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NEH Awards Grant to Moravian to conduct Assessment Survey of Reeves Library Archives
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Moravian College a $5,000 grant to complete a Preservation Assessment Survey of the Reeves Library Archives and Special Collections.

NBC to Broadcast Moravian College Vespers on Christmas Day
NBC-TV viewers around the country will take a journey into the wonderful world of Christmastime in Bethlehem, Pa. and join Moravian College as they present their traditional Vespers Service at Central Moravian Church.

Moravian College Community Responds to Those in Need during Holiday Season
During the holiday season, Moravian College students, faculty, and staff have conducted a number of initiatives in response to community needs and holiday "wishes."

Moravian College to Help Feed Bethlehem's Hungry at Holiday Lunch
For the seventh consecutive year, 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.

Kulu Mele African-American Dance Ensemble to perform at Moravian
The Moravian College Multicultural Club will host an appearance by Kulu Mele: African American Dance Ensemble featuring music and dance from Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea, Senegal, Brazil, Haiti, and Cuba.

Abby Robinson's Photographs of Sri Lanka on Display in Payne Gallery
The Payne Gallery at Moravian College will feature photographs from Sri Lanka in a new exhibit titled, "Abby Robinson: Background and...

Careers in Creative Arts Topic of Panel Discussion at Moravian College
The Moravian College Career Center will host Careers in Creative Arts, a panel discussion and networking reception, on Wednesday, November 29, at 6:00 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Moravian College Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
Moravian College was selected as a member of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in recognition of the nation's colleges and universities response to President Bush's call to service.

Moravian College to Exhibit Portion of AIDS Memorial Quilt
Three panels of the AIDS quilt will be on display during the NAMES Project Memorial week, Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1, in Moravian College Prosser Auditorium.

Members of the Baltimore Consort and Brio to Perform at Moravian
Members the Baltimore Consort and Brio will perform "Music of the Sephardic Jews," as part of the Moravian College Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and...

Moravian College Community Orchestra to perform with Guest Artist Dr. William Carr
The Moravian College Community Orchestra, directed by James E. Barnes, director of instrumental music at the college, and featuring Steinway Artist, Dr. William Carr, will perform...

Awarding winning poet Jeffrey Ethan Lee '86 to present reading at Moravian College
Poet Jeffrey Ethan Lee '86, will visit Moravian College to read his original work on Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Arena Theater at the college.

Moravian College to Celebrate International Education Week
The Office of International Studies at Moravian College is sponsoring International Education Week during the week of November 13-17 at the college.

Dave Roper and Moravian College Big Band to perform the music of World War II
The Moravian College Big Band conducted by Neil Wetzel, assistant professor of music at Moravian College, will orchestrate The Music of World War II on Sunday, November 19 at...

Moravian College to hold Christmas Vespers Preview Concert - Nov. 17
Moravian College will present the annual Vespers Preview Concert on Friday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall, located in the Hurd Center for Music and Art in Historic Bethlehem.

Freshman Composition Introduces Writing as a Process that is Central to Learning and Life
What is the most often taught and taken course in American higher education?

Six Children Selected to Sing Morning Star Solos at Moravian College Vespers Services
Six 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 in December.

Nursing Organizations to host "Spirituality in Nursing" Lecture
The Moravian College Nursing Organizations of Upsilon Alpha Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the Student Nurses' Association, and the Nurses' Christian Fellowship will host...

Moravian College Announces Leadership Community Grant Awards
The Leadership Center at Moravian College recently announced the recipients of the Community Grant awards for the fall semester.

Moravian College Jazz Fusion and Jazz Combo 1 Concert - Nov. 4
The Moravian College Jazz Fusion and Jazz Combo I will perform Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Moravian College Jazz Vocal Ensemble and Jazz Combo II Concert - Nov. 5
The Moravian College Jazz Vocal Ensemble and Jazz Combo II will perform on Sunday, November 5 at 4:00 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Artist Scott Calhoun to present Ackerman Lecture at Moravian
Artist Scott Calhoun will present a lecture for the Rose and Rudy Ackerman Lecture series on Monday, November 6, at 6:30 p.m.

