Upcoming Events
 
Friday, August 26, 2016

FYE Kick-Off
All students will be introduced to their classmates, mentors, and instructors of their First Year Experience course. All new students are required to attend.
Lutz Hall, Blair Music Center, 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
 
FYE Meetings and Brunches
All students will have an introductory FYE meeting and enjoy brunch with their classmates, mentors, and instructors. All new students are required to attend.
Various Locations and Dining Hall, Mund College Center , 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
Lebanon Valley College Academic Orientations
Check your email and poster listings in residence halls and academic buildings, or with your peer mentor and/or resident assistant). All students will meet with their department faculty for an orientation related to their major field of study. All students are required to attend.
Various Locations, 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
 
The Future is Yours to Create
Sure, "they" say "college is the best four years of your life." Don't you ever wonder where "they" decided to go to college? in this upbeat, informative, and inspirational program, learn what it means to be a "college student" that understands and appreciates the beauty in those who have ideas, beliefs, backgrounds, and identities different that your own. Explore the possibilities and personal benefits when you define for yourself what the "best" four years of your life might just look like! All students are required to attend.
Lutz Hall, Blair Music Center, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 
Dinner
Dining Hall, Mund College Center, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
 
Ice Cream Social and Ultimate Trivia
Enjoy an ice cream social and test your knowledge with a fun and interactive team trivia competition. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
Living Room, Mund College Center, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
 
Comedian Adam Grabowski
Recently seen on “America’s Got Talent,” comic Adam Grabowski will kick off the series Aug. 26. Originally from Chicago, Ill., Grabowski has found his way all over the nation, making appearances in at least 45 states and at more than 500 colleges. He specializes in a type of humor designed for a college audience, but is proud of his comedic style, which is observational, interactive, and excludes offensive comments. In 2015, Grabowski was named the National Comic of the Year.
Lutz Hall, Blair Music Center, 9 p.m. - 10 p.m.
 
Comedian Adam Grabowski
Join the Student Programing Board as they kick off their entertainment line-up with comedian Adam Grabowski. Having just been named APCA 2015 Comedian of the Year and a semi-finalist nationally on America’s Got Talent, you will not want to miss Adam’s hilarious and interactive comedy show.
Lutz Hall, Blair Music Center, 9 p.m. - 10 p.m.
 
ConSenual Dance Party
Get ready to move and receive an introduction to The Underground, LVC’s late-night Saturday dance club.
Underground, Mund College Center, 10 p.m. - 12 a.m.
 
 
Saturday, August 27, 2016

Brunch
Dining Hall, Mund College Center, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
 
Focus on Consent
At LVC, our campus community expects that we accept responsibility for recognizing and preventing discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct. We foster this environment by ensuring that we have informed students who are actively engaged in educating, intervening and supporting each other to maintain a safe and healthy community. This program, facilitated by members of the LVC community, is required for all students.
Lutz Hall, Blair Music Center, 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
 
Peer Mentor Meetings
Regroup with your peer mentor and continue the conversations in small groups.
Various Locations, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
 
LVC Football at Dickinson
Carlisle, Pa., 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
 
Maximize Your Buzz
Maximize Your Buzz is a nationally recognized educational program dedicated to serving motivated college students with an interactive, inspiring, and informative seminar about changing behaviors by shifting perspectives on alcohol. All students are required to attend.
Lutz Hall, Blair Music Center, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Dinner
Dining Hall, Mund College Center, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
 
Activities Around Campus
Volleyball? Movie night? Board games? Gaga? Choose the activities you enjoy the most to end your night! Check the posters in the Mund College Center for updated locations and details for each of the events.
Various Locations, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
 
 
Sunday, August 28, 2016

Worship Service
This student-led Christian worship service, is open to all students. LVC’s Chaplain Fullmer (“Chaps”) and student leaders from spiritual life will be available to offer information and answer questions.
Miller Chapel, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
 
Orientation Worship Service
Student leaders from Christian Life at LVC, as well as the college Chaplain will be available to offer information and answer questions.
Miller Chapel, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
 
Brunch
Dining Hall, Mund College Center, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
College Store Open for Students
College Store Open for Students
Mund College Center, 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Semester Preparation
Take time to get organized and ready for the first day of classes. Check in with your Peer Mentor to answer any last minute questions to get you fully ready to start your academic career at LVC.
Residence Halls/Commuter Lounge, 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
 
Load Buses for Orientation Service Projects
Outside of the Arnold Sports Center , 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
 
Orientation Service Projects
Join your FYE cohort in service projects located at sites throughout the greater community.
Various Locations, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Picnic with the President
Join President Lewis E. Thayne and Mrs. Dorry Thayne as they host a picnic for all new students at their home. Enjoy dinner and a chance to be personally welcomed by the President at this signature event. Make sure to wear your Orientation T-shirt for the class photo that will be taken at the picnic.
Kreiderheim, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
 
Welcome Back Social
All students are invited to this social with live music. Be sure to meet members of Student Government and the Student Programming Board and find out more about how you can get involved at LVC!
Social Quad, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
 
Outdoor Movie
Stay after the social and enjoy an outdoor movie on the quad.
Social Quad , 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
 
 
Monday, August 29, 2016

Classes Begin
Lebanon Valley College, 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
 
 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Best-Selling Author Susannah Cahalan
Best-selling author Susannah Cahalan will discuss her book "Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness." She will answer questions and sign copies of her book during the event.

