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
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 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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