Why Penn State Berks? Advice for prospective students

Choosing a college is hard. There are so many things to take into consideration — especially when it comes to your future. When you’re making this kind of investment in yourself, you want to make sure it’s the right school.

From Berks to Thailand to Portugal, alumna charts her own course

Nicole Heker ’15 went on a ‘journey of unlearning’ that originally took her from Penn State to Thailand, then on to Indonesia, to India, and back to Thailand – where she began 15-month solo bicycle excursion that ended in Portugal.

Penn State Day Open House

Future Penn Staters and Penn State Families are invited to join us for an informative and fun filled morning at Penn State Berks. Presentations will cover the application process, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, real life student, faculty, and alumni stories and experiences.

Berks student receives Erickson Discovery Grant

For student G. Michael Shott Jr., hip-hop has always been a source of inspiration. When he learned about the Penn State Erickson Discovery Grants, he took a chance and submitted a proposal.

Berks students named to Reading’s first youth commission

Three Penn State Berks students are taking active steps to make a difference in the city of Reading. They were among the 10 young adults who City Council voted to approve to serve on the first Reading Youth Commission.

Berks “sister-preneurs” develop DN Organics hair care

Berks alumni Cory Dahlia Varona Corniel and Nicol Varona Cancelmo are entrepreneurs, or “sister-preneurs,” who have launched DN Organics, a natural hair care line created to empower women.

Take a Virtual Tour of Penn State Berks

Join our Lion Ambassadors on a guided virtual tour of Penn State Berks! We can't wait to show you our beautiful campus from the comfort and safety of your own home.