UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
VIDEO CASSETTES (VC)
Forums, Symposia, Seminars, Workshops
Talks, Lectures, Speeches
NB: A number of these videocassettes have been transferred to a DVD format. For print copies use landscape mode. See RG60 Visual Images. DVD24 UPG Campus History. faz 12/11/12
I. CAMPUS HISTORY
VC I. 3 Cassell, Dr. Frank A. Installation as Third President of the University
of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, March 25, 1998.
VC I.4 Oral History of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.
Dr. Patricia M. Duck, Director of the Library, initiated the oral
history project to document the history of the University of Pittsburgh
at Greensburg in May, 1997. Dr. Mark D. McColloch conducted the
interviews, except where noted, in sessions which each lasted between
60 and 90 minutes. The interview sessions were videotaped and since
the project’s inception in 1997, the following interviews have been
VC I.4h Pt. I, Pt. 2 Chambers, Dr. George Ferguson. Aug. 13, Oct. 11, 2002. 2 VC See also: RG60 DVD24.A.9
VC I.4a Chew, Dr. Paul 1997, June 4 1 VC See also: RG60 DVD24.A.4
VC I.4b McWhinney, Dr. Norman N. 1997, May 21 1 VC See also: RG60 DVD24.A.2
VC I.4c Nicoletti, Dr. Guy M. 1997, May 28 1 VC See also: RG60 DVD24.A.3
VC I.4d Poke, Dr. Carl F. 1997, June 18 1 VC See also: RG60 DVD24.A.5
VC I.4e Reilly, Dr. Donald T. 1997, July 16 1 VC See also: RG60 DVD24.A.7
VC I.4g *Rossetti, Dr. Guy 1998, July 20 1 VC See also: RG60 DVD24.A.8
VC I.4f Scanlon, Dr. Norman W. 1997, June 25 1 VC See also: RG60 DVD24.A.6
*Interview conducted by Dr. Patricia M. Duck
VC I.5 Segura, Prof. Juan
Interview with Prof. Juan Segura of Guanajuato, Mexico, first
UPG Fullbright Scholar, Jan.-Apr., 2000. Interview conducted by
Dr. Mark McColloch, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs,
on 19 April 2000. See also: RG51 Biographical File -- Segura, Juan.
VC I. 2 UPG Campus History. Interview with Mary Lynch Quinn, July 26, 1994. See also: RG60 DVD24.A.1
Includes a 12 page holograph aide-memoire, i.e., notes, prepared by
MLQ for the interview; sometimes called a transcript. Photocopy.
Another copy in RG51 Biographical File -- Lynch Family.
See also: RG61 C.14, Audio Cassette of "Tour of Lynch Hall" by Dr. Albert Smith, Sept. 28, 1986;
RG61 C.15, Audio Cassette of "Interview with Kathryn Lynch", August 1986; RG61 C.16, Audio
Cassette of "Interview with Thomas Lynch", July 22, 1986 [JK was UPG Gardener and former
chauffeur to the Lynch Family].
II. DEDICATION CEREMONIES
* Carillon (Ferguson Carillon: The Edith Ferguson Chambers Carillon) VC II. 1 See also: RG60 DVD24.C
Dedication, September 9, 1995. 2 copies
* Chambers Hall Dedication (renaming of Common Facilities Building VC II. 2 See also: RG60 DVD24.C
to Chambers Hall), June 20, 1997.
* Children’s Collection (The Joan Chambers Children’s Collection) VC II. 1 See also: RG60 DVD24.C
Dedication, September 9, 1995. 2 copies
* Clock (Campus) Dedication, October 13, 1995. VC II. 3 See also: RG60 DVD24.C
(For audio cassette, see RG 61 C 1.)
* Common Facilities Dedication, August 16, 1989. VC II. 4 See also: RG60 DVD24.C
* Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center, Dedication Ceremony,
Tuesday, November 13, 2007. For DVD of Dedication Ceremony, See:
* Millstein Library (Fanny K. Millstein Library) Dedication, VC II. 5 See also: RG60 DVD24.C
May 5, 1995.
* Robertshaw Hall Dedication, August 22, 1989. VC II. 4 See also: RG60 DVD24.C
* Tosatto Plaza and Tosatto Drive Dedication, June 27, 1997. VC II. 6
VC II.7 See also: RG60 DVD24.C
"Upward to the Light". The Dr. Paul Albert Chew Memorial Window. Dedication.
May 14, 2005. See also: RG52 Ser.: ART WORKS: "Upward to the Light". The
Dr. Paul Albert Chew Memorial Window. Dedication. See also RG60 Ser.: Prints.
ART WORKS. The Dr. Paul Albert Chew Memorial Window. Dedication.
