Millions of children are able to reach their full potential, thanks to work by one Oswego alumna. Elizabeth Farrell 1895 pioneered the field of special education in America.
Hideo Takamine 1877 brought the Oswego Method to Japan.
On the second floor of Sheldon Hall sits a marvelous tribute from one of Oswego’s graduates who went a long way, literally. A towering grandfather clock made of Hawaiian koa wood represents the handiwork of Uldrick Thompson Sr. 1879.
I loved Dr. Edward A. Sheldon for his sympathic [sic] encouragement. In his relations to students he was as democratic as Abraham Lincoln. Hanging in my office over my desk is a life-size portrait of Dr. Sheldon. As I enter this room and look into his face he seems to say, “Good morning, Mr. Ferris.” —Woodbridge N. Ferris 1873