CU celebrates Heritage Week

CLARION Clarion University celebrates Heritage Week which started Monday, Oct. 4, and runs through Thursday, Oct. 7, which will coincide with the university's Cultural Nights during the 68TH annual Autumn Leaf Festival.

Heritage Week will feature musical acts and celebrations on campus throughout the week. Flags from other countries also will be on display on campus.

The opportunity to host Heritage Week is thanks to a $5,000 grant from First Energy awarded in 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic delayed Heritage Week to this year.

The community is invited to attend the Cultural Nights' musical acts which started at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4 and runs through Thursday, Oct. 7, in front of the Clarion County Courthouse.

CLARION - Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, working with the State System Foundation, has taken a major step to help prevent dropout among at-risk students by launching the Keystone Extraordinary Emergency Program (KEEP).

KNOX - Knox Lions Club September Student of the Month is Leia Bauer a senior at Keystone High School who was presented with her certificate of achievement and monetary gift by Lion Bill Black.

CLARION - The 2021-22 Clarion University Theatre season will open Sept. 22 with "Laughing Wild," a comedy by Christopher Durang. The production will run at 8 p.m. from Sept. 22 to 25, with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Sept. 26, all in Marwick-Boyd Little Theatre.

CLARION - Brianna Van Tassel, a recent graduate of Keystone High School and Emma Smith a recent graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School each received a $500 scholarship from the Kiwanis Club of Clarion during a program held in June.

CLARION - Clarion University Physics Department will present Stars over Clarion at (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) 7 p.m. Sept. 2 in Donald D. Peirce Planetarium, located in Grunenwald Science and Technology Center.

CLARION - Clarion University's TRIO Talent Search has been awarded a five-year grant through the U.S. Department of Education. Disbursed in annual installments of $463,217, the grant totals $2,316,085 and provides funding the program from September 2021 through August 2026.

CLARION - Need to brush up on your test-taking skills or gain assistance reviewing for the SAT or ACT? Clarion University's Educational Talent Search will host two SAT review sessions in Ralston Hall, Clarion Campus.

FOXBURG The Allegheny-Clarion Valley Class of 2021 held their graduation Wednesday, May 26, in the high school gymnasium in Foxburg. Forty-four students participated in graduation activities with parents, family, and friends in attendance.

TIONESTA - Once again this year, the Keystone SMILES' AG Day was cancelled. However, the second graders in Mrs. Brannon's class did not miss out and participated in the field trip in a bag.

KNOX - Knox Lions Club May Student of the Month is Abbey Henry a senior at Keystone High School who was presented with her certificate of achievement and monetary gift by Lion Henry.