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The Center for Spiritual and Ethical Development is committed to creating institutional programs that are driven by the values, beliefs, vision, mission, and goals of the center. These programs are conceptualized under three key programming areas:

  • community building programs/activities
  • educational programs/activities
  • environmental enhancement/safe space.

    Upcoming Events

    • Share Your Faith, Feed Your Face
      • Discuss parts of your faith and dine with the group. Hear from one another and appreciate what everyone brings to the table.
        • October 15, 2019 @ 5:30 PM in 122 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center
        • November 13, 2019 @ 5:30 PM in 122 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center
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    • Light the Night
      • Join us as we honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a luminary display
        • Monday, October 14, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
        • Old Main Lawn


    • Multi-Faith Trivia Night
      • Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
      • Memorial Lounge, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center


    • Jewish Literacy Series -- Have You Ever Wondered: Questions That Boggle the Mind, Answers that Leave You Wowed
      • Every Thursday from September 19 to November 21, 2019 3:30-4:30pm
      • Memorial Lounge, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

    Community Building Programs and Activities

    • Yoga, Tai Chi, and other Spiritual Wellness Programs
    • Recitals/Concerts
    • Interfaith Activities & Ethical/Social Justice Programming
    • Conferences/Symposia
    • Religious & Spiritual Advisor Meetings
    • Center Program Cosponsorships -- To support the efforts of other members of the Penn State community, the center strives to cosponsor programs and events hosted by various student organizations and departments that promote our mission.

    Educational Programs and Activities

    • Healing Gathering for Victims of Violence
    • Tunnel of Oppression
    • First Sunday
    • First-Year Seminar Tours
    • Interfaith Panels
    • Speakers
    • Films

    Environmental Enhancement/Safe Space

    The Center for Spiritual and Ethical Development aims to provide a safe space where students, faculty, and staff can worship, pray, meditate, and explore their religious/spiritual paths and participate in cultural and diverse programming and activities. This welcoming, inclusive facility hosts a variety of belief systems.