Venango College in Oil City, Pa
Venango campus, nestled in the historic Oil Valley region, is committed to providing students with a high quality educational experience that allows for individualized services and support.
Clarion University's Venango campus offers two-year, stand-alone associate degrees in 11 academic disciplines. The campus also offers select baccalaureate and master's degrees and provides students an opportunity to begin any of Clarion University's 90-plus programs.
Venango College of Clarion University is home to the School of Health Sciences, and the Department of Justice, Law, Technology and Liberal Arts.
Aerial view of Venango campus provided by Pam Siegall, daughter of William Siegall
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Clarion University - Venango Campus from 1973 - 1975.
Venango Campus Activities Board (CAB) is please to present the 2015-2016 Cultural Arts Series. All of the arts series is free and open to the community.
*Holy Ghost Tent Revival April 21 *The Love Notes Project February 9 *Iris Jahmal
Dunkle April 25
The arts events 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.
Spring 2016 Independent Film Series
The Venango College Independent Film Series is free and open to the public. The series will feature films from independent filmmakers from Ireland, Belgium, and the United States. All films will be shown in the Robert W. Rhoades Center Auditorium on Saturdays at 7:00 pm. For questions regarding the series or any of the films, please contact Emily Aubele at 676-6591, ext. 1269.
January 30 Testament of Youth
Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it's a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.
February 6 What Richard Did
The world is bright and everything seems possible for Richard Karlsen (Reynor), the golden boy of his privileged set of Dublin teens, until he does something that destroys it all and shatters the lives of the people closest to him. Featuring extraordinary performances from its largely young cast, What Richard Did is a quietly devastating study of a boy confronting the gap between who he thought he was and who he proves to be.
February 13 Grandma
Lily Tomlin stars as Elle who has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.
February 20 Truth
On the morning of September 9, 2004, veteran CBS News producer MARY MAPES (Cate Blanchett) believed she had every reason to feel proud of a broadcast journalism job well done. By the end of the day, Mapes, CBS News, and the venerable CBS News anchor DAN RATHER (Robert Redford) would be under harsh scrutiny.
March 12 Infinitely Polar Bear
Maya Forbes autobiographically inflected Infinitely Polar Bear stars Mark Ruffalo as Cameron, a man who suffers from bipolar disorder. After a breakdown forces him to leave his family and move into a halfway house, he attempts to rebuild a relationship with his two daughters, and win back the trust of his wife Maggie (Zoe Saldana). When Maggie decides to go to business school in New York, they decide that he will move back in and take care of the day-to-day care for the kids. Due to his mercurial nature, this leads to a series of quirky, funny, and sometimes frightening episodes.
March 19 Higher Ground
Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, Higher Ground, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir, This Dark World, the film tells the story of a thoughtful woman's struggles with belief, love, and trust-in human relationships as well as in God.
March 26 Pauline and Paulette
Pauline is a 'little girl of 66 years old'. She is intellectually disabled and been cared after by her sister Martha. When Martha dies, her two younger sisters, Paulette and Cecile have to make a decision on the best place for Pauline to be looked after. Neither of them is ready to take care of her. Paulette has a shop to look after and Cecile has her Albert. But according to Martha's last will, her fortune will only be divided in three equal parts if one of the sisters looks after Pauline. If they decide to take her to an institution, Pauline will be the only heir.
April 2 The Lady in the Van
This film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who 'temporarily' parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
April 9 Room
Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, ROOM is a unique and touching exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child. After 5-year-old Jack (Jacob Tremblay) and his Ma (Brie Larson) escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world. As he experiences all the joy, excitement, and fear that this new adventure brings, he holds tight to the one thing that matters most of all--his special bond with his loving and devoted