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25 Excellent Events on Campus

As a prospective student, I remember wondering to myself, “I wonder if I will be bored on campus?” After all, Grove City college is a small school in Pennsylvania.

Well, let me assure you that, though GCC is small in size, it is concentrated with exciting events and activities for many different students. Here is a list of 25 excellent events that were (or will be) run on campus this school year alone:

  1. 23rd Annual Winterfeast – A medieval five-course dinner with entertainment.
  2. 2017 Create Conference – Speakers from places like Scarlet and Gold came on campus for a series of lectures and networking events.
  3. AEX Live – Incredible live music performances, soft pretzels, and root beer floats.
  4. The Amazing Race – Solve puzzles and complete the race first to win a 32 inch TV.
  5. Anything Goes Performance – A crazy crew of nightclub singers and hopeless romantics in Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes.”
  6. All-Campus Cookout – Great food, music, and games on the Ketler patio with the Pan Sophic Fraternity.
  7. AO Glow – A black-light neon paint party!
  8. Bridgefest 2016 – A concert featuring live original music from the best Grove City College musicians.
  9. Chicken Patty Day – Buy a chicken patty. Proceeds benefit Christian Best Camps of Kenya.
  10. Dancing with the Profs  – Vote on which professor and choreographer duo dance the best!
  11. The Extravaganza – One of the coolest, craziest dances on campus with cheesecake and shrimp.
  12. Faculty Follies – “The best opportunity to laugh at your professors!”
  13. Fall Fest – Picnic food, student music, bounce houses, food trucks, cover band, carnival games, petting zoo, volleyball tournament, and more!
  14. Film Festival – A campus-wide film competition with cash prizes.
  15. The Gala – The biggest dance on campus! Happens every other year.
  16. The Jazz Band Dance – An elegant evening of live music and dancing.
  17. Jon Foreman Concert – Switchfoot. Enough said.
  18. Ladies Christmas Brunch – Homemade pancakes, fruit, gift baskets, and an informative pro-life talk.
  19. Missions Week 2017 – Exploring the question “why missions?” A number of missionaries featured in lectures around campus.
  20. The Professor Preach-Off – A panel of three professors preach-off outside! Chapel credit offered.
  21. Shark Tank – Students submit and pitch ideas to improve the campus and compete for $1,000.
  22. Stories of Heart and Home – A cultural festival.
  23. Syrian Refugee Crisis Update – A family who fled persecution and found a new home in PA share their story.
  24. Tater Tot Day – Tater tots and all the toppings for just $2 to support the Ugandan Vocational Schools.
  25. Whose Line Is It Anyway – An improv performance in the style of the show Whose Line Is It Anyway.

These, alongside many others, are just a few examples of the events that happen on Grove City College campus.

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