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Power Hour: Happy Saint Patricks Day

Thursday, Mar 17, 12:15 pm
Fireside Lounge, Slep Student Center

Free food (while supplies last) and learn about who Saint Patrick was and the origins of the celebrations!

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Power Hour: TED Talk "The Four Fish We're Overeating"

Thursday, Mar 3, 12:15 pm
Fireside Lounge, Slep Student Center

Find out how the our most popular fish to eat are threatening the diversity of our oceans!

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Power Hour: Career Night with Marra Aurand

Tuesday, Mar 29, 7 pm
Slep Fireside Lounge

PSU Altoona graduate Marra Aurand is coming back to help YOU better navigate the job searching process!!!!!!!!!!!

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Caring for your Car

Thursday, Apr 14, 12:15 pm
Ivy Lot

Learn some basic automotive maintenance before Winter hits!

Topics demonstrated: oil change, checking filters, changing a tire, etc.

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Power Hour: The Puzzle of Motivation

Wednesday, Dec 9, 12 pm
Fireside Lounge, Slep Student Center

"Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward."

Watch this TED talk and then discuss motivation as you see it on college campuses.  How does a person's motivation affect their school work, clubs/organizations, and our community as a whole?


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Organization Advising Questionnaire

Please take the time to fill out this questionnaire which will be used by the Office of Student Life to design some advising workshops to support you!

We would like to see how our office can help serve you better and, in turn, enhance the student life experience at Penn State Altoona.  Additionally, this information will be used to generate informative mailings/newsletters and student organization handbooks.  

Please be candid in your remarks!   Thank you!

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Discover your Love Language!

Thursday, Dec 3, 3 pm
Fireside Lounge, Slep Student Center

This is a great self-awareness program that helps you define how you give and hope to receive love!  The idea is that every person falls into one of give categories with a dominant trait.  Take a quiz, discover your language, and learn how that affects your relationships (both platonic and romantic).  

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Cooking with Chef Lorber

Wednesday, Dec 9, 8 pm
Pondview Slep

Come learn how to cook with Chef Zach Lorber!

He demonstrates, then you do it!

Best of all it's FREE!

Must pre-register at the Office of Student Life, limited space available!!!


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Caring for your Car

Wednesday, Nov 18, 7:30 pm
Ivy Lot

Learn some basic automotive maintenance before Winter hits!

Topics demonstrated: oil change, checking filters, changing a tire, etc.

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Hug a Tree or Hug Asthma

Tuesday, Nov 17, 5 pm
Slep Side of the Pond

Investigating the possible connections of pollution and increased development of conditions such as asthma.

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Politics and Pizza! Political Debate

Wednesday, Nov 4, 8 pm
Fireside Lounge, Slep Student Center

A political debate between students of Penn State Altoona with pizza! (while supplies last)

Featuring PSU Altoona's own Ariana Henderson and Andrew Kurtz!

Co-hosted by the Republican Club and Progressive Democrats Club

Sponsored by OSL.

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Plugged In

Thursday, Nov 5, 12:15 pm
Hawthorn 258

Come hang out with Austin from IT and talk about technology in our lives today! 

Why we should not just take it for granted and how we can best use it to improve our lives and communications with each other.

We'll also discuss how to protect ourselves on social media and our identities,

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Picking Your Party, or NOT!

Tuesday, Oct 27, 7 pm
Hawthorn 150

Come about politics, political parties, and the importance of voting as an American Citizen! 


We will have voter registration forms available.

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Safe Trick or Treat

Thursday, Oct 29, 6 pm
Stewart Athletic Fields

Penn State Altoona will once again offer Safe Trick or Treat Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, 6-8 p.m. on the Intramural Fields.

Operation Safe Trick or Treat is designed for children under 13. It allows Penn State Altoona students and the community to interact and celebrate Halloween in a fun, safe environment. Participants are asked to bring a box of cereal for the St. Vincent DePaul-Assumption Chapel Food Pantry.

Families can park in the Ivy or Rider lots and proceed to the...

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2015 Family Weekend Evaluation

Thank you for attending Family Weekend 2015!  Thank you for taking the time to fill out our evaluation.  

While Family Weekend is meant to be a fun, social event that connects families to the Penn State Altoona co-curricular experience, we also hope that it allows for families to touch base with their student to gauge their semester success thus far and support their student in accessing the resources/opportunities that would be beneficial to...

2015 Family Weekend Registration

Thank you for attending Family Weekend 2015!

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Loaded for JOBS! How to Use Your Degree AND your experiences!

Thursday, Oct 29, 12:15 pm
Hawthorn 135

Get help to sift through jungle that is JOB HUNTING!

OSL and Career Services are partnering together to help you find your way!

Hear about real life experiences and ideas for opportunities!

Communications major and want to run a business??  Your a business major and don't want to work for a corporation?? History major and don't want to work in a museum??


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It's Not Easy Being Squeaky

Tuesday, Oct 13, 12:15 pm
Hawthorn 133

Got opinions?  Share them!  Find out how people like Theodore Roosevelt, Steve Jobs, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Rosa Parks got their squeak and why you it is important to share your ideas!

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Diana Ramos commented on the event Budgeting Yourself

Budgeting Yourself

Tuesday, Oct 6, 7 pm

Learn how to budget your time and money after all time is money!

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Family Weekend- Hope to Attend

Please fill out this quick form to help us prepare for your visit!  Simply by providing your contact information here,  we will consider you as "hoping to attend" at least some of the events during Family Weekend.  

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It's NOT All Greek to Me

Friday, Sep 25, 6 pm
Fireside Lounge/Slep

Brief presentation on hazing and its affects, followed by group discussion of what can be done and why we shouldn't haze.

Free Cookies!!!!!!!!!!!

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Hazing Quiz

Thursday, Sep 24, 11 am
Table in Port Sky

Take the hazing quiz and get the chance to win a prize!

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