“If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” —Martin Luther King Jr.
THE TRANSFORMERS Immersive, transformational experiences and meaningful learning opportunities have been a hallmark of Edinboro University since its founding in 1857 by local citizens who sought a higher level of education for their children. More than 160 years later, the University continues to push students to venture beyond their comfort zones, question prior assumptions, and discover untapped potential within themselves. Day in and day out, Fighting Scots rise to the occasion and say no to the status quo, fueled by intellectual curiosity and a burning desire to change the world. They don’t fear change—they drive it. The Edinboro alumni, students, faculty and staff featured on the following pages are passionate, purposeful and persistent. Their lives were transformed at Edinboro, and, in turn, they are changing the lives of others in big ways.
We invite you to read their stories.