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Creativity and Entrepreneurship Workshop slated for March 1 at Penn State Berks

The Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Center will hold a Creativity and Entrepreneurship Workshop for Reading School District middle school students enrolled in the Penn State Educational Partnership Program on March 1. This program will bring PEPP students to Penn State Berks for the day with the purpose of introducing them to entrepreneurship.
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IM ABLE founder, Berks alumnus to discuss success in the face of adversity

Chris Kaag, founder of the IM ABLE Foundation, will give a presentation titled “Becoming an Advocate for People with Disabilities” at 7:30 p.m. on March 1 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room at Penn State Berks.
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Penn State Berks celebrates Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Penn State Berks will hold the following events in February 2017. All events are free and open to the public.
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Alumni Chapter presents check to THON

The Berks County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association presented a check for $5,000 to the Berks Benefitting THON student organization at its annual dancer send-off Feb. 16 in the Perkins Student Center Lion’s Den.

Penn State Health expands EMS service in Berks County

Penn State Life Lion EMS will soon take over the 911 medical emergency response service for several Reading-area communities.

Penn State Health expands patient services in Berks County

The Commonwealth Primary Care group -- with physician practices in Fleetwood, Oley and Exeter -- became members of the Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Group on Feb. 1.
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Grobman named General Education Faculty Fellow

Laurie Grobman, professor of English and women's studies at Penn State Berks, has been invited to serve on the University’s inaugural cohort of the General Education Faculty Fellows program, an important initiative started by the newly formed Office for General Education that will help faculty to advance General Education curricular design, learning outcomes and assessment, and high-impact teaching and learning practices across the University.
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Theatre Department presents “Greater Tuna”

The Penn State Berks Theatre Department will present "Greater Tuna" by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, through Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Admission is free, but space is limited and donations to the Theatre Department will be accepted.
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Chapter presents check to THON at dancer send-off

The Berks County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association (PSAA) will present a check to the Berks Benefiting THON student organization at their dancer send-off at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Perkins Student Center Lion’s Den, Penn State Berks.
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Penn State Lehigh Valley employee retires after 15 years

Bill Speth, who retired on Jan. 31, 2017, served in safety and security at the Lehigh Valley campus.