The Global Studies program at Penn State Berks will host a Global Forum 2017 with a presentation titled "Soaring Past 7 Billion: Population Challenges for a Crowded World" by John Seager, president and CEO of Population Connection, at 12:15 p.m. on March 20 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. This event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.
Penn State Berks is working with SafeBerks, formerly know as Berks Women in Crisis, to host a viewing and subsequent discussion of "The Hunting Ground" at 6 p.m. on March 20 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. This event is free and open to the public.
“Be Bold, Take Charge,” a multi-sector community health initiative between Penn State Berks and Penn State Health St. Joseph, is hosting a Professional Clothing Drive in partnership with Goodwill Industries and Berks Connections Pretrial Services (BCPS) from March 20-April 2.
Penn State Berks students will turn Opportunity House, the Reading emergency shelter, into a five-star restaurant for its clients on the evening of Tuesday, March 28. Students will serve a four-course meal to Opportunity House clients, as well as an evening to remember.
Chances are that you don’t think about industrial agriculture and its effect on the environment and local farming when you’re going through the drive-through of your favorite fast-food restaurant, says Michelle Mart, associate professor of history at Penn State Berks.
Irish Blessing, an Irish heritage musical ensemble, brings a musical extravaganza to campus at 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 17, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. This event is free and open to the public.
This year, the Penn State Berks Alternative Spring Break program will take a group of seven Penn State Berks students and two staff advisers to Kraków and Oswiecim, Poland, where they will spend the week of March 4-11 focusing on remembrance and preservation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Holocaust site.
Pradip Bandyopadhyay, division head of science at Penn State Berks, is working to help a future generation of engineering students to succeed. In 2015, he was invited to collaborate on a proposal titled “Sustainable Bridges from Campus to Campus: Retention Models for Transitioning Engineering Students.”