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Katie Amaral

Amaral helps Berks Forensics Unit

During a recent ceremony to announce that the Berks County Forensic Services Unit had achieved international accreditation in the field of forensic inspection from the American National Standards Institute-American Society for Quality National Accreditation Board, or ANSI-ASQ, Katie Amaral was front and center on the stage in plain clothes with the uniformed unit members.
Office for General Education

Sixteen faculty members named first General Education Faculty Fellows

Sixteen faculty members representing various campuses, colleges, and General Education areas at Penn State, have been named General Education Faculty Fellows. The General Education Faculty Fellows Program is a new initiative of the recently created Office for General Education.
Rebecca Strzelek

Penn State Laureate to visit Berks campus

Professor Rebecca Strzelek, Penn State's Laureate for 2016-2017 academic year, will give a presentation on the art of jewelry-making using cutting-edge computer technology at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building, room 121, Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the public.
James Shankweiler, coordinator of Be Bold, Take Charge

Be Bold, Take Charge

James Shankweiler, coordinator of Be Bold, Take Charge, discusses the initiative with Felisa Preciado, (pictured left) Penn State Administrative Fellow, and Nena Koschny, Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications for Invent Penn State.

Michele with video projector

Ramsey honored with Junior League of Reading Community

E. Michele Ramsey, associate professor of communication arts & sciences and women's studies at Penn State Berks, has recently been honored with the 2016 Junior League of Reading Community Partner Award.
Randall with wall of skulls

New Book examines Rwandan identity

Randall Fegley, associate professor of history and politics at Penn State Berks, examines the concept of myth and trauma as experienced by Rwandans and how Rwanda is viewed by the outside world in his new book, "A History of Rwandan Identity and Trauma: The Mythmakers’ Victims."
Stella receives 2016 Excellence in Advising Award

Stella receives 2016 Excellence in Advising Award Photo

Michael Stella, Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser at Penn State Berks, receiving the 2016 Penn State Excellence in Advising Award with President Barron.

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.”

Old Main-spring

Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.
Old Main

Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2016

Following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.

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