Peru State College to bury time capsule

Peru State College to bury time capsule

Peru, Nebraska – Following the spring commencement, Peru State alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends gathered to place items of significance in a time capsule to be opened in 2067. The time capsule will be buried under the new Sesquicentennial Plaza outside the remodeled theatre and event center.

The time capsule will be placed at the request of Phi Alpha Theta, Dr. Sara Crook and Dr. Spencer Davis. Davis, faculty emeritus, was a champion of the project.

The married couple appear before the Jindra Fine Arts Building.

Garth and Gloria Adams place the first item in the time capsule. Garth is a 1967 alum and Gloria is a 1970 alum.

Items placed included:
The Peru State College sesquicentennial book by Dan Sullivan of the Omaha World Herald
Copy of the proclamation by Governor Pete Ricketts marking Peru State College’s sesquicentennial
2 issues of the Peru Stater publication
150 lapel pin
Bobcat lapel pin
Sesquicentennial All-College Reunion program
A print of the Nemaha County painting from Todd Williams'”Painting the Legacy” collection
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony newspaper
National Tournament men’s basketball t-shirt
Athletic posters
Fall, winter and spring schedule cards
Copy of the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan
Inauguration Medallion for the President of Peru State College, Dr. Dan Hanson
2017-2018 College Catalog
Graduates’ reflection cards
Commencement programs from 2017 and 2018
Bobcat flag flown during the sesquicentennial year
A print of the all-campus photo taken on October 24, 2017 to mark the 150th anniversary of the first day of classes
Compiled book of 2017-2018 press releases
Plans for renovations to Delzell Hall and the College Theatre and event center
New student admissions folder
2017-2018 recognition luncheon program
Paper Presentations by Dr. Davis
History Day Program 2018
CD with a clip from the upcoming oral history documentary about Peru State College
2017-2018 Programs for Music, Theater and Art
Program from the Southwestern Association of Parasitologists (where Peru State College’s Deb Clopton, Dr. Mike Barger and Dr. Rich Clopton have served as recent leaders).
Black Student Union T-Shirt from tenth anniversary conference
Peru State Times editions from 2017-2018 academic year
Sheet music for Sons and Daughters of Peru, the sesquicentennial composition by Matt Hill
School of Professional Studies ink pens
School of Education collage picture, pen and magnet
Pamphlet for the Master of Science in Organizational Management
Pamphlet for the Master of Science in Education
Peru State car decal
2017 Freshman medallion, Class of 2021, from convocation
Survey results from students
First Lady Elaine Hanson’s chocolate chip cookie recipe

The time capsule is a cylinder with the Peru State College 150 logo on it.

Dr. Sara Crook (left) and Samantha Jackson (right, Red Cloud, Nebraska,) watch as President Hanson places the lid on the time capsule.

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