Penn State Berks Household and Homecoming Weekend will happen October 7-9

WYOMISSING, Pa. — Penn State Berks alumni and pupil households are invited to the annual Faculty Homecoming and Household Weekend, Friday, October 7-Sunday, October 9. This 12 months’s theme is “House Candy Homecoming.”

The weekend will embody actions for the entire household, together with social and sporting occasions that showcase campus. Most occasions are free and open to all attendees until in any other case famous, however many require advance registration.

Friday, October 7

float constructing get together1 to 7 p.m., parking zone B2 in entrance of the Beaver Athletics and Wellness Heart
Deliver the entire household to see our pupil organizations put their creativity to the take a look at as they construct their finest floats for Saturday’s Homecoming Parade at 12 pm Floats will likely be judged and successful organizations will obtain funds to host a social occasion for his or her members .

Bonfire with Karaoke and Dwell Music8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Luerssen and Perkins Lawns
Kick off the welcome weekend with the annual bonfire, described as a sight to behold. Be part of us for an evening of music, snacks, and camaraderie. Sponsored by the Scholar Authorities Affiliation.

Saturday, October 8

legacy breakfast8:45 am, Alumni Tent at Perkins Garden, advance registration required.
Mother and father, grandparents, and/or siblings of Penn State alumni who’ve a member of the family who attends Penn State Berks are invited to have fun their Penn State legacy at this occasion. Attendees will share reminiscences and traditions whereas having fun with a complimentary breakfast.

FAQ session for folks and households10 a.m., Perkins Scholar Heart, Room 3
Mother and father and households are invited to this particular session, the place there will likely be an open discussion board to satisfy with skilled employees and talk about questions or issues, in addition to study present information at Penn State Berks.

free sights11 a.m. to three p.m., Perkins Garden, Perkins Plaza and adjoining gardens
Attendees are invited to walk the campus and luxuriate in avenue performers, giveaways, inflatables, and different sights that may present enjoyable for the entire household.

Picnic11:30 am to 1:30 pm, Perkins Garden Tent, pre-registration required by September 30.
Alumni, college students, college, employees, and their households are invited to attend a free picnic. Because of house limitations, the utmost variety of company per get together is 5. (Present Berks college students have to be included within the group complete.)

homecoming paradeNoon
College students, college, and employees will make their approach via campus, every bringing their very own distinctive illustration to our parade. Comply with the indicators for the perfect view between the Luerssen Science Constructing and the Perkins Scholar Heart. Floats and performances will likely be judged for an opportunity to win money prizes to your group.

welcome to alumni12:30-2:00 PM, Alumni Tent, Perkins Garden, pre-registration required.
Berks alumni are invited to cease by the Alumni Tent, decide up a free alumni present, get pleasure from refreshments and mingle with college, employees and alumni.

Meet & Greet of the Alumni Society12:30-2:00 PM, Alumni Tent, Perkins Garden, no advance registration required.
Cease by the Berks Alumni Society tent free of charge ice cream from Penn State Berkey Creamery and study extra about upcoming occasions this fall.

Girls’s soccer vs. Penn Faculty1 p.m., Beaver Athletics and Wellness Heart Turf Subject

Coronation of Royalty Homecoming 202213:45, Lion Sanctuary
Cheer and have fun the 2022 Penn State Berks Homecoming Court docket.

Berks to profit THON Vera Bradley and Sports activities Bingo3-5 p.m., Perkins Garden Tent
Attendees are invited to play bingo and have an opportunity to win Vera Bradley, sports activities memorabilia and different nice prizes whereas elevating cash for the Penn State Berks Benefitting THON. Ticket value: $20 upfront, $25 on the occasion. To buy tickets upfront, contact Emily Smith at

Males’s Soccer vs. Penn Faculty3:30 p.m., Beaver Athletics and Wellness Heart turf discipline

Blue and White Society Tie-Dye Occasion3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Perkins Garden Mini Tent
The Blue and White Society, a pupil group, will host its annual tie-dye occasion. Members might carry their very own targets or buy objects out there on the occasion. For extra info, contact Blue and White Society President Liana Vega at

Dinner out there at Tully’sfrom 4:30 p.m., dinner a la carte.

The Nice DuBois: Extraordinary Circus for Two5 p.m., Perkins Scholar Heart Auditorium
A quick-paced, high-energy circus present for all ages, showcasing unbelievable feats of juggling, hula hoops, unicycling, aerial and circus acrobatics, contortion, magic and viewers interplay, all wrapped in a cloak of comedy. Merely put, the Grand DuBois is probably the most distinctive two-person circus present you may ever see.

gold assembly6 pm, The Pike Cafe, 930 Pike Road, Studying, advance registration required.
All Penn State Berks graduates of the previous decade are invited to this particular alumni occasion. Spend the night socializing with different alumni. The fee is $20 per particular person earlier than October 1; $25 on the door. For extra info, go to

Sunday, October 9

Berks Benefiting THON 5K10 a.m. to midday, Perkins Plaza
Registration for race day will start at 8:45 am. This 3.1-mile run or 1-mile stroll helps the Berks Benefitting THON’s purpose of elevating funds and consciousness for pediatric most cancers. The fee is $25 earlier than September 10; $30 beginning September 11, race day. Early chook registration features a t-shirt. For extra info or to register upfront, go to or contact Arizona Shreck at

SAE Baja Auto Present10 am to 1 pm, Parking G4, positioned to the left of the Franco Constructing
This automobile present raises funds for the Penn State Berks SAE BAJA Membership to permit pupil engineering members to design, construct and take a look at off-road autos. All kinds and fashions of autos are eligible to take part, whether or not previous, new, automobiles, vans, bikes, restored, modified, challenge constructed, and so on. Prizes will likely be awarded by class, resembling finest nationwide, finest import, finest challenge and finest total. For extra info, contact SAE BAJA Membership President Cody Fitser at

ladies’s soccer vs. York Facultymidday, Beaver Athletics and Wellness Heart turf discipline

Pennsylvania berks State Cleanup, 2 pm, assembly at Perkins Plaza
Attendees are invited to assist us clear up Exit Ramp 222 on Broadcasting Highway round our campus. Penn State Berks is working with PennDOT on this challenge. Provides together with gloves, trash luggage, and extra will likely be supplied. For extra info, contact Angie DiJiacomo at

Questions concerning the household portion of Household and Homecoming Weekend could be directed to Angie Dijiacamo at and questions on alumni occasions could be directed to Heather Smart at

About the author


Leave a Comment