2017

October

10/12 MONA exhibit, John Falter: Historical Illustrator and Jazz from Life, on display at Peru State

10/11 Daryl and Peggy Long named Grand Marshals of Peru State Homecoming Parade

10/11 Governor Ricketts reappoints Dr. Darolyn Seay to Nebraska Professional Practice Commission

10/9  Peru Theatre Company to present The Arsonists

10/9  Dr. Gul Ahmad to be Lead Guest Editor of the Journal of Tropical Medicine

10/6  Reeves nomination hearing held by Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs

10/6  Region invited to celebrate Peru State’s sesquicentennial during “Once a Bobcat, Always a Bobcat” homecoming on Oct. 28 weekend

September

9/27 Peru State among top ten Most Affordable Online Colleges in nation

9/27 Registrations now being accepted for Peru State Homecoming Parade

9/27 School of Education receives grant for a book club in a low-income, high-mobility school

9/22 Peru State’s vegan dining options earn 100% satisfaction from students responding to PETA

9/20 Peru State’s Feeding 44 adds new services with help from Nebraska Methodist College’s Occupational Therapy and Nursing programs

9/11 Peru State student, Kaelia Nelson, named Miss Chadron 2018

9/6  Randy Reeves nominated for Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs

9/6  Peru State students sought for AmeriCorps positions in Nebraska City Public Schools

9/6  Chuck Schroeder art show, Elders: Character Over Time, at Peru State Art Gallery

9/5  Peru State named Top 25 Online Military-Friendly University in the Nation

9/4  College 101 event receives grant from Nemaha County Development Foundation Fund

9/4  Bailey Bindle pens op-ed on drunk driving

August

8/24 Connie Edmond speaks at Convocation for Class of 2021

8/24 Peru State hires four new faculty members

8/17 Peru State Announces New Scholarship for Veterans and Active Duty Military Service Members

8/17 After a difficult start, Peru State provided NASA-approved solar viewers to 5000+ school age students in southeast Nebraska.

8/17 Davis retires from Peru State after 33 years

8/15 Van Gundy creates video about eclipse with focus on Auburn, eclipse safety

July

7/13 Rural Future’s Institute announces project grant with Peru State faculty

7/10 Peru State Sesquicentennial Committee attends Proclamation Ceremony with Governor Pete Ricketts

7/10 Scott Riley elected to PBL National Officer Team

7/10 Harshbarger again named to Phi Beta Lambda National Awards Program Committee

7/7  #IamPeruState: Marisa Pribnow

7/6  Phi Beta Lambda wins 13 top-ten national awards, plus two chapter awards from Anaheim

7/5  Over 325 enrolled in Peru State graduate programs for summer 2017

7/4  Peru State participates in Brownville Freedom Celebration

7/3  Matt Hill serves as guest judge at Memphis Fest

7/2  Media Advisory: Campus Closed on July 4; Peru State to participate in Brownville’s Freedom Celebration

7/1  Kappa Omicron Rho attends National American Criminal Justice Association / Lambda Alpha Epsilon Conference; brings home six national trophies.

June

6/23 Photo Essay: Peru State hosts Charter Day Celebration

6/20 Governor Ricketts proclaims June 20 special day of anniversary for Peru State

6/17 Peru State releases history book for sesquicentennial

6/17 1960s Peru State Alumni Group holds reunion

6/17 Peru State College holds All-College Reunion

6/16 Peru State awards degrees to 432

6/15 1960s Alumni Group dedicates new painting of Al Wheeler

6/12 City of Peru issues Peru State College Charter Day Proclamation

6/6  Bartlett is quarter-finalist for Music Educator GRAMMY, receives Legacy Award

 

May

5/28 #IamPeruState: Ted Harshbarger

5/26 Anna Most wins first place for illustration at Power of Wind Exhibition

5/26  Anna Naber wins Golden Leaf Award

5/26  Peru State College announces spring 2017 Dean’s List

5/26  Peru State Charter Day Activities Planned

5/25  Dr. Paul Hinrichs named Dean of School of Arts and Sciences at Peru State

5/22 Peru State to host All-College Reunion

5/16 Children’s activities announced for Peru State Charter Day on June 20

5/8  Peru State launches celebration of 150th anniversary

5/8  Peru State College opens Visitor and Interpretive Center

5/8  Peru State Concert Chorale debuts “Sons and Daughters of Peru”

5/8  Governor Ricketts gives commencement address at Peru State College

5/1  Kristi Nies named 2017 Teaching Excellence Award winner

 

