News & Events

 
July 2016
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Jul 26
TST IV: Toss It, Shred It, Trash It!

TST IV: Toss It, Shred It, Trash It!

Location: College Buildings, Offices

Faculty/staff sustainability event to reduce clutter in physical spaces and online. All faculty/staff are encouraged to participate. The day includes a dress-down option for jeans with pizza for lunch. Event sponsored by the Communications Records Management Team.

Jul 28

Spend a Summer Day

Location: Various Locations

Daylong session for prospective students and families featuring info sessions and presentations about admissions, campus life and financial aid as well as College of Communications-specific presentations. MORE INFO

Jul 29

Spend a Summer Day

Location: Various Locations

Daylong session for prospective students and families featuring info sessions and presentations about admissions, campus life and financial aid as well as College of Communications-specific presentations. MORE INFO

Aug 1

Spend a Summer Day

Location: Various Locations

Daylong session for prospective students and families featuring info sessions and presentations about admissions, campus life and financial aid as well as College of Communications-specific presentations. MORE INFO

Aug 10

Classes End (Second Summer Session)

Aug 13

Summer Commencement

Time: 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

Commencement exercises for undergraduate and associate degrees.

Aug 21

Fall Orientation (First-Year Students)

Time: 11:00 am – 12:20 pm

Location: 121 Sparks Building

College meeting and orientation session for first-year students in the College of Communications for the 2016-17 academic year.

Aug 21

Fall Orientation (Returning Students)

Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Cinema

College meeting and orientation session for advanced standing and change-of-assignment students in the College of Communications for the 2016-17 academic year.

Aug 22

Classes Begin (Fall Semester)

Aug 30

Comm Involvement Fair 2016

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center

Information session for commuications-related clubs and organizations, as well as College of Communications opportunities and services. All communications students, regardless of major, are encouraged to attend.

Sep 5

No Classes (Labor Day)

Sep 11

Alumni Society Board Meeting

Time: 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Location: Alumni Fireside Lounge, Nittany Lion Inn

Sep 11

Alumni-Student Networking and Mentoring

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Boardroom, Nittany Lion Inn

Mentoring session for students featuring members of the College of Communications Alumni Society Board of Directors. Session includes food and ample time to meet and greet alumni in a variety of communications-related industries.

Sep 12

Young Alumni Council Executive Board

Time: 7:30 am – 8:45 am

Location: Writing Room 1, Nittany Lion Inn

Sep 12

Alumni Society Board Meeting

Time: 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Location: Conference Room, Hintz Alumni Center

Sep 12

Alumni Society Awards Luncheon

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Location: Assembly Room, Nittany Lion Inn

Annual awards presentation and luncheon coordinated by the College of Communications Alumni Society Board.

Sep 27

Pulitzer Prize Panel

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Schwab Auditorium

In observance of the 100th anniverary of the Pulitzer Prizes, the Department of Journalism presents a panel discussion featuring Pulizer Prize winners with Pennsylvania connections. Panelists are: Jacqueline Larma, Associated Press East Coast photo chief who was part of a photo team that won a Pulitzer in 1995; Bill Marimow, editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, who won a Pulitzer for investigative reporting in 1985; and Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman of the Philadelphia Daily News, who won a Pulitzer for investigative reporting in 2010.

Oct 9

Donor Dinner 2016

Time: 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Penn Stater Hotel Conference Center

Annual Donor and Scholarship Recognition Dinner conducted by the College of Communications.

Oct 10

Breakfast with Dean Hardin

Time: 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Location: Penn Stater Hotel Conference Center

Breakfast for alumni and friends with College of Communications Dean Marie Hardin.

Oct 19

Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Lecture Series: Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Schwab Auditorium

Free public session with Kevin Merida, editor of The Undefeated, ESPN's website reporting on issues of sports and race. Merida previously served as managing editor of The Washington Post. He had worked at the Post since 1993 and a series he edited became the book "Being a Black Man: At the Corner of Progress and Peril." He also coauthored a biography of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Oct 20

Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Lecture Series: Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Time: 10:10 am – 11:00 am

Location: Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center

Free public lecture featuring Elisabeth Rosenthal, a physician who covers medical issues for The New York Times and is the author of an acclaimed crowd-sourced series about the high costs of medical care in the United States.

Oct 25

‘Spotlight’ Screening

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: State Theatre, Downtown

Screening of Academy Award-winning "Spotlight," followed by a question-and-answer session including Penn State alumnus Tom Ortenberg, an executive producer for the film and CEO of Open Road Films.

Nov 13

Go Freelance!

Time: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Location: Various Locations (Carnegie Building, Willard Building)

A daylong series of activities, panels, speakers and workshops designed to give students skills and knowledge to start freelancing in analytics, coding, design, ediging, gaming, GIS, journalism, multimedia, photography, public relations, research, SEO, videography, writing and more! Event contucted as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Nov 21 to Nov 25

No Classes (Thanksgiving Break)

Nov 30

Curley Center Conversation

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: HUB Auditorium

Dec 9

Classes End (Fall Semester)

Dec 12 to Dec 16

Final Exams (Fall Semester)

Dec 17

Fall Commencement

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

Jan 9

Classes Begin (Spring Semester)

Jan 16

No Classes (MLK Day)

Mar 6 to Mar 10

Spring Break 2016

Apr 7

Success in the City 2017

Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Time Warner Building

College of Communications-specific job fair on location in New York City. 

Apr 7

Films and Friends 2017

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: Dolby Screening Room

Tenth annual "Films and Friends" film screening and networking event in New York City. The event offers the opportunity to network with other Penn State alumni in the film-video profession who work in and around New York City.

Apr 28

Classes End (Spring Semester)

May 1 to May 5

Final Exams (Spring Semester)