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Continuing the tradition of popular concerts at Susquehanna, the Sunbury, PA-based rock band, Harpo, performed in Weber Chapel Auditorium in 1980. The show was sponsored by the Susquehanna University Program...
Harpo; Weber Chapel; Concerts; Susquehanna University Program Board; WQSU; Susquehanna University;
The Counseling Center
The Counseling Center at Susquehanna offers free and confidential counseling to students. In October of 1988, the Counseling Center sponsored a support group for Susquehanna University's gay and lesbian...
Counseling Center; Support groups; Susquehanna University;
Campus Center Snack Bar
The Campus Center snack bar was refurbished with funds raised by the Susquehanna University Parents' Association in 1980. Renamed "The Crusader Castle," its pub-like atmosphere included a small corner...
Campus Center Snack Bar; Degenstein Campus Center; Susquehanna University Parents' Association; The Crusader Castle; Susquehanna University;
Susquehanna University Artist Series
Sponsored by the Susquehanna University Artist Series, the world-renowned Vienna Choir Boys sang to a sold out crowd in the Weber Chapel Auditorium on January 26, 1982. Founded in 1498, the choir began...
Vienna Choir Boys; Performances; Choirboys; Susquehanna University;
Sponsored by Susquehanna University and the Susquehanna Parents Association, Parents Weekend is held every fall to allow students the opportunity to share their college experience with their parents. This...
Parents weekend; Families; Students; Susquehanna University;
The Susquehanna Universtiy Concert Committee secured popular English rocker Billy Idol to perform in Weber Chapel Auditorium. At the time, Idol had several hits including "White Wedding" and "Rebel Yell."...
Concerts; Idol, Billy; Rock groups; Performances; Susquehanna University;
Academic life at Susquehanna during the 1980s was on an upward curve. The number of students with a heightened academic standard increased and made great contributions to the lives of both the faculty...
Teachers; Students; Masom, Richard; Susquehanna University;
Sigma Phi Epsilon
Greek life continued to expand at Susquehanna in the 1980s. A colony of Sigma Phi Epsilon was introduced in 1982 and became a chapter one year later. Shown in this 1983 image are the brothers of Sigma...
Sigma Phi Epsilon; Fraternities & sororities; Susquehanna University;
A student works intently while taking advantage of a bright day and the natural beauty of Susquehanna's campus in this 1980 image.
Students; Studying; Susquehanna University;
John App Honor Society
The John App Honor Society was established at the University in 1980 to recognize and encourage scholastic achievement. Membership required a student to be a full time junior or senior with a 3.75 or higher...
App, John, 1793-1876; Scholars; Susquehanna University;
Shown is a commencement program and ribbon from Susquehanna University's 125th year. Pennsylvania Governor Richard Thornburgh gave the commencement address that year.
Graduation ceremonies; Programs; Susquehanna University; Anniversaries;
The William R. Aikey Awards Program
The William R. Aikey Awards Program was presented by the Susquehanna University Student Conservation Committee and funded by the Student Government Association and the Physical Plant Department. The award...
Awards; Conservation of natural resources; William R. Aikey Award; Susquehanna University;
Spring Weekend 1983 was also a celebration of Susquehanna University's 125th anniversary. The occasion was marked by many outdoor activities, performances by rock and new wave bands, as well as an aerial...
Spring Weekend; Reunions; Celebrations; Susquehanna University; Anniversaries;
The sorority, Sigma Kappa, joined Greek life at Susquehanna University in 1963. Becoming active in campus activities, the group held an annual volleyball tournament benefitting the American Heart Association...
Sigma Kappa; Fraternities & sororities; Susquehanna University;
From home sickness to cafeteria food, freshmen give their first impressions of Susquehanna University to Crusader reporters Sue Leach and Lisa Metzger, in 1983. Doug Alderdice was the photographer for...
Students; Freshmen; Leach, Sue; Metzger, Lisa; Alderdice, Doug; Vaughn, Deirdre; Schafer, Jill; Porter, Susan; Dodsworth, Armand; Susquehanna University;
Posing for their 1984 yearbook photo are the sisters of Kappa Delta. Joining Greek life at Susquehanna in 1963, the members hold Christmas parties for foster children and bingo night at a local nursing...
Kappa Delta; Fraternities & sororities; Susquehanna University;
Degenstein Student Center
In 1981, the Student Campus Center was renamed The Degenstein Campus Center in honor of Charles B. Degenstein, a retired businessman from Sunbury. Susquehanna had received from Mr. Degenstein its largest...
Degenstein Campus Center; Degenstein, Charles B.; Messerli, Jonathan; Susquehanna University;
Susquehanna University Aerial View
This stunning aerial photo shows the University campus and the surrounding country side as it appeared in 1984.
Susquehanna University; Aerial photographs;
Alpha Psi Omega
This 1984 yearbook photo shows the members of Alpha Psi Omega acting up for the cameras. An honor society for those working in the theatre, Alpha Psi Omega was chartered at Susquehanna University in 1941....
Alpha Psi Omega; Fraternities & sororities; Susquehanna University;
Big Sister/Little Sister
The Association for Women instituted a Big Sister/Little Sister program at Susquehanna University in 1984. The goal of the group was to help make the college transition as seamless as possible for incoming...
Big sister; Association for Women; Women; Clubs; Susquehanna University;
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