Multi-Faith Council Lecture to focus on Restorative Justice
The Rev. Dr. Donald W. Shriver, Jr., distinguished theologian, ethicist, and author will be the guest lecturer at Moravian College on Tuesday, October 31, at 7:30 p.m.

Complexity and Aesthetics in Computer-Generated Mazes is the topic of Lecture
The Moravian College Math and Computer Science departments will host a talk by Dr. Craig S. Kaplan, on Tuesday, November 7, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Dana Lecture Hall located...

Moravian College Theatre Company Presents The Diary of Anne Frank
The Moravian College Theatre Company will launch the 2006-07 season with The Diary of Anne Frank, to be presented at the Historic Bethlehem Ice House located at Sand Island, on Friday, October 27th at...

Concert at Moravian to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution
Moravian College will host guest artists from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary, for a special benefit concert on Friday, November 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Moravian College to host Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Interested in things medieval or early modern? the suspense of Tolkien? lively Renaissance music? the splendor of castles and cathedrals? the daily lives of ladies, lords, serfs, shepherds, warriors, and weavers?

Moravian College to host Science and Math Career and Networking Event
Students from the Lehigh Valley area high schools, colleges, and universities are invited to Moravian College to attend the Lehigh Valley Careers in Science and Math Conference and Networking Event on...

Tierra Tango Concert featuring Katie Viqueira at Moravian - Nov. 8
Internationally-acclaimed Argentinean Tango vocalist, Katie Viqueira, and her band (piano, bass, percussion, and bandoneon) and tango dancers will perform at Moravian College in the...

Moravian College Updates KNBT Career Library Center
The Moravian College Career Center recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to showcase the newly renovated Career Center Library, funded by a grant received from...

Sugarcult to perform at Moravian College - Nov. 18
Pop/punk band Sugarcult will perform at Moravian College on Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Johnston Hall, Main Street Campus.

Lou Lanza to Celebrate Music of Sinatra with Concert
Lou Lanza and the big band ensemble will present a concert, "Remembering Frankie," at Moravian College on Friday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Moravian College Alumni Painting Exhibition
The H. Paty Eiffe Gallery in the Haupert Union Building, Moravian College, is pleased to present works by two of our art department alumni, Katina Sossiadis Bozikis and Jason Travers.

Expert to Address the use of Contraception to Control Wildlife Populations
Wildlife expert Dr. Jay Kirkpatrick will present fascinating and controversial lecture at Moravian College titled The Evolution and Future of Wildlife Contraception.

Helping Soldiers and their Families the topic of Seminary Program for Pastors
Moravian Theological Seminary, the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, and the Lehigh County Conference of Churches are sponsoring a program called...

Renowned Auryn String Quartet to perform at Moravian College
The world-renowned Auryn String Quartet will perform at Moravian College on Friday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Moravian College Annual Alumni Art Exhibition
The Moravian College Alumni Association will feature works by two outstanding Moravian art graduates, Katina Sossiadis Bozikis '93, and Jason Travers '94, during the month of October to the 26th, in the...

Frances Hesselbein to Speak at Moravian College about Leadership in a New World
Dr. Frances Hesselbein, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Leader to Leader Institute, (formerly the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management), will present...

Moravian College Students to present "Silent Witness Story" on Domestic Violence
Moravian College will hold a domestic violence awareness and education program called "Silent Witness Story," a series of 12 monologues by students, holding life-size red silhouette figures, who...

Lecture to focus on "Truth about Migrant Workers"
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Moravian College Office of Institutional Diversity and Political Science Department will sponsor a presentation by Enrique Morones, president and founder of...

Moravian College to Honor Five Distinguished Alumni
The Moravian College Alumni Association will honor five distinguished alumni at the 7th Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony on Friday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Peter Hall, located at the Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus.

Biologist Bruce C. Coull '64 to Discuss Environmental Ethics for a Sustainable Future
Biologist Dr. Bruce Coull '64 will present a talk, Human/Environment Interactions: Ethics for a Sustainable Future, at Moravian College on Thursday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Moravian College to hold Homecoming Weekend
Moravian College announces the 2006 annual homecoming weekend to be held during Thursday, October 12 to Sunday, October 14.

Moravian College to Host Bethlehem Conference on Moravian Music
Moravian College will host the 7th biennial Bethlehem Conference on Moravian Music titled, Multi-faceted Moravian Music: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Moravian Music Foundation, on Thursday, October 12 through...

