Students honored at SUNY Oswego convocation

OSWEGO, NY – SUNY Oswego presented scholarships and other awards to more than 100 students at the college’s spring 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.

Jason J. Wolinski of County Route 2 in Richland, studying chemistry, received the Anthony L. VanGeet Scholarship and plans to attend graduate school to become a physician’s assistant. He is the son of Ann Wolinski of Richland.

Jenna D. Neupert of Emery Street in Fulton, studying sociology, received the W. Seward Salisbury Award for the Outstanding Senior in Sociology and plans to obtain employment in her field. She is the daughter of Jennifer Neupert of Fulton and James Warner.

Kimberlyn A. Bailey of Talisman Terrace in Oswego, studying philosophy and chemistry, received the Dr. Walter Freund Memorial Scholarship and plans to apply for an MD/PhD program. She is the daughter of Charin Smith and Kelly Smith of Oswego.

Brian J. Familo of East Seneca Street in Oswego, studying physics, received the Outstanding Physics Major Award and plans to enroll in the SUNY Oswego Master of Science in Teaching Program. He is the son of Carol and Joseph Familo of Oswego.

Jacqueline M. Dahar of Franklin Avenue in Oswego, studying teaching English to speakers of other languages, received the Lucy Wing Scholarship and plans to pursue teaching English as a second language. She is the daughter of Peggy McGuire of Baldwinsville and the late Richard House.

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.

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