Students walking near the Lion Shrine
Odhner and his fellow engineers prepare to launch their rocket.

'Rocket Man'

Kale Odhner and his fellow Penn State Berks students took their senior capstone project all the way to the "Sugar Shot to Space" in California’s Mojave Desert in hopes of breaking a world record for altitude with a sugar-fueled rocket.
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Dr. Kesha Morant Williams stands by a window at the Penn State Health St. Joseph location

Morant Williams gives a voice to the underrepresented

From examining issues related to race, ethnicity, culture, gender and religion through the lens of popular culture, to telling the stories of individuals with invisible illnesses who do not feel heard, Kesha Morant Williams has one main goal in her research.
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photos of students playing gold, men's tennis, baseball, softball, and women's tennis above a banner that says "We are proud of our spring sports teams"

5-for-5: One sweet spring to never forget

Penn State Berks athletics pulled off an amazing feat this spring that has never been seen before, by the program itself or by any institution in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. All five of the teams with championships in the spring won the conference title and four of those teams went on to compete in the NCAA Tournament.
Berks student stencils "No Dumping, Drains to River" in Reading.

Berks teams with Reading Public Works

Berks students teamed up with the City of Reading Public Works Department to implement projects that will inform residents about the harmful effects of dumping chemicals and litter into the storm drains leading into the Schuylkill River.
Students in their workshops during the Conference

Careers with Math Options celebrates 22 years

Penn State Berks celebrated the 22nd anniversary of its Careers with Math Options Conference on May 9. A record total of 335 female seventh-grade students and 35 chaperones from 19 schools around Berks County area attended the day-long event.
Penn State Berks hosts “Bridging the Gap” veterans mental health summit

Penn State Berks hosts 'Bridging the Gap' veterans mental health summit

Penn State Berks will host a mental health summit for veterans titled “Bridging the Gap” from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.
The Berks Alumni Society has honored three of its members with awards

Penn State Berks Alumni Society honors three members

The Berks Alumni Society has honored three of its members with awards. Gregory Flemming received the Volunteer Service Award; Timothy Hillert, Outstanding Young Alumnus; and Shawn Hinkle, Alumni Achievement Award.
Penn State Berks holds adult info session on June 18

Penn State Berks holds adult info session on June 18

Berks Office of Continuing Education will hold an adult learner information session beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 2018, in room 101 of the Franco Building, Penn State Berks.