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News Releases 2014

8/22/2014
Moravian College Welcomes the Class of 2018 with Orientation Weekend
Highlights include Move-in, Moravian Mile walk; service learning project, and HoundFest 2014

8/11/2014
Robert Mayer Energized by 'Profound Learning Experience' Studying in Mississippi
NEH Institute Provides Education Professor Access to Mississippi Freedom Struggle Activists and Scholars

8/5/2014
Moravian Named a "Best College" by The Princeton Review
Moravian College is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.

7/31/2014
Moravian College Names Students to Dean's Honor List for Spring 2014
Moravian College named 457 students to the Dean's Honor List for the spring 2013 semester.

7/17/2014
Moravian College Named a Best Value by Educate to Career
Moravian College was recently ranked in the top 20% of colleges and universities nationwide in Educate To Career's index of Best Value Colleges for 2014.

7/3/2014
Moravians Among First to Celebrate Independence Day
Before our country's Independence Day celebrations included the pomp and circumstance commonly found today, the Moravians were among the first to formally commemorate the nation's freedom.

6/25/2014
Professor Diane Husic Named National Geographic's 'Geo-Educator of the Week'
Diane is the first educator selected for the new series and was featured on National Geographic's Education blog on June 24.

6/23/2014
Moravian College President Bryon Grigsby to Present at National Media Conference
Moravian College president Bryon L. Grigsby '90 will speak at the Council of Independent Colleges' (CIC) annual conference.

6/20/2014
Moravian College Mourns Sudden Passing of Trustee Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz '84
Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz '84, a member of the Moravian College Board of Trustees since 2008 and a daughter of life trustee DeLight Breidegam, died on June 20, 2014.

6/12/2014
Sixth oldest college in the United States enhances its future with new learning environment underpinned by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Unified Access network at Moravian College supports all-Apple® device environment and integrates wired and wireless networks for high quality anywhere, anytime user access

6/11/2014
Moravian College will host Jazz and Young Musicians Summer Camps
Jazz Camp and Young Musician's Camp to be held in July

6/10/2014
Music Talents Sean O'Boyle and Suzanne Kompass named Artists-in-Residence at Moravian College
President Bryon Grigsby is delighted to announce that Moravian College has recently appointed two artists-in-residence whose talent inspires students in the concert halls and in the classrooms.

6/3/2014
Moravian College Selected for CIC's Consortium for Online Humanities Instruction
College to test online teaching alternatives to traditional upper-level undergraduate courses in the humanities

5/30/2014
Moravian College Joins United Way, BASD to Begin Community School Partnership with William Penn Elementary
In an effort to further deepen Moravian College's strong ties with the Bethlehem community, the College's first-year president, Bryon Grigsby, agreed to a multi-year partnership commitment ...

5/28/2014
Moravian College to Compete in Lacrosse at the NCAA DIII Varsity Level Beginning 2015-16
Moravian College will elevate its men's and women's lacrosse teams from club to varsity status beginning with the 2016 season.

5/20/2014
Bestselling Authors to Present Keynote at Moravian Writers Conference
The presentation is open to the public and free of charge

5/14/2014
Moravian Theological Seminary Celebrates 2014 Commencement
Moravian Theological Seminary celebrated the conclusion of its 207th academic year with a commencement ceremony on May 10.

5/9/2014
Moravian College List of Candidates for Degree 2014
Commencement on May 10 will conclude the 272nd academic year at Moravian College

5/8/2014
Accounting Foursome Advances to National Competition Final Round
Moravian students in final round of Institute of Management Accountants case completion

5/7/2014
Moravian College to Hold Commencement on May 10
The ceremony will conclude the 272nd academic year at Moravian College

5/1/2014
Moravian College Grants Honorary Degrees to Two Visiting Scholars
Dr. Constanza Ceruti and Dr. Lesley Wood received degree of Doctor of Humane Letters

4/29/2014
Moravian College to Host Writer' Conference June 6-8
New York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson and Oprah Book Club author Ursula Hegi will give keynote presentations at the first annual Moravian Writers' Conference at Moravian College.

4/22/2014
Moravian College Featured in "The Princeton Review Guide to 332 Green Colleges" 2014 Edition
Moravian College is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review.

4/11/2014
Comedian Dave Coulier Performing at Moravian College
David Coulier will bring his stand-up comedy act to Moravian College on Wednesday, April 23, at 8 p.m., in Johnston Hall.

