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News Releases 1999

Moravian College to Celebrate MLK with Vigil
Moravian College announced that a vigil will be held to celebrate the life and times of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, January 17.

Renown Physicist and Alumnus to Speak at Moravian College
Dr. H.J. Trodahl, an internationally renowned physicist and visiting professor from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, is visiting Moravian College this week to meet with professors and students.

Tap Team Two & Co. to Hoof It Up at Moravian College
The Moravian College Music Institute announced that Tap Team Two & Co. will perform "An Evening of Tap" on Friday, January 29, at 8:00 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Chamber music ensemble Satori to perform Jan. 31 at Moravian College
Satori - a regional chamber music ensemble featuring winds, strings, and piano - will perform in concert on Sunday, January 31, at 4 p.m. in Moravian College's Peter Hall, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem.

Moravian College Announces 10-week Spring Session Offerings
Registration for the Spring 10-week session in the Division of Continuing Studies at Moravian College is in progress.

Pastoral Care and Spiritually the Topic at Moravian Theological Seminary
The Moravian Theological Seminary will hold two lectures by Dr. William Arnold focusing on psychology and spirituality.

Moravian College to Celebrate Black History Month with Music and Art
Students, faculty and staff at Moravian College are teaming up to present a number of activities to celebrate Black History Month.

Moravian College Receives Grants from Laros Foundation and Alden Trust
Moravian College announced that the R. K. Laros Foundation has recently awarded the college $100,000 to expand the Collier Hall of Science to accommodate the new nursing program and its faculty.

Touring Antarctica by Russian Freighter Topic of Roundtable
Travel the high seas from Argentina to Antarctica with speaker, Charles Hasenecz on Monday, February 8, at Moravian College. A

Moravian Names Director of Center for Information Technology
Ron Helmuth was recently named the director of the Center for Information Technology (CIT) at Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Opera Ensemble of Moravian College Presents Gianni Schicchi
The Moravian College Music Department has joined with the college's theatre company to present Puccini's Gianni Schicchi on Saturday, February 13, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, February 14, at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Moravian College Cookbook Delivers for Meals-on-Wheels
The Moravian College Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership and scholarship honor society, is approaching its goal of raising $2,500 for Meals on Wheels of Bethlehem by selling a cookbook.

Moravian College to Hold Senior Recital for Kimberly Buschta at Moravian
Kimberly Buschta, a music major at Moravian College from Whitehall, Pennsylvania, will perform her senior piano recital on Friday, February 26, 1999 at 8:00 p.m. in Peter Hall.

Moravian College to Host Region's "College Bowl"
Moravian College will play host to the Association of College Unions International - Regional College Bowl Tournament on Friday, February 19, and Saturday, February 20, in the Haupert Union Building.

Ira Greenberg Landscape Paintings
The Payne Gallery and the Moravian College Art Club are pleased to present this exhibition of landscape paintings by Ira Greenberg.

Eleventh Biennial National Print Show
The Payne Gallery is pleased to host its Eleventh Biennial Print Show, a show of original prints created within the last three years by printmakers from thoughout the United States.

Moravian College Offers Lectures for the Private Investor
Moravian College's Division of Continuing Studies is sponsoring a public lecture aimed at helping the private investor make informed decisions about personal investing in mutual funds.

Moravian Theological Seminary Appoints Deborah A. Appler to Faculty
The Rev. Deborah A. Appler has accepted an appointment to teach Old Testament at Moravian Theological Seminary beginning in August 1999.

Seminary Names Rt. Rev. Edwin Sawyer 1999 Hus Award Recipient
The Rt. Rev. Edwin A. Sawyer has been named the 1999 John Hus Award Recipient for his distinguished career.

Sample Outlines Three Congregational Cultures at Moravian
Tex Sample will lecture on "Ministry in Three Cultures: Oral, Literate, and Electronic" in the Bahnson Center for the Weber Memorial Lectures on Friday, March 12, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Moravian College Appoints Bernard J. Story as Vice President for Enrollment
Bernard J. Story of Bethlehem was recently promoted by Moravian College to the new position of vice president for enrollment.

