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Moravian College President Rokke Leads Conference in Europe on National Security
Dr. Ervin J. Rokke, president of Moravian College, recently served as facilitator for a European security conference.

Moravian Celebrates Patricia McAndrew '68
Honored by Royal Danish Ballet

National Book Award Finalist to Read at Moravian College
Rene Steinke, whose novel Holy Skirts was just nominated for a National Book Award, will read from her work for an art history class at Moravian College.

Exhibits in Reeves Library Celebrates Slice of Moravian History
Reeves Library at Moravian College is displaying two new exhibits. "Famous Faces at Moravian College," features archived photographs of some of the famous and distinguished personalities who have visited the college.

Moravian Launches Student-Run Professional Design Studio
Moravian College has launched a student-run professional graphic design program called StudioSouth.

Payne Gallery Exhibit Highlights Perception of Beauty in American Society
Payne Gallery at Moravian College is currently exhibiting, "The Beauty Show," featuring The Breck Girl Collection from the Smithsonian Museum of American History.

A Master Class with One of the Most-Heard, Least-Know Players in the World
George Young, one of the most frequently heard jazz musicians of our time, will perform at Moravian College with Moravian's Jazz Combo I on December 10, 2004.

Exchange Program with Australian Universities Enhances Nursing Education at Moravian
Studying abroad isn't the typical approach to earning a nursing degree, but at Moravian College, it is a viable option.

Moravian College to Help Feed Bethlehem's Hungry at Holiday Lunch
For the sixth 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.

Ross J. Born to Present Business Perspective on Financial Success
Ross J. Born, co-president of Just Born, Inc., will present, "Sweet Strategies of Financial Success: From a Business Owner's Perspective," on Monday, November 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the UBC Room, Haupert Union Building.

Global Simulation Workshop at Moravian Turns Students into Global Leaders for 3 Hours
More than 60 students from Moravian College have volunteered to clean up the neighborhood in a new initiative aimed at improving the curb appeal of the surrounding community.

Moravian to Celebrate Relocation of Revolutionary War Plaque
Moravian College will join with Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution to celebrate the relocation of the historic bronze plaque.

Dr. Holmes Rolston to present Couillard Memorial Lecture
Dr. Holmes Rolston, III, distinguished professor of philosophy at Colorado State University will present a lecture,"Genes, Genesis, the Good Samaritan, and God," on Friday, November 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Concert to Preview Music of Moravian College Vespers Services
Moravian College will hold a Christmas Vespers preview concert featuring the music that will be performed during this year's services.

Moravian Students to Compete at International Collegiate Computer Programming Contest
Six computer science majors will represent Moravian College in the regional contest of the 29th annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC).

Local Children Selected to Sing Morning Star Solos at Moravian Vespers Services
Six local children have been selected to sign the solo portions of the traditional Moravian hymn, "Morning Star," at the ninth Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Christmas Vespers services in December.

Moravian Students to Hit the Streets for Neighborhood Clean-up
More than 60 students from Moravian College have volunteered to clean up the neighborhood in a new initiative aimed at improving the curb appeal of the surrounding community.

Pirates of Penzance Coming to Moravian
The Moravian College Community Orchestra and the Moravian College Opera Ensemble will present two performances of the Gilbert and Sullivan comedy.

Moravian Receives NCAA Division III Initiative Grant
Moravian College recently received a $25,000 NCAA Division III Initiative Grant in the area of membership education for the 2004-05 year.

Spoken Word Artist Joe Hernandez-Kolski to Perform at Moravian College
In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, Joe Hernandez-Kolski will deliver his unique brand of poetry at Moravian College on Thursday, November 11, at 9 p.m.

Expert on Chinese Environmental Issues to Speak at Moravian
Dr. Jennifer Turner, project manager of the China Environmental Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Smithsonian, Washington D.C., will discuss the impact of Chinese environmental issues and politics on the United States.

