Event Calendar

March 2019
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“Drawing a Line: A Conversation with Rob Rogers”

March 26

“Drawing a Line: A Conversation with Rob Rogers”

Rob Rogers

Lecture Series: Oweida Lecture in Journalism Ethics

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Location: Kern Auditorium (112 Kern Building)

Former Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial cartoonist Rob Rogers presents the Oweida Lecture in Journalism Ethics, a free public lecture, and participates in a question-and-answer session.

PSPA State Competition

March 27

PSPA State Competition

Location: Campus Locations, HUB-Robeson Center

State championships in student journalism competition sponsored by the Pennsylvania School Press Association and hosted by the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. Students who advanced from regional competitions earlier in the year will compete in a dozen different writing, design or artistic categories on the University Park campus.

March 27

“A Conversation with Rob King”

Rob King

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: 262 Willard Building

Free public lecture featuring Penn Stater Rob King, senior vice president, orginal content for ESPN.

March 31 to April 1

Alumni Society Board Meeting, Spring 2019

Board meeting, mentoring program and board-faculty breakfast.

March 31

“Jobs, Internships & Life After College”

Alumni Mentoring Event

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Boardroom, Nittany Lion Inn

Connect with alumni working at renowned organizations like Hearst, Booz Allen, Georgetown, Bank of America, Penn State Sports Properties, NYC advertising agencies and major communications companies for a free dinner networking event exclusively for Bellisario students in the main ballroom of the Nittany Lion Inn. The evening will feature a FREE “Mediterranean-style” buffet dinner with Berkey Creamery ice cream. Students must register by March 22. More info, registration details.

April 6 to April 7

Penn State Powwow

Location: Mt. Nittany Middle School

The 15th annual Penn State Powwow will be conducted at Mount Nittany Middle School. The event is free and open to the public. A traditonal American Indian powwow is a contemporary social gathering and celebration of community featuring American Indian drum music and songs, Native American dance, and Native American foods, as well as American Indian vendors showing and selling their arts and crafts. This powwow is recognized as one of the finest family friendly events available in the State College Area.

Website: http://powwow.psu.edu

April 17

Award for Excellence in Coverage of Youth Sports

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Location: Kern Auditorium (112 Kern Building)

Presentation of the Award for Excellence in Coverage of Youth Sports, the annual national award coordinated by the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism.

April 19

Faculty/Staff Awards and Recognition Reception

Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Hyatt Place, State College

April 23

Student Awards and Recognition Reception

Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Location: Nittany Lion Inn Boardroom

April 25

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 2018-19 academic year. Free student admission. Sponsored by Student Film Organization and the University Park Allocation Committee. 

April 26

Spring Semester Classes End

May 4

Spring 2019 Undergraduate Commencement

Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

May 6

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. Reception, 5:30 p.m. Presentation, 7 p.m.

Website: bellisario.psu.edu/bart

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 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.

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. 

December 21

Fall 2019 Undergraduate Commencement

Time: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center