Student Handbook

Dr. Kahan Sablo
Vice President for Student Affairs
Pogue Student Center
Edinboro University
Edinboro, PA 16444
(814) 732-2313


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Highland Games and Scottish Festival


Dr. Timothy Thompson, Professor
Speech and Communication Studies Department
100A Compton Hall

The Edinboro Highland Games and Scottish Festival is held on the University campus and in downtown Edinboro (Music and Art Festival) the weekend after graduation each May.  The Festival includes musical performances and workshops in Celtic, folk, and other traditions, pipe band performances and competitions, and a variety of foods, vendors, and clan/family gatherings.  The Games include Scottish heavy athletics, kilted mile run, highland dance competitions, rugby tournaments for men and women, disc golf tournament, and an array of children's games and activities.  EUP students are encouraged to participate in the art, music, and athletics, as well as volunteering festival weekend.  The Festival benefits the Scottish Studies Scholarship.