Moravian College to show Documentary Film An Inconvenient Truth
Moravian College will present a special screening of the film, An Inconvenient Truth, on Wednesday, September 20 at 7 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.

Seminary to hold Program on How Not to Think Theologically
The Moravian Theological Seminary will host a lecture by The Rev. Gregory Kongor, M.Div., titled: How Not to Think Theologically: Dionysius the Areopagite on the Instructability of God, on Friday...

Moravian College to hold Fall Open House for Prospective Students
Moravian College will host two open houses for prospective students and their parents during the fall.

Moravian College Professor Authors Book on Speech and Gender in Medieval England
Sandy Bardsley, assistant professor of history at Moravian College, recently authored Venomous Tongues: Speech and Gender in Medieval England that examines how...

Moravian to celebrate Constitution Day with Timely Discussion on Partisanship and War
Moravian College will pay tribute to Constitution Day on Monday, September 18 with a panel discussion entitled "What the Constitution Means to Me: Constitutional Essentials in an Age of Partisanship and War," at 7:00 p.m.

State of the African-American Family the Topic of Lecture
Moravian College and The Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges Africana Consortium will welcome professors Earl Smith and Angela J. Hattery of Wake Forest University on Friday, September 15 at a...

Science Historian James Burke to Speak at Moravian College
Moravian College will celebrate the 23rd year of the Cohen Arts and Lecture Series with a presentation by science historian and author James Burke titled, "Staying Ahead: Innovation for the Day After Tomorrow."

Moravian College Professor Receives James Moffett Award for Classroom Research
Joseph Shosh, assistant professor of education, and director of the Moravian College M.Ed. Program in Curriculum and Instruction, and Jennifer Wescoe, Freedom High School Teacher of English, were named recipients of...

Ceremony to Commemorate 5th Anniversary of 9-11
In commemoration of the fifth anniversary of 9/11, a brief ceremony of hope and remembrance will take place at the 9/11 Memorial Tree (between PPHAC and Reeves Library) on Monday at 12:30 pm.

Moravian College Welcomes New Faculty Members
Moravian College welcomes 12 new faculty members as it begins the fall 2006 semester.

Moravian College Professors Co-Author Mathematics Textbook
Alicia Sevilla and Kay Somers, professors of mathematics at Moravian College, collaborated to author a new mathematics textbook, Quantitative Reasoning: Tools for Today's Informed Citizen.

The Afro-Semitic Experience to Perform at Moravian College - October 4
Multicultural music will be the order of the night when The Afro-Semitic Experience performs at Moravian College's Foy Concert Hall on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Families to Experience Moravian College Campus Life - September 16
Family members and friends of Moravian College students are invited to experience Moravian College campus life on Saturday, September 16, during the College's annual Family Day fall celebration.

Julie Del Giorno Serves as Executive Assistant to President Thomforde
Julie Del Giorno recently joined Moravian College as executive assistant to incoming president Christopher Thomforde, who will began his tenure at Moravian earlier this month.

Freshmen to Walk the Moravian Mile on August 26
Moravian College president Christopher M. Thomforde will lead more than 300 freshmen students to walk the "Moravian Mile" during the annual freshman class walk on Saturday, August 26 at 11 a.m.

Moravian College ranks among top National Liberal Arts Colleges
Moravian College again ranked among the nation's National Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Colleges.

Jazz Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis to Perform at Moravian College
Jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis will perform at Moravian College on Friday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Moravian College Attracts another Large Class
As Moravian College continues a major initiative to increase the quality of its student body, the Admission Office is reporting another record-breaking year.

Kerry H. Cheever named Chair of the St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing Program at Moravian College
Moravian College has named Kerry H. Cheever, Ph.D., R.N., chair of the St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing Program at Moravian College.

Moravian College Professor Produces Short Film "Then Came You"
Dr. Santo D. Marabella, associate professor and chair of the Economics & Business Department, is the executive producer of a short film that was shot recently in the Lehigh Valley, that includes the Moravian College campus.

Professor Authors Manual for Effectively Orienting Newly Elected Board Members
Dr. Santo D. Marabella, associate professor and chair and Economics and Business Department at Moravian College, has written and published The ENGAGED® Model of Board Orientation, a best...

