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Virtual Founder's day 2021

Tuesday, April 6 - Thursday, April 8, 2021

*All events will be held via Zoom*

Moravian University cordially invites you to celebrate
A Virtual Evening on Church Street
in observance of our 279th Founder’s Day

Tuesday, April 6
7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (EST)
Our Women Leaders of the Past 

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Katherine M. Faull about Anna Nitschmann, one of Moravian’s lesser known founders and first philanthropists. Dr. Faull, Principal Investigator for Moravian Lives and Professor of German and Humanities at Bucknell University, will share the impact Anna left on the Moravian community as a prominent woman leader.

Wednesday, April 7 
7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (EST)
Our Women Leaders of the Present

Through transformative experiences at Moravian University, our alumnae are extraordinarily accomplished. We are excited to bring three of these remarkable alumnae, Dr. Mary Kate Andris, Ed.D. ’96, former President and CEO of YWCA South Hampton Roads, Deborah O. McKinnon, J.D. ’73, Executive Director of the American College of Trust and Estate Council (ACTEC) and Board of Trustees member since 2008, and Dr. Honnie P. Spencer M.D. ’90, Family Physician and Board of Trustees member since 2010 to lead the evening’s conversation. They will discuss how their unique Moravian experience led them to be impactful leaders within their career fields, their community, and the Moravian community.

Thursday, April 8
7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (EST)
Our Women of Leaders of the Future 

Moravian University’s future is as bright as ever. Our students are already leaders as they hone their personal, academic, and professional capabilities. Victoria Vargas ’21, senior Biology major and recent Undergraduate Research Club President, and Gabrielle Stanley ’21, senior English and Writing Studies major who participated in the Student Opportunities for Academic Research (SOAR) Honors program, will share their Moravian experiences and how they will lead in the 21st Century. 

Thanks to our Founder's Day Sponsors!

The Moravian University Alumni Association 

Should you have questions, please contact Justin DeRenzis, Assistant Director of Alumni & Parent Engagement, at or 610-861-1584.

Moravian University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have any questions regarding physical accessibility, please contact the Alumni Engagement Office at 610 861-1366 at least one week prior to this event.