Event Calendar

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“We Are ... Networking in NYC”

June 3

“We Are ... Networking in NYC”

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Lucy's Cantina Royale (1 Pennsylvania Plaza)

Kick off your summer with the “We Are” Happy Hour for young alumni who have graduated from the Bellisario College. FREE event for alumni who have graduated in the past 15 years and work in the New York metro market. Details, registration.

June 11

Bellisario College Blood Drive

Time: 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Flex Theatre, HUB-Robeson Center

Opportunity for entire University community, sponsored by the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications in conjunction with the American Red Cross. 

July 10 to July 14

Central Pa. Festival of the Arts

Location: Campus, State College

Annual arts festival spanning campus and downtown State College.

Website: https://arts-festival.com/

July 22

Spend a Summer Day

Location: Campus Locations

Daylong event coordinated by Penn State Admissions featuring information sessions for parents and students about Penn State and the Bellisario College.

July 25

Spend a Summer Day

Location: Campus Locations

Daylong event coordinated by Penn State Admissions featuring information sessions for parents and students about Penn State and the Bellisario College.

July 26

Spend a Summer Day

Location: Campus Locations

Daylong event coordinated by Penn State Admissions featuring information sessions for parents and students about Penn State and the Bellisario College.

July 29

Spend a Summer Day

Location: Campus Locations

Daylong event coordinated by Penn State Admissions featuring information sessions for parents and students about Penn State and the Bellisario College.

July 30

Spend a Summer Day

Location: Campus Locations

Daylong event coordinated by Penn State Admissions featuring information sessions for parents and students about Penn State and the Bellisario College.

August 10

Summer 2019 Undergraduate Commencement

Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

August 10

Summer 2019 Graduate Commencement

Time: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

August 23 to August 24

Arrival Days-New Students

August 24 to August 25

Arrival Days-Returning Students

August 26

Fall Semester Classes Begin

August 30

Screening of “Quiet Sundays”

Location: Carnegie Cinema

On-campus screening of "Quiet Sundays," the award-winning documentary produced by students in the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism that focuses on NFL fans in England. Session is free and open to the public.

September 2

Labor Day (No Classes)

September 3

Bellisario College Involvement Fair

Time: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Location: Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center

Free and open to all students. Learn how you can get involved and gain experience through Bellisario College and communications-related clubs and organizations.

First-Year Lecture

September 4

First-Year Lecture

Jessica Myrick

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Location: Kern Auditorium (112 Kern Building)

Annual start-of-the-semester lecture for first-year students in the Bellisario College. Jessica Myrick, an assistant professor in the Department of Film-Video and Media Studies, will present "Feeling Our Facts and Some Facts About Feelings: How Emotions Help Shape Our Mediated Lives."

September 29 to September 30

Alumni Society Board Meeting

Location: Various Locations

October 17

Bellisario College Recognition Dinner

Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Nittany Lion Inn

Reception and dinner and related events recognizing benefactors of the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications for their support of Bellisario College people and programs. 

November 24 to November 30

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 13

Fall Semester Classes End

December 14 to December 15

Study Days

December 16 to December 20

Final Exams

December 21

Fall 2019 Undergraduate Commencement

Time: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

January 13

Spring Semester Classes Begin

January 20

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No Classes)

March 8 to March 14

Spring Break

May 1

Spring Semester Classes End

May 2 to May 3

Study Days

May 4 to May 8

Final Exams

May 9

Spring 2020 Undergraduate Commencement

Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center