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February 20, 2017

Om, sweet om

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February 17, 2017

Bestselling author, eating disorders expert, visits Clarion

Clarion Student Senate, Bacchus Gamma and the University Activities Board will co-sponsor a visit by Jenni Schaefer, a renowned motivational speaker, author and respected voice on the topic of eating disorders, at 6 p.m. March 2 in Gemmell MPR.

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February 16, 2017

Returning adults enjoy success with Clarion Online

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February 14, 2017

Spoken Arts Series welcomes award-winning writer Nieson

Clarion University Spoken Arts Series will welcome multi-genre, award-winning writer Marc Nieson at 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in the university gallery, Carlson Library, Level A. The event is free and open to the public.

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February 14, 2017

Series examines classic WWI novels and their film adaptations

Clarion Free Library will host a book series examining classic World War I novels and exploring their film adaptation. The series, “WW I Centennial: A Commemoration of the Great War through Books & Films,” is supported by a Clarion University Community Fellows grant and runs from March to June, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the war.

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February 13, 2017

"Brothers" continues Seifert Cultural Series

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February 07, 2017

Gov. Wolf proposes third straight year of increased funding for State System

Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his proposed 2017-18 commonwealth budget Feb. 7, recommending a third straight year of increased funding for Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The governor’s proposal would provide the State System about $453.1 million next year to help fund the operations of the 14 state-owned universities, an increase of almost $9 million from the current year’s funding level.

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February 06, 2017

Clarion University to launch new College of Health and Human Services

Clarion University has renamed Venango College to the College of Health and Human Services, effective July 1, to better reflect the growing demand for the professional programs it offers and to better align the academic programs that exist on all of the university’s campuses.

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February 06, 2017

Clarion production brings awareness to violence against women

Clarion University women and gender studies program and student organization The VDay Project welcome students and the community to their second annual production of “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer” at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 and at 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 18 in Hart Chapel.

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February 01, 2017

Reception opens collaborative exhibition at university art gallery

An opening reading and reception is planned for “The Four Seasons and Selected Works: A Collaborative Book and Exhibit” from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in Clarion University art gallery.

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February 01, 2017

Weaver appointed, Kifer and Ali-Zaidi reappointed to Clarion University Council of Trustees

Gov. Tom Wolf has named Neil R. Weaver (’00), York, Pa., to Clarion University Council of Trustees. The Council of Trustees is composed of 11 members who, except for the student member, are nominated by the governor and appointed by Pennsylvania Senate.

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January 17, 2017

Subtropical studies

You can excuse Taylor Braunagel if you think she talks too fast, or if you think conversations with her jump chaotically from topic to topic. That’s because she’s busy, even in the context of a generation in which individuals pride themselves on squeezing 26 hours of activity into 24-hour days.

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January 09, 2017

Teaching on the tundra

When Tony Knapp accepted a position as a teacher in Alaska's tundra, he knew it would be a challenge. However, nothing could have prepared him for life in the bush or teaching in a bush classroom - and more often than not, the two go hand-in-hand.

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January 05, 2017

Community breakfast honors MLK legacy of love and courage

Clarion University invites the community to its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast at 8 a.m. Jan. 16 at Eagle Commons on Clarion’s campus. This year’s theme is “Love and Courage.”

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Last Updated 2/20/17