Moravian College Professor featured in USA TODAY article on the Economics of Sports
Dr. Peter von Allmen, professor of economics and business at Moravian College, was the lead expert featured in the business cover story on the economics of sports in USA TODAY, Thursday, July 27, 2006.

Founding Chair of Nursing Program at Moravian College Honored with Endowed Lecture
The Janet A. Sipple Lecture Endowment Fund was established to honor Dr. Janet A. Sipple, founding chair of the St. Luke's School of Nursing at Moravian College.

Moravian College Announces New Director of Career Development
Nicole Snyder has been appointed director of career development at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa., where she will be responsible for directing a comprehensive Career Center.

Father and son professors receive prestigious Lindback Foundation Awards for Distinguished Teaching
Dr. Francis P. Ryan, professor of History at Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pa., and Dr. Francis J. Ryan, professor in the American Studies Program at LaSalle University...

Ten Years of Johns Hopkins University Camp at Moravian College
For the tenth consecutive year, Moravian College is hosting the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Center for Talented Youth program.

Moravian College President honored by the Czech Republic
Petr Kolar, ambassador of the Czech Repulic to the United States, arrived in Bethlehem last week to present Dr. Ervin J. Rokke, president of Moravian College with the prestigious Jan Masaryk Silver Memorial Medal and...

Five Students selected for Alumni Fellows Awards
The Moravian College Alumni Association has selected five students as recipients of the Alumni Fellows Award for the 2006-2007 academic year.

Moravian College Expert Offers Tips for Running in Hot Weather
"Some like it hot. Baseball pitchers, surfers, and bathing beauties, are typically first in line. But long-distance runners, be they serious racers or fitness joggers, are usually less enthused," said...

Moravian College Receives Teagle Foundation Grant to Study Student-Faculty Interaction
Moravian College was awarded a $300,000 grant from The Teagle Foundation to administer a new project aimed at assessing selected programs of intense student-faculty...

Moravian College Music Institute to hold 14th Annual July Jazz Getaway
The Moravian College Music Institute will hold the 14th Annual July Jazz Getaway week from Sunday, July 9 to Saturday, July 15 at the Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus.

Moravian College to Compete in Landmark Conference
Landmark Conference will be the name of the new NCAA Division III athletic association formed last December by seven like-minded colleges and universities in the eastern United States.

Moravian College Welcomes Three Development Staff Members
Moravian recently welcomed three new members to the development staff in the College's Office of Institutional Advancement.

Moravian College to hold Alumni Weekend: May 19-20
The Moravian College Alumni Association will host an exciting program of events, reunions, and entertainments for Alumni Weekend on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 at the College.

Moravian to Honor Alumna Claire Klatchak with Medallion of Merit
The Moravian College Alumni Association will honor Claire Klatchak, B.A. '87, and M.B.A. '95, with the prestigious Medallion of Merit award during the Grand Reunion Luncheon on May 20, at 12:45 p.m. in Johnston Hall.

Moravian College Commencement to Conclude 264th Academic Year - May 13
Moravian College will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 13, beginning at 10:00 a.m., in the outdoor quadrangle behind the Haupert Union Building.

Moravian College to Hold Commencement on May 13
Moravian College will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 13, beginning at 10:00 a.m., in the outdoor quadrangle behind the Haupert Union Building on the Main Street Campus.

Moravian Theological Seminary to hold its 199th Commencement Ceremony - May 13
Commencement ceremonies concluding the 199th academic year of Moravian Theological Seminary will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2006 at 4 p.m. in Central Moravian Church.

Richard Groman '78 to Host At-Home Steinway Series Event
Richard Groman '78 will open his Bethlehem home on Friday, June 2, for the second installment of Moravian College's At-Home Steinway Series.

Moravian College Graduate Receives Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship
A Moravian College alumna Rebecca Brandt '05 was recently named a Fulbright Scholar.

Moravian Names Lebensfeld Student Writing Prizes
Moravian College recently announced the winners of the 2005-2006 Upper Division Lebensfeld Student Writing Prizes.

