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Penn State Berks Women's Soccer Team

A Sweet ’16 Season to Remember

The team earned the distinction of becoming the first program at Penn State Berks to secure a spot in the national rankings as they earned the No. 19 spot in the final NSCAA poll of the 2016 season.
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Aniyia Willams

Functional style

Penn State and Schreyer Honors College alumna Aniyia Williams is the founder and CEO of Tinsel, a company that manufactures electronic devices that also serve as fashion accessories.
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Celebration of Mozart performance to be held Jan 18

To celebrate the month of Mozart’s birth, a chamber ensemble from the Reading Symphony Orchestra will perform some of the composer’s best-loved works at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 18 in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium at Penn State Berks. The event is free and open to the public.

Berks prepares for FIRST Lego League Challenge

Excitement is building as the Penn State Berks community prepares for the FIRST Lego League Challenge, set to run from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Jan. 21 in the Penn State Berks Perkins Student Center. In the competition, fourth- through eighth-graders will be immersed in real-world science and technology challenges.

College hosts Martin Luther King Jr. banquet on Jan. 24

Penn State Berks will host a banquet in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 24. The event will be held in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room; doors open at 5 p.m., with dinner at 5:30 p.m. Attendance is free for the campus community but attendees must have a ticket in advance and seating is limited.
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Berks Benefiting THON to host second annual Polar Plunge

Penn State Berks benefiting THON, a student organization, is inviting the community to take the “Polar Plunge” to raise funds for THON, the world's largest student-run philanthropy dedicated to supporting children with pediatric cancer and their families, at 11 a.m. on Jan. 29 at the beach at Blue Marsh Lake. Attendees may register in advance by Jan. 15 for $20 or on the day of the event for $25.
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Mechanical Engineering receives ABET accreditation

The Penn State Berks baccalaureate degree program in mechanical engineering has recently been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

Freyberger Gallery “Winter’s Essence”

The Penn State Berks Freyberger Gallery will present "Winter’s Essence," a joint exhibition by artists Janice Trusky and Daniel Schlenker from Jan. 19 to Feb. 23, 2017.
Strategic Plan

What’s down the road at Penn State?

The first in a series of public forums focused on the University’s long-range Strategic Plan will take place Monday (Jan. 23), and faculty, staff and students from across the University are invited to participate, either in person or via livestream.

'Penn State Night' at Reading Royals game to benefit THON

The Berks County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association, the Penn State Berks Benefitting THON student group, and the Reading Royals, are teaming up for the seventh consecutive year to hold a fundraising event to benefit THON, the world's largest student-run philanthropy dedicated to supporting children with pediatric cancer and their families.