In the book, Cahalan recounts the day that she woke up in a strange hospital room, strapped to a bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. Cahalan’s memoir chronicles the swift path of her illness and the lucky, last-minute intervention led by one of the few doctors capable of saving her life. Her award-winning work has appeared in the New York Times, Psychology Today, Scientific American, BBC's Focus magazine, and Elle. She now is the New York Post’s book editor and is working on a new book about the history of psychiatry, Committed, due out in 2017.

The event is part of this year's Colloquium Series themed around memory. Visit www.lvc.edu/colloquium for additional information and a schedule of events.
Miller Chapel, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 
 
Thursday, September 01, 2016

Men's Soccer vs. Berkeley College (NJ)
Annville, Pa. , 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
 
FOR-U Bible Study
A DiscipleMakers Christian Fellowship. For additional information contact Joel Martin at martinj@dm.org or visit lvc.dm.org.
Chapel 101, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
 
 
Friday, September 02, 2016

College Colors Day
Show your LVC pride and join your friends and classmates to celebrate National College Colors Day with our Blue & White Photo Challenge. Post your photos wearing LVC Gear or Blue and White social media using #IAMLVC!
Campus Wide, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
 
Now Showing: An American Century at the Movies, 1917-2017
Now Showing: An American Century at the Movies, 1917-2017 presents an introspective view of composite American Identity through film and the film poster medium. Drawing from a local collector’s vast array of vintage film posters, the exhibition seeks to examine the broad topics of war, race, gender, sexuality, adventure, and romance as they are represented in individual films. Now Showing provides the viewer with a glimpse not only into how American culture shapes film but how film embodies America.
Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Women's Volleyball vs. Stockton University
Cortland, N.Y., 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
 
Wiccan Study Group
Share your pagan heart among others of like-mind. The group meets on the first and third Friday of each month. Join us as your schedule permits. For additional information please contact Wayne Minnich at wayne2@att.net.
Fellowship Lounge, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
 
Pizza-Volleyball Night
Join us on one of two courts: we’ll have a game for the serious competitors and another for those who just want to give it a shot. Of course, the free pizza following the game is for everyone. REGISTER ON REDBOOK or email nsmith@lvc.edu.
Arnold Sports Center, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
 
Women's Volleyball vs. Alfred University
Cortland, N.Y., 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
 
Comedian Derrick Knopsnyder

Young comic Derrick Knopsnyder, will take the stage Sept. 2. While in college at the California University of Pennsylvania, Knopsnyder decided to perform for the first time. From that moment on, his career has flourished, and he has been honored to perform with well-known comedians such as Bo Burnham and Dave Coulier.

Leedy Theater, Mund College Center, 9 p.m. - 10 p.m.
 
 
Saturday, September 03, 2016

UG Dance
Underground , 12 a.m. - 2 a.m.
 
Saturday Bus Trip: Dutch Springs
This week's trip is to Dutch Springs.  Check out Redbook online to get the latest details and to sign up!
9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
 
Help Pack Medical Supplies for the AFCA
LVC students will drive to the local American Foundation for Children with AIDS (AFCA) – at 12th & Cumberland Streets in Lebanon – to help pack medical supplies for shipment. Volunteers bring lunch, or a plan to buy lunch. For more information contact Chaplain Fullmer at fullmer@lvc.edu.
Lebanon City, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 
Women's Volleyball vs. United States Coast Guard Academy
Cortland, N.Y., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 
Field Hockey at Drew University
Madison, N.J., 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
 
Women's Soccer vs. Gettysburg College
Annville, Pa., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
 
LVC Football at Franklin & Marshall
Lancaster, Pa., 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
 
Women's Volleyball vs. Wells College
Cortland, N.Y., 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
 
O.A.S.I.S.
"Overcoming Adverse Situations in School" is a social, supportive group that meets weekly and is facilitated by the 50/50 Peer Helpers, Vidya Lala and James Willey. Run by students, for students, this welcoming group discusses topics such as adjustment to college, how to make social connections, and getting along & ahead in the classroom. This is OASIS' 5th year! Come and see what makes it so unique.
Tweedie Rooms/Mund College Center, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
 
Men's Soccer at Muhlenberg College
Allentown, Pa. , 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
 
 
Sunday, September 04, 2016

Field Hockey at Montclair State University
Madison, N.J., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
 
60 Minutes
60 Minutes is a social group that welcomes students at any point in the semester. The 50/50 Peer Helpers Maureen Fleming '17 and Jonathan Jones '19 facilitate the conversation each week, discussing what's trending in our local, national, or the international community. Stay informed and expand your worldview while making connections right here at LVC.
Tweedie Rooms/Mund College Center, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
 
Catholic Mass
With Father Job Foot from St. Paul's the Apostle Catholic Church (Annville).
Miller Chapel, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.