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Jonathan Kukta, Director of Housing and Food Services at Penn State Berks and Penn State Schuylkill, was recently honored with Schuylkill’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.

Kukta honored with Schuylkill Outstanding Alumni Award

Jonathan Kukta, Director of Housing and Food Services at Penn State Berks and Penn State Schuylkill, was recently honored with Schuylkill’s Outstanding Alumnus Award, which recognizes alumni "whose personal lives, professional achievements and community service exemplify the objectives of their alma mater.”
Victor H. Hammel ’67, Chairman of Rentokil North America, and retired CEO of J.C. Ehrlich

Hammel to speak at Berks' fall 2017 commencement

A new class of 164 Penn State Berks students will receive their baccalaureate and associate degrees at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Beaver Community Center, when Berks hosts its fall 2017 commencement ceremony. The honorary keynote speaker this year will be alumnus Victor H. Hammel, chairman of Rentokil North America, and retired CEO of J.C. Ehrlich.
College holds screening of ‘PLANEAT’ on Nov. 6

College holds screening of ‘PLANEAT’ on Nov. 6

Penn State Berks will host the screening of the film "PLANEAT," followed by a discussion about food consumption and the health and environmental impacts of our food decisions, at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6.
Students engaged in an interactive mock witch trial of Bridget Bishop.

Berks students visit Salem to study witch trials

Would you dare to visit Salem, Massachusetts on Friday the 13th in October? Penn State Berks students majoring in communication arts and sciences and criminal justice did just that, taking to the streets of Salem to study the witch trials of 1692.
Dr. Michael R. Bartolacci

Professors develop model to strengthen wireless network

Protecting and strengthening the security of wireless networks used by law enforcement, firefighters and emergency responders during natural disasters and minimizing damage to networks by terrorists and hackers — these are the two key issues addressed in a unique modeling approach developed by two professors, one from Penn State Berks and the other from Ontario’s University of Waterloo.
Liz Neeley

Neeley to discuss science writing

Writing scientific articles can pose a challenge as the writer seeks to decipher the jargon and cut through the data to pique readers' interest. Liz Neeley, executive director of the award-winning podcast "The Story Collider," will speak on this subject from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium at Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the public.
Aniyia Williams came to Berks to speak about entrepreneurship

Berks hears about entrepreneurship from Aniyia Williams

Students from Penn State Berks, Abington and Lehigh Valley learned lessons in entrepreneurship from Aniyia Williams, who gave a talk at Berks on Oct. 11.
Poster for The Pavilion by Craig Wright

Berks theatre students recognized by KCATF

The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival recognized the fall workshop production of The Pavilion by Craig Wright.

Students to “Camp Out for Hunger” on Nov. 3

The Penn State Berks Office of Campus Life will be working with the Berks Cares and Yoga and Meditation Society student organizations to host awareness events related to hunger and homelessness.

Berks hosts Math & Science Day for elementary students

Approximately 100 first-graders from the 10th and Green Elementary School of the Reading School District will visit Penn State Berks for a Math and Science Day on Monday, Oct. 30.

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