Edinboro University News and Announcements http://www.edinboro.edu/news/news_rss.dot Edinboro University News and Announcements EU's Porreco College welcomes students to open house events http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=d20f2a01-4cd2-47e9-8530-e366ccceb60c Porreco College will hold the first of seven weekly open house events introducing prospective students to the college’s excellent program offerings and new Porreco Promise scholarships on Wednesday, April 16, from 3 to 8 p.m. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:33:53 EDT 6c403e99-9d6a-465a-9e19-55a2acf054e9 Erie attorney Timothy Wachter appointed to Edinboro University Council of Trustees http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=1152460b-147d-4669-a173-1e858ddf89eb Pennsylvania Gov. Thomas Corbett has appointed Erie attorney Timothy S. Wachter to the Edinboro University Council of Trustees. His nomination was confirmed by the state Senate on March 17. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:44:44 EDT 117e8f12-0f36-4bf9-83c7-e71ad1b02c41 Former NFL defensive back Kelso to tackle concussion issue at Edinboro University http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=5d4e3608-42dd-454a-b86b-0005fedce9b4 Former NFL defensive back Mark Kelso will address the topic of sports-related concussions in a talk, titled “Confronting the Concussion Crisis,” at Edinboro University on Tuesday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Compton Hall, Room 107A. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:40:22 EDT c484a271-4156-4ff6-8818-609f8c289199 Edinboro University to host ‘Lincoln and the Civil War’ lecture series http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=41ac1599-0b9e-423c-a746-67800c059880 The Edinboro University Department of History, Anthropology and World Languages, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost and the Department of Communication and Media Studies, will present the lecture series “Lincoln and the Civil War” beginning Tuesday, April 22, and continuing through Thursday, April 24. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:31:59 EDT 66b0c1d2-5f33-47ba-8fc1-456b3bd73f68 Alumni honors highlight Edinboro University’s Law, Government and Criminal Justice Day http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=12ac1471-6d83-4d09-b8f4-f5eedc2eab52 Five graduates of Edinboro University’s Political Science and Criminal Justice programs will be honored at this year’s Law, Government and Criminal Justice Day on April 17. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:29:01 EDT a54f5755-5de0-46f5-94af-acd495c28fb4 Area communication professionals to speak with Edinboro University students about media careers http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=e0efc007-3221-4a13-9918-1bcd092ef53a Lambda Pi Eta, the communications honors society at Edinboro University, and the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will host speaker Gerry Weiss of the Erie Times-News and breakout sessions featuring some of Erie’s finest communication professionals on April 15 in Compton Hall on the Edinboro campus. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:57:05 EDT 6c2fc7c4-538e-4b82-937a-ec7c18f0c0f7 Edinboro University Singers to begin state concert tour April 13 http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=17df43fb-10cd-44e6-bbb3-80a3a7ac8798 The Edinboro University Singers and Chorale will set out on their annual state concert tour April 13-15, with performances scheduled across Pennsylvania. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:35:37 EDT b9d8c9fc-b0bd-4dea-be7c-c04dfd4786fc Edinboro University to host former Disney animator http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=ec8b30a4-f04f-4e23-b8a3-28bdc7cf401d Character artist and animator Ron Husband, known for his work at Walt Disney Feature Animation, will visit the Edinboro University campus April 3 and 4. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:20:48 EDT 5af8f647-2e70-43c7-b5e0-bc6ebdb3d6fc Edinboro University promotes health with event for campus, community http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=2a498b73-da6c-4fad-b68a-9800e5b825d0 dinboro University will host its 16th Annual Health Fair for students, faculty, staff and the Edinboro community on Wednesday, April 16. The free event, sponsored by Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and Student Health Services, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Frank G. Pogue Student Center’s Multipurpose Room. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:48:44 EDT 00e80fc4-b434-4762-9773-5290522798db Edinboro University’s new Porreco College in Erie offers 2-year programs at community college rates http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=1c168191-5416-4f6e-9c92-535971114a08 Filling a major void in educational opportunities in the Erie region, Edinboro University announced a visionary initiative to make workforce-ready degree and certificate programs available at community college prices. The initiative and a major gift that will help launch it were unveiled by President Julie E. Wollman at an event held March 26 at the University’s Erie location, which has been renamed Porreco College. