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Founders Week 2022

Celebrating the 280th Anniversary of the Founding of Moravian University

Monday, April 4 - Friday, April 8, 2022

As an institution founded by women and the first to educate women, we are excited to spend a week celebrating our alumnae, students, and the generations to come.

Registration coming soon!

Women Researchers Reception

April 4, 7 p.m.
PPHAC Atrium
Alumnae* who participated in WISE, SOAR, and/or Honors Projects are invited to meet current women students participating in research.

Greek Women Reception

April 5, 7 p.m.
HUB Pavilion
Greek alumnae* are invited to meet current Greek women students.

Women Athletes Reception

April 6, 7 p.m.
Johnston Hall
Alumnae* athletes are invited to meet current women athletes.

Young Alumnae Happy Hours

April 7, 6 p.m.
Alumnae* who have graduated in the last ten years (class years 2012-2021) are invited to gather at one of three happy hours. Locations coming soon!

Return & Learn: Women’s College Display

April 7, 7:30 p.m.
Brethren’s Hall
All alumni are invited to view the Women’s College Display which depicts the founding of our beloved institution. Hear from University Archivist, Cory Dieterly, on a few of the special pieces.

Morning Tea with First Lady Lea Grigsby P’22

April 8, 10:30 a.m.
Peter Hall, Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus of Moravian University
Alumnae* who have graduated 50 or more years ago (class years 1972 and back) are invited to join us for morning tea and a special virtual presentation by Dr. Katherine Faull, the foremost scholar on Anna Nitschmann.

Meet Benigna

April 8, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Haupert Union Building
Find Benigna in the Haupert Union Building to learn about the founding of Moravian. Those who follow her directions will be awarded their Founders Week gift.

Trotsky Family Lounge Dedication

April 8, 4 - 6 p.m.
Alumni House
Join us to celebrate the incredible gifts of art by Joann Trotsky ’64 as we officially open the Trotsky Family Lounge.

Anna Nitschmann Society Reception

April 8, 6:30 p.m.
3rd Floor Atrium, Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex
By invitation only, members of the Anna Nitschmann Society are invited to a reception.

*Alumnae events are designated for female graduates but are open to anyone.

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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.