* N.B. see also RG 52 Subject Files -- Buildings and RG 52 Subject Files--
Programs (Dedication). See also RG61 for Audio Cassettes of Campus
Clock Dedication and Millstein Library Dedication.
A. Fall Festival
1983, September 18 VC III. A. 1 See also: RG60 DVD24.B.2
1991, September 22 VC III. A. 2 See also: RG60 DVD24.B.2
B. Humanities Day
2nd Annual, 1983 VC III. B. 1 a, b, c See also: RG60 DVD24.B.3
B.1a, Program of Events; B.1b, Candid Shots; B.1c, Scene from MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
UPG Student Production.
3rd Annual, 1984, April 12 VC III. B. 2
N.B.: no VC III.B.3
10th Annual, 1991 April 18
Awards Ceremony VC III. B. 4
11th Annual, 1992 April 15
Awards Ceremony VC III. B. 5
12th Annual, 1993 April 20
Awards Ceremony VC III. B 6
13th Annual, 1994, April 22
Awards Ceremony VC III. B. 7
14th Annual, 1995 April 21
Diane Lise Perez Burke, History of Flemenco. VC III. B. 8
15th Annual, 1996 April 19 VC III. B. 9 See also: RG60 DVD24.B.3
16th Annual, 1997 April 18 VC III. B. 10 See also: RG60 DVD24.B.3
16th Annual, 1997 April 18
Art Entries VC III. B. 11
17th Annual, 1998 April 17
Awards Ceremony VC III. B. 12
Art Entries VC III. B. 12b
C. Greensburg Bicentennial/Victorian Picnic. Sept. 12, 1999 VC III. C
(For additional information, see RG52 Subject Files--
Greensburg Bicentennial and RG60 Visual Images--
Prints--Homecoming, 1999--Greensburg Bicentennial.)
D. Honors Convocation
See also RG52 Subject Files--Honors Convocation
2000, March 1 (2nd) VC III.D.1
2001, March 21 (3rd) VC III.D.2
2002, April 5 (4th) VC III.D.3
2003, March 28 (5th) VC.III.D.4
E. Cultura, La. 2002
Cultura, La. The Life and Times of Leonardo da Vinci [Leonardo
and the High Renaissance]. Reception and Dinner, Jan. 19, 2002. VC III.E. See also: RG60 DVD24.B.1
F. Culture, La. 2003. A Paris.
Dinner and Reception. 1/18/03. VC III.F.
N.B For Videocassettes or DVDs of La Cultura Lecture Series, See: RG60
Videocassette VC VIII TALKS, LECTURES, SPEECHES or RG60 DVD.
IV. FORUMS, SYMPOSIA, SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS
Active Learning Forum, February 15, 1993. Participants: VC IV. 1
Tony Boldurian, David Champagne, Diane Marsh
Alcohol and Legal Liability, April 9, 1991. Participants: VC IV. 2
Hon. Donald E. Wieand, Judge, Superior Court of Pennsylvania;
Hon. Joseph A. Del Sole, Judge, Superior Court of Pennsylvania;
Hon. Gilfert M. Mihalich, Judge, Court of Common Pleas,
Westmoreland County; Mike Rubinoff, Attorney and
Associate Professor, UPG; Moderator, Robert Blum, Attorney.
Criminal Justice Day, March 25, 1993. 3 cassettes. Guest Speaker, VC IV. 3 a-c
Former U.S. Attorney General, Ramsey Clark (VC IV. 3c);
Panel discussion, “Drugs, Gangs and Drive-By Shootings,”
with participants: Judge Donetta Ambrose, Court of Common Pleas;
District Attorney John Driscoll; Commander Ronald Freeman of the
Pittsburgh Police; Commander Leonard, Washington PA State
Police/Troop A; J. Daniel McGregor, State Correctional Facility;
Attorney Richard Galloway; UPG Assistant Professor Gilbert Duncan IV;
Dr. Mary Jane Dugan, Assistant Professor of Administration of
Justice, UPG, Moderator.
Faculty Seminar Series, University of Pittsburgh, Oakland, 1982-83.
1982 September 30 VC IV.4a
The Art of Lecturing
1982 October 26 VC IV.4b
Games, Simulation and Role Playing. Panelists:
Lawrence Knolle, Irene R. Joos, Donna L. Hoffmeister.
Moderator: John M. Roberts.
1983 January 17 VC IV.4c
Pitt’s International Programs. Panelists: Paul Masoner,
Burkart Holzner, Keith McDuffie. Moderator: Robert
1983 March 17 VC IV.4d
The Third Mission: Service. Participants: Robert P.
Newman, David E. Epperson, Albert Van Dusen.
