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December 2014

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Last Day of Hanukkah

Christmas

Kwanzaa Begins

January 2015

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New Year's Day

Intent to Graduate Activation Period

Ends 1/26/15

Men's Basketball vs. Geneva College

6:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

FAR Forum Workshop

2:00 - 3:30 pm | Port Sky Cafe Mountain View Room

The Senior Associate Dean and Division Heads will be hosting a Faculty Annual Review Seminar. This workshop will review the completion of the Faculty Activity Report, as well as the nature of the review process.

Women's Basketball vs. Mount Aloysius College

6:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's Basketball vs. Mount Aloysius College

8:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Alumni Society Annual Board Retreat Weekend: Committee Meetings

Kazmaier Family Building

Leave of Absence Deadline

Alumni Society Annual Board Retreat Weekend

Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Women's Basketball vs. Pitt-Bradford

1:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's Basketball vs. Pitt-Bradford

3:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Arrival of Residence Hall Students

Registration Deadline (only available on eLion)

Women's Basketball vs. Hilbert College

1:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's Basketball vs. Hilbert College

3:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Classes Begin

Women's Basketball at Franciscan University

6:00 pm | Steubenville, OH

Men's Basketball at Franciscan University

8:00 pm | Steubenville, OH

Men's and Women's Swimming vs. Gallaudet University and York College

6:00 pm | York, PA

Women's Bowling vs. Pitt-Bradford, Medaille College, and Mount Aloysius College

12:00 pm | Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

Women's Basketball at D'Youville College

1:00 pm | Buffalo, NY

Men's Basketball at D'Youville College

3:00 pm | Buffalo, NY

Wintervention

6:00 - 11:30 pm | Altoona Heritage Discovery Center

It's a wintervention! A social event for Penn State alumni and members of the community that kicks off Winter Plunge Week 2015. Full details will be available in early fall.

More information at http://altoona/psu.edu/winterplunge

Women's Bowling vs. Pitt-Bradford, Medaille College, and Mount Aloysius College

9:00 am | Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

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!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes

Women's Basketball at Thiel College

6:00 pm | Greenville, PA

Faculty Lecture Series: Wopsononock and Ivyside History

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 150

Presented by Elaine Conrad.

Bring a brown bag lunch!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

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.

80s Movie Marathon

Port Sky Cafe

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

Regular Drop Deadline

Entrepreneur In Residence

9:00 am - 1:00 pm | Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Room 107

This program provides students with the opportunity to meet with Mr. Bill Thompson, III of Thompson Pharmacy and get immediate feedback on their business ventures or entrepreneurial career goals and aspirations.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/sheetz/eir.php

Entrepreneur in Residence: Bill Thompson

9:00 am - 1:05 pm | Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Room 107

This program provides students with the opportunity to meet with Bill Thompson, III, Owner/President, Thompson Pharmacy, and get immediate feedback on their business ventures or entrepreneurial career goals and aspirations.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/sheetz/eir.php

Late Drop Begins

Regular Add Deadline (8 a.m.)

Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Filing Period

Ends 2/2/15

Chancellor's Chat

2:00 - 3:00 pm | Smith Building E104

Chancellor's Chat

2:00 - 3:00 pm | Smith Building E104

Women's Basketball vs. La Roche College

6:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's Basketball vs. La Roche College

8:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Late Registration Begins

Women's Bowling at the Kutztown University Invitational

10:00 am | Hiester Lanes - Reading, PA

Entrepreneur in Residence: Craig Laday

12:00 noon - 4:05 pm | Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Room 107

This program provides students with the opportunity to meet with Mr. Craig Laday, Private Wealth Manager with Ameriserve and get immediate feedback on their business ventures or entrepreneurial career goals and aspirations.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/sheetz/eir.php

Women's Bowling at the Kutztown University Invitational

8:45 am | Hiester Lanes - Reading, PA

Men's Volleyball vs. Eastern Mennonite University and Penn State Behrend

11:00 am | Adler Athletic Complex

Third Annual Winter Plunge

11:00 am - 2:30 pm | Canoe Creek State Park

We're freezin' for a reason! Join us as we raise funds for THON and student scholarships. Check out the Winter Plunge at altoona.psu.edu/winterplunge.

