Wednesday at 11
02/26/14 - Economics Symposium - Hoover 212
Top federal, state and academic economists will engage in a panel discussion on the economic outlook. Panelists include: Paul Flora, senior economic analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Sanjay Paul, associate professor of economics, Elizabethtown College; Gene Barr, President and CEO, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry; Moderator: Jim Shreiner, senior VP, Fulton Financial Corporation
03/12/14 - Advising Connections - Location varies for each
To officially “mark” the transition from the first-year advisor to the major advisor, the Dean’s office is sponsoring an Advising Connections event during the Wednesday at 11:00 hour on March 12. Advisors will meet their new advisees during this hour to officially welcome them to the department. After greeting advisees in assigned rooms, advisors and advisees will proceed to one of the eight central locations where refreshments will be available. For a list of room assignments and refreshment locations, please see the attached list.
03/19/14 - Lecture on Political Science - Gibble Auditorium
Dr. Robert Weissberg, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Illinois, author of Pernicious Tolerance and Bad Students, No Bad Schools, will deliver a lecture titled: "Cutting Tuition While Learning Economics."
03/26/14 - Diversity Promise for Higher Education - Gibble
Dr. Daryl G. Smith, professor of education and psychology at Claremont (Calif.) Graduate University, in partnership with the university and the Association of American Colleges Universities, was the co-principle investigator of a major project with the James Irvine Foundation. Part of the project evaluated the impact of the Campus Diversity Initiative. The six-year $29 million effort involved 28 private colleges and universities in California that were aiming to increase access and success of historically underrepresented students. The initiative aimed to build institutional capacity to develop and evaluate diversity efforts. Her most recent book is "Diversity's Promise for Higher Education: Making it Work."
03/26/14 - Annual Job and Internship Fair - Thompson Gym
04/02/14 - Starting a Career in Writing - Gibble Auditorium
Dustin Paddock '94, a screenwriter for the TV show House, will be discussing his career path, how he got started, what he wished he knew about a career in writing when he graduated, along with advice about alternative options. Mr. Paddock will talk about the types of skills students need to develop to be competitive and what experiences outside of the classroom could help them prepare for a career in writing. The session will close with an opportunity for students to ask questions.
04/09/14 - The Sharing Education Programme: Reconciliation through Sustained, School-Based Intergroup Contact in Northern Ireland - Gibble Auditorium
Dr. Danielle Blaylock, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Shared Education at Queen's University Belfast, and Mark Baker, Programme Manager, will share their research that examines the experiences of pupils attending mixed and separate post-primary schools in Northern Ireland and the relationship between intergroup contract and social attitu des
04/16/14 - 36th Annual Student Awards Ceremony - Musser Auditorium
The Campus Life Council hosts the 36th annual Student Awards Ceremony to recognize and honor students, faculty and staff for their outstanding accomplishments. Awards to be presented include the Distinguished Student Awards, the Points of Distinction Award, the Entrepreneurship Scholarship Award, the Global Servant Leadership Award, the Resident Assistant of the Year Award, the Student Directed Learning Communities Award, the Called to Lead Program Awards, the Environmental Services Employee of the Year Award, the Office of Student Activities Award, the Academic Integrity Committee Award and Student Senate Scholarship Awards.
04/30/14 - Spring Concert - Zug 205
Members of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts present an entertaining hour of music and drama to celebrate the arrival of spring and the end of the semester.