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This Week At York (TWAY) - August 31 - September 5, 2009

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Monday, August 31

12:00 p.m. - Survival workshop: WebMail, Room 102, M.S. Grumbacher Information Sciences and Technology Center (ISTC) - Learn how Penn State does it!

12:00 p.m. - Student Government Association meeting, Room104 ISTC. Everybody welcome! Learn about opportunities to get involved and have your voice heard.
 
4:00 p.m. - Varsity soccer practice, soccer field, Penn State York
 
4:30 p.m. - Varsity volleyball practice, gym , Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center (RSCC)
 
5:00 p.m. - Survival workshop:  eLion, Room 102, ISTC - Access all of your Penn State personal and academic information.
 
6:30 p.m. - Open gym , RSCC

Tuesday, September 1
12:00 p.m.
 - Survival workshop:  ANGEL, Room 102, ISTC - Understand how your faculty manages your class information.
 
12:00 p.m. - Penn State Dance Marathon (THON) meeting, Room 112, Main Classroom Building (MCB).  For more than three decades, the students of the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON) have raised more than $59 million and have helped thousands of children and families fight pediatric cancer. The largest student-run philanthropy in the world, THON is a year-round fundraising event benefiting The Four Diamonds Fund, at the Penn State Children's Hospital in Hershey, PA. The year culminates in a no-sitting, no-sleeping, two day dance marathon held every February. Get involved locally!
 
12:00 p.m. - Christian Fellowship Organization (CFO) meeting, Room 30, MCB. CFO offers individual and shared experiences of a religious nature. CFO also works closely with the York County Council of Churches. Everybody welcome!
 
12:00 p.m. - DUS Navigator 101:  For first year students who are unsure about their majors and want to explore all of their options, Room 104, ISTC.

12:15 p.m. - Blue & White Society meeting, Lion's Den, RSCC, all interested students are welcome. The Blue & White Society is a student organization that aims to enhance student life through promoting Penn State pride, community service, and dedication to the University. The Society provides our communities with Penn State pride and civic leadership, enhances the student's Penn State experience by building relationships within the University and the community, and instills the concept within students that their involvementwith the University can and should be a lifelong commitment.
 
4:00 p.m. - Varsity soccer practice, soccer field, outside RSCC
 
4:30 p.m. - Varsity volleyball practice, gym, RSCC
 
5:00 p.m. - Survival workshop:  WebMail, Room102, ISTC - Learn how Penn State does it!
 
7:00 p.m. - Community volleyball, gym, RSCC. Everybody welcome!

Wednesday, September 2
REGULAR DROP/ADD PERIOD ENDS

12:00 p.m. - Survival workshop:  eLion, Room 102, ISTC - Access all of your Penn State personal and academic information.
 
12:00 p.m. - Wednesdays In the Lion's Den (WILD):  Dash for Dollars, Lion's Den,RSCC.
 
12:00 p.m. - Black Student Union(BSU) meeting, Room 101, MCB.  The BSU provides an academic and social network for the black student population and the celebration of African American culture. Goals of BSU members include: developing leadership skills; becoming culturally aware; participating in activities that assist the community; and beginning the process of career planning. BSU sponsors a number of campus activities and programs including: an African American cultural festival; an African American poetry reading; community-wide discussions on racism; and a number of fundraisers.Everybody is welcome!
 
12:00 p.m. - Lion Ambassador meeting, Community Room/RSCC.  The Penn State York Lion Ambassadors are current students who promote the campus to prospective students, their parents, and the community. Besides being a part of the Student Government Association (SGA), the group works closely with the Admissions office. Activities include campus tours, fundraisers, and social events on behalf of the school. Members are expected to keep a 2.5 grade-point average.  Everybody welcome!
 
4:00 p.m. - Varsity soccer practice, soccer field, outside RSCC
 
4:30 p.m. - Varsity volleyball practice, gym, RSCC
 
5:00 p.m. - Survival workshop: ANGEL, Room 102, ISTC - Understand how  your faculty manages your class information.
 
6:30 p.m. - Open gym, RSCC

Thursday, September 3
LATE DROP BEGINS

12:00 p.m. - Survival workshop: WebMail, Room 102, ISTC - Learn how Penn State does it!
 
12:00 p.m. - Christian Fellowship Organization (CFO) meeting, Room 30, MCB.  Everybody welcome!
 
3:30 p.m. - International Coffee Hour, Lion's Den, RSCC, FREE
 
4:00 p.m. - Varsity soccer practice, soccer field, outside RSCC
 
4:30 p.m. - Varsity volleyball practice, gym, RSCC
 
5:00 p.m. - Survival workshop:  eLion, Room 102, ISTC- Access all of  your Penn State personal and academic information.
 
6:30 p.m. - Open gym, RSCC

Friday, September 4
12:00 p.m.
- Survival workshop:  ANGEL, Room 102, ISTC - Understand how your faculty manages your class information.
 
4:00 p.m.  - Varsity soccer practice, soccer field, outside RSCC

Saturday, September 5
12:00 p.m.
 - Penn State football vs Akron, Beaver Stadium, University Park
 
1:00 p.m. - Soccer vs Penn State Greater Allegheny, soccer field, outside RSCC 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
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September 9 - United States Navy Band-Country Current, 7:30 p.m., Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center).  Pick-up your FREE tickets at The Pullo Center.
 
September 12 - Community service at the Community Garden, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Contact Ann Fetterman (axf25@psu.edu) for details.
 
September 14 - York Revolution baseball vs Long Island Ducks, 5:30 p.m. FREE  Must sign-up in the Student Affairs office, RSCC.
 
September 26 - Penn State football vs Iowa, 8:05 p.m. Purchase All U-Day football tickets in the Student Affairs office, RSCC, $29/ticket. First come, first served.
 
October 10 - Tracy Morgan, 7:30 p.m., The Pullo Center.Turn your vouchers into the The Pullo Center box office for your free ticket.
 
Food service hours:  Lion's Den/The Bistro at Penn State:  Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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