This integrated pathway involves early and intensive advising for high school students seeking to earn an ABET-accredited engineering degree and also wanting the hands-on experience offered by the CTC and the Schmidt Training and Technology Center.
Penn State has announced plans to transition its masking and physical distancing requirements on June 28 to more closely align with changes recently announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Pennsylvania Department of Health that relax COVID-19 restrictions for fully vaccinated individuals.
When sisters Cory Dahlia Varona Corniel and Nicol Varona Cancelmo were growing up in the Dominican Republic, they were taught that their natural curly hair was considered messy and unprofessional. Now, using the marketing and business acumen they gained at Penn State Berks, they've launched a company that aims to empower women.
The Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) has awarded seed grants to 22 groups of interdisciplinary researchers for the 2020-21 award cycle. This year, seed grants were awarded to proposals focusing on at least one of IEE’s five strategic research themes — Climate and Ecosystem Change, Health and the Environment, Integrated Energy Systems, Urban Systems, and Water and Biogeochemical Cycles.
Seven Penn State faculty teams have received seed grants for biodiversity research as part of the 2021 “Mainstreaming Biodiversity in a Decade of Action” symposium, developed by Christina Grozinger, Publius Vergilius Maro Professor of Entomology and director of the Center for Pollinator Research, in collaboration with Penn State’s Sustainability Institute.
As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize thirteen Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Thank you Ashley, Kathleen, Ebonie, Alice, Kristen, Nathan, Emily, Clark, John, Jolene, Lisa, Olivia and Tracy — and everyone who helps make Penn State such an incredible community!
Each year, the University Staff Advisory Council (USAC) celebrates three outstanding staff for their accomplishments and contributions to the University. This year, Katina Posney, Sonia Delaquito and Brosi Bradley have been selected as the winners of the Staff Leadership Award, Staff Excellence Award and Staff Leadership Award.
Penn State Berks, along with its valued partners, Reading Area Community College (RACC), Berks County Career and Technology Center (BCTC) and Reading Muhlenberg Career Technology Center (RMCTC) have signed articulation agreements that result in a 2+2+2 engineering pathway.
On May 20, Penn State University Libraries recognized seven outstanding faculty and staff based at Penn State Berks and the University Park campus. Faye Chadwell, dean of University Libraries and Scholarly Communications, presided over a virtual awards ceremony to continue a tradition of recognizing employees that spans at least 47 years.