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October 30: WQLN Radio Collegiate Challenge Broadcast

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On Thursday, October 30, WQLN FM, Erie’s public radio station, will broadcast from the Reed Union Building as part of its annual Collegiate Challenge fundraiser.

December 9: Speaker Series to Feature Orange is the New Black's Laverne Cox

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Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox will speak at Penn State Behrend on December 9.In the Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black,” Laverne Cox’s character, Sophia Burset, is a victim of transmisogyny from other characters.

It’s not an unfamiliar role for Cox considering it’s something she has been subjected to in her own life as well. 

November 17: Speaker Series to Feature Jamie Tworkowski, "To Write Love on Her Arms"

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Jamie Tworkowski will open the 2014-15 Speaker Series at Penn State Behrend on Monday, Nov. 17.For Jamie Tworkowski, it started with a story.

March 3: Speaker Series to Feature Derreck Kayongo, Founder of the Global Soap Project

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Derreck Kayongo

​With the Global Soap Project, Derreck Kayongo seeks to create social change. Since its creation in 2009, thousands of lives have been affected, and the project continues to grow each year.

Now, Kayongo is hoping to inspire others to follow in his footsteps.

April 16: Speaker Series to Feature Discovery Channel's Danny Forster

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Danny Forster

Sometimes when Danny Forster finds himself suspended hundreds of feet in the air or wedged beside a stone crusher a hundred feet below ground, he wonders why he hadn't focused more while earning his masters degree in architecture.

October 23-25: Parents and Families Weekend 2015

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Parents and Families Weekend 2015

A Penn State Behrend celebration for students, parents and families.

April 22: Personal Counseling Workshop - Talking Tips

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The Personal Counseling staff invite you to mini-workshops at noon in the Personal Counseling Office, Reed Room 1.

Free Snacks!

Wednesday, April 22 - Talking Tips!

Sue Daley has tips for success in personal and professional relationships.

April 8: Personal Counseling Workshop - Test Anxiety

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Personal Counseling staff invite you to mini-workshops at noon in the Personal Counseling Office, Reed Room 1.

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Wednesday, December 3 - Test Anxiety

Nicole Lowry will help you calm down for final exam week.

March 18: Personal Counseling Workshop - Self-Esteem (for Women)

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Personal Counseling staff invite you to mini-workshops at noon in the Personal Counseling Office, Reed Room 1.

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Wednesday, March 18 - Self-Esteem (for Women)

February 4: Personal Counseling Workshop - Nutrition & Mood

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Personal Counseling staff invite you to mini-workshops at noon in the Personal Counseling Office, Reed Room 1.

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Wednesday, February 4 - Nutrition & Mood