PAWS the TEXTING

Oct 14, 2014 12:20PM - 1:30PM
Building: Lares
Room: 108 Lubert Commons

Michelle Forney is a professional speaker and advocate for cell free driving. On November, 25 2008 her daughter, Erica, was struck by a vehicle while riding her bike home from school. Erica died two days later.  Because of her daughter’s death, Michelle has started a non-profit organization called Focus Driven Advocates For Cell Free Driving. Forney’s goal is to bring awareness to the issue of distracted driving.

 

One call or text is not worth a life.

THON Pie in the Face

Sep 29, 2014 10:00AM - 3:00PM

At Pie in the Face, we put the FUN in FUNdraising! We set up whipped cream pies and boards and people will put their faces in the holes in the boards and get PIED! It's $1 to throw a pie and $5 to walk-up and pie someone in the face. 100% of the money raised will go to the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Medical Center which helps children fight cancer!

 

The event will take place at the Lares Lawn (next to Sutherland Circle).

We will see you there!

 


 

"What the Faculty?" Event: Meet Matthew Colaizzo

Sep 17, 2014 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Experience Printmaking at the "What the Faculty?" event brought to you by Penn State Abington's Art Club !

Artist and art faculty member Matthew Colaizzo will be teaching the art of printmaking and showing his personal artwork at 135 Woodland!

CHECK OUT HIS BLOG
www.mcolaizzo.blogspot.com

Penn State Homecoming Game Watch Party!

Sep 27, 2014 12:00PM - 3:00PM

Beaver StadiumPenn State Abington Alumni and Friends invite you to get together with fellow Penn Staters and cheer on your Nittany Lions for the 2014 Homecoming Game vs. Northwestern!

 

Penn State Abington will be hosting this event at the Brickhouse Tavern, located at 2402 Easton Rd, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania 19090.

 

Jill Mensch
Jill Mensch
215-881-7378

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Oct 17, 2014 9:00AM - 2:00PM

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

Located at the Athletics Building - Gym floor

 


 

MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY!
Go to www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: PSU Abington




Area hospital patients are counting on you!
Remember to HYDRATE - Drink lots of water.

Please bring your ID.

Common Read Speaker: Dr. Howard Cohen, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Nov 12, 2014 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Building: Lares
Room: 108 Lubert Commons

Part of our Common Read event series

Dr. Howard Cohen:  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Dr. Cohen is a licensed psychologist who specializes in PTSD in veterans. Learn the history behind PTSD, its scope, symptoms, treatments, and more. Discuss what we might expect in a college population and what can we do to help returning veterans.

 

Common Read Speaker: Kerri Kennedy, American Friends Service Committee

Oct 23, 2014 12:20PM - 1:20PM
Building: Woodland
Room: 112

Part of our Common Read event series

Kerri Kennedy, American Friends Service Committee

Kennedy, Associate General Secretary for International Programs at AFSC, has 18 years of experience managing international development and emergency response programs in areas of conflict and post-conflict environments.



Common Read Documentary: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Oct 21, 2014 12:20PM - 1:20PM
Building: Woodland
Room: 112

Part of our Common Read event series

Pray the Devil Back to Hell

This award-winning documentary chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country.



Common Read Discussion - Telling It Slant: Truth, Memory, and Autobiography

Oct 14, 2014 12:20PM - 1:20PM
Building: Woodland
Room: 112

Part of our Common Read event series

Telling It Slant: Truth, Memory, and Autobiography

Discussion featuring Molly McCloskey, author of Circles Around the Sun: In Search of a Lost Brother, a memoir about her family’s unraveling when her brother developed paranoid schizophrenia. McCloskey, along with associate professor of English Dr. Tom Smith, will consider the significance—and role—of truth in a memoir.

 

Common Read Speaker: Agnes Fallah Kamara-Umunna

Oct 10, 2014 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Building: Woodland
Room: 112

Part of our Common Read event series

Agnes Fallah Kamara-Umunna

Kamara-Umunna is an author and activist from Liberia, who hosted a state-wide program, Straight from the Heart, at a UN-sponsored radio station in Monrovia. She spoke with victims, warlords, government officials and child soldiers, and served as a statement taker for the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

 

Co-sponsored by GADP