Events for Thu, Oct 16, 2014
Final Exam Conflict Filing Period
Stop by the Registrar's Office in E130 Smith to pick up the appropriate form.
Division Meeting: Arts and Humanities
12:10 pm | Port Sky Cafe Mountain View Room
Encounter with Creative Minds: Teresa Cheung, Conductor and Musical Director of the Altoona Symphony
12:15 - 1:00 pm | Misciagna Center Titleman Study
Maestra Teresa Cheung will share her passion for the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and Robert Schumann, two of the most famous composers of all time.
"Encounters with Creative Minds," featuring symphony conductor Teresa Cheung, set for Oct. 16
Penn State Altoona will hold "Encounters with Creative Minds" featuring Teresa Cheung, Thursday, October 16, 12:15 - 1 p.m. in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Cheung is the conductor and musical director of the Altoona Symphony and will talk about her passion for the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and Robert Schumann, two of the most famous composers of all time.
This event is held in conjunction with the Altoona Symphony Concert that will take place October 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mishler Theatre in downtown Altoona. Students can attend the concert and ride a shuttle bus to and from for $5. Students may sign up with Brenda Berry in 108 Misciagna.
This program is supported by funds from the Division of Arts and Humanities and the Student Activity Fee. For more information, please contact Jutta Lorensen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Evolving Erotic Body
4:00 - 5:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103
Learn about Boobs--Real, Fake, Pixelated--AND so much more!
With Sam Findley, Julie Piotti, Doug Page, and Laura Rotunno
Walk In Flu Clinic for Students
4:00 - 7:00 pm | Sheetz Family Health Center
Thanks to the Student Activity Fund the first 225 students will receive their shot for FREE. Shots will then be $24 and will be payable by cash, check or bursar's account.
More information at http://altoona.psu.edu/healthwellness
Meling Award presented to Stephen Dunn
7:00 pm | Eve Chapel
Penn State Altoona to honor Stephen Dunn with Meling Award
ALTOONA – Stephen Dunn will receive the Kjell Meling Award for Distinction in the Arts and Humanities Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. in the Edith Davis Eve Memorial Chapel. The award ceremony includes a lecture by Dunn and will be followed by a dessert reception and book signing in the Chapel.
Dunn is the author of sixteen books, including Different Hours, which won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Since 1974, he has taught at Richard Stockton College in New Jersey, where he is Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Washington, NYU, Columbia, and the University of Michigan. He has read his poetry at the Library of Congress and at many universities and colleges throughout the country.
Born in Forest Hills, New York, in 1939, Dunn earned his bachelor of arts in history from Hofstra University in 1962. He attended the New School from 1964 to 1966 and received his master of arts in creative writing from Syracuse University in 1970.
In addition to his books, his work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Georgia Review, and the American Poetry Review, to name just a few.
Penn State Altoona initiated the Meling Award in 2006 to honor the memory of its longtime associate dean for Academic Affairs, who passed away in 2005. The award is intended to memorialize Meling's love of literature and language and his unwavering support as an administrator for the development of Penn State Altoona's faculty as scholars and artists.