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

Calendar of Events

January 2015: Celebrate the 1980s!
JAN '15
18
Film Series: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

Film Series: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center
A bitter detective helps a cartoon rabbit on the run. Bring a magnifying glass to win the DVD!
Find out more at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

JAN '15
20
Faculty Lecture Series: Wopsononock and Ivyside History

Faculty Lecture Series: Wopsononock and Ivyside History

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 150
Presented by Elaine Conrad.

Bring a brown bag lunch!

JAN '15
21
1980s Day: Campus-Wide Decade Celebration

1980s Day: Campus-Wide Decade Celebration

Faculty and staff:
May the force be with you today as we celebrate the 1980s. (fyi, would also be a good day to "phone home")

Decorate your office, dress up and play music from the 80s. Rubik's Cube contest, anyone? Acid washed jeans? Flashdance sweatshirts? Leg warmers?

The office with the best 1980s spirit (and the person with the biggest 80s hair) will be eligible for prizes.

JAN '15
21
80s Movie Marathon

80s Movie Marathon

Port Sky Cafe
Stop by Port Sky Café for an 80s Movie Marathon, and get sugared up at their candy buffet.

February 2015: Celebrate the 1990s!
FEB '15
03
Faculty Lecture Series: The Roots of Rock 'n Roll

Faculty Lecture Series: The Roots of Rock 'n Roll

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103
Presented by Dr. J. Jerome Zolten, associate professor of communication arts and sciences.

Bring a brown bag lunch!

FEB '15
11
1990s Day: Campus-Wide Decade Celebration

1990s Day: Campus-Wide Decade Celebration

Faculty and Staff:
Rap, grunge, boy bands, the Spice Girls, video games, the rise of the Internet and the birth of Pixar with Toy Story. And sitcoms galore: Seinfeld, Roseanne, Frasier, Friends, Full House. The 90s had it all!

Decorate your office, dress up, and play music from the 90s. (Remember "the Rachel" hairstyle?) The office with the best 1990s spirit will be eligible for prizes.

FEB '15
11
Video Game Theme Event

Video Game Theme Event

Port Sky Café

FEB '15
22
Film Series: The Color Purple (1985)

Film Series: The Color Purple (1985)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center
The life and trials of a young African American woman. Wear purple to win the classic book!
Find out more at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

March 2015: Celebrate the Millennium!
MAR '15
03
Faculty Lecture Series: Women of the Spanish Civil War

Faculty Lecture Series: Women of the Spanish Civil War

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103
Presented by Dr. Julia A. Hudson-Richards, assistant professor of history.

Bring a brown bag lunch!

MAR '15
15
Film Series: Sneakers (1992)

Film Series: Sneakers (1992)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center
Computer hackers discover the ultimate government secret. Wear sneakers to win the DVD!
Find out more at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film


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