Moravian to Hold Sixth Annual Bethlehem Guitar Festival - June 3
The Moravian College Music Institute will host the Sixth Annual Bethlehem Guitar Festival on Saturday, June 3, at the Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus in historic Bethlehem.

Moravian College Senior Nursing Student Receives Honors
Kathryn Foster, Whitehall, Pa., a senior in the nursing program at Moravian College, was awarded the prestigious Barbara Stratton Scholarship on Tuesday, April 25 during...

Moravian Students Developing Brand Campaigns for Five Lehigh Valley Organizations
In professor Gary Kaskowitz's business management course at Moravian College, students are getting a real-life experience in...

Moravian College to Showcase Talented Students with Scholars Day
Moravian College will hold the inaugural "Student Scholars Day" on Thursday, April 27, in Prosser Auditorium.

School of Nursing at Moravian to Honor Outstanding Students
St. Luke's School of Nursing at Moravian College will present awards of achievement to two senior nursing students at the annual awards program on Sunday, April 30, at Moravian College.

Students to March and Rally to Raise Awareness and Prevent Violence
Moravian College will be the site of a "Take Back the Night" March and Rally, sponsored by the Moravian College Office of Student Life and Women's Studies Department, on Wednesday, April 26, at 8 p.m.

Science Faculty and Students Shine at National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
Several Moravian College faculty members played significant roles in the recent national meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Atlanta.

Moravian College to Charter Chapter of International Nursing Honor Society
The St. Luke's School of Nursing at Moravian College Honor Society will be chartered as an official chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International on April 29, 2006 at 10 a.m.

Motivational Speaker Sean Stephenson's to present "Time to Stand" on April 19
Motivational speaker Sean Stephenson will present his program, "Time to Stand," on Wednesday, April 19, at 8 p.m. in Foy Hall on Moravian's Pricilla Payne Hurd Campus.

Leadership Center to hold talk on Meeting the Needs of Homeless Children
As part its commitment to community engagement and civic responsibility, the Center Leadership Center at Moravian's will host a talk by Russell Valentini...

Moravian College Theatre to Present Nunsense
The Moravian College Theatre Company will close its current season with Dan Goggin's wacky and funny musical comedy Nunsense.

Hurd Nursing Lecture to Focus on Leadership
St. Luke's School of Nursing at Moravian College will hold the 11th Annual Priscilla Payne Hurd Nursing Lectureship on Tuesday, April 18.

Annual Moses Lecture to Examine Relevance of Moravian Music across Denominations
Dr. Alice M. Caldwell will present a talk, "Moravian Music on a Mission" at Moravian Theological Seminary's annual Moses Lectures in Moravian Studies.

Conference to Examine the Educational Traditions of Moravians
Moravian College will host a major two-day conference on Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, focusing on the educational philosophy of the Moravians and their impact on modern education.

Professor of Nursing to Receive Award from St. Luke's Hospital
Pamela Z. Adamshick, assistant professor in the Moravian College nursing department, has been chosen to receive the St. Luke's Hospital 2006 Excellence in Nursing Award.

Comenius Center to hold Nonprofit Executive Director's Roundtable on Lobbying
Moravian College Comenius Center and the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley will co-host a Nonprofit Executive Director's Roundtable On Wednesday, April 19th, at Moravian College, Main Street campus in Bethlehem, Pa.

Annual Zeisberger Lecture to address Emerging Church in 21st Century
Moravian Theological Seminary will hold the annual Zeisberger Lectures in Evangelism, on Friday, April 21 in Prosser Auditorium, Haupert Union Building.

Moravian's "Relay for Life" Raises $10,000 for American Cancer Society
Moravian College recently raised more than $10,000 running a Relay for Life event to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Friends of Reeves Library to Host Panel Discussion Featuring Authors of Young Adult Fiction
"Friends of Reeves Library" at Moravian College's will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, April 18, to be conducted by three authors of young adult fiction.

Roundtable Lecture to focus on Early History of American Frontier
The Moravian College Monday Night Roundtable program will present guest speaker, Dr. James Paxton, assistant professor of history, who will discuss...

Moravian Students visit Sovereign Bank as "CEOs for the Day"
Two business majors from Moravian College recently served as "CEOs for the Day" at Sovereign Bank.

