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Area students earn Deans’ Awards at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY — SUNY Oswego has made Deans’ Awards to a select group of students who are starting at the college in fall 2015.

The scholarships are $6,000 over four years. For non-New York state students, the total award can increase to as much as $38,000 in combination with a Destination Oswego scholarship.

Justin R. Ross of State Route 49 in Fulton, a freshman majoring in electrical and computer engineering who last studied at John C. Birdlebough High School.

Kathryn H. Austin of Edwards Road in Lacona, a sophomore majoring in undeclared undergraduate who last studied at Sandy Creek Central School.

Kaylee M. Baldwin of Skyline Drive in Oswego, a freshman majoring in adolescence education who last studied at Oswego High School.

Madolyn D. Engle of Burt Street in Oswego, a sophomore majoring in meteorology who last studied at Oswego High School.

Brianna Fernandez of Fifth Avenue in Oswego, a freshman majoring in undeclared undergraduate who last studied at Oswego High School.

Brianna M. McIntosh of Munn Street in Oswego, a freshman majoring in biology who last studied at Oswego High School.

Kory M. McTague of East Fifth Street in Oswego, a freshman majoring in electrical and computer engineering who last studied at Oswego High School.

Emily Schiro of East Oneida Street in Oswego, a freshman majoring in business administration who last studied at Paul V. Moore High School.

Ryan B. Smith of East Seventh Street in Oswego, a freshman majoring in theatre who last studied at Oswego High School.

Ethan Durocher of King Road in Sterling, a freshman majoring in technology education who last studied at Red Creek Central School.

SUNY Oswego honored more than 800 incoming students with merit scholarships. Outstanding first-year students are offered Presidential Scholarships of $18,800 ($4,700 a year for up to four years), $6,000 Deans’ Awards ($1,500 a year for up to four years), $3,000 Merit Awards ($750 a year for up to four years) and, for outstanding students from outside New York state, Destination Oswego scholarships of $5,000 to $8,000 a year.

The awards are part of about $5 million in merit scholarship money offered at SUNY Oswego. These funds are in addition to the more than $80 million in need-based grants, loans, work-study and scholarship awards that SUNY Oswego students receive annually.

About SUNY Oswego

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2015, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2015 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges,” as well as its 2015 list of “best value” colleges and universities nationally. Kiplinger’s also named SUNY Oswego a 2015 Best Value College.

A 154-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education.

Visit oswego.edu for more information