Schreyer Honors College (SHC)at Penn State

Gateway Orientation (GO TIME)

Welcome and congratulations new Gateway Schreyer Scholars at University Park! You are now a part of a vibrant honors community that embraces the opportunity to pursue academic excellence with integrity, build a global perspective and an honors experience that values leadership development and service to others. Learn what it takes to succeed in the Schreyer Honors College at a special orientation planned just for you on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

Sun 19 Aug

GO TIME: Gateway Orientation

Reasons to Attend Gateway Orientation

  • Learn how to apply for scholarship and fellowship awards
  • Explore amazing opportunities to do research
  • Connect with distinguished faculty in your discipline
  • Talk with Peer Mentors
  • Meet the Dean, faculty and staff of the Schreyer Honors College


Time Event
4:30 PM

Check-In & Registration and Check-In

Rotunda Area, Nittany Lion Inn

Attire is business casual

5:00 PM

Dinner and Program with Executive Vice President and Provost Nick Jones and Dean Peggy Johnson

Ballrooms, Nittany Lion Inn

By Invitation Only

6:15 PM

Achieving Academic Excellence

6:30 PM

Building a Global Perspective

6:45 PM

Shaping People Who Shape the World (Career Development)

7:00 PM

University Fellowships Office

7:15 PM

Dessert and Networking

Enjoy a special Penn State dessert while networking with Penn State faculty, staff and students. Meet and talk to staff from the University Libraries and your peers about research interests and engagement opportunities in the Schreyer Honors College.

Atrium, Nittany Lion Inn

8:00 PM

Closing Remarks

New Scholars will be among the first to receive a newly designed Schreyer Honors College t-shirt and lanyard at the end of the program.

If you are not able to attend GO TIME, please notify Ms. Rosanna Mersinger as soon as possible.

Sun 26 Aug

Save the Date: Gateway Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Social



For questions or concerns about Gateway Orientation (GO TIME), please contact:

Rosanna Mersinger
(814) 863-2636

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