Clarion University — Venango

Clarion University – Venango, nestled in the historic Oil Valley region, is committed to providing students with a quality educational experience that allows for individualized services and support.

Clarion University – Venango offers two-year, stand-alone associate degrees in 11 academic disciplines. The campus also offers select baccalaureate degrees and provides students an opportunity to begin any of Clarion University's 100+ programs.

Small Campus - BIG Opportunities!  View the video to see student life and programs at Venango:  

Venango Cultural Events

Venango Campus Activities Board (CAB) is pleased to present the 2017-2018 Cultural Arts Series.  As the programming board for Venango campus, CAB works cooperatively with other campus and community entities to provide arts events that represent a wide array of cultures, experiences, and viewpoints.  This diversity enhances the quality of life on campus and in the community, stimulates dialogue and reflection, and supports the academic mission of Clarion University and Venango campus.   All of the arts series is free and open to the community. 


Fall 2017 Independent Film Series

The Clarion University – Venango Independent Film Series is free and open to the public. The series will feature films from independent filmmakers from across the world. All films will be shown in the Robert W. Rhoades Center Auditorium, Saturday nights at 7 p.m. For questions regarding the series or any of the films, please contact Emily Aubele at 676-6591, ext. 1269.

November 4

Indignation R

Based on Philip Roth's late novel, Indignation takes place in 1951, as Marcus Messner, a brilliant working class Jewish boy from Newark, New Jersey, travels on scholarship to a small, conservative college in Ohio, thus exempting him from being drafted into the Korean War. But once there, Marcus's growing infatuation with his beautiful classmate, and his clashes with the college's imposing Dean, put his and his family's best laid plans to the ultimate test.

November 18

A Monster Calls PG-13
A visually spectacular drama from director J.A. Bayona.. 12-year-old Conor), dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a Monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the Monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth.

December 2

Learning to Drive R
Learning to Drive stars Patricia Clarkson as Wendy, a middle-ages book critic who is shattered when her husband leaves her. In order to visit her daughter who lives upstate, Wendy begins taking driving lessons from Darwan (Ben Kingsley) an American citizen originally from India who makes a living as a cabbie and giving driving lessons. The two strike-up a friendship that helps her learn to take control of her life, and him adjust to his new life after an arranged marriage.




Last Updated 10/25/17