Known as the world’s largest library and the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. was the site of a special event for alumni, parents and friends of The University of Findlay of Findlay on Saturday, June 20.
More than 50 guests of the University had the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at the library’s rare manuscripts, films, maps and millions of educational items that stimulate the life long learner. Alumni and friends from the Washington, D.C. area as well as across the country were in attendance. Afterward, the University hosted a special reception where President Katherine Fell, Ph.D. spoke about libraries being the foundation of the educational process, and alumni and friends were able to interact and share old and new stories of their time at Findlay.
“This is one of a number of events the University is hosting that offers a unique experience for our alumni and friends,” said Marcia Sloan Latta, vice president for University Advancement.
The University has sold out of tickets for “Something Rotten,” a hit Broadway show in New York City on Saturday, June 27. Guests at the event will be treated to a backstage tour led by Music Director and Vocal Arranger, Phil Reno.