Documentary, 150th site celebrate college milestone

The college has debuted the beginning of an eight-part documentary, SUNY Oswego: 1861-2011, 150 Years, chronicling the institution’s history as part of the Sesquicentennial celebration. The remaining chapters will be released over the coming months.

Topics include Edward Austin Sheldon — Our Founder, Physical Campus, World Events Impacting SUNY Oswego and Unraveling The Mysteries.

Also to be included are Academic Program Evolution, Student Life at SUNY Oswego Through the Ages, Athletics and Eye to the Future.

New York Network is producing the documentary from staff writings and archival documents from Penfield Library’s Special Collections. The first installments are accessible on the college’s homepage and the Sesquicentennial site, oswego.edu/150.

The Sesquicentennial website also features an interactive photo timeline, some video segments, brief histories of Oswego’s buildings and more.

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