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Vibrant campus life awaits students at Berks

At Penn State Berks, students have the opportunity to create a college experience unlike any other.
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.
Penn State Berks students worked to help restore mangrove forests during the Alternative Spring Break to Puerto Rico.

Planting the seeds of service in San Juan, Puerto Rico

This year, the Penn State Berks Alternative Spring Break program took a group of six students, along with a staff adviser, to San Juan, Puerto Rico where they spent a week working on a mangrove reforestation project.
THON 2018's official grand total of $10,151,663.93

Berks leads campus fundraising for THON

At the end of the 46-hour Penn State dance marathon known as THON on Sunday, February 18, 2018, it was announced that Penn State Berks lead the commonwealth campuses in fundraising totals.
A student at Opportunity House carrying a tray of appetizers

Students turn emergency shelter into five-star restaurant

Penn State Berks students turned Opportunity House, the Reading emergency shelter, into a five-star restaurant for its clients on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.
The Penn State Berks women's soccer team

Women's soccer wins fifth straight NEAC Title

The Penn State Berks women's soccer team won its fifth straight North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship Title after defeating Penn College on Sunday afternoon.
Tully's worker prepares an order at the quesadilla bar

Beyond the burger: Campus dining gets major overhaul

From hand-dipped creamery ice cream to weekly burrito bars and surf-and-turf nights, dining at Penn State Berks has gotten a major overhaul since Jonathan Kukta took over.
Melissa Daniels Foster

20 Questions

for Berks Alumna Melissa Daniels Foster, Chief Engineer for ExxonMobil Chemical
Orientation Leaders with the Nittany Lion Shrine

Caution: Bright Futures Ahead

Berks orientation leaders ease transition to college life
Retired FBI Supervisory Agent James “Fitz” Fitzgerald

The Criminal Mind

James Fitzgerald, a former student at Penn State Berks and Penn State alumnus and the FBI agent responsible for bringing the Unabomber to justice, will be portrayed in the scripted Discovery Channel miniseries titled "Manhunt: Unabomber", premiering August 1.

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