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College holds gender fair to raise awareness of gender issues

Penn State Berks will hold its first Gender Fair on Friday, December 2, 2011, from 1:00–2:30 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. The event is open to the campus community and light refreshments will be served.
The purpose of the Gender Fair is to raise awareness of gender issues among the college’s faculty, staff, and students through the public display of projects conducted by students enrolled in the Women’s Studies course “Introduction to Feminist Thought,” the Communications Arts and Sciences course “Gender Roles in Communication,” and the Psychology course “Psychology of Gender.”

The Gender Fair is hosted by the Communications Arts and Sciences and the Applied Psychology degree programs, with funding from the Student Government Association and a Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences diversity grant.

For more information, contact Dr. Eric Lindsey, Associate Professor of Psychology, at 610-396-6033 or via e-mail at EWL10@psu.edu.
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