December 21, 2015, 9:00 a.m. CDT

Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429


Peru State College to close for holidays


Peru, Nebraska- Peru State College will be closed from noon on December 23, 2015 until 8 a.m. on January 4, 2016. The college closes four hours earlier than previously scheduled.

President Barack Obama declared a half-day holiday for Thursday, December 24, 2015. The Nebraska State College System 2015-2016 holiday schedule already provides for one contractual holiday to occur on December 24, 2015.

NSCS Chancellor Stan Carpenter authorized an NSCS half-day (4 hour) holiday be added on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, to match the recently announced federal holiday.



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About Peru State College: Peru State’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. It is a college of choice fostering excellence and student achievement through engagement in a culture that promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation.