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

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Telling It Slant: Truth, Memory, and Autobiography

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

 

Common Read Speaker: Derreck Kayongo

Sep 23, 2014 12:20PM - 1:20PM
Building: Lares
Room: 108 Lubert Commons

Part of our Common Read event series

Derreck Kayongo: From Homeless Refugee to Living the American Dream
Kayongo and his family fled a civil war in Uganda and settled in the U.S. when he was just 10 years old. Now a successful entrepreneur, Kayongo is a renowned expert in environmental sustainability and global health.

 

 



About the Common Read Program
Common Read is designed to provide a shared experience among new students and to encourage intellectual engagement within and beyond the classroom.

Meet and Greet: LGBTQA

Oct 30, 2014 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Building: Lares
Room: Banquet Room

Meet your faculty and staff throughout the semester to learn, grow, create dialogue, and build connections outside of the classroom!


Light Refreshments will be served for all Faculty, Staff, and Students at the Meet and Greet: LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Ally)!


Presented by the Office of Intercultural Affairs

Community Service Involvement Fair

Sep 22, 2014 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Building: Lares
Room: 108 Lubert Commons

Want to get involved with the community?

 

Penn State Abington's Community Outreach Workers (COW) invited various volunteering organizations to come to our campus and talk to our student body. Representatives will have plenty of information, including brochures and business cards. Stop by to learn more!

Crafting For Kids

Sep 19, 2014 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Building: Lares
Room: 108 Lubert Commons

Come join Community Outreach Workers (COW) and make survivor bracelets for kids with pediatric cancer and cancer awareness bracelets. The bracelets will be made from colorful paracord and in all different sizes. COW will also be making keychains out of gimp!

 

No experience or skills required to make the bracelets so anyone can come and join!