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Penn State Berks to celebrate Turban Day

The Penn State Berks Punjabi Culture Club is hosting a Turban Day from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Lion’s Den, Perkins Student Center. This event is open to Penn State Berks students, faculty and staff.
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Beyond the burger: campus dining gets major overhaul

From hand-dipped Berkey Creamery ice cream to weekly burrito bars and surf-and-turf nights, dining at Penn State Berks has gotten a major overhaul since Jonathan Kukta became the campus' director of Housing and Food Services on July 1.
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Women's soccer wins fifth straight NEAC Title

The Penn State Berks women's soccer team won its fifth straight North Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Title after defeating Penn College, 4-0, on Nov. 5. Caitlin Golden was selected as the NEAC Tournament MVP. Then on Nov. 12, the Nittany Lions had its 2017 season draw to a close with a 2-1 setback in overtime to No. 12 ranked SUNY Geneseo in the first round of the NCAA Regional Tournament.
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College holds Diversity Dinner

In celebration of International Education Week, Penn State Berks will hold a Diversity Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Lions Den. This event is free and open to Penn State Berks students, faculty and staff.
Divest! The Climate Movement on Tour

College holds screening of 'DIVEST!'

Penn State Berks will host a screening of the film "DIVEST! The Climate Movement on Tour," followed by a panel discussion, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
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Global Studies major receives WACA Scholarship

Imane Guisse, a junior at Penn State Berks, was one of 25 students nationwide to receive a scholarship from the World Affairs Council of America to attend the Future of American Leadership Conference, set for Nov. 15-17 in Washington, D.C.
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Langan LaunchBox sponsors Idea Challenge

The Penn State Langan LaunchBox is sponsoring an Idea Challenge for Penn State Berks students. Students can submit ideas as individuals or as teams and submissions can include concepts for businesses and services. Three entries will be awarded $100 each. The deadline for submission is Nov. 10.

Students serve Thanksgiving dinner

Penn State Berks students will visit the Police Athletic Center in Reading to serve Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16. Students will arrive at 4 p.m. and begin the day by doing crafts with the Olivet Boys & Girls Club youth and then serve Thanksgiving dinner.
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Berks celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Penn State Berks will hold a variety of events during the week of Nov. 13–19. The college has several lectures planned for aspiring student entrepreneurs and one event is open to the public. The events are sponsored in part by the Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development Center.
Black Lives Matter Leader Shaun King to speak Nov. 15

Black Lives Matter Leader Shaun King to speak Nov. 15

Senior Justice Writer Shaun King is an increasingly prominent voice within the Black Lives Matter movement who will visit Penn State Berks on Nov. 15 to discuss civil rights issues, social justice and equality.