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Pieter and Lida Ouwehand are the 2016 recipients of the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State Distinguished Service Award. The couple was honored at the center’s Curtain Call 2015–16 season celebration dinner Tuesday night at The Atherton Hotel in State College.

Tickets are on sale for multiplatinum Irish music sensation Celtic Woman’s return to Penn State. The concert—at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 17, in Eisenhower Auditorium—is part of Celtic Woman’s “Destiny” world tour.

Penn State Student Affairs has named Performing Arts Council mentor Melissa Croushorn as Outstanding Student Adviser of the Year. She also serves as student engagement manager at the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State and with Student Affairs.

Wanda Hockenberry, assistant to the director of the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State, is a recipient of the 2016 College of Arts and Architecture Staff Award for Outstanding Service.

Lea Asbell-Swanger, assistant director of the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State, has received the Joel E. Rubin Founders Award from the United States Institute for Theatre Technology. The award recognizes outstanding and continued service to the institute.

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