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'Be Bold, Take Charge' initiative hosts clothing drive

“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 through April 2.
Oxfam Hunger Banquet

Berks to raise hunger awareness through Oxfam Hunger Banquet

Penn State Berks will join a national movement to raise awareness about issues related to hunger by hosting its first Oxfam Hunger Banquet for students at 7 p.m. on March 23 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. This event is open to current Penn State Berks students.

Be Bold, Take Charge initiative hosts clothing drive

“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.

Berks conference strives to attract local students

Penn State Berks will host its annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Conference on Wednesday, March 8.
students serving meals

Students turn shelter into five-star restaurant

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.
mechanical engineering students

Grant builds bridges for future engineering students

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.”
Berks THON amount revealed

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.
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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.
students preparing meal

Students to prepare dinner at Opportunity House

Penn State Berks students will prepare and serve dinner to the clients of Opportunity House, the Reading emergency shelter, on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 4:45–8 p.m. Students volunteer regularly at Opportunity House as part of the college’s commitment to community service.
Katie Amaral

Amaral helps Berks Forensics Unit

During a recent ceremony to announce that the Berks County Forensic Services Unit had achieved international accreditation in the field of forensic inspection from the American National Standards Institute-American Society for Quality National Accreditation Board, or ANSI-ASQ, Katie Amaral was front and center on the stage in plain clothes with the uniformed unit members.

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