More information at http://altoona.psu.edu/winterplunge

Women's Basketball at Medaille College

1:00 pm | Buffalo, NY

Men's Basketball at Medaille College

3:00 pm | Buffalo, NY

Women's Bowling at the Kutztown University Invitational

8:00 am | Hiester Lanes - Reading, PA

Blood Drive benefiting American Red Cross and Thon

10:30 am - 4:00 pm | Slep Student Center

>> more info

Women's Basketball vs. Frostburg State University

7:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Women's Basketball vs. Pitt-Greensburg

6:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's Basketball vs. Pitt-Greensburg

8:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Women's Bowling at the Saint Francis University Red Flash Invitational

10:00 am | Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

Men's Swimming at Wells College

5:00 pm | Aurora, NY

Men's Volleyball at the Thiel College Tournament

Greenville, PA

Women's Bowling at the Saint Francis University Red Flash Invitational

8:30 am | Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

Women's Basketball vs. Penn State Behrend

1:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Women's Swimming vs. Chatham University and Franciscan University

1:00 pm | Chatham University - Pittsburgh, PA

Men's Basketball vs. Penn State Behrend

3:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

February 2015

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Men's Volleyball at the Thiel College Tournament

Greenville, PA

Women's Bowling at the Saint Francis University Red Flash Invitational

8:30 am | Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

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!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Faculty Senate Executive Meeting

12:15 - 1:05 pm | Hawthorn Building 132

Blood Drive benefiting American Red Cross and Thon

10:30 am - 4:00 pm | Slep Student Center

>> more info

Women's Basketball at Mount Aloysius College

6:00 pm | Cresson, PA

Men's Basketball at Mount Aloysius College

8:00 pm | Cresson, PA

Last Day to Complete Registration

Math Counts Competition

8:00 am - 5:00 pm | Hawthorn Building
(Facilities Rental - Not a Penn State Altoona event)

AMCC Women's Bowling Championships

12:00 pm | Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

Women's Basketball at Pitt-Bradford

1:00 pm | Bradford, PA

Men's Basketball at Pitt-Bradford

3:00 pm | Bradford, PA

AMCC Women's Bowling Championships

9:00 am | Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

Men's Volleyball at Penn State Behrend

2:00 pm | Erie, PA

Cancellation Date for Incomplete Registration

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.

Men's and Women's Swimming at the AMCC Championships

at Grove City College

Video Game Theme Event

Port Sky Café

Women's Basketball vs. Franciscan University

6:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's Basketball vs. Franciscan University

8:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's and Women's Swimming at the AMCC Championships

at Grove City College

Executive Committee Meeting: Arts and Humanities

12:10 pm | Misciagna Center 101

Men's and Women's Swimming at the AMCC Championships

at Grove City College

Entrepreneur In Residence

8:00 am - 12:00 pm | Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Room 107

This program provides students with the opportunity to meet with Mr. Tim Sissler and get immediate feedback on their business ventures or entrepreneurial career goals and aspirations.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/sheetz/eir.php

Men's and Women's Swimming at the AMCC Championships

at Grove City College

Men's Volleyball vs. Keuka College and Lancaster Bible College

Lancaster, PA

Valentine's Day

Baseball at Eastern Mennonite University

1:00 pm | Harrisonburg, VA

Women's Basketball vs. D'Youville College

1:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's Basketball vs. D'Youville College

3:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

African American Read-In Community Dinner Program

Port Sky Cafe

Contact mbs12@psu.edu for more information

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/aareadin/index.php

Final Exam Conflict Filing Period

Ends 3/6/15

Sonia Sanchez: Poetry Reading

Misciagna Center

contact mbs12@psu.edu for information

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/aareadin/index.php

Faculty Senate Meeting

12:15 - 1:30 pm | Eve Chapel Sanctuary

Hard Freight Cafe

7:00 pm | Misciagna Center Titelman Study

Division Meeting: Arts and Humanities

12:10 pm | Port Sky Cafe Mountain View Room

STAR Series - Tom Liszka

12:10 - 1:00 pm | Slep Student Center Fireside Lounge

>> more info

Men's Volleyball vs. University of Charleston

7:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's Volleyball at SUNY Polytechnic

