The Comenian

Professor Spotlight: Louise Keegan

Professor Spotlight: Louise Keegan

Elizabeth Schwartz, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight

Dr. Louise Keegan received a undergraduate degree from the University College Cork in Ireland and a Ph.D. from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Keegan is a speech language pathologist who is currently working on establishing Moravian College’s master’s program in speech language pathology. ...

USG New Initiative

USG New Initiative

Brandon Faust, Graphic Design Editor

May 3, 2018


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As part of an initiative to make the campus environment more welcoming, the United Student Government (USG) of Moravian College has made feminine hygiene products available at no cost in the first floor female and gender neutral restrooms of PPHAC and in both female restrooms of the HUB.    USG intend...

Steelmaking in Bethlehem: A 40-Year Employee Looks Back

Steelmaking in Bethlehem: A 40-Year Employee Looks Back

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

May 3, 2018


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The Bethlehem Steel Corporation, once the heart of the city of Bethlehem, produced steel for   some of the most famous landmarks in America: the George Washington Bridge, the Empire State Building, and the Golden Gate Bridge. Founded in 1899, the company endured for 9 decades as the country’s second-larg...

FYWS and Advising get an Upgrade

FYWS and Advising get an Upgrade

Corinne Philbin, Managing Editor

May 3, 2018


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For the upcoming academic year, incoming freshman will experience a new First-Year Writing Seminar (FYWS) and advising periods that eliminate past issues. Instead of attending May Registration (May Reg) , students will participate in Summer FAIR (First-year Academic Introduction and Registration) for...

MoCo Professor Jeff Csatari Combats Colony Collapse Disorder

MoCo Professor Jeff Csatari Combats Colony Collapse Disorder

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018


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Jeff Csatari, Moravian College professor of journalism and executive editor of Galvanized Brands, may have spent $2,500 and sustained 25 bee stings to become a seasoned beekeeper, but he has more than just honey on the brain. Three years ago, Csatari decided to take a break from his desk job and headed outdo...

The Career Center Wants You Engaged

The Career Center Wants You Engaged

April 8, 2018


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The HUB is a central building on campus that houses the Marketplace, the Pavilion, the Blue & Grey, Prosser Auditorium, the HUB desk itself, and of course one of the most important resources to students: The Center for Career and Civic Engagement. The Center is a great place for students to get...

Into the Community: Moravian College’s Off-Campus Housing

Into the Community: Moravian College’s Off-Campus Housing

Skylar Eidem, Guest Reporter

April 8, 2018


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In fall 2015, Moravian College proudly welcomed 619 first-year students, its largest incoming class ever. Deans and faculty members shared the palpable excitement of the new arrivals. However, upperclassmen would soon feel the strain of an overpopulated campus. With an increase in class size comes ...

Behind the Scenes of the Moravian Activities Council

Behind the Scenes of the Moravian Activities Council

Ryan Scott, Reporter

April 8, 2018


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The Moravian Activities Council (MAC) is one of the most well-known organizations at the College. Its members’ efforts have been bringing students together for a variety of events, like Wingo and Broadway trips. While students enjoy the many activities, few are aware of all the hard work that MAC...

“Billboard Boys” Documentary Highlights the History of the Lehigh Valley

“Billboard Boys” Documentary Highlights the History of the Lehigh Valley

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Community, Showcase

The prize of an $18,000 modular home inspired three men to sit on a billboard over Route 22 in Allentown for months in 1982 as a part of a radio contest. On Wednesday, March 14, in Prosser auditorium, one of the contest participants, Dalton Young, joined the Moravian College community for the screening ...

Professor Spotlight: Joe Shosh

Professor Spotlight: Joe Shosh

Elizabeth Horn, News Section Editor

March 25, 2018


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Dr. Joseph Shosh received his B.A. from Moravian College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University. In addition to teaching at Moravian, he is an initiator of the Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) and serves as chair of their Executive Committee of the Coordinating Group. He is al...

Moravian College Renews Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Charter

Moravian College Renews Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Charter

Gavin P. Kemery, Guest Reporter

March 19, 2018


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On Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, rain did not stop 600 people from filling the pews of Central Moravian Church to witness the induction of 260 Moravian College students into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. The ceremony honored those who had demonstrated academic excellence during their freshman y...