OSWEGO, NY – Several local residents took part in internships this summer through SUNY Oswego’s Experience-Based Education program.
They are (with their internship in parentheses):
Julie English of Dry Bridge Road in Central Square, a senior wellness management major (Central Square Family Chiropractic, Central Square).
Rachel Sellin of Dianes Mill Path in Central Square, a senior psychology major (Oswego County Public Safety Center, Oswego).
Alex Nichols of State Route 49 in Cleveland, a senior business administration major (Affordable Business Solutions, Central Square).
Meghan Gerbes of State Route 34 in Hannibal, a senior psychology major (Fulton YMCA, Fulton).
Morgan McMillen of Wiltsieville Road in Hannibal, a senior wellness management major (Lakeside Heart Center, Oswego).
Alexandra Baierlein of South West Ninth Street in Oswego, a senior communication major (New York Mets, Flushing).
Ashley Burke of Thompson Road in Oswego, a junior human development major (Morningstar Residential Care, Oswego).
Catherine Dunckley of P.O. Box 16 in Oswego, a senior wellness management major (North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset).
Sara Hartley of Middle Road in Oswego, a senior human development major (SAF Office, Oswego).
Jennifer Strother of Kennedy Drive in Oswego, a junior wellness management major (Sodexo at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego).
Jared Waters of Duer Street in Oswego, a senior business administration major (Peerless Insurance, East Syracuse).
Jacob Wegerski of West Schuyler Street in Oswego, a senior psychology major (The Palladium-Times, Oswego).
Mary Bergman of County Route 6 in Phoenix, a junior wellness management major (Fitness Forum Physical Therpay, Baldwinsville).
The Experience-Based Education program at Oswego places students in internships and career awareness opportunities that allow them to earn college credits while garnering valuable real life experience.
Last year, more than a thousand Oswego students took part in experiential learning while working at hundreds of businesses, nonprofit agencies and government offices, not counting the hundreds of student teachers working in area schools.
Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive.
U.S. News named it among the “Top Public Regional Universities in the North” for 2012, the Princeton Review and USA Today named SUNY Oswego to their 2012 list of 150 “best value” colleges and universities in the nation, and the Princeton Review included Oswego in its 2012 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges.”
A 151-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls more than 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.