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Berks gears up for FIRST LEGO League Challenge on Jan. 25

The innovators of tomorrow will practice imaginative thinking and teamwork at the FIRST LEGO League Challenge, set to run from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25.
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Painting a picture of social justice in the city of Reading

Penn State Berks criminal justice students and RIZE youth discuss social issues through art. Photo courtesy of Mateo Toro
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Penn State Berks Chancellor Keith Hillkirk to retire

Hillkirk leaves legacy of commitment to community engagement, ethics and sustainability
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Computer engineering major succeeds after emigrating from Mexico

Among her remarkable achievements are a 3.37 GPA; several engineering and robotics research experiences; numerous scholarships and academic awards; mentoring other students; traveling abroad; and completing internships.
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Penn State Berks center studies methods to eradicate spotted lanternfly

A fungus found in Berks County has potential to be the answer
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Study: Penn State Berks contributes $97.5 million to PA economy

More than 1,356 Pennsylvania jobs can be attributed to Penn State Berks, study finds
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Reading High students to learn about engineering

Penn State Berks students in the college’s FiERCE program (Futures in Engineering: Role-models Can Empower) will host Reading High School 10th graders for an interactive engineering workshop from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.
MLK Jr. Award recipients

High school, college students honored at MLK banquet

Penn State Berks honored one high school student, three college students, and a faculty and staff member during this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. awards banquet on Jan. 20.
Sybrina Fulton

Penn State Berks celebrates Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Penn State Berks will hold the following events in February 2020. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Berks LaunchBox

Berks LaunchBox celebrates anniversary

One year after opening its doors within the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in downtown Reading, Pennsylvania, the Berks LaunchBox has already seen how innovation can spark economic development and generate momentum in the Greater Reading community.
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Penn State Go, the official mobile app of the University is available now

Penn State Go, the official all-in-one mobile app, is available to download in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Penn State Go delivers single sign-on access to features including Canvas, Penn State email, shuttle bus tracking,  campus maps,  grades, class schedules, tuition bills via LionPATH, LionCash+, library services, Starfish academic advising, and more.

Penn State Berks students serve community on MLK Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 20, Penn State Berks students will volunteer in the local community and complete community service activities on campus in an effort to honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.
Inspire the Night

Inspire the Night dinner to raise funds for THON

Berks Benefiting THON, a Penn State Berks student organization, will host a benefit dinner and a night of fun—all for a good cause. The third annual "Inspire the Night" benefit dinner will be held from from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17.
MLK Day 2020

Penn State Berks celebrates MLK Jr. Day with banquet

Penn State Berks will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by hosting a banquet on Monday, Jan. 20. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room.
Jeff Griffin

Author of I’Mpossible to inspire Berks

Jeff Griffin, author of "I’Mpossible: Desire, Dream, Do," will share his inspiring story of overcoming adversity with the Penn State Berks community at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.

Develop viable business ideas at the Berks LaunchBox

Through the series of courses listed below, participants will be able to brainstorm, design, develop and test an idea for a new startup, or a new direction to improve an existing business, by identifying your assets and considering the opportunities around you.