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Imane Guisse

Global Studies major receives WACA Scholarship

Imane Guisse, a junior at Penn State Berks, was one of 25 students nationwide to receive a scholarship from the World Affairs Council of America to attend the Future of American Leadership Conference, set for Nov. 15-17 in Washington, D.C.
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Berks celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Penn State Berks will hold a variety of events during the week of Nov. 13–19. The college has several lectures planned for aspiring student entrepreneurs and one event is open to the public. The events are sponsored in part by the Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development Center.

Berks hosts Math & Science Day for elementary students

Approximately 100 first-graders from the 10th and Green Elementary School of the Reading School District will visit Penn State Berks for a Math and Science Day on Monday, Oct. 30.
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.
Melissa Daniels Foster

20 Questions

for Berks Alumna Melissa Daniels Foster, Chief Engineer for ExxonMobil Chemical
Erickson Discovery Grants

Eight Berks students receive 2017 Erickson Grants

This year, eight students at Penn State Berks received the University’s prestigious Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. Penn State Berks had the highest number of student recipients of any Penn State campus other than University Park.
The XM200, the flagship 3D printer from Xact Metal.

Xact Metal’s 3D-printing technology launches

3-D-printing startup Xact Metal’s unique technology and promising new product began with a big idea in a dorm room at Penn State Berks.
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5 Berks students receive 2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

This year, five students at Penn State Berks received the University’s Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. The campus had the highest number of recipients of any location outside University Park.

College hosts ISC Convention

Chemistry students from across the region visited Penn State Berks for the Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention on April 29. Fifteen students from nine institutions of higher education presented their research. 
Nate at graduation

Nihiser travels winding road

Nathan Nihiser has traveled a long and windy road that led him to cross the stage of commencement, graduating cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in electro-mechanical engineering technology from Penn State Berks this spring.