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WCS Graduate Will Speak At SUNY Oswego

Dr. Peter Bocko, a 1971 Waterville Central School graduate, is one of two SUNY Oswego graduates with careers marked by innovation and service who will each receive a State University of New York honorary doctorate degree and speak at the university’s Commencement Dec. 16.

Attendees will hear words of wisdom and encouragement from Bocko, a 1975 SUNY Oswego graduate and longtime leader with Corning Incorporated, and 1988 SUNY Oswego graduate Virginia (Ginny) Donohue, founder of On Point for College.

Through a 41-year career at Corning Incorporated and as an adjunct professor at Cornell University, Bocko is recognized as one of the foremost high-technology glass experts and educators.

He received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1975 from SUNY Oswego and master’s and doctorate degrees in physical chemistry from Cornell University.

At Oswego, he was an undergraduate research fellow under professor Ken Hyde, graduating with five publications on magnetic properties of copper complexes.

His thesis work at Cornell, supervised by professor Ben Widom, was in fluid phase critical phenomena.

Bocko joined ...


The full story is in this week's edition of the newspaper. 

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