Schreyer Honors College (SHC)at Penn State

Gateway Orientation (GO TIME)

Student standing at Gateway Orientation (GO TIME) Registration

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 20, 2017 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

Sun 20 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
3:45 PM

Check-In & Registration and Check-In

Attire is business casual

4:00 PM

Networking Reception with Dean Johnson, Honors Faculty and Staff

Enjoy a buffet of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres and decadent desserts while visiting a variety of research and organization exhibits.

4:40 PM

Achieving Academic Excellence

5:00 PM

Building a Global Perspective

5:15 PM

Shaping People Who Shape the World (Career Development)

5:30 PM

University Fellowships Office

6:00 PM

Schreyer Scholar Alumni Panel Discussion

6:20 PM

Interactive Q&A and Closing Remarks

All new Gateway Scholars can expect a SHC-branded name badge, presentation packet and FREE t-shirt upon arrival. If you are not able to attend GO TIME, please notify Ms. Rosanna Mersinger as soon as possible.

Sun 27 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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