Writing Center Open House to be held Feb. 11

Penn State Berks students, faculty, and staff are invited to a dedication and open house for the newly renovated Writing Center in room 141 of the Franco Building, at on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at 1 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

The event will begin with a dedication from Chancellor R. Keith Hillkirk beginning at 1:15 p.m. After the ribbon cutting, the program will include a video about the Writing Center created by peer tutors and some readings of short words and poetry from tutors and Professional Writing majors.

Literary-themed food will be served, including non-alcoholic mint juleps from ?The Great Gatsby.? Attendees may also enter a free raffle. Word games (homemade Boggle) and supervised graffiti art on some available wall space will be featured as well.

For more information, contact Dr. Holly Ryan, assistant professor of English and writing center coordinator, at 610-396-6333, or via e-mail at [email protected].