Moravian Professor to "Teach the Blues" at Speaker Series Lecture
Dr. Joel Nathan Rosen, assistant professor of sociology at Moravian College, will present "Teaching the Blues: The Black Country Music Tradition as Academic Fare."

Students to "March for Choice" on November 1
Pro-choice Moravian College students will "March for Choice" on Monday, November 1, at 9 a.m.

Moravian Classics Professor Writes Political Satire
James Tyler, an adjunct professor of classics at Moravian College, has written a book that is, without question, different from every other book in a campaign season saturated with books.

Students to Endure the Elements to Raise Awareness of Inadequate Housing
Moravian Colleges students will turn the lawn in front of Comenius Hall on Main Street into a shanty town of cardboard shelters to raise awareness of the plight of those suffering from inadequate housing.

Moravian College Jazz Ensemble Concert to Honor Jazz Great Herbie Hancock
Dave Roth, the director of Moravian College's Jazz Fusion ensemble, and Tony Gairo, the director of Moravian's Jazz Combo group, will present a tribute to pioneer jazz musician Herbie Hancock on Sunday, November 7, at 4:00 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

"Bush Believes He's Divinely Chosen to Lead America" Says Expert on Religion and Politics
"George W. Bush, as a result of a conversion experience years ago, sincerely believes he is divinely chosen to lead America today."

Legal Advocate for Gender Equity in Sports to Speak at Moravian
Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, and leading gender-equity advocate in athletics, will present, "Achieving Gender Equality in Athletic Departments."

Moravian's Big Band Set to Mambo with Jazz Vocal Ensemble
Moravian College's Big Band, directed by Neil Wetzel, will collaborate with Moravian's Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Lou Lanza, for a concert simply called, "Let's Mambo," Friday, November 5 at 8 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Computer Science Team Wins Collegiate Programming Contest
A team of computer science majors from Moravian College recently took first place at the Consortium for Computer Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) Student Programming Contest 2004.

Pastoral Care Week Lecture: Understanding the Relationship between Spiritual Healing and Healthcare
Moravian Theological Seminary will hold a lecture and discussion group titled "The Prophetic Challenge to Health Care."

Something Corporate and Story of the Year to Co-headline Concert Event at Moravian
Something Corporate and Story of the Year will perform in concert at Moravian College's Johnston Hall on Friday, November 19, at 8 p.m.

Saxophonist Neil Wetzel in Jazz Recital at Moravian
Saxophonist Neil Wetzel will perform classic jazz favorites in a faculty recital on Sunday, October 24 at 4:00 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall, Moravian College.

Instrumental Works of Art Featured in Moravian College Exhibit
In conjunction with the exhibit "Unplugged: Acoustic Instruments" (October 28-December 5 at Payne Gallery), Moravian College will present three performance events to prove that all the instruments in the show actually make music.

Sixth Annual Bethlehem Conference on Music - October 21-23
Moravian College will host the sixth annual Bethlehem Conference on Moravian Music in commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the Bethlehem Area Moravian Trombone Choir, from October 21 to October 23, 2004.

Breast Cancer Expert to Raise Awareness at Moravian
Susan M. Domchek, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, will present a talk on the dangers of breast cancer at Moravian College on Friday, October 22 at 3:30 p.m.

Moravian to Present Awards to Five Distinguished Alumni
Moravian College will host its annual homecoming weekend, "Homecoming Houndfest 2004," beginning Friday, October 15.

Moravian Faculty String Quartet to Perform Beloved Classics - Oct. 17
Several distinguished Moravian faculty members will perform an afternoon of classical strings on Sunday, October 17 at 4 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Ambassador Joseph Wilson to speak at Moravian
Ambassador Joseph Wilson and Congressional candidate Joseph Driscoll will speak at Moravian College on Wednesday, October 13, 4 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium, Haupert Union Building.

Moravian College to hold Science Open House on October 15
Moravian College will host an Open House specifically for prospective students with an interest in science-related fields of study on Friday, October 15.

