4/18 Peru State College commencement to be held Saturday, May 4

4/18 Peru plans 9th Annual Clean-up Day on Friday, April 26

4/18 Cole awarded the Fall 2019 Gleim Exam Prep CPA Review System Scholarship

4/18 Harlow awarded Spring 2019 Gleim Exam Prep CPA Review System Scholarship

4/10 Peru State’s Council for Exceptional Children hosts First Annual Exceptional Bobcat Sports Camp

4/10 Phelps-Roper speaks to Peru State College about lessons learned from leaving Westboro Baptist Church

4/10 Peru State College staff members attend conference for the benefit of transfer students

4/9  Peru State to screen “Resilience: the Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope”

4/9  Kappa Omicron Rho attends National American Criminal Justice Association / Lambda Alpha Epsilon Conference; brings home four national trophies.

4/9  Empty Bowls event a successful fundraiser for food insecurity

4/5  Peru State College to provide tuition assistance to students and families impacted by the floods

4/2  Loughlin presents on Elizabeth Shepley Sargent at part of celebration of Women’s History Month

4/2  Peru Theatre Company to present “Behind Closed Doors” as part of The Disco Citizens


3/28 Peru State management students tour Cargill in Nebraska City

3/28 Hannah Earnhardt to speak at Homestead National Monument of America

3/28 Peru State College to host the first annual Research and Creativity Day

3/28 Mainstreet Bank collaborates with Peru State art students to create new seal

3/28 Peru State students visit Costa Rica as part of research trip

3/27 ESU4 and Peru State College partner to address Southeast Nebraska’s shortage of substitute teachers

3/26 Former member of Westboro Baptist Church to present at Peru State

3/19 Peru State packages more than 10,000 meals for Kids Against Hunger

3/15 Peru community comes together to prepare for flooding

3/15 NEBRASKAland Foundation honors Dr. Sara Crook

3/15 Peru State’s Bailey Bindle honored as Newman Civic Fellow

3/8 Cat in the Hat statue unveiled on Peru State campus

3/6 Peru State College welcomes teachers and teacher candidates for Engaging Educators Conference

3/6 Tom Casey named to hall of fame for Iowa football coaches

3/5 Peru State Student Dylan Dittman Heads to the Unicameral

3/5 TRIOmaha performs on Peru State campus

3/5 Bailey Bindle named 2019 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar

3/5 Peru State teacher-candidates certified in archery instruction


2/21 Dr. Paul Turman, new Chancellor of the Nebraska State College System, visits Peru State

2/21 Winners of Peru State’s 46th Annual Business Contest

2/21 Statue of the Cat in the Hat to be dedicated on Peru State campus

2/18 Barry Jurgensen presents “Forever Free: Walk into History” in honor of Black History Month

2/18 Dr. Seuss Day planned at Peru State

2/18 Jesse McCartney to visit Peru State, sponsored by Campus Activities Board

2/15 Peru State College to host 35th Annual District History Day

2/13 TRIOmaha to give concert at Peru State

2/13 The Core Ensemble Returns to Peru State, features Dracyn Blount in Of Ebony Embers

2/12 ImPERUving as One Group writes mission and vision statement

2/8 Peru State College bowling team competes at Hastings College tournament

2/7 Peru Theatre Company presents Heart Attacks! during week of Valentine’s Day.

2/5 Speaker, author, ESPY Award winner, Aaron Thomas visits Peru State campus

2/4 Peru State will host 46th Annual High School Business Contest

2/4 Blood Drive on Feb. 12 at Peru State


1/31 Peru State College awards 181 degrees in December

1/31 Peru State College celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

1/28 New exhibit, #whileistayed, at Peru State College Art Gallery

1/28 Core Ensemble performs chamber music theatre work celebrating Harlem Renaissance

1/28 Peru State College and the University of Nebraska at Omaha sign agreement to promote graduate study in athletic training

1/18 Peru State history book wins Nebraska 2018 Book Award

1/18 NEBRASKAland Foundation to honor Dr. Sara Crook among distinguished Nebraskans at Statehood Day Celebration

1/18 Teacher candidates from Peru State College celebrate another successful Brain Quest

1/18 Peru State College Criminal Justice program nationally ranked for affordability

1/18 Peru Day Care receives grant from the Nemaha County Development Fund Foundation

1/10 Peru State’s Distinguished Speaker Series to feature Aaron Thomas




12/20 Search Peru State College announces inaugural President’s List

12/20 Peru State College announces fall 2018 Dean’s List

12/20 Peru State to provide scholarships to Diversified Foods and Seasonings’ employees and their families

12/14 ImPERUving as One Group to form committees in January

12/14 Alum named Student Doctor of the Month

12/14 Dedra Braxmeyer named Master Teacher

12/14 Angela Antholz named Administrator of Year

12/14 Matt Hill named Choral Director of the Year

12/14 Mason White elected to Nebraska Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Board

12/14 Peru State College Recognized by National Strength and Conditioning Association


11/30 Peru State choirs to present fifth annual “The Magic of Christmas.”