Pianist Nadejda Vlaeva to perform at Moravian - April 6
Piano Masters at Moravian will present guest artist Nadejda Vlaeva, a young piano virtuoso who is gaining world-wide recognition, on Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Peter Hall, Church Street Campus.

Moravian College Inducts Twenty Students into International Art Honors Society
Twenty art major students at Moravian College have been inducted into the Zeta Psi chapter of Kappa Pi, International Art Honor Society, in recognition of outstanding work.

Moravian College to "Take Back the Night" During April 2006
Moravian College will sponsor numerous campus events during the month of April to raise awareness about violence against all people.

Moravian College to Suspend Classes for "Day of Service"
All undergraduate students enrolled in the day division at Moravian College will participate in a day of service for the local community on Tuesday, April 4...

Symposium to Explore Scientific and Religious Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence
Moravian Theological Seminary, in conjunction with the Moravian College Philosophy Department, is hosting a science and religion symposium, "Artificial Intelligence, Cybertheology and the Human Prospect," on Wednesday, April 5.

Moravian to Host Symposium on Recruiting and Retaining Underrepresented Groups
Moravian College will co-host a symposium on recruiting and retaining faculty, students, and staff from historically underrepresented groups on Monday April 3 and Tuesday April 4 at the college.

Moravian's Accounting Club to Honor Two Alumni at Annual Awards Dinner
The Moravian College Accounting Club will honor two distinguished alumni at their annual awards dinner on Sunday, April 2.

4th Annual Symposium on Black Women's Health - April 1
The St. Luke's School of Nursing at Moravian College and the Office of Institutional Diversity will sponsor the Lehigh Valley's 4th Annual Symposium on Black Women's Health on Saturday...

Theodore Cardinal McCarrick to be Honored Speaker at Moravian College Baccalaureate Service
Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick, Ph.D., D.D., the Archbishop of Washington and Chancellor of The Catholic University of America...

Moravian Sorority to Raise Awareness and Support with 30-Hour Famine
Moravian College's chapter of Gamma Sigma Sigma has joined efforts with several other campus organizations to raise money for children in need by participating in the 30-Hour Famine initiative on March 24 and 25.

31st Annual Moravian College Dancers Performance this Weekend
The Moravian College Dancers will celebrate their 31st year as a dance ensemble highlighted by performances on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1, at 8 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Pianists Frank Kimbrough and Jenny Lin to Perform at Moravian
Renowned jazz pianist Frank Kimbrough and classical pianist Jenny Lin will be the guest artists at the Piano Masters@Moravian concert on Thursday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Moravian College's Peter Hall.

Moravian College Community Orchestra and Moravian Choir to perform "The Fairy Queen"
The Moravian College Community Orchestra and Moravian Choir will present Henry Purcell's The Fairy-Queen on Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26 at Foy Concert Hall.

Healthy Eating Lecture Aimed at Preventing Eating Disorders
Registered dietitian Jennifer Doane will present a talk titled "Nutrition and You: A Guide to Healthy Eating" to Moravian College students on Monday, March 27, 7 p.m. in Dana Lecture Hall, Collier Hall of Science.

The Moravian College to Celebrate Collegium Musicum 30th Anniversary with Party and Concert
The Moravian College Collegium Musicum and the Mostly Monteverdi Ensemble will host a festive celebration on Sunday, March 19, at the Priscilla Payne Hurd center, Church and Main Streets, Bethlehem, Pa.

Week of Brain Awareness to Culminate Saturday with Workshop at Da Vinci Discovery Center
Brain Awareness Week at Moravian College, an annual education initiative organized by The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, in collaboration with...

Marcus Roberts Trio to Perform at Moravian - March 22
The Marcus Roberts Trio will present a concert performance titled "New Orleans Meets Harlem," at Moravian College on Wednesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Fleetwood Area High School Wins Regional Science Competition at Moravian College
Fleetwood Area High School edged out Kutztown Area High School to take top honors in the regional Science Olympiad among participating area (Division C) high schools and Kutztown Area Middle School outpaced the participating middle schools.

Moravian College to host Regional Science Olympiad Competition - March 17
Students representing 47 middle, junior, and senior high schools will compete at Moravian College in a regional Science Olympiad on Friday, March 17.