The Morning Call's "Blog the Vote" Panel Discussion at Moravian - Oct. 19
Moravian will host a panel discussion sponsored by The Morning Call with three of the hottest "bloggers" on the Web from Wonkette.com, DailyKos.com...

Moravian College Equestrian Team to Co-host IHSA Horse Show with Princeton University
Moravian College will be co-hosting an intercollegiate horse show with Princeton University beginning at 8:30 a.m. on October 9th at Briarwood Farms in Readington, New Jersey.

Scholar and Humanitarian Suheil Bushrui to Share Vision of Peace
Noted scholar and humanitarian Suheil Bushrui will present his vision for achieving a culture of peace for the world at Moravian College on Thursday, October 14.

Jacobs Music and Moravian College Host World Famous Peace Piano - October 29
Jacobs Music Company, one of the nation's largest acoustic and digital piano and organ retailers, and Moravian College, a private liberal arts college dedicated to providing its students with a diverse and value-oriented education...

Sol y Canto's Family-Oriented Latin Musical Fun at Moravian - October 6
The fast-paced, exhilarating music of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and Pera comes to Moravian's campus on Wednesday, October 6, 7:30 p.m., as the college welcomes the Boston-based Latin band Sol y Canto.

Cohen Arts and Lectures brings CNN Crossfire Duo to Moravian - Oct 26
Moravian will celebrate 21 years of the Cohen Arts and Lectures Series with a timely debate featuring CNN Crossfire's Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson on Tuesday, October 26, 2004, 8:00 p.m.

Best-Selling Author Rick Shenkman to speak at Moravian
Moravian College will hold a special lecture for students by Richard Shenkman, "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Voters," on Thursday, September 30 at 8 p.m.

Moravian College to Host Conference on Information Technology
Moravian College will host the itSMF Lehigh-Delaware Valley Local Interest Group Conference and Vendor Fair on Monday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

History Majors to Test Skills During NYC Scavenger Hunt
Twenty-four Moravian College students and faculty will team-up to pit their knowledge of history and New York City geography against each other next weekend as part of a history...

Student Recital to Feature Tenor Matthew Smyth '05 - October 1
Tenor Matthew Smyth'05, (Doylestown, Pa.) will perform in recital on Friday, October 1, at 8 p.m., in Peter Hall on Moravian's Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus.

A Tribute to Clifford Brown and Max Roach at Moravian - October 3
Members of Moravian College's jazz faculty will celebrate the music of legendary jazz musicians Clifford Brown and Max Roach with a special ensemble performance on Sunday, October 3, 4 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Photo exhibit celebrates Václav Havel, former president of Czech Republic
Moravian College will celebrate the exhibit, "Václav Havel - Dissident, President, Citizen: A photographic journey by Oldřich ?kácha" with an address by Peter A. Rafaeli, Consul General of the Czech Republic, at 3:30 p.m.

Moravian Professor Receives NEH Grant to Introduce Teachers to Bach
Hilde Binford, assistant professor of music at Moravian College, has received a $150,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to hold a five-week NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers on...

Monday Night Speaker Series resumes October 4
Moravian College will hold the first of its Monday Night Speaker Series lectures when Dr. Hilde Binford, assistant professor of music at Moravian College, will present a power-point presentation entitled...

A Celebration of Isaac Bashevis Singer at Moravian College - October 21
Moravian College's Reeves Library is one of 60 libraries nationwide to receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to observe the centenary of Isaac Bashevis Singer...

Family Day at Moravian College - October 2
Family members and friends of Moravian College students are invited to experience Moravian College campus life on Saturday, October 2, during the college's annual Family Day fall celebration.

Moravian College to Host Fall Open House
Moravian College will once again be welcoming prospective students and their parents as it hosts its annual round of Fall Open Houses.

Payne Gallery to exhibit photos from the National Archives
Payne Gallery at Moravian College will hold an exhibition of powerful photographs that capture the spirit of American life over the last one-hundred years.

