Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner & Ceremony
An Oswego Salute to the Class of 2016
Join us for one of Oswego's longest-standing traditions, the annual Torchlight Ceremony. Experience the pageantry as, amid trumpet fanfare, we celebrate the symbolic passing of the Torch of Learning from alumni to our graduating seniors. This once-in-a-lifetime event is their official welcome into the Oswego Alumni Association. It's a tradition the Class of 2016 will share with generations of Oswego graduates who came before them. As voices fill the air with the alma mater in this historic candlelit ceremony, seniors will build memories on the eve of their Commencement that last forever.
Friday, May 13
5:30 p.m. Convocation Arena, Marano Campus Center
The evening begins with a cocktail reception featuring a cash bar and complimentary pre-set hors d'oeuvres at your table.
7 p.m. Convocation Arena, Marano Campus Center
An elegant buffet dinner with wine service available.
Dinner prices (including taxes and gratuities) are:
Adult Buffet - $32
Children's Buffet (Children 3 and over) - $12
Children's Buffet (Children 2 and under) - Free
2016 Graduating Senior - Free
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR DINNER, RSVP by April 29.
In order to accommodate all of our guests, seating is pre-assigned banquet style.
Maximum size is 10. Larger parties will be seated at adjacent tables, as best as possible.
8:30 p.m.- North Lawn, Marano Campus Center
Featuring musical selections from State Singer and Oswego State Jazz Ensemble.
9 p.m. North Lawn, Marano Campus Center
Experience the pageantry, as amid trumpet fanfare, we celebrate
the symbolic passing of the Torch of Learning from alumni to you our
graduating seniors. This once-in-a-lifetime event is your official
welcome into the Oswego Alumni Association. If you, as a
family member or friend, are an alumnus/alumna, we encourage you to take
part in the Torchlight Ceremony by representing your graduating
class(es) in the Inner Circle. Contact the Alumni Office at
315-312-2258, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, to indicate interest.
All Commencement Eve festivities are open to graduates, their families,
alumni, faculty and staff at no charge with the exception of the dinner,
which has limited seating and requires
We hope to see you there! Make your last night as an undergraduate a special one.
*Persons with disabilities, needing accommodations to
attend this event, please contact the Office of Alumni and Parent
Relations at 315-312-2258 in advance.