The Disco Citizens Present: “This Can’t Be Happening!?”

Peru, Nebraska – The Peru Theatre Company is presenting their 2018 iteration of “The Disco Citizens.” The Disco Citizens is a collection of thirty short plays written by Peru State students to be performed in the Jindra Fine Arts Black Box Theatre. The ticket price is $10 for general audiences and $5 for students and […]

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Three students featured in exhibition at Peru State’s Art Gallery

Peru, Nebraska – The Peru State Art Gallery is currently featuring the Senior Art Exhibition of Anna McCord,  Gerald Focken, and Nathan Peoples. The full exhibition will be open through May 2, 2018. The Peru State Art Gallery is free and open to the public. The Gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. […]

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Peru State’s show choir, Prestige, to present 2018 Spring Showcase

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College’s show choir, Prestige, will perform their 3rd Annual Spring Showcase on Friday, April 6, 2018.  The 7 p.m. in the PSC Student Center is free and open to the public. The group will perform an eclectic mix of jazz, a cappella, barbershop, doo-wop and pop tunes. Under the direction […]

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Alumna named national finalist for 2018 RITA award.

Houston, TX— Romance Writers of America is pleased to announce that the work “In His Arms” by author Julia Harney Stamps has been named as a finalist in the Romance Novella category of the 2018 RITA awards. Stamps writes under the pen name Jules Dixon. “In His Arms” is part of the Falling: Small Town […]

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Peru State hosts 25th annual Greater Southeast Nebraska Mathematics Challenge

Peru, Nebraska – The Greater Southeast Nebraska Mathematics Challenge, which was founded in 1993 on the Peru State College campus, has announced the winners of its 25th annual contest. Dr. Laura McCauley, assistant professor of math at Peru State College, said, “It was awesome! More than 125 students from 12 schools joined us for a […]

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Peru State Theatre Company to present The 10-Minute Play Festival!

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State Theatre Company will present The 10-Minute Play Festival on four nights in late March. The plays will be stated in the Jindra Fine Arts Building’s Black Box Theatre. The 10-Minute Play Festival will consist of staged reading in collaboration with Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 5 playwrights. Featured […]

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Peru State holds Second Annual Art Day on March 23

Peru Nebraska – On Friday March 23, Peru State College will be holding its second annual Art Day. The event will bring approximately 100 art students to campus. The event is for high school art students and their teachers. Workshops will be offered for students and teachers alike, with a teacher-led round table discussion focused […]

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Peru State College student honored as 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

Peru Nebraska –Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 268 students who will make up the organization’s 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Peru State College’s own Noah Temme. Dr. Dan Hanson, president of Peru State, writes in Noah’s nomination, “By being involved, […]

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Marion Marsh Brown commemorated as part of Nebraska’s Sesquicentennial

Peru, Nebraska– Marion Marsh Brown, a Nebraska-native author, was commemorated on Peru State’s campus on February 27. Brown is an alumnus and former faculty member of Peru State College As part of Nebraska’s and Peru State’s Sesquicentennial celebrations, four Peru State students hosted a panel and give presentations on a few of Brown’s books as […]

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Peru State College announces winners of 34th Annual District History Day

Peru, Nebraska – Middle and high school students participated in Peru State College’s 34th Annual District History Day Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was “Conflict and Compromise in History.” Participating students conducted research based on the theme and presented their findings in one of five medias: exhibits, documentaries, performances, papers or as a […]

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150th anniversary of first day of classes at Peru State College

Peru, Nebraska – October 24 is the 150th anniversary of the first day of classes at what is now known as Peru State College. On June 20, 1867, the fledgling state government of Nebraska named Peru, Nebraska, as the home of the state’s first college. The college was a Normal School dedicated to training teachers. […]

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MONA exhibit, John Falter: Historical Illustrator and Jazz from Life, on display at Peru State

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College is hosting an art exhibit of Falls City’s own John Falter in the A.V. Larson Art Gallery through the month of October. This exhibit, entitled John Falter: Historical Illustrator and Jazz from Life, has been delivered from the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) and is free and open to […]

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Another 150 Event at PSC: Art Gallery Hosts John Falter Exhibit (10/02/17)

To continue the yearlong sesquicentennial celebration on campus, the College is hosting a John Falter art exhibit in the AV Larson Art Gallery beginning Monday, October 2. This exhibit, entitled John Falter: Historical Illustrator and Jazz from Life, has been delivered from the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) and will be on display until November 2. […]

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Chuck Schroeder art show, Elders: Character Over Time, at Peru State Art Gallery

Peru, Nebraska – Chuck Schroeder started sketching the mountain man, John LaBleu, in Taos, New Mexico. The two men soon started swapping stories about rodeo and John’s career as a professional bull rider. Later, Schroeder would write, “John was a professional bull rider out of Lake Charles, LA; lived a rough life, had rough habits. […]

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Peru State hires four new faculty members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m. CDT Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 620-363-2461 Peru, Nebraska– Four new faculty members have come to Peru State College to meet campus academic needs. Faculty are hired through a rigorous recruitment and application process culminating in on-campus interviews with other faculty, staff and […]

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Davis retires from Peru State after 33 years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11:30 a.m. August 15, 2017 Jason R. Hogue, Director of Communications, Peru State College, jhogue@peru.edu, 402-872-2429 Peru, Nebraska – Dr. Spencer Davis, professor of history, has retired from Peru State College. His last teaching semester was the spring of 2017 with an official end date in August. In an e-mail about his […]

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Peru State Sesquicentennial Committee attends Proclamation Ceremony with Governor Pete Ricketts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3:00 p.m., July 10, 2017 Jason R. Hogue, Director of Communications, Peru State College, jhogue@peru.edu, 402-872-2429   Lincoln, Nebraska – Members of the Peru State Sesquicentennial Planning Committee attended a proclamation ceremony in the Nebraska State Capitol Building.  Governor Pete Ricketts hosted the event in the Warner Chamber and ceremoniously signed the […]

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Matt Hill serves as guest judge at Memphis Fest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2017, 12:00 p.m., CDT Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College, Marketing and Communications, 402-872-2429 Memphis, Tennessee- Matt Hill, assistant professor of music and the director of choral activities at Peru State College, was honored as a guest judge at Memphis Fest in April. Memphis Fest is a band, choral, and […]

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Bartlett is quarter-finalist for Music Educator GRAMMY, receives Legacy Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m. CDT Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402-872-2429   Peru, Nebraska- For the second year in a row, Dr. Jacob Bartlett, assistant professor of music at Peru State College, is a quarter-finalist for the Music Educator GRAMMY Award presented by GRAMMY in the Schools, […]

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Anna Most wins first place for illustration at Power of Wind Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2017, 4:00 p.m. CDT Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402-872-2429   Nebraska City, Nebraska – Peru State’s Anna Most placed first for her “Windmills of the West” poster in the Illustration category at the Power of Wind Exhibition. Most will receive a medal, ribbon, certificate, and […]

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