Modern Rock Quartet featuring Lou Lanza at Moravian - Sept. 17
Modern Rock Quartet featuring vocalist Lou Lanza will perform in concert at Moravian College's Foy Hall on Friday, September 17 at 8 p.m.

Moravian College efforts to prevent plagiarism exemplify national trend
The new academic year is about to start at colleges across the country.

Freshmen to walk the Moravian Mile on August 28
Over 300 Moravian College freshmen will walk the "Moravian Mile" during the annual freshmen class walk on Saturday, August 28 at 11:00 a.m.

Jazz pianist D.D. Jackson "Suite for New York" at Moravian - September 19
New York-based, Canadian-born, jazz pianist, D.D. Jackson will perform "Suite for New York" at Moravian College on Sunday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Moravian College attracts another record 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.

Novelist Tim O'Brien to address Moravian College freshmen class
Award-winning novelist Tim O'Brien will address freshmen students at Moravian College's orientation program on Sunday, August 29.

Moravian among "Best Colleges" in Princeton Review's 2005 guide
Moravian College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review, the New York-based company known for its test-prep and education services.

A Celebration of Isaac Bashevis Singer at Moravian College - October 21
Moravian College's Reeves Library is one of 60 libraries nationwide to receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to observe the centenary of Isaac Bashevis Singer...

Moravian College professor wins state nursing education award
Dr. Michele August-Brady, associate professor, St. Luke's School of Nursing at Moravian College, has been selected as the recipient of the 2004 Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) annual award in nursing education.

Moravian MBA course provides European context to business process reengineering
Moravian College is holding a special course for MBA students this summer that compares government process management used in the United States to that employed in Europe.

Moravian names Stephen McKinney new director for information technology
Stephen McKinney has joined Moravian College and Theological Seminary as the director of the center of information technology (CIT).

Moravian names associate dean of business and management
Dr. William (Bill) Kleintop has recently been named associate dean for business and management program in the division of Continuing and Graduate Studies at Moravian College.

Moravian to host Yamaha Summer Technology Institute
Moravian College will host the Yamaha Summer 2004 Technology Institute from July 27 to July 30.

Three from Moravian awarded Medical Society Alliance scholarships
The Northampton Medical Society Alliance recently awarded three scholarships to two Moravian College nursing students and one recent graduate going on to medical school.

Five students named Alumni Fellows by Moravian College
The Moravian College Alumni Association named five students as an Alumni Fellows for the coming academic year.

Moravian College Professor's Book Wins Catholic Press Association Award
A collection of critical and interpretive essays about a controversial French Catholic priest, co-edited by a Moravian College professor, has received an award from the Catholic Press Association.

Board of World Mission for the Moravian Church in North America Names New Director of Intercultural Ministries and Communication
The Rev. Samuel Gray has been appointed as the new Director of Intercultural Ministries and Communication of the Board of World Mission (BWM), Moravian Church in North America.

Moravian Church Eastern District Elects President
The Eastern District of the Moravian Church in North America elected the Rev. Gary M. Straughan, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, as its President during the 40th Eastern District Synod, held in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on June 16-19, 2004.

Moravian College group celebrates Sister City 40th Anniversary in Japan
A group comprised of Moravian College faculty, students, and staff recently traveled to Tondabayashi, Japan to participate in ceremonies honoring the 40th anniversary of the sister city relationship with Bethlehem.

SouthSide Film Festival to screen videos produced by Moravian art students
Three feature video presentations produced by two Moravian College art students and a faculty member have been chosen for screening during the first annual SouthSide Film Festival 2004: The Prequel.

Moravian Church in North America's Eastern District Synod at Moravian College June 16-19
The Moravian Church will host a synodical conference for the Eastern District at Moravian College from June 16-19, 2004.

July Jazz Getaway to feature bassist Rufus Reid
The Moravian College Music Institute will hold the 12th annual July Jazz Getaway week from Sunday, July 11, to Saturday, July 17.

Moravian College to host summer program for gifted students
Moravian College is hosting the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Center for Talented Youth program for the eighth consecutive year.