Christopher M. Thomforde Named 15th President of Moravian College
Dr. Christopher M. Thomforde, president of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, has been named the 15th president of Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Talk by Dr. Frank Rauscher III '79, to Kick-off Relay For Life at Moravian
Dr. Frank J. Rauscher III '79, cancer researcher and professor of molecular genetics at the University of Pennsylvania, and deputy director of the Wistar Institute, will present...

Thomas Mann to Share "One Artist's Response to Hurricane Katrina"
Thomas Mann, a resident of New Orleans and internationally recognized designer, sculptor, and metalsmith, will present a lecture, "Storm Cycle: One Artist's Response to Hurricane Katrina," on Tuesday, March 21 at 7:30 in Foy Hall.

Warren Hilton Named Associate Dean of Student Development at Moravian
Warren Hilton has been promoted to associate dean of student development at Moravian College.

Author Robert Reising to Discuss Legacy of Jim Thorpe - March 30
Robert W. Reising, the nation's foremost authority on the legendary Jim Thorpe, will present a lecture, Racing toward Regard: Sport, Bias, and the Legacy of Jim Thorpe, on Thursday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m.

Music Professor Wins Campus Culinary Competition
Moravian College put its faculty, staff, and students to a test in the kitchen with its "Battle of the Brains" Competition.

Rev. Richard L. Sides '75 to receive the John Hus Alumni Award
Nominated by his fellow alumni, Rev. Richard L. Sides '75 has been selected to receive the John Hus Alumni Award for his ministry as a creative and inspirational leader of the Moravian Church and community.

Janice Young '91 to receive the Kortz Award in Pastoral Counseling
Bethlehem counselor, Rev. Dr. Janice Young '91, has been chosen by her fellow Moravian Theological Seminary alumni to receive the Bishop Kortz Pastoral Counseling Award for her excellent work as a pastoral counselor.

Seminary to hold Annual Reunion Luncheon - March 10
Moravian Theological Seminary will hold its 2006 Alumni Reunion Luncheon on Friday, March 10.

Moravian College Choir and Women's Chorus to Perform in Winston-Salem
The Moravian Choir and Moravian College Women's Chorus will perform at Home Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Saturday, March 11, 8 p.m.

Moravian Students to Spend Spring Break Working for Habitat for Humanity
More than 30 Moravian College students will spend their spring break next week building houses for Habitat for Humanity.

Peter von Allmen named ACE Fellow by American Council on Education
David Ward, president of the American Council on Education (ACE), announced that Peter von Allmen, professor of economics and business at Moravian College, has been named an ACE Fellow for academic year 2006-7.

Nursing Majors to Visit "Body Worlds" Exhibit at Franklin Institute
Moravian College nursing majors will take a close-up look into the human body when they visit the Body Worlds exhibit at The Franklin Institute on Thursday, March 23.

Weber Lecture to Focus on Sermons that Find Common Ground Across Divides
Author and professor Barbara Lundblad will present the annual Weber Memorial Lecture program on Thursday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in Prosser Auditorium, Moravian College.

Moravian Track Coach Mark Will-Weber Authors Running Trivia Book
Mark Will-Weber, Moravian College's head cross-country coach and assistant indoor track and field coach, recently released his second book...

Leadership Center Spurs Collaboration with Community Mini-Grants
The Leadership Center at Moravian College recently announced the recipients of the spring semester Community Grant awards.

Piano Masters@Moravian to Feature Jazz Pianist Hilton Ruiz - March 2
Jazz pianist Hilton Ruiz will perform as part of the Piano Masters@Moravian series on Thursday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Peter Hall at Moravian College.

Award-Winning Drummer T.S. Monk to Headline July Jazz Getaway at Moravian
T. S. Monk, son of jazz great Thelonious Monk, will be the feature artist at this year's July Jazz Getaway at Moravian College.

Moravian College to Hold Spring Open House for Sophomores and Juniors
Moravian College will hold a spring open house for sophomores and juniors on Saturday, March 18, 2006, with a host of activities for students and their parents.

Cellist Susan Salm to Perform at Moravian College
Renowned cellist Susan Salm will perform at Moravian College on Monday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Peter Hall.

