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December 14, 2017
Catch up on the latest contributions and achievements of Moravian College faculty on and off campus

December 14, 2017

By Nicole Radzievich



This article originally appeared in the November 24, 2017, edition of The Morning Call; photography, courtesy Addison George/Special to The Morning Call



Many communities can probably boast that Abraham Lincoln once slept there.



But how many can claim a connection to his death bed? Bethlehem can — or at least to the bed’s owner.



After the bullet hit Lincoln at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C, he was taken to the nearby home of William Petersen where the president spent his final hours on a spare bed.



December 14, 2017
Here, a roundup of the latest achievements of Moravian College alumni, near and far.

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December 14, 2017
If you are looking for something interesting to do over winter break, members of the history department and others at Moravian would like to suggest some of our favorite day trips. Each is within a couple of hours drive of Bethlehem. This list is not intended to be exhaustive – just a sample. Send us your favorites, and we’ll include them in a future list!

December 14, 2017
In the 60s women played half-court basketball because full court was considered too strenuous, but lacrosse players wore no protective gear. Student-athlete Christina Grigg Martin '67 was a smoker, and Nancy McKinley Hawkins '69 played multiple sports but didn’t tell her parents, who disapproved of women’s sports. These were just a few of the recollections shared among the 17 student-athlete alumnae who gathered in the HUB on November 10 at a luncheon in honor of their coach of 50 years ago, Chris Wytock Jackson.

November 13, 2017
Christian Flores Ortiz had been taking college classes for only a month in Puerto Rico when he and his family left the hurricane-damaged island for Bethlehem. On the plane ride over, he hoped that he would be able to enroll at a college in the Lehigh Valley so he could reach his dream of becoming a graphic artist. But he worried it could take some time to find a school to attend and one he could afford.


November 13, 2017
On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Moravian College English Alumni returned for the Coffee and Connections networking event to provide words of advice for current English majors and minors. The event took place in the Afterwords Cafe in Reeves Library where the three panelists, Keri Lindenmuth ’16, Courtney Wright-Werner ’06, and Matt Caltabiano ’95 answered questions mediated by Nicole Tabor, associate professor of English.

November 13, 2017
About 1,300 attendees, half over the age of 55, piled into Johnston Hall at 7 p.m. to listen to one of the two journalists who broke the Watergate scandal. Bernstein, the 2017 Cohen Arts & Lecture Speaker, came to Moravian to speak about past and present journalism, the politics of today’s world, and people’s obligation to their government.

November 13, 2017
Catch up on the fun, fellowship, and achievements of Greyhounds around the globe.

November 13, 2017
Take a look at what Moravian College faculty have been up to. Here, the latest publications, presentations, and more.