The Middle States Association’s Commission on Higher Education reaffirmed SUNY Oswego’s accreditation in July, following a two-year self-study and external review process.
SUNY has bestowed a 2012 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching on two professors whose work has been transformative for decades of Oswego students: Tracy K. Lewis and John H. Belt.
Howard Gordon ’74, M ’78, executive assistant to Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley, received the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education 2012 Award for Distinguished Service at the organization’s annual conference this past March in Los Angeles.
SUNY Oswego’s student chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in the School of Business recently received one of four $5,000 ethics awards presented by Grant Thornton LLP, an audit, tax and advisory organization.
Michelle Massaro Bandla ’93, coordinator of first-year programs, received the SUNY Oswego President’s Award for Excellence in Professional Staff Service and Marcia Burrell of the curriculum and instruction faculty accepted the President’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. Both campus awards are new this spring.
The Carnegie Foundation has awarded SUNY Oswego a prestigious Community Engagement Classification, recognizing that the college has deeply intertwined community engagement in its leadership, curriculum, outreach programs, strategic planning and community partnerships.
The college’s communications—including an alumni Reunion invitation and a fundraising solicitation as well as the college’s biweekly e-newsletter for its faculty and staff, Campus Update — earned recognition in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education 2010 Accolades Awards District II competition.
Civic Ventures honored Virginia “Ginny” Donohue ’88, executive director and founder of On Point for College, as a 2010 Purpose Prize Fellow at a November ceremony in Philadelphia. Purpose Prizes honor Americans over age 60 for making an extraordinary impact in their encore careers.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education recognized the Oswego Alumni Association in its 2010 “Outstanding External Program” category for the day college unity is most prominently on display.