Science Open House at Moravian College - June 4
Moravian College will host a special open house for high school juniors who are interested in exploring academic opportunities in the sciences.

Alumni Weekend 2004: "A Taste of Moravian"
The Moravian College Alumni Association plans an exciting schedule of events, celebrations, and entertainment for Alumni Weekend on Friday, May 21, and Saturday, May 22.

Moravian College Commencement - May 15
Moravian College will hold its commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 15, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

A reading of Now Let Me Fly Part of Brown Case 50th Anniversary Observance
Now Let Me Fly, a play by Marcia Cebulska about the Brown v. Board of Education decision, is the featured work in the three-part observance of the Brown case's 50th anniversary by the Moravian College...

Four Moravian College nursing students heading to Australia for special clinical program
Moravian College students in the St. Luke's School of Nursing will leave Friday, May 7 for Australia as part of their nursing course, Globalization of Professional Nursing.

Moravian Theological Seminary 197th Commencement Ceremony - May 15
Commencement ceremonies marking the conclusion of the 197th academic year of Moravian Theological Seminary will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2004 in Central Moravian Church at 4:00 p.m.

Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell to speak at Baccalaureate Service
The Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell, First Lady of Pennsylvania and Judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, will be the honored speaker at Moravian's 262nd Baccalaureate Service.

Moravian College Commencement - May 15
Moravian College will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 15, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Artist mathematician to speak on geometric sculpture
Sculptor, mathematician, engineer, researcher, writer, computer scientist, and educator George Hart has rescheduled his workshop at Moravian College for Friday, April 30 from 1:30- 4:00 p.m.

Lehigh Valley Banking Industry Leaders to speak at Moravian
Moravian College will host a "Careers in Banking Conference and Networking Event" on Thursday, April 29, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Moravian Senior Show exhibition in Payne Gallery
In celebration of the class of 2004, Payne Gallery at Moravian College is featuring "The Moravian Senior Show," an exhibition of work created by graduating seniors in art.

Award winning journalist and poet River Huston at Moravian
Award winning journalist, lecturer, and poet River Huston will give a presentation about her personal battle with alcohol entitled "Surviving the Weekend" on Thursday, April 22 at 9:45 p.m.

Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger to speak at Moravian College - April 14
Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, the University of Notre Dame football hero on which the movie "Rudy" was based, will speak at Moravian College on Wednesday, April 14 at 7 p.m.

Human rights activist to speak at Moravian College
Human rights activist El-Hajj Mauri' Saalakhan will give a talk entitled "The Changing Face of America: For Better or For Worse?" on Thursday, April 22 at 6 p.m.

Moravian College investment club wins 2004 RISE Competition
Moravian College's Amrhein Investment Club took first place in the undergraduate division for best blend style equity portfolio at the 2004 Redefining Investment Strategy Education...

Moravian College Theatre Company presents See How They Run
Philip King's farce See How They Run, first staged in London in 1945, will run for five performances in the Arena Theatre at Moravian College: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 1- 3 at 8 PM...

Moravian College co-sponsors black women's health symposium
A Symposium on Black Women's Health will be held on Saturday, April 24 at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church (W. Packer & Vine Streets, Bethlehem).

Moravian communities the subject student's research in Germany
"When I first met her, I thought she was German," remembers Patrice Good, a freshman German major at Moravian College.

Moravian College senior to play basketball for New York Nationals
As a youth, he never could have dreamed about being paid to play basketball.

Moravian College Choir to perform Bernstein Mass
The Moravian College Choir and most of the rest of the Music Department will perform a major work of the socially conscious '70s for its spring concert: Leonard Bernstein's Mass: A Theater Piece for Singers, Players, and Dancers.

Moravian College professor receives award for nursing excellence
Dr. Michele August-Brady, associate professor in the St. Luke's School of Nursing at Moravian College, has been named the recipient of the 2004 Nursing Excellence Award.

