Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
Annual etiquette dinner for Bellisario College students conducted by the Office of Internships and Career Services.
February 7 to February 8
Board Meeting, Ad/PR Network
Location: Various Locations
Friday, February 7
Ad/PR Alumni Network Board Events:
-- Student Mentoring, Robb Hall, Hintz Family Alumni Center
-- Faculty Reception, Penn State Room, Nittany Lion Inn
Saturday, February 8
-- Ad/PR Alumni Network Board Meeting, Hintz Family Alumni Center
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: 60 Willard Building
Resume workshop for Bellisario College students conducted by the Office of Internships and Career Services.
Arthur W. Page Center Awards
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Intercontinental Barclay Hotel - New York City
Every year the Arthur W. Page Center honors individuals who over the course of their careers have demonstrated consistent and fervent commitment to the concept of “truth well told." The Center awards a Larry Foster Award for Integrity in Public Communication to recognize professional excellence in the fields of public relations, business and journalism. The awards dinner is a fundraiser that supports innovative research by communications faculty and professionals around the world.
February 21 to February 23
Penn State Dance Marathon
Location: Bryce Jordan Center
Annual student-driven philanthropic event, THON, that raises money to battle pediatric cancer.
“A Revolutionary Idea: The Birth of Freedom of Speech in America”
Stephen D. Solomon
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Carnegie Cinema
Stephen D. Solomon is associate director of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and director of the M.A. program in business and economic reporting, which he founded in 1999, at New York University. He has conducted research and written books about the freedoms of speech and press. He is also the founding editor of FirstAmendmentWatch.org, a website that launched in October 2017. It provides news, commentary and legal and historical context for the many free speech conflicts around the U.S. Solomon earned his bachelor's degree from Penn State and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. In addition to business journalism, he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on the First Amendment.
“#Trending: The Business of Trends in Consumer Culture”
Lecture Series: Pockrass Memorial Lecture
Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library
Devon Powers is associate professor of advertising at Temple University. She is the author of two books and the co-editor of another. Her research explores historical and contemporary consumer culture and the dynamics of cultural intermediation, circulation and promotion. Her work has appeared in Journal of Consumer Culture, New Media & Society, Critical Studies in Media and Communication, and Popular Communication, among others. She is the chair (2018-2020) of the Popular Communication division of the International Communication Association.