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Appreciation Week


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                   Grad Appreciation Week April 11-16, 2016
       Watch for dates and activities - coming soon!




Check out last year's events  below!



Graduate Student Mashed Potato Bar
Time:  6-7:30pm
Where: Siegel Gallery, Iacocca Hall, Mountaintop
Graduate students are welcome to attend, while supplies last.



Pizza Taste-Off Competition
Where:  Lamberton Great Hall
Come out and discover the tastes of Bethlehem Pizza!  The very best pizza restaurants compete for 12 Lehigh judges for best pizza!  Students get to eat for free!  Come out and join us!  We need judges.  If you are interested in being an impartial judget to judge Lehigh Valley's best pizza, please email



Dean's Awards Reception
Time: Noon to 1:30 PM
Where: Wood Dining Room, Iacocca Hall, Mountaintop
Both graduate student advisors and graduate students are welcome to attend. Sign up here:

Sign up for the Deans' Award Luncheon here! 

Read here about 2013's Graduate Appreciation Luncheon.


Thursday, April 16 - 5 Year Packer House/Graduate Student Center Anniversary Party, 3-5pm
Come share some cake and strawberries and champagne as we toast our 5 year anniversary.  Open to Grad Students, Faculty and Staff!


Friday, April 17 - Paraffin Hand Wax and Hand Massages, Packer House, 12-2pm.
Come enjoy some de-stressing.  Light sushi refreshments will be served.  First come, first served.  While supplies last.


Graduate Student Picnic at Saucon Village
Where: Saucon Village, Behind Building 8
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Enjoy the outdoors with games and tasty treats in Saucon Village!  Grad students and their families are welcome.   Brought to you by The Graduate Life Office and Residential Services.


Graduate Student Appreciation Formal, 7-10pm, Zoellner Arts Center's Butz Lobby - Non-refundable Ticket cost $12 - Available at Graduate Life Office
Come and enjoy hors d'oeuvres, drinks and dance the night away to music by DJ Sketch.



There are 4 awards that graduate students may nominate the best of the Lehigh Community, including fellow grad students, grad student advisors, a faculty, and library staff-person. The deadline to submit for some of these is soon, so submit your nominations now!

Two awards receptions are also open to all graduate students, and we encourage you to support your nominees at either or both! See our Awards page for more information


Thank you to our sponsors!

We have a group of fantastic local business (growing every day!) who are supporting Grad Student Appreciation Week, and we thank them so very much for their contributions!