Penn State Intercom......February
|"'A Few Good Women...'
Advancing the Cause of Women in Government, 1969-74" is part of the
oral history collection recently archived in the University Libraries'
Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library on the University
Park campus. Pictured from left to right (first row): Ethel Bent Walsh,
Brig. Gen. Jeanne M. Holm, Rose Mary Woods, Virginia Knauer, Helen
Delich Bentley, Jayne Baker Spain, Evelyn Eppley and Barbara H. Franklin;
(second row): Sallyanne Payton, Elizabeth Hanford, Georgiana Sheldon,
Virginia Allan, Carol Khosrovi, Paula Tennant, Brereton Sturtevant
and Gloria Toote. For more information on this collection, see the
story on this page.
John Daniel, associate
professor of music, will present a trumpet recital at 8 p.m. Tuesday,
Feb. 12, in Esber Recital Hall on the University Park campus.
Chris Jaudes, who recently finished performing as principal trumpet for the Broadway musicals "Annie Get Your Gun" and "Ragtime," will join Daniel. The second half of the recital will feature music performed by the group Batu-Clave.
Admission is free to the public.
Centre Dimensions concert
Penn State jazz ensemble Centre Dimensions will give a concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Esber Recital Hall on the University Park campus.
The group will premier a new work, "9/11/01 (Feeling, Dealing, Healing),"
by Dan Yoder, Centre Dimensions' director.
Tickets cost $4 for adults and $3 for students.
The Penn State Bassoon Ensemble will perform at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, in Eisenhower Chapel on the University Park campus.
The 20-minute concert is part of the Bach's Lunch series sponsored by
the School of Music and the University Lutheran Campus Ministry. Following
the performance, audience members may take their bag lunches to Memorial
Lounge of Eisenhower Chapel. Beverage is provided.
The event is free to the public.
Poet's belongings displayed
"A Jamaican Voice: The Life and Poetry of Vivian Virtue" is on display through March 15 in the Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library, University Park.
The exhibit, in commemoration of Black History Month, is selected from
the poet's papers, including manuscripts, correspondence, publications,
translations, broadcast scripts and photographs. Virtue was a Jamaican
poet, translator and broadcaster.
100 Years of 4-H
An exhibit to commemorate the centennial of the 4-H agricultural education program, "The Power of Youth: 100 Years of 4-H," is on display through April 5 in the Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library on the University Park campus.
The exhibition features photographs, brochures, programs, learning guides,
membership information and hands-on instruction manuals covering the 100
years of the 4-H program in Pennsylvania.
For information, call Jackie Esposito at (814) 865-7931.
Oral history archived
An oral history collection, "'A Few Good Women ...' Advancing the Cause of Women in Government, 1969-74," was recently archived in University Libraries' Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library on the University Park campus.
An overview of the project, including profiles, is available at
http://www.afgw.libraries.psu.edu. The collection focuses on
the groundwork that prepared the way for many of the advances in the status
of women in government during the Nixon administration.
For information, call (814) 865-7931.
returns to University Park
The Dave Matthews Band
will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, at The Bryce Jordan Center on
the University Park campus. Reserved tickets are $45.50 and will go on
sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9.
Wristbands will be made available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8,
and from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Wristbands are for ticket buyers
wishing to purchase tickets at the Bryce Jordan Ticket Center only.
The group has made two previous stops at The Bryce Jordan Center: Oct.
7, 1996, and Dec. 8, 2000. With the releases of "Under The Table and Dreaming"
(1994), "Crush" (1996), "Before These Crowded Streets" (1998), and "Everyday"
(2001), the Dave Matthews Band has become one of the top grossing touring
bands in the United States. The band has plotted a 33-date North American
tour, which will kick off on April 4 in Washington, D.C., and then travel
to The Bryce Jordan Center on April 5.
will be available at The Bryce Jordan Ticket Center, Eisenhower Auditorium,
select Uni-Marts, Commonwealth Campus ticket outlets, by phone at (814)
865-5555 or (800) 863-3336, or online at http://www.bjc.psu.edu/