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Bound Periodicals to be Shelved in Moravian's Reeves Library
Moravian College recently received a grant of $86,227 from the Reeves Foundation of Dover, Ohio.

Metropolitan Opera's Frederica von Stade at Moravian - March 28
Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano, of the Metropolitan Opera will perform at Moravian College on Wednesday, March 28, at 8 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Moravian's MLK program to Feature Rev. Dr. Charles G. Adams
Moravian College and Theological Seminary will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies Highlighted Courses — Spring
An appropriate response by the private investor to the recent economic downward shift following five years of unprecedented upward movement will be the subject of a public lecture.

Cultural Awareness is the Topic of Moravian College Roundtable
The Moravian College Alumni Association announced the first lecture of the Spring Monday Roundtable series.

Moravian Raises Over $19,000 for the United Way
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary raised $19,700 for the United Way, surpassing last year's giving by one thousand dollars.

Sofrito! The Music and Folklore of the Latino world
"Sofrito!," featuring the Latin Legends Band will perform at Moravian College on Wednesday, March 14, at 8 p.m.

"Kayaga of Africa" - Dance Company at Moravian
Kayaga of Africa" - Dance Company will bring their stories, songs, and dances from East and Central Africa to Moravian College on Wednesday, February 21 at 8 p.m., in Foy Hall.

Pianist Torok to Perform at Amnesty International
Concert pianist Debra Torok will perform Keys for Hope, a 40th anniversary benefit concert for Amnesty International at Moravian College.

New Certificate Program for Administrators Working in the Arts
Moravian College recently announced that a new Certificate Program in Arts Administration is now offered through the Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies.

The World Imagined Paintings and Drawings by: Mirium Brumer
Payne Gallery is pleased to present recent work by the artist Miriam Brumer.

Moravian Celebrates Black History Month with Lectures, Music and Dance
Moravian College is celebrating Black History month with a variety of activities beginning this week.

Moravian MBA to Offer Course in Italy at SDA
The Moravian MBA, the graduate business program of Moravian College, recently announced a partnership with SDA Bocconi to offer a course, Developing Transnational Managers (MBA 695).

Governor's Budget for Children to be Discussed at Moravian
Moravian College is hosting the Children's Coalition of the Lehigh Valley's budget briefing on Wednesday, February 28, at 1:00 p.m

Lecture to Explore Pros and Cons of Hiring Investment Advisor
Continuing and Graduate studies at Moravian College will hold a lecture titled, "Is Now the Time to Seek Professional Investment Advice?,"

Moravian College to Host Open House for High School Juniors - March 24
Moravian College will host its annual Open House for juniors on Saturday, March 24, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Cuban Film Maker to Premier Raices de Mi Corazon (Roots of My Heart) at Moravian
Moravian College will host the premier of the Spanish language version of Gloria Rolando's latest film, Raices de Mi Corazon (Roots of My Heart), on Monday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m.

Latino leadership focus of lecture - March 20
Award-winning journalist Sandra Guzman will present a lecture, Latino Leadership in the New Millennium: Women on the Move on Tuesday, March 20th, at 7:30 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.

An Analysis of the Black Vote of 2000 topic of lecture at Moravian - March 28
Dr. Manning Marable, professor of history and political science and the founding director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University...

Apollo Trio to perform at Moravian College - April 4
Classical music will fill Foy Concert Hall when Apollo Trio perform works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Adolphe on Wednesday, April 4 at 8:00 p.m.

Moravian College Celebrates Women's History Month
Catherine Parzynski, "The History of the Women's Movement", beginning at 7:30pm in the UBC Room of the Haupert Union Building.

Moravian College hosting Year 2001 Pennsylvania Science Olympiad - March 16
More than 600 students representing 40 junior and senior high schools will be competing at Moravian College in a regional Science Olympiad on Friday, March 16, 2001.

Roundtable Topic: "The Growing Crises in Access to Justice in the US"
Attorney Frederick P. Rooney will present "The Growing Crises in Access to Justice in the US," on March 12, at 7:00 p.m., in Prosser Auditorium at Moravian College.

Moravian College Celebrates Women's History Month
Catherine Parzynski, "The History of the Women's Movement", beginning at 7:30pm in the UBC Room of the Haupert Union Building.

Seminary names Rev. Robyn Szoke 2001 Hus Award Recipient
Rev. Robyn Szoke has been named the 2001 John Hus Award Recipient for her distinguished career in parish ministry, administration, and education by the Governing Board of the Moravian Theological Seminary Alumni/ae Association.

