Pitt-Greensburg Humanities Day

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:00am

Pitt-Greensburg's Humanities Day welcomes high school students in grades nine through 12, teachers, and parents.

This year's theme is "The Humanities in a Diverse World" and will feature keynote speaker Chad Smith, an activist and actor, who will speak on Diversity in the Humanities. Smith is a graduate of Pitt-Greensburg and participated in the Visual and Performing Arts Program.

Students will compete in the following areas:

  • Foreign Languages
  • Music
  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Film
  • Writing
  • Literature

Parents will have the opportunity to participate in informational sessions about the Pitt-Greensburg campus.

Registration will be held in Smith Hall Lounge with presentations and competitions occurring in the Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center. Optional Master Classes will be held in the Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center (Vocal Music), the Lyceum (Creative Writing), and Ferguson Theater (Playwrighting). The group will gather for lunch in the Hempfield Room, followed by the Keynote Speech and awards presentation in Ferguson Theater. An optional campus tour will close the event.

For more information, contact:
Lori Jakiela, MFA, Professor of English and Creative Writing - 724-836-7481
Silvina Orsatti, MEd, Visiting Instructor of Spanish - 724-836-7069
Stephen Schrum, PhD, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts - 724-836-7483

Pitt-Greensburg campus
Greensburg, PA 15601