50th Anniversary Projects

50th Anniversary Projects

Preserving our History

We are Penn State Berks book cover

Our History in Print

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Penn State Berks in 2008, the college's three leaders joined forces to document the campus' rich history by publishing a book titled We Are Penn State Berks. The history book was edited by Lisa Baldi, Director of Strategic Communications. Read about the book »


50th anniversary quiltCommemorative Quilt

A commemorative quilt, comprised of fifty squares commemorates our 50th anniversary. The project was coordinated by Connie Dunston, administrative assistant to the Chancellor. Each square depicts a facet of Penn State Berks. 
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collaborative effort to create mural - student works on mural

Mural: Penn State Berks in Motion

Art instructor Beverly Leviner designed a mural which represents the physical and academic transformation of the campus from its early years to the time of our 50th anniversary.
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Harold Perkins

Our History in Video

As part of our anniversary celebration in 2008, multimedia specialist Mary Ann Mengel filmed and edited a series of video interviews with individuals who shared their part in the rich history of Penn State Berks.
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