Weber Lecture to explore changing nature of American religious life
Bill J. Leonard will present, "Permanent Transition: Religious Diversity, Denominations and Spirituality in a New Century," on March 9, 2001, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

German Club to host lecture on Kafka, Prague, and Seinfeld
The Moravian College German Club will sponsor a lecture by Professor Neil Orkin titled "Kafka, Prague, and Seinfeld (Jerry)," on Monday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the UBC Room in the Haupert Union Building.

Moravian partners with Crime Victims Council for training
Moravian College will collaborate with the Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley to offer students a sexual harassment education and prevention program .

More Moravian College students in Study Abroad Program
The Office of International Studies recently completed the annual study abroad survey for the Institute of International Education for the 1999-2000 year.

Moravian's International Club to hold dinner
Moravian College's International Club will hold its Annual International Dinner on Saturday March 24.

South African Moravian pastor to present series of lectures
Reverend Chris Wessels, Moravian pastor from Capetown, South Africa, will present a series of lectures at Moravian Theological Seminary on March 20, March 27 and April 3, 2001.

Scientist to discuss photo biology and career options for bio majors
The Tri Beta Society of Moravian College will host an intriguing lecture by Dr. Douglas Learn, senior scientist and study director for the Center for Photo Biology at Argus Research Laboratories...

Moravian College presents a reading by Ruth Knafo Setton
Ruth Knafo Setton will read from and discuss her new novel, THE ROAD TO FEZ, at Moravian on Tuesday, April 3, at 8:00 p.m., in Prosser Auditorium.

Moravian College dancers take the stage March 30-31
The Moravian College Dancers will present their 26th annual Spring Dance performance on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 3, at 8:00 p.m., in Foy Concert Hall.

Rock group "3 Doors Down" to perform at Moravian College - April 22
Platinum-selling recording artist, 3 Doors Down will perform at Moravian College's Johnston Hall on Sunday, April 22 at 7:00 p.m.

Lehigh Valley high schools get together at Moravian to discuss cultural diversity
Over 400 students, teachers, and administrators from 22 Lehigh Valley and Berks county high schools will participate in a conference on Tuesday, April 3 and Wednesday, April 4, at Moravian College focusing on ethnic and cultural diversity.

Moravian professor named Greenwall Fellow
Dr. Carol Moeller, assistant professor of philosophy, has been awarded the Johns Hopkins University and the Georgetown University's Greenwall Fellowship in Bioethics and Health Policy for September...

Renowned ethnobotanist to reveal nature's healing secrets at Moravian College
Moravian College will host a lecture by renowned ethnobotanist Dr. Mark Plotkin, titled, "Medicine Quest: In Search Of Nature's Healing Secrets," on Thursday, April 26, 8:00 p.m.

Trends in accounting profession focus of program
Moravian College's Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies will hold a lecture titled, "Next Generation Accountant: From Statistician to Strategist," on June 7, 6:00 p.m.

Germani named president of Moravian student Government
Moravian College sophomore, Jeff Germani has been elected president of the United Student Government for the 2001-2002 academic year.

Moravian professor named president of accountant group
John D. Rossi, III, assistant professor of accounting at Moravian College, was elected president of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants for the 2001-02 fiscal year.

Moravian Theological Seminary names vice president and dean
The Reverend Dr. Frank Crouch has been named vice president and dean of the Moravian Theological Seminary, replacing Dr. David Schattschneider...

Moravian receives Newcombe scholarships for non-traditional students
Moravian College received an $18,000 grant for women students from the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation in Princeton, New Jersey.

Neil Wetzel Wins Inaugural T. Edgar Shields Prize
Moravian College announced that Neil Wetzel, applied music teacher, is the first recipient of the T. Edgar Shields Prize for Outstanding Studio Instruction.

Moravian Theological Seminary to hold commencement May 12
Moravian Theological Seminary will hold its commencement on Saturday, May 12, at 4:00 p.m., in Central Moravian Church.

Moravian College Commencement May 12
Moravian College will bestow honorary degrees to two distinguished individuals at its commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Moravian Theological Seminary commencement List
Moravian Theological Seminary will hold its commencement on Saturday, May 12, at 4:00 p.m., in Central Moravian Church.

Moravian College Commencement List
Moravian College will bestow honorary degrees to two distinguished individuals at its commencement ceremonies on Saturday; May 12; beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Moravian College offers wide variety of summer courses
Moravian College is offering a wide range of classes during it's Summer Session I from May 29 to July 6.

Moravian College to build high-tech academic center
The Moravian College Board of Trustees has unanimously approved both a construction project and a financing plan for a new academic building at the heart of Moravian's Main Street Campus.

