Lock Haven University is celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding this year.
The sesquicentennial brings an exciting opportunity to celebrate the history, legacy
and traditions of the institution. Lock Haven University’s birthday celebration officially
launched on February 14, 2020, in honor of the day the institution received its Charter
– February 14, 1870. We have several events and activities planned to keep the celebration
going all year long!
LHU invites you to get involved in the celebration by sharing your ideas and stories
and saving the date for signature anniversary events. This site will continue to be
updated with anniversary events and news, so check back often!
Lock Haven University: 150 Years
LHU Founders’ Day Social Media Frenzy - Friday February 14, 2020
Haven Summer Fest - Saturday June 27, 2020
150th Anniversary Homecoming - October 2 – 4, 2020
The LHU 150th Anniversary Committee is looking for your stories, memories, artifacts,
and ideas as we approach our sesquicentennial. Have a favorite Haven memory, ideas
about how to incorporate the anniversary into the classroom, or a photo or artifact
you’d like to share? Visit the anniversary website to contribute your stories and