Blue and White Days

Apr 20, 2013 11:00AM

Blue and White Days

 

Come back to Penn State Abington (just for fun)!


 

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Take a walk down memory lane

All day
Lares Building

 

On display will be some of your favorite times captured in photos, yearbooks, newsletters, etc.  Don’t forget your alumni goody bag!

 

 

 

Food Festival: A Taste of Our Community

noon

Sutherland Plaza

The culinary world in Greater Philadelphia is very diverse indeed. Experience what Philadelphia has to offer and join us for this first-time ever food festival on campus. Try all the gastronomic pleasures, and then vote for your “Best Of.” Participating restaurants include Lee’s Hoagie House, Buffalo Wild Wings, Bravo, and so many more. This is a can’t-miss event for your taste buds!



 

childrens activities

Children’s Activities

1pm - 4pm

Duck Pond
Fun for the little ones! Enjoy face painting, our favorite clowns, pictures with the Nittany Lion, moon bouncing, and the fantastic Live Balloons Party Entertainment, brought to you by alumnus Eric Weinstein ’97... and much more!

 

 

Coffee with the Coaches and New Athletic Director

11am

108 Lares

Interested in learning what Penn State Abington athletics is all about? Meet our coaches and new athletic director and learn more about what it means to be a student-athlete at Abington. Reflect back on your days as a student-athlete and check out the various historical sports items on display. Kids can also experience life as an athlete with fun games to play. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

 


 

tennisNCAA Div III Men's and women’s tennis

11am

Tennis courts

Penn State Abington vs Penn State Berks


 

Meet and Greet the Chancellor and Associate Dean

1pm

Solarium, Sutherland Building Penn State Abington
Dr. Karen Wiley Sandler, chancellor of Penn State Abington, and Associate Dean Dr. Norah Shultz, will provide important updates and happenings on the campus including the state of the college, facilities and new degrees heading our way! A helpful Q&A session will follow Dr. Sandler’s presentation.

 


 

Bertha Lear

All Day: Bertha Lear Art Exhibit

Woodland Building
Enjoy student artwork created in Abington’s art studios at an exhibition that honors the memory of artist Bertha Lear.

Prizes are awarded for best work in various media categories, including The Bertha Lear Purchase Award for Best in Show which earns a spot in Penn State Abington’s permanent art collection.


 

Alumni vs current student soccer game

noon

Intramural fields

Summon your Penn State pride this alumni weekend to support student athletics! All former athletes, current athletes, and Penn State sports fans are invited to the Alumni vs. Student soccer game. See who takes home the bragging rights! ‘Ballpark food’— hotdogs, snacks, soft drinks, etc.—will be sold on the field.

 

cheerleaders

 

The Amazing Abington Race!

1pm

Outdoor Amphitheater, Fee:  $5 per person

Form an alliance and fan out across campus to complete a secret mission! We provide a handheld GPS and guidance from experienced geocachers. Newbies and veteran geocachers will find enjoy the challenge!

 

Robotics Presentation

1pm

Woodland Lobby
Learn how robots are used in all industries, including in the classroom, to encourage hands-on learning.

 

Ice Cream and Chocolate Tasting

1pm

Woodland Lobby
Who doesn’t love ice cream or chocolate? Treat yourself at our tasting in the Woodland Lobby, and learn a little bit about how each of these popular indulgences is created.

 

Engineering of Pretzels

1pm. 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

Woodland Cafe
Ever wonder how a pretzel goes from a ball of dough to a salty knot? Stop by the Woodland Cafe to learn all about how pretzels develop their unique shape, and sample the many different forms of a “pretzel”. Presented by alumnus Joseph Zaleski ’84, president of Reading Bakery Systems (www.readingbakery.com).



 

Mockingbird

Spring Theatre Showcase: To Kill a Mockingbird

8pm

Sutherland Auditorium, fee:  $5 per person

Set in Alabama during The Great Depression, "To Kill a Mockingbird" follows the journey of Jem and Scout Finch, whose father has been appointed to defend Tom Robinson, a black man framed for a crime he didn’t commit.

 

Join us as our theater students showcase a performance that will leave you breathless!

 



 

 


Entry fee: $10 for adults, $5 for children under the age of 12 (Lunch and some activities additional, please see prices above.)

Antonella Triforo-DePrince
Antonella Triforo-DePrince
215-881-7611