Students walking near the Lion Shrine
Photo of Dr. Leonard Gamberg, Dr. Daniel Pitonyak and Dr. Alexei Prokudin

No Small Matter

Penn State Berks is the only undergraduate institution to receive two prestigious research grants for work in theoretical nuclear physics research
Read More
 Students from Penn State Berks traveled to Poland to work on preservation efforts at Auschwitz.

Preserving History

Students from Penn State Berks entered Auschwitz as curious scholars and left with a greater appreciation for the horrors of war, and in particular, the Holocaust.
Read More
The ribbon-cutting ceremony included the Chancellor and professors

Penn State Berks unveils new Fluid Discovery Lab

The Fluid Discovery Lab is the newest state-of-the-art engineering laboratory in the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building and the only open access laboratory dedicated to the study of fluid dynamics in the Penn State system.
Read More
Dr. Bruce Hale and student

Iron Addiction

Is it possible for people to become addicted to exercise? Dr. Bruce Hale studies exercise dependence in weightlifters.
Read More

Latest News

head shot of Pedro

PA Secretary of Education to speak at commencement

A new class of 278 Penn State Berks students will receive their baccalaureate and associate degrees on Saturday, May 6, when Berks hosts the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies.
students on campus

Penn State Berks summer sessions begin May 15

The summer sessions at Penn State Berks begin on May 15. There will be more than 60 classes offered in the two summer sessions, with the first six-week session running from May 15 to June 22, and the second seven-week session running from June 26 to Aug. 3.
food pantry

Seniors to establish food pantry as part of Class Gift

Hunger has become an increasing problem across college campuses, and this year’s senior class at Penn State Berks is hoping to make a difference by establishing a food pantry on campus.

Berks partners with Schuylkill River Trail for Family Nature Festival

Penn State Berks will join local community organizations to host a free Family Nature Festival from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on April 28. The festival will be held on a half-mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail, beginning at the River Road trailhead in Northwest Reading across from Baer Park. This event is free and open to the public.

Berks students awarded in Spanish poetry-writing

Three Penn State Berks students received awards in the fourth annual Spanish poetry-writing contest sponsored by the Latin American Cultural Center of Lancaster (LACC).
people holding agreementment

Penn State Berks and RACC sign articulation agreement

Penn State Berks and Reading Area Community College (RACC) have joined forces to make the road to earning a baccalaureate degree more accessible.
Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.