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Special Events

Peace Festival

Nov. 9, 2014

The Peace Festival offers adults with mental handicaps the opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of recreation, crafts and fellowship with Susquehanna students, faculty and staff. Our guests for the day are residents of the nearby Selinsgrove Center, a state-run facility for individuals with mental disabilities.

Fair Trade Festival

Dec. 4-6, 2014

An opportunity to shop fo Fair Trade arts, crafts, chocolate, coffees and teas.

Christmas Candlelight Service

Dec. 2, 2014

The annual Christmas Candlelight Service is one of Susquehanna's most cherished traditions, as more than 1,600 members of the university and surrounding communities gather in Weber Chapel.

The service includes candle lighting and carols, as well as traditional readings, songs and prayers in celebration of the season. University Chaplain Scott Kershner presides and preaches, assisted by the Rev. Dan Powell, pastor of St. Pius X Church in Selinsgrove and spiritual advisor to Susquehanna's Catholic community.  

This year we would like to start a new tradition with everyone that attends the service bring a non-perishable food item and place it under the tree either in the main lobby or Horn lobby. The items will be collected and given to the Selinsgrove Kitchen Cupboard.

Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge

Feb. 28-March 7, 2015

Rise to this national "challenge" by working on the construction of a Habitat house in another (warmer!) state.

Lutheran Youth Day

April 18, 2015

As a university affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), SU annually welcomes more than 250 youth in Grades 6-12, pastors and advisors to its campus for a day of fun, music and exploration of the faith in large and small group settings. Worship and a concert concludes the day's festivities.

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