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.
Oswego students Earl Bellinger ’12 and Janet Buckner ’12 eagerly tell how their summer 2010 work at the college’s global laboratories in Brazil studying the stars and surveying wildlife has opened opportunities for them as future scientists.
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.
The Oswego College Foundation leadership welcomed its newest member recently.
Robert E. Moritz ’85, chairman and senior partner of the U.S. firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, has been named to the Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors. He will serve a term ending June 30, 2013.
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.