Community Day 2017

Community Day 2017

Saturday, October 14

Noon to 4 p.m.

Celebrating campus and community with great events, activities and fun for the whole family!


Special notes:

  •  Follow the directional signs on campus to parking.
  • A designated lot for special needs parking is available in Lot E. Please follow the signs.

Events at various times:

Noon to 12:45 p.m.
Basketball clinic for kids
Join Penn State Hazleton basketball coaches and players to sharpen your skills. Free basketballs for the first 25 participants!      
Caccese Gymnasium

1 to 3 p.m.
Live radio remote with Magic 93’s Frankie Warren. Giveaways and contests.
Campus Mall
Rain location: Bookstore alcove

1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Performance by Wild Blue Yonders - Penn State Air Force ROTC a capella group
Butler steps
Rain location: inside Graham and Butler

1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Campus Tours – Take a tour of our scenic campus with a student Lion Ambassador.
Campus Mall
Rain location: Graham Lobby

3 to 3:45 p.m.
Live cooking demonstration with Penn State Chef Danielle Ruggiero. Samples for participants.
Graham Lobby

Events from Noon to 4 p.m.

Welcome/Info Center
Information on the campus and Community Day. Register for a free gift!
Campus Mall

Free scoops of Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream
Get a free scoop of chocolate, vanilla or Peachy Paterno. Donations to THON gladly accepted!
Campus Mall
Rain location: Graham Lobby

Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream sale distribution
Pick up pre-ordered half-gallons of ice cream. Proceeds benefit Penn State Hazleton THON.
Physical Education Building parking lot, just off the campus mall.

Grab a quick bite to eat or a drink and support THON! Serving: nachos with various toppings, hamburgers, hot dogs, Caesar wraps, chips and beverages.
Physical Education Building  

Photos with Nittany Lion
Bring your own camera to get photos with Penn State’s famous Nittany Lion mascot.
Campus Mall
Rain location: Butler, upper level

Shop for Penn State apparel or pick up a copy of the children’s Nittany Lion book series by Denise Kaminsky.

Community Exhibit: Pocono Greyhounds
Learn about the mission of this group from caretakers and trainers.
Campus Mall
Rain location: Bookstore entrance

Penn State Master Gardeners
Join the master gardeners and learn best practices in sustainable horticulture and environmental stewardship.
Campus Mall
Rain location: Butler, upper level

Community Exhibit/Activity: Hazleton Art League
Paint a mini pumpkin to take home!
Campus Mall
Rain location: Butler, upper level

Education Station Bigger Than Life Biology Discovery Booth
Examine various objects, as well as skin samples, through a powerful microscope.
Campus Mall
Rain location: Butler, upper level

Admissions and Financial Aid information station
Become a Penn Stater! Learn about the educational opportunities right here in Hazleton and throughout the University.
Campus Mall
Rain location: Graham Lobby

Alumni groups information station
Members of Penn State Hazleton’s Alumni Chapter and Alumni Society will provide information on getting involved with their organizations.
Campus Mall
Rain location: Graham lobby

Practical Nursing information stations
Students from Continuing Education’s Practical Nursing Program will share information on a number of current health issues including domestic violence, anxiety and stress management, sugar levels in drinks, opioid epidemic, nutrition information, Alzheimer’s, and general health.
Campus Mall
Rain location: Graham 109

Visit the newly named Mary M. and Bertil E. Lofstrom Library. Free commemorative gift while supplies last!

For additional information, call 570-450-3180.