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Sesquicentennial Media

Below you will find various downloads you can use to create materials that celebrate UW Oshkosh’s 150th year.

Key Messaging

Please use this style guide to assist you in communicating about the UW Oshkosh Sesquicentennial.

Name: UW Oshkosh Sesquicentennial: 1871-2021

Short Description: UW Oshkosh’s yearlong 150th anniversary celebration in 2021.


The tagline is to be used alongside the Sesquicentennial Emblem. Either of the two options below may be used:

Short tagline: Celebrating 150 years of excellence and opportunity.

Long tagline: Celebrating 150 years of excellence and opportunity in northeastern Wisconsin.

Sample text

You may use either of these text options when writing about the UW Oshkosh Sesquicentennial or inviting community members to Sesquicentennial events:

Join the UW Oshkosh community in honoring our long tradition of excellence and opportunity as we mark our 150th anniversary with a sesquicentennial celebration in 2021.

Since our inception in 1871 as the Oshkosh Normal School for teacher training, our dedication to quality and innovative higher education has been a hallmark of our success as a premier comprehensive institution. Over the decades, our name has changed several times and our educational focus has expanded to meet the needs of students in our region and beyond.