Northern New York Newspapers
NNY Business
NNY Living
Thu., Sep. 3
Serving the communities of Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis counties, New York
In print daily. Online always.
Related Stories

Wright awarded inaugural Trident award from SUNY Oswego


James W. Wright, Watertown native, former state senator and executive director of the Development Authority of the North Country, has been awarded the first Trident Award by his alma mater, SUNY Oswego.

“I very much appreciate it and I was humbled by the award,” Mr. Wright said.

The office of alumni relations at SUNY Oswego made the announcement Tuesday morning. SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley presented the award to Mr. Wright on Oct. 4 during a ceremony to dedicate the Richard S. Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation.

Mr. Wright was state senator for the 48th district, which includes Oswego County, from 1993 to 2008. Mr. Wright said that from his early days in elected office, he was an advocate for the state university system.

Commenting rules:
  1. Stick to the topic of the article/letter/editorial.
  2. When responding to issues raised by other commenters, do not engage in personal attacks or name-calling.
  3. Comments that include profanity/obscenities or are libelous in nature will be removed without warning.
Violators' commenting privileges may be revoked indefinitely. By commenting you agree to our full Terms of Use.
Syracuse Football Tickets Giveaway
Connect with Us
WDT News FeedsWDT on FacebookWDT on TwitterWDT on InstagramWDT for iOS: iPad, iPhone, and iPod touchWDT for Android
Showcase of Homes
Showcase of Homes