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Melissa Daniels Foster

20 Questions

for Berks Alumna Melissa Daniels Foster, Chief Engineer for ExxonMobil Chemical
The ribbon-cutting ceremony included the Chancellor and professors

Penn State Berks unveils new Fluid Discovery Lab

The Fluid Discovery Lab is the newest state-of-the-art engineering laboratory in the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building and the only open access laboratory dedicated to the study of fluid dynamics in the Penn State system.
PEPP Students

College Celebrates 25 Years of PEPP

Penn State Educational Partnership Program is a partnership between Penn State Berks and the Reading School District
A student checks on her sustainabilite beehive project

Penn State Berks students put environmental awareness at forefront

The Penn State Berks campus offers the perfect setting for connecting with nature, as well as a unique opportunity for students and faculty to explore environmental issues.
Denise Castro, student marshal for the afternoon ceremony, leads the graduates through the reception line of faculty, staff, administrators, and platform party members celebrating their achievement.

Berks graduates largest class in history of college

A new class of Penn State Berks students–its largest graduating class to date–earned their baccalaureate and associate degrees on Saturday, May 7, 2016, when the college hosted its spring 2016 commencement ceremonies.
Launick Saint-Fort

Saint-Fort to complete NIH Fellowship in Infectious Disease

It has been a long and winding road from Haiti to graduation for Launick Saint-Fort, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major. She came to the United States with her family when she was just eleven years old, and worked for a few years before enrolling in Penn State Berks.

Cassandra Carnell checks her bee boxes on campus

Berks bees subject of student’s independent study

What does the study of honey bees have to do with pollen variations and seasonal allergies?
Tami Mysliwiec works with a student researcher

GOING VIRAL: Mysliwiec advocates for student researchers

When you walk into Dr. Tami Mysliwiec’s biological laboratory, you will find her surrounded by students, working on research. “Our job is to train student scientists,” states Mysliwiec. “Students are the future of research.”

Penn State Berks has partnered with Penn State Health St. Joseph.

College develops entrepreneurial ecosystem

In partnership with Penn State Health St. Joseph, Penn State Berks has received a $50,000 seed grant as part of the Invent Penn State initiative.
Students work on the pollen collection part of the project

College partners with allergy practice to show patients what allergies look like

It may soon be possible to actually see your allergies through a partnership between Penn State Berks and Berkshire Allergy & Asthma Center.