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Oswego State University

State University of New York at Oswego, also known as SUNY Oswego and Oswego State, is a public university in the City of Oswego and Town of Oswego, New York, on the shore of Lake Ontario. It has three campuses: historic lakeside campus in Oswego, Metro Center in Syracuse, New York, and Phoenix Center in Phoenix, New York.



7060 New York 104
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With a student body of nearly 8,000 students, we are large enough to offer more than 110 programs of study yet small enough for students to form quality relationships with each other and caring faculty. We stress quality education and experience inside and outside the classroom on our scenic, 690-acre lakeside campus. Students pursue bright futures through programs in our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education � as well as innovative interdisciplinary programs that cross traditional boundaries. Oswego opens doors to the future with internships and study-abroad opportunities that rate among the highest in the SUNY system.

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Our mission is to contribute to the common good by lighting the path to wisdom and empowering women and men to pursue meaningful lives as productive, responsible citizens.



Ken Auletta 1963 Journalist for The New Yorker Mark Allen Baker 1979 Author, editor, historian, and manuscript & document expert Frederick R. Bieber Harvard University professor and DNA expert Louis A . Borrelli Jr 1977 Cable Television Pioneer, founder of SUNY Oswego's annual media summit Rob Cesternino 2000 Contestant on Survivor: The Amazon Linda Cohn 1981 ESPN sportscaster Dr. Joseph F. Coughlin 1986 Director of MIT's AgeLab. Was named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the "12 People who are Changing Your Retirement." He is a graduate of the school of Arts and Science. Robin Curtis 1978 Actress most well known as Lt. Savikk in Star Trek III and Star Trek IV Julia DeVillers 1989 Author of books for children and teens Michael A Hoffman II 1978 Noted occult theorist, cultural critic, and author of seven books, including a controversial critique of Judaism, entitled Judaism's Strange Gods. Fred Festa 1981 President and CEO of W. R. Grace and Company. J. Russell Findlay 1989 Major League Soccers First Chief Marketing Officer. Previously was a Marketing Executive at Unilever and Pepsi. Launched Sierra Mist and Diet Pepsi Max as well as SoBe Mr. Green. Founder of School of Business Annual Alumni Symposium Dr. Frank E. Fish 1975 Marine Biologist, President of WhalePower Kendis Gibson 1994 Famous World renowned and Emmy winning anchor Matt Jabs 1994 Poet, Writer Josh Jeanneret 2002 Promoter of 2CW Wrestling Wayne Levi 1974 Professional golfer Steve Levy 1987 ESPN sportscaster Kandise N. Lucas Special Education advocate, educational reformist, and writer Christopher Maloney 1991 Bass guitarist for Dweezil Zappa, Hardline; Sunset Records recording artist Alice McDermott 1975 Novelist and winner of the 1998 National Book Award Gary Morgenstern 1985 Sr. Vice President of Programming at SportsNet New York. While at ESPN, proposed idea of using video imaging to mark 1st down line during football broadcasts Heraldo Mu�oz 1972 Former ambassador to the United Nations for Chile, current chilean foreign minister. Marianne Matuzic Myles U.S. Ambassador to the Nation of Cape Verde Robert Natoli 1980 Guinness record holder Robert O'Connor 1982 Author of Buffalo Soldiers Al Roker 1976 Weatherman for NBC's Today Show Pete Sears 1971 Member of the 1972 United States Olympic Hockey Team (Goalie) Jerry Seinfeld Never Graduated Famous actor and comedian. Attended SUNY Oswego through his sophomore year before transferring to and graduating from Queens College Julie Smith President of Bozzuto Management Company and a Partner of The Bozzuto Group Scott Sullivan 1983 Former WorldCom CFO Melissa O'Donnell Writer; Saturday Night Live James W. Wright 1971 Former New York State Senator Eric Rowley 2006 Frisco RoughRiders Laurie Zaks President of Beacon Television; former Senior Vice President at UPN Rodrigo Bonilla Garcia 2006 Played soccer professionally for Ibis United Brazil and C.F.O. of a soda company in Brazil Saborama Salvatore "Sal" Iacono - "Cousin Sal" 1993 Writer and Personality on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Also contributor to Adam Carolla Podcast Robert E. Moritz 1985 US Chairman and Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers



Rural, 693 acres (2.80�km2)