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Time is running out to join the Clarion Golden Eagle Marching Band for this year's Band Day festivities. Band Day is Saturday, October 13, 2012. If you participated in the past, you already know how much fun Band Day can be.
So, what are you waiting for? Visit https://sites.google.com/site/cupmarching/Home/band-day for more information, or contact Dr. Toney in the Band Office - 814-393-BAND (2263),…Continue
I just spent a pleasant evening listening to a group of Clarion Music alumni perform in a jazz octet at the Autumn Leaf Festival Cultural Night in downtown Clarion. Performing were:
Scott DiTullio - trumpet
Bob Harris - alto sax
Jeff Puhala - tenor sax
Mike Krach- bari sax
David Hepler - drums
Brian Rosen - bass
Paul Stahlman - piano
Tom Zeller (not a Clarion alum) - trombone - rounded out the octet.
Well done guys!!
In a surprise move earlier this month, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Rachelle Prioleau, resigned her position as Dean effective immediately with a yet-to-be-named Interim Dean named by the Provost at the beginning of the Fall 2012 term. Dr. Prioleau will assume a teaching position in the Department of Communication. She was appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 2007.
A search will take place during the 2012-13 academic year for a permanent dean…Continue
As mentioned in a previous post, Clarion University President, Karen Whitney, initiated a tool used to compare the fiscal "health" of each program across the university called a "scorecard." Scorecards compare a wide variety of variables across each program on campus, toward identifying programs that are in need of revision or elimination. Each program on campus was ranked into "quintiles" based on their overall scorecard scores. Programs in the 4th or 5th quintiles face greater pressure…Continue
There's nothing like the start of summer to unwind a little from the hectic pace of the school year. I hope everyone will get a chance to spend time enjoying family and friends over the summer months. Unfortunately, there remain unresolved issues that work to create a sense of unease over this normally relaxing time.
The Clarion University budget issue remains a foreboding concern for many in the…Continue