Alcohol Awareness Week events to educate students

In recognition of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, Oct. 19?24, 2015, Penn State Berks is holding various Alcohol Awareness events. On Thursday, October 22, 2015, from 11:00 a.m.?3 p.m., various activities that simulate driving under the influence of alcohol will be held in the Perkins Plaza. Events will include use of ?drunk goggles? and other activities. This program is sponsored by Penn State Berks Police in conjunction with AAA Reading?Berks County.

In addition, Penn State Berks Health Services held alcohol screenings in conjunction with Penn State Berks Counseling Services on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Students completed forms in which they answered questions on their alcohol use, which were then evaluated by Counseling Services, who counseled the students when appropriate.

The purpose of these events is to educate students about the dangers of drinking and driving. Events are open to students of the college.