Moravian College Sororities Receive Regional Award for Academics and Scholarship
The Moravian College Panhellenic Council, the coordinating council for the sororities on campus, received the Northeast Panhellenic Conference Award for Excellence in Scholarship.

Champions of Slam Poetry at Moravian College on March 17
The Nuyorican National Championship Poetry Slam Team performs its dynamic delivery of slam poetry on Wednesday, March 17, 1999 at 8:00 p.m. in Moravian College's Prosser Auditorium.

Moravian College to Host Pennsylvania Science Olympiad
More than 500 students representing 37 area schools will be competing at Moravian College in a regional Science Olympiad on Friday, March 19, 1999.

Roundtable to Focus on "The Disappearing Islands — The Azores"
Dr. Mary Arenas will present "The Disappearing Islands — The Azores," a delightful evening of armchair travel on Monday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m.

Moravian College Tuition to increase 3.8%—Second Lowest in 25 years
The Moravian College Board of Trustees approved an increase of 3.8 percent in full-time tuition for the 1999-2000 academic and budget year.

"A conversation with...Frances Hesselbein" at Moravian on March 22
Mrs. Frances Hesselbein, one of the best-known leaders in the nonprofit sector, will participate in an interactive talk show program at Moravian College on Monday, March 22, at 7:00 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.

Moravian College Dancers Stage 24th Annual Concert
Student and professional choreographed works highlight the Moravian College Dancers 24th Annual Concert scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 26 and 27, at 8:00 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Adaptive Computer System to Serve Visually Impaired at Moravian
Imagine a computer system that allows a visually impaired person to place a book on a flatbed scanner, push a button, and ten seconds later have the system reading the scanned pages out loud --a system that allows the blind to read!

National Shakespeare Company's Othello at Moravian College - April 21
Moravian College will be host to The National Shakespeare Company for a performance of Othello on Wednesday, April 21, 1999.

Moravian College Offers Cruise Tour to Biblical Sites
Dr. G. Clarke Chapman, Professor of Religion, will represent Moravian College on a ship-based tour of distinguished scholars to the Crossroads of Early Christianity this June 12-26.

Moravian College Announces Computer Workshop in the Czech Republic
Dr. Jim Green, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at Moravian College, has announced the Fourth Annual Summer Internet Workshop in the Czech Republic this June.

Travel with Moravian College to Germany, the Czech Republic, and Austria
Moravian College is offering seventeen days of academic challenge and enrichment in some of Europe's most exciting and diversified cities.

"National Health Insurance: A Call to Action," at Moravian - April 14
Walter Tsou, M.D., M.P.H., will speak on "National Health Insurance: A Call to Action," on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m in Prosser Auditorium.

Moravian Participates in Alcohol Screening Day
Moravian College, along with over 600 colleges across the nation, will be participating in the first National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD) on Thursday, April 8.

Tom Chapin and Friends to entertain children at Moravian College - April 17
Tom Chapin will give a children's concert entitled "Tom Chapin and Friends" Saturday, April 17, at Moravian College's Foy Concert Hall.

Father Daniel G. Gambet to speak at Moravian College Baccalaureate Service on May 14
Fr. Daniel G. Gambet, o.s.f.s., president of Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, will be the Moravian College baccalaureate speaker on Friday, May 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Central Moravian Church.

Othello Canceled: The Taming of the Shrew to Replace April 21 performance
National Shakespeare Company performance of Othello originally set for Wednesday, April 21, at Moravian College has been canceled.

An Evening with Rusted Root at Moravian College - April 23
Moravian College will play host to "An Evening with Rusted Root" on Friday, April 23, at 9:30 p.m. in Johnston Hall.