7:00 pm | Utica, NY

Penn State Altoona Women's Bowling Invitational

9:00 am | Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

Women's Basketball at Hilbert College

1:00 pm | Hamburg, NY

Men's Volleyball vs. Wells College

2:00 pm | at SUNY Polytechnic - Utica, NY

Men's Basketball at Hilbert College

3:00 pm | Hamburg, NY

Penn State Altoona Women's Bowling Invitational

9:00 am | Holiday Bowl - Altoona, PA

Baseball at the University of Mary Washington

12:00 pm | Fredericksburg, VA

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!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Division Meeting: Mathematics and Natural Sciences

12:10 - 1:10 pm | Port Sky Cafe Mountain View Room

Chancellor's Chat

2:00 - 3:00 pm | Smith Building E104

March 2015

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Baseball at Shenandoah University

1:00 pm | Winchester, VA

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!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Faculty Senate Executive Meeting

12:15 - 1:05 pm | Hawthorn Building 132

Executive Committee Meeting: Arts and Humanities

12:10 pm | Misciagna Center 101

Men's Volleyball NEAC Crossover Weekend #3

4:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Men's Volleyball NEAC Crossover Weekend #3

9:00 am | Adler Athletic Complex

Softball at Methodist University

1:00 pm | Fayetteville, NC

Softball at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic

Myrtle Beach, SC

Spring Break - No Classes

Ends 3/14/15

Softball at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic

Myrtle Beach, SC

Softball at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic

Myrtle Beach, SC

Softball at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic

Myrtle Beach, SC

South Central Landscape and Turf Conference

8:00 am - 4:30 pm | Misciagna Center
(Facilities Rental - Not a Penn State Altoona event)

Softball at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic

Myrtle Beach, SC

Men's Volleyball vs. Keuka College and Lancaster Bible College

5:00 pm | Keuka Park, NY

Film Series: Sneakers (1992)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

Computer hackers discover the ultimate government secret. Wear sneakers to win the DVD!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Saint Patrick's Day

Softball at Saint Vincent College

3:00 pm | Latrobe, PA

Men's Volleyball vs. Juniata College

7:00 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

Division Meeting: Arts and Humanities

12:10 pm | Port Sky Cafe Mountain View Room

Men's Volleyball vs. SUNY Polytechnic

8:00 pm | at Lancaster Bible College - Lancaster, PA

Men's Volleyball vs. Wells College

3:00 pm | at Lancaster Bible College - Lancaster, PA

Film Series: Pleasantville (1998)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

Two modern teens are transported to a 1950s sitcom. Bring a TV remote to win the DVD!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Faculty Senate Meeting

12:15 - 1:30 pm | Eve Chapel Sanctuary

Harry Potter Dinner

Port Sky Café

Celebrate the millennium with a Harry Potter Dinner at Port Sky Café

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Millenium Day: Campus-Wide Decade Celebration

Faculty and Staff:
Y2K fever! The birth of reality TV. Social Media. Celebrate the 2000s and decorate your office and dress up with your favorite trend from the past 15 years.

The office with the best millennium spirit will be eligible for prizes.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Baseball at La Roche College

1:00 pm | Pittsburgh, PA

Softball vs. Franciscan University

3:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Division Meeting: Mathematics and Natural Sciences

12:10 - 1:10 pm | Port Sky Cafe Mountain View Room

Chancellor's Chat

2:00 - 3:00 pm | Smith Building E104

Softball vs. Juniata College

3:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Men's Volleyball vs. D'Youville College and Medaille College

at Medaille College - Buffalo, NY

Baseball vs. Medaille College

1:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Men's Volleyball vs. Hilbert College

at Medaille College - Buffalo, NY

Softball vs. Hilbert College

1:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Baseball vs. Pitt-Greensburg

1:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

April 2015

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Entrepreneur In Residence

8:00 am - 12:00 pm | Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Room 107

This program provides students with the opportunity to meet with Dr. Brett Fye, of Altoona Chiropractic Life Center, and get immediate feedback on their business ventures or entrepreneurial career goals and aspirations.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/sheetz/eir.php

Baseball at Penn State Behrend

1:00 pm | Erie, PA

Softball vs. Penn State Behrend

1:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Baseball at Penn State Harrisburg

1:00 pm | Harrisburg, PA

Faculty Lecture Series: Evolution of the Death Penalty in America

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103

Presented by Dr. Amanda K. Cox, assistant professor of criminal justice.

