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February 23, 2018

Pioneer Award honors the late John Shropshire at artists’ showcase

In recognition of Black History Month, Clarion University Black Caucus and Minority Student Services will honor the late John Shropshire (’61) during the Pittsburgh Artists’ Showcase at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in Hart Chapel.

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February 22, 2018

Spoken Arts Series presents poet Cameron Barnett

Poet Cameron Barnett will give a reading at 5 p.m. March 6 in the University Art Gallery as part of Clarion University’s Spoken Arts Visiting Writers Series.

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February 20, 2018

‘Becky’s New Car’ opens Feb. 28 at Clarion University

Clarion University Theatre will present “Becky’s New Car” Feb. 28 through March 4 in Marwick-Boyd Little Theatre. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1-3, and 2 p.m. March 4.

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February 19, 2018

Community invited to meet candidates for Clarion University presidency

Clarion University Presidential Search Committee has invited three candidates for university president to visit campus and conduct open forums. Community members, along with employees and students, are welcome and encouraged to attend and provide feedback via a survey managed by the firm, AGB Search.

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February 15, 2018

Clarion Spoken Arts Series welcomes writer Lori Jakiela

Nonfiction writer and poet Lori Jakiela will speak at 5 p.m. Feb. 20 in the University Art Gallery as part of Clarion University’s 2017-2018 Spoken Arts Series. Sponsored by the department of English and modern languages, the event is free and open to the public.

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February 15, 2018

Speaker Rizzo inspires overcoming obstacles

Author and motivational speaker Darrick Rizzo will present “Overcome and Keep it Moving” at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in the multi-purpose room of Gemmell Student Complex, Clarion University. Sponsored by the Office of Minority Services, the event is free and open to the public.

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February 14, 2018

Venango Veterans Club hosts March 5 blood drive

Venango Veterans Club will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 5 in the gymnasium in Rhoades Hall, Venango Campus of Clarion University.

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February 12, 2018

Christian illusionist performs at Clarion University

Christian illusionist Zak Mirzadeh will present “Nothing Up My Sleeve” at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 in the multi-purpose room of Gemmell Student Complex.

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February 12, 2018

PA opioid epidemic is topic of Clarion University conference

Clarion University will host “Communities in Crisis – PA Opioid Epidemic” from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 12 in the multi-purpose room of Gemmell Student Complex. Dr. Rachel Levine, currently acting secretary of health for Pennsylvania, will be the keynote speaker.

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February 08, 2018

Mural fortitude

When Clarion University alumni Dan McAdoo was diagnosed with Wilson’s disease at 8 years old, he was prescribed a form of therapy that shaped his college major, as well as his future career.

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February 06, 2018

$42.7 Million Clarion University Tippin Gym Renovation Project Awarded

The Pennsylvania Department of General Services announced today the Clarion University Tippin Gymnasium Renovation Project has officially been awarded and construction is expected to begin in March.

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February 05, 2018

Circulate the love and give blood at Clarion Nursing Club drive

Clarion University Bachelor of Science Nursing Club will mark Valentine’s Day at a Circulate the Love blood drive with American Red Cross from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Gemmell Student Center multi-purpose room.

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February 05, 2018

Clarion alumnus, trustee Weaver to lead Government Performance Office

Building his commitment to create a “Government That Works,” Gov. Tom Wolf has elevated the administration’s efficiency initiatives to an executive level office by creating the Office of Performance through Excellence. The office will lead Wolf’s ongoing efforts to bring private sector organizational strategies and processes to state agencies.

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February 02, 2018

Clarion production of Eve Ensler play will feature #MeToo component

The Clarion V-Day Project and Women and Gender Studies will present “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant & A Prayer” at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 17 in Hart Chapel, Clarion University. The play is a presentation of writings to stop violence against women and girls, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. This is the 18th year that Clarion University has presented a performance based on Ensler’s work.

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January 31, 2018

Clarion University – Venango welcomes comedian Andrew Kennedy

Clarion University – Venango will present bilingual entertainer Andrew Kennedy, one of the most hysterical comedians of today, at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 in Robert W. Rhoades Center, Venango Campus, Oil City. Admission is free.

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January 30, 2018

Raehsler joins renowned economists as Omicron Delta Epsilon officer

Dr. Rod Raehsler, professor of economics at Clarion University, will serve a two-year term as a vice president on the national board of directors for Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international honor society for economics. As a national officer, he joins Nobel Prize economists Robert Lucas, Thomas Sargent and Robert Solow, as well as internationally known economists William Baumol, Paul Romer, Alvin Roth and Richard Thaler.

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January 29, 2018

‘Medicine & Magic’ is first exhibition of spring at Clarion gallery

Clarion University Gallery will open the spring semester with “Constant Albertson: Medicine & Magic.” The exhibition, which runs Jan. 30 through March 17, encourages viewers to distinguish between medicine and magic: What is good for us? What can heal? What is a distraction?

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January 29, 2018

Tool eases process of finding, applying for scholarships at Clarion

A new tool is now in place to help Clarion University students identify scholarships for which they are eligible to apply.

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January 29, 2018

Clarion student group challenges community to month on SNAP benefits

Clarion University Advisory Board for Leadership and Engagement is coordinating a month-long SNAP Challenge from Feb. 2 to March 2. Participants are challenged to spend only the amount allotted to Pennsylvania residents receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits.

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January 26, 2018

It’s On Us campaign is focus of Clarion University panel

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January 25, 2018

Clarion graduate students awarded prestigious scholarship

Clarion University graduate students Erin Neely of Mars and Aubrey Monte of Beaver, both intervention specialist majors, have been awarded Pennsylvania Council on Exceptional Children’s prestigious George O’Neill Memorial Scholarship.

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January 25, 2018

Will a robot take your job? Clarion presents automation discussion

Clarion University’s 2017-18 Mary L. Seifert Cultural Series, “Work and the American Dream,” will present a panel discussion, “Automation and the Future of Work in America,” at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 in Suites on Main North theater.

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January 12, 2018

Welcome back from break

Welcome back to Clarion University. We hope you had a relaxing break and are ready to begin the spring semester.

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January 02, 2018

‘Bring the Dream to Life’ is theme of MLK Community Breakfast

Clarion University invites the community to its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast at 8 a.m. Jan. 15 at Eagle Commons on Clarion’s campus. This year’s theme is “The King Legacy: Bring the Dream to Life.”

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Last Updated 2/23/18