Peru, Nebraska – Four student members of Alpha Mu Omega attended the Nebraska Southeast South Dakota Spring 2018 Section Meeting held in April. The Peru State students were escorted by Dr. Laura McCauley, assistant professor of mathematics, and Cassandra Cox, instructor of mathematics. McCauley presented “Spot It! with Combinatorics” at the conference. Her presentation focused […]
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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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Phi Beta Lambda brings home 96 awards including sixteen first place finishes from State Leadership Conference
Kearney, Nebraska – 36 Peru State College students competed in the 2017-2018 Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference. Peru State’s PBL chapter earned 96 top-eight awards including 16 first place finishes this year and four chapter awards. Dr. Sheri Grotrian-Ryan, professor of business and Peru State’s PBL advisor writes, “Peru State Phi Beta Lambda […]
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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, 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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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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San Antonio – Peru State College student Bailey Bindle has been named a 2018 Traffic Safety Scholar (TSS) and awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend the 37th annual National Lifesavers Conference on Highway Safety Priorities, April 22-24 in San Antonio, TX. Bindle was also a 2017 Traffic Safety Scholar. Bindle is one of 50 U.S. […]
Peru, Nebraska – Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed Peru State College student Camarie Stratman of Hartington, Nebraska, to serve as student representative on the Nebraska State College System Board of Trustees. Stratman will serve during the 2018-2019 academic year. Stratman, a junior at Peru State College, is majoring in psychology with a minor in human […]
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Peru, Nebraska – Eight Peru State College student organizations have adopted blocks in the City of Peru on which to pick up litter. The litter pick-up follows the winter weather, but is ahead of the annual City-Wide Clean-up. Jason Hogue, Director of Marketing and Communications, said, “Cleaning up our beautiful community is an important part […]
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Peru, Nebraska – Peru State Theatre Company will present The 10-Minute Play Festival on four nights in late March. The plays will be staged 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, Nebraska- Peru State College’s Black Student Union is holding a Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Conference on on Friday March 23. The conference will be held in the Jindra Fine Arts Building. The theme for the conference is “We Are All Notes in the Same Song” and will consist of several presentations focused on diverse topics, […]
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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 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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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, Nebraska – Peru State student, Bailey Bindle, is a member of the 2017-2018 SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) National College Advisory Council. She serves as the organization’s National Vice President of Communications. Bindle explains, “I recently authored this Opinion Editorial through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on the topic of Buzzed Driving Awareness targeted […]
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Peru, Nebraska– Peru State opened the Spring 2018 Undergraduate Art Show on Wednesday. The exhibition will run through Thursday, March 22. The undergraduate students featured in the exhibition include: Dyan Alwin – Lincoln, NE Audrae Bates – Fairfax, MO Taylor Carlson – Omaha, NE Kaylee Gill – Homer, NE Sadie Howes – Denver, CO Victor […]
Peru, Nebraska– Peru State College will host its annual Southeast Nebraska Career Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on February 28 in the Student Center’s Live Oak Room. The event is free and open to the public. Students and people from across southeast Nebraska are encouraged to attend. Career Fair Coordinator Jamie Eberly said, […]
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Peru, Nebraska– Six Peru State College Health and Physical Education majors presented at the 2018 Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America, Central District Conference under the mentorship of Dr. Frank Lynott and Dr. Shana Walsh. Students Luke Hoesing, Zach Reynolds, and Delaney Woodruff researched, developed and presented on teaching techniques to increase moderate to vigorous physical activity in physical education courses. Reynolds writes, “It was a […]
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Peru, Nebraska – The Peru Student Education Association made valentines for Hillcrest Health Services in Bellevue. Dr. Kelley Kingsley, professor of education, writes, “We found a request for valentines from the care center and thought this would be a fun outreach activity.” Emily Whipple (Lincoln, Nebraska), president of PSEA, said, “Our PSEA advisor, Dr. Kingsley, […]
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Auburn, Nebraska – The campus ministry group, Actions in Motion (AIM), visited Kids of HIS Kingdom daycare in Auburn, Nebraska. The group read to and interacted with the preschool students. Dr. Gina Bittner, the group’s advisor, said, “What a great opportunity to share the love of Christ with children in His care!” Actions in Motion is […]
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