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Penn State Berks students worked to help restore mangrove forests during the Alternative Spring Break to Puerto Rico.

Planting the seeds of service in San Juan, Puerto Rico

This year, the Penn State Berks Alternative Spring Break program took a group of six students, along with a staff adviser, to San Juan, Puerto Rico where they spent a week working on a mangrove reforestation project.
Dr. Barron addressing the attendees of the economic development luncheon

Penn State President Barron hosts economic development luncheon

The discussion focused on the success of student entrepreneurs through the Invent Penn State initiative.
From left to right: Irv and Lois Cohen, Chancellor Hillkirk, Dena Hammel and Victor Hammel. The Cohens and Hammels have made a combined gift of $3 million to Penn State Berks, which will help create the Cohen-Hammel Fellowship Program.

$3 Million Gift to Launch Cohen-Hammel Fellows Program at Penn State Berks

With a transformational joint gift to Penn State Berks, two Penn State alumni couples have launched a comprehensive new scholarship program.
THON 2018's official grand total of $10,151,663.93

Berks leads campus fundraising for THON

At the end of the 46-hour Penn State dance marathon known as THON on Sunday, February 18, 2018, it was announced that Penn State Berks lead the commonwealth campuses in fundraising totals.
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.
FIRST LEGO League participants

Berks gears up for 'FIRST LEGO League Challenge'

The innovators of tomorrow will be practicing imaginative thinking and teamwork on Feb. 3
The Penn State Berks 60th Anniversary Logo

Penn State Berks celebrates 60th anniversary in 2018

The college will hold a variety of special events throughout the year for students, faculty, staff, and community members.
A student at Opportunity House carrying a tray of appetizers

Students turn emergency shelter into five-star restaurant

Penn State Berks students turned Opportunity House, the Reading emergency shelter, into a five-star restaurant for its clients on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.
The Penn State Berks women's soccer team

Women's soccer wins fifth straight NEAC Title

The Penn State Berks women's soccer team won its fifth straight North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship Title after defeating Penn College on Sunday afternoon.
Tully's worker prepares an order at the quesadilla bar

Beyond the burger: Campus dining gets major overhaul

From hand-dipped creamery ice cream to weekly burrito bars and surf-and-turf nights, dining at Penn State Berks has gotten a major overhaul since Jonathan Kukta took over.

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