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Berks alum James Fitzgerald

Berks alum James Fitzgerald to discuss FBI career

Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent James “Fitz” Fitzgerald, a 1975 Penn State graduate and a former student at Penn State Berks, and the agent credited with bringing the Unabomber to justice, will give two special presentations on his career in the FBI: the first at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, and the second at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, both in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.
students serving dinner

Community service at Country Meadows, Opportunity House

Penn State Berks students will visit the residents of Country Meadows and serve dinner at Opportunity House in September.

Berks Move In Day 2017

Join us in welcoming the Class of 2021 to Berks!

Blue Heron painting

Freyberger Gallery presents exhibition of artists

Selected artists, from a special juried exhibition to honor the late CEO Emeritus Frederick H. Gaige, will be featured from Sept. 7 to Oct. 5, with an opening reception at 6 p.m. on Sept. 7, in the Penn State Berks Freyberger Gallery. This event is free and open to the public.
orientation leaders

Berks orientation leaders ease transition to college

Stepping foot on a college campus for the first time can be an intimidating experience for students… until they are greeted by an enthusiastic, energetic group wearing brightly colored outfits complete with tutus and other accessories. Approximately 110 orientation leaders (OLs) are the first to welcome students to Penn State Berks and help to ease the transition to college life.
Sean at typewriter

Penn State Berks presents “College Under the Influence”

Sean Reed, inspirational speaker and author of "College Under the Influence," will discuss this controversial topic during two presentations at Penn State Berks on Aug. 28, one at 12:15 p.m. and another at 7 p.m., in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Both presentations are free and open to the public.
Orientation Leaders with the Nittany Lion Shrine

Caution: Bright Futures Ahead

Berks orientation leaders ease transition to college life
James Fitzgerald

Berks alum Fitzgerald featured in 'Manhunt: Unabomber'

Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent James “Fitz” Fitzgerald, a 1975 Penn State graduate and a former student at Penn State Berks, is the agent responsible for bringing the Unabomber to justice. He is portrayed in the scripted Discovery Channel miniseries titled, "Manhunt: Unabomber," which premiered Aug. 1.

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.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.

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