OSWEGO -- Several local residents have reserved places as transfer students at SUNY Oswego. Fall classes will begin Aug. 27. Set to transfer to Oswego, with the college they last attended in parentheses, are:
Kaleb Bertrand of Pray Road in Lisbon (SUNY Morrisville).
Brittney Beckstead of Belmont Street in Massena (Buffalo State).
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.