Coleen G. Panko
Special Events Coordinator &
 Highland Ambassadors Advisor
President's Office
Reeder Hall
219 Meadville Street
Edinboro, PA  16444
phone:  814-732-1739
cpanko@edinboro.edu

 

 

 

 


 Annual Special Events


 

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Fall Convocation and State of the Campus Address 

 
Edinboro University faculty, staff and students gather at the beginning of the academic year to greet each other and discuss our priorities, goals and initiatives at the Fall Convocation.  This annual gathering provides the University community an opportunity to refocus on our guiding priorities.  Meanwhile, we welcome new members to the Edinboro community and recognize some of the personal and career milestones of our faculty and staff.

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Homecoming Brunch
 

The Homecoming celebration continues the Edinboro tradition of pride and community spirit.  The Brunch provides an opportunity for everyone to gather together to enjoy a light meal, visit with colleagues and community members and, in many cases, renew friendships.

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Veteran's Day Reception

The purpose of this event is to acknowledge those members of the Edinboro community who have demonstrated their commitment to civic responsibility and the preservation of the democratic process through military service to our county.

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Holiday Reception

 
The Holiday Reception provides an opportunity for all members of the Edinboro community to gather at this special time of the year to celebrate the season and extend goodwill.

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Pre-Commencement Brunch

The Pre-Commencement Brunch provides an opportunity for the President to meet and greet the graduates and their families prior to the Commencement ceremony.  It is also an opportunity for the graduates' families to share a meal on campus at a nominal cost with their graduates.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Awards Luncheon

The purpose of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Awards Luncheon is to bring the community together to celebrate our past, present and future.  By sharing the common experiences, we expect to build an even closer relationship with the community.  It also provides us an opportunity to recognize individuals who remind us each day of the teachings and philosophies of Dr. King.

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Spring Convocation and Employee Recognition Reception

Spring Convocation provides the Edinboro Family the opportunity to review University progress toward goals, objectives, and strategic initiatives as we pause to honor employee service and accomplishments.  In addition to an update on the University's achievements during the academic year, the program includes the presentation of employee anniversary service awards, the presentation of retiree service plaques, and the announcement of finalists and winners of the Educator, Advisor, Faculty Researcher, and Staff Member of the Year Awards.  Click here for "of the Year" nomination forms.

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Tartan Day 

National Tartan Day is recognized on April 6 each year. Edinboro University faculty, staff, students and alumni celebrate the University's Scottish heritage each semester by breaking-out-the-plaid and participating in various events campus wide.

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Edinboro University Picnic

Gathering to visit and enjoy a summer picnic with colleagues and their family members in a relaxed and informal atmosphere to celebrate the community spirit that is reflected in the Edinboro University community.

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