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“Look for What is Good”: Mr. Rogers’ Commencement Speech at Chatham

“February 19th 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the first episode of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, the beloved children’s TV show filmed in Pittsburgh and starring musician, puppeteer, and Presbyterian minister Fred Rogers. Mr. Rogers addressed the students of Chatham University, then Chatham College, during the 2002 Commencement program. To celebrate his show’s anniversary, we’re releasing a copy of his Commencement speech here.”

The Fourth River hosts Robin Becker for Joint Launch Event on March 16

PITTSBURGH:  On Friday, March 16th, at 7 p.m. in the Welker Room of James Laughlin Music Hall, on Chatham University’s Shadyside campus, the Chatham University MFA in Creative Writing Program proudly launches Issue 15: Displacement of The Fourth River, a journal of nature and place-based writing.

Additionally, we will be celebrating the launch of Fourth River contributor, Robin Becker’s new collection of poetry, The Black Bear Inside Me. Books will be available for signing after the event.

The event is free and open to the public. Contact MFA Program Assistant, Kelly Kepner, at k.kepner@chatham.edu for more information.

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