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Dr. Kesha Morant Williams stands by a window at the Penn State Health St. Joseph location

Morant Williams gives a voice to the underrepresented

From examining issues related to race, ethnicity, culture, gender and religion through the lens of popular culture, to telling the stories of individuals with invisible illnesses who do not feel heard, Kesha Morant Williams has one main goal in her research.
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Penn State Berks Night at Fightin Phils on deck for April 24

On April 24, the college will host a Penn State Berks Night at the Fightin’ Phils when they take on the Akron RubberDucks beginning at 6:35 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading. Game tickets include an all-you-can-eat buffet. In addition, Chancellor Hillkirk will throw out the first pitch. This event is part of a year-long celebration held by Penn State Berks in honor of its 60th anniversary. It is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the college.
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72 undergraduate students awarded Erickson Discovery Grants

The list of 2018 Erickson Discovery Grants has been released, and 72 students from Penn State campuses will have their work bolstered by a $3,500 grant from the Office of Undergraduate Education.

Four Berks athletes garner weekly conference honor

For the second week in a row, Penn State Berks swept the tennis and golf honors, as announced by the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) on Tuesday afternoon. Jess Rozick was also selected as the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Pitcher of the Week for the second week in a row.

Berks students awarded in Spanish poetry-writing contes

Two Penn State Berks students received awards in the fifth annual Spanish Poetry Writing Contest sponsored by the Latin American Cultural Center of Lancaster
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Two Berks students receive Erickson Discovery Grants

This year, two students at Penn State Berks received the University’s prestigious Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2018, through the Office of Undergraduate Education.
Penn State Berks students prepare and serve a multiple course meal for residents at the Opportunity House.

Penn State Berks students volunteer in local community

Penn State Berks students will spend time volunteering in the local community during the month of April.
The keynote speaker will be Aniyia Williams, former student of Penn State Berks and University Park and a 2007 Penn State Schreyer Honors College graduate, and the founder of Tinsel, a tech jewelry start-up based in Silicon Valley.

Aniyia Williams to speak at Berks commencement

The keynote speaker will be Aniyia Williams, former student of Penn State Berks and University Park and a 2007 Penn State Schreyer Honors College graduate, and the founder of Tinsel, a tech jewelry start-up based in Silicon Valley.
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Berks students get the Beatles into their lives in NYC

Some 20 students enrolled in the Penn State Berks Beatles honors course turned into day trippers on Sunday, April 8, traveling to New York City for a walking tour of Fab Four historic points "here, there and everywhere"; a presentation by one of the world’s leading Beatles experts and enthusiasts; and a visit to the New York Public Library’s current 1960s U.S. history and culture exhibit.