Event Calendar

September 2019
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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.

September 3

Honor Code Signing

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Carnegie Cinema

Students are invited to sign the Bellisario College Honor Code, meet Dean Marie Hardin and hear from Patrick Plaisance, the Don Davis Professor of Ethics. Plus, there will be FREE Chick-fil-A nuggets for all who attend! Dress is casual.

September 3

Internship Info Session and Resume Workshop

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: 360 Willard Building

Student-focused session conducted by Office of Internships and Career Services. Internship information session at 6 p.m. with resume workshop at 7.

September 3

PRSSA Meeting

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: 62 Willard Building

First general interest meeing of the Public Relations Student Soceity of America. PRSSA's mission is to serve our members by enhancing their knowledge of public relations, and providing access to professional development opportunities and developing highly qualified, well-prepared public relations professionals. We are a nationally accredited organization with more than 350 chapters nation-wide. Come join us to learn about what we do and all the opportunities that PRSSA membership provides!

September 5

Ice Cream Social

Time: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Building Lawn

Annual start-of-the-semester ice cream social for Bellisario College students, faculty and staff. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

September 10

International Reporting Info Session

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Cinema

Junior and senior journalism majors in the Bellisario College are invited to attend and find out more about COMM 402 International Reporting, which will make a working trip to Vietnam during the spring semester. Interested students who cannot attend may contact Katie O'Toole (kxo1@psu.edu).

Bellisario College Staff Breakfast

September 11

Bellisario College Staff Breakfast

Time: 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Location: Alumni Lounge, Nittany Lion Inn

Start-of-the semester event for staff members in the Bellisario College.

September 11

Bellisario College Faculty Meeting

Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Faculty Staff Club, Nittany Lion Inn

Start-of-the-semester meeting for Bellisario College faculty members.

September 11

Oracle Information Session

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: 260 Willard Building

First-Year Lecture

September 12

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 16

D.C. Program Info Session

Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: 73 Willard Building

Information session about the Stanley E. Degler Washington Program for opportunities in 2020.

“The Kat Call: Calling Us Out”

September 17

“The Kat Call: Calling Us Out”

Kat Lazo

Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

Kat Lazo, the director, producer and host of "The Kat Call" on Latino digital platform Mitu, will present a free public lecture. Her visit is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in the Bellisario College.

September 17

D.C. Program Info Session

Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: 62 Willard Building

Information session about the Stanley E. Degler Washington Program for opportunities in 2020.

September 18

Journalism Major Info Night

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Carnegie Cinema

Information session for underclassmen to learn more about the major, courses and co-curricular opportunities from faculty members. Find out about depth reporting, international reporting, the news practicum, photojournalism, the award-winning “Centre County Report” and much more!

September 21

Open House

Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Location: HUB-Robeson Center

A combination of information sessions, panels and hands-on experiences, provides prospective students with a look at the numerous opportunities -- in the classroom and beyond -- that make the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications special.

Website: https://bellisario.psu.edu/about/open-house

September 21

GSIC Fall Potluck

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: Tom Tudek Memorial Park

Join the Graduate Students in Communication as the group welcomes first-year students and celebrates the start of the academic year.

“Online Experiences of Marginalized Individuals”

September 23

“Online Experiences of Marginalized Individuals”

Jesse Fox, Ohio State University

Lecture Series: Pockrass Memorial Lecture

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

When it first permeated homes, the internet was touted as the great liberator. In this talk Fox will cover various issues and findings regarding the experiences of marginalized individuals online as well as marginalizing experiences online, as these do not necessarily align. Who feels marginalized, and why does that matter? The talk will explore why social media yield diametric experiences for many, reflecting both the most virtuous and the most vile aspects of humanity. The session -- the Pockrass Memorial Lecture -- is free and open to the public.

September 24

LinkedIn: Rock Your Profile

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Location: Carnegie Cinema

A COMM Career Conversations presentation from the Office of Internships and Career Services featuring Jenn Jortner Cassidy, a customer success manager at LinkedIn.

September 29 to September 30

Alumni Society Board Meeting

Location: Various Locations

September 30

Bloomberg BNA Info Session

Paul Albergo

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: 60 Willard Building

Open to all Bellisario College students. Coordinated by the Office of Internshps and Career Services.

September 30

Internship Info Session

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: 260 Willard Building

Open to all Bellisario College students. Conducted by the Office of Internships and Career Services.

September 30

Film Info Session: Greece 2020

Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: 3 Carnegie Building

Information session for film majors about spring 2020 trip to Greece. For more informaton, contact sherman@psu.edu