1983 February 24 VC IV.4e
The Discussion Mode of Teaching. Participants: R. Owen,
R. Marshall, H. Goscilo, B. Harris-Schenz.
1983? February 23 VC IV.4f
Microcomputers in Teaching. Panelists: Thomas A. Dwyer,
J. Fred Gage, Alan M. Lesgold. Moderator: Wayne E.
Faculty Who Question the [Gulf] War, 1991. Participants: L. Beeson, VC IV .5
R. Blevins, M. Gardner, D. Gibson, R. Koeske, S. Lau,
J. Lokay, D. Marsh, M. McColloch, S. Murabito, G.
Rossetti, J. Vollmer, V. Waxwood.
Granada, Forum on Issues Relating to, November 11, 1983. VC IV.6 See also: RG60 DVD24.B.5
Guest speakers: Dr. Richard Blackett, Professor of History
and Black Studies, University of Pittsburgh Oakland and a
Caribbean Specialist; Dr. Donald Gibson, Assistant Professor of
Sociology, UPG; Russell Rowe, Editorial Editor of the UPG student
newspaper. Participant: J. Vollmer.
The Impact of the Health Care Crisis on Our Region. Seminar, Mar. 3, 2004. VC IV.10
Sponsored by the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce and the UPG Advisory
Board. [Explores the rapidly changing costs of healthcare from the perspectives of
the legal, medical, insurance and business communities. Panelists include: Dr. Martin
A. Murcek, Greensburg allergist and former president of Highmark, Inc.; Michael
Pepperney of Kennemetal Compensation and Benefits. Moderator, Prof. Alan
Meisel, JD, Director of the Center for Bioethics and Health Law, Univ. of Pgh.,
School of Law. Series part of the Westmoreland Forum. See also: RG27 Ser.:
News Releases, 2/6/04; RG52 Ser.: Westmoreland Forum.]
Moving Toward a National Infrastructure. Teleconference, February 28, VC IV.7
1992. Participant: J. Dennis O’Connor.
OSHA Training, August 25, 1993. VC IV.8
Pittsburgh Area College Consortium. Alcohol Abuse on College VC IV.9
Saving Kids from the System: Town meeting on Juvenile Justice. VC IV.11
Pennsylvania Futures Commission on Justice in the 21st Century.
Westmoreland County. October 30, 2001. See Also: RG27 News Releases.
News Release 10/15/01, "UPG To Host Juvenile Justice Town Meeting".
V. GRADUATION [COMMENCEMENT] CEREMONIES
1990, April 28 VC V.1 See also: RG60 DVD24.B.4
1991, April 27 VC V.2
1992, April 25 VC V.3
1993, May 1 VC V.4
1994, April 30 VC V.5
1995, April 29 VC V.6
1996, April 27 VC V.7
1997, April 26 VC V.8
1998, April 25 VC V.9
1999, May 1 VC V.10
2000, April 29 VC V.11
2001, April 28 VC V.12
2002, April 27 VC V.13
2003, Apr. 26 VC V.14
2004, Apr. 24 VC V.15
2005 Archives lacks this year.
2006, April 29 VC V.17
2007, April 28 DVD 7.1
2008, April 26 DVD 7.2
2009, April 25 DVD 7.3
2010, May 1 DVD 7.4
2011, Apr. 30 DVD 7.5
2012, Apr. 28 DVD 7.6
2013, Apr. 27 DVD 7.7
2014, Apr. 26 DVD 7.8
2015, Apr. 25 DVD 7.9
2016, Apr. 30 DVD 7.10
N.B. See RG 07 for Graduation Programs
Chambers, Dr. George Ferguson
Retirement Dinner, November 22, 1996. 2 copies VC VI.1
Lieberman, Senator Joseph.
Senator and Vice Presidential candidate, Democratic Party, VC VI.5
general election 2000. Campaign speech with foreign policy
as the subject, Nov.3, 2000, UPG Ferguson Theater.
See also, RG55 News Clippings, 2000.
McWhinney, Dr. Norman N. VC VI.2
Retirement, December, 1995.
O’Connor, J. Dennis
Installation as 16th Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, VC VI.3
Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, PA., February 28, 1992.
Rossetti, Dr. Guy
Guy Rossetti Memorial Commemoration, 1/25/99. VC VI.4 See also: RG60 DVD24.A.8
[marked “Master” tape]
Spector, Arlen, US Senator (R-Pa)
Town Meeting, August 29, 2001. UPG Campus, Ferguson VC VI.6
VII. PERFORMING ARTS
Andes Manta [Andes Folk Music ensemble]. Ferguson Theater. VC VII.8
Oct. 27, 1999.
