OSWEGO -- Several local residents have reserved places as freshmen at SUNY Oswego. Fall classes will begin Aug. 27. Set to attend Oswego, with their high school in parentheses, are:
Daniel Barnum of Bridges Avenue in Massena (Madrid-Waddington Central School).
Luke Bender of Willard Road in Massena (Massena Central High School).
Taylor Romeo of Cummings Street in Massena (Massena Central High School).
Connor Truax, of Orchard Road in Massena (Massena Central High School).
Caitlin Tracy of English Settlement Road in Ogdensburg (Heuvelton Central School)
Jessica Matott of Leroy Street in Potsdam (Potsdam Central High School).
Joshua Tiernan of Nell Manor Drive in Waddington (Madrid-Waddington Central School).
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.