Event Calendar

October 2021
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October 1

Donuts with the Dean

Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Location: Bellisario College Tent, West Halls

An opportunity for Bellisario College students, presented by the Bellisario College Student Council.

“1619 and the Legacy that Built a Nation”

October 5

“1619 and the Legacy that Built a Nation”

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Zoom

Nikole Hannah-Jones is the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. The event, sponsored in part by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in the Bellisario College, is free and open to the public. Tickets may be requested at bit.ly/NHJatPSU.

October 5

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).

October 6

“Making LinkedIn Work for You”

David Epstein

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Zoom (https://psu.zoom.us/j/98656266497)

A portion of the COMM Career Conversations Series featuring David Epstein, president of Intlligent Staffing. The session presented by the Office of Internships and Career Services is open to all students.

Fall Open House

October 11

Fall Open House

Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Various Locations

Daylong, on-campus session for prospective students with specific events for those interested in the Bellisario College.

  • 11:30 a.m. -- Bellisario College Info Session (Flex Theater, HUB-Robeson Center)
  • 12:30 - 4 p.m. -- Bellisario Media Center Open House
  • 4 - 5 p.m. -- College Fair (HUB-Robeson Center)
Guest Lecture: Kate Snow

October 11

Guest Lecture: Kate Snow

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center

Free public guest lecture by Kate Snow, a senior national correspondent for various NBC platforms, including "Today," "NBC Nightly News," "Dateline NBC" and MSNBC. She also anchors the Sunday edition of the "NBC Nightly News." Her visit is sponsored by the Bellisario College and the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Visiting Professional Program.

October 14

Bloomberg Industry Internship Information Session

Paul Albergo

Time: 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Location: Zoom (https://psu.zoom.us/j/94273453277)

Information session led by Paul Albergo, executive editor of Bloomberg Industry Group, about paid internships for a 10-week program in summer 2022. Applicaitons will be accepted through Oct. 29. Interested students may apply online. Students selected for the program need to return to school in fall 2022 as a senior or graduate student.

October 14

BAMS Meeting

Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: 103 Willard Building (Bellisario Media Center)

Regular meeting of Bellisario Alliance of Multicultural Students.

October 19

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).

October 26

“A Conversation with Tim Livingston”

Tim Livingston

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

Part of the Conversation Series presented by the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism, featuring journalist Tim Livingston. Session moderated by John Affleck.

Info Session: CzechMates

October 27

Info Session: CzechMates

C. Michael Elavsky

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: 224 Bellisario Media Center (Willard Building)

Information session for students about CzechMates program conducted at Masaryk University, which offers full-semester and summer options to study abroad, earn credits and complete internships. www.czechmates.org

October 27

Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Jim Schaefer, Detroit Free Press

Lecture Series: Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Location: Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center

Opening session of the annual Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers featuring Jim Schaefer, senior news director for business, autos, education and investigations at the Detroit Free Press. He was the lead reporter/investigator of the team at the Free Press that won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting.

October 28

Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Stephanie Saul, The New York Times

Lecture Series: Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers

Time: 10:35 am – 11:50 am

Location: Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center

Closing session of the annual Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers, featuring Stephanie Saul, a national reporter at The New York Times, who is now covering education.  She was a member of the paper’s politics team during the 2020 general election and the 2018 mid-term elections. She also has served on the Times’ investigations team.

Bellisario College Research Brownbag

October 28

Bellisario College Research Brownbag

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Location: 103 Willard Building and Zoom (https://psu.zoom.us/j/99486589225)

Penn State Davis Ethics Award winner Dr. Rhema Zlaten of Colorado Mesa University will present "Autonomy in Local Digital Journalism: A Mixed-Method Triangulation Exploration of the Organizational Culture and Individual Moral Psychology Factors of Digital News Workers"

Info Session: Czech Mates

October 28

Info Session: Czech Mates

MIchael Elavsky

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: 224 Bellisario Media Center (Willard Building)

Information session for students about CzechMates program conducted at Masaryk University, which offers full-semester and summer options to study abroad, earn credits and complete internships. www.czechmates.org

October 28

BAMS Meeting

Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: 103 Willard Building (Bellisario Media Center)

Regular meeting of Bellisario Alliance of Multicultural Students.