Andes Manta, A Concert of Andean Music. September 19, 2002. Ferguson
Theatre. (VC II.8a). [For program, see RG52 Subject Files. Ser.: Programs
Capitol Steps. Performance 4/1/04 UPG Chambers Hall Gymnasium. Part of VC VII.25
UPG 40th Anniversary (2003) celebration. Proceeds to UPG President's
Scholarship Fund. See also: RG27 News Releases. News Release 2/16/04;
RG00 Ser.: Anniversaries. 40th, 2003; RG52 Ser.: UPG President's
Scholarship Fund. [n.b.: There are problems with the sound on this videocassette.]
Grupo Folklorico de Oaxaca. September 20, 1999. VC VII.5
(For UPG news release, see RG27, news release, September 1,
1999. Also see, RG52 Subject Files--Rossetti House Programming.)
Indian Classical Music Concert. March 31, 1999. VC VII.4
Artists: Nandkishore Muley playing the santoor, known as
“a hundred stringed lute” and Ramdas Palsule playing the tabla.
(For UPG news release, see RG 27, News Release, March
Indian Classical Music Concert. April 5, 2000, UPG VC VII.11
Ferguson Theater. Featuring: Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, a
1994 Grammy Award winner performing on a modified
Western acoustic guitar made by changing the main strings
and adding a number of “sympathetic strings”; and Singh
Mamadhari, an accomplished percussionist playing a pair of
drums called “tabla”.
Indian Classical Music Concert, March 29, 2001. VC VII.12
Artists: Tejendra Majumdar on the sarod, a string instrument
and Subhankar Banerjee, a percussionist on the tabla. (For news
release, see RG27 Ser.: News Releases, Mar. 19, 2001; for video
cassette, see RG60 Visual Images--Video Cassettes--VC VII.12;
for photos, see RG60 Visual Images--Prints--Indian Classical Music
Indian Classical Music Concert, Oct. 22, 2002. VC VII.17
Artists: Purbayan Chatterjee on the sitar; Abhijit Banerjee on the tabla.
[For news release, see RG27 Ser.: News Releases, Oct. 10, 2002, for video cassette,
see RG 60 Visual Images--Videocassettes VC VII.17; for programs,
see RG52 Ser.: Programs (Miscellaneous); for sound recording, see RG 62 Cassette C.12]
Indian Classical Music Concert, Oct. 21, 2003. Ferguson Theater. VC VII.20
Artists: Ken Zuckerman, an American who directs the Ali Akbar College in Basel,
Switzerland, and Aninda Chatterjee, and eminent tabla player from India.
Performance of Odissi, one of the major classical dance forms of VC VII.1
India. University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Smith Hall Auditorium,
November 4, 1992. (For UPG news release, see RG27, news release,
Native American Hoop Dancer, Lisa Odjig. Oct. 28, 2003. Ferguson Theater. VC VII.21
Palekar, Priya VC VII.14
The International Club of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg presents
An Evening of Arias and Songs, soprano, Priya Palekar accompanied by Sean
Kelly on the piano. Ferguson Theatre. Wednesday, April 10, 2002 at 7:30 p.m.
(for sound cassette, see RG61 C.9; for programs, see RG52 Ser.: Programs
Pampa Fusion [a Pittsburgh based ensemble of musicians from VC II.9
Argentina, Brazil and Chile performing folkloric Latin American
music, combining classical and typical traditional musical
instruments]. Ferguson Theater, Feb. 29, 2000. For news
release, see RG27 Ser. News Releases, 2/21/00.
PITT-GREENSBURG DRAMA CLUB [UPG PLAYERS AS PITT-GREENSBURG DRAMA CLUB]
1979, Apr. 6-8. INHERIT THE WIND by Robert Lee. 1 videocassette. VC VII.16.1
1980, Mar. 28-30. TRAGEDY OF RAGWEED COWBOY JOE by I.E. Clark. VC VII.16.2
1981, April 10-12. THE THREE PENNY OPERA by Berthold Brecht. VC VII.16.3
Reddy, Dr. Kamala
Performing the Kuchipudi style of Indian classical dance. University VC VII.2
of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Smith Hall, November 8, 1991.
(For UPG news release, see RG 27, news release, October 21, 1991.)
REQUIEM by Gabriel Faure. University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Chorale, VC VII.19
Seton Hill University Choir, Members of the Westmoreland Symphony. Wednesday,
April 9, 2003, 7:30 p.m., St. Joseph Chapel, Seton Hill University. With
performances by the Seton Hill University Women's Chorale and Handbell
Choirs. [This videocassette of the Apr. 9, 2003 performance.]
The SECOND MRS. DEMYAN, an original play by K.C. Constantine. VC VII.7
Sept. 24, 25, 26, 1999. Ferguson Theater. Cast: Borislav “Bo” Demyan
(Norman McWhinney); Denise Merski Demyan (Deborah Casciani);
Joyce Merski (Valerie Drake); Alberto “Vento” Rohrbach (Christopher
Scott). This was a taping of the Friday, Sept. 24, 1999 performance.
