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Launick Saint-Fort

Saint-Fort to complete NIH Fellowship in Infectious Disease

It has been a long and winding road from Haiti to graduation for Launick Saint-Fort, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major. She came to the United States with her family when she was just eleven years old, and worked for a few years before enrolling in Penn State Berks.

Cassandra Carnell checks her bee boxes on campus

Berks bees subject of student’s independent study

What does the study of honey bees have to do with pollen variations and seasonal allergies?
Penn State Berks students formed an assembly line to make as many sandwiches for the homeless as possible between sessions.

Berks Alternative Spring Break travels to Belfast

Penn State Berks students and staff traveled to Belfast, Ireland to work on initiatives related to youth, hunger, and homelessness–all major issues facing citizens of Northern Ireland.
Tami Mysliwiec works with a student researcher

GOING VIRAL: Mysliwiec advocates for student researchers

When you walk into Dr. Tami Mysliwiec’s biological laboratory, you will find her surrounded by students, working on research. “Our job is to train student scientists,” states Mysliwiec. “Students are the future of research.”

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Berks sends record number of dancers to THON

For the first time in the history of participating in THON, Penn State Berks has been invited to send six student “dancers” to represent the college.

Sustainability Team promotes Pepsi Dream Machine with student video

In an effort to improve recycling efforts at the Penn State Berks, the college’s Sustainability Team sought the assistance of the Media Commons to develop a student written and produced video focusing on the PepsiCo Dream Machine, a convenient and rewarding way to recycle bottles and cans on the go in a kiosk in the Tully’s cafeteria in the Perkins Student Center.

Penn State Berks has partnered with Penn State Health St. Joseph.

College develops entrepreneurial ecosystem

In partnership with Penn State Health St. Joseph, Penn State Berks has received a $50,000 seed grant as part of the Invent Penn State initiative.
Students work on the pollen collection part of the project

College partners with allergy practice to show patients what allergies look like

It may soon be possible to actually see your allergies through a partnership between Penn State Berks and Berkshire Allergy & Asthma Center.