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Not to miss: Millersville’s Got Talent auditions and two colloquium series!

WANTED: Millersville’s Got Talent Contestants

Millersville is celebrating its 250th anniversary during the 2011 year. In commemoration of this unique milestone, a special entertainment program entitled Millersville’s Got Talent (MGT), is being produced in the borough to showcase local talent. Grand Prize: $500.

The contest is open to Penn Manor School District and Millersville University students, faculty/staff, their alumni, Millersville borough residents and Millersville business employees. Contestants can be singers, dancers, musicians, jugglers, comedians—even animal acts—all ages are encouraged to tryout. Some restrictions apply.

Tryouts will be held on Sunday, October 16 at 1 p.m. at Millersville University’s Pucillo Gymnasium. Entry information, rules and regulations and related documents can be found online at Millersville’s 250th website or call the alumni services office at 717-872-3352 for registration materials. Entry Fee: $5/per act.

Public shows are scheduled for November 6 and November 20, both at 3 p.m. at Millersville University, with a panel of local judges. Tickets can be obtained by calling the Ticket Office at 717-872-3811.

MGT host will be Lori Burkholder, news anchor from WGAL-TV (and MU alumnus). Judges will include:

  • Chris Ivey, professional juggler, Penn Manor School District Elementary Teacher; Millersville University alumnus;
  • David Patterson, member of the Wheatland Chorale, president of the Millersville Business Association/Millersville 250 committee/Manager and Pharmacist, Wiley’s Pharmacy, Millersville;
  • Kristin Sims, vocal instructor, Millersville University; soloist, who has appeared with several US symphony’s, orchestras and many operatic performances;
  • Raymond Antonelli, director/producer/actor from Lancaster County; Millersville University alumnus.

Millersville 250 is dedicated to showcasing Millersville Borough and its 250th anniversary by focusing attention on its people, schools, businesses and service organizations of the community while celebrating the borough’s history and heritage. Visit Millersville’s 250th website for more information on upcoming events and commemorative apparel.

 

Fall 2011 Biology Colloquium Series

The Millersville University biology department has announced the schedule for the fall 2011 Biology Colloquium series. The Colloquium Series features alumni, professors and various professionals within diverse disciplines of science presenting their work, recent findings and upcoming research.

“The purpose of the Biology Colloquium is to bring outstanding scientists to campus to talk and interact with our students,” said Dr. Ryan Wagner, biology. “We strongly believe that these colloquia provide wonderful opportunities and expect that all students who are serious about biology will attend.”

The series includes a total of 11 lectures, which can be found at the fall 2011 Biology Colloquium Series website.

 

Fall 2011 Joint Math Colloquium: MU and F&M

Millersville University and Franklin & Marshall College are co-hosting the fall 2011 Joint Math Colloquium. On most Thursdays, there will be a mathematics colloquium talk either at Millersville University or at Franklin & Marshall College. These colloquium talks may be by visiting speakers or MU/F&M faculty or students.

The series includes a total of eight lectures, which can be found at the fall 2011 Joint Math Colloquium website.

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