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March 2015

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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

Barleyjuice

6:00 - 7:00 pm | Slep Student Center Pond View Lounge

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Port Sky Cafe: St. Patrick's Day

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Drink & Dessert: Chocolate Mint Milkshakes, Guinness Chocolate Cake, Bailey's Brownie Parfait.

Soups: Irish Potato Soup, Steak and Cheddar Beef Soup.

Chef's Table Entrees: Corned Beef, Guinness Shepherd's Pie, Irish Vegetable Casserole.

Chef's Table Sides: Red Skin Potatoes O'Brien, Steamed Cabbage Wedge, Brussel Sprouts with Red Onions

Port Sky Cafe: National Sloppy Joes Day

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Sloppy Joes

International Tea

4:00 - 5:00 pm | Slep Student Center Fireside

Join the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Tea Merchant, Joe Doyle, for an enjoyable cup of tea. We will have a variety of teas and those in attendance will be entered into a drawing for a gift card

Port Sky Cafe: Build Your Own Crazy Sandwich Night

5:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

MTO Sandwich Bar

Port Sky Cafe: Bite Me, I'm Healthy

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Seared Salmon with Black Bean Corn Salsa

Quinoa with Butternut Squash, Spinish and Walnuts

Penn State Altoona: The First 75 Years Gallery Exhibition

3:00 - 5:00 pm | Misciagna Center Sheetz Gallery

The Division of Arts and Humanities’ Sheetz Gallery will feature an exhibition of historical documents to honor the 75th Anniversary of the Penn State Altoona campus. This exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will run from March 19, 2015 until April 5, 2015. A reception will be held from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 19, 2015, in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center.

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

Kjell Meling Award for Distinction in the Arts and Humanities: Steve Sherrill

7:00 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Allegheny Ukulele Soiree

11:00 am - 9:00 pm | Misciagna Center

A full day of ukulele fun. Concerts, workshops, jam sessions, and much more. Open to the public. And beginners are more than welcome.

More information at http://soiree.alleghenyukes.com

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

Seminar: Dr. Carroll Osgood

6:00 - 7:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103

"Future Frontiers in Brain Research, Seminar by Dr. Osgood, Neurosurgeoun at UPMC

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

Port Sky Cafe: Cauliflower is Cool

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Curried Cauliflower Salad
Cauliflower Vegetable Alfredo Sauce

Holtzinger Building Lab Tours

12:00 noon - 2:00 pm | Holtzinger Engineering Building 107

Tour the labs of Drs. LaDage and DePasquale and see what neuroscientists do.

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

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

Port Sky Cafe: Wizards

4:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Demo: Beef and Guinness Stew- Bread bowl, Batter Fried Fish, Fresh Cut French Fries.

Chef's Table: Roasted Chicken Drumsticks, Seafood Bouillabaisse, Vegetable Bean Goulash with Dumplings.

Sides: Onion Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Golden Chicken Gravy, Mahed Parsnips, Honey Glazed Carrots, Gillyweed Salad.

Grill: Paddington Sliders

Desserts:
Butter Beer, Strawberry Trifle, Pumpkin Pasties, Chocolate Frogs, Cockroach Clusters, Licorice Wands, Acid Pops, Treacle Fudge.

Neuroscience Graduate students from UP

6:00 pm - 7:30 am | Misciagna Center 101-103

Five neuroscience graduate students will be giving short presentations on their research. Stay afterward and ask questions about graduate school, neuroscience, and UP!

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

Port Sky Cafe: Stealth Health

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Chipotle Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini

Red Beans & Rice

Biology Students vs. Faculty Jeopardy

6:00 - 7:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 134

Come see if biology students can outwit their professors in Jeopardy!

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

Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

7:30 pm | Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Seminar: Dr. Timothy Roth

5:00 - 6:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103

"The adaptive specialization of the brain: Examining variation in the neurological factors influencing complex behaviors", Dr. Timothy Roth, Franklin & Marshall Colege

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

Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Brain Awareness Week Kids' Day

9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Hawthorn Building First floor

Come learn about the brain! Kids age 6-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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

Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

2:00 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

2:00 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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April 2015

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Port Sky Cafe: Potato Mania

5:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

MTO Potato Mania Bar

Simulcast of Earvin "Magic" Johnson's Shaping the Future Summit, The Power of Money Talk

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 150

More information at http://futuresummit.psu.edu

Classical Music Project presents Eighth Blackbird

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

The Classical Music Project will present an short evening concert with the new music ensemble eight blackbird. The project is supported by the Center for Performing Arts at University Park. The event is free the open to the public.

