FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22, 2017, 8:00 a.m. CDT
Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429
Peru, Nebraska – The Peru State National Alumni Association will host an All-College Reunion on June 16-18. The reunion will be held the weekend before Peru State College’s Charter Day on June 20. Peru State College was founded in 1867 and is celebrating its sesquicentennial anniversary.
Deborah Solie, director of alumni relations at Peru State, said, “This is our first time welcoming all alumni and friends to campus and we are excited to offer a full-weekend of activities and opportunities for friends to gather.
Friday night will feature a book launch party and social hour before the President’s All-College Dinner and Alumni Awards. The book in question is a history of Peru State titled “Nebraska’s First College: Shaping the Future since 1867” by Dan Sullivan of the Omaha World-Herald. The dinner will also feature the Ethnic Singers to honor the memory of former group member, Mike Janis.
Solie adds, “We are celebrating the founding of Peru State College with a fun-filled weekend for all ages. “
Saturday night starts with a Bobcat Block Party on the Quad featuring a wine walk, food and family-friendly activities. This will be followed by bonfire at Sapp Plaza, music before participants slip off to the Peru VFW for stand-up comedy and signature drinks.
Cost-per-person, housing rates and other frequently asked questions are available at peru.edu/150 or call Deborah Solie at (402) 872-2304.