SPECIAL EVENTS


For more information on special events at MU, visit the World Wide Web home page: www.millersville.edu and click on "Calendar."
 

CULTURAL AFFAIRS SERIES

A variety of cultural programs, films and international art exhibits are presented by the Cultural Affairs Committee throughout the academic year to develop in students an appreciation of music, art, literature, dramatics, and a thoughtful and well-informed attitude toward contemporary issues.

ARTISTS/SCHOLARS IN RESIDENCE

Outstanding artists and scholars are brought to the Millersville campus for several days to interact with students.

CENTER FOR POLITICS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The Center promotes the exchange of ideas between the academic community and those who have a central role in making and implementing public policy. State and national public figures meet with faculty, students and members of the Lancaster community.

ROBERT A. CHRISTIE LECTURE

A respected leader from the American business community speaks on an aspect of economics or business. Established in cooperation with the Mellon Bank in honor of Robert A. Christie, president of Millersville University from 1965 to 1968.

HOLOCAUST CONFERENCE

Academics and other scholars are invited to campus to discuss an aspect of the Holocaust.

HAZEL JACKSON LECTURE

The Hazel I. Jackson Lecture honors the first African American professor at Millersville and the first African American female teacher in the School District of Lancaster. A member of Millersville’s English department, she retired from MU in 1994 after 23 years of service to the institution.

RAY W. KAUFFMAN FUND FOR ORCHESTRAL GUEST ARTISTS

Distinguished artists perform with the Millersville University Community Orchestra. Established in honor of Ray W. Kauffman, assistant professor of music at Millersville, in recognition of his distinguished service to the University and the community as founder and first conductor of the Millersville University-Community Orchestra.

ANNA FUNK LOCKEY LECTURE IN EDUCATION

A noted educator is invited to campus to discuss the state of education with students, faculty and members of the Lancaster community. Established by Anna Funk Lockey, Class of 1926.

PAUL J. MCINERNEY MEMORIAL LECTURE

A noted scientist presents a lecture in the physical sciences. Established in honor of Paul J. McInerney, a member of the Earth Sciences faculty from 1961 to 1978.

MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY LECTURE IN SCIENCE

A noted person in the field of science presents a lecture as part of the University’s Science Day program. Sponsored by the Mr. and Mrs. William F. Brossman Foundation.

JOSEPH F. NOONAN MEMORIAL ACADEMIC STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

Programs and events are provided to enrich Millersville students, to supplement classroom instruction, and to broaden the cultural awareness of the University community.

HAROLD R. WEIRICH MEMORIAL LECTURE

A noted scientist-humanist presents a lecture. Established in honor of Harold R. Weirich, a member of the Biology faculty from 1959 to 1976.

CARTER G. WOODSON LECTURE IN AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE

A lecture, presented as part of Millersville’s Celebration of Black Culture, and established in honor of the founder of Black History Month, sponsored by the Core States Bank’s Community Partnership.