Moravian College Roundtable - "A Tour through Olomouc" in central Moravia
"A Tour through Olomouc," a video and computer presentation by Jim Green, is the final lecture of this semester's Roundtable series and is set for April 12 at 7:00 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.

Moravian College Students Win Regional Business Competition
Students from the Moravian College Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) traveled to New Orleans to compete in the SIFE Regional Exposition and Career Fair.

Moravian College to Host Open House for Accepted Students
Moravian College will host an open house for accepted students and their parents on Saturday, April 10th, beginning at 9 a.m. with registration in Johnston Hall on the Main Street Campus.

Moravian Faculty Member Lectures in Bucharest and Sofia (via Cyberspace)
Dr. Jim West, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics and Business at Moravian College.

Moravian College Joins Great Plains Educational Alliance Network with a $40,000 in-kind Gift"
Moravian College recently received a $40,000 in-kind gift from Great Plains Dynamics Software.

Moravian and Muhlenberg Students Team Up to Help Kosovo refugees
Moravian College students are lining up at the Haupert Union Building (HUB), not for lunch or dinner, but to participate in a fund-raising effort for the refugees in Kosovo.

A Slice of Vienna at Moravian College
The Moravian College Choir, Women's Chorus, and Moravian Chamber Symphony will be performing in concert at Moravian College's Foy Concert Hall on Saturday May 1 at 8:00 p.m.

Moravian College Presents a Reading by Ruth Knafo Setton - April 22
The student Zinzendorf Literary Society of Moravian College presents a reading by Ruth Knafo Setton on Thursday, April 22, 1999, at 7:30 p.m.

Mutual Fund Seminar at Moravian College
"Make Your Mutual Fund Do What You Want It To Do" will be the third in a series of educational seminars presented by the Division of Continuing Studies at Moravian College.

Twenty-Seven Inducted into Division of Continuing Education Honor Society
Delta Omicron chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, honor society for continuing education students in the Division of Continuing Studies at Moravian College, inducted 27 students at the annual induction ceremony in Borhek Chapel.

Moravian College Student Named Fulbright Scholar
Moravian College announced that graduating senior Marianne Zwicker has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.

Moravian College SIFE Team was Named "International Rookie of the Year"
The Moravian College Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Team competed against 131 collegiate teams.

Moravian College To Offer Summer Art Courses
Moravian College, well known for its art programs, has announced the Art Department's summer schedule.

Moravian College to Offer Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Moravian College is partnering with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine to offer, via telecommunications, an intensive three-week non-credit preparatory course in clinical case-based biochemistry and molecular biology.

Moravian College Commencement on May 15
Moravian College will bestow honorary degrees on two distinguished members of the Lehigh Valley business community at its commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 15, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Art Auction to Benefit College Library
Scores of paintings, drawings and other art works valued from less than $100 to more than $4,000 will be auctioned off at the Third Annual Moravian College Art Auction

Moravian College Celebrates Alumni Weekend and Its Founding Anniversary
Alumni returning to Moravian College for reunion and celebration will enjoy an exciting schedule of events and entertainment planned for Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22.

Seventh Annual July Jazz Getaway to Feature Bobby Watson
The Moravian College Music Institute is holding the 7th annual July Jazz Getaway week from Sunday July 11 to Saturday, July 17.

Moravian College Names New Vice President and Dean
Moravian College recently announced that Dr. Randall K. Packer has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty.

Teacher Certification Candidates on Slate at Moravian College
The Division of Continuing Studies at Moravian College continues its summer offerings with Summer Session II, beginning July 12 and ending August 20.

Moravian College Receives Newcombe Foundation Grant for Scholarships
Moravian College is the recipient of a grant of $20,000 by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation to continue the program for mature, second-career women students in the 1999-2000 year.

Moravian College Hosts Summer Program for Gifted Students
Scores of the nation's best and brightest young people have descended on the dormitories and classrooms of Moravian College again this summer.

Key Researcher Victor DeNoble to Discuss Tobacco Industry Secrets at Moravian College
"It's a cover-up that is unbelievable...it's unfathomable what has been held back from the American public."

Ambassador Andrew Young to Speak at Moravian College on October 6
Moravian College will host a timely lecture featuring Ambassador Andrew Young, entitled, "The New American Century: Leadership in the Global Community." on Wednesday, October 6, at 8:00 p.m.

Moravian Unveils New Townhouses at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on August 26th
Moravian College will unveil 22 new townhouse-style units at a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Thursday, August 26, at 11:30 a.m.

Moravian College Welcomes Class of 2003
Over four hundred new students enrolled at Moravian College this fall, including three hundred and twenty six freshmen and seventy-five new transfer students.

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 third annual festival at Moravian College on Saturday, September 18, noon to 4:00 p.m.

Reading and Book Signing with Author Gail Godwin at Moravian College
Moravian College Arts & Lectures presents a special evening with Gail Godwin: Reading with commentary and book signing, on Monday, October 4, at 8:00 p.m.

Family Day at Moravian College Set for Saturday, September 25
Parents, siblings, other family members, and friends of Moravian College students will get a chance to experience campus life Saturday, September 25, during the college's annual Family Day, a fall celebration at Moravian.

Miss Pennsylvania to Perform at Moravian College
Susan Spafford, Miss Pennsylvania of 1999-2000 and second runner-up in the Miss America Pageant, will perform at Moravian College on two separate occasions during October.

Moravian College Launches New Web site
Moravian College recently went live with a new totally redesigned Web site at www.moravian.edu.

Robert Taub to Give Piano Master Class and Piano Recital at Moravian
The Moravian College Music Department, the Music Alliance, and Arts and Lectures have joined to present a Master Class and concert featuring pianist Robert Taub.

Shashmaqam - Bukharan Jewish Music and Dance at Moravian College
The Moravian College Music Institute presents Shashmaqam, Bukharan Jewish Music and Dance, on Sunday, October 17, at 4:00 p.m., in Peter Hall.

Introducing New Studio Art Adjunct Faculty
On behalf of the Department of Art, I am pleased to welcome these fine artist-teachers to Moravian College.

Concert to Celebrate Life of James J. Heller
The James J. Heller Concert Series will present, Trillium and Friends, two ensembles comprised of Moravian College music students, on Sunday, October 24, 1999, at 7:00 p.m.

Library Collaboration to Focus on Bethlehem's Moravian History
Commonwealth Libraries of Pennsylvania has awarded a $71,670 federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) NETShare to Reeves Library.

Payne Gallery Presents Frances Barth Paintings: "Geological Time"
"Deep time is so alien that we can really only comprehend it as metaphor."

Bel Canto Children's Chorus at Moravian College
The sweet sound of young voices will fill Peter Hall on Moravian College's Church Street Campus when the Bel Canto Children's Chorus performs on Sunday, November 21, 1999 at 4 p.m.

Moravian College Sponsors Laser Symposium for High School Students to Prepare Them for The New Millennium
Moravian College will be hosting a Laser Symposium for high schools science teachers and their students, Saturday, November 6, 1999.

Morning Star Soloists Chosen for Moravian College Christmas Vespers Program
Six Children have been selected to sing the solo portions of the traditional Moravian hymn "Morning Star" at the six Moravian and Moravian Theological Seminary Christmas Vespers Services this December.

New program at Moravian to focus on improving supervisory instruction
Improving the quality of supervisory instruction is the focus of a new program in the Institute for Professional Development at Moravian College.

Moravian College Presents "Racism in America Today: Five Perspectives"
Moravian College will hold a timely discussion on racism that will include the perspectives of a diverse group of five individuals.

CZECH AVANT-GARDE BOOK DESIGN, 1922-40 Reflections on European Art and Photography
Czech artists were passionate participants and innovators in the avant-garde movements that transformed European art in the years between the two World Wars.