Moravian faculty art exhibition on display in Payne Gallery
Payne Gallery at Moravian College is now featuring this year's faculty exhibition, "The Faculty Creates, The Faculty Collects."

LaSalle University Theologian to speak about two modern martyrs
Dr. Geoffrey B. Kelly, professor of systematic theology at LaSalle University, will speak at Moravian College on Monday, April 5 at 4 p.m. in the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex room 101.

Kutztown Area High School and Fleetwood Middle School take top honors for second consecutive year at regional Science Olympiad
For the third consecutive year, Kutztown Area High School took top honors in the regional Science Olympiad among participating area (Division C) high schools and for the second consecutive year...

Rare books expert to speak to Friends of Reeves Library
Scott H. Husby, rare books conservator at Firestone Library, Princeton University, will deliver an illustrated lecture called Hand Bookbinding: Art and Craft, on Wednesday, April 14, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Three writers for children to speak with Moravian students
Three writers who specialize in works for children will speak to students at Moravian College in the coming weeks.

Moravian observes 50th anniversary of Brown V. Board of Education
Moravian College's Office of Institutional Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and Good Schools Pennsylvania, a citizens' advocacy group for the state's primary and secondary school system, will observe...

Moravian College students spend spring break building houses for poor
Seventeen Moravian College Students spent their spring break (March 6-14) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina building homes for Habitat for Humanity, a program created to build and improve homes for families that cannot afford to do it otherwise.

Moravian College Accounting Club to raise money for starving children
The Moravian College Accounting Club will hold a 50/50 raffle on campus from Monday, March 22 - Thursday, April 22 to raise money for The Milk for Starving Children Foundation, a non-profit organization...

Promise of the Rainbow Conference to address issues of cultural diversity
Moravian College, in association with Just Born, Inc., will host the 14th annual "Promise of the Rainbow: The Challenge of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Schools" conference on Tuesday, March 23 and Wednesday, March 24.

Moravian College to host regional Science Olympiad competition
Students representing 43 middle, junior, and senior high schools will compete at Moravian College in a regional Science Olympiad on Friday, March 26.

Three opening receptions to celebrate art exhibits at Moravian College
Moravian College will hold opening receptions for three very special art exhibitions on Thursday, March 18.

Howard University scholar to speak on Human Genome Project
Dr. Georgia Dunston, director of the Molecular Genetics Research Unit at Howard University, will speak at Moravian College on Thursday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Moravian College dancers to perform—March 26-27
This year's annual performance by the Moravian College Dancers will feature many forms of dance from ballet to tap to jazz—created by student, faculty, and guest choreographers.

Moravian College to host film and panel discussion on Inquisition of 1492
In partnership with the Allentown Jewish Community Center, Moravian College will host the film "Secret Passage" as part of the 2004 Jewish and Israeli Film Series, on Sunday, March 21 at 1:30 p.m.

Thirty Students Inducted into Art Honors Fraternity at Moravian College
Moravian College recently inducted thirty students into the Zeta Psi chapter of Kappa Pi, the International Art Honors Fraternity at Moravian College.

Biology Majors to Participate in Brain Awareness Day
Biology majors from Moravian College's Tri Beta Honor Society and Dr. Cecilia Fox, assistant professor of biology, will facilitate special hands-on activities during Brain Awareness Day at the Discovery Center for Science and Technology.

Frederica von Stade to Conduct Master Class at Moravian College
The Great Artist Series at Moravian College will hold an informal master class with mezzo soprano Frederica von Stade on Tuesday, April 20 at 11 a.m. in Foy Concert Hall.

Jazz Great Wynton Marsalis to Perform at Moravian College
Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and his quartet will perform in front of a sold-out audience in Moravian College's Foy Concert Hall on Sunday, April 4th at 7:30 p.m.

Lay Academy Course to Focus on Archaeological Digs in Holy Lands
The Moravian Theological Seminary will offer a lay academy course entitled "A Virtual Archaeological Journey through the Holy Lands" every Tuesday night, 7-9 p.m., March 23 - April 27, in the Bahnson Center of Moravian Theological Seminary.

