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Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Co-Education at Muhlenberg College

Calendar of Events
August

Opening Convocation August 26
Barbara Crossette '63, author and former New York Times foreign
correspondent, will be the Convocation speaker
[Download Barbara Crossette's Opening Convocation address]

Orientation August 24-26
Muhlenberg Traditions Program – "Memories in the Making"

September

Women in the Investment or Banking Industry  Sept. 26
7 pm Seegers 112

Homecoming Weekend Sept. 28-30
Celebrating the Past, Present and Future
All past Homecoming Queens will be invited for this year's Homecoming
Trexler Library Displays

November

Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner Nov. 17
Celina Boer Schmidt '99 will be among those inducted.

December

Candlelight Carol Service Dec. 8-9
This is also the 50th anniversary of the candlelight service.  The Candlelight Carol Service will have a traditional holiday collection, which will be donated to women's issues-related non-profit groups.

January

 
February

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Shirley Tilghman  Feb. 14
President of Princeton University
"Promises Made, Promises Kept: Women in Higher Education"
7 pm Miller Forum, Moyer Hall

March

50th Anniversary of Co-Education Celebration Weekend
March 28-30 [view the full weekend schedule]
A celebration of the 50th anniversary of co-education at Muhlenberg College.

LVAIC Women’s Studies Conference March 29
BAKER CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Trexler Library Displays for Women’s History Month, Fashion
Through the Decades and Muhlenberg Alumnae who are  Authors


April

"Women Entrepreneurs" Alumni Panel April 3
A panel of female alumni share their stories about starting a business and answer your questions.
See Campus Calendar for Event Details

Honors Convocation April 27
Joan Marx '77, professor of Spanish, will deliver the faculty address.

May

Commencement May 18
The 2008 Commencement will feature a female speaker and several women will receive Honorary Degrees.

June

Reunion 2008: Rolling Out the Red Carpet & Alumni Achievement Awards June 6-8

Semester Long Monthly academic panel discussions featuring faculty and emeriti faculty from the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.