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.
An opportunity to shop fo Fair Trade arts, crafts, chocolate, coffees and teas.
A two-credit service-learning course taught by university Chaplain Mark Wm. Radecke in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. The experience provides opportunities to serve Ticos (Costa Ricans) and Nicas (Nicaraguans) and learn about “Images of Jesus” in Central America. Spanish is not required.
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 Mark Wm. Radecke 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.
Rise to this national "challenge" by working on the construction of a Habitat house in another (warmer!) state.
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.