Events for Sat, Apr 13, 2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm | All Campus
9:00 - 11:00 am | Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence
You're Invited! Enactus to host Beza Breakfast Apr. 13
The community is invited to attend a Beza Breakfast, Saturday, April 13, 9 - 11 a.m., in the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence in downtown Altoona.
Hosted by Penn State Altoona's Enactus student organization, the breakfast is an opportunity for the public to learn about the college's initiatives in Rwanda, Africa. A team of students and faculty will return to Rwanda in June for two weeks of work with the Star School, a day and boarding school for more than 500 low-income children. Projects to be implemented by Enactus include leadership workshops for Star School students, the construction of a greenhouse, the development of business and marketing plans for the school, and a feasibility study for distribution of Mavuuno, Inc. greenhouses throughout the country.
A catered breakfast will be available from 9 - 9:30 a.m. for a $10 donation for adults. Children under 12 are free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Claude Gatebuke, a Rwandan genocide survivor and the executive director/co-founder of the African Great Lakes Action Network, will speak at 9:30 a.m. This portion of the event is free.
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair
10:00 am | Misciagna Center as well as rooms in Hawthorn
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair set for Apr. 13
Penn State Altoona will present the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair on Saturday, April 13, 2013 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. In addition to poster presentations, the fair will now offer opportunities to present conference style oral presentations and exhibitions and performances of works of art.
The fair is a great opportunity for students to showcase the variety of research and creative activities that are undertaken every day at Penn State Altoona. Faculty members also participate as judges for the event.