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Penn State Berks birthday celebration slated for July 9

The college will host a celebration in honor of its 60th “birthday” on Monday, July 9, 2018, at 12:15 p.m. at the Perkins Plaza (rain location–inside the Perkins Student Center). Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

READING, Pa. — Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are invited to a celebration in honor of the 60th “birthday” for Penn State Berks at 12:15 p.m. Monday, July 9, at the Perkins Plaza. In the event of rain, the celebration will be held inside the Perkins Student Center.

This event is free and will feature brief remarks by Chancellor R. Keith Hillkirk and an ice cream-and-brownie social, including Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream and the 60th anniversary Berks brownie. This event is part of the college’s anniversary celebration being held throughout 2018. For more information on the Penn State Berks 60th anniversary, visit

Last Updated June 21, 2018