Student Activities Calendar

Student Activities Calendar

August

Reach Out Fair

August 31, Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Student Union Building, Room 16
Beaver non-profit agencies will connect with students from assigned classes and/or individuals interested in volunteer service learning and internship opportunities. At 10:00 am and 11:00 am agencies will provide brief overviews followed by individual Q&A with students. At 12:30 pm agencies move to the SUB Lodge to promote group volunteer opportunities available at the 

Involvement Fair

August 31, Wednesday 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Student Union Building, Lodge
Sponsored by Student Activities
Interested in getting involved in community service? Not sure which of the student organizations and clubs you may want to join this year? Representatives will be available to answer questions and free food is provided!

September

101 Reasons to Live; PROJECT SEMICOLON!

September 8, Thursday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bistro
Sponsored by Personal Counseling
Recognize World Suicide Prevention Day

PSU @ Pitt Football Game Watch Party

September 10, Saturday 12:00 p.m.
Bistro
Penn State Football travels to Pittsburgh to take on the Pitt Panthers. You won’t want to miss this historic rivalry dating back to 1896. The last time these two teams met was 2000 when Penn State defeated Pitt. The record between the two teams is PSU 50 - PITT 42 with 4 tied games. 

We Care, We Act, We Are

September 14, Wednesday 12:15 p.m.
Stand 4 State - Student Bystander Intervention Event/Penn State University-wide Call to Action Week 
Beaver Team Leaders: Brenda Schultz and BJ Bertges 

Constitution & Register to Vote Day

September 16, Friday 12:00 p.m.
Bistro
Stop by the Bistro to learn about the United States’ Constitution on Constitution Day. Meet the representatives from your Student Government Association. Need to register to vote for the upcoming election?  Don’t worry, you can stop at the table and do that too.

White Water Rafting Trip

September 17, Saturday
$20
Join the Beaver Outdoors Club on their annual Ohiopyle White Water Rafting Trip down the Lower Yough River. Beaver Outdoors Club and Student Activity Fee will be covering the cost of rafting, raft rental, transportation. Students are responsible for additional rentals such as a spray jacket/wetsuit. The 14 available spaces will fill up quickly!  

STD Testing

September 19, Monday 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Ross Administration Building, Room 104 – Health Center
Sponsored by Health Services
Adagio Health will be in the Health Center located in 104 Ross Administration Building (main floor) to provide health screenings and answer questions related to sexual wellness.

Salsa Band & Luncheon 

September 21, Wednesday 12:00 p.m.
Student Union Building, Lodge 
Sponsored by Student Activities
Experience one of the region’s premier salsa bands. Band leader, Noel Quintana, is a percussionist, researcher, educator and avid collector of Latin music. Growing up surrounded by Afro-Caribbean music, Noel studied Afro-Cuban music and fell in love with the sound. There will be a free sampling of Cuban foods available at this great lunch hour event!

National Ice Cream Cone Day

September 22, Thursday  11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bistro
Sponsored by Personal Counseling
Ice cream brings out the kid in all of us. Laughter and smiles are good for one’s emotional health. Join us as we promote positive mental health through smiles and a sweet treat as we celebrate National Ice Cream Cone Day!

Regional PSU Pittsburgh Pirate Baseball Game

September 23, Friday
$20
4:00 p.m. Bus Departs PSU Beaver
5:00 p.m. Tailgate Outside Stadium
7:00 p.m. Game Time 
Don’t miss this fun “Penn State in Pittsburgh” event! The Penn State Dubois, Beaver, Greater Allegheny, Fayette, New Kensington, and Shenango campuses will come together to represent as the Pirates take on the Washington Nationals. Cost includes ticket, tailgate, and T-Shirt. One ticket per student; no refunds. Transportation is provided. Bus leaves campus at 4:00 p.m.

THON – Why We Dance

September 28, Wednesday 12:00 p.m.
Bistro
Have you heard of THON and are not really sure what it’s all about? Come, and join members of the Penn State Beaver THON organization for a showing of the video, “Why We Dance.” If you want to join Penn State Beaver THON, contact Adam Martinez.

Hypnotist Paul Ramsay

September 29, Thursday 9:00 p.m.
Harmony Hall Lobby
Sponsored by Campus Activities Team
The days of clucking like a chicken are over! Hypnotist Paul Ramsay's "Mind Games" breaks the mold of stage hypnotism. Using interactive polling software and remote controls, audience members steer the course of the show by voting on what they want to see happen on stage. It's interactive, original entertainment that transforms average students into a cast of characters before your very eyes! You'll talk about what you see long after the show is over.

Blood Drive

September 30, Friday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Student Union Building, Room 16
Sponsored by Student Government Association
Every unit of blood that’s collected can help to save up to three lives. Each recipient of a blood donation has his/her own story. Someone could be an accident or trauma victim, a cancer patient, a mother giving birth, a premature baby, a transplant recipient, or a candidate for surgery. One donation goes far beyond the patient and its impact may be appreciated by many loved ones as well. 

October

National Depression Screening Day

October 6, Thursday 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Student Union Building, 16
Sponsored by Personal Counseling
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, depression and anxiety are the most widespread mental health issues on college campuses. Take charge of your mental health and get a free, anonymous depression screening.