4/4/2014
Moravian College to Celebrate Inauguration of Bryon L. Grigsby '90
College and seminary to hold weekend of inaugural festivities April 11-13

4/2/2014
Clinical Law Professor Fran Quigley to Discuss Medical Advocacy
"When the Best Medicine is an Advocate" presentation on April 14

4/2/2014
Moravian College to Screen "Nicky's Family" Documentary
Special guest Ivan Backer '49 to discuss his journey as a child liberated from Nazi Germany

3/28/2014
Comedy Legend Bill Cosby to Speak at Moravian College
Cosby to discuss leadership with students, parents, faculty and staff

3/26/2014
Moravian College to Host Regional Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Moravian College will host the fifth annual Moravian College Undergraduate Philosophy Conference on Saturday, March 29.

3/24/2014
National Geographic Society's Constanza Ceruti to speak at Moravian College
"Sacred Mountains and High Altitude Rituals" is the focus of Earth Day presentation

3/19/2014
Moravian College Dance Company's 39th Annual Concert Celebrates Founder's Tenure
Faculty Advisor Dawn Ketterman-Benner to Step Aside Following Concert

3/17/2014
Sculptor Johnathan Latiano '06 to present Annual Ackerman Lecture at Moravian
Award-winning installation sculptor Johnathan Latiano '06 will present the annual Rose and Rudy Ackerman Lecture at Moravian College.

3/13/2014
Evelyn Murphy to Visit Moravian College for Talk on Wage Equality
Former Lt. Governor of Massachusetts to present on March 18

3/11/2014
Celebrated Humanitarian Stephen Lewis to Speak at Moravian
Former United Nations special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa visits March 18

3/6/2014
Moravian College Receives State Approval for Nurse Practitioner Programs
Moravian College received unanimous approval from Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing to launch two new nurse practitioner programs.

3/5/2014
LGBT Advocate Hudson Taylor to Speak at Moravian College
Talk focuses on fostering inclusion and respect on college campuses

3/4/2014
Faculty, Alumni, Students to Perform with Allentown Symphony Chorus
A number of Moravian College faculty members, alumni, and students will perform with the Allentown Symphony Chorus during the Allentown Symphony Orchestra's presentation of Mozart Requiem.

2/28/2014
Moravian College Announces Dog-Friendly Policy
Faculty and staff invited to bring dogs to campus--with guidelines

2/26/2014
Moravian College Named a 2014 Top Workplace in the Lehigh Valley by The Morning Call
Moravian College President Bryon L. Grigsby '90 honored with Leadership Award for large employers

2/26/2014
Moravian College Names Students to Dean's Honor List for Fall 2013
Moravian College named 491 students to the Dean's Honor List for the fall 2013 semester.

2/24/2014
Nationally Recognized Author and Activist Tim Wise to Speak at Moravian College
February 25 talk is part of Black History Month Celebration at Moravian

2/21/2014
Moravian College Professor Santo Marabella Elected to Theatrical Organization
Santo D. Marabella, professor of management at Moravian College, has been elected as a Theatrical Member of The Lambs, Inc., America's first professional theatrical club.

2/21/2014
Jazz Guitarist Pete Smyser Releases CD Recorded at Moravian College
Moravian Artist Lecturer in Jazz Guitar celebrates songs of Harry Warren with new release

2/10/2014
Environmental Film "Chasing Ice" at Moravian College - February 11
Moravian College will screen the film "Chasing Ice" followed by a discussion as part of its Spring 2014 Environmental Film Series.

2/7/2014
Moravian College Celebrating Black History Month
Nationally recognized author and activist Tim Wise to visit February 25

2/7/2014
Moravian College Student Mathematics Conference - February 15
Keynote Address to focus on mathematical models to explain losing and gaining weight

1/23/2014
Moravian College Freshman Michael Guarino Wins SigEp Balanced Man Scholarship
The brothers and alumni board of Moravian College's Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter recently named Michael Guarino '17 the recipient of the "Balanced Man Scholarship."

1/17/2014
Songleader Nick Page to Lead Vocal Workshop at Moravian College
Songleader Nick Page will a vocal workshop for all ages at Moravian College on Saturday February 1, at 10:00 a.m.

1/15/2014
Moravian's Winterfest a Day of Fun and Festivities for Campus Community
In celebration of its campus community and the winter season, Moravian College will host its inaugural "Winterfest," a Moravian family-friendly event for College and Seminary students, faculty and staff.

1/14/2014
Moravian College to Celebrate Legacy of MLK with Programs for Students
Moravian College will honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. with two special programs for students on Monday, January 20.

1/8/2014
Payne Gallery Presents Experiments in Art and Technology Exhibit
Exhibition features works by Warhol, Rauschenberg, and Whitman

1/8/2014
International Steinway Artist Jeffrey Biegel to Perform at Moravian College
The inaugural Betty Aierstock Moore Memorial Concert will be held January 24