April

4/28 Rain or Shine: Peru State students clean-up

4/27  Peru State College Commencement to be held Saturday, May 6; Governor Pete Ricketts to speak

4/24  Peru State alum, Raeanna Carbaugh, named NSEA 2017 Rookie of the Year

4/24  Psi Chi chapter founded at Peru State; 17 inducted

4/20  Peru State College’s online Masters in Education recognized among top 10 in nation

4/18  Alberts elected Vice President of Technology for Nebraska’s state Phi Beta Lambda organization

4/18  Riley named President of Nebraska’s state Phi Beta Lambda organization

4/18  Peru State Phi Beta Lambda win more than 80 top ten finishes including 12 first place awards

4/17  City of Peru, Peru State College to collaborate on April 28’s citywide cleanup day

4/17  President Hanson receives Patriot Award from ESGR

4/13  Peru State College’s online Business Management Program recognized among top 50 in nation

4/10  Dorman named Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

4/10  Community invited to Daryl Long Retirement Banquet on April 29

4/3   #IamPeruState: Dr. Sara Brandes Crook

4/3  Governor Pete Ricketts Appoints Treyten Nelson to serve as NSCS Student Trustees

March

3/31  Peru State Distinguished Speaker Series features Vijay Gupta

3/20 Musician and mental health activist, Vijay Gupta, to visit Peru State for Distinguished Speaker Series

3/14 Peru State College Mathematics Club will host the 24th annual Greater Southeast Nebraska Mathematics Challenge

3/6  Dr. Kyle Ryan joins inaugural class of Rural Future Institute Fellows

3/5  44th Annual Business Contest winners

3/2  Peru State Campus Activities Board to host Dylan Scott and LANco for St. Patrick’s Day Concert

3/1  Peru State College Student Named 2017 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar

 

February

2/28 In 1946: Governor Richard Barrett Lowe commands V-12 Program, elected dean

2/28 Dr. Seuss’s birthday to be celebrated on Peru State Campus.

2/16 Peru State College to host 33rd Annual District History Day

2/16 Peru State College to host Southeast Nebraska Career Fair

2/13 #IamPeruState: Zak Ruei

2/9  Peru State Theatre Company hosts Ghostlight Project

2/9  44th Annual High School Business Contest planned at Peru State

January

1/26 Peru State education students visit HTRS for team building event using math, language arts and physical education

1/26 Peru State Alum and former U.S. congressman, Robert Dinsmore Harrison, would be 120 today

1/20 Peru State hosts 21st Brain Quest

1/19  Peru State named a Military Friendly School for 2017

1/13  Media Advisory: Winter Storm Jupiter cancels one event at Peru State

1/13 Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission names newly planned Steamboat Trace Gran Fondo a Signature Event

1/13 Peru State College announces fall 2016 Dean’s List

1/5  Peru State College “Charter Event Celebration” recognized as a Signature Event by Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission

 

2016

 

December

12/31 Daryl Long retires from Peru State College after 50 years

12/25  Peru State College continues service and giving holiday tradition

12/19  Peru State students, faculty host and compete at American Criminal Justice Association conference

12/15 Peru State students attend Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference

12/7  Peru State’s Kiana Borengasser presents at parasitology conference

12/5  Celebrate the season with Peru State College!

12/1  Five student groups hold toy drive at Peru State

November

11/29 Peru State Theatre Company in collaboration with P.R.I.D.E. and the Black Student Union to present AFTER ORLANDO: An International Theatre Action

11/18  Peru State College student organizations collected more than 220 pounds of food drive

11/18  Peru State hold Veterans Day activities on campus

11/13 Leadership Nebraska City visits Peru State

11/11 Peru State hold Veterans Day activities on campus

11/9  Peru State alum recognized for work in realty

11/9  Peru State hosts election night watch party

11/7 Feeding 44 finalist for state volunteer award

11/3  Peru State College hosts six-time Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken

11/3 Peru State political science class conducts survey of legislative candidates on topic of election reform

October

10/31 Peru State Theatre Company presented “God of Carnage”

10/31 Peru hosts Trunk-or-Treat downtown and Boo Bash on Peru State campus

10/27 Peru State plans Veterans Day activities on campus

10/26 Four more reasons to visit Peru State College!

