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.
The owner of Pizzeria Beddia, named ‘Best Pizza in America’ by Bon Appétit Magazine in 2015, has dedicated his career to learning how to make the best pizza he can. But finding his way to pizzaiolo fame took Beddia along a winding path, beginning at Penn State Berks in the Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management program.
This integrated pathway involves early and intensive advising for high school students seeking to earn an ABET-accredited engineering degree and also wanting the hands-on experience offered by the CTC and the Schmidt Training and Technology Center.
To get started, all students should first log in to the “Know Your Status” portal and check their test status. For help with planning, students also can use the COVID-19 Testing Requirements Checklist.