Bring a brown bag lunch!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Faculty Senate Executive Meeting

12:15 - 1:05 pm | Hawthorn Building 132

Baseball at Juniata College

1:00 pm | Huntingdon, PA

Softball at Pitt-Greensburg

3:00 pm | Greensburg, PA

Executive Committee Meeting: Arts and Humanities

12:10 pm | Misciagna Center 101

Declare Minor Deadline for spring 2015 graduates

Late Drop Deadline

History Encampment

10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Grounds Outside Hawthorn Building

Baseball vs. Pitt-Bradford

1:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Softball at Pitt-Bradford

1:00 pm | Bradford, PA

Baseball at Frostburg State University

1:00 pm | Frostburg, MD

Film Series: 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

A poor rancher escorts a condemned outlaw to prison. Wear a watch to win the book!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Softball vs. La Roche College

3:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Future Day: Campus-Wide Decade Celebration

Faculty and Staff:
What do you think will be trends of the future? Get creative and decorate your office and dress with your personal take the future.

The office with the best spirit of the future will be eligible for prizes.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Mini Food Show

Port Sky Café

What will be the food of the future? Stop by Port Sky Café to get a glimpse of what we’ll be eating in years to come.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Division Meeting: Arts and Humanities

12:10 pm | Port Sky Cafe Mountain View Room

STAR Series - Roselyn Costantino

12:10 - 1:00 pm | Eve Chapel Sanctuary

>> more info

Softball vs. Westminster College

3:30 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair

9:00 am - 1:00 pm | Hawthorn and Misciagna

Honors Program-Sponsored Extravaganza of Student Research and Creative Activities.

Monetary Awards for Students!

Baseball vs. Hilbert College

1:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Softball at Medaille College

1:00 pm | Buffalo, NY

Altoona Curve Game

1:00 pm | PNG Field, Altoona

Head to PNG Field for a Curve game, celebrating our 75th anniversary.

Baseball vs. Saint Vincent College

1:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Film Series: The Majestic (2001)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

An amnesic Hollywood screenwriter is mistaken for a hero. Win TCM Classic Movies Trivia!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Faculty Senate Meeting

12:15 - 1:05 pm | Eve Chapel Sanctuary

Baseball at Mount Aloysius College

1:00 pm | Cresson, PA

Softball vs. Mount Aloysius College

3:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Division Meeting: Mathematics and Natural Sciences

12:10 - 1:10 pm | Port Sky Cafe Mountain View Room

Baseball at D'Youville College

1:00 pm | Buffalo, NY

Softball at D'Youville College

1:00 pm | Buffalo, NY

Baseball vs. Hood College

1:00 pm | Stewart Athletic Field

Film Series: Secretariat (2010)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

The story of the famous race horse and the Triple Crown. Bring a coin to win the DVD!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Chancellor's Chat

2:00 - 3:00 pm | Smith Building E104

May 2015

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Classes End

Withdrawal Deadline

Penn State Altoona Business & Engineering Student Showcase

8:45 am - 2:30 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

See firsthand how Penn State Altoona students are using knowledge from the classroom to enhance many Blair County organizations' operations, products, and services. Students will make presentations in the areas of business, electro-mechanical engineering technology, and security and risk analysis.

Stop in for presentations as your schedule permits. There is a Networking lunch for students, faculty, business and community members at noon. There is no cost to attend. Please RSVP to JAP24@psu.edu.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/studentshowcase

Alumni Society Board Meeting Weekend: Committee Meetings

10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Kazmaier Family Building

Study Days

Ends 5/3/15

Alumni Society Board Meeting Weekend: Committee Meetings

8:00 - 10:00 am | Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Alumni Society Board Meeting Weekend: Board of Directors Meeting

10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Film Series: The Monuments Men (2014)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

Art experts try to save priceless treasures from the Nazis. Bring a copy of your favorite work of art to win the book!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Final Exams

Ends 5/7/15

Faculty Lecture Series: Transformations in Nursing

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103

Presented by Ms. Lori Smith, instructor in nursing.

Bring a brown bag lunch!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

University Park Commencement

Ends 5/10/15

Penn State Altoona Commencement

10:00 am | Jaffa Shrine, Altoona

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/commencement

June 2015

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Family Services 5K Race

6:00 - 11:00 am
(Facilities Rental - Not a Penn State Altoona event)

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