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

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State celebrated the 150th anniversary of its first day of classes today, October 24. 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. Following the school’s founding, Ernie Longfellow […]

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Media Advisory: October 28 Homecoming

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College has several great events this week including its Sesquicentennial Anniversary Homecoming on October 28. Homecoming is scheduled for the week of the historic first day of classes, October 24, 1867. On June 20, 1867, the fledgling state government of Nebraska named Peru, Nebraska, as the home of the state’s […]

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Peru State Choirs present concert, Heritage, to celebrate state and campus sesquicentennials

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State Choirs will present the concert, Heritage, to celebrate 150 years of Nebraska statehood and Peru State’s founding. The Women’s Choir and Concert Chorale groups will perform. The concert will be held Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. in room 215 of the V.F. Jindra Fine Arts Building.  Admission is free […]

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

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College President Dr. Dan Hanson invites area residents to campus for the College’s 150th anniversary during this year’s annual homecoming celebration, themed “Once a Bobcat, Always a Bobcat,” on Saturday, October 28. President Hanson said, “Homecoming is always an exciting time to visit campus, but as we celebrate 150 as […]

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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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Peru State Concert Chorale debuts “Sons and Daughters of Peru”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2017, 5:00 p.m. CDT Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402-872-2429   Peru, Nebraska – The Peru State College Concert Chorale debuted “Sons and Daughters of Peru” at the Peru State 2017 Commencement on Saturday. The premier was dedicated to the memory of Dr. Thomas Ediger, a […]

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