(For program, news clippings, etc., see RG25 Library Ser.: UPG Cultural
STUDENT ONE ACTS [Student Directed One Acts]. Nov. 28-30, 2001. VC VII.24
SURE THING by David Ives and THE ACTORS’ NIGHTMARE VC VII.13
by Christopher Durang. Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2000. Directed by
Ken Lewandowski who graduated from UPG in Apr., 2000
and Laird Cain who is in his last term at UPG. (For program,
see RG52 Subject Files--Programs--Miscellaeneous.)
TLEN-HUICANI [Mexican Folk Group]. Sept. 28, 2005, Ferguson Theater, UPG. VC VII.26
See also, RG27 Ser.: News Releases. News Release 9/6/05.
Tuna, La. The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg presents La Tuna from
the School of Medicine, University of Valladolis, Spain. April 14, 2003.
Ferguson Theatre. [For program, see RG52 Ser.: Programs (Miscellaneous)] VC VII.18
Tuna, La. [from the School of Medicine, University of Valladolid,
Spain; performance at UPG, Jan. 15, 2004] VC VII.22
24 Hours. AM Plus, March 21,22, 1986. 15 mini-plays written by a VC VII.3
variety of artists and which explore the diversity of events that
can happen in little more than a day in scenes that are funny and
touching. Presented by Drama Club of Pitt-Greensburg under the
direction of Andy Gilfillan. (For students participating in the
performance and additional information, see RG 27, news releases,
February 28, 1986.)
UPG Chorale and Band Concert, Apr. 16, 2002. VC VII.15
(for sound cassette, see RG61 C.10.)
UPG PERFORMANCE COLLECTIVE PRODUCTIONS
VC VII.23.1 a - e
2000, Mar. 25-26. THE VISIT by Friedrich Durrematt. 5 videocassettes.
VC VII.23.2 a - c
2000, Nov. 10-12. BEYOND THERAPY by Christopher Durang. 3 videocassettes.
VC VII.23.3 a - c
2001, Mar. 15-18. THE ADDING MACHINE by Elmer Rice. 3 videocassettes.
VC VII.23.4 a - d
2001, Sept. 13-15. THE UPG REGIONAL ONE-ACT FESTIVAL: THE LITTLE RED GATE by Maureen Jenkins; NOT LIGHTLY CHOSEN by Robert C. Wittig. 4 videocassettes.
VC VII.23.5 a - e
2001, Nov. 7-10. THE LION IN WINTER by James Goldman. 5 videocassettes.
VC VII.23.6 a
2002, Mar. 20 [Dress Rehearsal?]. SUBURBIA by Eric Bogosian. 1 videocassette.
VC VII.23.7 a - d
2002, Nov. 6-9. SUCH FOOLISH AFFECTED LADIES by Moliere. 4 videocassettes.
VC VII.23.8 a - c
2003, Mar. 21-22. TALKING WITH by Jane Martin. 3 videocassettes.
VC VII.23.9 a - b
2003, Nov. 20-22. R.U.R. (ROSSUM'S UNIVERSAL ROBOTS) by Karel Capek. 2 videocassettes.
VC VII.23.10 a - c
2004, Apr. 1-3. FOOL FOR LOVE by Sam Shepard. 3 videocassettes.
2000, Spring, Fall. 45 Minute of clip of Plays of UPG Productions: THE VISIT, BEYOND THERAPY, THE ADDING MACHINE, THE LION IN WINTER, SUBURBIA, SUCH FOOLISH AFFECTED LADIES. 1 videocassette.
For prints SEE: RG60 Ser.: Prints. UPG Performance collective.
THE PROPOSAL; THE BEAR by Anton Chekhov. Nov. 20, 21, 1997. VC VII.10.1
Powers Hall. Produced by, directed by, and starring UPG
Faculty Members: Sayre Greenfield, Mark McColloch, Norman
McWhinney, William Pamerleau, Mary Beth Spore, Joanne Viano,
Judith Vollmer. (See also RG52 Subject Files--UPG Players and
RG60 Visual Images--Prints--UPG Players)
The UPG Players present Two Comedies Tonight: OVERRULED VC VII.10.2
by G.B. Shaw (Cast: Mrs. Juno, Sheila Conifer; Mr. Lunn,
Bill Pamerleau; Mrs. Lunn, Jennifer Fetter; Mr. Juno, Rick
Sparks; directed by Sheila Conifer) and MIXED DOUBLES by
G. Feydeau (Cast: Albert, Brandi Darr; Philomele, Liz
Marciniak; Pompe Nicole, Chris Lacey; Bordeleau, Mark
McColloch; Venus, Mary Beth Spore; Aphrodite, Tracey
Douthett; directed by Joanne Viano). March 30 & 31, 2000.
