Photo: Happy birthday, Edward Austin Sheldon!


The Oswego campus rang in Founder Edward Austin Sheldon’s birthday with a Big Birthday Bash on Oct. 4, featuring an “1861” Sesquicentennial photo, a free campus picnic with Central New York food, and a birthday cake. The event marked, not only Sheldon’s birth on Oct. 4, 1823, but also Oswego’s founding in 1861. President Deborah F. Stanley, left, joined Vocal Effect student show choir in singing “Happy Birthday” to Edward Austin Sheldon, while College Council President Jim McMahon blew out the candles on Sheldon’s birthday cake.

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