Event Calendar

April 2018
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April 19 to April 20

Curley Center Council Meeting

Location: TBA

Alumni-student event with meeting and reception (April 19) and Curley Center Reunion (April 20) on back-to-back days celebrating the 15th anniversary of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism.

April 20

“Peering Backward into the Future”

Rob Potter

Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Location: 101 Carnegie Building

Rob Potter, and professor at Indiana University and director of the Institute for Communicaiton Research, presents “Peering Backward and Peeking Forward: What I’ve Learned After a Quarter Century of Using Psychophysiology."

April 21

Blue & White Film Festival

Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: State Theatre, Downtown

Juried festival and screenwriting competition featurig best student-produced films during the 2017-18 academic year. Free student admission. Sponsored by Student Film Organization and the University Park Allocation Committee. 

April 23

APSE Regional Meeting

Location: Pegula Ice Arena

Annual regional meeting of Associated Press Sports Editors, hosted by the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism at Penn State.

April 24

Student Awards & Recognition Program

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Boardroom, Nittany Lion Inn

Annual undergraduate awards program recognizing accomplishments of students in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications.

April 27

Spring Semester Classes End

May 5

Commencement

Time: 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

Undergradaute commencement exercises for the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications.

May 9

“Police and Media Relations in the 21st Century”

Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

Opening day of two-day session for law enforcement personnel focusing on communications challenges.

May 10

“Police and Media Relations in the 21st Century”

Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

Final day of two-day session for law enforcement personnel focusing on communications challenges.

May 14

Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

Presentation of the Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism.

Website: bellisario.psu.edu/bart

May 31 to June 2

Keystone Multimedia Workshop

Location: Wyndham Gettysburg (Gettysburg, Pa.)

Annual hands-on multimedia workshop for news media professionals, educators, students and anyone interested in enhancing thier storytelling skills using multimedia tools. Three-day session led by faculty members from the Department of Journalism. https://www.pjatpsu.com/keystone/

Website: https://www.pjatpsu.com/keystone/

October 24

Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Emily Steel

Lecture Series: Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Location: Schwab Auditorium

Free public session featuring Emily Steel of The New York Times as part of the Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers.

October 25

Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Doug Blackmon

Lecture Series: Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Time: 10:35 am – 11:50 am

Location: Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center

Free public session featuring Pulitzer Prize-winner Doug Blackmon as part of the Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers.