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Eleven Penn State students to present research to PA legislators on April 25

Undergraduate students representing seven of Penn State’s campuses will present their research to legislators at the 15th annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference, taking place at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg on April 25.
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Penn State Berks celebrates Sustainability Month

The Penn State Berks Sustainability Team, led by Mahsa Kazempour, associate professor of science education, is hosting a variety of activities and events in April for the college’s second annual Sustainability Month celebration. 
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Seniors to establish food pantry as part of Class Gift

Hunger has become an increasing problem across college campuses, and this year’s senior class at Penn State Berks is hoping to make a difference by establishing a food pantry on campus.

'Be Bold, Take Charge' initiative hosts clothing drive

“Be Bold, Take Charge,” a multi-sector community health initiative between Penn State Berks and Penn State Health St. Joseph, is hosting a professional clothing drive in partnership with Goodwill Industries and Berks Connections Pretrial Services through April 2.
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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.
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Creativity and Entrepreneurship Workshop slated for March 1 at Penn State Berks

The Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Center will hold a Creativity and Entrepreneurship Workshop for Reading School District middle school students enrolled in the Penn State Educational Partnership Program on March 1. This program will bring PEPP students to Penn State Berks for the day with the purpose of introducing them to entrepreneurship.
FIRST Lego League Competition 2017

FIRST Lego League 2017

Middle school students compete with their robots to complete tasks at the first FIRST Lego League competition held at Penn State Berks.

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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.
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Screening of 'Finding Jenn’s Voice' on Feb. 23

Penn State Berks Police Service will sponsor a screening of "Finding Jenn's Voice," followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Tracy Schott, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 23 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. The screening is part of the University’s “Stand for State” program.
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Students to prepare dinner at Opportunity House

Penn State Berks students will prepare and serve dinner to the clients of Opportunity House, the Reading emergency shelter, on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 4:45–8 p.m. Students volunteer regularly at Opportunity House as part of the college’s commitment to community service.

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