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Come “home” to the residence halls at Penn State Berks

At Penn State Berks, we’re all about community and that starts with where you live, eat, and sleep. On-campus housing serves 800+ students in two great living options: The Village and The Woods.
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Welk drafted by Baltimore Orioles

The senior standout continues to make history as he became the first member in Penn State Berks history to be drafted by one of the major U.S. sports leagues.
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Graduates cross the stage at a commencement ceremony in Beaver Community Center

We are Penn State Proud of the Class of 2019! Here are the stories of our featured graduates, talking about how they found their way to Penn State Berks and where they plan to go next.

Featured Graduates

New hip hop course puts a fresh spin on learning

'Critical Approaches to Hip Hop’ examines what hip hop is as a social and political movement.
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Nicholas named 2019 Penn State Teaching Fellow

Associate professor is one of three faculty members University-wide to be honored
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Penn State Berks team advances to MVP Phase of Nittany AI Challenge

Resilient Resumes builds web app to help students create better resumes
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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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Latest News

A statue of the Penn State Nittany Lion at the Penn State Health St. Joseph campus appears in profile in front of a row of trees and weeds. Behind the scene rises a glass tower and bells and windows.

Penn State Health St. Joseph to build simulation lab for nurses

A $425,000 donation will allow Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center and its partner, Penn State Berks, to establish a nursing simulation lab on St. Joseph’s downtown Reading campus.
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Berks LaunchBox announces events and classes

The Penn State Berks LaunchBox is hosting a series of events, including Marketing Mondays and Tinker Tuesdays, 2-7 p.m., throughout the month of July; a Laser Cutter Safety and Orientation course; and special interest meetups in the fall.
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Penn State chefs take home medals from culinary competition

Two teams of Penn State chefs earned medals at the 25th annual American Culinary Federation culinary competition, held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on June 13 and 14.
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Penn State police to serve free refreshments to employees this summer

Penn State police officers across Pennsylvania will host events for Penn State employees this summer featuring a variety of refreshments, from free coffee to pizza to ice cream and more.

LionPATH will be offline July 4-7 for upgrades

LionPATH, Penn State's student information system, is undergoing an upgrade over the Fourth of July weekend and will be unavailable to users from 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, July 4, through noon ET on Sunday, July 7.
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Students travel to Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019

Six members of the Penn State Berks Rainbow Alliance, a student organization, traveled to New York City on June 7 to participate in PRIDE events as part of Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019.
Students preview college life through New Student Orientation

Students preview college life through NSO

This summer, approximately 800 first-year students who will begin their studies in the fall semester at Penn State Berks will get a preview of what college life will be like through the New Student Orientation program.