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¡Somos Penn State Berks! Tenemos profesores quien hablan español, y múltiplos  programas y clubs para estudiantes hispanos. ¡Bienvenidos a la institución de Penn State!

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.
Shaka Senghor

Convicted murderer, author, and lecturer to speak at Penn State Berks

In 1991, Shaka Senghor was sent to prison for second-degree murder. Today, he lectures at universities, is a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and an inspiration to thousands. He will give two presentations at Penn State Berks on Wednesday, March 14: the first at 12:15 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room and the second at 7 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Both lectures are free and open to the public.
THON 2018's official grand total of $10,151,663.93

Berks leads campus fundraising for THON

At the end of the 46-hour Penn State dance marathon known as THON on Sunday, February 18, 2018, it was announced that Penn State Berks lead the commonwealth campuses in fundraising totals.
Alumni Chapter to present check for THON at dancer send-off

Alumni Chapter to present check for THON at dancer send-off

The Berks County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will present a check to the Berks Benefitting THON student organization at their dancer send-off at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Perkins Student Center Lion’s Den, at Penn State Berks.

Penn State Berks to host Cuts for Kids to benefit THON

Penn State Berks Benefiting THON, a student organization that helps to raise funds for the fight against pediatric cancer, is hosting its annual Cuts for Kids event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room.
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.
Nittany Watson Challenge

Nittany AI Challenge offers $100,000 in funding

Penn State students, faculty and staff are invited to compete for $100,000 in funding during the Nittany AI Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the Penn State EdTech Network, will give participating teams the opportunity to explore artificial intelligence in higher education to improve the student experience at Penn State, solve real-world problems at the University, and generate startup ideas. The deadline for idea submissions is Jan. 29.
Kendall Phillips

Lecture explores modern-day politics and horror films

Kendall Phillips, professor of communication and rhetorical studies at Syracuse University, will present a lecture titled "A Certain Tendency in Post-Occupy Cinema: The Purge, The Cabin in the Woods, and Snowpiercer” at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room at Penn State Berks. This lecture will explore the intersection of politics and cinema in the 21st century. The event is free and open to the public.
THON 2018

Berks Benefiting THON to host third annual 'Polar Plunge'

Penn State Berks Benefiting THON, a student organization, is inviting the community to take the “Polar Plunge” to raise funds for THON, the world's largest student-run philanthropy dedicated to supporting children with pediatric cancer and their families, at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 28, at the beach at Blue Marsh Lake. Attendees may register in advance before Jan. 14 for $20, or after Jan. 14 for $25. Those who register before Jan. 14 will receive a t-shirt.

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