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Community Day 2011 set for Sun., Oct. 2

9/16/2011 —

Penn State Hazleton's annual Community Day, a celebration of the relationship between campus and the Greater Hazleton community, will run from 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2, at the campus. Sponsored by the Penn State Hazleton Council, the campus advisory board, Community Day is free and all are invited to attend. The event will be held rain or shine, with most outdoor venues moved indoors in inclement weather.

Community Day is designed to showcase the resources of the campus and the university, as well as the talents of the area community members and campus students, faculty and staff. The event features entertainment and fun, historical and educational components, and food and refreshments. Annual favorites of the event include horse-drawn wagon rides around the picturesque campus, interactive “Education Stations” with Penn State Hazleton faculty and friends, THON basket raffle to benefit children with cancer at Penn State's Children's Hospital, and hand-dipped University Creamery ice cream.

Special events included in Community Day 2011 include:

  • Jack Palance Art Exhibit and Sale
  • Alumni Open House
  • Slusser/Bayzick Building Rededication
  • Book reading and signing of "Nittany Lion™ Has the Hiccups" by Denise L. Kaminsky '73
  • Performance by alumni rock band Hoozya Daddy

Schedule of events: View PDF 


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