The annual event highlights student research from 17 spring courses
BETHLEHEM, PA, April 22, 2020: Today, Moravian College announced that the annual InFocus Town Hall event will be held virtually on Thursday, April 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EDT. The 2020 InFocus Town Hall showcases student research from 17 spring courses at Moravian College addressing Poverty and Inequality, Sustainability, Healthcare, and War, Peacebuilding and Justice, the InFocus “Challenge Areas”.
“In reaction to world events, the InFocus Town Hall for 2020 will take place online, and our faculty and staff have answered the call exceptionally well,” said Kelly Denton-Borhaug, InFocus Executive Director. “We’re very excited because the Town Hall format builds bridges between the college and the wider community regarding multidisciplinary research and global awareness, and civic engagement about action and advocacy. This year’s event showcases the research of 215 students. Our 30 participating community experts include people from city government, non-profits, healthcare, the legal system, sustainable growth, and more.”
The town hall format allows Moravian students to come together and share their research and to hear and learn from one another, together with Moravian faculty as well as expert consultants from the community. The InFocus Town Hall is part of the commitment of Moravian College to build knowledge we need to address urgent challenges facing all human beings and the planet.
To learn more about the InFocus Town Hall, please visit: https://www.moravian.edu/infocus/town-hall
Kelly Denton-Borhaug, Ph.D.
InFocus Executive Director
Director of Marketing and Communications
About Moravian College
Moravian College is the nation's sixth-oldest college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs. For more than 275 years, the Moravian College degree has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change. Moravian College is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit moravian.edu to learn more about how the Moravian College focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.