11/30 Peru State College student organizations raise canned food donations

11/30 Peru State College’s Career Challenge celebrates diversity and determination

11/30 Peru State Students Attend Nebraska Fall Leadership Conference

11/30 Rozlyn Cole named Nebraska Phi Beta Lambda member of the month

11/30 Peru State learns more about alum that was World War I flying ace

11/16 Peru State hosts Veterans Day activities

11/16 Peru State students recognized at Nebraska SHAPE Conference

11/16 Winter Necessities Drive held to benefit CEDARS Home for Children

11/16 Nebraska CPA Scholarships awarded to three Peru State College students

11/16 School of Education extends deadline for Exceptional Bobcat Sports Camp

11/16 Sydney Armbruster intersects housing and healthcare on Episode 17 of Rural Futures Podcast

11/2 Town Hall to be held in Peru

11/1 Thirty-five choirs compete in Peru State College’s show choir competition

11/1 Veterans Day Activities planned at Peru State


10/31 Chandler retires after 43 years

10/31 Native American History class returns from five day tour

10/31 Mole Day brings chemistry magic to campus

10/31 Peru Theatre Company invites community to the final production of the fall

10/31 Peru State’s Sesquicentennial Time Capsule to be buried

10/30 Boo Bash, Trunk-or-Treat hand out a lot of candy!

10/29 Criminal Justice students and faculty bring home 13 trophies, Top Percentage Award from regional conference

10/29 Peru State Admissions to host third annual Tour-n-Tailgate

10/29 Peru State and Johnson-Brock Elementary collaborate on Social Studies Fair

10/29 Deisley named 2018 Physical Education Teacher of the Year

10/25 Hayes recognized as Volunteer of the Year

10/25 Bindle meets Melania Trump as part of SADD National Council

10/19 Peru State College ranked nationally for best online Business Management program

10/18 Peru State College to host 2018 Southeast Nebraska Career Fair

10/18 Peru State College’s Art Gallery hosts “Sugar Coated” by Professor Susan Moore

10/15 Peru State reschedules grand opening of Performing Arts Center

10/9 Homecoming Building Decoration Awards are announced

10/9 Whipple and Boshart crowned 2018 Homecoming Queen and King

10/8 Peru State plans workforce development discussion in Falls City


9/21 Peru State College alumni, Rachel Henry, announced winner of the 2018 Inspire Award

9/21 Phi Epsilon Kappa workout commemorates 9/11

9/20 Rural Health Opportunities Program now accepting applications

9/20 Staged Reading 10-Minute Play Festival Jindra Black Box Theatre

9/20 Physical Educations students learn and kayak at Duck Creek

9/20 September and October music events announced

9/20 Peru State College nationally ranked among most affordable accredited online colleges

9/14 Peru Day Care receives grant from the Nemaha County Development Fund Foundation

9/14 Step One Recognition for Peru Day Care

9/14 Campus Activity Board holds Oakstock

9/14 Peru State announces 2018 Homecoming Grand Marshal

9/14 Region invited to celebrate Peru State’s “Road Trip” homecoming on Oct. 5 weekend

9/14 Peru State College awards degrees to 44 in August

9/14 Peru State College hosts Ken Alvine’s Vintage Art Collection

9/13 Under Secretary Randy Reeves visits Peru State

9/10 Peru work group launches fall survey

9/6 Wellington Ferguson recognized in 40 under 40 list

9/6 Peru State and Blue Rivers partner to help students

9/5 Rachel Henry is a finalist for the Inspire Award of Excellence in Business


8/27 Registrations now being accepted for Peru State Homecoming Parade

8/26 Starbucks coffee now available in the Bobcat Den on the Peru State campus.

