Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

There is always something going on at Penn State Brandywine! Check out some of the upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

April

April 4
Javier Avila, The Trouble with My Name

Poet and professor Javier Avila's one-man show embraces the autobiographical journey of a man who moves between cultures to provide a fascinating perspective of the American Latinos who struggle to dispel misconceptions about their identity and place in the world.
Noon, Lion's Den

April 5
Easter Egg Decorating

12:15 p.m., Campus lawn

April 6
Litapalooza Literary Festival

Bring your creative works and plan to read, recite, rap, declaim, and cheer your fellow students.
Noon, Tomezsko Lounge

April 7
Global Dialogue Lunch: Climate Change

Lunch provided
12:15 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge

Bus trip to Medieval Times!
Only $10 for students (save over $50!).
Medieval Times takes you back in time ten centuries for a live jousting tournament and other Medieval pageantry! Visit www.medievaltimes.com to check out the event! Sign up and pay in Student Affairs Office, 2nd Floor Commons! Deadline is March 3 to sign up.
Bus leaves campus at 4 p.m. and returns around midnight.

April 10
Eh440 A-Capella

Think you know a-capella? Think again!
12:15 p.m., Lion's Den

April 11
Student Leadership Recognition Night

Join us for dinner and an awards program to recognize our student leaders.
RSVP by April 10: tinyurl.com/bwawards
5 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge


Social Justice Fair
April 11-12
Each day
: Social justice button-making station, fair trade t-shirt exchange (bring a gently used t-shirt to exchange for a fair trade PSU t-shirt), BW Student Music Collaborative

April 11
“Understanding ‘Childism’ and Creating a Better World for Youth: An Interactive Adventure through Time”

Presenter, Aleisa Myles, Psy.D.
Noon, Lion's Den
Student Social Justice Poster Presentations
Noon, 104 Tomezsko

April 12
Theatre of the Oppressed, Philly Workshop
Theme: Media Influences

12:15 p.m., 103 Tomezsko
"Doing Well by Doing Good"
Theme: Corporate Social Responsibility

Presenter, Kevin Nolan
12:15 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge


April 13
Passover Seder

RSVP: tinyurl.com/bwseder 
Noon, Lion's Den

Women's History Month Panel
Lunch with recent grads who turned their majors into successful careers.
RSVP: bw-ur@psu.edu
Noon, Tomezsko Lounge


Earth Week Activities
April 17-22
Smartphone Recycling Program - Support our Troops!

  • Items to be collected:
    smartphones, cell phones, iPads, iPods
  • Collection boxes will be placed in Main, Vairo, Commons, Tomezsko
  • Collection items will be recycled with proceeds going to "Operation Gratitude" to support our troops

Earth Week Display
Learn about books on sustainability, climate change and “Going Green”
Vairo Library

April 17
Campus Walk with Barb Rostick

12:15 p.m., Gazebo

April 18
Garden Clean-up

Noon, Meet in the garden with Emily Dozer and Mary Fran McLaughlin

April 19

  • Take an Ecological Footprint Quiz with Dr. David Macauley
    Learn how many Earths it takes to sustain your lifestyle
    12:15, Meet in front of the Commons Building
  • Take a Garbage Tracking Audit with student-entrepreneur John Miller 
    Meet in front of the Commons. More information here:
    http://brandywine.psu.edu/story/5686/2017/04/13/instructor-and-student-collaborate-create-garbage-tracking-app
  • Brandywine Six Americas Survey Results
    Our Perspective on Global Warming

    Learn about student sustainability research with Brandywine student Breath Hand
    12:15 p.m., Tomezsko 103

April 22
20th Annual CRC Streams Cleanup and Family Picnic

Sponsored by CRC Watersheds Association
610-359-1440
Register at: crcwatersheds.org
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Streams Cleanup
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Volunteer at your Chester, Ridley, Crum watershed cleanup site and together we will make a difference.

Family Picnic
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Ridley Creek State Park Pavilion 8
Complimentary food, fun, and games for everyone!

March for Science - Philadelphia
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.


April 18
Outdoor Games Day

Noon, Commons Lawn

April 19
Ice Cream Social

Noon, Campus Lawn

April 20
Tunes Thursday

Noon, Lion's Den

April 25
Senior Send-Off

Join the Blue & White Society for the Spring 2017 Senior Send off! Celebrate the class of 2017 with food, raffles, music & more! 
Seniors: learn how to stay connected after graduation!
Noon, Lion's Den

#ICWMI Student Affairs Listening Session
Join the Student Affairs team for lunch and listening! This is your opportunity to get to know the department, ask questions about upcoming events and new buildings on campus, and give us feedback about your experience as a student.
Noon, Main 113

Fuel up for FINALS!
Women in Coffee Fair Trade Event

Enjoy fair trade coffee and chocolate, learn about the free trade fair movement and women who are in free trade coffee. Bring a gently used t-shirt to exchange for a fair trade shirt.
Noon, Vairo Library Lobby

April 27
Spring Fling Carnival

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Campus Lawn

April 28
Celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors

12:15 p.m., outside Commons Building