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Berks raises $62K for THON

Five dancers and a busload of their supporters from the Penn State Berks community traveled to Penn State University Park campus to participate in THON during the weekend of Feb. 17-19. As a result of the 46-hour dance marathon and a year of fundraising efforts, Berks benefiting THON contributed $62,531.35, ranking third among Penn State campuses. THON raised a grand total of $10,045,478.44 million for the Four Diamonds Fund.
Chris Kaag

IM ABLE founder, Berks alumnus to discuss success in the face of adversity

Chris Kaag, founder of the IM ABLE Foundation, will give a presentation titled “Becoming an Advocate for People with Disabilities” at 7:30 p.m. on March 1 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room at Penn State Berks.
Berks THON amount revealed

Alumni Chapter presents check to THON

The Berks County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association presented a check for $5,000 to the Berks Benefitting THON student organization at its annual dancer send-off Feb. 16 in the Perkins Student Center Lion’s Den.
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Theatre Department presents “Greater Tuna”

The Penn State Berks Theatre Department will present "Greater Tuna" by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, through Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Admission is free, but space is limited and donations to the Theatre Department will be accepted.
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Chapter presents check to THON at dancer send-off

The Berks County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association (PSAA) will present a check to the Berks Benefiting THON student organization at their dancer send-off at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Perkins Student Center Lion’s Den, Penn State Berks.
2017 Farm Show Scholarship Recipients

Penn State students receive scholarships at 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Seventeen Penn State students, including 13 enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences, were among 28 who received scholarships from the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation during the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. The foundation awards scholarships to young people who are registered in a post-secondary educational institution and who have exhibited at the Farm Show. To be chosen, students must exhibit leadership qualities and excellent academic performance, according to the foundation.
John Morahan

Penn State Health St. Joseph CEO to speak to graduates

A new class of 171 Penn State Berks students will receive their baccalaureate and associate degrees at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in the Beaver Community Center when Berks hosts the fall 2016 commencement ceremony.

Berks Students and Olivet to hold Litter Fun Day

Penn State Berks students will participate in a litter reduction pilot program for members of the community from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the Olivet Boys & Girls Club Clinton Street location.
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Seventeen Penn State campuses named 2017 Military Friendly Schools

Sixteen Penn State campuses, plus Penn State World Campus, have been named 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media.
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Penn State Berks named to 2017 Military Friendly Schools

Penn State Berks recently was named to the 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media. In addition, Penn State Berks was the only Penn State campus to be awarded the Silver Award, signifying that the campus falls within 30 percent of the 10th-ranked organization.