10/25 Bill Clemente essays published in “The Last Midnight”

10/24 149th anniversary of first day of classes at Peru State College; campus featured in Legacy of Nebraska 2017 Calendar

10/21  Bailey Kuhlmann sets World and American Records in Las Vegas

10/21 Peru State College to host Olympian Amy Van Dyken as part of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series

10/17  Area children invited to Boo Bash at Peru State and Trunk-or-Treat in downtown Peru

10/14 “Tour-n-Tailgate” set for November 5th on the Peru State Campus

10/14 Peru State College student organizations host food drive

10/7  Peru State Theatre Company to present “God of Carnage”

10/7  Peru State to host forum on LB 268 and lifting the 2015 ban on the death penalty in Nebraska

10/2  Peru State Homecoming Photos and News

10/2  Omaha natives crowned Homecoming King and Queen.

 

September

9/28 Teacher preparation at Peru State College receives congratulations and approval from state

9/26 Jeff Alessandrelli has first vinyl-record only poetry press in U.S.

9/26 Peru State announces 2016 Homecoming Court

9/23 V-12 Program Alum, Jackson Howard, named Grand Marshal of Peru State Homecoming Parade

9/16 Whitni Redman, Jay Bryant and Gul Ahmad published in “Veterinary World”

9/15 Paul Hinrichs receives lifetime achievement award from the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics

9/8 Region invited to celebrate Peru State’s 96th annual homecoming Saturday, Oct. 1

9/8 Registrations now being accepted for Peru State Homecoming Parade

 

August

8/26 Peru State to host blood drive on September 13

8/25 Peru State holds Convocation for Class of 2020

8/23 Peru State hires nine new faculty members for fall

8/16 First day of class is August 22, Convocation held August 23

8/12 Peru State Art Gallery to feature work by Terry Van Gundy

8/10 Peru State alum, Joseph Fauver, speaks at Rotary conference for Nebraska and Iowa

 

July

7/29 $9.9 million renovations to Delzell Hall will begin in August

7/28 Akademos and Peru State College Partner to Reduce Course Material Costs and Improve the Textbook Adoption Process

7/28 Peru State named 25th best online psychology bachelor’s degree in nation.

7/21 Peru State twice named 5th most affordable online college in nation.

7/21 Bailey Kuhlmann takes first place in Powerlifting (Raw) at Cornhusker State Games

7/5 Peru State’s Phi Beta Lambda earns national recognition and members earn 12 top ten national awards

7/1 Center for Engaged Learning is new name for ongoing community engagement at Peru State

 

June

6/24 Holtz to release second album about Nebraska

6/20 Peru State College recognizes 149th anniversary; plans for 150th.

6/13 Two Peru State teacher candidates win scholarship.

6/10 Four new minors approved at Peru State College

6/9  Humanities Nebraska Speakers featured at Peru State’s Trails and Tales

6/1  Peru State College announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List

6/1  Peru State names RHOP Recipients

 

May

5/19 Teacher preparation at Peru State College receives congratulations, continued accreditation from national accreditor

5/13 Higher Learning Commission gives Peru State bill of good health.

5/12 Bartlett quarter-finalist for Music Educator GRAMMY Award

5/11 Kunkel named Dean of the School of Education

5/10 Peru State awards degrees to 426

5/9  Dr. Kelly Asmussen named 2015 Teaching Excellence Award winner

5/2  Retirees and employees recognized at annual luncheon

5/2 Peru State College participates in Brownville and Peru cleanups

5/2  Phi Alpha Theta presents check to Peru State College Foundation

 

April

4/28 Peru State College Commencement to be held Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. Park Avenue and Campus Entrance Donor Dedication at 1 p.m.

4/20 City of Peru, Peru State College to collaborate on April 29’s citywide cleanup day

4/19 Peru State Student presents at Great Plains Student Psychology Convention

4/19 Peru State Rotaract Club hosts first ever district-wide Rotaract Retreat

4/19 Students present at Southwestern Association of Parasitologists

4/18 Peru State College gives 227 units of blood since June 2015

4/14 Nebraska sesquicentennial groups to meet on Peru State campus

4/12 Peru State College graduate student enrollment at historic high

4/11 Peru State’s Clemente to present children’s programs in April and May

4/11 Peru State College to host Nebraska poets, Matt Mason and Sarah McKinstry

4/11 Peru State’s Asmussen speaks at Institute for Ethnic Studies

4/11 Peru State Black Student Union hosts diversity conference; joins Red Cross Club and Wayne State College to donate to domestic violence shelter.

4/9 Peru State announces winners of the 23rd Annual Greater Southeast Nebraska Mathematics Challenge

4/7 Peru State’s Phi Beta Lambda earns 17 first place awards at state conference

4/5  Peru State College announces April 2016 events

4/5  Peru State College to host evening of musical theatre

4/5  Nebraska State Court of Appeals to hold session at Peru State College

4/4  Peru State named Military Spouse Friendly School for 2016

 

March

3/31  Governor Ricketts extends state college bonding authority, allowing renovation of Peru State College theatre and event space

3/29 Peru State College to host Nebraska’s National Association of Teachers of Singing Spring Workshop

3/28 Peru State College Masters in Education named fourth best online program in nation.

