Sheldon Hall is surrounded by scaffolding and cranes reach up to the historic cupola on the college’s “Old Main.”
More than 1,100 alumni and friends came to celebrate 150 years, see old friends, dance, dine and flat-out party in observance of SUNY Oswego’s 150th birthday at the Sesquicentennial Reunion Celebration June 10 to 12.
Sometimes I struggle with what to write about in this column. On my 6 a.m. walk with our “rescue” dog, Bo, it hit me! What do I love about Oswego? The answer is longer than this space allows, so I’ll try to recap a few of the things that I love about Oswego.
Snowfalls and sunsets, beanies and books (or is it Buck’s?), the Founder and Fallbrook … These are just a few of the things we love about Oswego. To celebrate the college’s Sesquicentennial, we asked you, our readers, to send in the things you remember most fondly about your alma mater. The list includes current faves and long-gone treasures. But one thing remains certain — Our alumni love Oswego!
While I write this, the snow is still on the ground here, but the sun is out and we’re busy finalizing the plans for our special Sesquicentennial Reunion Celebration 2011, scheduled for June 10-12. A record-breaking crowd of alumni and friends is expected to return to campus to reconnect with the college and with friends to celebrate 150 years of Oswego’s rich history of education, service and making a difference.
SUNY Oswego’s Sesquicentennial celebration is about to begin. The anniversary of the college’s founding in 1861 will be marked with a number of events to begin in spring 2011.
They’ve been called “The Greatest Generation.” When duty called, they put their lives on hold to defend freedom across the world. They are the wartime classes and they are a very special part of Oswego’s history.