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Inspire the Night at Penn State Berks

Berks benefitting THON to host 'Inspire the Night'

Penn State Berks Benefitting THON will host the inaugural "Inspire the Night" Benefit Dinner on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading from 6 to 10 p.m.
A student studies in Thun Library

Penn State Berks unveils Open Education Resources

As part of Penn State University President Barron’s imperative to make educational resources affordable and accessible, Penn State Berks has recently announced new Open Education Resources initiatives to help decrease costs for students and faculty.
Lexi Buckalew

Buckalew overcomes challenges, graduates early

When Alexis “Lexi” Buckalew receives her diploma on Dec. 15, 2017, it will be a momentous occasion.
Kathy Cavanaugh

Cavanaugh travels winding road to earn degree

On Dec. 15, 2017, Kathy Cavanaugh, a communication arts and sciences major, will walk across the stage to receive her diploma in front of her three children, as well as her co-workers and friends at Penn State Berks.

Penn State Berks named to Military Times Best

Military Times recently announced its "Military Times Best: Colleges 2018" rankings, and Penn State Berks was included on the list of best colleges for service members, military veterans and their families. Ranked at No. 128, Berks is the only Penn State campus — and one of just six colleges in Pennsylvania — to appear on the list in the 4-year-schools category.
Freyberger Gallery presents “America in a Trance” photography exhibit Jan. 18

Freyberger Gallery presents 'America in a Trance'

The Freyberger Gallery will host a special exhibition of photography by Niko J. Kallianiotis titled "America in a Trance." The exhibit runs from Jan. 18 to Feb. 22, 2018, with an opening reception at 6 p.m. on Jan. 18.

Theatre Department presents Fall Festival of Plays

The Penn State Berks Theatre Department will present the annual Fall Festival of Plays, a showcase of student written and produced plays, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium on campus. This event is free and open to the public.
Students testing water

Berks students hold Water Ecology Learning Day

Penn State Berks students and Olivet Boys & Girls Club children will participate in a “Water Ecology Learning Day” event from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at the Olivet Boys & Girls Club Clinton Street location.