8/19 Peru State freshmen packed 31,104 meals for Omaha Against Hunger

8/19 Nine new faculty at Peru State for fall

8/17 New resident assistants, living learning community mentors greet class of 2022

8/16 Peru State alum, Dr. Feyi Obamehinti, appointed to Texas Diabetes Council

8/16 City of Peru and Peru State College collaborate on vision for the future

8/16 Peru State College named most affordable online college in Nebraska


7/9 Wayne Albury named Athletic Director

7/9 Peru State named third on list of best affordable small colleges.

7/9 Phi Beta Lambda students recognized with national awards.


6/20 Nebraska artist Jay Tschetter sculpts murals for Peru State College

6/20 Peru State College turns 151, looks back at sesquicentennial year celebration.

6/20 Peru State and World-Herald history book wins national award

6/18 Peru State students attend psychology conference in San Francisco

6/18 Criminal Justice students take part in border immersion experience

6/18 Armbruster, Dunn receive James G. and Mavis Green Scholarship

6/15 Peru State to provide scholarships to Ariens’ employees and their families

6/8 Peru State announces Spring 2018 Dean’s List

6/4 Netzer to publish on how nanotechnology can detect water contaminant



5/25 Wayne Albury named Interim Athletic Director

5/24 Summer construction begins at Peru State College

5/21 Peru State alum, Kesha Beethe speaks to Board of Trustees Scholars from Nebraska State College System

5/16 Next Steps in Chancellor Search for Nebraska State College System Chancellor Carpenter Announces Retirement

5/11 Peru State College to bury time capsule

5/11 Dr. Dennis Welsh named 2018 Teaching Excellence Award winner

5/11 Peru State College awards degrees to 402

5/11 Senator Floyd Vrtiska receives award for Distinguished Service to Peru State

5/11 Senator Mike Johanns gives commencement address at Peru State

5/11 Peru State hosts Kids Against Hunger event

5/11 Trophies brought home from national criminal justice conference

5/4 56 teacher candidates initiated into honor society

5/1 Peru State attends Mathematical Association of America conference

5/1 Peru State joins community to clean up


4/30 Peru State College commencement to be held Saturday, May 5

4/16 The Disco Citizens Present: “This Can’t Be Happening!?”

4/13 Curt Tomasevicz explores how support from Nebraska and overcoming fear defined three Olympic appearances

4/10 Jeff Harvey named Businessperson of the Year

4/10 Sheri Grotrian-Ryan named State Advisor of the Year

4/10 City of Peru, Peru Community Impact Group, Peru State College to collaborate on April 27’s citywide cleanup day

4/10 Phi Beta Lambda brings home 96 awards including sixteen first place finishes from State Leadership Conference

4/02 Olympic Champion Curt Tomasevicz to speak at Peru State

4/02 Three students featured in exhibition at Peru State’s Art Gallery

4/02 Peru State’s show choir, Prestige, to present 2018 Spring Showcase



3/30 Peru State to recognize Alcohol Awareness and Sexual Assault Awareness in April

3/30 Alumna named national finalist for 2018 RITA award.

3/30Peru State hosts 25th annual Greater Southeast Nebraska Mathematics Challenge

3/28 Bailey Bindle named Traffic Safety Scholar

3/28 Governor Pete Ricketts Appoints NSCS Student Trustees

3/22 First Peru State webinar about co-teaching

3/21 Joe Starita speaks about new book, history of Nebraska

3/19 Peru State continues Adopt-a-Block program in City of Peru

3/19 Peru State to host diversity and inclusion mini-conference

3/19 Peru State holds Second Annual Art Day on March 23

3/19 Peru State Theatre Company to present The 10-Minute Play Festival!

3/14 Peru State College named #3 in nation for online criminal justice program.

3/14 Peru State College student honored as 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

3/13 Marion Marsh Brown commemorated as part of Nebraska’s Sesquicentennial

3/12 Bailey Bindle warns against buzzed driving in advance of St. Patrick’s Day.

