Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (Independence Day)
Monday, September 3, 2018 (Labor Day)
Monday, October 8, 2018 (Fall Break)
Wednesday-Friday, November 21st-23rd, 2018 (Thanksgiving)
Monday-Monday, December 24th-31st, 2018 (Christmas Break)
Monday, January 1, 2019 (New Year’s Day)
Monday, January 21, 2019 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Monday, May 27, 2019 (Memorial Day)
The P.E.O. Foundation Art Gallery is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and later on the nights of performances in the Center for the Arts. Contact the Campus Activities Office for additional viewing hours or more information.
5:15 p.m., Raney Dining Room, performance free/dinner $7
Imagine if John Mayer and Maroon 5 met up and went to Motown. That’s the sound of Abe Parker music. His heartfelt lyrics, blues guitar-based beats, and singable melodies create an original and infectious “bluerock” sound. The unique vocal tone, wild guitar lines, and clever chorus hooks of the Abe Parker live concert has proved the most memorable for fans and accelerating numbers of new listeners.
Opening Convocation is the ceremonial gathering of members of the Cottey community to begin the academic year. The Convocation begins with an academic procession of faculty and staff, and includes welcoming new students with the Signing of the Cottey Book and the Daisy Tradition. Special guest speaker Nyoko Muvangua, class of 2001, will address the audience members.