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Lock Haven University holds 150th Birthday Celebration

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On Friday, Feb. 14, LHU held a 150th Birthday Celebration in honor of the day the institution received its Charter - February 14, 1870. Tables were set up in Bentley and Rogers where students, faculty and staff could pick up some LHU 150th giveaways, create valentines, get their picture taken with Talon or record a video saying why they love The Haven. In Rogers, there was music, a free throw contest with prizes for the winning student and faculty or staff member, free cupcakes and popcorn, LHU history was on display and PSECU set up a table with giveaways and games. LHU President, Robert Pignatello also led the singing of “Happy Birthday LHU.” For more information about upcoming LHU 150th events and activities, visit our sesquicentennial page.

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Lock Haven University’s main campus is located on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in the scenic mountains of Pennsylvania. The university offers 49 undergraduate majors and certifications with 47 minors and five graduate programs.

LHU is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System, the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 2,300 degree and certificate programs in more than 530 academic areas of study. Nearly 520,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.


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