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Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
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Eleven Penn State students to present research to PA legislators on April 25

Undergraduate students representing seven of Penn State’s campuses will present their research to legislators at the 15th annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference, taking place at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg on April 25.
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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.

Berks students awarded in Spanish poetry-writing

Three Penn State Berks students received awards in the fourth annual Spanish poetry-writing contest sponsored by the Latin American Cultural Center of Lancaster (LACC).
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PA Secretary of Education to speak at commencement

A new class of 278 Penn State Berks students will receive their baccalaureate and associate degrees on Saturday, May 6, when Berks hosts the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies.

Careers with Math Options Conference

Penn State Berks will host its 19th annual Careers with Math Options Conference on Wednesday, May 10, for female middle school students from Berks County and surrounding school districts.
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Penn State Berks summer sessions begin May 15

The summer sessions at Penn State Berks begin on May 15. There will be more than 60 classes offered in the two summer sessions, with the first six-week session running from May 15 to June 22, and the second seven-week session running from June 26 to Aug. 3.

Berks partners with Schuylkill River Trail for Family Nature Festival

Penn State Berks will join local community organizations to host a free Family Nature Festival from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on April 28. The festival will be held on a half-mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail, beginning at the River Road trailhead in Northwest Reading across from Baer Park. This event is free and open to the public.

‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
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Penn State Berks and RACC sign articulation agreement

Penn State Berks and Reading Area Community College (RACC) have joined forces to make the road to earning a baccalaureate degree more accessible.