6ABC’s Karen Rogers named Penn State Brandywine Spring Soirée emcee

Since 2008, Penn State Brandywine’s signature spring event, the Spring Soirée, has raised more than $250,000 for student scholarships. This year’s event will be held at the Phoenixville Foundry from 7 to 11 p.m. April 12. Proceeds will enhance the student experience, providing critical dollars to support new academic programs, scholarships and student-focused campus enhancements. 

The campus will partner with 6ABC and "Action News" anchor Karen Rogers, who will take the helm as emcee for the evening.

The Spring Soirée will feature dinner, live music, dancing, and live and silent auctions, including a week-long escape to a private villa in Jamaica, vacation homes “down the shore,” Penn State and Philadelphia sporting event tickets, and women’s and men’s fashion items. Catering will be provided by Robert Ryan Catering and Bill Handy’s five-piece jazz band will set the mood.

CTDI (Communications Test Design Inc.), of West Chester, has committed to support Penn State Brandywine students as a Platinum Sponsor for the third consecutive year.

To support the Spring Soirée through sponsorship and/or an advertisement in the event program booklet or to purchase tickets to the event, contact Alex Pratt at or 610-892-1253. Visit for event updates and information. 

Action News Anchor Karen Rogers will emcee Penn State Brandywine's Spring Soiree at the Phoenixville Foundry on Friday, April 12. Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

Last Updated March 11, 2013