Next Meeting

Our  next meeting will be held on Monday February 13th, in 359 HHD Building at 6pm!

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The Rodney A. Erickson Discovery Grant Program supports undergraduate student engagement in original research, scholarship, and creative work under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

Approximately 60 Erickson Discovery Grants, each in the amount of $3,500, are available through the Office of Undergraduate Education for summer 2017
Applications due on Feb 17. Info:

Health and Human Development Summer Research Grants: The College of Health and Human Development will be offering funds for undergraduates to complete research under the direction of a faculty mentor for summer 2017. Funds may be used for student expenses and project costs.

Applications are due Feb 17. Students can apply for both the Erickson and the HHD programs with the same project:

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Award Deadlines Approaching

Rosemary Schraer Mentoring and Achieving Women Awards recognizing administrators, faculty, staff, or graduate or undergraduate students due Feb 8:
Presidential Leadership Academy applications are now open and can be completed through February 13. If you are an outstanding HHD first-year student with a 3.2 or greater GPA, consider applying for PLA:
College of HHD Small Project Grant Awards (funds that can be used for student organization projects) due Mar 10:

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HHD Engaged Scholar Events

HHD Engaged Scholar Events are a set of out of class experiences that connect students and faculty on HHD related themes. Students planning on attending events as part of the HHD Engaged Scholars should RSVP to Health Zimmerman by calling 865-1427 at least 24 hours prior to the event.

The next engaged scholar event is February 22 from 4-5pm, the speaker is Adam Gamoran, Ph.D., President, W. T. Grant Foundation.

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Women’s Leadership Initiative

An opportunity for women,
Women’s Leadership Initiative:
Open to students with 60-90 credits, 2.75 GPA, graduating FA 2018 or later. Info Sessions, January 26, 6 PM, 110 Henderson Building. Applications due February 10.

Global Health Minor: General Information: and Application Info (due Feb 15):

Spring Career Days, February 14, 2017. Prep Workshops for Spring Career Days available on Feb 7-9

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First Meeting of the Semester!

Our first meeting of the semester will be Monday, January 30th at 6pm! The meeting will be held in 359 HHD Building.

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Christmas Tree Volunteer Opportunity!

We are gearing up for Festival of Trees, and we still have a few openings for volunteers to help during the weekend.

We are in need of the following: Saturday, Dec 10th Admission Collection – 1:00-3:00pm – need 1, 3:00-5:00pm – need 2, 6:30-8:00pm – need 1.
Sunday, Dec 11th Admission Collection – need 4 each shift – 11:45-2:00pm & 2:00-4:00pm.
Door Greeter/Counter – need 1 each shift – 1:45-2:00pm, 2:00-4:00pm.
Sunday, Dec 12th Undecorating Party!
We have 30 trees to undecorate, 4:00-6:00pm. f you can help, please let me know asap!

For more information, please contact Beth Shaha Special Events Coordinator, Centre County United Way, 814.238.8283.

(from an email sent from Margaret Sebastianelli)

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Holiday Concert

Come on out with the Music Service Club to perform a holiday “concert” at the Bennett Family Center here on campus!
We will be meeting outside the front of the center by 5:10 and will begin performing around 5:30. We will be providing background music for the center’s holiday party, with children and their families present.
The center is a short walk from Pollock Halls, the address can be found here:…
This event is open to club members only! If you are not a club member and would still like to participate, please email us at
Once you sign up, remember to also sign up for a song on the spreadsheet here:…/1SZcJwMRysLBQBSVRTy6hEjvySB…/edit…

If you need more information, please contact: Erika Veiszlemlein (484) 838-9309
(from an email sent by Margaret Sebastianelli)

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Global Health Minor Info Session

Wednesday December 7th at 7pm in 110 Henderson is an info session on the Global Health Minor Program

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Volunteer Opportunities!

1.Upcoming Blood drives: December 8
2. The Wesley Student Foundation: accepting coats, new underwear and socks. Bins are located at Pasuerilla Spiritual Center, Abba Java on Locust Lane, and St. Paul’s UMC at 250 E. College Ave.
3. MLK Jr. Commemoration on January 17th

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