Campus safety conference at Holiday Inn: June 10-13
Moravian College's Department of Campus Safety will host the 48th annual Northeast Colleges & Universities Security Association (NECUSA) Conference from June 10-13 at the Holiday Inn in Bethlehem.

Verizon's gift supports Moravian College mentoring
Moravian College received a $2,500 donation from the Verizon Foundation to support The Learning Connection (TLC) program at Moravian College.

Moravian College offers summer learning opportunities
Students seeking mathematics courses toward their college programs will find four levels served by courses in Summer Session II at Moravian College.

Moravian College hosts summer program for gifted students
Moravian College will host the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Center for Talented Youth Program for the fifth consecutive year this summer.

Ninth Annual July Jazz Getaway to feature Wycliffe Gordon
The Moravian College Music Institute will hold the 9th annual July Jazz Getaway week from Sunday, July 8, to Saturday, July 14.

Moravian College Music Department awarded
Moravian College's music department recently received full re-accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) for each of its programs.

Leadership focus of Saturday program at Moravian College
"Leadership: Principles and Practices" is a new course that will be offered at Moravian College during the Fall semester, beginning September 1.

Moravian freshmen to walk the Moravian Mile
Over 300 Moravian College freshmen will walk the "Moravian Mile" during the annual freshman class walk on Saturday, August 25, at 11:00 a.m.

Merit scholarships attract quality Class of 2005 to Moravian College
Admission to the Moravian College Class of 2005 was the most competitive in the college's 259-year history.

Moravian College debuts online community for alumni
Moravian College recently unveiled its new "online community" service for Greyhound alumni.

Moravian College to Celebrate Mexican Music and Culture
The Moravian College Music Institute will join the Mexican Cultural Center of Philadelphia in celebrating Mexican Independence Day with the fifth annual festival at Moravian College on Saturday...

Saturday Night Live's Darrell Hammond at Moravian - September 14
Best known for his impression of former President Bill Clinton on Saturday Night Live, Darrell Hammond will perform his stand-up act at Moravian College's Johnston Hall on Friday, September 14 at 8 p.m.

Moravian College to build high-tech academic center
The Executive Committee of the Moravian College Board of Trustees yesterday unanimously authorized the immediate construction of a new academic building at the heart of Moravian's Main Street Campus.

NBC's Andrea Mitchell to speak at Moravian College - October 10
Moravian College will present a timely lecture featuring Andrea Mitchell, simply titled, "An Evening with Andrea Mitchell," on Wednesday, October 10th, at 8:00 p.m.

Moravian College announces new appointments to faculty and staff
Moravian College recently announced a slate of new faculty member and administrators.

Payne Gallery reception to highlight Smithsonian Exhibit
Moravian College will host an opening reception for the exhibition, "From Turbines to Tupperware:..."

Special Family Day at Moravian College set
Parents, siblings, other family members, and friends of Moravian College students will get the opportunity to spend time with loved ones and experience campus life on Saturday...

Corinne Lalin recent work to be displayed at Town Hall Gallery
The Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission will sponsor a display of local artist Corinne Lalin's recent paintings in Bethlehem's Town Hall Gallery (Rotunda) from October 7 to 30.

Lecture series part of Smithsonian exhibit in Payne Gallery
As part of the current exhibition program, "From Turbines to Tupperware: Two Centuries of Industrial Drawings from the Smithsonian," Moravian College will present a series of gallery talks by members of curatorial team.

Consul General of the Czech Republic to Speak at Moravian - Oct. 1
Peter A. Rafaeli, the Consul General of the Czech Republic, will present a special lecture focusing on entrepreneurship on Monday, October 1, 2001, at 6:30 p.m.

Moravian names director of business and financial operations
Mark F. Reed has been named director of business and financial operations at Moravian College.

The secrets of Steinway construction revealed at Moravian - September 26
The Moravian College Music Department and Jacobs Music will host a fascinating lecture by Ray Rotunda on the construction of a Steinway piano on Wednesday, September 26, 2001, at 7 - 9 p.m.

Moravian College ranks among National Liberal Arts Colleges
Moravian College again ranked among the nation's National Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S. News and World Report 2002 ranking of best colleges.

Moravian professor wins Excellence in Teaching Award for nursing
Susan Scholtz, an associate professor of nursing at Moravian College, received the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) for Excellence in Teaching Award on September 28, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Irene Farrera Trio to perform at Moravian - October 17
Venezuelan vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Irene Farrera will perform in concert with her Trio on Wednesday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m. at Moravian College in Foy Hall.

