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Ricki Kay Deeter

Deeter honored with FFA American Degree

Ricki Kay Deeter enrolled in the Business degree at Penn State Berks because she wanted to help establish and grow her family’s farm in Pine Grove, PA. Her studies have paid off by enhancing her agricultural skills. As a result, she was recently honored with the National FFA (Future Farmers of America) American Degree.
Nittany Watson Challenge

Nittany AI Challenge offers $100,000 in funding

Penn State students, faculty and staff are invited to compete for $100,000 in funding during the Nittany AI Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the Penn State EdTech Network, will give participating teams the opportunity to explore artificial intelligence in higher education to improve the student experience at Penn State, solve real-world problems at the University, and generate startup ideas. The deadline for idea submissions is Jan. 29.
The Penn State Berks 60th Anniversary Logo

Penn State Berks celebrates 60th anniversary in 2018

The college will hold a variety of special events throughout the year for students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Practical Nursing students

Berks Practical Nursing students graduate

A new class of 20 Practical Nursing students walked across the stage to receive their diplomas from Penn State Berks at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8. The ceremony was held in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.

Penn State Berks to host Martin Luther King Jr. banquet on Jan. 15

Penn State Berks will host a banquet in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 15, 2018. This event is free for the campus community but seating is limited and attendees must have a ticket in advance.
A student studies in Thun Library

Penn State Berks unveils Open Education Resources

As part of Penn State University President Barron’s imperative to make educational resources affordable and accessible, Penn State Berks has recently announced new Open Education Resources initiatives to help decrease costs for students and faculty.

Congratulations to the Practical Nursing class of 2017

The Practical Nursing Class of 2017 celebrated their graduation on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.
Lexi Buckalew

Buckalew overcomes challenges, graduates early

When Alexis “Lexi” Buckalew receives her diploma on Dec. 15, 2017, it will be a momentous occasion.
Kathy Cavanaugh

Cavanaugh travels winding road to earn degree

On Dec. 15, 2017, Kathy Cavanaugh, a communication arts and sciences major, will walk across the stage to receive her diploma in front of her three children, as well as her co-workers and friends at Penn State Berks.