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Salsa Dance Lessons - Every Wednesday
Learn how to salsa! These classes are free for Brandywine students.
6-8 p.m. in the Lion's Den

 

March

Tuesday, March 3
Author and Guest Speaker Zohra Sarwari will present "No, I'm not a terrorist!"
As an orthodox Muslim, Sarwari's passion is to educate others about diversity. Her inspirational speeches motivate dialogue and tolerance towards people of all races, religions and backgrounds.
11:30 a.m., Main 101
1 p.m., Group discussion, Main 113

Monday, March 16
Dyeing to be Happy


Grab your exclusive Happiness Week t-shirt and add some color to your world! Munch some snacks and tie dye your free shirt as we kick-off this exciting week!
12:30 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge

Tuesday, March 17
Happy Hour

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Penn State Brandywine! Play some card games with friends and nibble on happy hour treats. Try the signature mocktails and don't forget to bring your best singing voice because our Happy Hour would not be complete without karoke!
4:00 p.m., Lion's Den

Wednesday, March 18
Doing Happiness w/Matt Glowocki


Matt Glowacki is the owner of three business, has competed on world champion athletic teams and donates his time as a coach and mentor. He accomplished all this despite being born with no legs. Come hear Matt's amazing story about doing happiness regardless of your life situation.
12:30 p.m., 103 Tomezsko

Thursday, March 19
The Happy Fair

A healthy body is a happy body! Grab a delicious healthy lunch, get pampered with a quick massage, and learn about ways to keep your body happy!
11:30 a.m., Tomezsko Lounge

Friday, March 20
The Art of YOLO: Chasing Happiness

Seeking Happiness? Are money and the Rat Race the way to satisfaction? Join us for an enlightening discussion over lunch on happiness and how we can achieve it. Space is limited so reserve your spot today- sign up in Student Affairs. This event is sponsored by Counseling Services.
12:30 p.m., RSVP Required

Book Group Discussion
Join us for a discussion on the book Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel.
12:30 p.m., 201A Vairo

Tuesday, March 24
Etiquette Lunch

Join us a Business Etiquette Lunch with etiquette coach, Gail Madison of the Madison School of Etiquette and Protocol. Learn the do's and dont's of a business lunch while enjoying a three-course meal! To reserve your spot, sign-up in the Office of Student Affairs.
11:30 am, 113 Main

Wednesday, March 25
Career Day
Business, Communications, and STEM Career Day


12:30-2:30 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge 

Internship Specific Event

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Networking with Employers 

1:30-2:15 p.m.
Q & A Panel with Employers

Pre-Registration is required. Contact Advising and Career Services, Main 104

Informational Meeting with Adviser's from the College of Agriculture
A team of advisers from the College of Agriculture will be on campus to provide information and answer questions for students interested in the AG major, focusing on people transitioning to University Park in the fall.
 Pizza will be provided.
12:30 p.m., 113 Main
 

Thursday, March 26
SCORE (Service Corps. of Retired Business Executives) Panel Session

Interested in starting a new business (but have no idea how)? Would you like to know what it's really like to work in the corporate world? Interested in learning about current business challenges and opportunities in our local area?
Four very experienced local business professionals will answer your business questions. Through SCORE, individuals with significant business experience volunteer their time to the community to help businesses and individuals considering starting a business. Their free help includes topics such as: how to finance a business, how to create a business plan, how to assess market viability of an idea, how to structure a business, how to use social media to promote a business, how to select accounting software, etc.
11:30 am, Tomezsko Lounge

Tuesday, March 31
Community Lunch Series

presented by Counseling Services
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., 201 Tomezsko Building
Must RSVP to Student Affairs, 610-892-1270

“American Ambassadors: The Past, Present and Future of America's Diplomats”
Dennis Jett, former American ambassador to Mozambique and Peru and current professor in the Penn State School of International Affairs, will discuss his book, American Ambassadors: The Past, Present and Future of America's Diplomats. Jett's career in the U.S. Foreign Service spanned 28 years and three different continents. His experience and expertise focuses on international relations, foreign aid administration and American foreign policy.
6 p.m., Main Building, Rm. 113

April

Wednesday, April 8
“Explore the Geometry of Nature”
Jan Reimann, an assistant professor of mathematics at Penn State, will explain and display the many hidden geometric patterns found in nature. Reimann's research spans questions on fractal geometry, computability theory, information theory and the foundations of mathematics and science. His research is funded by the National Science Foundation and has been recognized by an award from the John Templeton Foundation.
6 p.m., Main Building, Rm. 113

Wednesday, April 15
"Bridging the Gap Between Science and Art"

Cameron Conaway is one of Penn State Brandywine's own and his book, Malaria, Poems was named one of National Public Radio's 2014 best books. Conaway is a creative writing instructor at Penn State Brandywine and a former MMA (mixed martial arts) fighter. Conaway will bridge the gap between the topics of science and art.
6 p.m., Main Building Auditorium, Rm. 113

Thursday, April 16
Litapalooza Literary Festival

This year we welcome two poets to the annual campus literary festival, Litapalooza. Come hear poets Jason Irwin and Rachel Simon read their very different poetry. Bring your own creative works and plan to read, recite, chant, narrate, rap, sing, croon, intone, declaim! Or just come to cheer and stomp for our guest readers and your friends. Refreshments will be provided.
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge

Friday, April 17
LGBTQ National Day of Silence

sponsored by Counseling Services
12:30-1:20 p.m., Lion's Den

Tuesday, April 21
Community Lunch Series

presented by Counseling Services
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., 201 Tomezsko Building
Must RSVP to Student Affairs, 610-892-1270

Wednesday, April 22
"The Ever-changing Weather Patterns of the Philadelphia Region"
Jon Nese, former on-air storm analyst at The Weather Channel and current Penn State faculty member in the meteorology department, and Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz, chief meteorologist on Philadelphia's NBC10, will present about the ever-changing weather patterns of the Philadelphia region. The pair wrote The Philadelphia Area Weather Book in 2005. 
6 p.m., Main Building, Rm. 101

Tuesday, April 28
Stress Management for Finals Week

sponsored by Counseling Services
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Lion's Den

 

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