Moravian College to host MAA Chemistry Meetings
The Moravian College Chemistry Department will host the 35th annual meeting of the Middle Atlantic Association of Liberal Arts Chemistry Teachers, MAALACT 2001.

Moravian College graduate Mary Lou Cummings
H. Paty Eiffe Gallery is pleased to present work by Mary Lou Cummings, a Moravian College graduate in Art and Political Science, Class of 1994.

Novelist Robert Hellenga to present reading at Moravian College
Moravian College's Arts and Lectures Committee will hold a Readings from The Fall of a Sparrow, by author Robert Hellenga.

Children's concert at Moravian to feature Mother Goose Band
The Mother Goose Jazz Band will perform at Moravian College on Sunday, October 14, at 4 p.m., in Foy Concert Hall.

Moravian College to host program on management
The Moravian College Accounting Club and Economics and Business Club will play host to a program titled "Management vs. Leadership: The Synergy of two Concepts"...

Fall Roundtable Series lecture feature a visual
Moravian College will kick-off the Fall Monday Roundtable Series with a lecture by Dr. Hans Wuerth on Monday, October 15, at 7 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.

President Rokke goes online to answer concerns about national security
Moravian College president Dr. Ervin J. Rokke, former president of the National Defense University and a retired Air Force general officer, has taken to the Internet to answer questions from...

Peter von Allmen co-authors leading text examining the economics of sports
Moravian College Economics Professor Peter von Allmen recently co-authored the book, The Economics of Sports.

Moravian College to celebrate homecoming this weekend
Moravian College will celebrate Homecoming 2001,"A Greyhound Odyssey," beginning Friday, October 19.

"Civil Liberties in Times of Crisis" topic of Panel discussion at Moravian College
The Pre-Law Club at Moravian College will sponsor a timely discussion, "Civil Liberties in Times of Crisis: A Panel Discussion," Thursday, October 25, at 4:00 p.m. in the UBC Room, Haupert Union Building.

Local children selected to sing Morning Star solos at
Four local children have been selected to sing the solo portions of the traditional Moravian hymn "Morning Star" at the Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Christmas Vespers services later this fall.

Moravian to preview Christmas Vespers musical program - November 17
The Moravian College Choir will hold a special preview concert featuring the music that will be performed during this year's Christmas Vespers services.

Moravian College to be highlighted in Bethlehem promotional film
Senior Christian Szabo, an economics major at Moravian College, became the focus of attention on October 16 when he was filmed in a variety of settings on campus for a Bethlehem promotional video.

STRUCTURES about abstract painting opening in Payne Gallery
This exhibition makes the notion of structure familiar -- and even compelling -- to an audience wanting to learn how to look at abstract art.

Moravian to hold master class with renowned classical pianist Gary Graffman
Moravian College Music Department will hold a special master class with Gary Graffman in Peter Hall on Thursday, November 15, at 11:30 am.

Moravian College honors Frank J. Rauscher, III with Comenius Award
In recognition of his distinguished contributions to cancer research, the Moravian College Alumni Association recently presented the 2001 Comenius Award to Frank J. Rauscher, III.

Moravian students run two legs of Freedom Relay
Moravian College participated in the Freedom Relay of the Lehigh Valley on Sunday, November 11.

Moravian College students raise awareness of homelessness and hunger
The week of November 11-17 was National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week.

Moravian professor named fellow by American Psychological Association
Dana S. Dunn, associate professor of psychology at Moravian College was named a Fellow in the American Psychological Association (APA).

Moravian professor to compose for Houston Symphony
Dr. Larry Lipkis, professor of music and composer-in-residence with the Moravian College Music Department, was recently commissioned to write a Basson Concerto for the Houston Symphony.

Moravian College to help feed Bethlehem's hungry at holiday lunch
Moravian College will host a holiday luncheon at the Cathedral Church of the Nativity to provide food to residents of Bethlehem who might otherwise not be able to enjoy a seasonal feast.

World renowned opera star Denyce Graves at Moravian College - March 20
Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano and star of the Metropolitan Opera, Denyce Graves will perform in recital at Moravian College on Wednesday, March 20, 8:00 p.m.

H. Paty Eiffe Gallery to exhibit paintings by Dane Tilghman
As part of Moravian College's African-American History Month celebration, H. Paty Eiffe Gallery is pleased to present work by Dane Tilghman.

Bethlehem's firefighters guests of Moravian College
On Tuesday, December 18 at 2:30 p.m., the Moravian College Dining Services Division of The Wood Company, will host the annual Christmas luncheon for Wood employees in the College dining hall.