Reeves Library Receives Isaac Bashevis Singer Centennial Grant
Moravian College's Reeves Library is one of 60 libraries nationwide to receive an Isaac Bashevis Singer Centennial Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

"Perspectives on the World" Series Lecture to Focus on Cuba
Dr. Karen Morrison, assistant professor of history at Moravian College, will present lecture and slide presentation in the 2004 Moravian College Monday Night "Perspectives of the World" Speaker Series on March 15 at 7 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.

Moravian College art student earns scholarship for study in Italy
Moravian College junior Michelle Lala (New Hope, PA) was awarded a scholarship for the spring 2004 semester from Studio Art Centers International (SACI) in Florence, Italy.

Moravian College to host conference "Women and their Work" - March 31
Moravian College will host a conference for Lehigh Valley college students, "Women and their Work" on Wednesday, March 31, from 1-9 p.m.

Moravian College to Host Roundtable on Contemporary China and Its Future
Moravian College will host a "Roundtable on Contemporary China and Its Future" on Wednesday, March 24 at 6 p.m. in the United Brethrens Room (UBC) in the Haupert Union Building (HUB).

Moravian Theological Seminary to Hold Open House - March 13
Moravian Theological Seminary will be holding an Open House for Prospective Students on Saturday, March 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Expert on Jesus in film available to discuss "The Passion of Christ"
The Reverend Dr. Frank Crouch, vice president and dean of the Moravian Theological Seminary, is available to media to discuss the new movie "The Passion of Christ."

Weber Lecture will explore humor in the bible and Paul's letters
Moravian Theological Seminary's will hold the annual Weber Lecture featuring a talk by Dr. Douglas Adams.

Rudy Ackerman and Renzo Faggioli Receive Arts Ovation Awards
The Allentown Arts Commission has named two Moravian College art professors as recipients of a 2004 Arts Ovation Award.

Distinguished Lecture Series to feature talks by five area CEOs
Five of the Lehigh Valley area's most respected CEOs are scheduled to speak as part of the second annual MBA Distinguished Lecture Series, in the Capstone Course of The Moravian MBA, Moravian College.

"Ecology and Cosmology" topic of special lecture at Moravian College
Dr. John Grim, a professor of religion at Bucknell University, will speak at Moravian College on Sunday, February 22 at 7 p.m. in the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex, room 101.

Moravian College to Host Regional Science Olympiad Competition
Students representing 43 middle, junior, and senior high schools will compete at Moravian College in a regional Science Olympiad on Friday, March 19.

Friends of Reeves Library to Hold Spring events
The Moravian College library group known as "Friends of Reeves Library" will host two events this spring.

Colin Mochrie to Bring Evening of Improvisational Comedy to Moravian
Moravian College will host "An Evening of Improvisational Comedy" featuring Colin Mochrie on Friday, March 26 at 8 p.m. in Johnston Hall.

Singer-Songwriter Jen Chapin at Moravian College -
Singer-songwriter and social activist Jen Chapin visit Moravian College and conduct a number of activities as part of the Al Williams Leadership Series.

Delta Tau Delta to Hold Golf Tournament in Honor of Christopher Seifert
The brothers of Delta Tau Delta fraternity at Moravian College will host a golf tournament in honor of Army Captain Christopher Scott Seifert, a 1997 graduate of Moravian who was tragically killed in Operation: Iraqi Freedom.

Dr. Mary Francis Berry to Speak at Moravian College
In commemorative celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Brown vs. Board of Education, Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary will present "An Evening with Mary Francis Berry."

Alumnae Honnie Spencer to perform piano recital at Moravian - Feb. 15
In honor of Black History Month, Moravian College alumnae Honnie Spencer, M.D., ATCL, LTCL will present a piano recital at her alma mater on Sunday, February 15, at 4 p.m. in Peter Hall.

