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Happy Birthday, Edward Mortola! (PLV)

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Celebrate a Pace legacy, attend a book signing, and debunk a murder mystery through two upcoming events at the Mortola Library.

Mortola Library on the PLV Campus has three exciting events this month, first with a book signing, then celebrating a Centennial, and later solving a celeb-studded murder mystery. Check them out below!

Letters to Dr. Wiggy Book Signing
Wednesday, February 8 | 12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | Mortola Library
Step into the library during Common Hour as Ellen Krumholz Mandel, PhD, talks about her book "Letters to Dr. Wiggy," dedicated to Pace's own Sue Maxam, PhD. Mandel will sign copies of the book after her presentation, and four signed copies will be raffled.

Dr. Edward J. Mortola Centennial Celebration
Thursday, February 9 | 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. | Mortola Library, Birnbaum Room
Happy 100, Edward Mortola! Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Pace’s third president, Dr. Edward J. Mortola, for what would have been his 100th birthday.

Lights! Camera! Murder!
Saturday, February 11 | 7:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Mortola Library
Time to break out those skills developed from marathons of CSI. The Mortola Library along with the Programming Board are stirring up an evening of mystery and murder in the library! Come dressed as your favorite celebrity and walk the blood red carpet as you try to solve whodunit.

For more information, contact Steve Feyl at