To conclude the Feb. 5 Founders Dinner, President Jim Wagner lit a birthday cake commemorating Emory’s founding in 1836. Instead of singing “Happy Birthday,” however, attendees held aloft candles and joined AHANA A Cappella in singing Emory’s alma mater.
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Emory celebrates 171 years and counting at Founders Dinner
Another year older, another year wiser: Emory celebrated its 171st birthday with a gigantic cake, beautiful music and inspiring words. A candlelight tribute to the “gold and blue” concluded the annual Founders Dinner, held Feb. 5 in the Cox Hall ballroom.
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