Calendar of Events - Penn State Altoona's 75th Anniversary

Calendar of Events

September 2014: Celebrate the 30s and 40s!
SEP '14
28
Film Series: The Major and the Minor (1942)

Film Series: The Major and the Minor (1942)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center
A woman poses as a girl to save on fare but becomes trapped at a military school.
Find out more at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

SEP '14
30
75th Anniversary Photo

75th Anniversary Photo

12:15 pm | Intramural Field
Join us in making a huge 75 in our 75th Anniversary photo!

October 2014: Celebrate the 1950s!
OCT '14
05
Film Series: Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Film Series: Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center
The colorful life of musician George M. Cohan. Wear red, white, and blue to win the DVD!
Find out more at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

OCT '14
07
Faculty Lecture Series: 1939 and the Road to World War 2

Faculty Lecture Series: 1939 and the Road to World War 2

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 150
Presented by Dr. Steven Andrews, instructor in history.

Bring a brown bag lunch!

OCT '14
09
Homecoming Parade

Homecoming Parade

6:00 pm | Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence
Join us in downtown Altoona for a 75th anniversary-themed homecoming parade!
Find out more at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/homecoming/

OCT '14
12
Film Series: Trouble Along the Way (1953)

Film Series: Trouble Along the Way (1953)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center
Coach John Wayne struggles with his college team. Wear sports apparel to win a PSU prize!
Find out more at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

OCT '14
22
1950s Day: Campus-wide Decade Celebration

1950s Day: Campus-wide Decade Celebration

Faculty and Staff:
Remember Happy Days, Grease, Elvis, the hula-hoop, sock hops and diners? Today is your day to go back to those days and decorate your offices, dress up, and play music with the 1950s theme.

The office with the best 1950s spirit will be eligible for prizes!

OCT '14
22
50s Diner Dinner

50s Diner Dinner

5:00 - 8:00 pm
Stop by Port Sky Café as they turn it into a traditional 50s diner. Who doesn’t love diner food?

MENU:
Chicken Pot Pie Soup
TV Dinner Station
Deep Fried Station
Triple Decker Club Sandwich
Classic Cheeseburger
Dessert Station
Assorted Milk Shakes

Standard Port Sky Cafe rates apply.

OCT '14
26
Film Series: House of Wax (1953)

Film Series: House of Wax (1953)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center
A wax museum owner has villainous plans in store! Wear a costume to win the DVD!
Find out more at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

November 2014: Celebrate the 1960s!
NOV '14
04
Faculty Lecture Series: 1939 - Hollywood's Golden Year

Faculty Lecture Series: 1939 - Hollywood's Golden Year

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 150
Presented by Jared Frederick, instructor in history.

Bring a brown bag lunch!


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