough. Richard Lashley ’80 spearheaded the David “Agarn” Crisafulli ’81 Fund, in collaboration with former coach Walter Nitardy and current skipper Frank Paino.