Calendar

Calendar

2017–18 Calendar

Events are open to Graham Fellows, unless otherwise indicated.

August

  1. Club Rush – Look for us at the campus Club Rush session. We will have details about the program and applications to apply. August 24, 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
  2. New Students Begin Submission of Application Packets - rolling throughout the year
  3. Monthly Meeting of the Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (The Graham Center) Studies Committee

September

  1. Graham Leadership Committee Meeting – September 21, 12:00 p.m., The Bradley Building
  2. Speakers Series – September 27, 12:00 p.m., Rehearsal Room, Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center)
    Gary Eberle of Eberle Winery
    – Penn State alumnus Gary Eberle is currently celebrating forty-three years in the wine industry. Eberle and his wife Marcy own and operate of one of the longest, continuously-run family wineries, award-winning Eberle Winery in Paso Robles, California. Eberle Winery produces approximately 30,000 cases of wine each year.
  3. Students may submit applications to The Graham Center - rolling throughout the year

October

  1. Orientation for students newly-accepted to The Graham Center – October 3 and 5, 12:00 p.m., The Bradley Building
  2. Speaker Series – October 12, 12:00 p.m., Rehearsal Room, The Pullo Center
    Trent Davis, Servants, Inc.
    – Former CPA now executive director of not-for-profit that connects compassionate people with people in crisis.
  3. Speaker Series – October 19, 12:00, p.m., Rehearsal Room, The Pullo Center
    Matt Woods, Xact Metal, Innovation Park, University Park, Pennsylvania
    – A 2015’ Penn State alumnus, and chief technology officer and creator of a budget-friendly 3D metal printer.
  4. Speaker Series – October 26, 12:00 p.m., Rehearsal Room, The Pullo Center
    Kevin Harter, Center for Medical Technology, Penn State Hershey
    - award-winning serial entrepreneur, Harter has forged a partnership with the College of Medicine, Penn State Harrisburg, and the Dickinson School of Law to develop a unified approach to entrepreneurial development.
  5. Students may submit applications to The Graham Center - rolling throughout the year

November

  1. Professional Presence Session – November 3, 12:00-3:30 p.m., Community Room, Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center (Ruhl Center).
  2. Speaker Series – November 8, 8:00 a.m., Community Room, Ruhl Center
    Retired Brigadier General Rebecca Halstead
    – after serving twenty-seven years of service in the U.S. Army Halstead specializes in inspirational and motivational speaking, developing leader training programs, leader coaching, and mentoring. She recently authored the book, “The First Person You Must Lead is You.”
  3. Corporate Partners Dinner – November 8, 5:00 p.m., Heritage Hills
  4. Dining Etiquette Session – Sunday, November 12, 1:00–3:00 p.m., Off Campus
  5. Students may submit applications to The Graham Center - rolling throughout the year
  6. Monthly Meeting of The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies Committee

December

  1. Donald Graham hosts Graham graduates for lunch and presentation of the Graham medallions
  2. Students may submit applications to The Graham Center - rolling throughout the year

January

  1. Students may submit applications to The Graham Center - rolling throughout the year

February

  1. Graham Students visit Innovation Park at University Park – Matt Woods Xact Metal, February 22, bus trip 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  2. Students may submit applications to The Graham Center - rolling throughout the year

March

  1. Emotional Intelligence Session – March 2, 12:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m., Community Room, Ruhl Center
  2. Students may submit applications to The Graham Center - rolling throughout the year

April

  1. Students may submit applications to The Graham Center - rolling throughout the year

May

  1. Donald Graham hosts Graham graduates for lunch and presentation of the Graham medallions
  2. Students may submit applications to The Graham Center - rolling throughout the year

Startup Challenge 2017–18

  1. New Startup Challenge LOGO Contest – September 13–October 6, 2017
  2. Phase 1: What's Your Big Idea? November 1 – December 15, 2017
  3. Phase 2: Customer Discovery and Idea Development – January 10–March 2, 2018
  4. Phase 3: Pitch It! - March 13–April 12, 2018
  5. Finale: Team Presentations - April 20, 2018