FIT TO BE TRIED by Georges Feydeau (Cast: Chris Lacey, Mary VC VII.10.3
Beth Spore, Rick Sparks, Joe Szurek, Beth Tiedemann,
Marilyn Jensen, Brandi Darr; Directed by Joanne Viano with
Assoc. Director, Larry Whatule); ‘DENTITY CRISIS by
Christopher Durang (Cast: Sheila Confer, Michelle Tracey,
Bill Pamerleau playing four characters, Mark McColloch,
Shirley Mileca). Mar. 22, 23, 2001. (For photos of cast, FIT TO
BE TRIED, see RG60 Visual Images--Prints--UPG Players--
FIT TO BE TRIED--Cast.)
VIII. TALKS, LECTURES, SPEECHES
Apt, Dr. Jay
“This View of Earth”, a slide show from outer space, presented VC VIII.4
Sept. 7, 2000, UPG Ferguson Theater by Dr. Jay Apt, a former
astronaut. Dr. Apt flew as a member of the crew of the Space
Shuttle Atlantis (1991), was Endeavor’s flight engineer (1992),
flew again aboard Endeavor (1994) and served aboard Atlantis
as it docked with the Russian Mir space station (1996). Program
sponsored by the Natural Sciences and New Technologies Academic
See also, RG 52 Subject Files--Natural Sciences and New
Technologies Academic Village.
Arthur St. Clair Lectureship
2000, Oct. 19 (1st lecture)
Hinderaker, Dr. Eric A. VC VIII.7.a
“Westmoreland County and the Struggle for Europe in the Ohio
Country”, first in the annual [Arthur] St. Clair Lecture Series, Thursday
Oct. 19, 2000, UPG Ferguson Theater. Dr. Hinderaker is an Assoc.
Prof. of History at the Univ. Of Utah and a distinguished French and
Indian War Scholar.
See also, RG52 Subject Files, Ser.: [Arthur St]. Clair Lectureship.
2001, Oct. 18 (2nd)
Calloway, Dr. Collin Gordon. VC VIII.7.b
“The Role of the Native Americans at the Time of the
Revolution in the West”, 2nd in the annual Arthur St. Clair Lecture
Series, Oct. 18, 2001, UPG Ferguson Theater. Dr. Calloway is the
Chair of the Dept. of Native American Studies, Dartmouth College.
See also, RG52 Subject Files, Ser.: [Arthur] St. Clair Lectureship.
2002, Oct. 17 (3rd) VC VIII.7.c
Majewski, Dr. John
"Thomas Jefferson's Economic Revolution from Below." 3rd in the annual Arthur St. Clair
Lecture Series. Oct. 17, 2002. Ferguson Theatre. Dr. Majewski is an Assoc. Prof. of
History at the University of California Santa Barbara. See also, RG52 Subject Files, Ser.:
[Arthur] St. Clair Lectureship.
2003, Oct. 16 (4th) VC VIII.7.d
Warren, Dr. Kenneth
"A Keystone of America's Industrial Greatness: the Coke Industry of the Connellsville Area."
4th in the annual Arthur St. Clair Lecture Series. Oct. 16, 2003. Ferguson Theater. Dr. Kenneth
Warren is Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford University.
See also, RG52 Subject Files, Ser.: [Arthur] St. Clair Lectureship.
2005, Oct. 12 (6th) VC VIII.7.e
Anderson, Dr. Fred
"Why the French and Indian War is Worth Remembering", the 6th annual St. Clair Lecture,
October 12, 2005. Ferguson Theater, UPG. Dr. Fred Anderson is Professor of History, University
of Colorado at Boulder. Sponsored by Westmoreland Heritage, the University of Pittsburgh at
Greensburg and The Westmoreland County Historical Society. See also, RG52 Subject Files, Ser.
[Arthur] St. Clair Lectureship.
2006, Oct. 11 (7th)
Tokar, Dr. Franklin K.
“A Magnet for Good Architecture: The Laurel Hill Highlands from Mason House to Fallingwater, and
Beyond.” 7th annual Arthur St. Clair Lectureship, Oct. 11, 2006, Ferguson Theater. Dr. Franklin K. Tokar
is a professor in the History of Art and Architecture Department at the Univ. of Pittsburgh, Oakland Campus.
For a DVD of this Lecture, SEE: RG60 DVD 3.
See also: RG52 Ser.: Arthur St. Clair Lectureship.
Bortz, Dr. William M.
Lecture entitled, “Creating A Meaningful Third Age: Dare To VC VIII.5
Be 100!”, by the nationally recognized physician and author.
April 18, 2000, UPG Ferguson Theater.
