Annual Events

Annual Events


Congratulations to the Class of 2014! Millersville University recognizes that commencement is a milestone in our graduates' lives and, as such, we strive to ensure that everyone enjoys their experience. For more information, please visit or click the "Commencement" tab under "Annual Events."

McIlwaine Master Class

The Melva S. McIlwaine Music Master Class at Millersville University was established in 2010 to provide the students of Millersville access to nationally and internationally recognized artists in vocal and instrumental music. Classes are free and open to the public the day of the event. Click here to contact our staff for more information.

Power of The Purse 

This year's "Power of the Purse" will be held on March 27, 2014. The guest speaker is Mrs. Susan Connoly Eckert, Principal, The Eckert Group. Mrs. Eckert is currently serving on the Children's Trust Fund appointed by Rendell, the former Governor. In order to help find a solution for local helath problems and public health infrastructure she serves as the Project Manager for the Partnership for Public Health. For more information, contact our office by clicking on the "Staff" tab on the left of your screen.

“Power of the Purse” is a scholarship benefit for the Women’s Giving Circle of Millersville University. Established in 2010, the Women's Giving Circle of Millersville University strives to inspire, educate, and empower women, alumnae, students, and staff to make a positive impact and to continue a tradition of philanthropy and leadership.

Retired Faculty and Staff Reception 

President Anderson and his wife invite the retired faculty and staff to a reception at the Tanger House on April 30, 2014 during 4:00-6:00p.m.  

Hobbs/Wickersham Reception "Our Town" 

On March 1,2014 at 6:00p.m. a pre-performance reception will be held at the Lyle Welcome Center for Millersville University's performance of "Our Town." The performance will take place at the Winter Visual and Performing Art Center.

LAUNCH Music Conference and Festival 

On April 17 -20, 2014 Millersville University will be sponsoring LAUNCH which provides a great combination of both music conference and festival. The conference will be a schedule full of panels and seminars that give the opportunity for artisits and professionals to meet and furthur their careers. During the festival almost 200 artists will be performing around Lancaster City. These artist represent a variety of styles.