3/7 Peru State alum Tim Oehring one of five Thank You Teacher Award winners

3/5 Peru State will host 25th annual Greater Southeast Nebraska Mathematics Challenge

3/5 Peru State College announces winners of 34th Annual District History Day

3/5 Joe Starita, author, journalist and professor, to speak at Peru State

3/1 Peru State College hosts 2018 Southeast Nebraska Career Fair

3/1 Janice Gilmore visit to Peru State rescheduled

3/1 Phillip Zach recital on Peru State campus rescheduled


2/28 Student exhibit at Peru State Art Gallery

2/28 Solie presents at conference on Peru State’s sesquicentennial planning

2/28 Peru State welcomes Debbie White as new Vice President of Administration and Finance

2/26 Peru State College to host annual Southeast Nebraska Career Fair

2/20 Peru State students present at 2018 Society of Health and Physical Educators Conference

2/19 Janice Gilmore to present at Peru State as part of Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Month

2/19 Peru Student Education Association makes valentines for Hillcrest Care Center

2/19 Derby Johnson thanked for his continuing commitment to Peru State and the Nebraska State College System

2/14 Actions in Motion visits Kids of HIS Kingdom Daycare

2/14 Peru State College Music Program to host recital by Philip D. Zach

2/13 Natilie Williams speaks on campus to student leaders.

2/13 Peru State named third most affordable online Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship

2/13 Peru State College to host 34th Annual District History Day

2/13 Horatio Alger Association names Donna Neeman 2018 Alumnus of the Year

2/13 45th Annual Business Contest winners at Peru State College

2/5 NCCAA Coach of the Year, longtime Lyon College Hall of Fame athletic director hired to serve as Peru State Athletic Director


1/31 Chelsea Turek published in National Social Science Journal

1/29 45th Annual Business Contest to be held at Peru State

1/29 Peru State College will host Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commemoration program

1/18 Seven Peru State students attend Phi Alpha Theta National Conference

1/18 Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces scholarship for Peru State’s Trey Nelson

1/18 Peru State announces Fall 2017 Dean’s List

1/12 Peru State Art Gallery hosts two exhibits in January

1/12 Peru State College awards 149 degrees in December

1/12 Week of activities in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. announced at Peru State

1/12 Peru State hosts 23rd Brain Quest


12/21 Jill Johnson named 2018 Assistant Principal of the Year

12/19 Writer’s Guild holds 2017-2018 Creative Writing Contest

12/12 Meints to conduct Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors at Omaha Conservatory

12/12 Peru State students attend Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference

12/11 Peru State named most affordable online college in Nebraska.

12/7 Peru State students, faculty and staff sign Performing Arts Center beam


11/30 Temme named to ServeNebraska Leadership Council

11/30 Celebrate the season with Peru State College!

11/30 Education students present wax museum of Nebraskan and other famous educators in honor of Peru State’s sesquicentennial

11/30 Ironhorse-Kent returns to Peru State to speak with College 101 students

11/27 Riley attends PBL National Conference in St. Louis

11/27 Omaha Jaycees name Alec Gorynski one of Ten Outstanding Young Omahans for 2017

11/27 Distinguished Speaker Series brings Nebraska speaker to campus, Aaron Davis

11/27 Reeves confirmed as Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs

11/20 Billups, Naber featured in Senior Art Exhibition at Peru State Art Gallery

11/20 Matt Hill named to Midlands Business Journal 2017 40 under 40

11/20 Astronaut Clayton Anderson coming to Peru State

11/20 Nebraska State College System Board names Anderson, Davis and Holtz to Peru State’s emeritus faculty

11/20 Fall Social Studies Fair at Johnson-Brock Elementary School

11/20 Phi Beta Lambda students recognized for national awards

11/15 Peru State Theatre Company to host workshop by Nebraska playwright Becky Boesen

11/14 Night traffic again able to find Peru; aid accidentally summoned from Rohan

11/14 Keith Bystrom presents on Lewis and Clark Trail

11/14 Peru State Theatre Company to present Bullet

11/10 Peru State Distinguished Speaker Series features Aaron Davis


10/30 2017 Homecoming Photos

10/30 Omaha natives crowned 2017 Peru State Homecoming King and Queen

10/30 Power of Thought statue dedicated on Peru State campus

10/24 2017 Homecoming Court announced

10/24 150th anniversary of first day of class celebrated at Peru State College

10/23 Peru State Choirs present concert, Heritage, to celebrate state and campus sesquicentennials

10/23 Area children invited to Boo Bash at Peru State and Trunk-or-Treat in downtown Peru

10/23 Power of Thought statue to be installed on Peru State campus

10/17 New faculty member, Nate Netzer, brings nanotechnology and National Science Foundation grant to campus research with students

10/16 150th anniversary of first day of classes to be held at Peru State College

10/12 MONA exhibit, John Falter: Historical Illustrator and Jazz from Life, on display at Peru State

10/11 Daryl and Peggy Long named Grand Marshals of Peru State Homecoming Parade

10/11 Governor Ricketts reappoints Dr. Darolyn Seay to Nebraska Professional Practice Commission

10/9 Peru Theatre Company to present The Arsonists

10/9 Dr. Gul Ahmad to be Lead Guest Editor of the Journal of Tropical Medicine

10/6 Reeves nomination hearing held by Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs

10/6 Region invited to celebrate Peru State’s sesquicentennial during “Once a Bobcat, Always a Bobcat” homecoming on Oct. 28 weekend


9/27 Peru State among top ten Most Affordable Online Colleges in nation

9/27 Registrations now being accepted for Peru State Homecoming Parade

9/27 School of Education receives grant for a book club in a low-income, high-mobility school

9/22 Peru State’s vegan dining options earn 100% satisfaction from students responding to PETA

9/20 Peru State’s Feeding 44 adds new services with help from Nebraska Methodist College’s Occupational Therapy and Nursing programs

9/11 Peru State student, Kaelia Nelson, named Miss Chadron 2018

9/6 Randy Reeves nominated for Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs

9/6 Peru State students sought for AmeriCorps positions in Nebraska City Public Schools

9/6 Chuck Schroeder art show, Elders: Character Over Time, at Peru State Art Gallery

9/5 Peru State named Top 25 Online Military-Friendly University in the Nation

9/4 College 101 event receives grant from Nemaha County Development Foundation Fund

9/4 Bailey Bindle pens op-ed on drunk driving


8/24 Connie Edmond speaks at Convocation for Class of 2021

8/24 Peru State hires four new faculty members

8/17 Peru State Announces New Scholarship for Veterans and Active Duty Military Service Members

8/17 After a difficult start, Peru State provided NASA-approved solar viewers to 5000+ school age students in southeast Nebraska.

8/17 Davis retires from Peru State after 33 years

8/15 Van Gundy creates video about eclipse with focus on Auburn, eclipse safety


7/13 Rural Future’s Institute announces project grant with Peru State faculty

7/10 Peru State Sesquicentennial Committee attends Proclamation Ceremony with Governor Pete Ricketts

7/10 Scott Riley elected to PBL National Officer Team

7/10 Harshbarger again named to Phi Beta Lambda National Awards Program Committee

7/7 #IamPeruState: Marisa Pribnow

7/6 Phi Beta Lambda wins 13 top-ten national awards, plus two chapter awards from Anaheim

7/5 Over 325 enrolled in Peru State graduate programs for summer 2017

7/4 Peru State participates in Brownville Freedom Celebration

7/3 Matt Hill serves as guest judge at Memphis Fest

7/2 Media Advisory: Campus Closed on July 4; Peru State to participate in Brownville’s Freedom Celebration

7/1 Kappa Omicron Rho attends National American Criminal Justice Association / Lambda Alpha Epsilon Conference; brings home six national trophies.


6/23 Photo Essay: Peru State hosts Charter Day Celebration

6/20 Governor Ricketts proclaims June 20 special day of anniversary for Peru State

6/17 Peru State releases history book for sesquicentennial

6/17 1960s Peru State Alumni Group holds reunion

6/17 Peru State College holds All-College Reunion

6/16 Peru State awards degrees to 432

6/15 1960s Alumni Group dedicates new painting of Al Wheeler

6/12 City of Peru issues Peru State College Charter Day Proclamation

6/6 Bartlett is quarter-finalist for Music Educator GRAMMY, receives Legacy Award



5/28 #IamPeruState: Ted Harshbarger

5/26 Anna Most wins first place for illustration at Power of Wind Exhibition

5/26 Anna Naber wins Golden Leaf Award

5/26 Peru State College announces spring 2017 Dean’s List

5/26 Peru State Charter Day Activities Planned

5/25 Dr. Paul Hinrichs named Dean of School of Arts and Sciences at Peru State

5/22 Peru State to host All-College Reunion

5/16 Children’s activities announced for Peru State Charter Day on June 20

5/8 Peru State launches celebration of 150th anniversary

5/8 Peru State College opens Visitor and Interpretive Center

5/8 Peru State Concert Chorale debuts “Sons and Daughters of Peru”

5/8 Governor Ricketts gives commencement address at Peru State College

5/1 Kristi Nies named 2017 Teaching Excellence Award winner



4/28 Rain or Shine: Peru State students clean-up

4/27 Peru State College Commencement to be held Saturday, May 6; Governor Pete Ricketts to speak

