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November

three members of the Jost ProjectTuesday, November 4
Tony Miceli Trio and the Paul Jost Project

Listen to some great jazz from these world-renowned artists.
4 p.m., Main 101

    

 

Rad logoNovember 8 & 22
R.A.D. Rape Aggression Defense Training Program

R.A.D. is a comprehensive program for women that is taught by a nationally certified R.A.D. instructor. The program aims to teach techniques, tactics, awareness, and risk-reduction that can aid in self defense. This program is free for Penn State Brandywine students.
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Auxiliary Gym

Monday, November 10
Faculty Forum

Assistant Professor of Biology Mick Yoder will present "Shaping the Vertebrate Embryo, Lessons from the Frog" and Assistant Professor of Accounting Karen McDougal will present "International Diversification and Auditor Reporting."
12:30 p.m., Main 113

November 10-14 is Unity Week to celebrate our diversity!
Monday, November 10: Star Party, 12:30 p.m., Lion's Den
Tuesday, November 11: Veteran's Luncheon: Guest speaker Damien Melendez, Brandywine senior and verteran. 11:30 a.m., Tomezsko Lounge.
Wednesday, November 12: 100 Days 'till THON: Celebrate 100 days till THON with a kick-off event. 12:30 p.m., Lion's Den. "The Dark Side of Chocolate" documentary, 12:30 p.m., Tomezsko. Diversity Showcase Coffeehouse and talent show, 4 p.m., Lion's Den.
Thursday, November 13: Snacks Around the World, 11:30 a.m., Tomezsko Lounge.

Monday, November 17
SGA Smoking Open Forum

Open forum regarding Penn State Brandywine's smoking policy.
12:30 p.m., Main 101

Wednesday, November 19
Alumni Networking Event

Network with alumni and gain valuable tips in professionalism and career development. Business casual required.
12:30 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge

Friday, November 21
A Write-In with the Library and Writing Studio to Celebrate National Novel Writing Month!

Don't worry if you don't plan to write an entire novel; November is a great time to write regardless of word count. Join other students, faculty, staff, and community members for a write-in. You'll find snacks, solidarity with other writers, and writing prompts if you're stuck! Already taking creative writing? Bring your assignment with you. For more information, contact Nina Clements, nuc15@psu.edu in the library.
12:30 p.m., 108 Vairo

 

December

December 3 & 4
Career Services' Winter Wonderland & Resumania

Come visit with Advising and Career Services in our Winter Wonderland. De-stress with some fun winter activities and pizza! Bring your resume for one of our Career Coaches to review and a chance to win a gift card!
Tomezsko Lounge during Common Hour

Saturday December 6

NYC Bus Trip

Enjoy a day in the Big Apple with Student Affairs. The bus will depart from campus at 8 a.m. and will return around 8 p.m. Sign up in the Office of Student Affairs, $5 reserves your space on the bus. This trip is open to current Penn State students.

Wednesday, December 10
Character Workshop

Please join our fictional character workshop, sponsored by Brandywine's literary magazine, Penn in Hand. Come to explore and learn how to construct the ideal character for your short story. Bring your own inspiration or get a little help from your peers to make the best short fiction! The best will be featured in Penn in Hand's 2015 edition. All are welcome! Food and drinks will be provided.
12:30 p.m., 108 Vairo Library

Book Discussion
Our November/December book discussion will take place on Wednesday, December 10 at 3 p.m. in the library conference room (Vairo 201A). We've decided to dive into short stories and will read Lorrie Moore's Birds of America. Published in 1998, it's still considered one of the foremost short story collections in contemporary American writing. For those of you who like to read ahead, our January book is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

David RosenbergFriday, December 19
Commencement

David Rosenberg will be the speaker for Brandywine's December 2014 Commencement ceremony. He is a Penn State alumnus with a bachelor's degree in human development and a graduate of the Howard University School of Law. Rosenberg and his wife, Marjorie, manage a family foundation focusing on children and character development. They have also been significant supporters of Brandywine's Laboratory for Civic and Community Engagement.
10 a.m., Commons Gymnasium

 

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