3/22 Peru State College enrollment at historic high.

3/21 Nebraska State College Board of Trustees okays demolition of Peru State’s Neal Hall.

3/18  Peru State College receives Legacy of Nebraska painting.

3/18  Peru State unveils new historical marker as part of run-up to sesquicentennial anniversary.

3/15  Peru State College announces winners of 32nd Annual District History Day

3/14  President Hanson speaks to Nebraska LEAD

3/10 Author, motivational speaker Wes Moore to visit Peru State College

3/9  Peru State College Library to serve as 2016 Nebraska Passport Stop

 

February

2/29  Cammack named Director of Admissions at Peru State College

2/29  February service: Peru State students host Family Literacy Game Night

2/26  Peru State College Announces March 2016 events

2/26  Peru State students learn from Holocaust Survivor

2/25  Peru State College students to play in Nebraska Intercollegiate Band

2/25  Peru State to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthdate.

2/25  February service: Peru State gives blood after winter storm Kayla.

2/25  February service: Peru State sends valentines to veterans.

2/22  Peru State College to host 32nd Annual District History Day

2/22  “Ain’t I a Woman?” to be performed at Peru State College

2/12  Peru State College announces results from 43rd Annual High School Business Contest

2/11 Hogue to serve as Director of Marketing and Communications at Peru State College

2/10 Peru State’s Criminal Justice program named among top 50 in nation.

2/8  Peru State National Alumni Association’s annual chili feed and fall athlete recognition planned for Feb. 20

2/4  Peru State College to host Southeast Nebraska Career Fair

2/3  Peru State College to host 43rd Annual High School Business Contest

2/1  Dr. Naser Alsharif to speak on “Being Muslim in America” at Peru State College

January

1/28 Peru State College alum joins “Rockapella”

1/27  Peru State College announces February 2016 events

1/27  Former Assistant Surgeon General, Retired Rear Admiral Dr. Ali Khan to visit Peru State

1/13 Peru State College announces fall 2015 Dean’s List

1/11 Peru State College to host youth cheer camp

1/8  Peru State’s chapter of Alpha Chi named Notable Chapter

1/5  Anderson to exhibit retrospective on art and career at Peru State College

2015

December

12/21 Peru State to close for holidays

12/21 Peru State to host 20th Anniversary of Trails and Tales

12/18 President Hanson delivers commencement address to graduates of Southeast Community College-Lincoln

12/17 Peru State alum named Outstanding New Elementary Principal of the Year

12/17 Petersen wins bronze prize at 2015 American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Nebraska Show

12/16 Peru State alum named to Midlands’ 40 under 40

12/14 Peru State College students present at 2015 Nebraska Psychological Society Undergraduate Conference

12/10 Charitable service and giving ramps up for holiday season

12/9 Fremont-Mills Community School seventh graders visit Peru State College

12/8 Celebrate the season with Peru State College!

12/7 Kyle Ryan recognized as E-Learning Innovator in Education by the University of Nebraska Medical Center

12/4 School of Education Hosts 19th Brain Quest

12/4 Peru State hosts Nemaha County Sheriff for marijuana seminar

12/3 Hill named Young Conductor of the Year

12/2 Weitzenkamp named to state advisory committee

12/1 Peru State named a Military Friendly School for 2016

November

11/9 Johnson-Brock Sixth Graders Participate in 27th Annual Peru State Social Studies Fair

11/6 York, Kansas City natives crowned 2015 Peru State Homecoming King and Queen

October

10/30 Peru State announces 2015 Homecoming Grand Marshal

10/27 Peru State announces 2015 Homecoming Court

10/23 PSC Grad Named NSEA Rookie of the Year

10/12 Kimmel Foundation Establishes Scholarships at Peru State

10/08 Registrations now being accepted for 95th Annual Peru State Homecoming Parade

10/08 Southeast Nebraskans invited to celebrate Peru State’s 95th annual homecoming Saturday, October 31

10/08 Volunteers gather for Kids Against Hunger event at Peru State

September

9/15  Rural Health Symposium at Peru State College Scheduled for September 25

August

8/26 Peru State to unveil Oak Bowl’s new bronze sculpture at 5 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 29 before football vs. Central Methodist University
8/5 UNMC expands RHOP at Peru State College