Lecture to Focus on Circumcision and Religious Identity in Africa
Dr. Michelle Johnson, an assistant professor of anthropology at Bucknell University, will speak at Moravian College on Thursday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Dana Auditorium, Collier Hall of Science, at Moravian College.

Moravian College Reeves Library Expands Collection of Electronic Books
Moravian College's Reeves Library has added a second collection of electronic books called "ebrary" to its resources.

"Perspectives on the World" Series Lecture to Focus on Spain
Dr. Carmen Ferrero-Pino, associate professor of Spanish at Moravian College, will present a lecture focusing on Spain as part of the Perspectives on the World lecture series, on Monday, February 9 at 7 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.

Moravian College Society of Physics Students Wins Award
The Moravian College chapter of the Society of Physics Students has been selected as an outstanding SPS Chapter for the 2002-2003 school year.

Moravian College Student's Original Musical Set to Take the Stage
The original musical Aliya, written by Moravian College senior music composition major Emily Ralph, will take the stage at Moravian College.

Payne Gallery to exhibit Edgar Jerins' "My Brothers My Friends"
The Payne Gallery at Moravian College will exhibit the work of Edgar Jerins, a Nebraska-born artist who draws unusually large charcoal and pencil works of tense domestic situations and troubled people.

Moravian College Professor Edits Book on Civil Rights Act of 1964
Robert H. Mayer, professor of education at Moravian College and advisor for the historical studies major in its Department of Education, has edited a book of original sources about a major piece of civil rights legislation.

Moravian assistant football coach part of Super Bowl team
Will Luca, an assistant football coach at Moravian College, will be part of the organization team for Super Bowl XXXVIII, to be held Sunday, February 1, in Houston, Texas.

Story Receives Award of Excellence from College Board
Bernard J. Story, vice president for enrollment at Moravian College has been named the recipient of the College Board's William U. Harris Award of Excellence.

Moravian Names Assistant Dean for Continuing and Graduate Studies
Moravian College has named Vivian Davis-Martinez as assistant dean for the Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies.

Moravian College Choir to Perform at Churches in Virginia and Maryland
The Moravian College Choir has scheduled a two-day concert tour for the month of January.

Salome Thomas-El to speak at Moravian College leadership program
As part of Moravian College's Al Williams Leadership Series, Mr. Salome Thomas-El will speak at the College on Monday, February 2, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.

Moravian College Professor Travels to Croatia to Address Nurses
Dr. Michele August-Brady, Associate Professor in the St. Luke's School of Nursing at Moravian College, addressed practicing professional nurses, nurse managers, and administrators in Zagreb, December 15-21, at the invitation of the Croatian government.

Moravian students to honor MLK through community service
Moravian College will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a "Day of Service in the Spirit of Martin Luther King" on Monday, January 19, 2004.

Moravian College students named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
Sixty-Two Moravian College students have been nominated for inclusion in the 2004 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Warren Vaché to join Dave Roth Trio for evening of jazz at Moravian
Renowned jazz musician Warren Vaché Jr. will join Moravian College jazz piano faculty instructor Dave Roth, bassist Paul Rostock, and drummer Glenn Davis for a concert.

Hans-Beat Motel to assess Moravian Church's role in the global community
Hans-Beat Motel will present a lecture, "The Moravian Church as a Global Community: Dreams at the Beginning, Challenges Today, and Dreams for the Future," on Thursday April 24, from 9:30 am - 2:30 pm...

Moravian College to host open house for high school juniors - March 22
Moravian College will host its annual Open House for juniors on Saturday, March 22, beginning at 9:00 a.m. with registration in Johnston Hall on the Main Street Campus.

American Journal of Nursing editor to address the future of nursing
The St. Luke's School of Nursing at St. Luke's Hospital and Moravian College will present the Eighth Annual Priscilla Payne Hurd Nursing Lectureship.

Moravian's Annual International Club dinner becoming a tradition
Moravian's International Club will hold its annual dinner which is fast becoming a popular tradition at the College.