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!

Sober Thoughts - A Different Kind of College Substance Abuse Training

Sep 18, 2014 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Building: Lares
Room: 108 Lubert Commons

The Health and Wellness Center presents Sober Thoughts, A Different Kind of College Substance Abuse Training with National Speaker, Rob Hackenson!

Topics include:

  • Possible consequences
  • Excuses to use and abuse
  • Perceptions of "What you are suppose to do in college"
  • Negative influences
  • All it takes is 1 bad choice
  • How to avoid making bad choices 

Bus Trip to University Park's Fall Career Days

Sep 16, 2014 7:00AM - 8:00PM
Other Information: 127 Bryce Jordan Center University Park, PA 16802

Career Development is organizing a bus trip from Penn State Abington to University Park for their Fall Career Days on the non-technical, full-time recruiting day. This event is geared toward business jobs.

Ebola Crisis Awareness and Donation Drive

Sep 16, 2014 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Building: Lares
Room: 108 Lubert Commons

The mask only covers so much. It's time to act.

 

The Ebola Crisis Awareness and Donation Drive is presented by Technology for Liberia in collaboration with Pennsylvania State University!

Global Engagement Fair

Sep 16, 2014 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Building: Lares
Room: 108 Lubert Commons

The Global Engagement Fair will feature information about global opportunities for students such as study abroad, global volunteer opportunities in the United States and abroad, the Fulbright Student Program, and a crisis awareness & donation drive for victims of Ebola!

ICA Coffee Hour

Sep 16, 2014 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Building: Lares

International Cultural Alliance (ICA) hosts a Coffee Hour!