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black and yellow graphic with Penn State name and the skyline of the city of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh is an amazing city with a lot to offer our students. 

The Penn State in Pittsburgh series gives students opportunities to experience all that Pittsburgh has to offer, specifically in four different areas: Educational, Cultural, Athletics, and Fun. 

Participating students will be in Pittsburgh, see the city, and experience new things.  They will also get to meet Penn State students from other campuses, providing a social experience with other students throughout the Penn State System.

 

Events for 2014-2015


Strip District & Waterfront

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

  • Bus Departs 9:00 a.m.
  • Strip District Shopping 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Waterfront Shopping & Movie 1:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

Regional Pirates Game

Friday, September 19th, 2014

  • Bus departs 3:00 p.m.
  • Tailgate 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Game 7:00 p.m.
  • Campuses Participating: New Kensington, Dubois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Beaver, Shenango, Altoona

 

Downtown Pittsburgh Ghost Tour

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

  • Bus departs 4:00 p.m.
  • Dinner & Movie 5:00 p.m.
  • Ghost Tour 9:00 p.m.
  • Campuses Participating: New Kensington, Beaver, Greater Allegheny

 

Carnegie Museum Tours

Friday, November 14th, 2014

  • Bus Departs 9:00 a.m.
  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History & Carnegie Museum of Art 10:00 a.m.
  • Lunch @ "The O" 1:00 p.m.
  • Carnegie Science Center 2:00 p.m.
  • Campuses Participating: New Kensington & Fayette

 

Holidays in Pittsburgh

Friday, December 5th, 2014

  • Bus Departs 4:00 p.m.
  • Skating, Dinner & Shopping 5:00 p.m.
  • Depart for Home 10:00 p.m.
  • Campuses Participating: New Kensington, Fayette, & Beaver

  

Leader Launch

Saturday, January 31st - Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Professional Leadership & Career Conference for Juniors, Seniors, Associate Degree Students & Recent Alumni

 

 

Turkish Cultural Center & Traditional Turkish Dinner (ties with our Country of Focus)

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

  • Bus Departs 4:00 p.m.
  • Tour of Cultural Center 5:00 p.m.
  • Dinner 7:00 p.m.
  • Campuses Participating: New Kensington

 

 

Beauty & The Beast @ Heinz Hall

 Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

  • Bus Departs 4:00 p.m.
  • Dinner on your Own 5:00 p.m.
  • Show 7:00 p.m.
  • Campuses Participating: New Kensington, Greater Allegheny, Dubois, Beaver & Fayette

 

Ticket Sales:

Each event has a different cost structure and timeline for ticket sales.  Keep an eye out on this page or on the Student Life Facebook Page for more information.

Contact Student Life if you are interested in purchasing tickets or if you are looking for more information.

Lauren Blum, Student Life Coordinator
ldb14@psu.edu
724-334-6063