Event Calendar

May 2020
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May 1

Spring Semester Classes End

May 9

Commencement

Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: https://spring2020.commencement.psu.edu/

University-wide commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students. https://spring2020.commencement.psu.edu/

Website: https://spring2020.commencement.psu.edu/

May 11

Education Abroad Virtual Workshop

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Zoom (https://psu.zoom.us/j/726252286)

Information for students about Penn State education abroad options and programming, including an overview and breakout sessions about specific programs and academic resources. Students are encouraged to register by May 1.

Class of 2024, Virtual Welcome / Session 1

May 14

Class of 2024, Virtual Welcome / Session 1

President Eric Barron

Time: 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Location: http://classof2024.psu.edu/

"Flexibility to Meet Individual Needs"

Hosted by President Eric Barron, the first of four 45-minute sessions for acepted students and their families.

Website: http://classof2024.psu.edu/

May 18

COMM Careers and COVID-19

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Location: psu.zoom.us/j/2689769250

A COMM Career Conversation session focusing on entertainment television/film industry. Get the lowdown on internships, entry-level positions and the current hiring environment in a session presented by the Office of Internships and Career Placement. Panelists include: Jennifer Patterson ('08) of Valhalla Entertainment, Nick Shugars ('15) of Warner Bros. Pictures and Jessica Loftus of Discovery.

Class of 2024, Virtual Welcome / Session 2

May 18

Class of 2024, Virtual Welcome / Session 2

Vice President for Student Affairs Damon Sims

Time: 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Location: http://classof2024.psu.edu/

"The Penn State Student Experience"

Hosted by Vice President for Student Affiars Damon Sims, the second of four 45-minute sessions for accepted students and their families.

Website: http://classof2024.psu.edu/

May 19

University Town Hall

Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Location: https://liveevents.psu.edu/

An hourlong event featuring President Eric Barron, Executive Vice President and Provost Nick Jones and key faculty and administrative leaders involved in planning Penn State’s return to work and learning strategies amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Topics will include the recent announcements about workforce changes, plans for summer, and work being done by the task groups to return students to campus and employees to work. General questions about recently announced measures and other coronavirus-related concerns may be submitted in advance and during the event by email at questions@psu.edu or through this Google form.

Website: https://liveevents.psu.edu/

Class of 2024, Virtual Welcome / Session 3

May 20

Class of 2024, Virtual Welcome / Session 3

Dean Marie Hardin

Time: 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Location: http://classof2024.psu.edu/

"Strength of the Penn State Community"

Hosted by Dean Marie Hardin of the Bellisario College, the third of four 45-minute sessions for accepted students and their families.

Website: http://classof2024.psu.edu/

May 21

Alternative Grading Webinar

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Location: https://psu.zoom.us/j/96953709048

Session for Bellisario College students focused on actions and impact of grading of alternative grading choices for the spring semester. Students must take action on LionPATH by May 29. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions during a session that focuses on: why they should opt in (or not); how to opt in; and how alternative grades might impact GPAs, entrance ot major, graduation with distinction, Dean's List and more.

May 22

Bellisario College Town Hall

Dean Marie Hardin

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Location: https://psu.zoom.us/j/98502668500

May 22

Alternative Grading Webinar

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Location: https://psu.zoom.us/j/94383275601

Session for Bellisario College students focused on actions and impact of grading of alternative grading choices for the spring semester. Students must take action on LionPATH by May 29. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions during a session that focuses on: why they should opt in (or not); how to opt in; and how alternative grades might impact GPAs, entrance ot major, graduation with distinction, Dean's List and more.

COMM Careers and COVID-19

May 26

COMM Careers and COVID-19

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: https://psu.zoom.us/j/2689769250

A COMM Career Conversation session focusing on sports industry professionals. Get the lowdown on internships, entry-level positions and the current hiring environment in a session presented by the Office of Internships and Career Placement. Panelists include: William Cope, The MLB Network; Andrew Dzurita ('11), Legends/NYC; Shannon Furman ('03), NFL Films; and PJ Mullen ('07), Penn State Athletics.

May 26

“A Conversation with Ben Feller”

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Zoom

The Penn State Alumni Association will host a virtual conversation with former White House correspondent and media expert Ben Feller.Feller is a partner at Mercury, a global strategy firm, where he advises companies and organizations. He joined Mercury in 2013 after a 20-year career in journalism, including serving as chief White House correspondent for The Associated Press. Feller is a State College native and has been honored as a Alumni Fellow. The event is free but registration is required.

Class of 2024, Virtual Welcome / Session 4

May 27

Class of 2024, Virtual Welcome / Session 4

President Eric Barron

Time: 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Location: http://classof2024.psu.edu/

"Value of a Penn State Education"

Hosted by President Eric Barron, the last of four 45-minute sessions for accepted students and their families.

Website: http://classof2024.psu.edu/

May 27

Alternative Grading Webinar

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: https://psu.zoom.us/j/94985786192

Session for Bellisario College students focused on actions and impact of grading of alternative grading choices for the spring semester. Students must take action on LionPATH by May 29. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions during a session that focuses on: why they should opt in (or not); how to opt in; and how alternative grades might impact GPAs, entrance ot major, graduation with distinction, Dean's List and more.