The Penn State Berks Kinesiology Department is celebrating Exercise Is Medicine Week from Oct. 3–7 with a variety of events and activities, including daily 20-minute walks on campus; participation in a Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the Multipurpose Room of the Perkins Student Center; and various activities on the lawn of the Perkins Student Center on Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the common hour, 12:15–1:15 p.m.
The Penn State Berks Department of Theatre will present "The Complete History of America (abridged)" by Adam Long, Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, at 8 p.m. Oct. 5 to 8, in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. Admission is free, and donations to the Theatre Department will be accepted. Seating will be limited.
This fall, as part of the Global Studies degree program's "Global Oscars Comes to Berks," Penn State Berks will present three films: "Mustang" on Thursday, Oct. 6; "A War" on Thursday, Nov. 3; and Son of Saul, on Thursday, Dec. 1; all at 6 p.m. in room 121 of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building. All three films are free and open to the public.
Penn State Berks students majoring in kinesiology will be working with Penn State Health St. Joseph and My Gut Instinct, Inc. at the annual Guts & Glory Digestive & Wellness Expo. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, (rain date: Sunday, Oct. 9) at the First Energy Stadium in Reading, Pennsylvania. The expo is free and open to the public.
College can be intimidating for first-year students who are still learning how to balance their priorities and responsibilities, while still enjoying their newfound freedom. Jon Vroman, founder of the Front Row Foundation, motivational speaker, and author of this year’s common reading for Penn State Berks, "Living College Life in the Front Row," will present a lecture that divulges his secrets for student success at 12:15 and 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium
As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Penn State Berks is hosting students from local area high schools to participate in the fourth annual Latino Forum from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This event is open to students from all Berks County high schools, as well as to members of Centro Hispano Daniel Torres, Inc.
Norman Bristol Colón, president and CEO of The Progreso Group, a consulting, strategy, and public relations firm specializing in Latino affairs, will speak at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. His presentation is free and open to the public.