Music, Readings, Civic Events at University Campus in September, Free to Public

September 09, 2016

Saint Leo University welcomes those near University Campus to come and enjoy any of the following events scheduled through September. Admission to all these events is free. Parking is available in the campus garage, and in the evening is also often available in surface lots. The campus is at 33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, four miles east of Interstate 75 (Exit 285). State Road 52 is undergoing construction during daytime hours.

Constitutional -preamble 

Wednesday, September 14 - Constitution Day Event from 6 to 8 p.m., Kirk Hall, Rooms 123 and 124. Join students in enjoying educational activities centered on the U.S. Constitution. (The actual Constitution Day, September 17, falls on Saturday this year.) The event is sponsored by the Department of Social Sciences.  

Steve K2 

Thursday, September 15 - Wild Gifts: A Reading by Creative Writing Faculty  takes place at 5:30 p.m., TECO Hall, the School of Business building. The featured authors are Gianna Russo, Patrick Crerand, Steve Kistulentz (pictured), and Brooke King. The event is presented by the Department of Language Studies and the Arts. Our faculty teach in Saint Leo’s new, low-residency Master of Arts in creative writing, which offers a special track for veteran-writers and the literature of war. 

Cynthia -Selph 

Tuesday, September 20 -The New Moon Concert Series kicks off with theFall Faculty Recitalat 7 p.m., Selby Auditorium, Lewis Hall. The New Moon Concert Series, sponsored by the Department of Language Studies and the Arts, presents faculty and student musicians in performances throughout the year. The Fall Faculty Recital features Cynthia Selph (pictured), director of Saint Leo Singers; Kasia Dolinska, director of Saint Leo Strings;  Mauricio Rodriguez, director of the Saint Leo Rhythm Machine; Inna Korotkevitch, staff accompanist and applied piano instructor; and Glenn Ireland, director of guitar ensemble and applied guitar instructor. Selections include works from a wide variety of musical styles.

Maile -Chapman 

Wednesday, September 28 - Novelist Maile Chapman  (pictured) delivers a midday reading from her work, from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., TECO Hall, the School of Business building. She is the author ofYour Presence is Required at Suvanto(Graywolf Press), which was favorably reviewed inThe New York Times Book Review, and she teaches at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Her reading is sponsored by the Department of Language Studies and the Arts.

For more information about any of these events, contact the administrator of events and special programs for SLU’s School of Arts and Sciences, Megan Orendorf at (352) 588-8401 or email at