Penn State’s Military Appreciation Events

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Penn State values the men and women who have served and continue to serve our country. From Nov. 4 to the 13, Penn State has planned a variety of events to recognize and honor the commitment of its service men and women. For details on the events below, visit the Penn State Military Appreciation website. 

Upcoming events:

Nov. 4-10 – Military-Themed Movie Series, Locations Vary (see website for details)

Nov. 4 – Military Appreciation First Friday, Downtown State College, 5 to 9 p.m.

Nov. 5 – Huddle with the Faculty, The Nittany Lion Inn Ballroom, 9 to 10 a.m.

Nov. 5 – Pennsylvania Military Museum Pre-Tailgate Program, 51 Boal Avenue, Boalsburg, PA, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Nov. 5 - Military Appreciation Tailgate,* Bryce Jordan Center, 3 to 6 p.m.

Nov. 5 - Military Appreciation Football Game, Beaver Stadium, 7 to 10 p.m.

Nov. 9 – Guest Speaker USMC Retired Jay Platt, Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center, 6 p.m.

Nov. 10 – Student Veteran Luncheon,* Hintz Family Alumni Center, Noon to 2 p.m.

Nov. 11 – Faculty/Staff/Student Veterans Day Breakfast,* Heritage Hall, HUB-Robeson Center, 9 a.m.

Nov. 11 – Wagner March, Start at Wagner Building and End at Old Main, 10:15 to 11 a.m.

Nov. 11 – Veterans Day Ceremony, Front Steps of Old Main, 11 a.m. to Noon

Nov. 12 – Freedom 5K for PTSD, Gate B, Bryce Jordan Center, 11 a.m.

Nov. 13 – Military Appreciation Women’s Basketball Game, Bryce Jordan Center, 1 to 4 p.m.

Nov. 13 – Military Appreciation Men’s Basketball Game, Bryce Jordan Center, 6 to 9 p.m.

* Starred events are for a specified audience. All other events are open to the public.

As part of our commitment to support our employee veterans, Human Resources has dedicated a page of its website as a gateway to many resources, both internal and external to Penn State, for military personnel and their families.

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