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College Celebrates Women’s History Month

By Juli Reppert, student writer/photographer

March is Women’s History Month, and Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering free events and performances throughout the month for the college community and the public.

The events will begin March 14 with a musical performance by Julie Stenstrom in CC Commons on the first floor of the Bush Campus Center. All of the events are sponsored by the Student Activities Office at Penn College.

Bari KoralMarch 14Female Musician Showcase Kick-Off, Julie Stenstrom8 p.m., CC Commons, Bush Campus Center Stenstrom, a Penn College student, is the first of three female CoffeeHouse performers who will share their talents in March in honor of Women’s History Month.

March 17Sketch-Comedy Group, Meat9 p.m., Klump Academic Center Auditorium Meat is an award-wining female sketch-comedy group combining the talents of four unique writers and performers (Elizabeth Ellis, Reggan Holland, Becky Poole and Livia Scott).

Rachel Muir March 21 CoffeeHouse Performer, Bari Koral8 p.m., CC Commons, Bush Campus CenterKoral, from Long Island, N.Y., has played in the New York City club scene alongside well-known performers like Lisa Loeb, Jeff Buckley and Joan Osborne. She was voted one of the best acts of the year by Newsday and was among those picked by The Village Voice as most likely to succeed.

Tamara BedrickyMarch 27Celebrating Women, Featuring Rachel Muir6:30 p.m., Penn’s Inn, Bush Campus CenterKeynote speaker Muir is a pioneer and entrepreneur who founded the “Girl Start” program, a nonprofit organization teaching young women about math and science.

March 28CoffeeHouse Performer, Tamara Bedricky8 p.m., CC Commons, Bush Campus CenterBedricky has received national acclaim for her captivating voice and excellent songwriting abilities. She has performed in New York’s Central Park with Michelle Branch and at the 2003 Detroit Music Awards, and she was chosen as one of five up-and-coming female artists in the Pantene Pro-Voice Competition.

For more information about Women’s History Month events at Penn College, call (570) 327-4763 or visit online.

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