Carter, Rubin “Hurricane”
Public Lecture, “The Story of the Hurricane: Justice and the VC VIII.8
Legal System”. Feb. 10, 2000, Chambers Hall Gymnasium.
See Also: RG52 Subject Files--Events (Campus Sponsored)--
Black History Month, Feb, 2000, for autographed programs,
RG60 Visual Images. Ser.: Prints – Carter, Rubin “Hurricane”
Clark, Joe VC VIII.1
Educator who transformed the formerly raucous Eastside High
in New Jersey into a model school. University of Pittsburgh at
Greensburg, February 28, 1995. Sponsored by UPG Activities
Board in cooperation with the Organization for Black Awareness
and the Greensburg/Jeannette NAACP branch. (For UPG news
release, see RG 27, news release, February 13, 1995.)
(See RG 60 Video Cassettes IV Forums, Symposia, Seminars,
Workshops: Criminal Justice Day, March 25, 1993.)
Cobetto Lecture Series. VC VIII.19
2006, Feb. 23. "How to be Good" presented by Randy Cohen, Columnist, New York Times
Cultura, La. 2002. The Life and Times of Leonardo da Vinci. Lecture: VC VIII.15
Farago, Dr. Claire, Univ. of Colorado. "Leonardo da Vinci, Cultural
Hero: Is His Legacy Scientific Legacy Fact or Fiction?" Jan. 31, 2002.
Culture, La. 2003. A Paris. Lectures: VC VIII.16.A
Collins, Dr. Bradford,Univ. of South Carolina. "Impressionism: Manet, Monet and Urbanism."
Jan. 23, 2003; VC VIII.16.B Lloyd, Dr. Rosemary, Indiana University.
"Baudelaire, Mallarme and the Modern City." Jan. 27, 2003; VC VIII.16.C
Muller, Dr. Edward, Univ. of Pittsburgh. "Creating the New Paris in the Late 19th Century."
Jan. 30, 2003.
Cultura, La. 2004. Spain: Treasuries and Legacy of the Golden Age. Lectures: VC VIII.17.A.
Toker, Dr. Franklin, University of Pittsburgh. "Velazquez's "Las Meninas":
A Captivating Image and Its Cruel Reality", Jan. 20, 2004; VC VIII.17.B
Guilmartin, Dr. John, Ohio State University. "The Battle of Lepanto: How Spanish
Naval Technology Changed the Course of Empires", Jan. 22, 2004; VC VIII.17.C
Beverley, Dr. John, University of Pittsburgh. "Don Quixote
and Us: Reflections on Empire, Past and Present", Jan. 29, 2004.
Cultura, La. 2006. Classical Greece: Tradition and Challenge. Lectures: VC VIII.18A
Seward, Dr. David, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, "Classical Greek
Influences in the Modern World." Oct. 27, 2005; VC VIII.18B
Weis, Dr. Anne, Prof. of History of Art & Architecture, Univ. of Pittsburgh,
"Encounters with the Divine in Greece and the Hellenistic World." Jan. 19, 2006; VC VIII.18C
Pamerleau, Dr. William, Assoc. Prof. of Philosophy, University of
Pittsburgh at Greensburg, "Socrates' Ethical Challenge", Feb. 16, 2006. VC VIII.18D
Orange, Dr. Walter, Assistant Prof. of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
at Greensburg. "Searching for Pythagoras", Mar. 22, 2006.
N.B. For La Cultura Lecture Series from 2007-to date, See: RG60 DVD6.A-
Elana Castro, Maria Elena.
Cuban journalist, short story writer and poet reads and discusses VC VIII.9
her works. She served as a journalist during the Cuban Revolution, a
foreign correspondent in China, news editor and journalism professor in
Angola and as a literary, art, movie critic, Script writer for radio and
television. April 19, 2001. UPG Village Hall.
See Also: RG27 Ser.: News Releases, 4/9/01.
Grossman, Lt. Col. Dave VC VIII.14
"Are We Killing Our Kids" by former U.S. Army Ranger and West Point psychology
professor. Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, UPG Ferguson Theater. See also: RG 27 Ser.:
News Releases 10/7/02; RG55 News Clippings, 10/17/02.
Madres, Las, de la Plaza de Mayo (Mothers of May Square). VC VIII.1
April 17, 2001, UPG
Village Hall. [organization which staged peaceful marches in the Plaze de Mayo in
Buenos Aires to demand justice and information about their children who "disappeared"
during the 1970's and 1980's under the oppressive military government at that time.
For news releases, see RG27 Ser.: News Releases 4/09/02.]
Matta, Pedro Alejandro VC VIII.13
"Confronting the Past: A Walk Through a Twentieth Century Torture Center;
Villa Grimaldi, Santiago, Chile" by Pedro Alejandro Matta, a survivor of the Chilean
Military Junta torture camp in the 1970's. Tuesday, October 1, 2002, 7:30 p.m.,
UPG Ferguson Theater. See also: RG27 Ser.: News Releases, 9/16/02.
