Juniata Receives Support for Faculty Development from Beachley Family

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(Posted May 15, 2017)

            HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Beachley Family, led by Mary Ellen Beachley, widow of longtime Juniata College trustee Donovan Beachley Jr., and David Beachley, chief executive officer of the Beachley Furniture Company, of Hagerstown, Md., donated $250,000 to the college to support faculty research, scholarship or professional development.
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International Education Exective Tells Graduates Global Engagement is Right Path

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(Posted May 13, 2017)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Kristin Lord, president and CEO of IREX, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and extending access to quality education, after congratulating the Juniata College for its global vision, told the assembled 2017 graduating class at Juniata’s 139th commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 13, “engaging the world is not exactly in vogue these days. Yet you are right to do so: Global engagement remains the right path, not only for Juniata students, but for all of us.”
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International Education Executive to Deliver Commencement Address

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(Posted May 10, 2017)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Kristin Lord, president and CEO of IREX, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and extending access to quality education, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and deliver the commencement address at Juniata’s 139th commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 13 on the Juniata campus.
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When Colleges Dangle Money to Lure Students Who Ignored Them

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Posted May 24, 2017

In the minds of parents and teenagers going through the college application process, May 1 is a magic date. At that point, you’ll have made your decision, sent in a deposit, bought a sticker for your car window and posted your choice on social media. Continue Reading

Ancient artifacts found in Centre County

Ancient artifacts found in Centre County

Posted May 22, 2017

Soon a portion of land near Orchard Rd. and Puddintown Rd. in State College will be tore up for a new construction project but before crews can get started, archeologists are breaking ground to dig up history. Continue Reading

Juniata students bring classroom studies into local prisons

Juniata students bring classroom studies into local prisons

Posted March 23, 2017

Juniata College hosted a discussion this week on incarceration to raise awareness of what it's like to live inside a prison and the challenges inmates face once they leave. Continue Reading

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Juniata Receives Support for Faculty Development from Beachley Family

Juniata Receives Support for Faculty Development from Beachley Family

(Posted May 15, 2017)

            HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Beachley Family, led by Mary Ellen Beachley, widow of longtime Juniata College trustee Donovan Beachley Jr., and David Beachley, chief executive officer of the Beachley Furniture Company, of Hagerstown, Md., donated $250,000 to the college to support faculty research, scholarship or professional development.Continue Reading

Lacrosse Team Honors Yeardley Love with Awareness Event

Lacrosse Team Honors Yeardley Love with Awareness Event

(Posted May 9, 2017)

On April 24, Juniata’s women’s lacrosse team hosted a campus wide event called Yards for Yeardley. Their goal was to log one million yards of running, walking, biking or swimming to raise awareness for relationship violence. Yeardley Love played lacrosse for University of Virginia when she was killed by her ex-boyfriend in 2010. Events such as this are held to honor her and raise awareness about abusive relationships.Continue Reading

Multicultural Storyfest Cherishes Differences

Multicultural Storyfest Cherishes Differences

(Posted May 8, 2017)

Multicultural Storyfest was held on April 20, as part of the Liberal Arts Symposium. It was held in the Black Box Theatre in Halbritter Center for Performing Arts. This event was held to showcase different cultures and heritage, and celebrate the diversity that lives throughout Juniata College.Continue Reading

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The Path to Engaging
Photos by J.D. Cavrich

Kristin Lord, president and CEO of IREX, received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and delivered the commencement address at Juniata’s 139th commencement ceremony on May 13. Stay tuned for the full commencement slideshow coming later this week.