News & Events

 
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Apr 26

Dean Selden’s Retirement Celebration

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Building, 206 Lobby

Apr 26

“The Handmaid’s Tale”

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: 104 Keller Building

An exclusive screening of the premiere episode of "The Handmaid's Tale" as part of a collaboration between Hulu and Her Campus Penn State. The session is free and open to the public.

Apr 28

Classes End (Spring Semester)

Apr 28
Peacebuilding Workshop

Peacebuilding Workshop

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: 160 Willard Building

Free public session featuring David Smith. Presented by the College of Communications Office of Multicultural Affairs and Golden Key International Honour Society. 

May 1 to May 5

Final Exams (Spring Semester)

May 6

Undergraduate Commencement

Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

May 6

Post-Commencement Reception

Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Location: Pegula Ice Arena

Annual event for undergraduate families and friends. RSVPs are required.

May 7

Graduate Commencement

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

Commencement exercises or students earning graduate-level degrees across the University.

May 11

Presentation of Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

May 25

“Digital Inequalities and Discrimination in the Big Data Era”

Location: San Diego

A workshop sponsored by th Institute for Information Policy, housed in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. The event is co-sponsored with the Pacific Information and Communication Technology for Development Collaborative at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. A preliminary program is available online.

Jun 1 to Jun 3

Keystone Multimedia Workshop

Location: Various Locations

Annual hands-on multimedia workshop for news media professionals, educators, students and anyone interested in nhancing thier storytelling skills using multimedia tools. Three-day session led by faculty members from the Department of Journalism. Info: https://sites.comm.psu.edu/keystone/

Jul 9 to Jul 14

Comm Summer Camps

Location: University Park Campus

Weeklong sessions conducted by full-time faculty for students in ninth to 12th grades. Sessions focus on broadcast journalism, film and multimedia journalism. MORE INFO

Oct 18

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 lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize-winner Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post.

Oct 19

Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Lecture Series: Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Time: 10:35 am – 11:40 am

Location: Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center

Free public lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize-winner Lisa Falkenberg of the Houston Chronicle.

Oct 20 to Oct 22

Dedication Weekend

Location: Various Locations

Dedication activities -- including a reception, celebration dinner and related events -- for the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. 

Oct 23

Breakfast with the Dean

Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Location: Senate Suite, Penn Stater Hotel Conference Center