Wrongfully Convicted Death Row Inmate to Tell Story at Moravian
Moravian College's chapter of Amnesty International along with Witness to Innocence will sponsor a talk by Ray Krone on Thursday, February 23.

Fraternity to Sponsor Third Annual Christopher Seifert Golf Tournament
Moravian College's Delta Tau Delta fraternity will sponsor the Third Annual Christopher Seifert Golf Tournament on Sunday, April 30 at Southmoore Public Golf Course in Bath, Pa.

Author Alix Ohlin to read from her novel The Missing Person
Author Alix Ohlin will read from her first novel, The Missing Person, at Moravian College on Friday, February 24 at 4 p.m. in the College's Arena Theater.

Author Joyce Hinnefeld to Discuss a Writer's Relationship to Place at Monday Roundtable
Author Dr. Joyce Hinnefeld, will present "Conjuring the Birds of the Mid-Atlantic from a Seat in the Santa Fe Public Library," when Moravian College hosts a Monday Night Roundtable on February 13, 2006, at 7 p.m.

Moravian to Host Film from JCC's Jewish and Israeli Film Series
Moravian College will host the film Fateless in partnership with the Allentown Jewish Community Center as part of the 2006 Jewish and Israeli Film Series.

Piano Masters@Moravian to Feature Jazz Pianist Cyrus Chestnut - March 2
Jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut will perform as part of the Piano Masters@Moravian series on Thursday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Full Slate of Multi-Cultural Programming this Spring at Moravian
The Moravian College will host a number of cultural programs this spring including lectures, a poetry reading, and a play. All of the events are free and open to the public.

Moravian to Screen Award-winning Documentary "Mardi Gras: Made in China"
Moravian College will hold a screening of David Redman's documentary Mardi Gras: Made in China on Tuesday, February 7.

Book by Psychology Professor Dana Dunn named a Choice "Outstanding Academic Title"
Measuring Up: Educational Assessment Challenges and Practices for Psychology with Dana S. Dunn, professor of...

"Music From the Heart" just in time for Valentine's Day
In an early celebration of Valentine's Day, the Moravian College Music Institute will present "Two Part Invention & Friends - Music from the Heart," on Sunday, February 12 at 4 p.m. in Peter Hall at Moravian College.

Moravian Artist-Lecturers Release Jazz CD Treacherous
Moravian College artist-lecturers Tony Gairo and Gary Rissmiller and their Jazz Orchestra's recently-released their debut album, Treacherous.

Piano Masters@Moravian to feature Joel Fan on February 9
Pianist Joel Fan will perform at Moravian College on Thursday, February 9 as part of the Piano Masters@Moravian series.

Satori to Perform Annual Winter Concert at Moravian
Chamber music ensemble Satori will perform its Sixth Annual Winter Concert at Moravian College on Saturday, February 4 in Foy Concert Hall.

Faculty Jazz Concert to Feature Music of Tin Pan Alley Composers
The Moravian College Jazz Faculty will present their annual concert on Sunday, January 29, in Foy Concert Hall, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III to speak at Moravian College
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary will celebrate the extraordinary leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Rosa Parks with a program led by...

Opera Ensemble to Perform Selections from Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte
Comedy and opera fans alike will delight in the Moravian College Opera Ensemble's performance of selections from Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte.

Clarinet Recital with Deborah Andrus and Ensemble
The Moravian College Music Department will present a faculty recital by Dr. Deborah Andrus on Sunday, January 22.

Piano Masters @ Moravian to Feature Eduardus Halim
The Piano Masters @ Moravian series continues on Thursday, January 26 with the performance of Eduardus Halim.

Moravian Professor Authors Textbook on Economics
Peter von Allmen, professor of economics at Moravian College, whose first book (with Michael Leeds of Temple University) on the economics of sports has become the international standard in colleges and universities...

Moravian Professor receives Mathematical Association of America Award
Dr. Kay Somers, professor of mathematics at Moravian College, received a Certificate of Meritorious Service recently at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio, Texas.

Leadership Center Hosts Audio-Conference Series Focusing on International Issues
The Leadership Center at Moravian College will host a series of audio-conferences from January to April 2006, on international issues, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations.

Series of Panel Discussions to Address Human Rights and the Practice of Justice
Moravian College will hold a series of panel discussions addressing human rights and the practice of justice.