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Chief of Risk and Resilience at Argonne National Library to speak on April 3

Dr. Julia A. Phillips, Chief of Risk and Resilience Section in the Infrastructure Assurance Center (IAC) at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, will speak at Penn State Berks on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from 3:30-4:30 pm, in room 121 of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building at Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the Penn State Berks students, faculty, and staff. Light refreshments will be served.

Theatre Production presents “Treasure Island”

The Penn State Berks Theatre department will present "Treasure Island," written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Cleo House Jr. Shows are scheduled for April 11-13 and 18-20 at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinees on April 14 and 21 at 2 p.m., in Perkins Student Center Auditorium.

College holds Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

This semester's Entrepreneurship Speaker Series panel discussion will be on Monday, April 15, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in room 121 of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building.

“Get Some” discusses STD Awareness

In honor of National STD Awareness month in April, the theme of the upcoming episode of "Get Some" program is "OMG. GYT" (Get Yourself Tested). GYT (Visit Get Yourself Tested Website) is part of It's Your (Sex) Life, a public information partnership of MTV, CDC, Planned Parenthood, and American College Health Association, along with other organizations.

Kenya Safari Acrobats Takes Audiences to New Heights

The Kenya Safari Acrobats, an awe-inspiring and dynamic dance troupe, will take acrobatics to exhilarating extremes in their performance at Penn State Berks on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 8 p.m. in Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This presentation is free and open to the public.

Christian Student Fellowship volunteers in Washington D.C.

The Penn State Berks Christian Student Fellowship (CSF), a student group, spent their spring break in Washington D.C., working with the Center for Student Mission. The group of eleven students from Penn State Berks departed on Sunday, March 3, 2013, and returned on Saturday, March 9. During their week, students worked in soup kitchens to prepare breakfast and/or lunch each day and then worked at an after-school program in the afternoon.

Kihurani receives Dr. Susan R. Rankin Award

Kihurani receives Dr. Susan R. Rankin Award for Leadership, Integrity, and Outstanding Contributions Karen Kihurani, Multicultural/International Counselor for Penn State Berks, is the 2013 recipient of the Susan R. Rankin Award for Leadership, Integrity, and Outstanding Contributions to Penn State University.

Aerosmith’s drummer Joey Kramer to discuss memoir

Joey Kramer, drummer for the legendary rock band Aerosmith, will discuss his memoir, "Hit Hard: A Story of Hitting Rock Bottom at the Top" on Monday, March 25, 2013, at 9 p.m. in Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This is a ticketed event, and while there is no cost for tickets, they are required.

Gamberg discusses discovery of the Higgs particle in Losoncy Lecture Series

In the second annual George J. Losoncy Lecture in Physics and Astronomy, Dr. Leonard Gamberg, Associate Professor of Physics at Penn State Berks, will give a lecture titled "At the Frontier of Particle Physics: The Discovery of the Higgs Particle-What Does it Mean?" on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public, and it will be preceded by a reception in the Freyberger Gallery at 4:30 p.m., where light refreshments will be served.

Blood drive to take place at Penn State Berks

The Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile will make a stop at Penn State Berks on Thursday, March 21, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the first floor lobby of the Perkins Student Center. "Participation in the drive is valuable and has a direct effect on the stability of the area's blood supply," commented Penn State Berks Health Services Supervisor Alice Holland. For information or to make an appointment, visit Health Services in room 8 of the Perkins Student Center or call 610-396-6075.

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