Friday, October 3, 2008
College Feud - RSVP Form
Perkins Student Center, Multipurpose Room
We surveyed Penn State Berks students and their families. Find out what they said and win gift certificates to some of our fabulous local restaurants. To participate, organize a team of five members, choose a team name, and complete the attached registration form. If you want to participate but don’t have five team members, contact the Alumni Office for assistance.
Perkins Student Center, Multipurpose Room
Play blackjack, roulette, craps and more in our casino challenge Prizes and fun abound!
Saturday, October 4, 2008
Walking The Path Together: Labyrinth Walk
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Labyrinth Janssen Conference Center Complex
Experience the joy of gathering together on a beautiful autumn afternoon. Labyrinth walking is a centuries-old practice used for meditation and reflection. If you choose, you can share a poem, reading, or reflection; or wear or carry something meaningful to you during the walk.
Alumni Reunion Luncheon- RSVP Form
12:00–12:30 p.m.–Check in and receive your free gift and welcome packet.
12:30–2:30 p.m.–Lunch, networking opportunities and photos with the Nittany Lion.
Perkins Student Center, Penn State Room
RSVP required. $25 Adult/$12.50 children 4-12.
Join fellow alumni and their families in celebrating the campus’ 50th Anniversary with a catered luncheon while catching up with former classmates from Berks. Open to Penn State alumni who graduated from or attended the Berks campus and their families.
Berks 50th Family Fair featuring Mini-Golf
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Outside Perkins Student Center
Support our student organizations! Clubs are fundraising by providing a great afternoon of games, novelties, music, and food. Check out Old Tyme Photos with a 1958 theme.
Campus Walking Tour
Beaver Community Center
Our Lion Ambassadors will guide you around our beautiful campus. Experience all the special areas of the campus where your student works, plays and learns.
Plants Of Penn State Berks
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Perkins Student Center, 1st Floor Lobby
Associate Professor of Horticulture Dr. Dave Sanford will lead a walking tour of campus foliage that highlights plants for your home landscaping and tips for gardening.
Rugby v. Gettysburg
Soccer Practice Field
The defending EPRU champions look to continue heir success on their home turf.
50th Anniversary Bath-Tub Derby - RSVP Form
Janssen Parking Lot
Alumni are bringing a campus tradition back to life at Penn State Berks. To participate, organize a team of four or five members, choose a team name, and complete the attached registration form. If you want to participate but don’t have enough team members, contact the Alumni Office for assistance.
In Defense Of Food
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Perkins Student Center, Room 20
Associate Professor of Chemistry Dr. Ike Shibley will discuss Michael Pollan's best-selling book In Defense of Food in which Pollan offers the advice: “eat food, not too much, mostly plants.” Shibley will review the latest nutritional studies and answer questions about diet, exercise, and health.
Diversity Against Discrimination:A Game Of Fact, Value, and Policy
Perkins Student Center, Room 120
People Shouldn't be victims o discrimination - but it happens all the time, by religion, race, ability, gender, sexual orientation, social class, etc. Play an enjoyable, interactive e-based game that develops knowldge and skills inclusiveness.
Mystery Dinner Theater - RSVP Form
Perkins Student Center, Lion's Den
$12 per person (cash or check), register by September 26, 2008
It is Saturday night, October 4, 1958. You and your friends are in Fred A. Malt's (Maltie's) malt shop in the small town of Roley City, near the thriving metropolis of Dillsburg. You are all in your early 20s (I know it's a stretch for some of you, so PRETEND!) and graduated from Roley City High School more than five years ago. Your classmate, the internationally famous rock 'n' roll star, Rock N. Roley, is expected any minute. But Roley will not show up– he has been murdered. Help solve the case and bring your classmate’s killer to justice.
Student Talent Show
Perkins Student Center, Auditorium
MC Buzz Sutherland will dazzle and wow as student organizations, Open Mic participants, and other members of the Penn State Berks student body share their best on the stage of our Auditorium.