News briefs: Mar. 28

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Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 at 7:20 PM

Edinboro University celebrates ATHENA connections leadership pin recipients in cermony

On Monday, March 25, 15 students received pins in honor of their completion of the ATHENA connections college leadership program.
ATHENA is an organization founded by Linda Stevenson and one designed to develop, honor and support young women by teaching them the skills that they need to succeed in the workforce via leadership programs.
Edinboro University is one of four universities nationwide that has an ATHENA program on campus for students to participate in. The program begins in the fall of each semester and goes until the spring. Its inaugural class was in 2017-2018. The program is geared toward women, however, applications are not restricted to females. Erie Mayor Joe Schember was in attendance to celebrate the 15 students who graduated the program this year.
 

 

Philosophy and Skeptics clubs to host panel discussion on 'The rise of Americans with no religious affiliation.'

On April 3, in Compton 107A at 6 p.m., a panel of speakers will discuss the rise of Americans with no religious affiliation. The panel is being co-sponsored by the Edinboro university Philosphy Club and the Skeptics Club. Speakers include EU faculty members Dr. Paul Rovang (English and philosophy), Carrie Campbell (English and philosophy) and Gerry Hoffman (chemistry), along with Sister Linda Romey (from Nuns and Nones) and the Rev. Lisa Grant (United Methodist Church of Edinboro). The panel is free and open to the public.

 

Edinboro University, Erie Art Museum partner for museum spring 2019 show, juror to speak at university

Kinetic sculptor Arthur Ganson will jury the Erie Art Museum’s 2019 Spring Show. Every year, Edinboro University and the art museum partner to host a guest artist who acts as a juror in the show. Along with helping judge, Ganson will give a lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 in Compton 107A. The lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Shayma Musa | edinboro.spectator@gmail.com

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