Bob Wood Resumes History Talks at Studio B Art Gallery

Bob Wood Resumes History Talks at Studio B Art Gallery Boyertown – Bob Wood, historian, writer, teacher, artist, potter, and popular presenter invites history buffs to his Sunday afternoon history talks at Studio B Fine Art Gallery, 39A East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, PA, beginning on September 16, 2018, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Local history, interspersed with […]

Faculty Presentation: Women, Work and World War II

Faculty Presentation: Women, Work and World War II Learn how the portrayal of women changed in the media before, during and after the war in this presentation by Judith Dutill, assistant professor of communication at Central Penn College. The lecture is part of the quarterly Faculty Research Colloquium Series. “World War II brought newfound challenges […]

Reading Native Jacqueline Marusiak Helps Save Women’s Suffrage Celebration

One hundred years ago, women in New York State won the right to vote. Along with four other Ithaca College students, Reading’s Jacqueline Marusiak recently saved the centennial celebration of that historic event in the town of Lisle, where the first women in the state voted. Marusiak is a Documentary Studies and Production major at Ithaca College. […]

Kutztown University Student Researches True Origins of Thanksgiving

KUTZTOWN – Emily Sakal, a senior history major from Phoenixville, Pa., conducted research to find the validity of whether or not Thanksgiving truly began with the Pilgrims. Sakal’s area of focus was history, more specifically “How Thanksgiving has been celebrated in our history in different regions and at different times”. The research focused on the […]

REMINDER: Kutztown Church to celebrate life of Professor Henry W. Sharadin

Sharadin served on the faculty of Keystone State Normal School for more than 30 years St. Paul’s United Church of Christ will celebrate dedication Sunday on Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. The church will dedicate improvements made over the past few years and gifts made by members of the congregation. St. Paul’s is located at 47 South Whiteoak St., Kutztown. […]