Schedule of Welcome Week Events
In celebration of the fall semester’s commencement, a variety of Welcome Week activities will be held throughout campus. So whether you’re a freshman ready to sample everything Penn State has to offer, or a returning student just looking to get back into the swing of things, be sure to take note of these events, and see if there’s something there for you.
Alumni Hall in the HUB will play host to involvement fairs, running Monday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Stop by to learn how to get involved in student organizations, volunteering opportunities and Greek life. And while you’re at the HUB, you can stop by the poster sale, which will be held all week, to add some color to those monotonous dorm and apartment walls at an affordable price.
Target Late Night
Thursday night from 10:30 pm until 12:30 a.m., Target on Colonnade Blvd will have special extended hours and deals for students. Transportation is free and provided, and buses will depart every 20 minutes from stops at East, West North and Pollock/South Halls. For more information, check out the Facebook event page.
FreshSTART Day of Service
Penn State’s largest day of service will be held Saturday morning. The day is open to all first-year, transfer or change-of-campus students and is a great way to begin involvement with the State College community. For more information, visit the FreshSTART website, or the registration page here.
Residence Area Events
Individual residence area governments will also host events during the week. For residence areas not listed, check out signs around your halls and commons or read Stall Stories for more details.
Save the Memories- Tuesday, August 23 at 6 p.m. in the Warnock Social Lounge.
South Halls Residence Association Bingo- Wednesday, August 24 at 7 p.m. in the Atherton Hall Grandfather Clock Lounge.
Tie Dye Your Own T-Shirt: Monday, August 22 at 6 p.m. on the Quad.
Save the Memories: Tuesday, August 22 at 6 p.m. in the Waring Commons Cultural Lounge.
BINGO: Thursday, August 25 at 6 p.m. in the Waring Commons Study Lounge.
Come out to these events to get acquainted (or reacquainted) with campus!
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With no canning weekends held this year and canvassing eventually suspended as well, this year’s total is a testament to how committed THON volunteers truly are.
Totals aside, congratulations to every organization that volunteered with THON throughout this year to raise more than $10 million for the kids.
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