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March 25, 2015

Clarion University and Clarion University Foundation, Inc., name campaign steering committee; prepare for largest campaign in Clarion’s history

Volunteer leadership is in place as Clarion University and Clarion University Foundation, Inc., move towards their largest campaign in history. Chaired by Clarion University Foundation Inc., Board President Jane France ‘71, the campaign steering committee is working actively to move the campaign toward a public launch.

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March 18, 2015

Clarion earns spot on President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Clarion University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The President’s Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition an institution of higher education can receive for its community service work.

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March 17, 2015

Susanne Fenske accepts VP of student affairs position at Clarion

Susanne Fenske, Ph.D., has accepted the position of vice president of student affairs for Clarion University. Fenske, who currently is director of student development for Waukesha County (Wisc.) Technical College, will begin July 6 at Clarion.

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March 17, 2015

New nutrition and fitness degree prepares grads for fast-growing wellness field

Clarion University is shaping up its degree offerings with its new Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Fitness. The decision to offer this new degree is based on a shift in health care which places an emphasis on not only treating sick people but preventing illness and diseases in the first place

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March 16, 2015

Clarion launches new nutrition and fitness program

Clarion University is shaping up its degree offerings with its new Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Fitness.

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March 09, 2015

Clarion takes first in FASTech competition

Clarion University students won the second annual FASTech Competition at the Technology Tools for Today conference in Dallas.

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March 06, 2015

537 Clarion: Community Learning Workshop

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March 05, 2015

Winter break begins 3/6

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March 04, 2015

7 Venango College of Clarion University students to participate in spring mission trip

Seven Venango College of Clarion University students from the SEED Club (Studying, Engaging, Exploring, and Discipleship) are headed to Moss Point, Mississippi for spring break on March 7th with the organization World Changers. They will be assisting with building decks and ramps, roofing and basic home repairs. The following students will be participating in the mission trip and service: Amanda Cameron of Mercer; Nathan Hannah of Seneca; Elizabeth Haughey of Butler; Raymond Marino of Boyers; Casey McVay of Franklin who serves as the club advisor; Savannah Mona of Meadville; Emily Quaill of Emlenton who serves as the club president; and Rhonni Seth of New Castle.

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February 27, 2015

Clarion University students awarded Applied Technology Scholarship

Isaac Coon of Franklin and Robert Christy of Pleasantville are the recipients of Clarion's Applied Technology Scholarship.

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February 26, 2015

Free film, talk explore 1919 White Sox baseball scandal

Clarion University History Club and University Activity Board will present a screening of the historical film “Eight Men Out” at 7 p.m. March 3 in Hart Chapel.

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February 18, 2015

Internet firm that listed dangerous campuses issues correction and apology

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February 16, 2015

Innovation Incubation

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February 16, 2015

Clarion University Theatre presents 'Nunsense'

Clarion University Theatre presents the musical “Nunsense” at 8 p.m. Feb. 25-28 and 2 p.m. March 1 in Marwick-Boyd. Tickets are $12 for adults, $9 for children and free for students with a valid ID.

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February 12, 2015

Update on Feb. 10 sexual assault incident at Clarion University

I am writing to let you know that the Clarion University law enforcement and administration continue to aggressively work to determine and apprehend the suspect in the Feb. 10 assault case. The safety of our students, employees and community is a great priority and concern. The university is working with local and state law enforcement agencies.

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February 12, 2015

Venango College of Clarion University Honors Distinguished Alumna

The Clarion University Alumni Society has named Mrs. Betsy Kellner as the Venango College 2015 Distinguished Alumna. Kellner will be honored on Tuesday, April 28 with a day of activities at the Venango campus including a community reception at 5 p.m. that day. She will receive her official award from the Alumni Association on June 5th at a dinner on the Clarion campus during the Alumni Weekend celebration. Kellner is currently the executive director of the Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry.

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February 09, 2015

Break-out role: PASSHE approves new criminal justice degree at Clarion

Clarion University was approved Jan. 22 to offer a bachelor’s degree completion program in criminal justice administration. PASSHE approved the program as part of its continuing focus on the critical workforce needs of Pennsylvania. The new program provides individuals, who either hold a two-year degree or who have amassed 60 college credits, the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice administration.

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February 09, 2015

Clarion’s Laser Mania rocks to music of Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Beatles and U2

Clarion University Department of Physics will present Laser Mania, a laser spectacular, at 7 p.m. nightly, Feb. 26 through March 3, with an afternoon matinee at 2 p.m. March 1, in Peirce Planetarium in the Science and Technology Center.

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February 04, 2015

Clarion presents Ensler’s ‘A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer’

Clarion University VDay project and the Women and Gender Studies program will present “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer: Writings to Stop Violence against Women and Girls” at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 and 21 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 21 in Hart Chapel.

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February 04, 2015

Clarion Circle K hosts Wish Week for a Make-a-Wish Foundation

Clarion University Circle K will host Wish Week Feb. 17-20. The week of events, consisting of indoor activities such as volleyball, dodgeball, Zumba and 3-on-3 basketball, is being held as a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation, to help fulfill a child’s wish.

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January 30, 2015

Gonzales accepts position as executive dean of Clarion University’s Venango College

Roxanne M. Gonzales, Ed.D., has accepted the position of executive dean of Clarion University’s Venango College. She will begin July 1. Gonzales assumes the position held on an interim basis by Colleen McAleer, Ph.D., since July 1, 2014, and previously held for 12 years by Christopher Reber, Ph.D., who left Clarion to accept the presidency of The Community College of Beaver County.

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January 30, 2015

‘Keeping the Dream Alive’ presentations set during Black History Month

Clarion University will host two February events as part of the 2014-2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Series, “Keeping the Dream Alive.” Both are free and open to the public.

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January 26, 2015

"I do what I love."

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January 26, 2015

Former Heinz executive joins Clarion as VP for finance and administration

Clarion University will welcome Leonard A. Cullo Jr. Feb. 16 as vice president for finance and administration following a nationwide search. He fills the position held on an interim basis since fall 2012 by Peter Fackler. Cullo, an experienced financial executive with a proven record of accomplishments in capital market transactions, risk management, investment management and mergers and acquisitions, comes to Clarion after having spent almost 23 years with H.J. Heinz Company, Pittsburgh.

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January 22, 2015

Seal of Approval

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January 22, 2015

U.S. News and World Report ranks Clarion online MBA among the best

Clarion University’s Master of Business Administration program has been ranked among the top choices in U.S. News and World Report’s prestigious Best Online Programs survey. The ranking is based on statistical information about admissions selectivity, student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology.

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January 22, 2015

Clarion/Edinboro online MSN program ranks high in U.S. News and World Report survey

Clarion and Edinboro universities' Master of Science in Nursing program has been ranked among the top choices in U.S. News and World Report’s prestigious Best Online Programs survey. The ranking is based on statistical information about admissions selectivity, student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology.

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January 20, 2015

Welcome Back

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January 05, 2015

Clarion's Own Monuments Man

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Last Updated 3/30/15