Alumni return for Reunion 2007

looking at yearbooksMore than 550 alumni and guests—coming from as far away as Hong Kong—returned to campus for Reunion 2007 June 8 to 10.

There were 48 classes represented at this year’s reunion, from the Class of 1935 to the Class of 1998.

Highest class participation honors go to the Class of 1947 with 25 percent.

Distance didn’t seem to be a problem for Oswego alumni, who traveled to Oswego from 26 states. Aside from New York, most of the alumni returning came from Florida, Massachusetts and New Jersey. Traveling the farthest was Ying Shirley Shui ‘97 from Hong Kong.

Even a thunderstorm during the Come As You Were Barbecue on Friday couldn’t dampen the spirits of the alumni and Saturday and Sunday were bright and sunny to close out the weekend activities.

Alumni shared their stories about favorite haunts, people and special adventures, said Betsy Oberst, executive director of the Oswego Alumni Association. “Regardless of the generations, Oswego people communicate with humor and tradition,” she said.

Group photos and a limited number of Reunion 2008 shirts are available. Order deadline is Aug. 3 or order, with access available online.

Reunion 2008 will be held from June 6 to 8.

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PHOTO CAPTION: Glory days—Friends gather around a yearbook at the Golden Alumni Society luncheon during Reunion 2007.

(Posted: Jul 11, 2007)