4/24 Peru State alum, Raeanna Carbaugh, named NSEA 2017 Rookie of the Year

4/24 Psi Chi chapter founded at Peru State; 17 inducted

4/20 Peru State College’s online Masters in Education recognized among top 10 in nation

4/18 Alberts elected Vice President of Technology for Nebraska’s state Phi Beta Lambda organization

4/18 Riley named President of Nebraska’s state Phi Beta Lambda organization

4/18 Peru State Phi Beta Lambda win more than 80 top ten finishes including 12 first place awards

4/17 City of Peru, Peru State College to collaborate on April 28’s citywide cleanup day

4/17 President Hanson receives Patriot Award from ESGR

4/13 Peru State College’s online Business Management Program recognized among top 50 in nation

4/10 Dorman named Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

4/10 Community invited to Daryl Long Retirement Banquet on April 29

4/3 #IamPeruState: Dr. Sara Brandes Crook

4/3 Governor Pete Ricketts Appoints Treyten Nelson to serve as NSCS Student Trustees


3/31 Peru State Distinguished Speaker Series features Vijay Gupta

3/20 Musician and mental health activist, Vijay Gupta, to visit Peru State for Distinguished Speaker Series

3/14 Peru State College Mathematics Club will host the 24th annual Greater Southeast Nebraska Mathematics Challenge

3/6 Dr. Kyle Ryan joins inaugural class of Rural Future Institute Fellows

3/5 44th Annual Business Contest winners

3/2 Peru State Campus Activities Board to host Dylan Scott and LANco for St. Patrick’s Day Concert

3/1 Peru State College Student Named 2017 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar



2/28 In 1946: Governor Richard Barrett Lowe commands V-12 Program, elected dean

2/28 Dr. Seuss’s birthday to be celebrated on Peru State Campus.

2/16 Peru State College to host 33rd Annual District History Day

2/16 Peru State College to host Southeast Nebraska Career Fair

2/13 #IamPeruState: Zak Ruei

2/9 Peru State Theatre Company hosts Ghostlight Project

2/9 44th Annual High School Business Contest planned at Peru State


1/26 Peru State education students visit HTRS for team building event using math, language arts and physical education

1/26 Peru State Alum and former U.S. congressman, Robert Dinsmore Harrison, would be 120 today

1/20 Peru State hosts 21st Brain Quest

1/19 Peru State named a Military Friendly School for 2017

1/13 Media Advisory: Winter Storm Jupiter cancels one event at Peru State

1/13 Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission names newly planned Steamboat Trace Gran Fondo a Signature Event

1/13 Peru State College announces fall 2016 Dean’s List

1/5 Peru State College “Charter Event Celebration” recognized as a Signature Event by Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission





12/31 Daryl Long retires from Peru State College after 50 years

12/25 Peru State College continues service and giving holiday tradition

12/19 Peru State students, faculty host and compete at American Criminal Justice Association conference

12/15 Peru State students attend Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference

12/7 Peru State’s Kiana Borengasser presents at parasitology conference

12/5 Celebrate the season with Peru State College!

12/1 Five student groups hold toy drive at Peru State


11/29 Peru State Theatre Company in collaboration with P.R.I.D.E. and the Black Student Union to present AFTER ORLANDO: An International Theatre Action

11/18 Peru State College student organizations collected more than 220 pounds of food drive

11/18 Peru State hold Veterans Day activities on campus

11/13 Leadership Nebraska City visits Peru State

11/11 Peru State hold Veterans Day activities on campus

11/9 Peru State alum recognized for work in realty

11/9 Peru State hosts election night watch party

11/7 Feeding 44 finalist for state volunteer award

11/3 Peru State College hosts six-time Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken

11/3 Peru State political science class conducts survey of legislative candidates on topic of election reform


10/31 Peru State Theatre Company presented “God of Carnage”

10/31 Peru hosts Trunk-or-Treat downtown and Boo Bash on Peru State campus

10/27 Peru State plans Veterans Day activities on campus

10/26 Four more reasons to visit Peru State College!

10/25 Bill Clemente essays published in “The Last Midnight”

10/24 149th anniversary of first day of classes at Peru State College; campus featured in Legacy of Nebraska 2017 Calendar

10/21 Bailey Kuhlmann sets World and American Records in Las Vegas

10/21 Peru State College to host Olympian Amy Van Dyken as part of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series

10/17 Area children invited to Boo Bash at Peru State and Trunk-or-Treat in downtown Peru

10/14 “Tour-n-Tailgate” set for November 5th on the Peru State Campus

10/14 Peru State College student organizations host food drive

10/7 Peru State Theatre Company to present “God of Carnage”

10/7 Peru State to host forum on LB 268 and lifting the 2015 ban on the death penalty in Nebraska

10/2 Peru State Homecoming Photos and News

10/2 Omaha natives crowned Homecoming King and Queen.