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:23:44 EDT 79891635-8f7c-49e5-9125-ca871186f1f8 Edinboro University, WQLN team up to examine humor on television http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=3fa44f2d-42f0-44da-aec0-63a15795361e Edinboro University and WQLN Public Media are collaborating to take a look at humor on television on April 10 at 7 p.m. in Room 107A of Compton Hall on the Edinboro University campus. The event will feature an advance screening of “Standup to Sitcom,” the opening episode of the new season of the PBS series “Pioneers in Television,” followed by a panel of media experts reflecting on the program and engaging in a dialogue about television and humor. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:26:42 EDT f9e0597b-ce93-4fc2-a2fe-62a4ffe8d389 Edinboro University’s Spring Open House welcomes prospective students, families http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=23be4149-f1b5-44b9-b7a2-937d582dbf24 Spring Open House at Edinboro University is an ideal time to get answers to all of your important questions as a prospective student and jump-start the college application process. EU will welcome prospective students and their families to campus for its annual Spring Open House on Saturday, April 12, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Frank G. Pogue Student Center. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:21:27 EDT 0f52c902-bd1d-4ce6-b757-b1558ba7d6a1 Nontombi Naomi Tutu to keynote weeklong celebration of Mandela’s legacy http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=b9c8bce7-21de-41b5-9ea8-5b36c475bdc4 International human rights activist Nontombi Naomi Tutu will deliver the keynote address for Edinboro University’s weeklong “One Campus Experience: A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela” on March 31 at 7 p.m. in the Frank G. Pogue Student Center Multipurpose Room on the Edinboro campus. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:48:50 EDT ae216e15-7507-42cc-90d5-b88ab63757ac Edinboro University’s Drane participates in discussion of aging issues at Vatican http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=e310cadb-363a-4c21-ad13-79e76dee7114 Edinboro University bioethicist James F. Drane, Ph.D., joined other experts from around the world Feb. 20-21 in a Vatican meeting that addressed aging and disability. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:25:42 EDT 1d646987-9d8d-4db7-9bae-45a906c50cda Renowned physicist Peggy Cebe, EU alumna, to keynote Celebration of Scholarship http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=6ccc4f02-e5ec-4b24-ab36-15f0a218ec28 Edinboro University will host its inaugural Celebration of Scholarship on March 26 with award-winning physicist and Tufts University professor Dr. Peggy Cebe as keynote speaker. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:29:40 EDT 200ea3e5-e26f-4fe6-875f-8e2f16b509f7 Speakers announced, registration open for Edinboro University’s High School Journalism Day http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=6202caa2-4c57-4ecb-8784-d2c53c9c9543 Edinboro University will host its Eighth Annual High School Journalism Day and Competition on April 4 with keynote speakers Bob Benz, partner in LedgeSolutions and former vice president/interactive for the E.W. Scripps Company’s newspapers, and Dan Walk, assistant editor at the Meadville Tribune. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:43:15 EDT 9f4cc750-f8c7-4340-9564-163133298696 Edinboro University event to showcase new Doctor of Nursing Practice, other offerings http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=4741959a-df68-4336-8392-54a0da97d066 An open house on Monday, March 10, in Edinboro University’s state-of-the-art nursing laboratories will salute the Nursing Department faculty and introduce prospective students to the University’s new online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). The event will be held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Jeremy D. Brown Human Services Building, 215 Scotland Road. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:02:45 EST d4a52e3d-b6b1-4223-bdfa-527015fe210a Edinboro senior Dustin Thomas to receive AAHPERD Major of the Year Award http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=aab534e5-4efe-44b9-9fe7-63093b835e7b Edinboro University senior Dustin Thomas of Broadview Heights, Ohio, has been selected by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) to receive the organization’s Major of the Year Award. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:24:11 EST 0c085345-4f1b-4142-975d-cf97ba9c44a6 Edinboro University faculty, staff, students to celebrate Women’s History Month http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=84fe6b55-66f9-4201-aeed-4e4e9d93bd2d Edinboro University will mark Women’s History Month in March with a wide-ranging program based on the theme “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.” Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:26:30 EST 98e0b79f-9235-42ce-b7dc-4a89d7faef57 Country singer Thomas Rhett to perform at Edinboro University http://www.edinboro.edu/news/detail.dot?inode=644f8b81-7965-4fa5-bb52-986b48c209b5 Country singer Thomas Rhett will take the stage at Edinboro University’s McComb Fieldhouse on May 3 at 7 p.m. with special guest Brent Cobb. Doors for the event will open at 5:30 p.m. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:07:58 EST a4624159-455d-4fe7-a21e-56eddc5986e3