Mathis, Judge Greg VC VIII.10
Public Lecture, “Overcoming Life’s Challenge”. Monday,
Feb. 4, 2002, Chambers Hall Gymnasium. Part of Black History Month,
2002. See also: RG27 Ser.: News Releases. News Release 1/22/02,
“Television Judge at UPG”. RG52 Subject Files. Ser.: Events (Campus Sponsored)--
Black History Month, 2002 RG60 Prints–Mathis, Judge Greg
“The Politics of Right-Wing Women in Latin America” by VC VIII.11
Margaret Power of the Illinois Institute of Technology, Monday,
Feb. 11, 2002. Subject is on the pivotal role rightist women have played
in their nations’ modern history, including those who marched against
President Goulart in Brazil and those who organized against Salvador Allende
in Chile. Also examined is what is the U.S. Government’s relationship to
right-wing women in Latin America. Sponsored by the Behavioral Sciences
Academic Village, Humanities Academic Village, Rossetti International
Provost, Dr. George Foster
Professor, English Department, Duquesne University and VC VIII.3
Director of the Christopher Columbus Project; Research Associate
for Columbus Studies, Brown University. Topic: “Will the Real
Columbus Please Stand Up?”; 6 October 1992, Smith Hall,
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg; sponsored by the
Pennsylvania Humanities Council; introduction of speaker by Dr.
Note: Early portion of tape defective; start tape at counter 1.50,
otherwise the tape will stop at either counter reading .42 or 1.44 and
For UPG news release see RG27 News Releases, September 23, 1992.
Rosmus, Anna VC VIII.2
Author, researcher speaks on the hidden Nazi past of Passau,
Germany and focuses on wartime atrocities committed under
Hitler by people of Passau and is based on what she uncovered
as a teenager while writing an essay for a European wide contest.
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, October 20, 1994. (For
UPG news release, see RG 27 news release October 10, 1994.)
UPG Cultural Series
1999, Sept. 24, 25, 26
THE SECOND MRS. DAMYAN an original play by K.C. Constantine. (SEE
RG 60 VC VII.7 and RG25 Ser.: UPG Cultural Series.)
2000, Oct. 3
Halberstam, David VC VIII.6a
“The Future of Celebrity” a lecture presented as part of the
UPG Cultural Series, Oct. 3, 2000, UPG Ferguson Theater by David
Halverstam, a Pulitzer Prize winner.
See also, RG25 Library, Ser.: UPG Cultural Series.
2001, Oct. 25
Krulwich, Robert VC VIII.6b
“Why Things Are The Way They Are” (with a focus on
Science and Technology), Oct. 25, 2001, UPG Ferguson Theater
by Robert Krulwich, an ABC News Correspondent. [spoke and
answered questions in re the terrorist attack on the World Trade
Center on Sept. 11, 2001]
See also RG25 Library, Ser.: UPG Cultural Series.
IX. CLASS INSTRUCTION
Communication. Dr. Donald Egolf, Instructor. 2 cassettes.
Cassette 1: On generating and evaluating ideas. Topic “How VC IX. 1a
Can We Improve the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg?”
Class participation. circa, March 26, 1988. 30 minutes
Cassette 2: Team of four students (3 males, 1 female) whose VC IX. 1b
task is to select two candidates from among a number to share
the use of a kidney machine. Evaluation and selection of the two
candidates are to be made on the potential contributions of
the individuals to society. The task is to include a report with
recommendation of two candidates with a rationale for selection.
circa, 44 minutes
German skits. 2 skits. January, 1986. circa 7 minutes. VC IX. 2
Spanish skits. 4 skits. Winter, 1983. Nancy Estrada, Instructor. VC IX. 3
circa 20 minutes.
Dissection of a cow’s eye. [undtd] VC IX. 4
Commercials for UPG. [Dr. L. Beeson's Persuasion Class. Fall 1986]. VC IX. 5
Greensburg Croquet Club, June 14, 1992. VC X. 1
Semester at Sea, University of Pittsburgh. 17 minutes. A video by VC X. 2
Martin Darrah and Katrina Greene. An IFV/ISE [Institute
for Shipboard Education] Production. 2 copies.
60 Minutes--Clip from the 60 Minutes TV broadcast of 1/16/05, "The Insider". VC X.3
[2 second clip of UPG students attending a talk by Jeffrey Wigand, former tobacco
industry executive on 11/18/04 in the Ferguson Theater. For a preview article
on the upcoming event, see The [UPG] INSIDER, 11/18/04, p 1-2, "'Insider to
Inform UPG Today'"]
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