Event Calendar

September 2021
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September 6

Labor Day (No Classes)

September 7

Resume Workshop

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: 260 Willard Building

Resume workshop conducted by the Office of Internships and Career Services in the College of Communications.

September 7

PRSSA Meeting

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: 62 Willard Building

First meeting of the semester for the on-campus chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). Students can subscribe to the group's listserv and get involved here: https://forms.gle/2vGsPt9Yci4NsuKZ7 The group is on Instagram and Twitter ... @PennStatePRSSA

September 8

Happy Valley Comm, All Firm Kickoff

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Happy Valley Launchbox (224 S. Allen St.)

Open to all of those who apply for an account associate position and are accepted! Contact Austin Berry, adb5768@psu.edu, for more information.

Info Session: International Reporting—Scotland 2022

September 15

Info Session: International Reporting—Scotland 2022

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Cinema (113 Carnegie Building)

Information session and recruitment meeting about the COMM 402 International Reporting, which will include a spring break trip to Scotland. All journalism majors are welcome to apply, and applicants must be at least fifth semester. Enrollment is limited. Questions? Contact Katie O'Toole (kxo1@psu.edu)

First-Year Lecture

September 16

First-Year Lecture

Shaheen Pasha

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Location: 121 Sparks Building

Annual start-of-the-semester lecture for first-year students in the Bellisario College. Shaheen Pasha, an assistant teachng professor in the Department of Journalism, will present "Uncaged Stories: How Prison Journalism Can Amplify Marginalized Voices Behind Bars." Pasha serves as codirector of The Prison Journalism Project at Penn State.

Guest Lecture: Robert Gibbs

September 17

Guest Lecture: Robert Gibbs

Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

Free public guest lecture featuring Robert Gibbs, who served as executive vice president and global chief communications officer of McDonald's from 2015 to 2019 and as the 27th White House Press Secretary from 2009 to 2011. Session sponsored by the Penn State chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America.

Penn State Fall Career Days, Day 1

September 21

Penn State Fall Career Days, Day 1

Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Bryce Jordan Center

First day of annual University-wide event, which will be conducted in person and focus on full-time opportunities.

Website: http://careerfairs.psu.edu/fall

September 21

PRSSA Meeting

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: 62 Willard Building

Biweekly, regular meeting for the on-campus chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). 

Penn State Fall Career Days, Day 2

September 22

Penn State Fall Career Days, Day 2

Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/career/fairs/fall

Second day of annual University-wide event. The day's activities will be conducted virtually and focus on full-time, internship and co-op opportunities.

Website: https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/career/fairs/fall

September 22

Film Major Open House

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Bellisario Media Center

An opportunity for interested students to get information on the film major from faculty and current students, as well as tour the facility and check out the studios.

Penn State Fall Career Days, Day 3

September 23

Penn State Fall Career Days, Day 3

Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: careerfairs.psu.edu/fall

Second day of annual University-wide event. The day's activities will be conducted virtually and focus on internship and co-op opportunities.

Website: careerfairs.psu.edu/fall

September 23

“A Conversation with Malcolm Moran”

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: 104 Thomas Building

Part of the Curley Center Conversation Series, featuring inaugural center director Malcolm Moran, hosted by current director John Affleck.

September 24

Meet the Deans, Student Services

Time: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: Bellisario College Tent, West Halls Lawn

Meet Dean Marie Hardin and our Bellisario College student services team. An event open to any Bellisario College student with Dean Marie Hardin and assistant deans Gary Abdullah (diversity and inclusion), Bob Martin (internships and career services) and Jamey Perry (advising).

September 27

“How 9/11 Changed American Journalism”

Roundtable Discussion

Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center

Free public event. A roundtable discussion sponsored by the Belisario College, The Daily Collegian and The Collegian Alumni Interest Group featuring faculty members and journalists. Session moderated by Walter Middlebrook, the Foster Professor of Practice in the Department of Journalism. Panelists:

  • Scott Dodd, New York Times;
  • Jerry Schwartz, The Associated Press; and
  • Mary Beth Long, former assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs.
     

September 29

How to Cover Concussions in Sports

Brandon Boyd

Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: 60 Willard Building

A special opportunity, open to all students, with Brandon Boyd of the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Participants will learn about concussion basics, historical context, best practices and more. Sponsored by the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism.

Social Media Crash Course

September 30

Social Media Crash Course

Bill Zimmerman

Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Cinema (113 Carnegie Building)

Faculty member Bill Zimmerman will be speaking about social media strategies with small businesses and student organizations in a session sponsored by Happy Valley Comm. The event is free to attend and will count toward involvement points for Happy VAlley Comm members. 

September 30

BAMS Meeting

Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: 103 Willard Building (Bellisario Media Center)

Regular meeting of Bellisario Alliance of Multicultural Students.