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Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

 Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Tarana Burke Streaming of Tarana’s speech will be available Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT  

Michael Franzese

Former mob boss of Colombo family hits Penn State Berks

Former mob boss Michael Franzese will speak about his life in organized crime at 7 p.m. March 21, in Perkins Student Center Auditorium at Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the public.
the terrible girls poster

Penn State Berks Theatre Department presents ‘the terrible girls’

The Penn State Berks Theatre Department will present "the terrible girls," written by Jacqueline Goldfinger, at 8 p.m., Feb. 21-24, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This production contains adult language and adult situations, and it is free and open to the public.
Dr. Chidi Achebe

Dr. Chidi Achebe to discuss global issues and U.S. healthcare, Feb. 21 at Berks

Dr. Chidi Achebe, physician executive and the son of the late Chinua Achebe, author of the novel "Things Fall Apart," will present two lectures at Penn State Berks on Feb. 21. The first is part of the Global Studies Forum, titled “Investment in Nigeria” at 12:15 p.m. The second is part of the college’s Arts and Lecture Series, titled “Inequalities in Health Care in the United States: Why We Should Care” at 7 p.m. Both lectures will be held in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room and are free and open to the public.
Berks engineering majors and theatre minors

Theatre meets engineering at Penn State Berks

While majoring in engineering and minoring in theatre may seem like an odd combination at first, three Penn State Berks Engineering students with theatre minors find that it is opening doors for them in unexpected ways. They recently had the opportunity to expand their technical knowledge by participating in the 50th Annual Region 2 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania in January.
Housel in Macbeth

Theatre students honored at American College Theatre Festival

Penn State Berks Theatre students attended the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region 2, held Jan. 17–20 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. During the event, they were invited to perform a scene from the fall 2017 mainstage production of "Macbeth."
Step Afrika!

Berks celebrates Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Penn State Berks will hold the following events in February. All events are free and open to the public.