Event Start

Schedule of Events

Please join us for a special evening of recognition, science and imagination as we honor David Schankweiler for his great support of the University, hear from the first African Woman in Space, Mae Jamison, and engage with University students about their current academic work.

  • 5:30 pm General Reception (meet HU students and learn about their work)
  • 7:00 pm Welcome and Dinner (Each table will host one HU student)
  • 7:45 pm Program, Keynote and Honoree
  • 9:30 pm Program Ends

Speakers

Honoree: David Schankweiler

Founder, and Former CEO and Owner of Journal Multimedia

Bio
Keynote: Mae Jemison

First African American Woman In Space

Bio

You Can Make a Difference

Please join our Trustees, senior student achievers, key stakeholders and business partners for a night out to celebrate Harrisburg University’s great success!

Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Prominent sponsor recognition on all event related promotional collateral: invitations, flyers, event program (full page), web page (linked) and posters.
  • Welcome and introduce HU president or Speaker (scripted from podium)
  • Live two-minute intro of Company
  • Sponsor Listing on all event signage (day of the event)
  • Exclusive invitation for 4 to meet with HU’s President (lunch)
  • Table Signage with Sponsor logo
  • Sponsorship of two HU student’s (one at each table)
  • Two tables of ten (18 tickets for your guests and two HU students)
  • Pre-Program Guest reception (all of your guests)
  • Present a short video (2-3 min.) of the company during dinner
  • Sponsor Listing on all event signage (day of the event) and HU web page
  • Half Page advertising opportunity in event program
  • Table Signage with Sponsor logo
  • Sponsorship of one HU student at your table
  • One table (nine tickets for your guests and one HU student)
  • Pre-Program Guest reception (all of your guests)
  • Table Signage with Sponsor logo
  • Sponsorship of one HU student at your table
  • One Table (Nine tickets for your guests and one HU student)
  • Pre-program Guest Reception (all of your guests)
  • One Seat at an open Table
  • Pre-Dinner Reception

** Printing logos in promotional materials is based on date of securing the sponsorship **

Event FAQs

Individual tickets to the dinner are $300 per person

Contact Jon V. Knorr at gala@HarrisburgU.edu or 717-901-5172.
The attire for the evening is business attire.
For more information contact Jon V. Knorr at gala@HarrisburgU.edu or 717-901-5172.

Event Location

Zembo Shrine Center
2801 N. 3rd Street
3rd & Division Streets
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 238-8107

You Can Make a Difference

Please join our Trustees, senior student achievers, key stakeholders and business partners for a night out to celebrate Harrisburg University’s great success!