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Meints to conduct Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors at Omaha Conservatory

Omaha – Dr. Kenneth Meints, associate professor of music at Peru State, will conduct the Omaha Conservatory’s three-night performance of Gian Carlo Menotti’s opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors.  The opera will be held December 15-17, 2017. Tickets for general admission are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Meints said, “It’s been wonderful to […]

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Peru State choirs to present fourth annual “The Magic of Christmas.”

Peru, Nebraska– Peru State College invites the community to visit campus on Thursday, December 7 for seasonal celebrations. Campus events that day include two performances of “The Magic of Christmas” Holiday Concert and an open house in the president’s home. The fourth annual “The Magic of Christmas” Holiday Concert will be performed at 4:30 p.m. […]

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Matt Hill named to Midlands Business Journal 2017 “40 under 40”

Peru, Nebraska- Peru State College congratulates Assistant Professor of Music Matt Hill on being named to the Midlands Business Journal 2017 “40 Under 40.” In addition to serving as Director of Choral Activities, Hill is the Executive Director of Sing Omaha. Hill founded “Sing Omaha Inc.” in January, 2007. This 501c3 non-profit organization serves as […]

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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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