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September 18, 2018

Area Transfer Students Receive SUNY Oswego Achievement Awards


OSWEGO, NY — SUNY Oswego has made merit awards to a select group of area students among the more than 675 transfer students who are starting at the college in fall 2016.

SUNY Oswego’s merit awards recognize students’ past academic achievements and potential for success.

A select group among the more than 675 transfer students received the awards.

The Transfer Merit Award is $1,000 and the Transfer Achievement Award is $2,000; for deserving non-New York state students, the total award can be as much as $36,000 or $37,000, respectively, in combination with a Destination Oswego scholarship.

Eugenia Benson of Conquest Victory Town in Cato, majoring in accounting, last attended Cayuga Community College

Kristin Gates of Dalton Road in Cato, majoring in accounting, last attended Cayuga Community College

Jessica S. Doherty of County Route 4 in Central Square, majoring in economics, last attended Cayuga Community College

Melissa A. Pulis of Perfield Road in Central Square, majoring in finance, last attended Onondaga Community College

Cherie Spara of U.S. Route 11 in Central Square, majoring in studio art, last attended Cazenovia College

Brooke M. Whalen of Paradise Road in Central Square, majoring in public justice, last attended Onondaga Community College

Emma M. Post of Center Street in Cleveland, majoring in childhood education, last attended Onondaga Community College

Mattison Burdick of Hannibal Street in Fulton, majoring in childhood education, last attended Cayuga Community College

Elizabeth M. DeSantis of State Route 48 in Fulton, majoring in biology, last attended Cayuga Community College

Kari L. Holbrook of Arduini Aly in Fulton, majoring in marketing, last attended Cayuga Community College

Kevin J. Jackson of Oneida Street in Fulton, majoring in philosophy-psychology, last attended Cayuga Community College

Maureen La Grou of West Fourth Street South in Fulton, majoring in adolescence education, last attended Cayuga Community College

Frehiwot A. Sergis of Edwards Road in Lacona, majoring in sociology, last attended Mohawk Valley Community College

Scott Baugh of Lyon Street in Oswego, majoring in zoology, last attended Cayuga Community College

Nicholas G. Boone of West Mohawk Street in Oswego, majoring in computer science, last attended Onondaga Community College

Nikki A. Carlsen of Liberty Street in Oswego, majoring in psychology, last attended Niagara Community College

Nicole Carvey of County Route 51A in Oswego, majoring in human development, last attended Jefferson Community College

Matthew D. Clemons of East Seventh Street in Oswego, majoring in public justice, last attended Cayuga Community College

Melissa A. Cole of Lakeview Road in Oswego, majoring in economics, last attended Columbia State Community College

Lula M. Gevry of West Seventh Street in Oswego, majoring in public justice, last attended Onondaga Community College

Michael J. Ruggio of Munn Street in Oswego, majoring in physics, last attended Onondaga Community College

Daniel J. Shatrau of Bingham Road in Oswego, majoring in public justice, last attended Onondaga Community College

Yin Yin Sim-Fellows of North Division Street in Oswego, majoring in wellness management, last attended Cayuga Community College

Isabella M. Winklestine of East Utica Street in Oswego, majoring in psychology, last attended Onondaga Community College

Hunter C. Hughes of Oswego River Road in Phoenix, majoring in biology, last attended Onondaga Community College

Meganne Murphy of West Bridge Street in Phoenix, majoring in human resource management, last attended Cayuga Community College

Breonna Rawson of Barnes Street in Phoenix, majoring in biology, last attended Onondaga Community College

Nicole C. Taylor of Whitewood Tract in Phoenix, majoring in business administration, last attended Cayuga Community College

Aaron Webster of Canal Road in Phoenix, majoring in psychology, last attended Cayuga Community College

Dustin Young of Candee Street in Phoenix, majoring in broadcasting and mass communication, last attended Cayuga Community College

Theresa A. Aguilar of Lake Street in Pulaski, majoring in American studies, last attended Jefferson Community College

Kristopher R. Burgmeier of Marion Avenue in Pulaski, majoring in music, last attended Jefferson Community College

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.

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2016, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2016 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges” and in its national list of “Green Colleges.”

A 155-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.

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