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¡Somos Penn State!

¡Somos Penn State Berks! Tenemos profesores quien hablan español, y múltiplos  programas y clubs para estudiantes hispanos. ¡Bienvenidos a la institución de Penn State!

Smart Software team members present their robot.

FIRST LEGO League Challenge generates enthusiasm for STEAM

The 329 elementary and middle school students who participated in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League Challenge used the competition elements as building blocks to learn about teamwork, problem-solving and gracious professionalism.
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Museum to honor Penn State Berks students at annual awards luncheon

Penn State Berks students will be honored at the Central PA African American Museum (CPAAM) annual awards luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, at The DoubleTree by Hilton in Reading, Pennsylvania. The theme is “Honoring Those Who Are Making a Difference.”
Michael Franzese

Former mob boss of Colombo family hits Penn State Berks

Former mob boss Michael Franzese will speak about his life in organized crime at 7 p.m. March 21, in Perkins Student Center Auditorium at Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the public.
Shaka Senghor

Convicted murderer, author, and lecturer to speak at Penn State Berks

In 1991, Shaka Senghor was sent to prison for second-degree murder. Today, he lectures at universities, is a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and an inspiration to thousands. He will give two presentations at Penn State Berks on Wednesday, March 14: the first at 12:15 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room and the second at 7 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Both lectures are free and open to the public.
Michael Franzese

Michael Franzese

Michael Franzese is the only high ranking official of a major crime family to ever walk away, without protective custodies, and survive. 

Professors Flavio Cabrera and Dr. Marietta Scanlon listen to a team's presentation on their robot's programming

FIRST Lego League - M. Scanlon and F. Cabrera

Flavio Cabrera (Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering) and Dr. Marietta Scanlon (Assistant Teaching Professor in Engineering) listen to a team's presentation on their robot's programming.

Shaka Senghor

Shaka Senghor

By the age of 19, Senghor had been incarcerated for murder. Today, he is a motivational speaker who helps others to break out of self-imposed prisons. 

A team cheers on their robot during the competition rounds of the FIRST Lego League event

FIRST Lego League

A team cheers on their robot during the competition rounds of the FIRST Lego League event

Dr. Rungun Nathan listens to a team's explanation of their robot's programming

FIRST Lego League - R.Nathan

Dr. Rungun Nathan (Associate Professor of Engineering) judges a team's presentation at the FIRST Lego League Competition

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