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Lindsay and Lexie Kite

Beauty Redefined lecture challenges norms on Sept. 14

Co-founders of the nonprofit organization Beauty Redefined, Lindsay and Lexie Kite will discuss the issues surrounding body image and body shaming at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium, Penn State Berks. The Kite sisters, both doctoral graduates from the University of Utah in the study of media and body image, have dedicated themselves to helping people redefine the meaning and value of beauty. This event is free and open to the public.

Prospective students invited to alumni tours at Penn State Berks on Sept. 24

Prospective students are invited to a day of tours given by Penn State Berks Alumni Lion Ambassadors, as well as current student Lion Ambassadors, beginning at 10 a.m. Sept. 24 at the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Participants and their families are invited to stay after the tours and join the annual Penn State Berks Homecoming Weekend festivities.

Penn State Berks reduces paper usage

As part of Penn State Berks’ ongoing sustainability efforts, student, faculty, and staff joined forces to reduce paper usage during the 2015-16 academic year.

Team promotes recycling with PepsiCo Dream Machine

In an effort to improve recycling efforts at Penn State Berks, the campus' Sustainability Team sought the assistance of the Media Commons to develop a student written and produced video focusing on the PepsiCo Dream Machine, a convenient and rewarding way to recycle bottles and cans on the go in a kiosk in Tully’s cafeteria in the Perkins Student Center.
Penn State Berks students formed an assembly line to make as many sandwiches for the homeless as possible between sessions.

Berks Alternative Spring Break travels to Belfast

Penn State Berks students and staff traveled to Belfast, Ireland to work on initiatives related to youth, hunger, and homelessness–all major issues facing citizens of Northern Ireland.

New Student Orientation - Part 1

Filmed and edited by Connor Hough and Austin McCue

pollunators partners

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

You can feel it in the air every spring and fall when it's "allergy season" in Berks County: the sneezing and running nose, the itchy, watery eyes. But did you ever wonder what your allergies look like? It may soon be possible to actually see your allergies-or rather, the pollen and mold that cause an allergic reaction in some individuals, through a partnership between Penn State Berks and Berkshire Allergy & Asthma Center.
Safe Zone

Safe Zone

Safe Zone is a University-wide program designed to raise awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ population.