Ed. Note: A version of this story was originally published in the March 24, 2011, edition of The Oswegonian.
Amanda Woomer ’12 has made so many tiny colored paper cranes that now, as she carries on a conversation, she doesn’t notice her hands meticulously completing each fold to produce a finished crane.
Ben Hurst ’10 made up his mind — he wasn’t going to make sandwiches anymore.
If you are one of the 100 million Americans with smart phones, chances are you are holding the work of a fellow Oswego alumnus.
Peter Bocko ’75, chief technology officer for Corning Glass Technologies, a business within Corning Inc., driving new glass opportunities, has spent his career developing and bringing to market glass used in cutting-edge high-tech devices like these. His latest project is Corning Gorilla Glass, a super-tough, ultra-thin product used in some of the hottest electronic devices on the planet.
When Peter ’75 and Andrea Guglielmo Bocko ’73, M ’75 decided to pull up roots in New York’s Southern Tier and resettle in Tokyo to be closer to Pete’s work, it meant big changes for the family. Pete was busy with his work at Corning Inc., but Andrea (above, at left) had taken an early retirement from a teaching job she loved in the Corning-Painted Post school district.