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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 ranks No. 4 in top public colleges in PA in Niche survey

The recent Niche 2018 Top Public Universities of Pennsylvania ranking places Penn State Berks in fourth place among public colleges and universities in Pennsylvania. According to Niche, Penn State campuses are treated as their own entities in the ranking and Berks is the highest rated campus outside University Park.
Dominic Frongillo

Penn State Berks presents lecture on how millennials can make a difference

At age 22, Dominic Frongillo made history as the youngest-ever town council member in New York. He will visit Penn State Berks to talk about his work in climate change and clean energy at 7 p.m. April 13 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. The event is free and open to the public.

'Be Bold, Take Charge' hosts clothing drive

“Be Bold, Take Charge,” a multi-sector community health initiative between Penn State Berks and Penn State Health St. Joseph, is hosting a professional clothing drive in partnership with Goodwill Industries and Berks Connections Pretrial Services (BCPS) through April 9. Donation bins will be located on Penn State Berks campus in the Perkins Student Center and Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building. Clothing can also be donated at Penn State Health St. Joseph Main Campus at 2500 Bernville Road in Reading.

Berks holds Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

The Penn State Berks Spring 2018 Entrepreneurship Speaker Series will host a lecture titled “Legal Considerations with Startups,” from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Monday, March 19, in room 121 Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building. This event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Daniel Pitonyak, a post doctoral research associate in physics at Penn State Berks

World of subatomic particles explored during Losoncy Lecture Series, March 29

Penn State Berks also was the only undergraduate institution to receive a Topical Collaboration Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, which funded speaker’s appointment.
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FBI agent to discuss active shooter survival strategies on March 14

Penn State Berks will hold two informational events about active shooters in schools on March 14. The first will be an Active Shooter Survival Strategies presentation from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Then, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., there will be a Q&A session with Kim, also in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.
The Cohens and Hammels stand with Chancellor Hillkirk

$3 Million Gift to Launch Cohen-Hammel Fellows Program

With a transformational joint gift to Penn State Berks, two Penn State alumni couples have launched a comprehensive new scholarship program and raised the bar for private giving to the campus.
Alternative Spring Break Takes Students to Puerto Rico

Alternative Spring Break Takes Students to Puerto Rico

This year, the Penn State Berks Alternative Spring Break program will take a group of six students, along with a staff adviser, to San Juan, Puerto Rico.