9/28 Teacher preparation at Peru State College receives congratulations and approval from state

9/26 Jeff Alessandrelli has first vinyl-record only poetry press in U.S.

9/26 Peru State announces 2016 Homecoming Court

9/23 V-12 Program Alum, Jackson Howard, named Grand Marshal of Peru State Homecoming Parade

9/16 Whitni Redman, Jay Bryant and Gul Ahmad published in “Veterinary World”

9/15 Paul Hinrichs receives lifetime achievement award from the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics

9/8 Region invited to celebrate Peru State’s 96th annual homecoming Saturday, Oct. 1

9/8 Registrations now being accepted for Peru State Homecoming Parade



8/26 Peru State to host blood drive on September 13

8/25 Peru State holds Convocation for Class of 2020

8/23 Peru State hires nine new faculty members for fall

8/16 First day of class is August 22, Convocation held August 23

8/12 Peru State Art Gallery to feature work by Terry Van Gundy

8/10 Peru State alum, Joseph Fauver, speaks at Rotary conference for Nebraska and Iowa



7/29 $9.9 million renovations to Delzell Hall will begin in August

7/28 Akademos and Peru State College Partner to Reduce Course Material Costs and Improve the Textbook Adoption Process

7/28 Peru State named 25th best online psychology bachelor’s degree in nation.

7/21 Peru State twice named 5th most affordable online college in nation.

7/21 Bailey Kuhlmann takes first place in Powerlifting (Raw) at Cornhusker State Games

7/5 Peru State’s Phi Beta Lambda earns national recognition and members earn 12 top ten national awards

7/1 Center for Engaged Learning is new name for ongoing community engagement at Peru State



6/24 Holtz to release second album about Nebraska

6/20 Peru State College recognizes 149th anniversary; plans for 150th.

6/13 Two Peru State teacher candidates win scholarship.

6/10 Four new minors approved at Peru State College

6/9 Humanities Nebraska Speakers featured at Peru State’s Trails and Tales

6/1 Peru State College announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List

6/1 Peru State names RHOP Recipients



5/19 Teacher preparation at Peru State College receives congratulations, continued accreditation from national accreditor

5/13 Higher Learning Commission gives Peru State bill of good health.

5/12 Bartlett quarter-finalist for Music Educator GRAMMY Award

5/11 Kunkel named Dean of the School of Education

5/10 Peru State awards degrees to 426

5/9 Dr. Kelly Asmussen named 2015 Teaching Excellence Award winner

5/2 Retirees and employees recognized at annual luncheon

5/2 Peru State College participates in Brownville and Peru cleanups

5/2 Phi Alpha Theta presents check to Peru State College Foundation



4/28 Peru State College Commencement to be held Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. Park Avenue and Campus Entrance Donor Dedication at 1 p.m.

4/20 City of Peru, Peru State College to collaborate on April 29’s citywide cleanup day

4/19 Peru State Student presents at Great Plains Student Psychology Convention

4/19 Peru State Rotaract Club hosts first ever district-wide Rotaract Retreat

4/19 Students present at Southwestern Association of Parasitologists

4/18 Peru State College gives 227 units of blood since June 2015

4/14 Nebraska sesquicentennial groups to meet on Peru State campus

4/12 Peru State College graduate student enrollment at historic high

4/11 Peru State’s Clemente to present children’s programs in April and May

4/11 Peru State College to host Nebraska poets, Matt Mason and Sarah McKinstry

4/11 Peru State’s Asmussen speaks at Institute for Ethnic Studies

4/11 Peru State Black Student Union hosts diversity conference; joins Red Cross Club and Wayne State College to donate to domestic violence shelter.

4/9 Peru State announces winners of the 23rd Annual Greater Southeast Nebraska Mathematics Challenge

4/7 Peru State’s Phi Beta Lambda earns 17 first place awards at state conference

4/5 Peru State College announces April 2016 events

4/5 Peru State College to host evening of musical theatre

4/5 Nebraska State Court of Appeals to hold session at Peru State College

4/4 Peru State named Military Spouse Friendly School for 2016



3/31 Governor Ricketts extends state college bonding authority, allowing renovation of Peru State College theatre and event space

3/29 Peru State College to host Nebraska’s National Association of Teachers of Singing Spring Workshop

3/28 Peru State College Masters in Education named fourth best online program in nation.

