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Penn State Berks celebrates 60th anniversary in 2018

The college will hold a variety of special events throughout the year for students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Aniyia Williams came to Berks to speak about entrepreneurship

Berks hears about entrepreneurship from Aniyia Williams

Students from Penn State Berks, Abington and Lehigh Valley learned lessons in entrepreneurship from Aniyia Williams, who gave a talk at Berks on Oct. 11.

Students to “Camp Out for Hunger” on Nov. 3

The Penn State Berks Office of Campus Life will be working with the Berks Cares and Yoga and Meditation Society student organizations to host awareness events related to hunger and homelessness.
Penn State Berks students prepare and serve a multiple course meal for residents at the Opportunity House.

Students turn shelter into five-star restaurant

Penn State Berks students will turn Opportunity House, the Reading emergency shelter, into a five-star restaurant for its clients on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Thomas Jay Lynn and his book “Chinua Achebe and The Politics of Narration: Envisioning Language”

Lynn publishes book on Chinua Achebe and politics of narration

Thomas Jay Lynn, associate professor of English at Penn State Berks, has published his first book — “Chinua Achebe and The Politics of Narration: Envisioning Language”
Chancellor Keith and Mrs. Suzanne Hillkirk

Hillkirk creates ethics, sustainability endowment

Penn State Berks Chancellor R. Keith Hillkirk and his wife, Suzanne, have recently created a new endowment, the Hillkirk Family Program Endowment for Ethics and Sustainability. The name reflects the passion that the Hillkirks have for these two priorities, which are emphasized in the college’s strategic plan.
Unity Day

Penn State Berks welcomes largest international class

This fall, Penn State Berks welcomed its largest class of international students: a total of 126. Of that number, 66 are new students. To help these students succeed, the college has implemented a variety of programs and events.
Traduki Presentation

Berks entrepreneurs present startup to President Barron

Two student entrepreneurs from Penn State Berks were recently invited to make a presentation on their company to Penn State President Eric Barron at the Schreyer House for the President’s annual football tailgate event.
Penn State Berks students prepare and serve dinner to the clients of Opportunity House, in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Penn State Berks students to volunteer at Country Meadows, Opportunity House

Volunteer opportunities in October include visiting Country Meadows and serving dinner at Opportunity House.
College partners with community and Olivet for trail cleanup

College partners with community and Olivet for trail cleanup

Penn State Berks students, community members, and children in the City of Reading will gather in Northwest Reading to clean up a one-mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail.