Area Students Honored At SUNY Oswego Convocation

OSWEGO, NY — SUNY Oswego presented scholarships and other awards to more than 100 students at the college’s 2015 Honors Convocation.

The formal ceremony, complete with a procession of faculty and college officers in full academic regalia, is sponsored each spring at Oswego by Vega, the women’s honor society. The audience included faculty, staff, students and students’ family members.

Area students honored at the ceremony are as follows:

Nicole Stephenson of Greenleafe Drive in Phoenix is a sophomore majoring in adolescence education and English at Oswego. She is a peer adviser for the curriculum and instruction department, a member of the student conduct committee, and a religion teacher at the Newman Center. Her future plans are to attend graduate school for a master’s degree in education. She is the daughter of Richard and Deb Stephenson of Phoenix.

Daniel R. Durocher of King Road in Sterling is a senior majoring in history and Spanish at Oswego. He is a member of the Oswego State Blueline Club. His future plans are to attend graduate school. He is the son of Richard and Mary Durocher of Sterling.

Kaylee May of County Route 54 in Pennellville is a senior majoring in public relations at Oswego. She is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, Vega, Lambda Pi Eta, and Oswego Public Relations Student Society of America. She is employed as a marketing and operations coordinator with Syracuse Terra Science Education Foundation.

Ethan J. Walker of County Route 4 in Oswego is a junior majoring in biochemistry at Oswego. He is a member of the Chemistry Clb and an undergraduate research assistant. His future plans are to pursue a Ph.D. and teach. He is the son of Paul and Robin Walker of Oswego.

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.

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