Penn State Berks Fall 2022 Arts & Lecture Series
The Truth about Halloween
October 25, 2022 – 6:00 PM Perkins Auditorium
What does Halloween mean to you? Costumes, candy, and trick or treating? Hayrides, haunted houses, and horror stories? Maybe its devil worship and evil things that go bump in the night. Many of you may not know the truth about Halloween. Join us to learn more about the myths of this holiday. Presented by Dr. Cheryl Nicholas, Erica Pulaski, and Dr. Michele Ramsey.
Dr. Scott Glassman
November 2, 2022 – 12:15 PM
Dr. Glassman is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and the director of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology Program at PCOM. His seven-week positive psychology program, A Happier You®, has been featured on SiriusXM, NPR, and CBS News as a syndicated feature. He is the author of the book A Happier You: A Seven-Week Program to Transform Negative Thinking into Positivity and Resilience from New Harbinger Publications.
Dr. Glassman is also a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and a consultant for the Family Medicine department at PCOM, assisting with the integration of behavioral health in primary care. He trains DO students in patient-centered communication and has developed patient-centered medical home initiatives at PCOM that foster collaboration between counseling and psychology students and healthcare professionals.
Dr. Glassman has been a speaker and trainer at many national and regional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, and the National Committee for Quality Assurance. He is a periodic contributor to the Health Section of The Philadelphia Inquirer.
In addition to positive psychology, his areas of interest include primary care psychology, cognitive behavioral approaches, group dynamics, and recovery-oriented models of care.
Matika Wilbur - Visual Storyteller from The Swinomish and Tulalip Peoples of Coastal Washington
November 7, 2022 – 7:00 PM
Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip) is one of the nation’s leading photographers, based in the Pacific Northwest. She earned her BFA from Brooks Institute of Photography where she double majored in Advertising and Digital Imaging. Her most recent endeavor, Project 562, has brought Matika to over 300 tribal nations dispersed throughout 40 U.S. states where she has taken thousands of portraits, and collected hundreds of contemporary narratives from the breadth of Indian Country all in the pursuit of one goal: To Change The Way We See Native America.