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Penn State Berks Unity Day slated for Sept. 27

Penn State Berks will hold its Unity Day celebration, an annual Penn State event that helps bring students, faculty, staff and community members together to celebrate diversity, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27.

Penn State Berks student named 2020 Schwarzman Scholar

Ryan Morris, a first-generation college student who was a race car driver before attending Penn State Berks, has won a Schwarzman Scholarship, which will enable him to pursue a master’s degree in global affairs from the Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Day of the Dead celebration slated for Nov. 2

Días de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Nov. 2 at Penn State Berks. The event will take place in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room, and Mexican-themed refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Norman Bristol Colón to speak at Latino Forum

Norman Bristol Colón, president and CEO of The Progreso Group, a consulting, strategy, and public relations firm specializing in Latino affairs, will speak at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. His presentation is free and open to the public.

Freyberger Gallery Stirring the Fire exhibition

The Penn State Berks Freyberger Gallery will present "Stirring the Fire," a photographic exhibition by West Coast artist Phil Borges from Oct. 27 to Dec. 8. There will be an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27. This event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.

Unity Day celebration to be held Sept. 21

Penn State Berks will hold its Unity Day celebration, an annual Penn State event that helps bring students, faculty, staff and the community together to celebrate diversity, from 12:15-1:15 p.m Sept. 21. Activities will take place under the tent at the Perkins Plaza, rain or shine. All Unity Day activities are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.