3/22 Peru State College enrollment at historic high.

3/21 Nebraska State College Board of Trustees okays demolition of Peru State’s Neal Hall.

3/18 Peru State College receives Legacy of Nebraska painting.

3/18 Peru State unveils new historical marker as part of run-up to sesquicentennial anniversary.

3/15 Peru State College announces winners of 32nd Annual District History Day

3/14 President Hanson speaks to Nebraska LEAD

3/10 Author, motivational speaker Wes Moore to visit Peru State College

3/9 Peru State College Library to serve as 2016 Nebraska Passport Stop



2/29 Cammack named Director of Admissions at Peru State College

2/29 February service: Peru State students host Family Literacy Game Night

2/26 Peru State College Announces March 2016 events

2/26 Peru State students learn from Holocaust Survivor

2/25 Peru State College students to play in Nebraska Intercollegiate Band

2/25 Peru State to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthdate.

2/25 February service: Peru State gives blood after winter storm Kayla.

2/25 February service: Peru State sends valentines to veterans.

2/22 Peru State College to host 32nd Annual District History Day

2/22 “Ain’t I a Woman?” to be performed at Peru State College

2/12 Peru State College announces results from 43rd Annual High School Business Contest

2/11 Hogue to serve as Director of Marketing and Communications at Peru State College

2/10 Peru State’s Criminal Justice program named among top 50 in nation.

2/8 Peru State National Alumni Association’s annual chili feed and fall athlete recognition planned for Feb. 20

2/4 Peru State College to host Southeast Nebraska Career Fair

2/3 Peru State College to host 43rd Annual High School Business Contest

2/1 Dr. Naser Alsharif to speak on “Being Muslim in America” at Peru State College


1/28 Peru State College alum joins “Rockapella”

1/27 Peru State College announces February 2016 events

1/27 Former Assistant Surgeon General, Retired Rear Admiral Dr. Ali Khan to visit Peru State

1/13 Peru State College announces fall 2015 Dean’s List

1/11 Peru State College to host youth cheer camp

1/8 Peru State’s chapter of Alpha Chi named Notable Chapter

1/5 Anderson to exhibit retrospective on art and career at Peru State College




12/21 Peru State to close for holidays

12/21 Peru State to host 20th Anniversary of Trails and Tales

12/18 President Hanson delivers commencement address to graduates of Southeast Community College-Lincoln

12/17 Peru State alum named Outstanding New Elementary Principal of the Year

12/17 Petersen wins bronze prize at 2015 American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Nebraska Show

12/16 Peru State alum named to Midlands’ 40 under 40

12/14 Peru State College students present at 2015 Nebraska Psychological Society Undergraduate Conference

12/10 Charitable service and giving ramps up for holiday season

12/9 Fremont-Mills Community School seventh graders visit Peru State College

12/8 Celebrate the season with Peru State College!

12/7 Kyle Ryan recognized as E-Learning Innovator in Education by the University of Nebraska Medical Center

12/4 School of Education Hosts 19th Brain Quest

12/4 Peru State hosts Nemaha County Sheriff for marijuana seminar

12/3 Hill named Young Conductor of the Year

12/2 Weitzenkamp named to state advisory committee

12/1 Peru State named a Military Friendly School for 2016


11/9 Johnson-Brock Sixth Graders Participate in 27th Annual Peru State Social Studies Fair

11/6 York, Kansas City natives crowned 2015 Peru State Homecoming King and Queen


10/30 Peru State announces 2015 Homecoming Grand Marshal

10/27 Peru State announces 2015 Homecoming Court

10/23 PSC Grad Named NSEA Rookie of the Year

10/12 Kimmel Foundation Establishes Scholarships at Peru State

10/08 Registrations now being accepted for 95th Annual Peru State Homecoming Parade

10/08 Southeast Nebraskans invited to celebrate Peru State’s 95th annual homecoming Saturday, October 31

10/08 Volunteers gather for Kids Against Hunger event at Peru State


9/15 Rural Health Symposium at Peru State College Scheduled for September 25


8/26 Peru State to unveil Oak Bowl’s new bronze sculpture at 5 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 29 before football vs. Central Methodist University
8/5 UNMC expands RHOP at Peru State College