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Harry Potter Expert Coming to Susquehanna University

SELINSGROVE— Harry Potter expert Melissa Anelli will discuss “The Magic of Making Your Passion Your Career” on Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in Susquehanna University’s Weber Chapel Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. 

Anelli, a former reporter for the Staten Island Advance in New York City, is author of “Harry, A History,” the New York Times best-seller about the Potter phenomenon. She serves as webmistress for The-Leaky-Cauldron.org, a Web site for the Harry Potter enthusiast. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and is currently writing her second nonfiction book.

“It will be a great way for students to see someone who has successfully made her passion into a career,” said Taylor Morrow, a freshman accounting major at Susquehanna who helped plan the event. “Melissa Anelli will be inspiring to anyone who wants to do the same.”

Founded in 1858, Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college that prepares students for achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, interconnected world. Academic excellence, study away and service learning, student-faculty collaboration, and rich opportunities for creative and personal growth are hallmarks of a Susquehanna University education. Susquehanna students come from 36 states and 13 countries, and more than 90 percent of them find jobs or pursue graduate study within six months of graduation. The university is located in central Pennsylvania, in the town of Selinsgrove, along the banks of the scenic Susquehanna River and about three hours from major East Coast cultural, financial and recreational centers. For more information, visit www.susqu.edu.

Karen M. Jones


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