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

Port Sky Cafe: National PB&J Day

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

PB&J Bar

Piano Recital: Tim Melbinger

7:30 - 9:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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

Port Sky Cafe: Curry/ Italian

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Panang Tofu Curry
Curry Chicken
Tikka Masala Flank Steak Sandwich
Basmati Rice
Vegetable Pakora
Tamarind Chutney

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

Taikoza

6:00 - 7:00 pm | Slep Student Center Pond View Lounge

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International Tea

4:00 - 5:00 pm | Slep Student Center Fireside

Join the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Tea Merchant, Joe Doyle, for an enjoyable cup of tea. We will have a variety of teas and those in attendance will be entered into a drawing for a gift card

Port Sky Cafe: Nana's Country Cookin'

4:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Fried Chicken
Honey Mustard Grilled Pork Chops
Ham and Scalloped Potatoes
Chicken Dumplings

Cheesy Grits
Parsley Red Potatoes
Biscuits with Honey Butter
Escalloped Apples
Whole Kernel Corn

History Encampment

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

Jazz Concert - featuring Carl Schultz and Low and Outside

7:30 pm - 9:30 am | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

ALTOONA –Penn State Altoona Division of Arts and Humanities will present a free jazz concert on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. with Carl Schultz, Penn State Altoona’s Emerging Artist in Residence. This concert will be the premier of a new collection of Schultz’s compositions and also feature a set of classic selections from the 1960s Blue Note catalogue.

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

Integrative Arts Senior Project - Recital by Debi Hirschbiel

2:00 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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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

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

Port Sky Cafe: Vegetarian Upscale

5:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Seasonal Vegetable Nepoleon

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!

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

Altoona Curve Game

1:00 pm | PNG Field, Altoona

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

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

Integrative Arts Senior Project - by Danielle Johnson

12:00 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

A common hour presentation by dance senior artist Danielle Johnson. Free and open to the public.

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

Port Sky Cafe: Hot Dog It's Almost Over!

5:00 - 8:00 pm

Pittsburg Dog
South of the Border
Hot Dog Bar with Toppings
Southwestern Fries
Deep Fried Oreos

Carmina Burana - a musical presentation directed by Dr. Bonnie Cutsforth Huber and KT Huckabee

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Carmina Burana is a selection of medieval poems set to music by Carl Orff. The poetry addresses love, springtime, and drunkenness and debauchery. Actors/movers will be involved in physical movement and characterization to bring the poetry to life surrounded by the choral sound of Ivyside Pride. Tickets are $5 for Penn State Altoona Students. $7 regular admission. Under 12 is free.

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

Carmina Burana - a musical presentation directed by Dr. Bonnie Cutsforth Huber and KT Huckabee

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Carmina Burana is a selection of medieval poems set to music by Carl Orff. The poetry addresses love, springtime, and drunkenness and debauchery. Actors/movers will be involved in physical movement and characterization to bring the poetry to life surrounded by the choral sound of Ivyside Pride. Tickets are $5 for Penn State Altoona Students. $7 regular admission. Under 12 is free.

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

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

Port Sky Cafe: Mad About Mangos

5:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Mango Shrimp Suchi Roll
Mango, Banana, Berries, Yogurt Parfait
Boneless Wings

Ivyside Dance Ensemble

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Dance Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 30. and May 1 in the Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are $5 for Penn State Altoona students and $7 for general admission. Children younger than 12 are admitted free.

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

May 2015

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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

Ivyside Dance Ensemble

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Dance Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 30. and May 1 in the Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are $5 for Penn State Altoona students and $7 for general admission. Children younger than 12 are admitted free.

University Choir and University Jazz

2:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Penn State Altoona's University Choir and University Jazz Band will perform Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. in the Paul R. and Margery Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. The event is free and open to the public.

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

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

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

Integrative Arts Senior Project: Concert by Taylor Swick

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

A concert of original music by senior Taylor Swick. The event is free and open to the public.

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

Penn State Altoona Commencement

10:00 am | Jaffa Shrine, Altoona

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

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