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Berks Practical Nursing students graduate

A new class of 20 Practical Nursing students walked across the stage to receive their diplomas from Penn State Berks at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8. The ceremony was held in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.

Students to perform community service on MLK Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 15, Penn State Berks students will volunteer in the local community and complete community service activities on campus in an effort to honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.
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Americorps Vistas host community engagement forum Jan. 19

The AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program at Penn State Berks will host a civic and community engagement event on Friday, Jan. 19, in the Perkins Student Center Lion's Den.

Penn State Berks to host Martin Luther King Jr. banquet on Jan. 15

Penn State Berks will host a banquet in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 15, 2018. This event is free for the campus community but seating is limited and attendees must have a ticket in advance.
Inspire the Night at Penn State Berks

Berks benefitting THON to host 'Inspire the Night'

Penn State Berks Benefitting THON will host the inaugural "Inspire the Night" Benefit Dinner on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading from 6 to 10 p.m.
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Penn State Berks unveils Open Education Resources

As part of Penn State University President Barron’s imperative to make educational resources affordable and accessible, Penn State Berks has recently announced new Open Education Resources initiatives to help decrease costs for students and faculty.
Lexi Buckalew

Buckalew overcomes challenges, graduates early

When Alexis “Lexi” Buckalew receives her diploma on Dec. 15, 2017, it will be a momentous occasion.
Kathy Cavanaugh

Cavanaugh travels winding road to earn degree

On Dec. 15, 2017, Kathy Cavanaugh, a communication arts and sciences major, will walk across the stage to receive her diploma in front of her three children, as well as her co-workers and friends at Penn State Berks.

Penn State Berks named to Military Times Best

Military Times recently announced its "Military Times Best: Colleges 2018" rankings, and Penn State Berks was included on the list of best colleges for service members, military veterans and their families. Ranked at No. 128, Berks is the only Penn State campus — and one of just six colleges in Pennsylvania — to appear on the list in the 4-year-schools category.
Freyberger Gallery presents “America in a Trance” photography exhibit Jan. 18

Freyberger Gallery presents 'America in a Trance'

The Freyberger Gallery will host a special exhibition of photography by Niko J. Kallianiotis titled "America in a Trance." The exhibit runs from Jan. 18 to Feb. 22, 2018, with an opening reception at 6 p.m. on Jan. 18.