Area students earn Deans’ Awards at SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY – SUNY Oswego has made $6,000 Deans’ Awards to a select group of students who are starting at the college in fall 2014.

Jessica D. Hernandez of County Route 4 in Central Square (majoring in business administration).

Danielle M. Owens of Little Canada Road in Central Square (majoring in biology).

Logan R. Carvey of West First Street South in Fulton (majoring in adolescence education).

Austin J. Haskins of Regal Drive in Fulton (majoring in mathematics).

Shania J. Williams of State Route 104B in Mexico (majoring in Spanish).

Abigail J. Allen of Lakeshore Road in Oswego (majoring in creative writing).

David W. DeLand of County Route 20 in Oswego (majoring in business administration).

Alena R. Fresch of County Route 57 in Oswego (majoring in childhood education).

Kyle M. McCauley of County Route 89 in Oswego (majoring in computer science).

Madelyn M. Muckey of West Second Street in Oswego (majoring in human development).

Drazen S. Schrecengost of County Route 4 in Oswego (majoring in biology).

Siara R. Wilson of Gregory Street in Oswego (majoring in psychology).

SUNY Oswego honored more than 675 incoming freshmen with merit scholarships. Outstanding first-year students are offered Presidential Scholarships ($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 $4 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 2014, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2014 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges,” as well as its 2014 list of “best value” colleges and universities nationally.

A 153-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.