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Divest! The Climate Movement on Tour

College holds screening of 'DIVEST!'

Penn State Berks will host a screening of the film "DIVEST! The Climate Movement on Tour," followed by a panel discussion, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
Chancellor Keith and Mrs. Suzanne Hillkirk

Hillkirk creates ethics, sustainability endowment

Penn State Berks Chancellor R. Keith Hillkirk and his wife, Suzanne, have recently created a new endowment, the Hillkirk Family Program Endowment for Ethics and Sustainability. The name reflects the passion that the Hillkirks have for these two priorities, which are emphasized in the college’s strategic plan.
College partners with community and Olivet for trail cleanup

College partners with community and Olivet for trail cleanup

Penn State Berks students, community members, and children in the City of Reading will gather in Northwest Reading to clean up a one-mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail.

On-site document shredding at Penn State Berks

Penn State Berks will have an on-site document shredder on campus for faculty and staff from 9 a.m. to 9:15 p.m. Aug. 15, in the Franco Building parking lot as part of its sustainability initiatives.
head shot of Alanna

HECBC presents Undergraduate Research Conference

Undergraduate research is alive and well at the colleges and universities that compose the Higher Education Council of Berks County.
Michelle in front of barn

Mart investigates the food industry

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.
film poster

Penn State Berks hosts film screening of 'Racing to Zero'

Penn State Berks will host the screening of the film "Racing to Zero," followed by a presentation by Jane Meeks, executive director of the Berks County Solid Waste Authority, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in room 5 of the Luerssen Building on the Berks campus.
student artwork

Berks hosts fifth graders from Glenside Elementary

The Penn State Berks Elementary and Early Childhood Education degree program will host more than 50 fifth-graders from Reading School District’s Glenside Elementary School for a full day of learning, excitement and fun from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28.
photo of Dominic Frongillo

Dominic Frongillo: How the Millennial Generation is Winning a Just & Sustainable Future

Friday, April 13, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Perkins Student Center MPR

Outspoken advocate and internationally recognized former elected official Dominic Frongillo will share his perspective as the youngest-ever council member in Caroline, New York, and delegate to Uni