For the past five months, blue donation bins holding new and gently used books could be seen in the lobby of Eisenhower Auditorium. The ongoing donations were a part of the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State’s book drive benefitting the Mid-State Literacy Council.
Blue-White Weekend, the Blue-White Science Expo, the Penn State Model Railroad Club spring open house and a student film festival are some of the cultural events taking place at the University from April 21 to 27.
Penn State academic administrators, staff and students will receive Way Paver Awards from the Council of College Multicultural Leadership during a special ceremony held April 5 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Periodically, Penn State will take a look back at news appearing in the Intercom, the University's former faculty and staff newspaper, which has now transitioned into Penn State Today. This week's excerpt looks at March 24, 1977, which included Beaver Stadium's expansion, the naming of Eisenhower Auditorium and the naming of the Walker Building.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) is hosting a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe along with other events commemorating the history of coal mining in Pennsylvania, from 4-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, in the EMS Museum & Art Gallery, ground floor of the Deike Building on the University Park campus. The events are free and open to the public.
The national tour of “Annie,” now in its third year, will come to the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State at 7:30 p.m. April 18 in Eisenhower Auditorium. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of “Annie” is a new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original.